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Guide to the Robert E. Swain Papers
SC0039  
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Description
Correspondence between Dr. Swain and Stanford President Ray Lyman Wilbur regarding the Chemistry Department and records pertaining to the honor system in the Chemistry Department (1916-1920) and the Cardinal Gun Club (1928-1930).
Background
Professor of Chemistry at Stanford (1902-1941; emeritus 1941-1961), head of the Chemistry Department (1917-1941) and acting president of Stanford (1929-1933). Prof. Swain died in 1961.
Extent
1 Linear feet
Restrictions
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.
Availability
This collection is open for research.