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Physics -- Study and teaching

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Bruce B. Benson (AC 1943) Papers

Identifier: MA.01016

Amherst College alumnus (1943), instructor and later professor of physics at Amherst College, 1947-1990. Collection includes Benson's class notes and exams from college and graduate school; teaching notes and assignments from courses he taught at Amherst; draft articles about physics that he wrote, along with reprints of his published articles; material from college-wide faculty committees on which he served; and a small number of photographs and pieces of incoming correspondence.

Dates: 1939-1988

George D. Olds Papers

Identifier: MA.00150

Professor of mathematics and President of Amherst College. Collection includes course notes taken by Olds as a student in Germany, lecture notes for guest lectureships at German universities and for mathematics courses at Amherst College, as well as a photograph album and scrapbook.

Dates: circa 1870-1915

Henry Way Kendall Papers

Identifier: MA.00370-h
Scope and Contents This collection comprises documents, publications, correspondence, photographs, recordings and memorabilia that provide a comprehensive view of the life, professional work, and personal avocations of Henry Way Kendall (1926-1999). The collection also includes papers of the Union of Concerned Scientists, of which Dr. Kendall was a founder and leader, and academic materials from MIT, where he spent his career as a professor of physics. The collection includes some materials from his childhood,...
Dates: 1930-2000

Physics Laboratory Accounts, 1891-1901

 Item — Volume 32
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Ledgers, account books, correspondence and other financial records relating to Amherst College scholarships, loans, tuition payments, special funds, and investments, dating chiefly from circa 1830-1900.

Dates: 1891-1901

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

Series 3: General Correspondence, 1915-1955

Scope and Contents Series 3: General Correspondence - consists of letters, telegrams, memoranda, and enclosures. The series is arranged chronologically. At the end of this register is a name index of all correspondents that is arranged alphabetically by the name of the letter writer or the person to whom the letter is addressed. It gives the folder number, year, and number of letters written by Williams to each correspondent and/or the number of letters he received.The bulk of the correspondence is...
Dates: 1915-1955