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Guide to the Leonard I. Schiff Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0220
    Creator: Schiff, Leonard I. (Leonard Isaac), 1915-
    Creator: Schiff, Leonard I., 1915-1971.
    Title: Leonard I. Schiff papers
    Dates: 1948-1971
    Physical Description: 26 Linear feet
    Summary: Professional correspondence, reports and committee papers relating to Professor Schiff's work at Stanford as well as with the National Academy of Science and NASA. Of note are papers relating to his term as head of the Physics Department at Stanford 1948-66 and as a faculty leader. Also includes mimeographed version of his textbook on quantum mechanics, 1947.
    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 Mrs. Leonard Schiff, 1979.

    Information about Access

    none

    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

    Leonard I. Schiff Papers (SC0220). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Professor of physics at Stanford University, 1947-1970; head of the Physics Department 1948-1966.

    Description of the Collection

    Professional correspondence, reports and committee papers relating to Professor Schiff's work at Stanford as well as with the National Academy of Science and NASA. Of note are papers relating to his term as head of the Physics Department at Stanford 1948-66 and as a faculty leader. Also includes mimeographed version of his textbook on quantum mechanics, 1947.

    Access Terms

    Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
    Barschall, H. H. (Heinrich Hermann), 1915-
    Bloch, Felix , 1905-
    Drell, Sidney D.
    Hofstadter, Robert.
    Kaplan, Henry S., 1918-
    Schawlow, Arthur L., 1921-1999
    Schiff, Leonard I., 1915-1971.
    Stanford University--Faculty.
    Stanford University. Dept. of Physics.
    United States. Air Force.
    College teachers.
    Nuclear physics --Research.
    Physicists.
    Physics.
    Quantum theory.
    Relativity (Physics)
    Reports.