Guide to the Statement on Sighting of an Unidentified Flying Object in 1896, Recorded in 1961 SCM0328

Finding aid prepared by Daniel Hartwig
Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Stanford University Libraries.
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Stanford, California, 94305
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October 2010

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Title: Statement on sighting of an unidentified flying object in 1896, recorded in 1961
Identifier/Call Number: SCM0328
Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.0 leaf/leaves
Date: 1961
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.
creator: Palmer, Silas H.
creator: Palmer, Silas H.

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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.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Palmer, Silas H.
Unidentified flying objects.

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Statement