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Jesse W. M. DuMond Papers 1912-1976

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1985-00004

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JESSE WILLIAM MONROE DuMOND: 1892-1976. Physicist; Professor of Physics, CIT 1938-63. Known for work on physical constants & instrumentation in spectroscopy. Collection is mostly correspondence with a few reprints included. Correspondence includes Raymond Birge, Hans Bethe, Joseph Mattauch, Robert Oppenheimer. SUPPLEMENT 2004: Photo album and 80th birthday album with letters. 1 doc. box. SUPPLEMENT 2008: Two commemorative medals: National Academy of Sciences centennial medal (1963); and Int. Conf. on the Fundamental Constants of Physics, Turin, Sep. 6-11, 1956. (Box 9, oversize) SUPPLEMENT 2014 [donated ca. 2010]: Correspondence, photos and NRC report from papers of E. Richard Cohen


ACQUIRED HOW OR DONOR: Felix Boehm and others; Jackie Ziff (niece: supplement 2004 and 2008); ACQUIRED WHERE: 2014 supplement from Gilda Cohen (widow of ERC)

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1 unspecified containers : MEDIUM: Paper; LENGTH: 4 linear ft. ; QUANTITY: 10 boxes