History of physics collections destroyed in World War II.

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History of physics collections destroyed in World War II.

History of physics collections destroyed in World War II.

Manuscript collections held at this repository that were destroyed in World War II include: a manuscript on ebb and flow by Heinrich Rudolf Hertz (1857-1894); papers of Heinrich Kayser (1853-1940); papers of astronomer Wilhelm Foerster (1832-1921), including 53 letters from Friedrich Wilhelm August Argelander, from 1855 to 1874, and 19 letters and a postcard from Johannes von Hanstein, from 1860 to 1877.

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Kayser, H. (Heinrich), 1853-1940

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Physicist (spectroscopy). On the physics faculty at Physikalischen Institut (1878-1885), Technische Hochschule Hannover (1885-1894), and Universität Bonn from 1894. From the description of Letters. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79182023 Heinrich Kayser was a German physicist and spectroscopist. He taught physics at the University of Bonn from 1894 to 1920. From the description of Erinnerungen aus meinem Leben, 1936. (American Philosophical Society Library). Wor...

Hertz, Heinrich, 1857-1894

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Heinrich Hertz (b. Feb. 22, 1857, Hamburg, Germany–d. Jan. 1, 1894, Bonn, Germany) was a German physicist who first conclusively proved the existence of the electromagnetic waves theorized by James Clerk Maxwell's electromagnetic theory of light. The unit of frequency — cycle per second — was named the "hertz" in his honor....

Argelander, Fr. (Friedrich), 1799-1875

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