Lloyd E. Hawes collection of autographed letters, 1791-1967 (inclusive).


Lloyd E. Hawes collection of autographed letters, 1791-1967 (inclusive).

Consists of autographed letters, mostly from eminent 19th century scientists, which were collected by Lloyd E. Hawes. The largest number of letters from a single writer is the 41 letters by Florence Nightingale. Dated 1856-1897, they mainly concern the health of Nightingale's brother-in-law though an 1856 letter from the Crimea, with information about conditions during the war there, is also included. Among other individuals represented in the collection are: Antoine César Becquerel, Edmond Becquerel, Sir William Crookes, Marie and Pierre Curie, Michael Faraday, William Thomson Kelvin, Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, John Tyndall, Charles Wheatstone, and Helen Brooke Taussig.

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Curie, Pierre, 1859-1906

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Pierre Curie (b. May 15, 1859, Paris, France-d. April 19, 1906, Paris, France), French physicist and a pioneer in crystallography, magnetism, piezoelectricity and radioactivity....

Curie, Marie, 1867-1934

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Marie Curie (b. November 7, 1867, Warsaw, Poland-d. July 4, 1934, Passy, Haute-Savoie, France), nuclear physics and chemist and research of radioactivity. She won the Nobel Prize for physics (with Pierre Curie) in 1903, and again for chemistry in 1911. She discovered polonium and radium. ...

Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867

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English physicist and chemist. From the guide to the Michael Faraday letter, 1867 May 1, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) English chemist and physicist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Royal Institution, to Benjamin Dockray, 1856 Jan. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 607104668 Chemist, physicist. From the description of Michael Faraday letter, 1836. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 77010683 Engli...

Tyndall, John, 1820-1893

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British physicist. From the description of John Tyndall letters, 1869-1880. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122454707 Natural philosopher. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80044015 English natural philosopher. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London?], to an unidentified correspondent, [no year] Jun. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573...

Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910

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Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), nursing pioneer and reformer, is regarded as the founder of modern nursing. Born in Florence, Italy, she dedicated her life to the care of the sick and war wounded. In 1844, she began to visit hospitals; in 1850, she spent some time with the nursing Sisters of St. Vincent de Paul in Alexandria and a year later studied at the institute for Protestant deaconesses in Kaiserswerth, Germany. In 1854, she organized a unit of 38 nurses for service in the Crimean War. I...

Crookes, William, 1832-1919

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Chemist and Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79021310 ...

Kelvin, William Thomson, baron, 1824-1907

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Physicist and Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Papers, 1835-1907. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79617799 From the description of Papers, 1905-1907. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80830683 From the description of Correspondence, 1836-1906. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84971911 British mathematician and physicist. From the description of Letters signed (2) and autograph postcard signed : Glasgow, to W.A. Knight, 1890 Jan. 25...

Hawes, Lloyd E.

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Wheatstone, Charles, Sir, 1802-1875

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Physicist. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84865311 At 21 he began business in London as a musical instrument maker and carried out experiments on sound and optics. Professor of experimental physics at King's Colege, London 1834. F. R. S., 1836. He made many inventions and suggested the stereoscope and spectrum analysis. He collaborated with Sir William Fothergill Cooke in producing and improving electric telegraph ...

Becquerel, M. (Antoine César), 1788-1878.

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Röntgen, Wilhelm Conrad, 1845-1923

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Scientist; discoverer of X-rays. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Munich, to an unidentified colleague, 1912 July 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656349 German physicist. From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82798817 German scientist Roentgen discovered the existence and capabilities of x-rays during experiments in 1895. Fundamental contributions are his first articles describing x-rays. For his work, Roent...

Becquerel, Ed., 1820-1891

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French physicist who discovered the paramagnetism of liquid oxygen. He was particularly interested in fluorescence, and collaborated with his father Antoine Becquerel on research in the areas of magnetism, optics, and electricity. Not only was Edmond the second son of physicist Antoine Becquerel (his brother Louis was the first); he was also the father of physicist Henri Becquerel. In fact, four generations of Becquerels were educated at the École Polytechnique and became professors of physics ...

Taussig, Helen B. (Helen Brooke), 1898-1986

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Cardiologist. From the description of Reminiscences of Helen Brooke Taussig : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122587345 Dr. Taussig, a pioneer in the field of pediatric cardiology, became a member of the Johns Hopkins faculty in 1930 and retired from active teaching in 1969. She received the Gold Heart Award of the American Heart Association in 1963 and was the first woman to be the Association's president. F...