Beams, Jesse W. (Jesse Wakefield), 1898-1977

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Mr. Jesse W. Beams, Francis H. Smith Professor Emeritus of Physics, died July 23, 1977. Mr. Beams was a faculty member at the University of Virginia from 1928 until his retirement in1969.

From the description of Papers of Jesse W. Beams [manuscript], 1926-1977. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816257

From the description of Jesse W. Beams papers [manuscript], 1926-1977. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647923251

Francis H. Smith Professor Emeritus of Physics; Beams was a faculty member at the University of Virginia from 1928 until his retirement in1969.

From the description of Report on the separation of the isotopes of uranium ..., 1943 July 14. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 57725621

Professor of physics at U. Va.

From the description of Papers of Jesse Wakefield Beams [manuscript] 1933-60. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647943383

Physicist (isotope separation, low temperature physics). On faculty of the University of Virginia, 1928-1962, department chair, 1948-1962; and member of science advisory committee, Ballistic Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, 1942-1960.

From the description of Selected correspondence, 1945-1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83026887

Professor of Physics at the University of Virginia.

From the description of Oral history interview of Jesse W. Beams by Charles E. Moran [manuscript], May 20, 1976. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647919789

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referencedIn Hahn, E. L. (Erwin Louis), 1921-. Oral history interview with Erwin Louis Hahn, 1986 August 21. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Beams, Jesse W. (Jesse Wakefield), 1898-1977. Papers of Jesse W. Beams [manuscript], 1926-1977. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Anne Roe papers, 1949-1974 (bulk), 1949-1974 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Thompson, Ralph, 1904-. Photograph album of the construction of the new physics building at the University of Virginia and the retirement of Llewellyn G. Hoxton [graphic], 1948, 1953-1954, 1960. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Hereford, Frank L. (Frank Loucks), 1923-2004. Frank Loucks Hereford Papers [manuscript], 1943-1952. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Whitman, Howard, 1914-. The University of Virginia [manuscript], 1948 May 6. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Beams, Jesse W. (Jesse Wakefield), 1898-1977. Some Experiments with High Speed Rotors [manuscript], 1948 Apr 28. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Roe, Anne, 1904-1991. Papers, 1949-1971 (bulk). American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Williams, Dudley, 1912-. Fifty years of physics: Some personal memories, ca. 1976. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Beams, Jesse W. (Jesse Wakefield), 1898-1977. Report on the separation of the isotopes of uranium ..., 1943 July 14. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Beams, Jesse W. (Jesse Wakefield), 1898-1977. Papers of Jesse Wakefield Beams [manuscript] 1933-60. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Beams, Jesse W. (Jesse Wakefield), 1898-1977. Jesse W. Beams papers [manuscript], 1926-1977. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Beams, Jesse W. (Jesse Wakefield), 1898-1977. Oral history interview of Jesse W. Beams by Charles E. Moran [manuscript], May 20, 1976. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Beams, Jesse W. (Jesse Wakefield), 1898-1977. Selected correspondence, 1945-1949. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Beams, Jesse W. (Jesse Wakefield), 1898-1977. Jesse Beams papers [manuscript], ca.1945-1990. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Cranberg, Lawrence, 1917-. Papers, 1962-2000. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Snoddy, L. B. (Leland Bradley), 1898-1950. Notebook of lectures on English grammar taken by the late Professor of Physics of the University of Virginia, in 1897 [manuscript] : Memorial resolutions of Phi Beta Kappa submitted by Drs. Jesse W. Beams (Physics) and Archibald A. Hill (English), 1897-1950. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Brown, Frederick Lyons, 1890-. A brief history of the physics department of the University of Virginia [manuscript] 1922-61. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Brown, Frederick Lyons, 1890-. Oral history interview of Frederick L. Brown by Charles E. Moran [manuscript], November 19, 1975. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf University of Virginia. News Information Services. Speech file of the News Information Services of the University of Virginia [manuscript], 1929-1967. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn University of Virginia. Dept. of Physics. Summary of the records of holders of the Ph. D. in physics 1939. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn William Francis Gray Swann Papers, 1903-1962 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Beams, Jesse W. (Jesse Wakefield), 1898-1977. Report of the Athletic Committee of the Academic Faculty ... appointed to study athletics at the University [manuscript] 1951. University of Virginia. Library
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Biophysics--Research
Centrifugation
Cavity resonators
Isotopes--Research
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Physics--Scholarships, fellowships, etc
Rotational motion
Rotors
Isotope separation
Kerr cell shutters
Low temperature research
Independent regulatory commissions
Nuclear physics
Patent licenses
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Physics--Research
Research and development contracts, Government--History--World War, 1939-1945
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Airplanes--Ramjet engines
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World War, 1939-1945--Science
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Birth 1898-12-25

Death 1977-07-23

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