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Sorensen, Royal Wasson (Electrical Engineer)



  • Existence: 1882 - 1965


Background: Caltech Professor of Electrical Engineering, 1910-1952.


Description: Sorensen was an expert on high voltage power systems, and later on air pollution.


Collection Notes: Papers, 1911-1964. His papers include professional correspondence; manuscripts of talks, and addresses; reprints; and biographical material.

Collection size: 3 boxes, 1.5 linear ft.

Finding aid available at the Archives.

Photo of Royal W. Sorensen in the lab (PhotoNet).

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Royal W. Sorensen Papers

Identifier: SorensenRW
Scope and Contents

The papers include professional correspondence (especially Southern California Edison Company Committee on Public Information), unpublished talks, reprints, and biographical material.

Dates: 1911-1965

Additional filters:

Unprocessed Material 2
Archival Object 2
Collection 1
Engineering 3
Manuscript Collection 2
Photo Archive 1