Gerald Katzin Notebooks Circa 1960-1974

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Creator
Katzin, Gerald, 1932-2020
Size
0.5 linear feet (1 archival box)
Call number
MC 00686

The Gerald Katzin Notebooks collection, circa 1960-1974, contains Gerald Katzin's class notebooks for physics and mathematics classes. These notebooks include homework and notes on such topics as electromagnetism, kinetic theory, and boundary values. Some have NC State's seal and printed text on the cover indicating they were purchased from the university's student supply store. The collection also includes a compass used for drawing circles and arcs.

Gerald "Jerry" Katzin was born on August 2, 1932 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina to Nathan and Bertha Kolodny Katzin. He was a physics student at NC State University during the 1950s and early 1960s. After he earned his Ph.D. in Physics at NC State, he became a professor at State and taught physics until he retired. His most significant research included work on curvature collineations. Katzin died on December 14, 2020 in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Biographical/historical note

Gerald "Jerry" Katzin was born on August 2, 1932 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina to Nathan and Bertha Kolodny Katzin. He was a physics student at NC State University during the 1950s and early 1960s. After he earned his Ph.D. in Physics at NC State, he became a professor at State and taught physics until he retired. His most significant research included work on curvature collineations. Katzin died on December 14, 2020 in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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The Gerald Katzin Notebooks collection, circa 1960-1974, contains Gerald Katzin's class notebooks for physics and mathematics classes. These notebooks include homework and notes on such topics as electromagnetism, kinetic theory, and boundary values. Some have NC State's seal and printed text on the cover indicating they were purchased from the university's student supply store. The collection also includes a compass used for drawing circles and arcs.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in the order received.

Access to the collection

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Unless noted, digital media are not available online. Copies of unrestricted digital files will be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request. Access will be provided to use copies of unrestricted digital files rather than carrier media, such as CDs, DVDs, and floppy disks. Some or all electronic files may be unavailable or restricted due to privacy reasons, agreement with the donor, software is not available to interact with files, or because files cannot be retrieved from original media.

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The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Gerald Katzin Notebooks, MC 00686, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Gift of Betsy Katzin, 2021 (Accession 2021.0016)

Processing information

Processed by: Todd Kosmerick, 2021 February; machine readable finding aid by: Todd Kosmerick, 2021 February; reprocessed by: Carrie Wilson, 2021 June; finding aid updated by: Carrie Wilson, 2021 June

Volume I circa 1960-1974

Class notes and homework for Math 622 Advanced Algebra

Box 1, Folder 1
Volume II circa 1960-1974

Class notes and homework for Math 622 Advanced Algebra

Box 1, Folder 2
Boundary Value Problems Class Notes, Volume I circa 1960-1974
Box 1, Folder 3
Boundary Value Problems Class Notes, Volume II circa 1960-1974
Box 1, Folder 4
Boundary Value Problems Homework, Volume I circa 1960-1974
Box 1, Folder 5
Boundary Value Problems Homework, Volume II circa 1960-1974
Box 1, Folder 6
Kinetic Theory PY 621 circa 1960-1974

Class notes for Kinetic Theory PY 621

Box 1, Folder 7
602 Electromagnetism circa 1960-1974

Class notes for 602 Electromagnetism

Box 1, Folder 8
Electricity and Magnetism Homework, Volume I circa 1960-1974

Class notes for Electricity and Magnetism

Box 1, Folder 9
York Seminar 1974

Class notes for a physics course

Box 1, Folder 10
Compass circa 1960
Box 1, Folder 11

Access to the collection

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Unless noted, digital media are not available online. Copies of unrestricted digital files will be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request. Access will be provided to use copies of unrestricted digital files rather than carrier media, such as CDs, DVDs, and floppy disks. Some or all electronic files may be unavailable or restricted due to privacy reasons, agreement with the donor, software is not available to interact with files, or because files cannot be retrieved from original media.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Gerald Katzin Notebooks, MC 00686, NC State University Libraries Special Collections Research Center

Use of these materials

The nature of the NC State University Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NC State University Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.