Papers, 1949-1971 (bulk).

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Roe, Anne, 1904-1991. Papers, 1949-1971 (bulk).

Papers, 1949-1971 (bulk).

This collection represents the data that Roe (Mrs. George Gaylord Simpson) collected on 64 scientists for her 1953 book, "The Making of a Scientist." The material for each scientist includes transcripts of interviews, Rorschach and Thematic Apperception Tests, personal data, reprints of the scientist's publications, and letters several years afterward asking for additional information. There are also photostats of letters and notes by the scientists dating earlier than 1949; holders of the originals unknown.

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Tuve, Merle Antony, 1901-1982

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Physicist. From the description of Merle Antony Tuve papers, 1901-1982 (bulk 1941-1966). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979847 Biographical Note 1901, June 27 Born, Canton, South Dakota 1922 B.S., University of Minnesota,Minneapolis, Minn. ...

Corner, George Washington, 1889-1981

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George Washington Corner worked as a medical historian in addition to anatomist and endocrinologist. From the guide to the Great Leaders in American Medicine; Dr. George Washington Corner, 1974., 1974, (American Philosophical Society) George Washington Corner was an anatomist, endocrinologist, and medical historian. From the description of Papers, 1903-1982. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122440080 From the description of G...

Cleland, Ralph Erskine, 1892-1971.

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Pauling, Linus, 1901-1994

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Born in Portland, Oregon on 28 February 1901. Died on 19 August 1994. Education: B.S., Chemical Engineering, Oregon State College (1922), Ph.D., Physical Chemistry and Mathematical Physics, California Institute of Technology (1925). Employment: 1925-1926 National Research Council; 1926-1927 Universities of Münich, Zürich, and Copenhagen; 1922-1969 California Institute of Technology; 1969- Stanford University; 1973-1979 Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine. From the descr...

Skinner, B.F. (Burrhus Frederic), 1904-1990

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Psychologist. Full name: Burrhus Frederic Skinner. From the description of B. F. Skinner papers, 1963-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984305 Skinner taught psychology at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Burrhus Frederic Skinner, 1928-1979 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973270 ...

Mueller, J. Howard (John Howard), 1891-1954.

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Hallowell, A. Irving (Alfred Irving), 1892-1974

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Alfred Irving Hallowell, University of Pennsylvania anthropologist, was best known for his innovative use of the Rorschach Test in his studies of the psychological interrelations of individuals and their culture. Hallowell's field studies involved the Abenaki of Quebec; the Montagnais-Naskapi of Labrador; and especially the Ojibwa-speaking peoples of Wisconsin and the Lake Winnipeg region of Canada. From the description of Papers, 1892-1981. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122417092 ...

Richter, Curt Paul, 1894-1988

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Hilgard, Ernest R. (Ernest Ropiequet), 1904-2001

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Professor of Psychology and Education at Stanford, since 1933; Dean of Graduate Division, 1951-1955. From the description of Ernest Ropiequet Hilgard papers, 1942-2000. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 497929051 Biographical/Historical Sketch Professor of Psychology and Education at Stanford, since 1933; Dean of Graduate Division, 1951-1955. From the guide to the Ernest Ropiequet Hilgard papers, 1942-2000, (Depa...

Strong, William Duncan, 1899-1962

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Willey, Gordon R. (Gordon Randolph), 1913-2002

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Gordon Randolph Willey was Bowditch Professor of Mexican and Central American Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard from 1950 to 1983 and Senior Professor of anthropology from 1983 until his retirement in 1987. From the description of Papers of Gordon Randolph Willey, 1936-1996 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77005694 ...

Beadle, George Wells, 1903-1989

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Chemist, University president. From the description of Reminiscences of George Wells Beadle : oral history, 1963. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122608221 George Wells Beadle, professor, university administrator. From the guide to the Beadle, George Wells. Papers, 1908-1981, (Special Collections Research Center University of Chicago Library 1100 East 57th Street Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.) Chancellor, University of...

Kirkwood, John Gamble, 1907-1959

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John Gamble Kirkwood: chemist; student at the California Institute of Technology, 1923-1925; S.B., University of Chicago, 1926; Ph.D., M.I.T., 1929; research fellow, Harvard, 1929-1930; international research fellow, Leipzig and Munich, 1931-1932; research associate, M.I.T., 1930-1931, 1932-1934; assistant professor of chemistry, Cornell, 1934-1937; associate professor, University of Chicago, 1937-1938; Todd professor of chemistry, Cornell, 1938-1947; Sterling professor of Chemistry, Yale, 1956-...

Morse, Philip M. (Philip McCord), 1903-1985

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Morse died in 1985. From the description of Autobiographical data, ca. 1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81716656 Philip McCord Morse was born August 6, 1903, in Shreveport, Louisiana. His parents, Allen Crafts Morse, a telephone engineer, and Edith McCord Morse, soon moved to Cleveland where he grew up. In 1921 Philip Morse started attending Case Institute, but he took the following year off to work in the Radiolectric Shop that he owned with friends. Upon h...

Robbins, William Jacob, 1890-

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William Jacob Robbins was a botanist and plant physiologist. From the description of Papers, 1898-1974. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122589265 William Jacob Robbins (1890-1978) was Director-in-Chief of The New York Botanical Garden from 1937-1958. He was a specialist in plant physiology and microbiology. Robbins studied Bryophyllum and Hedera helix; the nutritional requirements of filamentous fungi; as well as vitamin synthesis, growth and th...

Mulliken, Robert Sanderson

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Physicist. (1896-1986) From the description of Oral history interview with Robert S. Mulliken, 1964 February 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83555065 Chemical physicist. Born 1896. B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1917. Ph. D., University of Chicago, 1921. Assistant professor of physics, New York University, 1926-1928. Associate professor of physics, University of Chicago, 1928-1931; professor, 1931-1956; Ernest DeWitt Burton Distinguished Service Professor, 19...

Rhoades, Marcus M. (Marcus Morton), 1903-1991

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Geneticist. Rhoades began his professional career as an associate geneticist at the United States Department of Agriculture in 1935. In 1940 he went to Columbia University as associate professor and then to the University of Illinois as Professor of Botany. He came to Indiana University in 1958 where he chaired the Botany Department until 1968. In 1974 he became Distinguished Professor Emeritus and continued his studies in corn genetics until shortly before his death. ...

Furry, W. H. (Wendel Hinkle), 1907-

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Kluckhohn, Clyde, 1905-1960

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Anthropologist and author. From the description of Papers of Clyde Kluckhohn, 1945-1948. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233131951 Kluckhohn taught anthropology at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Clyde Kay Maben Kluckhohn, 1930-1960 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973102 Ashley Montagu, born Israel Ehrenberg on June 28, 1905, was a British-American anthropologist, specializing in the ar...

Sears, Robert R. (Robert Richardson)

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Professor of psychology at Stanford, 1953-1974, and Dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences, 1961-1970, Sears earned his a.b. at Stanford in 1929 and his Ph.D. at Yale in 1932. Before joining the Stanford faculty, he taught at the University of Iowa, where he directed the Child Welfare Research Station, and at Harvard, where he was also director of the Laboratory of Human Development. From the description of Robert Richardson Sears papers, 1929-1988. (Unknown). WorldCat record ...

Muskat, M. (Morris), 1907-

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Lindsey, Donald W.

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Wright, Sewall, 1889-1988

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Sewall Wright was a geneticist and educator, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1932. From the description of Papers, ca. 1915-1985. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122489532 One of the pioneers of quantitative genetics and evolutionary biology, Sewall Wright was born in Melrose, Massachusetts, to Philip Green Wright and Elizabeth Quincy Sewall Wright on December 21, 1889. He was, as he was fond of noting, the ...

Stewart, Homer Joseph, 1915-

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Knudsen, Vern Oliver, 1893-1974

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Physicist. From the description of Papers, 1922-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82998070 From the description of Oral history interview with Vern Oliver Knudsen 1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82908057 Vern Oliver Knudsen was born December 27, 1893 in Provo, Utah. As a young adult, Knudsen was taught mathematics and physics by Harvery Fletcher, a renowned American physicist. Following his graduation from Brigham Young University in 1915, Knudsen followed t...

Mayer, Joseph Edward, 1904-....

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Died 1983. From the description of Oral history interview with Joseph Edward Mayer, 1975 January 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79322266 Biography The son of a bridge engineer, Joseph Edward Mayer was born on February 5, 1904 in New York City. His family later moved to Canada and then to California, where Mayer graduated from Hollywood High School. In 1924 he received a B.S. in chemistry from the California Institute ...

Van Vleck, J. H. (John Hasbrouck), 1899-1980.

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J. H. Van Vleck was a physicist. From the guide to the J. H. (John Hasbrouck) Van Vleck papers, 1923-1959, 1923-1959, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Coon, Carleton S. (Carleton Stevens), 1904-1981

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Stebbins, G. Ledyard (George Ledyard), 1906-2000

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Ph. D., Harvard University; Professor of Genetics, University of California, Davis (1950-1973); Member, National Academy of Sciences; author of Darwin to DNA : molecules to humanity (1982) and the Human organism and the world of life (1983). From the description of Papers, 1949-1994. (University of California, Davis). WorldCat record id: 30106996 ...

Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990

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Anthropologist at American Museum of Natural History. From the description of Papers 1930's-1950's?. (American Museum of Natural History). WorldCat record id: 39698417 Anthropologist, museum curator. Shapiro is Curator emeritus in the Dept. of Anthropology, American Museum of Natural History. His professional interests are in human biology, race mixture, and population genetics. From the description of Anthropometric study, 1930-1934. (Un...

Rogers, Carl R. (Carl Ransom), 1902-1987

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Psychologist, psychotherapist, and educator; d. 1987. From the description of Papers, 1913-1989 (bulk 1960-1987). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 31816440 Carl Rogers was a psychologist and psychotherapist who initiated the "third force" of humanistic psychology. He got his Ph.D. at Columbia University's Teachers College. After working at various other universities, he and his wife moved to La Jolla, Calif. and joined the staff of the Western Behavioral Studies Institute. He ...

Stevens, S.S. (Stanley Smith), 1906-1973

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Stevens was an authority on the physics of sensory perception, especially hearing. His primary contribution was Stevens' Law, which states that the magnitude of a sensation grows as a power function of the intensity of the stimulus. He was director of the Psycho-Acoustics Laboratory and the Psychophysics Laboratory at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Stanley Smith Stevens, 1931-1973 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 62555827 From the descriptio...

Allport, Gordon W. (Gordon Willard), 1897-1967

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Allport earned his Harvard AB in 1919, his AM in 1921 and his PhD in 1922. From the description of The study of character : historical views and the empirical approach, May 1921. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77075455 Allport graduated from Harvard in 1919 and taught psychology and social ethics at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Gordon W. Allport, 1907-ca. 1974 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972973 ...

Lashley, Karl S. (Karl Spencer), 1890-1958

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Lashley taught psychology at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Karl S. Lashley, 1957-1959 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973092 Psychologist. Karl Spencer Lashley was born June 7, 1890, in Davis, West Virginia. He attended the University of West Virginia and Johns Hopkins, earning degrees in zoology. His academic career began at the University of Minnesota, where he did research from 1920-1926. In 1937, he was recru...

Alvarez, Luis W., 1911-1988

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Luis W. Alvarez (b. June 13, 1911, San Francisco, CA–d. September 1, 1988, Berkely, CA) was an American experimental physicist, inventor, and professor who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1968. After receiving his PhD from the University of Chicago in 1936, Alvarez went to work for Ernest Lawrence at the Radiation Laboratory at the University of California in Berkeley. Alvarez devised a set of experiments to observe K-electron capture in radioactive nuclei, predicted by the beta decay ...

Schwinger, Julian, 1918-1994

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Schwinger was born Feb. 12, 1918 in NYC; AB, Columbia, 1936; Ph. D, Columbia, 1939; received a National Research Council Fellowship and went to UC Berkeley to work with J. Robert Oppenheimer; contributed to the development of the atomic bomb as a staff member at the Metallurgical Laboratory, Univ. of Chicago, 1943; staff member, Radiation Laboratory, MIT, 1943-46; taught at Harvard Univ., 1945-72; taught at UCLA, 1972-88; awarded the Nobel Prize in physics in 1965 for his contributions in the fi...

Roe, Anne, 1904-1991

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Anne Roe is a psychologist. From the description of Papers, 1949-1971 (bulk). (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122364923 Anne Roe (1904-1991) was a clinical psychologist and researcher on various psychological topics before embarking upon major studies of creativity and occupational psychology. Her two major publications were The Making of a Scientist (1953), a study of sixty-four eminent male scientists in biology, physics and the s...

Linton, Ralph, 1893-1953

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Bruner, Jerome S. (Jerome Seymour)

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Bruner taught psychology at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Jerome Seymour Bruner, 1915-1971 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972992 Psychologist. From the description of Reminiscences of Jerome S. Bruner : oral history, 1999. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 269256977 ...

Doisy, Edward Adelbert, 1893-1986

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Robertson, H. P. (Howard Percy), 1903-1961

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Physicist (mathematical physics). California Institute of Technology. From the description of Papers, 1925-1980, (bulk 1936-1966) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82303212 Biography Howard Percy Robertson, known to colleagues and friends as Bob, was born in Hoquiam, Washington, on January 27, 1903. He was educated in Montesano, Washington schools, and later at the University of Washington, where he received his bachelor's d...

Stanley, Wendell Meredith, 1932-

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Smith, Homer William, 1895-1962

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Anderson, Edgar, 1897-1969

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The third director of the Missouri Botanical Garden. Plant geneticist and professor of botany at Washington University. From the description of Edgar Shannon Anderson papers, 1898-1972. (Missouri Botanical Garden). WorldCat record id: 61772589 ...

Beach, Frank A. (Frank Ambrose), 1911-1988

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Bonner, James Frederick, 1910-

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Bonner, a biologist, taught at California Institute of Technology from 1935-1981, specializing in plant physiology and plant biochemistry. From the description of Papers, 1933-1976. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 31300937 Biography James Bonner was born in Ansley, Nebraska, his mother's hometown, on a vacation trip. His father, Walter David Bonner, a chemist, was Professor at Queen'...

Ewing, W. Maurice (William Maurice), 1906-1974

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W. Maurice Ewing (1906-1974) was a marine geologist, oceanographer, and geophysicist, who received his B.A., M.A., and PhD in physics and mathematics from Rice University in 1926, 192, and 1931, respectively. He taught geophysics at Lehigh University (1930-1940), the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (1940-1944), served as director of the Lamont-Doherty Geophysical Observatory of Columbia University (1949-1972), and joined the University of Texas Medical Branch as the first director of the Ea...

Bearden, J. A. (Joyce Alvin), 1903-

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Babcock, Horace

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Epling, Carl, 1894-

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Sonneborn, T. M. (Tracy Morton), 1905-1981

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Early geneticist whose early work with paramecium was critical to the discovery of genetic recombination. Sonneborn taught and conducted most of his important work at Indiana University, 1939-1981. In 1959 the National Academy of Science presented the Kimber Award for Genetics to Sonneborn. From the description of Sonneborn laboratory abstracts and papers, ca. 1931-1979. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 62198002 From the description of Sonneborn reprint collection, ...

Beams, Jesse W. (Jesse Wakefield), 1898-1977

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Mr. Jesse W. Beams, Francis H. Smith Professor Emeritus of Physics, died July 23, 1977. Mr. Beams was a faculty member at the University of Virginia from 1928 until his retirement in1969. From the description of Papers of Jesse W. Beams [manuscript], 1926-1977. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816257 From the description of Jesse W. Beams papers [manuscript], 1926-1977. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647923251 Francis H. Smith Professo...

Romer, Alfred Sherwood, 1894-1973

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George Washington Corner worked as an anatomist, endocrinologist, and medical historian. From the guide to the George Washington Corner papers, 1889-1981, 1903-1982, (American Philosophical Society) Alfred Sherwood Romer (1894-1973) was an eminent vertebrate paleontologist. He graduated from Amherst College in 1917 and then served during World War I in the American Field Service and, subsequently, in the United States Army. It is believed that when he was with A.F.S. he drov...

Stratton, Julius Adams, 1901-1994

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Sturtevant, A.H. (Alfred Henry), 1891-1970

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Harlow, Harry F. (Harry Frederick), 1905-1981

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Northrop, John Howard, 1891-1987

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John Howard Northrop received his B.S. from Columbia University in 1912, M.A. in 1913, and Ph. D. in chemistry in 1915. He began lifelong work with the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research in 1916, except during time served as a captain in the Chemical Warfare Service, 1917-1918, and as a consultant for the Office of Scientific Research and Development during World War II. While with the Institute, he moved his lab to Princeton, ca. 1924. Co-recipient with Wendell M. Stanley of 1946 Nobel ...

McMillan, Edwin M. (Edwin Mattison), 1907-

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Physicist. Professor of physics, University of California at Berkeley, 1934-1973; and staff member of Lawrence Radiation Laboratory (renamed the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory in 1971), 1934-1971, and its director from 1958-1973. Pioneer in development and application of the cyclotron. Died in 1991. From the description of Travel diary kept during the California Institute of Technology Travel Prize Trip across the United States and Europe, 1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83660405 ...

Hansen, W. W. (William Webster), 1909-1949

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Physicist (microwave electronics). Professor of Physics and Director of the Microwave Laboratory at Stanford University, 1929-1949. From the description of Notes on lectures given at M.I.T., 1941-1944. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79617786 William Webster Hansen was Professor of Physics and Director of the Microwave Laboratory at Stanford University, 1929-1949. From the description of William Webster Hansen papers, 1928-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 7548...

Guilford, J. P. (Joy Paul), 1897-1987

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