Edward Williams Morley Papers 1833-1923 (bulk 1863-1899)


Edward Williams Morley Papers 1833-1923 (bulk 1863-1899)

Chemist and physician. Correspondence, certificates, and printed matter, including letters from Myron A. Munson, Morley's college roommate and lifelong friend, written while Munson was serving in the Union Army in 1864, and extensive correspondence with prominent European and American scientists.

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