Guide to the Stanford Amateur Radio Club Scrapbook

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0885
Creator: Stanford Amateur Radio Club.
Title: Stanford Amateur Radio Club scrapbook
Dates: 1941-1957
Physical Description: 0.5 linear foot
Summary: Scrapbook contains clippings, articles, correspondence, membership list, certificates (one issued to Osward G. Villard), photographs, and 1 FCC complaint; some of the correspondence is with the American Radio Relay League regarding records of calls made by the club. Photographs are of the raising of an antenna, 1950, a visit from the UC-Berkeley club, 1951, and a group image of operators for many other stations, 1951.
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

Stanford Amateur Radio Club Scrapbook (SC0885). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

The “ham radio” station W6YX at Stanford dates back to 1924 and is still active; electronics professor Oswald G. Villard Jr. served as faculty advisor and trustee for many years.

Description of the Collection

Scrapbook contains clippings, articles, correspondence, membership list, certificates (one issued to Osward G. Villard), photographs, and 1 FCC complaint; some of the correspondence is with the American Radio Relay League regarding records of calls made by the club. Photographs are of the raising of an antenna, 1950, a visit from the UC-Berkeley club, 1951, and a group image of operators for many other stations, 1951.

Access Terms

Stanford Amateur Radio Club.
Stanford University--Students.
Villard, Oswald G.
W6YX (Radio station : Stanford)
Amateur radio stations.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Scrapbook