Statement gives the details of his sighting of a Zeppelin-like object near Forest Hill in Placer County, California, in the
summer of 1896; the statement was typed, witnessed, and notarized in July 1961.
Silas H. Palmer was a successful construction engineer, builder, and financier; he was a partner in the firm that helped to
build the Stanford Stadium in 1921. He endowed a professorship in civil engineering at Stanford University.
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.
This collection is open for research.