Guide to A Solstician Adventure, December 21, 1978

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
May 2011
Copyright © 2015 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.


Overview

Call Number: SCM0068
Creator: Leighton, Philip Albert, 1897-1983.
Title: A Solstician Adventure, December 21, 1978
Dates: 1978-1981
Physical Description: 0.02 Linear feet (1 folder)
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

Provenance

Custodial History

Gift of the Stanford Historical Society, 1982.

Biographical/Historical note

Includes original introduction by Richard H. Eastman, 1981, photocopy of biography of Leighton by Douglas A. Skoog, c. 1981, and photocopy of Leighton's manuscript, 1978, which concerns his viewing of the sunset from Point Arguello (Santa Barbara County), with a brief history of the exploration of California.

Scope and Contents note

Leighton joined the Stanford University Dept. of Chemistry in 1928; he became a full professor in 1937 and served as executive head of the Department from 1939 until his retirement in 1954.

Access Terms

Stanford University. Department of Chemistry. Faculty.
Stanford University. Department of Chemistry. -- General subdivision--Faculty.;
Point Arguello (Santa Barbara County, Calif.)
Winter solstice.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Papers