Collection includes dance cards from Encina Club, Roble Club, Jolly-Up, and other Stanford dances, 1912-1916; invitations and calling cards; letters received from L. G. Weber, and fellow students Edmund W. Pugh and Ward Belnap Blodget, 1913-1915; Stanford songbooks; and assorted mementos, 1913-1932.
Collection includes articles and papers by Hoff on aircraft structures and other matters, 1944-1981; diplomas, awards and other biographical materials, 1928-1997; and materials he collected on the history of aviation including articles, reports, and photographs, 1903-1958.
These papers consist of photocopies of a diary, 1891 to 1893, and of her letters to her husband written from Pacific Grove, 1898 to 1904; as well as a typescript poem and a copy of her book UNICORNS BROWSING AT DAWN (1942). Subjects covered in the diary include faculty housing on Alvarado, anecdotes on faculty members and administrators, opening day exercises, the popularity of bicycles on campus, and other aspects of the early days of Stanford University. The letters were written while Ellen was staying in Pacific Grove with the children, and some include notes by the children. She writes of their walks and excursions to the beach, the children's health, her writing and reading, and news of university affairs in the press, most notably the Ross affair.
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.
Lectures, primarily by non-Stanford professors and energy professionals, on all aspects of energy studies, including fossil fuels, nuclear power, conservation, solar energy, energy industries, energy policy, and political considerations.
Includes “Invention of the Klystron” by E. L. Ginzton; “The Founding of Varian Associates” by Russell Varian; and sections on “NMR, the Physics Experiment that Revolutionized Chemistry,” “The Linear Accelerator,” and “Vacuum Development.”
The bulk of this collection consists mainly of negotiation files for each country the Foreign Bondholders staff were monitoring. The rest of the collection is made up of administrative records typical of a non-profit organization, such as Articles of Incorporation and bylaws, board correspondence, minutes, financial statements and reports. The papers in this collection cover the Foreign Bondholders Protective Council from their inception in 1933 to the late 1980s.