Fonds fonds 269 - Viktor Pollak fonds

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Viktor Pollak fonds

General material designation

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

Level of description

Fonds

Reference code

fonds 269

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area

Date(s)

  • 1963-1997 (Creation)

Physical description area

Physical description

1.4 metres of textual records

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Viktor Adolf Pollak was born in Vienna on 17 March 1917. Orphaned, he moved to Czechoslovakia to be raised by his uncle. After high school he moved to Prague and took up studies in both electrical engineering and medicine. His education was suspended with the German invasion of Czechoslovakia; Pollak was imprisoned in the Thersienstadt concentration camp. Following liberation in 1945, Pollak returned to his studies, earning a degree in Electrical Engineering (1946), a DTSc (1953) and Cand.Sc.-PhD in 1966. Pollak held several research and consultative posts in the fields of automation, communications, and medical electronics throughout Europe and Asia. In 1968, he joined the University of Saskatchewan and in 1970, became chair of the Biomedical Engineering Division. Pollak was given a DSc from the University and was named Professor Emeritus upon his retirement in 1984. He continued to write and conduct research until his death in 1999.

Custodial history

Scope and content

This fonds documents the academic career and research interests of Vicktor Pollak.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

Arrangement

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script note

Material in German, Dutch, French, Czech and English.

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

There are no restrictions on access.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

A finding aid is available.

Associated materials

Related materials

Accruals

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Genre access points

Control area

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related places

Related genres