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Guide to the Meyer Library Flood of 1978 Collection
SCM0349  
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SCM0349
    Creator: Stanford University
    Title: Meyer Library flood of 1978 collection
    Dates: 1979
    Physical Description: 0.02 Linear feet (1 folder)
    Summary: Collection includes four photographs of library staff at the Lockheed facilities and two articles on the freezing process.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Green Library
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information

    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

    Meyer Library Flood of 1978 Collection (SCM0349). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    The basement of Meyer Library at Stanford University was flooded in November 1978 from a ruptured water main. Affected books were frozen and then dried in a vacuum chamber at the Lockheed Missiles & Space Company in Sunnyvale, California.

    Description of the Collection

    Collection includes four photographs of library staff at the Lockheed facilities and two articles on the freezing process.

    Access Terms

    Stanford University. Libraries.
    Books--Conservation and restoration.