Hertzberg, Hans Theodore Edward - Biography and Correspondence with Carleen Hutchins H5765-101

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Type of resource mixed material
Date created 1963 - 1986
Language English
Digital origin reformatted digital

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Creator Hertzberg, Hans Theodore Edward, 1905-

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Biographical/Historical note A graduate of Rice Institute with an MA from Harvard (1942) as well as a graduate of the U.S. Air Corps Flying School whose professional career was as Chief of the Anthropological Branch of the Aerospace Medical Division of Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio. As a violinist and as a hobby he had learned to repair violins and became interested in the work of the CAS through Hutchins' 1962 SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN article "The Physics of Violins," and started his own violin testing set up in 1963. As a result of this he conceived the idea of establishing a violin repair and research group at Antioch College. See correspondence here and the formal proposal in the Antioch College file (not funded).
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Location https://purl.stanford.edu/jx146jj1327
Location M1711
Repository Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives

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Collection

Musical Acoustics Research Library collection, 1956-2007

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