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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.
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The papers of Johns Hopkins University professor, Jan Michael Minkowski, document his demanding course work and research at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, 1946-1948, and his teaching and research career at Hopkins, 1960-1987. Along with his student papers are lecture notes, and other course material from classes taught by Dr. Minkowski in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Included are notes and contract information from Dr. Minkowski's position as research...
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.
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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.
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Elsasser's papers consist of correspondence, writings and some personal material. They span the period 1927-1989 although the manuscript material does not begin until 1955. Although best known for his geophysical work, Elsasser believed his controversial ideas in theoretical biology were what historians would want to study. The papers, therefore, are most complete in theoretical biology.The papers include a small amount of correspondence relating to geophysics, but the largest...