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Victor C. Tsai Papers

Identifier: TsaiVC

Scope and Contents

This collection documents geophysicist Victor C. Tsai’s training and research. It includes notebooks from his undergraduate education at Caltech and early research experience as a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO). The bulk of the collection consists of drafts of scientific journal articles, related notes, and comments upon the work of colleagues as both a coauthor and a referree.


  • 1999 - 2019


Conditions Governing Access

This collection has not been digitized, and is available only in the reading room of the Caltech Archives. Access is available to anyone conducting research for which it is necessary; please contact the Caltech Archives to make an appointment.

Conditions Governing Use

Caltech holds copyright to unpublished works in this collection created by Victor C. Tsai. If you wish to quote or reproduce them beyond the extent of fair use, please contact the Caltech Archives to request permission. Copyright to works by others, and to Tsai’s publications, may be held by their respective creators, those creators’ heirs, or their publishers. If you wish to quote or reproduce such works beyond fair use, please contact the copyright holder to request permission.

(“Fair use” is a legal principle which permits unlicensed reproduction in certain circumstances. You are responsible for determining whether your own reproduction would fit the legal requirements for fair use.)


1 linear feet (3 boxes)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Victor C. Tsai donated these papers in 2019.

Guide to the Victor C. Tsai Papers
Peter Sachs Collopy
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

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