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Archives, History & Records Office

Archives, History & Records Office | SLAC Research Library |

Last Updated: 08/26/2020

Hours: By appointment Monday-Friday during regular work hours.


Archives E-mail: slacarc[@]
RM E-mail: recordsmgt[@]
Phone: (650)926-3091
Post: SLAC Archives and History Office, M/S 82, 2575 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025.

Office Location: Bldg.50, Rm.122

Dick Taylor Story

Dick was an immense physicist and also a very good friend of France when he came to the work as a young post-doc at the end the 50's in LAL (Laboratoire de l'Accélérateur Linéaire). He told us all his reminiscences from that time when he came back to LAL in 2006, for the LAL 50th birthday. Here is the video taken at this occasion.
His slides are also available here. I attach a few photos contained in his slides from Dick and Rita at this time.

It was a very friendly move to come to Europe at this occasion. His health was declining a bit and he told me that it would probably be his last trip to Europe." où nous avait fait l'amitiè de venir en Europe spècialement à cette occasion." I keep very vivid memories of Dick. He gave me much strong and frank advice in very few words on how to go and why, and of course he was always right. LAL has benefited a lot from his advices and vision. We really lose a pioneer of our field and I will miss him a lot.

Guy Wormser


Taylor passport slide   Rita Taylor in newish sportscar   Rita Taylor in same sportscar
(Credit: Dick Taylor)