Collection includes technical reports, articles, class files,
memoranda, drafts and text for lectures, proposals and contracts, notes, correspondence,
and minutes. Collection largely pertains to his research in linear accelerators,
klystrons, and microwaves; professional activities; classes he taught at Stanford; and
administrative duties at Stanford. There are also some materials pertaining to his
classes as a student in the 1930s.
Chodorow received his B.A. in 1934 at the University of Buffalo, and his Ph.D., 1939, at
the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He taught at Pennsylvania State College and
College of the City of New York and worked with the Sperry Gyroscope Company (1943-47),
before joining the faculty at Stanford in 1947. He served as Chair of the Department of
Applied Physics from 1962-69 and Director of the Edward L. Ginzton Laboratory, 1959-78.
He held a Fulbright Fellowship at Cambridge University, 1962-63, and was elected to the
National Academy of Engineering, 1967, and the National Academy of Sciences, 1971.
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