Compton, K. T. (Karl Taylor), 1887-1954

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From the description of K.T. Compton speeches, 1939-1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83457426

Karl Taylor Compton (b. Sept. 14, 1887, Wooster, Ohio-d. June 22, 1954, New York City), prominent American physicist and president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1930 to 1948.

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creatorOf Compton, K. T. (Karl Taylor), 1887-1954. Postcard to Albert M. Stone. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Bush, Vannevar, 1890-1974. Vannevar Bush papers, 1901-1974 (bulk 1932-1955). Library of Congress
referencedIn Fisk, James B. (James Brown), 1910-1981. Oral history interview with James Brown Fisk, 1976 June 24, American Institute of Physics
referencedIn Scientists Collection, 1563-1973 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn States, M. N. (Marshall Ney). Oral history interview with Marshall Ney States, 1963 January 27. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Compton collection, [ca. 1900]-[ongoing] The College of Wooster, Libraries
referencedIn Vannevar Bush Papers, 1901-1974, (bulk 1932-1955) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Evans, Robley Dunglison, 1907-. Oral history interview with Robley D. Evans, 1972 May 2 to 14 June 1978. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Dodge, Homer L. (Homer Levi), 1887-1983. Papers, 1852-1994, (bulk 1910-1960). American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Waterman, Alan Tower, 1892-1967. Alan Tower Waterman papers, 1917-1967 (bulk 1940-1963). Library of Congress
referencedIn Elmer Rice letters from various correspondents, 1915-1967. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Thomson, G. P. (George Paget), 1892-1975. Oral history interview with Sir George Paget Thomson, 1963 June 20. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Rabi, I. I. (Isidor Isaac), 1898-1988. I.I. Rabi papers, 1899-1989 (bulk 1945-1968). Library of Congress
referencedIn Audiovisual Collection. 1957 - 2006. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life of Harry S. Truman. 1957 - 2004. General Omar N. Bradley, President Harry S. Truman, and Karl T. Compton at United States Military Academy Convocation
creatorOf American Institute of Physics 20th Anniversary Symposium (1951: Chicago, Illinois). Invited papers on physics today [sound recording] American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Harrington, Marshall Cathcart, 1904-. Response to early 1930s Ph.D.s Survey, 1980. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Melville Eastham Papers, 1908-1973, (bulk 1930-1964) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Robert Andrews Millikan papers, 1821-1953 California Institute of Technology. Archives.
referencedIn McCrea, William Hunter. Oral history interview with William Hunter McCrea, 1978 September 22. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn William Francis Gray Swann Papers, 1903-1962 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Robert Andrews Millikan collection, 1847-1953, 1847-1953 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Department of Chemistry papers, 1880-1980 University of Minnesota Libraries. University Archives [uarc]
referencedIn Bush, Vannevar, 1890-1974. Oral history interview with Vannevar Bush, 1964. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn McMillan, Edwin M. (Edwin Mattison), 1907-. Edwin M. McMillan interview, 1972, June 1 and October 30. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Alexander G. Ruthven Papers, 1901-1961, 1906-1951 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Educators and Librarians Collection, 1846-1953 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Notestein, Wallace, 1878-1969. Wallace Notestein papers, 1899-1969 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Olsen, Gerner A. Gerner A. Olsen diploma, 1932 December 23. Washington State University, Holland and Terrell Libraries
referencedIn Robinson, Denis Morrell, 1907-. Oral history interview with Denis Morrell Robinson, 1978 May 23. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Stuhlman, Otto, 1884-. Oral history interview with Otto Stuhlman, Jr., 1962 June 8. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Bryant, John. John Bryant collection. American Institute of Physics
referencedIn Alan Tower Waterman Papers, 1917-1967, (bulk 1940-1963) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn I. I. Rabi Papers, 1899-1989, (bulk 1945-1968) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Klopsteg, Paul E. (Paul Ernest), 1889-. Oral history interview with Paul E. Klopsteg, 1970 March 31. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Correspondence and compositions, 1870-1963. Houghton Library.
referencedIn McMillan, Edwin M. (Edwin Mattison), 1907-. Oral history interview with Edwin M. McMillan, 1972 June 1 to 31 October. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Parsons, William Sterling, 1901-1953. Papers of William Sterling Parsons, 1943-1953. Library of Congress
referencedIn Furer, Julius Augustus, 1880-1963. Papers of Julius Augustus Furer, 1910-1962 (bulk 1915-1961). Library of Congress
referencedIn Archive for the History of Quantum Physics, 1898-1950 (bulk), 1898-1950 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Kelly, Harry C. Oral history interview with Harry C. Kelly, 1975 October 27. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Compton, K. T. (Karl Taylor), 1887-1954. K.T. Compton speeches, 1939-1952. Library of Congress
referencedIn Bowles, Edward Lindley, 1897-1990. Edward Lindley Bowles papers, 1869-1990 (bulk 1920-1982). Library of Congress
referencedIn Eckart, Carl, 1902-1973. Oral history interview with Carl Henry Eckart, 1962 May 31. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Julius Augustus Furer Papers, 1910-1962, (bulk 1915-1961) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Slater, John C. (John Clarke), 1900-1976. Oral history interview with John Clarke Slater, 1970 February 23 and 7. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn American Institute of Physics. Office of the Secretary. Records, 1932-1994. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Wilson, Robert E. (Robert Erastus), 1893-1964. Robert E. Wilson papers, 1920-1964 (bulk 1945-1964). Library of Congress
creatorOf Compton, K. T. (Karl Taylor), 1887-1954. Letter, 1950 June 22, Cambridge, Mass., to Sanborn C. Brown, Cambridge, Mass. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Norbert Wiener papers, 1898-1966 Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Institute Archives and Special Collections
referencedIn L. C. Dunn Papers, ca. 1920-1974 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Eastham, Melville, 1885-1964. Melville Eastham papers, 1908-1973 (bulk 1930-1964). Library of Congress
referencedIn Bowman, Isaiah, 1878-1950. Isaiah Bowman papers, 1904-1951. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn George Sarton additional papers, 1901-1956. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Morse, Philip M. (Philip McCord), 1903-1985. Autobiographical data, ca. 1962. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Barker, James M., 1886-1974. James M. Barker papers, 1825-1975, bulk 1920-1970. Newberry Library
referencedIn Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President, records of Karl Taylor Compton and James Rhyne Killian, 1930-1959 Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Institute Archives and Special Collections
referencedIn Letters of scientists, 1655-1973. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Webster, David Locke, 1888-1976. Oral history interview with David Locke Webster, 1963 January 26. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Edward Lindley Bowles Papers, 1869-1990, (bulk 1920-1982) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Robert E. Wilson Papers, 1920-1964, (bulk 1945-1964) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Lee A. DuBridge papers, 1932-1986 California Institute of Technology. Archives.
referencedIn DuBridge, Lee A. (Lee Alvin), 1901-1994. Papers, 1932-1986. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Sommerfeld, Arnold, 1868-1951. Papers, ("New" Sommerfeld Nachlass), ca. 1890-ca. 1950. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Millikan, Robert Andrews, 1868-1953. Papers [microform], 1847-1953. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Shankland, Robert S., 1908-. Oral history interview with Robert S. Shankland, 1974 August 20 and 21. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Compton, Margaret Hutchison. Letter to John H. Van Vleck from wife of Karl T. Compton thanking him for the pages from John Slater's Solid-State and Molecular Theory: A Scientific Biography. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Millikan, Robert Andrews, 1868-1953. Papers, 1847-1953. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn John Clarke Slater Papers, 1908-1976 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Barton, Henry Askew, 1898-1983. Oral history interview with Henry A. Barton, 1970 March 3 and 16. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Educators and librarians collection, 1846-1953. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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Birth 1887-09-14

Death 1954-07-22

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