The papers of Walter E. Meyerhof document his administrative,
teaching, and research activities in the Department of Physics at Stanford; included are
departmental records, correspondence, course materials, research files, grant files,
committee minutes and records, reports, and reprints. Some of the class files are those
of Prof. John D. Walecka.
Walter E. Meyerhof earned his M.A. in physics in 1944 and Ph.D. in 1946 at the
University of Pennsylvania. He taught at the University of Illinois, Urbana before
joining the Stanford faculty in 1949. He retired from active teaching in 1992.
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