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Guide to the David Locke Webster Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0197
    Creator: Webster, David Locke, 1888-1976.
    Title: David Locke Webster papers
    Dates: 1911-1973
    Physical Description: 21 Linear feet
    Summary: Correspondence (1939-70) regarding Webster's interests (e.g. Klystron Tube, compton effect), research notebooks (1916-1970) and correspondence relating to the Physics Department during the 1940's. Also includes glass plates for printing graphs, photographs, and maps.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    Transferred by the Department of Physics, 1978.

    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

    David Locke Webster Papers (SC0197). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    David Locke Webster, professor of physics (1920-1954; emeritus, 1954-1977) and chairman of the Physics Department at Stanford (1920-1942), was born in Boston November 6, 1888. He recieved his B.A. (1910) and Ph.D. (1913) from Harvard University.

    Description of the Collection

    Correspondence (1939-70) regarding Webster's interests (e.g. Klystron Tube, compton effect), research notebooks (1916-1970) and correspondence relating to the Physics Department during the 1940's. Also includes glass plates for printing graphs, photographs, and maps.

    Access Terms

    Stanford University. Dept. of Physics.
    Webster, David Locke, 1888-1976.
    Compton effect.
    Klystrons.
    Physics --History.