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Guide to the Statement on Sighting of an Unidentified Flying Object in 1896, Recorded in 1961
SCM0328  
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SCM0328
    Creator: Palmer, Silas H.
    Creator: Palmer, Silas H.
    Title: Statement on sighting of an unidentified flying object in 1896, recorded in 1961
    Dates: 1961
    Physical Description: 0.02 Linear feet (2 leaves)
    Summary: 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.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Green Library
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information

    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

    Statement on Sighting of an Unidentified Flying Object in 1896, Recorded in 1961 (SCM0328). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    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.

    Description of the Collection

    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.

    Access Terms

    Palmer, Silas H.
    Unidentified flying objects.