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Charles Lane Poor (1866-1951) was an alumnus of Johns Hopkins University and a professor of astronomy and celestial mechanics at Columbia noted for his opposition to Einstein's theory of relativity. Materials date from 1898-1945 and include reports, lectures, reprints, correspondence, photographs, and nine volumes of published articles.
George Stock Benton (1917-1999) was an American meteorologist and educator who helped create the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Johns Hopkins. This collection consists of materials dating from 1950-1990, including articles and reports, files on the US/China Working Group in Atmospheric Sciences and Technology, subject files, slides and photographs, and personal items.
Professional papers of physics professor, James Calvin "Cal" Walker, with some personal pieces of correspondence and photographs. Professional papers compose of grants and grant finances, letters of recommendation, conference and travel files, teaching files, general academic correspondence, manuscripts from early in his career, readers, organizational membership files, research notes and studies, charts, transparencies, and X-rays. The papers range from the 1960s to the early 2000s.
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.
Owen Martin Phillips (1930-2010) was a Johns Hopkins University professor of Geophysics. This collection consists of the personal and professional papers of Professor Owen M. Phillips, which date from approximately the 1940s-1990s. This collection has not been processed.
The collection consists of a few items of correspondence, clippings, pamphlest, and a partially typed manuscript of "The Algebra of Probably Inference."
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.