Richard K. Cook Papers, 1931-1982
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Brief Description: Papers of Richard K. Cook (1910-2006), University alumnus (B.S. 1931, M.S. 1932, Ph.D. 1934), include announcements, articles, correspondence, illustrations, manuscripts, memos, and reports pertaining to acoustics, bioacoustics, earthquakes, infrasound, measurement standards, piezoelectricity, physics, waves, and the National Bureau of Standards.
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University of Illinois Archives
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Record Series Number: 26/20/141
Created by: Cook, Richard K. (1910-2006)
Volume: 7.0 cubic feet
Acquired: 07/09/2007.
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Arrangement: by subject
Biographical Note for Cook, Richard K. (1910-2006) : Richard Cook, born in Chicago 1910, received his college education at the University of Illinois. He earned a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in physics in 1931, 1932, and 1934. He was a prominent physicist in the field of acoustics. He worked in numerous research capacities including working for the National Bureau of Standards of the U.S. Department of Commerce. Dr. Cook died in 2006.
Subject Index
Acoustical Society of America
National Bureau of Standards
Languages of Materials
English [eng]