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  • Title: Howard Seifert papers
    Identifier/Call Number: SC0173
    Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 39.5 Linear feet
    Date (inclusive): 1960-1977
    creator: Seifert, Howard, 1911-1977
    creator: Seifert,, 1911-1977.

    Scope and Content

    Papers include correspondence, photographs, newsclippings, notes, memoranda, reports, reprints, proposals, and class materials (notes, problems, exams, and reference sources). Some materials pertain to his work with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and NASA.


    Howard Seifert, an authority on rocket propulsion of space vehicles, was professor of aeronautics and astronautics at Stanford from 1960 to 1976. He also directed the Physical Sciences Laboratory at the United Aircraft Corporation (1960-65) and was president of the American Rocket Society (1960). Before joining the Stanford faculty, he was on the staff at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Space Technology Laboratories and a visiting professor at UCLA.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item], Howard Seifert Papers, SC 173, Stanford University Archives, Stanford, Calif.


    Gift of Mrs. Howard Seifert, 1977, and administrative transfer, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 1979.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.

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    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Jet Propulsion Laboratory (U.S.).
    Seifert, Howard,, 1911-1977.
    Stanford University. Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics. -- General subdivision--Faculty.;
    United States.. National Aeronautics and Space Administration..
    Solar energy--Research.