Skip to main content Skip to search results

COLLECTIONS: 1 - 2 of 2

Helen L. Brooks collection relating to the Harvard University Underwater Sound Laboratory and the Harvard University Division of Engineering and Applied Physics Wives Committee

Collection Identifier: HUM 315
Overview: Helen Lathrop Brooks (1917- ) worked as an editorial secretary at the Harvard University Underwater Sound Laboratory from March 1942 to July 1945. In 1958, Brooks founded and chaired the Division of Engineering and Applied Physics Wives Committee, which served as a social organization for the department's faculty members and their wives until 1977, when the group formally disbanded. The collection contains photographs of the Harvard Underwater Sound Laboratory, as well as employee rosters and...

Conrad Louis Benoni Shuddemagen mathematical and physics lecture notebooks

Collection Identifier: HUM 167
Overview: Conrad L.B. Shudeman, physicist and philosopher, born Conrad Louis Benoni Shuddemagen, earned his SB (1902) and SM (1904) at the University of Texas. After completing his PhD at Harvard (1908), Shudeman accepted a faculty appointment at the University of Texas, serving as a physics instructor until 1910. The collection contains mathematical and physics notebooks kept by Shudeman while a PhD student at Harvard University from 1904 to 1908. The notebooks offer an overview of Shudeman’s academic...