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Guide to the Douglas Merritt Whitaker Papers
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Description
Papers include articles, speeches, slides used in lecture on evolution, some correspondence and lecture notes, and material on the Bikini atom bomb tests.
Background
Professor of Biology at Stanford (1931-1955); Dean of the School of Biological Sciences (1946-1949); Dean of Graduate Studies (1948-1951); Dean of Humanities and Sciences (1951-1952). Acting Vice-President of the University (1948-1949); and Provost (1952-1955). Also served as chief biologist for the Bikini atom bomb tests.
Extent
3 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.