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Abstract This collection documents the professional careers of Stephen and Beatrice Erdely. Stephen Erdely was a professor at MIT from 1973-1991 and an important figure in the burgeoning field of ethnomusicology. Stephen conducted extensive research into Hungarian folk music in America and performed widely with his wife, Beatrice, as the Erdely Duo. Beatrice Erdely was an acclaimed concert pianist and educator. Materials in this collection comprise recordings, research notes, recital programs,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940 - 2002
Scope and Contents of the Collection Collection contains diaries and notebooks describing personal and professional activities; correspondence with various companies, including E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company and Boeing Company, for which Orowan consulted; conference papers and lecture notes on mechanical engineering and materials science; reprints of writings, mostly on geology and materials science; and correspondence and patent materials for various innovations and inventions, including a patent for the Enterostomy...
Dates: 1929 - 1989
- Language: Hungarian X