Guide to the Meyer Library Flood of 1978 Collection

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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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.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Photos and articles