William Webster Hansen papers, 1928-1974.

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Hansen, W. W. (William Webster), 1909-1949. William Webster Hansen papers, 1928-1974.

William Webster Hansen papers, 1928-1974.

This collection consists primarily of W. W. Hansen's correspondence with professional colleagues, 1934-1949, including several folders on the formation of the Stanford Microwave Laboratory (later renamed the Hansen Laboratory of Physics). Major correspondents include Felix Bloch, Edward Bowles, Ed Condon, E. S. Erwin, Paul Kirkpatrick, Philip M. Morse, Sperry Gyroscope Co., David L. Webster, Ray Lyman Wilbur, and John R. Woodyard. Other materials include research notes, bibliographic and biographic information, Hansen's account of the development of the klystron, reports on the first linear accelerator at Stanford, unpublished manuscripts, reprints, patents, some pieces of apparatus, photographs, and two scrapbooks.

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Condon, Edward Uhler, 1902-1974

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