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Guide to the John Dirk Walecka Notebooks and Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0424
    Creator: Walecka, John Dirk, 1932-
    Title: John Dirk Walecka notebooks and papers
    Dates: 1960-1986
    Physical Description: 3.25 Linear feet
    Summary: Notes, lectures and reports on nuclear theory, general relativity, quantum mechanics, and mathematical physics. Collection also includes reprints and some correspondence.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    Gift of John D. Walecka, 1990.

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    John Dirk Walecka Notebooks and Papers (SC0424). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Walecka, a.b. Harvard 1954 and Ph.D. MIT 1958, joined the Stanford faculty in 1960; he was chair of the Physics Department from 1977 to 1982. He left Stanford in 1987 to be the scientific director of the Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (CEBAF) in Newport News, VA.

    Description of the Collection

    Notes, lectures and reports on nuclear theory, general relativity, quantum mechanics, and mathematical physics. Collection also includes reprints and some correspondence.

    Access Terms

    Stanford University. Dept. of Physics--Faculty.
    Stanford University. Dept. of Physics.
    Walecka, John Dirk, 1932-
    Nuclear physics --Study and teaching.
    Quantum theory --Study and teaching.