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Finding Aid for the Lawrence Ellsworth Dodd Papers, 1919-1975
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • 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.

    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.