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Guide to the Ralph Harrison Sherry Papers
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Description
Papers consist primarily of charts, drawings, illustrations, and photographs used in his book STEEL TREATING PRACTICE, published in 1929. Other items include a letter from Bob Schenck commenting on Sherry's manuscript, 1928; a letter from Syd Ramage (?) about his research with gasoline, n.d.; a photograph of Walther Mathesius, 1950; and reprints, 1907-53.
Background
Sherry earned his a.b. in chemistry at Stanford University, 1904, and his M.A. in 1905; he was a metallurgical engineer.
Extent
0.5 linear foot
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.