Finding Aid for the Isadore Rudnick Papers LSC.0384

Finding aid prepared by Jasmine Larkin, 2020.
UCLA Library Special Collections
Online finding aid last updated 2020 December 23.
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575

Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Title: Isadore Rudnick papers
Creator: Rudnick, Isadore, 1917-
Identifier/Call Number: LSC.0384
Physical Description: 38.0 Linear Feet (38 cartons)
Date (inclusive): circa 1940-1987
Physical Location: Stored off-site. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.
Language of Material: Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Portions of collection unprocessed. Please contact Special Collections reference ( for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source and date of receipt unknown.

Biographical History

Rudnick was born on May 8, 1917 in New York City; BA (1938), MA (1940), and Ph. D (1944) UCLA; researcher, Duke Univ., 1942-45; asst. prof. of physics, Pennsylvania State Univ., 1945-48; asst. and assoc. professor (1948-58), then professor of physics, UCLA; won Biennial Award (1948), Silver Medal (1975), and Gold Medal (1982), Acoustical Society of America; his research interests encompassed ultrasonics, high intensity acoustics, cavitation, elastic wave damping in metals, low temperature physics, quantum liquids, and non-linear physics; Rudnick retired in 1987; he died on August 22, 1997 in Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233705 

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Isadore Rudnick papers (Collection 384). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of Isadore Rudnick's papers.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

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