Matthew Luckiesh papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 366
Scope and Contents
This collection contains publications by Dr. Luckiesh, primarily about vision and lighting and created as part of his research in the General Electric Lighting Research Laboratory. The collection also contains a personal scrapbook with copies of his degrees.
- 1911 - 1944
- Luckiesh, Matthew, 1883-1967 (Person)
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English
This collection is open for research.
Copyright and Use Information
Some material in this collection are in the public domain, while other material copyrights are held by Purdue University. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.
Matthew Luckiesh graduated from Purdue University in 1909 with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. He received a Master of Science from The State University of Iowa in 1911 and a Doctor of Science from the Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts in 1926. Luckiesh worked for the General Electric Lighting Research Laboratory in Ohio, later becoming Director of the Research Laboratory from 1924 until his retirement in 1949. Luckiesh was known as the Father of the Science of Seeing for his work on light, color, and vision.
0.727 Cubic Feet (Two manuscript boxes)
The immediate source of acquisition is unknown.
The original order of materials was maintained as much as possible.
- Matthew Luckiesh papers
- Under Review
- Adelle Rogers
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Edition statement
- First edition.