Guide to the Statement on Sighting of an Unidentified Flying Object in 1896, Recorded in 1961

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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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

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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.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Statement