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Guide to the Benjamin M. Page Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0414
    Creator: Page, Benjamin M. (Benjamin Markham), 1911-
    Title: Benjamin M. Page papers
    Dates: 1929-1996
    Physical Description: 51 Linear feet
    Summary: Papers include correspondence, minutes, budgets, class notes, course files, student papers, reports, maps, and research files and pertain to his activities as professor, department administrator, and scientist. Some papers relate to his work with the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (AEC/NRC). There are also papers relating to the geological investigation of the site for the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center; photographs from geology trips, 1930-1953, including the department's summer geology field classes, 1941 and 1946-49; and an album of photo negatives from Page's student days, 1929-32, on hiking/camping trips, geology trips, other students, and his dorm room.
    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

    Gift of Benjamin M. Page, 1991; and transfer from Dept. of Geology, 1997-2000.

    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

    Benjamin M. Page Papers (SC0414). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Geologist. Page, a member of the Stanford class of 1933, also earned his master's degree in 1934 and his Ph.D in 1940 at Stanford. He joined the Stanford faculty in 1943, becoming full professor in 1952; he was head of the Geology Department from 1957-62 and again from 1965-68. He retired in 1976. Page's special fields are structural geology and the relationship between geological structures and plate tectonics.

    Description of the Collection

    Papers include correspondence, minutes, budgets, class notes, course files, student papers, reports, maps, and research files and pertain to his activities as professor, department administrator, and scientist. Some papers relate to his work with the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (AEC/NRC). There are also papers relating to the geological investigation of the site for the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center; photographs from geology trips, 1930-1953, including the department's summer geology field classes, 1941 and 1946-49; and an album of photo negatives from Page's student days, 1929-32, on hiking/camping trips, geology trips, other students, and his dorm room.

    Access Terms

    Page, Benjamin M. (Benjamin Markham), 1911-
    Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
    Stanford University. Dept. of Geology--Faculty.
    Stanford University. Dept. of Geology
    U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Advisory Committee on Reactor Safequards.
    Geology--Study and teaching (higher).
    Photoprints
    Plate tectonics
    Topographical surveying.