Festschrift material [microform], 1968.


Festschrift material [microform], 1968.

Letters, essays, and clippings. The material consist of testimonial letters (ca. 1967-1968) from friends on their recollections as colleagues of Chapman. Also included are essays written for the text by fellow scientists, covering Chapman's scientific accomplishments and clippings documenting Chapman's professional career. Chapman himself wrote short autobiographical essays which were added to the text. The correspondence is of Syun-Ichi Akasofu, Chapman's associate at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, soliciting contributions for the book. Correspondents include W.N. Abbot, Giorgio Abetti, Edward V. Ashburn, D.R. Bates, William Lawrence Bragg, Stephen Brush, Johannes M. Burgers, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, C.A. Coulson, Thomas G. Cowling, M. Cutolo, J.C. Gupta, J.W. Linnett, George Paget Thomson, and George E. Uhlenbeck.

1 microfilm reel.


SNAC Resource ID: 8211068

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