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Guide to the A. B. C. Walker Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0658
    Creator: Walker, A. B. C.
    Title: A. B. C. Walker papers
    Dates: 1983-1990
    Physical Description: 18 Linear feet
    Summary: Collection pertains to his research and teaching and includes grant files (proposals, budgets, correspondence, etc.); photographs of stellar phenomena (prints and negatives); drawings, graphs, charts and computer printouts; and files from the classes he taught at Stanford.
    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

    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

    A. B. C. Walker Papers (SC0658). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Arthur B. C. Walker, an innovative astrophysicist and a mentor of women and minority students, was a professor of applied physics at Stanford University from January 1974 until his death in 2001. He earned his B.S. in physics at Case Institute of Technology in 1957 and his Ph.D. at the University of Illinois in 1962. After completing his doctorate, he served 3 years in the U.S. Air Force at the Weapons Laboratory and then joined the Space Physics Laboratory of the Aerospace Corporation. At Stanford, Walker constructed, launched, and carried out observations of the Sun's Corona in successive rocket launched payload experiments.

    Description of the Collection

    Collection pertains to his research and teaching and includes grant files (proposals, budgets, correspondence, etc.); photographs of stellar phenomena (prints and negatives); drawings, graphs, charts and computer printouts; and files from the classes he taught at Stanford.

    Access Terms

    Stanford University. Dept. of Physics--Faculty.
    Walker, A. B. C.
    Astronomical instruments.
    Sun--Corona.
    X-ray astronomy.