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Williams, Samuel Robinson, 1879-1955

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

John Jeffries Air-Mail Letter Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MA.00096
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00138
Abstract

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

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