Student notes of lectures given by George Sarton, 1916-1918.


Chao, Yuen Ren, 1892-1982. Student notes of lectures given by George Sarton, 1916-1918.

Student notes of lectures given by George Sarton, 1916-1918.

Notes taken by Y. R. Chao on lectures given by George Sarton at Harvard University in two courses, history of science and history of physics.

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Sarton, George, 1884-1956 (person)

Historian of science, George Alfred Leon Sarton was born on August 31, 1884, in Ghent, Belgium. He studied the natural sciences at the University of Ghent, and received his D.Sc. in 1911. Escaping to England before World War I, Sarton then came to the United States in 1915. After spending some time in lecturing positions, Sarton came to Harvard University in 1920, was made a full professor there in 1940 and retired in 1951 when he was made professor emeritus. He was founder of th...

Chao, Yuen Ren, 1892-1982 (person)

Yuen Ren Chao (1892-1982) was associated with the University of California, Berkeley, from 1947 as a professor of Oriental Languages and Literature. From the description of Yuen Ren Chao papers, 1901-1982. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122569688 ...

Harvard University (corporateBody)

The Committee on the Choice of Electives recommended in 1910 that in order to guarantee students' reading knowledge of French or German, every student must pass a special oral examination in either one of the two languages before admission to the junior class. The rule was revised in 1920. From the description of Oral examination papers in French and German, 1912-1913. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228513467 During World War II, Harvard University trained militar...