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Guide to the William S. Johnson Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0530
    Creator: Johnson, William S., 1913-
    Title: William S. Johnson papers
    Dates: 1940-1992
    Physical Description: 60 Linear feet
    Summary: Papers document his teaching and research activities and include notebooks, research reports, subject files, correspondence, grant files, reprints, and slides.
    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 the estate of William S. Johnson, 1997.

    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

    William S. Johnson Papers (SC0530). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Johnson, professor of chemistry at Stanford University, was generally regarded as one of the major figures in 20th-century organic chemistry. He served as head of Stanford's chemistry department from 1960 to 1969, and after resigning that post, was appointed the Jackson-Wood Professor of Chemistry which he held until he became emeritus in 1978. He died in 1995.

    Description of the Collection

    Papers document his teaching and research activities and include notebooks, research reports, subject files, correspondence, grant files, reprints, and slides.

    Access Terms

    Johnson, William S.
    Stanford University. Dept. of Chemistry --Faculty.
    Chemistry--Study and teaching.
    Chemistry, Organic.