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Williams, Samuel Robinson, 1879-1955


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

John Jeffries Air-Mail Letter Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MA.00096

John Jeffries was an American physician and the first American to be airborne. Collection includes a letter dropped from Jeffries's balloon during his historic flight, as well as clippings, correspondence and other materials about the letter.

Dates: 1784-1961

Samuel Robinson Williams Papers

Identifier: MA.00138

Physicist, professor. Includes drafts of manuscripts, reprints, bound volumes, printers' proofs, publishers' prospecti, correspondence, research notes, photographs, drawings, plans, and reports relating to his teaching and research in physics, as well as a small amount of personal papers documenting his private life. His extensive correspondents are listed in the appendix.

Dates: 1877-1956; Majority of material found within 1904-1955

Williams, Samuel Robinson (Faculty, Physics; Honorary Degree Recipient), 1897-1980

Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Amherst College Non-Alumni Biographical Files document individuals associated with the college as faculty, staff, honorary degree recipients, trustees, visiting speakers and artists or in any role other than student. Files contain information about the individual and their relationship to the college and may including newpaper clippings, photographs, curriculum vitae, pamphlets, correspondence and other materials. Some files contain biographical questionaires submitted by the individual...
Dates: 1897-1980

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Archival Object 1
Balloon ascensions 1
Balloon post 1
Photographs 1
Physics -- Study and teaching 1