Summary of the records of holders of the Ph. D. in physics 1939.


Summary of the records of holders of the Ph. D. in physics 1939.

The report lists the 32 men who earned the Ph. D. in physics from the University of Virginia and gives brief notes of their accomplishments. The list includes Fred Allison, William J. Archibald, John Hampden Chamberlayne Bagby, Jesse W. Beams, Charles D. Bradley, William M. Breazeale, Claude W. Bruce, Lois Carwile, Preston B. Carwile, James A. Chiles, Jr., Thomas Davis, John W. Flowers, Thomas E. Gilmer, William T. Ham, Fred B. Haynes, James A. Hootman, and Charles R. Larkin. Also Albert V. Masket, Dan H. Moore, Edward G. Pickels, Michael Podtaiguine, Gilford G. Quarles, Lawrence R. Quarles, Peyton Nalle Rhodes, Cleveland S. Smith, Henry Louis Smith, L.B. Snoddy, Edward C. Stevenson, Jaabez C. Street, John A. Tiedeman, Herbert Trotter, Jr., and E.J. Workman.

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Pickels, Edward Greydon. (person)

Chiles, James Alburn, 1909-1941. (person)

Masket, Albert Victor Hugo, 1914- (person)

Larkin, Charles Rozier. (person)

Bagby, John Hampden Chamberlayne, 1867-1934. (person)

Workman, E. J. 1899- (person)

Davis, Thomas, 1909- (person)

Stevenson, Edward (Edward M.) (person)

Rhodes, Peyton Nalle, 1900- (person)

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

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...

Podtaiguine, Michael P. (person)

Street, Jabez Curry, (person)

Street (1906-1989) taught physics at Harvard ca.1941-1976. From 1962 to 1963 he served as Acting Director of the Cambridge Electron Accelerator. From the description of Papers of Jabez Curry Street, 1946-1973 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973274 ...

Snoddy, L. B. 1898-1950. (person)

Carwile, Lois Corinne Ketcham. (person)

Smith, Cleveland Scudder. (person)

University of Virginia. Dept. of Physics. (corporateBody)

Bradley, Charles Dunklin. (person)

Archibald, William (person)

Gilmer, Thomas Edward, 1901- (person)

Bruce, Claude Watson, 1899- (person)

Trotter, Herbert. (person)

Haynes, Fred Brown. (person)

Quarles, Lawrence R. (Lawrence Reginald), 1908-1987 (person)

Dean of the School of Engineering at the University of Virginia. From the description of Oral history interview of Lawrence R. Quarles by Charles Papazian, May 1, 1972. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647920519 From the description of Oral history interview of Lawrence R. Quarles by Charles E. Moran [manuscript], May 9, 1977. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647920515 ...

Moore, Dan H. (person)

Allison, Fred, 1882-1974 (person)

American physicist and Auburn professor. From the description of Papers, 1830-1977. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84275848 Virginia native, received Ph. D. from the University of Virginia in 1922. Served as physics professor at Emory and Henry College, 1908-1920, as Physics Dept. chairman, 1922-1949, and graduate school dean, 1949-1953, at Alabama Polytechnic Institute, later Auburn University. Conducted research in magnetooptics. After retiring from A.P.I., served as chair...

Ham, William T. (William Taylor), 1908-1998 (person)

Dr. William Taylor Ham, Jr. (1908-1998) was born in Norfolk, Virginia, to William and Lucy Ham. He attended Episcopal High School and then the University of Virginia where he received a B.S. in Engineering and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Physics in 1931, 1933, and 1935 respectively. After completing his degrees at Virginia, Ham taught physics at Columbia University from 1936 to 1937. Upon the death of his father in 1937, he worked briefly in the family flour business, W.T. Ham & Company, Inc. In 1938, ...

Smith, Henry Louis, 1859-1951 (person)

Henry Louis Smith, 1859-1951, was born in Greensboro, N.C. He graduated from Davidson College in 1881. He accepted a position of the faculty of Davidson College in 1886 and began graduate work at the University of Virginia. Smith taught physics and astronomy and was superintendent of grounds and buildings. While a professor, Smith performed the first X-ray experiment in the U.S. in 1896. Smith was president of Davidson College from 1901 to 1912 and president of Washington and Lee Un...

Flowers, John Wilson. (person)

Breazeale, William McSwain, 1908- (person)

Carwile, Preston Banks, 1896- (person)

Quarles, Gilford Godfrey, 1909- (person)

Hootman, James Albert, 1902- (person)

Tiedeman, John Albert, 1904- (person)