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Program of the Bay Area Computer History Perspectives held at SRI International on October 24, 1995, on a 1970 SRI project to create a robot (dubbed Shakey) that used rudimentary artificial intelligence to interact with its surroundings. Speakers were Nils Nilsson, Charles Rosen, Bertram Raphael, Bruce Donald, Richard Fikes, Peter Hart, and Stuart Russell. The video includes clips from the original "Shakey the Robot" movie.
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SCOPE AND CONTENT These papers consist primarily of correspondence between the Hoovers, Professor Clark, and Mr. Clark regarding planning and construction of the Lou Henry Hoover house; and sketches and specifications for the house. Part of the correspondence consists of copied materials from the Lou Henry Hoover papers in the Herbert Hoover Library (West Branch, Iowa), some of which concern Louis Mullgardt's plans for a house. Also included are materials used for and final edition of Mr. Clark's MEMOIRS ABOUT MR. AND MRS. HERBERT HOOVER, WITH PARTICULAR EMPHASIS ON THE PLANNING AND BUILDING OF THEIR HOME ON SAN JUAN HILL (Palo Alto: privately printed, 1969).
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Scope and Content The files of the History Department are diverse and fairly complete and include correspondence, minutes, memoranda, course materials, enrollment records, and reports. A few of the subjects covered by the records are: establishment of the Political Science Department; report on the four-quarter system; History Club minutes; course offerings including those taught in both World Wars; the Army Specialized Training Program of 1941-1945; Independent Study; Problems of Citizenship; Western Civilization; international relations committees; and university-wide committees on faculty self-discipline and general studies. There is also a manuscript History of the History Department. Boxes 1 through 9 were transferred to the Archives in 1966; a folder by folder survey of the papers was made but only names of important personalities were recorded. Boxes 10 through 21 were transferred to the Archives in August 1975. Boxes 10-15 contain the files of Prof. Gordon Craig; in boxes ... Read More
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In addition to a census of patients, these typescript reports cover the nursing school, medical supplies, dietary kitchens, operating room, housekeeping, engineering services, clinics, social service department, and medical departments such as obstetrics, anesthesiology, radiology, and physical therapy. Most of the information is statistical, with some financial information. In some years, the social services reports and the nursing school reports included a narrative account.
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Scope and Content The Albert J. Guérard Research Materials on John Hawkes consists of 1.5 manuscript boxes. The collection contains 19 letters and the photocopies of over 200 letters written by Hawkes to Albert and Maclin Guérard between 1959 and 1994. The originals of the photocopied letters are held by the Harvard Libraries. Also included are several folders of original letters from Sophie Hawkes, primarily to Maclin Guérard. The collection also contains 6 folders of John Hawkes' scholarly works, including page proofs, rare periodical publications, and a copy of The VOICE PROJECT.
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Scope and Content Correspondence, photographs (of China), books and pamphlets about Chinese art, etc.
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Scope and Content Prints, tracings, and sketches of technical equipment such as compressors and generators.
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SCOPE AND CONTENT Summary: Copies of transcript of proceedings in case No. 238, Maria Antonia Mesa, claimant vs. The United States, defendent for the place named "Rinconada del Arroyo de San Francisquito," 1853 and 1861; and notes on Ranchos of Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties from Capt. William M. Kerr Collection, San Diego Serra Museum. Notes made in 1930's from printed sources.
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Scope and Contents Legal papers documenting the agreements between the Spring Valley Water Company and Stanford University regarding Searsville Dam and Resevoir, 1919; and recordbook of measurements of the depth of Searsville Lake and amount of rainfall, 1905-1913, with some notes pertaining to pipes, water flow, and effect of the 1906 earthquake.