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Christopher Gray papers

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....

David P. Stern archives

Identifier: MS-0718
Overview Born in Czechoslovakia, David Stern grew up in Israel, studying physics at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and at the Israel Institute of Technology (Technion) in Haifa, where he wrote his doctoral thesis on an underground experiment on cosmic rays. Until his retirement in 2001, Stern was associated with Goddard Space Flight Center, studying theoretical aspects of the Earth's magnetosphere, in particular its large-scale electrodynamics, global description of its magnetic fields, and particle...

Gerhard H. Dieke papers

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...

Henry Rowland papers

Identifier: MS-0006
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.

Hugh L. Dryden papers

Identifier: MS-0147
Overview These papers consist of writings, diaries, printed material, photographs, and correspondence relating to NASA administrator and Johns Hopkins University alumnus Hugh L. Dryden's personal and professional life. Also included are his student work, diaries, sermons, awards, and honorary degrees. The overall collection spans from 1908 to 1966.

Johns Hopkins University Joseph Sweetman Ames collection

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.

Leon Madansky papers

Identifier: MS-0416
Overview Leon Madansky (1923-2000) was a Johns Hopkins University professor of Physics. This collection consists of material dating from 1941 to 1997 and includes student notebooks, reports, correspondence, subject files, and article reprints.

Robert Williams Wood papers

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

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.

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Abbe, Cleveland, 1838-1916 1
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Bliss, W. J. A., 1867-1940 1
Bok, Bart J. (Bart Jan), 1906-1983 1
Carhart, Henry S. (Henry Smith), 1844-1920 1
Clark, William Bullock, 1860-1917 1
Cox, Richard Threlkeld, 1898-1991 1
Craig, Thomas, 1855-1900 1
Dieke, Gerhard Heinrich, 1901-1965 1
Dryden, Hugh L. (Hugh Latimer), 1898-1965 1
Dunér, N. C. (Nils Christofer), 1839-1914 1
Dunning, John R. (John Ray), 1907-1975 1
Dyer, Henry, 1848-1918 1
Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 1
Elsasser, Walter M., 1904- 1
Gauguin, Paul, 1848-1903 1
General Electric Company 1
Gildersleeve, Basil L. (Basil Lanneau), 1831-1924 1
Glennan, Thomas Keith, 1905-1995 1
Goddard Space Flight Center 1
Gray, Christopher, 1915-1970 1
Guillaumin, Armand, 1841-1927 1
Hale, George Ellery, 1868-1938 1
Harvard University. Department of Fine Arts 1
Hasselberg, B. (Bernhard), 1848-1922 1
Hastings, Charles S. (Charles Sheldon), 1849-1932 1
Howell, William H. (William Henry), 1860-1945 1
Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences (U.S.) 1
International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics 1
Johns Hopkins University 1
Johns Hopkins University. Department of the History of Art 1
Jung, Gerhard, 1897- 1
Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906 1
Le Galley, Donald P. (Donald Paul), 1901- 1
Liebig, Gustav A. (Gustav Adolph), 1861-1897 1
Madansky, Leon, 1923-2000 1
Marsh, Othniel Charles, 1831-1899 1
Maxwell, James Clerk, 1831-1879 1
Mendenhall, Thomas C. (Thomas Corwin), 1841-1924 1
Michelson, Albert A. (Albert Abraham), 1852-1931 1
Murnaghan, Francis D. (Francis Dominic), 1893-1976 1
National Academy of Engineering 1
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) 1
National Geographic Society (U.S.) 1
Nichols, E. L. (Edward Leamington), 1854-1937 1
Northrup, Edwin F. (Edwin Fitch), 1866-1940 1
Remsen, Ira, 1846-1927 1
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Francis Delano), 1882-1945 1
Rubin, Harry, 1926- 1
Seamans, Robert C. 1
Seitz, Frederick, 1911-2008 1
Silliman, Justus M. (Justus Mitchell), 1842-1896 1
Stern, David P. (David Peter), 1931- 1
Stokes, George Gabriel, 1819-1903 1
Trowbridge, John, 1843-1923 1
United States. Army Air Forces. Scientific Advisory Group 1
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University of California, Berkeley. Department of Art 1
University of Glasgow 1
Von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963 1
Webb, James E. (James Edwin), 1906-1992 1
Welch, William Henry, 1850-1934 1
Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company 1
Wiegand, Henry Hazlehurst, 1858-1943 1
Wood, Robert Williams, 1868-1955 1
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