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Guide to the Donald Putnam Abbott Correspondence and Report SCM0379
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Description
Two letters by Abbott (one to Dave Epel) and a report from a trip on the research vessel Proteus in the Gulf of California.
Background
Donald Putnam Abbott, one of Stanford's great teachers, died in Honolulu on January 18, 1986. He had been treated for cancer for several years. He was a native of Chicago (where his father was a physician and professor of medicine in the University of Chicago who died very young). After Don graduated from University High School, he headed west to Hawaii where he worked for a year or two, then attended the University of Hawaii from which he graduated in 1941. Pearl Harbor exploded, and he enlisted in the Army, serving in the Chemical Warfare Service through the war.
Extent
1.0 folder(s)
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.