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Records of the Klopsteg Lecture Committee

 Collection
Identifier: 0/11/12
Materials available for each Klopsteg lecture vary considerably. The lectures for 1978 through 1985 are extensively documented in terms of correspondence, notes and publicity, pertaining primarily to the choice of the lecturer and the pertinent social events.

Texts of the lectures are irregularly available; see list in Folder 1.

Dates

  • 1962-1993

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None.

Conditions Governing Use

None.

Extent

2.00 Boxes

Abstract

Paul E. Klopsteg was professor of applied science and director of research of Northwestern University's Technological Institute from 1944 to 1954. In 1943 he donated $12,500 to the Physics Department. In 1960, because of the greater availability of governmental research funds for the department, Klopsteg changed the purpose of the fund he had established, to the support of an annual lecture or lecture series.

Arrangement

Materials for the Klopsteg lectures are in chronological order.

Method of Acquisition

The bulk of these records were transferred to the University Archives by Professor Martin Bailyn on Jan. 15, 1991, as Accession #91-7. Two additional folders were transferred from the Archives' University Lecture Series Records, in the General Files.

Related Materials

See Paul E. Klopsteg Papers, Series 22/4/11, especially Box 4, Folder 13

Separated Materials

Four posters were transferred to the University Archives' poster collection.

Processing Information

William K. Beatty, January - February 1994.
Title
Guide to the Records of the Klopsteg Lecture Committee
Author
William K. Beatty
Date
01/01/1994
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

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