Vladimir Karapetoff Papers,[ca

Collection Number: 16-6-564

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Vladimir Karapetoff papers, [ca. 1904]-1948.
Collection Number:
16-6-564
Creator:
Vladimir, Karapetoff 1876-1948.
Quantity:
9.2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Manuscript, printed material, scrapbooks, sound recordings, and photographs.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Biographical material, scientific and popular publications, reprints, and manuscripts; photographs and slides; some correspondence; clippings; an annotated first edition of EXPERIMENTAL ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, ten scrapbooks and nine phonograph records.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Professor of Electrical Engineering, Cornell University; writer; musician.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Largely biographical material, including a manuscript autobiography, and a miscellaneous collection of non-scientific writings including essays, poems, and original musical compositions. Includes scientific and popular publications, reprints, and manuscripts; photographs and slides; some personal and professional correspondence; clippings; an incomplete card file of Karapetoff's writings; travel accounts, an annotated first edition of EXPERIMENTAL ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, and ten scrapbooks. Also, nine phonograph records of Cornellians and others including J.F. Cooke, Nathaniel Schmidt, George Lincoln Burr, Albert W. Smith, and Simon Henry Gage, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Norman M. Thomas, Arthur Eddington, W. L. Bragg, and Mrs. Edward MacDowell.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Karapetoff, Vladimir,1876-1948.
Cornell University. College of Engineering.

Subjects:
Electric engineering.
Electric engineers.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Vladimir Karapetoff papers, #16-6-564. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

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