Guerlac, Henry.

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Author. Born 1912; died 1985.

From the description of Papers of Henry Guerlac, 1946. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77575497

Professor of History of Science, Cornell University.

Henry Edward Guerlac (1910-1982) graduated from Cornell University in 1932, received a master's degree in biochemistry from Cornell in 1933, and a doctorate in European history from Harvard University in 1941. Before joining the Cornell faculty in 1946, he taught at Harvard, and the University of Wisconsin, and for three years was the historian for the Radiation Laboratory of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 1964, he was named Goldwin Smith Professor of the History of Science and in 1970 he became director of the Society for the Humanities at Cornell. His books include SCIENCE IN WESTERN CIVILIZATION, NEWTON ON THE CONTINENT, and LAVOISIER, THE CRUCIAL YEAR.

From the description of Henry Guerlac papers, 1922-1981. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63934055

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creatorOf Guerlac, Henry. The queries of the opticks; comparison of the several editions made : manuscript notes, ca. 1940. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn International Congress of the History of Science records, 1959-1964. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf [Henry Guerlac, biographical materials] University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Evett, Kenneth, 1913-. Kenneth Evett papers, [ca. 1944-2001]. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Guerlac, Henry. Mémoire pour servir d'instruction dans la conduite des sièges, 16. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Bryant, John. Selected interviews with notes on the history of radar from the John Bryant collection. American Institute of Physics
creatorOf Guerlac, Henry. Guerlac-Perrin Lavoisier Archive, 1939-1987. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Guerlac, Henry. A chronology of Lavoisier's career / prepared by Henry Guerlac and Carl Perrin, 1968? Cornell University Library
creatorOf Guerlac, Henry. The history of radar in World War II. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Records of the Office of Scientific Research and Development. 1939 - 1947. Historical Records
creatorOf Thomson, J. J. (Joseph John), 1856-1940. History of science graphics, circa 1600s-1900s. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Mignot de Montigny, Etienne, 1714-1782. Rapport des ouvrages qui ont été lus dans les assemblées de l'Académie des sciences, 1758? Cornell University Library
referencedIn Bryant, John. John Bryant collection. American Institute of Physics
referencedIn George Sarton additional papers, 1901-1956. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Ithaca Festival. Ithaca Festival records, 1962-1984. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent, 1743-1794. Lavoisier manuscript collection, 1770-1794 (bulk). Cornell University Library
referencedIn Perkins, James Alfred, 1911-1998. James Perkins papers, 1963-1969. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Caplan, Louis, 1900-. Louis Caplan reminiscences, 1975. Cornell University Library
referencedIn International Congress of the History of Science. International Congress of the History of Science records, 1959-1964. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Guerlac, Henry. Henry Guerlac papers, 1922-1981. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Corson, Dale R. Dale R. Corson papers, 1963-1977. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Dale R. Corson papers, 1963-1977. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Guerlac, Henry. Papers of Henry Guerlac, 1946. Library of Congress
referencedIn James Perkins papers, 1963-1969. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1920-1995. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Henry Guerlac papers, 1922-1981 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
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associatedWith Hahn, Roger, 1932-2011. person
associatedWith Hall, Marie Boas, 1919-2009. person
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associatedWith Kargon, Robert. person
associatedWith King, W. J. (William Joseph), b. 1881. person
associatedWith Kubrin, David. person
associatedWith Langer, William L. (William Leonard), 1896-1977. person
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correspondedWith Levin, Harry, 1912-1994 person
associatedWith Macquer, Pierre Joseph, 1718-1784. person
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associatedWith Mignot de Montigny, Etienne, 1714-1782. person
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associatedWith Williams, L. Pearce (Leslie Pearce), 1927- person
associatedWith Woolf, Harry. person
associatedWith Yale University corporateBody
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Birth 1912-06-14

Death 1985-05-29

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