Finding Aid for the Lawrence Ellsworth Dodd Papers, 1919-1975

Processed by UCLA Library Special Collections staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé.
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Lawrence Ellsworth Dodd Papers
Date (inclusive): 1919-1975
Collection number: 1345
Creator: Dodd, Lawrence Ellsworth, b. 1886.
Extent: 61 cartons (61 linear ft.)
Abstract: Collection consists of personal papers of Dr. Lawrence E. Dodd, professor of physics at UCLA, including correspondence, research notes and materials, photographs, and printed material.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Dept. of Special Collections.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Lawrence Ellsworth Dodd Papers (Collection Number 1345). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Biography

Dodd was born on July 16, 1886 in Cascade, IA; BS, Cornell College, 1910; MS (1914) and Ph.D (1918), Univ. of Iowa; worked for three years at the National Bureau of Standards, Washington, D.C.; joined the physics dept. of the Southern Branch of the Univ. of CA, and remained at UCLA, retiring as professor in 1954; president of the Southern CA section and member of the national executive council, American Assn. of Physics Teachers; research interests included measurements on the properties of matter and geometrical optics; publications include Laboratory experiments in fluids and heat (c1947); he died on Sept. 14, 1975 in Port Angeles, WA.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of personal papers of Dr. Lawrence E. Dodd, professor of physics at UCLA, including correspondence, research notes and materials, photographs, and printed material.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Dodd, Lawrence Ellsworth,--b. 1886--Archives.
University of California, Los Angeles.--Dept. of Physics--Faculty--Archival resources.
Physicists--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.


Container List

Box 1

Includes diaries, personal correspondence and poems

Box 2

Exam pps., offprints

Box 3

Mostly professional correspondence

Box 4

Notecards, manuscripts

Box 5

Includes retirement correspondence, notes, books, offprints (by Dodd)

Box 6

Printed items: includes some by Dodd and some re. UCLA

Box 7

Professional correspondence and pps.

Box 8

Manuscripts, notes

Box 9

Includes exam pps., personal correspondence

Box 10

Correspondence, pps.

Box 11

Mostly "manuscript materials, unpublished"

Box 12

Address cards; personal correspondence and pps. (health care, IRS, etc.), notes

Box 13

Mostly correspondence and pps.

Box 14

Mostly correspondence; notes

Box 15

Mostly correspondence, memorabilia, pps.

Box 16

Bundles of notecards

Box 17

Printed material, card index

Box 18

Mostly manuscripts

Box 19

Includes correspondence, books

Box 20

Includes photo album

Box 21

pages 62-65

Box 22

pages 35-38

Box 23

pages 55-56

Box 24

pages 57-59

Box 25

pages 45-47

Box 26

pages 31-32

Box 27

page 54

Box 28

pages 39-41

Box 29

L.E. Dodd (pck 1-9)

Box 30

pages 48-51

Box 31

manuscript material

Box 32

Dodd (pck. 1-9)

Box 33

pages 42-44

Box 34

Mostly appeals and clippings

Box 35

Some correspondence, mostly clippings, junk mail

Box 41

Clippings, mostly

Box 47

Printed materials, mostly "appeals."

Box 50

Dodd (pck. 13-15)

Box 51

Dodd (pk 28-30)

Box 52

L.E. Dodd (pck. 1-9)

Box 53

pages 22-24

Box 54

Dodd (pck. 1-9)

Box 55

Dodd (pcg. 16-18)

Box 56

Dodd (pc. 10-12)

Box 57

Dodd (pk. 19-21)