Department of Physics (University of Michigan) records: 1873-2004
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Title: Department of Physics (University of Michigan) records
Creator: University of Michigan. Dept. of Physics.
Dates: 1873-2004
Extent: 1 oversize folder, 14.5 linear feet
Correspondence and other papers dealing with departmental plans, reviews and organization, buildings and laboratories, staff recruitment, research, impact of World War I and personal affairs of various staff members especially when they were studying in Europe. Correspondence includes letters of John W. Langley, Robert A. Millikan, Harrison Randall, James M. Cork, Ernest Lawrence, Walter Stevens, John O. Reed, Henry Carhart, Karl Guthe, Fred Hodges, Horace R. Crane, and others. Also includes correspondence of chairmen Daniel Sinclair, Richard H. Sands, and Lawrence W. Jones. Efforts to locate a superconducting super collider in Michigan in the 1980s are well documented in these records.
Call number: 87145 Bimu C26 2 UBImul C26
Language: The materials are in English.
Repository: Bentley Historical Library
1150 Beal Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113
Phone: 734-764-3482
Fax: 734-936-1333
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Finding aid prepared by: Amy Watia, 2000 Christine Di Bella, 2002 Nancy Deromedi, 2006 Elizabeth Carron, 2015