Staud (Cyril Jerome) Papers

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Cyril Jerome Staud papers
Creator: Staud, Cyril Jerome, 1898-1985
Call Number: A.S79
Dates: 1925-1941
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Collection Overview
Title: Cyril Jerome Staud papers
Creator: Staud, Cyril Jerome, 1898-1985
Call Number: A.S79
Dates: 1925-1941
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
Dr. Cyril Jerome Staud was born on October 29, 1898 and attended Rochester schools. He received a B.S. degree in 1920 and a M.S. degree in 1922 from the University of Rochester. The following year he held an honorary fellowship in the department of chemistry at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he obtained his Ph.D in organic chemistry in 1924. Joining Kodak Research Laboratories that year, he held positions of increasing responsibility in organic research and in work on cellulose and cellulose derivatives. In 1931 he was asked to direct a newly founded emulsion research laboratory and was appointed superintendent of emulsion research in August of that year. In 1947 he was named director of Kodak Research Laboratories. In 1955 he was elected vice president in charge of research of Eastman Kodak Company.

Dr. Staud had published numerous papers on industrial and color photography, industrial research, photographic emulsions, and cellulose and its derivatives. Dr. Staud had been recognized in scientific circles, especially for his managerial skill in organizing and inspiring effective teamwork toward research achievements, such as Kodak's black and white films and the company's material for color photography.

He was active in professional and scientific societies such as Sigma XI, honorary scientific fraternity; Alpha Chi Sigma XI, professional chemical fraternity; American Association for Advancement of Science; Photographic Society of America, and has been a member of the Optical Society of America since 1933. for his contributions to photography and photographic research, he was named a fellow of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers; Royal Photographic Society; Photographic Society of America; New York Academy of Sciences and an associate of the Oval Table Society of New York, honorary photographic group.

He died in April 1985.

Scope and Content
This collection consists of his experiments and notes during the time he was researching cellulose and cellulose derivatives.

Subject(s):
Chemistry--Research
Staud, Cyril Jerome, 1898-1985
Eastman Kodak Company
Scientists
Access
The Cyril Jerome Staud papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Cyril Jerome Staud papers, A.S79, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
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Content List
Box 1, Folder 1Papers written by Dr. Staud, 1925-1931
Box 1, Folder 2Notes from a presentation at Syracuse meeting, October 19-20, 1928
Box 1, Folder 3Monthly report, 1927-1930
Box 1, Folder 4Notes of experiments dealing with hydrolysis cellulose acetate, 1928
Box 1, Folder 5Cellulose acetate conference progress reports and notes
Box 1, Folder 6Varied experiments heating cellulose with acetic acid
Box 1, Folder 7Experiments and reports
Box 1, Folder 8Gary's modified pretreatment formula
Box 1, Folder 9Correspondence, 1927-1930


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