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Guide to the C.F. Quate Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms
  • See also AM 2004-002, medals awarded to Quate:

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0347
    Creator: Quate, C.F.
    Title: C.F. Quate papers
    Dates: ca. 1961-1984
    Physical Description: 13.5 Linear feet
    Summary: Correspondence, memoranda, press releases, contracts, grants, course materials and other records pertaining to his research and teaching at Stanford, including work at the Ginzton Laboratory; and offsets, glossies, and slides from the acoustic microscope project.
    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

    Provenance

    Gift of Calvin F. Quate, 1987.

    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

    C.F. Quate Papers (SC0347). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Calvin F. Quate earned his degrees in electrical engineering at the University of Utah (B.S., 1944) and Stanford University (Ph.D., 1950). He joined the Stanford faculty in 1961 as professor in the applied physics and electrical engineering departments, serving two terms as chair of the department of applied physics. He was Associate Dean of Humanities and Sciences from 1972-1974 and 1982-1983. In 1988 he received the IEEE's Medal of Honor for the invention of the scanning acoustic microscope.

    Description of the Collection

    Correspondence, memoranda, press releases, contracts, grants, course materials and other records pertaining to his research and teaching at Stanford, including work at the Ginzton Laboratory; and offsets, glossies, and slides from the acoustic microscope project.

    Access Terms

    Quate, C.F.
    Stanford University. Dept. of Applied Physics --Faculty.
    Stanford University. Dept. of Electrical Engineering --Faculty.
    Acoustic microscopes.
    Electrical engineering
    Physics --Research.
    Slides.

    See also AM 2004-002, medals awarded to Quate:

    IEEE Third Mellenium Medal, 2000
    IEEE Medal of Honor 1988
    National Medal of Science, 1992
    National Medal of Technology
    Aspen Highlands Silver Nastar