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Guide to the Marvin Chodorow Papers
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Description
Collection includes technical reports, articles, class files, memoranda, drafts and text for lectures, proposals and contracts, notes, correspondence, and minutes. Collection largely pertains to his research in linear accelerators, klystrons, and microwaves; professional activities; classes he taught at Stanford; and administrative duties at Stanford. There are also some materials pertaining to his classes as a student in the 1930s.
Background
Chodorow received his B.A. in 1934 at the University of Buffalo, and his Ph.D., 1939, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He taught at Pennsylvania State College and College of the City of New York and worked with the Sperry Gyroscope Company (1943-47), before joining the faculty at Stanford in 1947. He served as Chair of the Department of Applied Physics from 1962-69 and Director of the Edward L. Ginzton Laboratory, 1959-78. He held a Fulbright Fellowship at Cambridge University, 1962-63, and was elected to the National Academy of Engineering, 1967, and the National Academy of Sciences, 1971.
Extent
12 Linear feet
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.