Mendenhall, Thomas C. (Thomas Corwin), 1841-1924

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Physicist and educator (geophysics, geodesy). On the faculty of Ohio State University in physics and mechanics, 1873-1884; and superintendent, United States Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1889-1894.

From the description of Papers, 1851-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154306263

At the time of this letter, Mendenhall was president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

From the description of Correspondence to Daniel Garrison Brinton, 1889. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 226054397

Professor pf Physics (1873-78, 1881-84) and Trustee (1919-1924), The Ohio State University. Professor Mendenhall was the first of the eight original faculty members chosen in 1873. He was also the recipient, in 1878, of the University's first honorary degree. Mendehall Laboratory is named in his honour.

From the description of Papers, 1914-1923. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 14924574

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referencedIn Gilmore, James R. (James Roberts), 1822-1903. James Roberts Gilmore collection, 1820-1903. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
creatorOf Martin, Artemas, 1835-1918. Interoffice memoranda and letters from chief, Library and Archives, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, to B.A. Colonna, assistant in charge, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey : August 20, 1888 to April 1893. National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
referencedIn Niels Bohr Library. History of physics manuscript biography collection M-R, 1901-1989, [ca. ca. 1960]-1989 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Cole, Alfred D., 1861-1928. Papers, 1911-1930. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Stanley-Brown, Joseph, 1858-1941. Joseph Stanley-Brown papers, 1730-1941 (bulk 1890-1899). Library of Congress
referencedIn Mendenhall, T. C. (Thomas Corwin), 1841-1924. Papers, 1914-1923. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Mendenhall, Thomas C. (Thomas Corwin), 1841-1924. Letter. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn Winch, Ralph P. Autobiographical notes and comments, 1964. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Sproull, Wayne Treber 1906-. Response to early 1930s Ph.D.s Survey, 1980. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Mendenhall, Thomas C. (Thomas Corwin), 1841-1924. Papers, 1884-1887. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Townshend family. Norton Strange Townshend family papers, 1807-1995. William L. Clements Library
creatorOf Mendenhall, Thomas C. (Thomas Corwin), 1841-1924. Papers, 1851-1951. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Mendenhall, T. C. (Thomas Corwin), 1841-1924. Papers, 1914-1923. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Mendenhall, Thomas C. (Thomas Corwin), 1841-1924. Correspondence to Daniel Garrison Brinton, 1889. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Rowland, Henry Augustus, 1848-1901. Rowland (Henry Augustus) papers, 1793-1970. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Sommerfeld, Arnold, 1868-1951. Papers, ("New" Sommerfeld Nachlass), ca. 1890-ca. 1950. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Norton Strange Townshend family papers, Townshend, Norton Strange family papers, 1807-1995 William L. Clements Library
creatorOf Stierle, A. Memoranda on a self-registering tide-gauge / [by A. Stierle]. National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Morley, Edward Williams, 1838-1923. Edward Williams Morley papers, 1833-1923 (bulk 1863-1899). Library of Congress
creatorOf Duffield, W. W. (William Ward), 1823-1907. Copies of correspondence between W.W. Duffield, United States boundary commissioner, International Boundary Commission, and W.F. King, Her Britannic Majesty's commissioner, regarding the report of T.C. Mendenhall, former United States commissioner. National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
creatorOf Sullivant, Joseph, 1809-1894. First plan for the organization of the Ohio State University : mms. of Mr. Joseph Sullivant, 1869-1870. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Mendenhall, Thomas C. (Thomas Corwin), 1841-1924. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Edward Williams Morley Papers, 1833-1923, (bulk 1863-1899) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Wallace Notestein papers, 1899-1969 (inclusive) Yale University Library
creatorOf Thompson, William Oxley, 1855-1933. Correspondence, 1912-1913. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Wallace Notestein papers, 1899-1969 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Rockhill, William Woodville, 1854-1914. Papers, 1826-1941 Houghton Library
referencedIn Webster, Arthur Gordon, 1863-1923. Incoming letters, 1893-1913. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Arvin, Newton, 1900-1963. Newton Arvin correspondence, 1920-1963. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Cleveland Abbe papers, 1851-1952. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Joseph Stanley-Brown Papers, 1730-1941, (bulk 1890-1899) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
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Birth 1841-10-04

Death 1924-03-23

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