Bertram Borden Boltwood papers 1890-1932

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Bertram Borden Boltwood papers, 1890-1932

Bertram Borden Boltwood papers 1890-1932

Correspondence, laboratory notebooks, lectures, and other writings of B.B. Boltwood, scientist and professor of radiochemistry at Yale, best known for his early work in the study of radiation. Of particular note is Boltwood's extended correspondence with Lord Rutherford, the father of atomic physics.

3 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 folio)

eng,

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Ph.D. from Yale 1897; opened a private laboratory in New Haven with Joseph Hyde Pratt and acted as consultant to industry, 1900-1906; began work on radioactivity in 1904; Yale professor of physics in 1906, professor of radiochemistry, 1910-1927. From the description of Bertram Borden Boltwood papers 1890-1932 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702165927 Ph.D. from Yale 1897; opened a private laboratory in New Haven with Joseph Hyde Pratt and acted as co...

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