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Guide to the Frederick Slate Papers, 1862-1937
BANC MSS C-B 1051  
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Description
Letters, diaries, drafts of speeches and articles (including a biography of Hilgard), diplomas and photographs, relating mainly to his career at the University. Some papers pertaining to property in Berkeley and to his estaste, and a small group of family papers,1847?-1879, also included.
Background
Frederick Slate, physicist, the University of California at Berkeley, was born in London, England, on January 21, 1852. He obtained his degree from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn in 1871, was instructor of chemistry from 1874 to 1877, and studied at Berlin and Strasbourg from 1877 to 1879. He came to the University of California where he taught physics from 1891 to 1918, and was the author of several books on physics.
Extent
Number of containers: 1 box, 7 v., 1 oversize folder and 1 oversize volume
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.