Guide to David Locke Webser, "Reminiscences of a Rolling Stone" SCM0244

Finding aid prepared by Daniel Hartwig
Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Stanford University Libraries.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, California, 94305
Repository email: speccollref@stanford.edu
May 2011


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)
Date: 1976
creator: Webster, David Locke, 1888-1976.
creator: Webster, David Locke,, 1888-1976.

Scope and Contents note

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.

Biographical/Historical note

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.
Sailing.
World War, 1914-1918.
World War, 1939-1945.

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