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Gerhard H. Dieke papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0349
Abstract

Gerhard H. Dieke, an authority on spectroscopy and solid state physics, was born in Rheda, Germany in 1901. The collection, dated 1922 to 1963, includes some personal correspondence, letters of introduction, travel passes, notices of conferences, and a bibliography of Dr. Dieke's personal library; most items are unrelated to his teaching and research at the University.

Dates: 1922-1963

Gustav A. Liebig collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0329
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...
Dates: 1886-1887

Johns Hopkins University Joseph Sweetman Ames collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0061
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1888-1968

Robert Williams Wood papers

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Identifier: MS-0096
Abstract

Collection of physicist, Robert Williams Wood, contains a small amount of correspondence, printed biographical material, and copies of reports and proceedings from scientific societies dating from 1927-1942.

Dates: 1927-1942

W. J. A. Bliss papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0110
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1892-1927

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