Rowland, Henry Augustus, 1848-1901
- Existence: 1848 - 1901
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents note The papers document Gilman's wide-ranging interests especially his travels in Europe and work as attaché in St. Petersburg (1854-1855), his years (1855-1858) at Yale, and his presidencies of the University of California (1872-1875) and the Johns Hopkins University (1876-1902)Gilman's correspondence contains a number of letters from prominent, contemporary educators, scientists, politicians, and literary figures. The collection includes a large number of photographs of Gilman's...
Overview David Sterrett Pindell received his B. A. (1895) and PAE (Proficiency in Applied Engineering, 1897) from The Johns Hopkins University. The collection consists of one notebook of notes on lectures delivered by Henry A. Rowland from 1896-1897.
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Scope and Contents The collection of physicist, Gustav A. Liebig, consists of three photographs and two reprints. Two photographs are of notable Hopkins faculty members: the physicist Henry A. Rowland (1848-1901) and the mathematician Thomas Craig (1855-1900). The third photograph is of British physicist, Baron William Thomson Kelvin (1824-1907) who lectured at the University on molecular dynamics and the wave theory of light in 1884. Also in the collection is a reprint of an article published by...
Overview Henry Augustus Rowland (November 27, 1848 – April 16, 1901) was an American physicist. Between 1899 and 1901 he served as the first president of the American Physical Society. The collection spans the years 1793 to 1970, but the bulk of the material is that created by Rowland and dates from 1868 to 1901. The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, research notebooks, lab notes and calculations, patents and agreements, lectures, writings, bills and receipts, reprints, and newspaper clippings.
Overview Joseph Sweetman Ames became Director of the Physical Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University in 1901. He taught until becoming provost of the University in 1926 and president from 1929 to 1935. This collection largely consists of speeches and lectures given at Johns Hopkins, but also includes correspondence, photographs, reprints, and biographical information.
Overview 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.
Overview William Julian Albert Bliss was born in Washington, DC in 1867 and was both a student and a professor at Johns Hopkins University. The collection consists of notebooks lecture notes, writings, and correspondence. The material spans 1892-1927, with the bulk spanning 1892-1894 and 1925-1927, and cover two periods of Bliss's career at Hopkins.