Fonds uofc-1375 - A. W. Knudsen fonds

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A. W. Knudsen fonds

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CA UOFC uofc-1375

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  • 1952-1985 (Creation)
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    Knudsen, Arthur W.

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1.49 m of technical drawings and graphic material. -- 1 cm of textual records

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Arthur W. Knudsen was a professor of physics formerly of Washington, DC (in the 1950s), Geneva, Switzerland (ca. 1961), and Palo Alto, California (as of 1962). Professor Knudsen joined the staff in the Department of Physics at the University of Calgary as Senior Demonstrator ca. 1966 and remained until around 1984. His interest in precision modelling of reciprocating steam engines prompted the creation of these records.

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This fonds was transferred to the University Archives in October, 1997 from the Glenbow Museum & Archives.

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Fonds consists of Professor Knudsen's research material into historical engines including engineering drawings, photographs, correspondence, and publications.

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  • English

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Record No. UARC 98.133<br><br>

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