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Guide to the William S. Johnson Papers
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Description
Papers document his teaching and research activities and include notebooks, research reports, subject files, correspondence, grant files, reprints, and slides.
Background
Johnson, professor of chemistry at Stanford University, was generally regarded as one of the major figures in 20th-century organic chemistry. He served as head of Stanford's chemistry department from 1960 to 1969, and after resigning that post, was appointed the Jackson-Wood Professor of Chemistry which he held until he became emeritus in 1978. He died in 1995.
Extent
60 Linear feet
Restrictions
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.
Availability
This collection is open for research.