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Rudolf Frerichs (1901-1982) Papers

Identifier: 22/4/12
This small collection of papers spans the period 1947 to 1983 with most of the material falling between 1947 and 1965.

The biographical materials include curricula vitae and bibliographies.

The correspondence deals with research questions but is primarily concerned with Frerichs' appointments and salaries.

The research files consist wholly of reports written on various contracts with the U.S. Navy.


  • 1947-1983


Conditions Governing Access

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Frerichs came to Northwestern in 1947, at the request of Prof. Robert J. Cashman, to work as a research investigator in the Department of Physics. In 1952 he joined Prof. Huxford's project, in the same department. In 1956 Frerichs was appointed to the faculty as a professor of electrical engineering in the Technological Institute. This small collection of Frerichs papers includes biographical materials, correspondence, and research files, and spans the period 1947 to 1983 with most of the material falling between 1947 and 1965.

Method of Acquisition

Separated from the Robert J. Cashman Papers (11/3/21/4) and from the Northwestern University Archives Biographical Files.

Separated Materials


Processing Information

William K. Beatty, September 1993
Guide to the Rudolf Frerichs (1901-1982) Papers
William K. Beatty
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Deering Library, Room 110
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US