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Guide to the Sennet W. Gilfillan Correspondence with Stanford University SCM0044
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  • Title: Sennet W. Gilfillan correspondence with Stanford University
    Identifier/Call Number: SCM0044
    Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 53.0 item(s)
    Date (inclusive): 1947-1958
    creator: Gilfillan, Sennet W.
    creator: Gilfillan, Sennet W.

    Custodial History note

    Gift of Raymond O. Bergstrom, 1986.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Correspondence with Frederick E. Terman and David S. Jacobson regarding Gilfillan's contributions to scholarships for electrical engineering students and the Gilfillan Wing of the Electronics Laboratory; some of Terman's letters concern faculty and research projects of the department. Also includes two articles about Gilfillan.

    Scope and Contents note

    Gilfillan, Stanford Class of 1912, was an electronics manufacturer and developer of an airport radar landing system. He was a frequent contributor to Stanford's programs in electronics and electrical engineering.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Jacobson, David S.
    Jacobson, David S.
    Stanford University--Finance.
    Stanford University. Dept. of Electrical Engineering
    Stanford University. -- General subdivision--Finance.;
    Terman, Frederick Emmons, 1900-1982