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Vern Oliver Knudsen laboratory notebooks

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 731
Includes notebooks from Knudsen's undergraduate years at BYU; graduate years at Chicago, lecture notes from UCLA, and lab notes of various experiments.

Dates

  • 1913-1940

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Laboratory notebooks must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

10 folders (0.5 linear ft.)

Biographical / Historical

BYU student of physics under the direction of Harvey Fletcher. Awarded a PhD in 1922 from the University of Chicago. Went on to teach at UCLA as one of the world's authorities on architectural acoustics. Later became Chancellor of UCLA. Founded the Acoustical Society of America.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Ed Knudsen; 437 Belview Dr., L. A. 90012; 1977; 77-210.

Appraisal

University history (University Archives collecting policy , February 2010).

Related Materials

BYU Archives biographical files.
Title
Register of Vern Oliver Knudsen laboratory notebooks
Status
completed
Author
Rose Frank
Date
2011 September 2
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States