Guide to David Locke Webser, "Reminiscences of a Rolling Stone" SCM0244
Finding aid prepared by Daniel Hartwig
Dept. of Special Collections & University ArchivesMay 2011
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Title: David Locke Webser, "Reminiscences of a Rolling Stone"
Identifier/Call Number: SCM0244
Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 volume(s)
creator: Webster, David Locke, 1888-1976.
creator: Webster, David Locke,, 1888-1976.
Subjects covered in this autobiography include sailing experiences, airplane testing during World War I, life at Stanford from the 1920s to the 1950s, experiences working on rockets during World War II, and his experiences as a pilot. There is very little on his years at Harvard. A bibliography of Webster's work is included.
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 received his B.A. (1910) and Ph.D. (1913) from Harvard University.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Blois, Richard M.
Stanford University. -- General subdivision--Faculty.;
Wheelwright, Helen W.
Private flying--United States.
World War, 1914-1918.
World War, 1939-1945.