Subject Source: Fast
Found in 281 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Victoria Lincoln was an American writer of fiction and journalistic articles born in 1904. The papers consist largely of drafts of her many articles, stories, poems, and novels. The collection spans 1833-1986, with the bulk of the material from 1925-1985.
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.
Overview W.W. Holland was an industrial chemist and Hopkins researcher. Collection deals largely with Holland's work (1930-1934) on the Gyro process of cracking petroleum to produce gasoline. Includes research data, reports, correspondence, and printed material.
Overview Walter Albert Patrick was a chemist whose research focused on devising a quick and cheap method of making silica gel, a desiccant, in large quantities. This collection consists of research, correspondence, typescripts, student papers, and publications from 1901-1968.
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...
Scope and Contents Dated 1914 in the owenership inscription, this little volume includes a number of quotations and original verses inscribed by family and friends, a pencil sketch of a Sopwith Pup, and a caricature of two black waiters with a caption reading "Cook's Tours Personally Conducted." There are also two nicely accomplished pen-and-ink drawings of ships. Friends have noted favorite authors, "authoresses," and heroines, with two pages devoted to a series of cut-out autographs (possibly not original)...
Overview William Churchill, philologist, ethnologist, and writer, was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. in 1859. He was appointed United States consul-general to Samoa (1896-1899) where he pursued his interest in philology and ethnology. Churchill also studied African languages and culture but less seriously than those of Polynesia. This collection contains two scrapbooks which Churchill compiled on Africa and the South Pacific, respectively, as well as a written draft of his 1892 book, A...
Overview William (Bill) G. Fastie was a physicist born on December 6, 1916 in Baltimore, Maryland. The collection consists of materials relating to Fastie's professional work in optical physics and astrophysics and ranges in date from 1937-1995, with the bulk of the records concentrated in the 1960s-1980s.