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Walter Guyton Cady Papers, 1903-1974

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Collector:
Cady, Walter, Guyton 1874-1973 physicist
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI
Physical description:
22.5 cubic feet
51 document boxes, 21 shoe boxes
Type:
Notebooks
Collection descriptions
Date:
1903
1903-1974
Notes:
Cady graduated from Brown University (B.Ph., 1895) and the University of Berlin (Ph.D. Physics, 1900). From 1902-1946 he was a professor of physics at Brown. After retirement he did consulting work for industry and the federal government. Cady's principal interests included electrical discharges in gases, piezoelectricity, ultrasonics, piezoelectric resonators and oscillators, and crystal devices.
Summary:
Consists chiefly of Cady's research notebooks on various subjects in physics and a considerable technical reprint file; some records of Cady's consultant work and patents granted.
Cite as:
Walter Guyton Cady Papers, 1903-1974, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Scientists
Electrical science and technology
Piezoelectricity
Ultrasonics
Piezoelectric resonators
Resonators
Crystal devices
Physicists
Professors
Physics
Data Source:
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