Swann, W. F. G. (William Francis Gray), 1884-1962

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William Francis Gray Swann was a physicist.

From the description of Papers, [ca. 1900]-1962. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122473994

Physicist and historian of science Thomas Darlington Cope received his A.B. (1903) and Ph.D. (1915) from the University of Pennsylvania; he became an instructor and later professor there from 1906-1952. He also studied at the University of Berlin (1912-1913) under Max Planck.

From the guide to the Thomas Darlington Cope papers, ca. 1909-1964, Circa 1909-1964, (American Philosophical Society)

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referencedIn Darrow, Karl K. (Karl Kelchner), 1891-. Oral history interview with Karl K. Darrow, 1964 April 2 and 10 June. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Cope, Thomas Darlington, 1880-1964. Papers, ca. 1909-1964. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn L'État Indépendant du Congo, 1895 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Thomas Darlington Cope papers, ca. 1909-1964, Circa 1909-1964 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Beams, Jesse W. (Jesse Wakefield), 1898-1977. Papers of Jesse W. Beams [manuscript], 1926-1977. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Swann, W. F. G. (William Francis Gray), 1884-1962. Papers, [ca. 1900]-1962. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Archive for the History of Quantum Physics, 1898-1950 (bulk), 1898-1950 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Libby, Willard F. Oral history interview with Willard Frank Libby, 1979 April 12 and 16. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn John Clarke Slater Papers, 1908-1976 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Lark-Horovitz, K. (Karl), 1892-1958. Correspondence with William Francis Gray Swann, 1932-1952. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Slater, John C. (John Clarke), 1900-1976. Papers, 1908-1976. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Edward Williams Morley Papers, 1833-1923, (bulk 1863-1899) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Lindsay, Robert Bruce, 1900-. Oral history interview with Robert Bruce Lindsay. 1964 May 6 and July 9. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
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Birth 1884-08-29

Death 1962-01-29

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