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Rowland reprints

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0377
Henry Augustus Rowland (1848-1901) was a first professor of physics at the newly founded Johns Hopkins University in 1876, a post he held until his death in 1901. Rowland collected an extensive library of reprints (1793-1900) on a variety of subjects, including: Electricity, Heat, Liquids, Mechanics, Gases, Apparatus and Methods, Physics of the Earth, Solids, Chemistry, Acoustics, and Light.

Dates

  • 1793-1900

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

12.5 Cubic Feet (10 record center cartons)

Biographical Note

Henry Augustus Rowland (1848-1901) was a first professor of physics at the newly founded Johns Hopkins University in 1876, a post he held until his death in 1901.

Scope and Contents

In the course of his research and teaching, Henry A. Rowland collected an extensive library of reprints on a variety of subjects. The reprints from the the period, 1793-1900, number over two thousand. Rowland arranged for the reprints to be bound according to the following subjects: Electricity, Heat, Liquids, Mechanics, Gases, Apparatus and Methods, Physics of the Earth, Solids, Chemistry, Accoustics, and Light. An index of articles is bound into the front of each bound volume.

Custodial History

The collection of reprints was formerly part of the Henry Augustus Rowland Papers (MS.0006). They were removed from MS.0006 in November 1995 and processed as a separate collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

These reprints were donated in July 1991 by Elizabeth Rowland Mayor, Henry Rowland's granddaughter.

Related Materials

The collection of reprints was formerly part of the Henry Augustus Rowland Papers (MS.0006).

Processing Information

Finding aid prepared by Joan Grattan in November 1995.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA