The Kompfner papers span the years 1937 to 1977 and concentrate primarily on his research interests while at Bell Laboratories,
Stanford University and Oxford University. The collection includes general correspondence files, diaries (1937-41), notebooks
and notes (1937-77), articles and reports (1937-80), awards and drawings. Additional material received 1985 and 1987 includes
correspondence, research files, notebooks, patent records, and publications.
Professor of Applied Physics at Stanford University and world renowned communications scientist, Rudolf Kompfner came to Stanford
in 1973 after a distinguished career at Bell Telephone Laboratories, Oxford University, and with British government research.
10 Linear feet (21 boxes)
Requests for permission to publish materials from this collection should be discussed with the University Archivist. Legal
ownership of Series IV (Bell Laboratory Notebooks) including the right to publish is retained by Bell Laboratories, New Jersey.
This collection is open for research.