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Snowflakes, 1940-1941

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 3

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The John Gibson Winans papers, 1930-1982 (bulk 1940-1953) contains the personal and professional papers of J. Gibson Winans, mainly from his affiliation with the University of Wisconsin and Sylvania Electric Products Inc. The collection includes correspondence pertaining to conferences, research, and other professional activities, as well as early indications of Winans' eventual involvement in politics, including a letter from Senator Joseph McCarthy. Also includes research reports, notes on physics and other topics, teaching materials, documents related to Winans' publication history, and other miscellaneous items.


  • 1940-1941


Terms of Access and Use

The John Gibson Winans papers, 1930-1982 (bulk 1940-1953) are open to researchers.

Privacy protected information (including but not limited to certain educational, medical, financial, criminal, attorney-client, and/or personnel records) may be revealed during use of archival collections, particularly in collections that are unprocessed or have been minimally processed. Researchers agree to make no notes or other recordation of privacy protected information if found within the archival collections, and further agree not to publish, publicize, or disclose such information to any other party for any purpose if found within the archival collections.

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Pursuant to University Archives Restricted Records Policy regarding personnel records, access to folders 1.42-1.44 of this collection is RESTRICTED until January, 2029. Please see the Terms of Access and Use at the file level for specific information regarding the dates of restriction for specific materials within this collection.


From the Collection: 1.83 Linear Feet (1 record carton, 2 manuscript boxes)

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Repository Details

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