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Caswell, Albert E. (Albert Edward), 1884-1954



  • Existence: 1884 - 1954-06-18

Biographical Information

Albert E. Caswell was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, in 1884. He earned his Doctor's degree from Stanford University in 1911. He worked for two years at Purdue University (1911-1913) and joined the faculty at the University of Oregon in 1913. He was appointed charmain of the Department of Physics in 1934 and served in that capacity until 1949. He was later named Professor Emeritus.

Caswell was a National Research Fellow in 1919-1920 and during World War II was a member of the staff of the Radiation Laboratory at MIT. Professor Caswell was the author of several papers and of a widely used textbook in general physics. He died in Eugene, Oregon, on June 18, 1954.


American Journal of Physics. Vol. 22 (1954): 373. />

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Albert E. Caswell papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 18, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSF 88
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one folder that contains articles by Albert Caswell, and an obituary from American Journal of Physics.
Dates: 1911