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Victor Wouk Papers 1934-2004

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2002-00599

Content Description

Victor Wouk (1919-2005), a Caltech alumnus (PhD 1942), has been a pioneer in the development of the electric and hybrid vehicle/automobile. He is the brother of novelist Herman Wouk. After working in the electronics industry for 20 years Wouk devoted himself largely to the development of hybrid and electric motor vehicles. The range of his activities is wide, and he has consulted for several institutions and the government on a variety of issues. His papers consist of 70 boxes and include correspondence, publications (print and manuscript versions), lectures and seminars, and expert witness testimonies. 32 linear ft. The complete finding aid with full container list is available at the Online Archive of California (OAC). A supplement to the collection is currently being processed.

Provenance

ACQUIRED HOW OR DONOR: Victor Wouk by gift; ACQUIRED WHERE: VW (sent from NY); Jordan Wouk

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1 unspecified containers : MEDIUM: Paper; QUANTITY: 37 boxes and packets