Vladimir Karapetoff papers, [ca. 1904]-1948.
Collection Number: 16-6-564

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Vladimir Karapetoff papers, [ca. 1904]-1948.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Collection Number:
16-6-564
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.
Creator:
Karapetoff, Vladimir, 1876-1948.
Quanitities:
9.2 cubic feet.
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.

INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:

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

SUBJECTS

Names:
Cornell University. College of Engineering
Subjects:
Electrical engineering.

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