Guide to the Thomas Jefferson Jackson See Papers, 1891-1970

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The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Thomas Jefferson Jackson See Papers, 1891-1970

Collection number: M0218

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
JTJ
Date Completed:
1972 July
Encoded by:
C. Del Anderson
© 1998 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Thomas Jefferson Jackson See Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1891-1970
Collection number: Special Collections M0218
Creator: See, T.J.J.
Extent: 1.5 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Transfer from Memorial Auditorium Storage

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Thomas Jefferson Jackson See Papers, M0218, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biography

Thomas Jefferson Jackson See, born 19 February 1866 in Missouri, was an astronomer and mathematician who established laws of the Formation of the Solar System and founded the science of cosmogony.

Scope and Content

Summary: Consists of original drafts and copies of scientific papers written by T. J. J. See. Also included are miscellaneous items reflective of his career.

Container List

Container 1, Folder 1

n.d.10th Paper- "New Theory of the Aether" by T.J.J. See, original manuscript, legal size

Container 1, Folder 2

1928, Augustcarbon copy (4th) of the above.

Container 1, Folder 3

1930, May 2411th Paper "New Theory of the Aether" by T.J.J. See - Original manuscript

Container 2, Folder 1

n.d.Same as 1-3, 1st typed copy

Container 2, Folder 2

n.d.Same as 1-3, Carbon

Container 2, Folder 3

n.d.Same as 1-3, Carbon

Container 2, Folder 4

193012th Paper - "New Theory of the Aether", original manuscript

Container 2, Folder 5

n.d.Same as 2-5, 1st typed copy

Container 2, Folder 6

n.d.Same as 2-5, 3rd typed copy

Container 2, Folder 7

n.d.Same as 2-5, 4th typed copy

Container 3, Folder 1

n.d."Research in Transcendental Geometry and the Theory of Infinite Space." original manuscript

Container 3, Folder 2

n.d.Same as 3-1, Typed copy, chaps. 1-8

Container 3, Folder 3

n.d.Same as 3-1, Typed copy, chaps. 9-14, 18

Container 3, Folder 4

1926, Nov 8"Dynamical Theory of the Rotations of the Planets and the Direct and Retrograde Motions of Their Satellites, with Especial Reference to the Untenable Doctrine of Planetary Inversion" by T.J.J. See, 3rd carbon copy.

Container 3, Folder 5

 

a) Lowell Observatory Accounts - T.J.J. See - red leatherbound notebook 1897, July 1

 

b) A. Pen and pencil accounts, 8 vo, 4 to, and legal, typed. n.d.

 

c) 2 recepits for freight on Pacific Express Co. 1898, Aug 8

 

d) 2 pgs. pencil budget n.d.

Container 3, Folder 6

 

a) 2 printed posters announcing conferral of PhD honoris causato T.J.J. See, Otto Hirschfeld and Rudolf Virchow. n.d.

 

b) als C.M.H. Hawley to T.J.J. See 1904, July 14

 

c) als Maheon S. Tisdale to T.J.J. See re: birthday congratulations 1961, Feb. 24

 

d) Edward A. Beach to T.J.J. See on White House Stationery-xerox 1954, Dec 1

 

e) als T.J.J. See to American Philosophical Society re: laws of nature 1964, Oct 20

 

f) same as 3-6e, 19 photocopies

 

g) Announcement of a great discovery... printed article with notations by T.J.J . See with BW portrait [See?]

 

h) General Summary on Forces of Natureby T.J.J. See. 26 xerox copies. 1960, Oct 1

 

i) A. Outline of Last Will and Testament, T.J.J. See. n.d.

 

j) Typed statement on the Relations between T.J.J. See and Ormond Stone