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Papers of Frederick V. Hunt, 1927-1970

Collection Identifier: HUG 4458
Overview: Frederick Vinton Hunt (1905-1972) was a scientist and Harvard University professor who contributed substantially to acoustical engineering. His papers document his professional activities and date chiefly from after World War II.

Papers of Donald Howard Menzel, 1931-1986

Collection Identifier: HUG 4567
Overview: Donald Howard Menzel (1901-1976) taught astronomy at Harvard, and was director of the Harvard College Observatory from 1952 to 1966. According to the National Academy of Sciences' Biographical Memoir, "Menzel was one of the first practitioners of theoretical astrophysics in the United States and pioneered the application of quantum mechanics to astronomical spectroscopy." These papers chiefly document Menzel's professional life of research, writing, and participation in professional...

Papers of Stanley Smith Stevens, 1931-1973

Collection Identifier: HUGFP 2 and HUGBS 837.72
Overview: Stanley Smith Stevens (1906-1973) was a physicist and professor at Harvard University. He was an authority on the physics of sensory perception, especially hearing. He was director of the Psycho-Acoustics Laboratory and the Psychophysics Laboratory at Harvard. This collection documents Stevens' research and professional activities.