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Christopher Gray papers

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Identifier: MS-0311
Scope and Contents This collection of papers relates largely to Christopher Gray's professional life as an art historian and to his extensive research for two important works on 19th century artists. Earlier items in the collection are evidence of Dr. Gray's preparation for his teaching and writing career. Research on many aspects of Art are represented in the papers including architecture, sculpture, and painting from the earliest periods to the modern. Aside from passports, there are no personal items included....

Gerhard H. Dieke papers

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Identifier: MS-0349
Overview 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.

Gustav A. Liebig collection

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030055663]
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...

Johns Hopkins University Joseph Sweetman Ames collection

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Identifier: MS-0061
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.

Robert Williams Wood papers

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Identifier: MS-0096
Overview 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.

Rowland reprints

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Identifier: MS-0377
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.

W. J. A. Bliss papers

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Identifier: MS-0110
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.

Walter M. Elsasser papers

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Identifier: MS-0151
Scope and Contents 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...

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