H. B. Vanfleet papers
Scope and Contents
Contains Vanfleet's research files in addition to various course documents and committee notes from his time under the Department of Physics and Astronomy. Materials date from 1978 to 1995.
- Vanfleet, H. B. (creator, Person)
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Open for public research.
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H. B. Vanfleet (born 1931) is a physics professor and university administrator in Utah.
Howard Bay Vanfleet was born on June 5, 1931 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He married in twice, to Yvonne Dunaway and to Helen Haacke, and had seven children. Vanfleet studied at Brigham Young University, earning a bachelor's of science in 1955. He then completed a Ph.D. in physics at the University of Utah in 1961.
Vanfleet joined the faculty at Brigham Young University in 1960, and served as department chair from 1979 to 1988. His areas of research included ultra-high pressure solid state physics, high temperature superconductors, and other phenomena. In addition to his teaching, he also worked on grant projects for the United States Air Force and Army, consulted for Codevintec Pac, Inc., and was a visiting professor at the American University in Cairo. Vanfleet retired in 1998.
3 cartons (3 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Arranged in two series: 1. H. B. Vanfleet research files. 2. Department of Physics and Astronomy records.
Transferred from Records Management in August 2012.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred; Records Management; August 2012.
Office files (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
Processed; Dani Peterson; December 2012.
- Register of H. B. Vanfleet papers
- Dani Peterson
- 2012 December 6
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives Repository
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US