Subject Source: Local sources
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File — Box Z24: Series II
Scope and Contents DAYTON CLARENCE MILLER (1866-1941), professor of physics at Case School of Applied Science (now Case-Western Reserve University) in Cleveland, Ohio, was a colleague of A. A. Michelson's. After the negative outcome of the Michelson-Morley experiment to detect the ether-drift in 1887, Miller continued the work with Edward W. Morley. Miller was a specialist in the field of acoustics, and he built various experimental apparatus for the analysis of sound waves. SEE ALSO: Edward WIlliams...
Dates: 19th century to present
Abstract Letters primarily to the nineteenth-century American chemist Edward Williams Morley, and letters to and from other members of his family including his parents and siblings, also including an important collection of Civil War letters, in addition to miscellaneous historical documents, form the collection titled the Edward Williams Morley Family Papers in the Archives of the California Institute of Technology. Edward Morley is best known for his collaboration with Albert A. Michelson on the...