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Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Overview: The Charles Van Depoele papers spans the years 1877-1946 and contains the inventor and industrial consultant's work with electricity and electric power including patents, drawings, scattered legal and business papers, and photographs of some of his inventions in use.
Overview: Papers reflect four aspects of Brooks' professional and personal life: his activities and concerns as attorney and judge; his championship of civil liberties; his efforts on behalf of international cooperation; and his personal relationships and interests.
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...
Overview: Leo Goldberg (1913-1987) was an American astronomer with appointments to the University of Michigan, Harvard, the United States National Observatory at Kitt Peak, and the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Materials document Goldberg's career, chiefly post-1960.
Overview: These records provide detailed and comprehensive account of the activities of the Cambridge Electron Accelerator. In so doing, they document research in experimental high-energy physics from 1962-1974.
Overview: The Psycho-Acoustic Laboratory was established in 1940 to conduct research on speech, hearing, and communications during World War II. It continued to operate after the War and in 1962 it was renamed the Laboratory of Psychophysics. These records document the activities of the laboratory.
FOUND IN: Peabody Museum ArchivesCollection Identifier: 53-12-00/1
Scope and Contents: The papers documents the conception of and organization of the Club, highlighting its work at the Blue Hills, St. Johns River, and Danforth-Foxcroft sites. Rowe's "President's File" consists primarily of correspondence regarding the formation of the club, the membership, and arrangements for speakers and digs. Later correspondence (1950's) concerns the deposition of Excavators' Club materials in the Peabody Museum. Many of the materials excavation by Club members are in the Peabody...
Overview: Records of watch manufacturer Waltham Watch Company of Waltham, Mass., founded in 1850.