Guide to the Meyer Library Flood of 1978 Collection SCM0349

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
October 2010

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Title: Meyer Library flood of 1978 collection
Identifier/Call Number: SCM0349
Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder(s)
Date: 1979
Summary: Collection includes four photographs of library staff at the Lockheed facilities and two articles on the freezing process.

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.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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

Box 1

Photos and articles