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Noted science fiction author, Arthur Charles Clarke, was born in 1917 in Minehead, England. He worked in the British Civil Service before his career as an editor and writer. In later years his career has been varied, reflecting his broad interests. From the guide to the Arthur Charles Clarke, 1964, (University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc]) Arthur C. Clarke was born in Somerset, England in 1917 and is best known for his novel 2001: ...
M.A. in mathematics and B.Sc. in Physics (1929) from St. Andrews University, Scotland. He then spent 2 years in Cambridge where he decided to abandon theoretical physics in favor of experimental work on infrared spectra, an interest which continued throughout his career. The award of a Commonwealth Fund Fellowship enabled Sutherland to spend two years at the University of Michigan studying infrared spectroscopy under D.M. Dennison. He returned to Cambridge in 1933, obtained his Ph.D the next yea...
Born 1917; educated at St Paul's and Magdalen College, Oxford University; served World War Two, 1939-45, in the Royal Artillery, 1940-46; on staff, Financial Times , 1947-57; Foreign Editor, Financial Times , 1950-57; Economic Editor, The Observer , 1958-61; Director of Studies, 1961-68, Research Fellow, 1969-71, and Director, 1972-77, Royal Institute of International Affairs; Chairman, Social Science Research Council, 1969-71; Member, Royal Commission on Trade Unions, 1965-68; Member, Foreign a...
American writer. From the description of Correspondence with Alfred S. Dashiell, 1931-1940. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 51846130 Carl Zigrosser and Lewis Mumford were life-long friends with shared interests in the arts, society and politics. From the description of Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1925-1971, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155902319 Sir Patrick Geddes was a Scottish biologist, sociologi...
BIOGHIST REQUIRED Author, editor, critic, and professor of sociology at the New School for Social Research, who died in 1984. From the guide to the Gerald Sykes Papers, ca. 1921-1984, (Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Author, editor, critic, and professor of sociology at the New School for Social Research, who died in 1984. From the description of Papers, ca. 1921-1984. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 1225...
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...
Professor of mathematics at MIT who pioneered in the development of automation. From the description of Norbert Wiener papers, 1949-1952. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321256 Norbert Wiener was a world renowned mathematician who was instrumental in the development of communication and control theories. He coined the word "cybernetics" to describe this new science. There are a number of autobiographical...
Professor of economic history. Professor, Department of Economics, University of Chicago, 1929-1950; chairman and professor, Committee on Social Thought, 1945-1964. From the description of Papers, 1909- [ca. 1970]. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52246436 Writer, historian. From the description of Reminiscences of John Ulric Nef : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451879 ...
Gabor (1900-1979) held over 100 patents and won the 1971 Nobel prize for physics for his invention of holography. He also corresponded with numerous persons who shared his interest in futurism. From the description of Correspondence, 1961-1969. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 31179190 Born, 1900, Hungary; studied mechanical engineering at Joseph Technical High School, Budapest, 1918-1921, and Electrical Engineering Department, Technisch...
Physicist. From the description of Reminiscences of William Bradford Shockley : oral history, 1964. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122528198 Biographical/Historical Note American physicist. From the guide to the William Shockley miscellaneous papers, 1980, (Hoover Institution Archives) Hans Thacher Clarke studied chemistry at University College, London ...