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Guide to the Marvin Chodorow Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0761
    Creator: Chodorow, Marvin
    Title: Marvin Chodorow papers
    Dates: 1929-1993
    Bulk Dates: 1943-1974
    Physical Description: 12 Linear feet
    Summary: 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.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
    Stanford University Libraries.
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    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.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    Marvin Chodorow Papers (SC0761). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    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.

    Description of the Collection

    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.

    Access Terms

    Chodorow, Marvin
    Stanford University--Faculty.
    Stanford University. Dept. of Physics.
    Klystrons.
    Linear accelerators
    Microwave tubes.
    Physics.