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  • Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Title: Lawrence Ellsworth Dodd papers
    Creator: Dodd, Lawrence Ellsworth
    Identifier/Call Number: LSC.1345
    Physical Description: 61.0 Linear Feet (61 cartons)
    Date (inclusive): 1919-1975
    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.
    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.

    Restrictions on Access

    Portions of collection unprocessed. Material in the collection is unavailable for access. Please contact Special Collections reference (spec-coll@library.ucla.edu) for more information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical objects belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. All other 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 1345). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Processing Information

    Processed by UCLA Library Special Collections staff.
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    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 9942329473606533 


    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.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Physicists -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archives.
    Dodd, Lawrence Ellsworth, 1886- --Archives.
    University of California, Los Angeles. Department of Physics--Faculty -- Archives