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Guide to the Leonard Benedict Loeb Papers, 1916-1970
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Key to Arrangement

Boxes 1-15

Letters written to Loeb

Additional Note

Includes letters from colleagues, family, friends, organizations and companies to which he had ties, and the public at large relating to his teaching career, research in the field of gas discharge and his association with the United States Naval Reserve. Arranged alphabetically. A partial list of correspondents follows the Key to Arrangement. Unlisted letters are arranged alphabetically in miscellanies preceding each letter of the alphabet. Miscellaneous letters relating to degaussing, the Joshi effect and Loeb's real estate transactions have been kept together and are in separate folders in Box 15. Unidentified and crank letters are also in Box 15.
Boxes 16-22

Letters written by Loeb, 1916-1970

Additional Note

Primarily carbon copies with occasional drafts. No letters for the years 1920-23, 1962-65 and 1967-69. The letters for the period 1916-19 include those written to his family while he was in France with the U.S. Army Expeditionary Force. Arranged chronologically, with undated letters at the end.
Box 16

Feb. 1916-May 1930

Box 17

June 1930-May 1936

Box 18

June 1936-Sept. 1941

Box 19

Oct. 1941-1948

Box 20

1949-1951

Box 21

1952-1955

Box 22

1956-1970 & n.d.

Box 23

Biographical materials

 

Calculations

 

Identification cards

 

Miscellaneous Notes by Loeb

 

Miscellaneous reprints and tables

 

Notes and papers

 

Papers by Loeb's students

 

Personal miscellany

 

Reports

 

Speeches

 

World War I spark plug reports, American and Foreign

Partial List of Correspondents

 

Adams, Arthur Stanton, 1896-

 

85 letters, 1926-70

Scope and Content Note

Signed "Beany." Enclosure to letter, Oct. 10, 1945, in Walter G. Schindler correspondence folder is a copy of a letter from him to Alvin C. Eurich.
 

Adkins, John Nathaniel, 1911-

 

1 letter, 1941

 

Ahearn, Arthur John, 1902-

 

1 letter, 1939

 

Aitken, Robert Grant, 1864-

 

1 letter, 1929

 

Alexander, Jerome, 1876-1959

 

3 letters, 1946

 

Allen, Charles Elmer, 1872-

 

2 letters, 1930

 

Allen, William Fitch, 1875-

 

2 letters, 1948

 

Allibone, Thomas Edward, 1903-

 

2 letters, 1936 and 1957

Scope and Content Note

Some information about John M. Meek.
 

Allis, William Phelps, 1901-

 

28 letters, 1938-54

Scope and Content Note

Enclosure to letter, Feb. 23, 1951, in Gordon F. Hull correspondence folder is a copy of a letter to him from Hull.
 

Allison, Samuel King, 1900-1965

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copies of letters, Je. 10, 1926, and Jl. 6, 1926, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Almy, Gerald M., 1904-

 

1 letter, 1934

 

Alpert, Daniel, 1917-

 

12 letters, 1950-54

 

Alsberg, Carl Lucas, 1877-

 

1 letter, 1931

 

Alstadt, Donald Martin, 1921-

 

3 letters, 1950-54

 

American Institute of Physics

 

10 letters, 1934-52

 

1 telegram, 1939

 

Anderson, Carl David, 1905-

 

2 letters, 1928 and 1934

 

Anderson, Paul Alexander, 1897-

 

1 letter, 1939

 

Apker, LeRoy Woodard, 1915-

 

4 letters, 1960-61

 

Appleton, Sir Edward Victor, 1892-1965

 

2 letters, 1937

Scope and Content Note

Enclosure to letter, Ap. 23, 1937, in Lauristen C. Marshall correspondence folder is a copy of a letter to him from Marshall.
 

Armour Research Foundation

 

14 letters, 1948-49

 

1 telegram, 1948

 

Arnold, Harold DeForest, 1883-1933

 

2 letters, 1931

 

Ashley, Muriel F.

 

4 letters, 1928-30

Scope and Content Note

Re Loeb's efforts to attract Ernest O. Lawrence to UC Berkeley.
 

Atanasoff, John Vincent, 1903-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Nov. 1, 1950, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Babcock, Ernest Brown, 1877-

 

3 letters, 1929

 

Bailey, Ralph Emerson, 1904-

 

1 letter, 1943

 

Baker, William Oliver, 1915-

 

2 letters, 1948

 

Ballard, Stanley Sumner, 1908-

 

7 letters, 1935-39

 

Ballou, Gerald Abbot, 1907-

 

1 letter, 1933

 

Barach, Alvan Leroy, 1895-

 

5 letters, 1936-59

 

Barker, Joseph Warren, 1891-

 

2 letters, 1947 and 1950

 

Barnes, George, 1921-

 

2 letters, 1957

 

Barnes, Robert Bowling, 1906

 

1 letter, 1940

 

Barnett, Samuel Jackson, 1873-

 

1 letter, 1933

Scope and Content Note

Included also, a paper by him, Gyromagnetic Effects: History and Results, 1933.
 

Barr, Eric Lloyd, 1887-

 

1 letter, 1930

 

Barton, Henry Askew, 1898-

 

2 letters, 1950 and 1951

 

Bass, Robert Eugene, 1903-

 

1 letter, 1950

 

Bates, David Robert, 1916-

 

4 letters, 1949-50

 

Bauer, Edmond Henri, 1880-1963

 

3 letters, 1945-55

See also Darrow, Karl K.

 

Beach, Robin, 1889-

 

4 letters, 1948-56

 

Becking, Lourens Gerhard Marinus Bass, 1895-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Dec. 14, 1931, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Becks, Hermann, 1897-

 

1 letter, 1946

 

Bedell, Frederick, 1868-1958

 

1 letter, 1927

 

Beeck, Otto A., 1904-

 

5 letters, 1931-32

 

Behnke, Albert Richard, 1903-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Dec. 4, 1931, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Belknap, Chauncey, 1891-

 

1 letter, 1951

 

Bell, Eric Temple, 1883-

 

1 letter, 1927

 

Bell, Laird, 1883-

 

2 letters, 1951

 

Benedikt, Elliot Tiberius, 1916-

 

3 letters, 1949-50

 

Bennett, Rawson, 1905-

 

1 letter, 1948

 

Bennett, Willard Harrison, 1903-

 

75 letters, 1932-54

Scope and Content Note

Included also, two articles by him, Ozone in Silent Electric Discharge, 1940 and Mobilities in Hydrogen at High Current Densities, 1940. Copy of a letter, Jl. 18, 1940, to him from Bradbury in Norris E. Bradbury correspondence folder.

See also Bradbury, Norris E. and Condon, Edward U.
 

Berlin, Theodore H., 1917-

 

1 letter, 1959

Scope and Content Note

Re Peter E. Wagner.
 

Berry, Herbert Weaver, 1913-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Sept. 9, 1954, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Beutner, Reinhard, 1888-

 

1 letter, 1930

 

Bhabha, Homi Jehangir, 1909-1966

 

1 letter, 1958

 

Billings, Bruce Hadley, 1915-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Dec. 20, 1955, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Biondi, Manfred A.

 

6 letters, 1951-54

Scope and Content Note

Re attachment of oxygen research at Westinghouse.
 

Birge, Raymond Thayer, 1887-

 

50 letters, 1934-55

 

14 memos, 1949-54

Scope and Content Note

Some information on Research Corporation and the University of California, Berkeley, Department of Physics.
Included also, his Speech at dinner in honor of Edwin Mattison McMillan...May 15, 1951.
Copy of a letter, Feb. 8, 1935, to him from Bradbury in Norris E. Bradbury correspondence folder.
Memo, Oct. 16, 1945, from him in California, University, Berkeley, Department of Physics correspondence folder.
Letter, January 14, 1927, to him from Condon in Edward U. Condon correspondence folder.
Letter, Oct. 8, 1954, to him in William N. English correspondence folder.
Letter, Jan. 23, 1937, to him from French in Orval C. French correspondence folder.
Letter, Mar. 2, 1942, to him from Kaplan in Joseph Kaplan correspondence folder.
Copy of a letter, Sept. 27, 1941, to him from Leake in Chauncey D. Leake correspondence folder.
Enclosures to letter, Jan. 1934, in Lauristen C. Marshall correspondence folder are copies of a letter from Birge to Walter T. Swingle and one from Swingle to Birge.
Copy of a letter, Je. 27, 1939, to him from Pegram in George B. Pegram correspondence folder.
Enclosure to letter, Sept. 12, 1949, in Research Corporation correspondence folder is a copy of a letter to him from Charles H. Schauer.
Copy of a letter, Sept. 16, 1941, to him from Sproul in Robert G. Sproul correspondence folder.
Letter, Dec. 4, 1935, to him in Svenska Vetenskapsakademien, Stockholm, Nobelinstitut. correspondence folder.
Copy of a letter, Ap. 23, 1951, to him from Tobias in Cornelius A. Tobias correspondence folder.
Letter, Mar. 5, 1924, to him from Webster in David L. Webster correspondence folder.
Letter, Dec. 7, 1954, to him from Wolfenstein in Lincoln Wolfenstein correspondence folder.
 

Bittinger, Charles, 1897-

 

2 letters, 1944 and 1946

 

Blackett, Patrick Maynard Stuart, 1897-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Mar. 30, 1925, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Blackwood, Oswald Hance, 1888-

 

3 letters, 1935-38

 

Blair, Gilbert Bruce, 1879-

 

1 letter, 1934

 

Blair, Julian M., 1892-

Scope and Content Note

Announcement of his book, Practical and Theoretical Photography,1938.
 

Bleuler, Eugen, 1857-1939

Scope and Content Note

Enclosure to letter, Ap. 18, 1927, in Henry Sanielevici correspondence folder is a copy of a letter from him to Sanielevici.
 

Bloch, Felix, 1905-

 

2 letters, 1935 and 1956

 

Boas, Franz, 1858-1942

 

Pamphlet sponsored by him, Manifesto on Freedom of Science.

 

Bodenstein, Ernst August Max, 1871-1942

 

1 letter, 1928

 

Boelter, Llewellyn Michael Kraus, 1898-

 

1 letter, 1942

Scope and Content Note

Copies of three letters, Sept. 14, 1951, Nov. 19, 1951 and May 22, 1953, to him from Birge in Raymond T. Birge correspondence folder.
 

Bolt, Richard Arthur, 1880-1959

 

1 letter, 1942

 

Bolt, Richard Henry, 1911-

 

2 letters, 1938 and 1939

 

Bomelburg, Herbert

 

2 letters, 1955 and 1956

Scope and Content Note

Re research on streamer sparks.
 

Bonner, James Frederick, 1910-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Mar. 3, 1959, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Borgnis, Fritz Edward, 1906-

 

2 letters, 1952 and 1953

 

Borst, Lyle Benjamin, 1912-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Feb. 11, 1953, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Boucher, Paul Edward, 1893-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Jan. 24, 1956, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Bowden, Frank Philip, 1903-

 

3 letters, 1956-58

 

Bowen, Ira Sprague, 1898-

 

2 letters, 1931 and 1932

 

Bowls, Woodford Eugene, 1910-

 

8 letters, 1934-47

Scope and Content Note

Some letters signed "Gene."
 

Boyce, Joseph Canon, 1903-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, May 8, 1946, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Bradbury, Norris Edwin, 1909-

 

79 letters, 1932-51

 

1 telegram, 1934

Scope and Content Note

Some information about Willard H. Bennett and Llewellyn H. Thomas. Included also, a paper by him, Electron Attachment and Negative Ion Formation in Oxygen and Oxygen Mixtures, 1933. Copy of a letter, Feb. 8, 1933, from him to Cravath in Austin M. Cravath correspondence folder. Letter, May 17, 1932, to him from Luhr in Overton Luhr correspondence folder.

See also Luhr, Overton.
 

Bradley, Richard Crane, 1922-

 

4 letters, 1953-54

 

Bradner, Hugh, 1915-

 

1 note, 1959

 

Brode, Robert Bigham, 1900-

 

2 letters, 1927 and 1934

Scope and Content Note

Copy of a letter, Ap. 3, 1954, and a memo, Ap. 14, 1954, to him from Birge in Raymond T. Birge correspondence folder.
 

Brode, Wallace Reed, 1900-

 

1 letter, 1949

 

Brooks, Matilda Moldenhauer

 

7 letters, 1930-48

Scope and Content Note

Some letters signed "Tillschen."
 

Brooks, Sumner Cushing, 1888-1948

 

2 letters, 1930 and 1933

Scope and Content Note

Signed "Brooksie."
 

Brown, Clarence William, 1902-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of a letter, Feb. 15, 1952, to him from Birge in Raymond T. Birge correspondence folder.
 

Brown, Fay Cluff, 1881-

 

1 letter, 1928

Scope and Content Note

Re Museums of the Peaceful Arts. Included also, reprint of article by him, Building of Museums to Human Specifications, 1928.
 

Brown, Giles Edwin, 1908-

 

3 letters, 1941

 

Brown, Hugh Monroe, 1895-

 

1 letter, 1931

 

Brown, Joseph Grant, 1869-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Jan. 1, 1937, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Brown, Sanborn Conner, 1913-

 

7 letters, 1948-54

Scope and Content Note

Letter, [ca. May 1951], to him from Kunkel in Wulf B. Kunkel correspondence folder.
 

Browne, Arthur Wesley, 1877-

 

1 telegram, 1925

 

Buchanan, Daniel, 1880-

 

1 letter, 1938

 

Buchta, J., William, 1895-

 

6 letters, 1932-39

 

Bucky, Gustav, 1880-

 

1 letter, 1954

 

Bundy, Francis Pettit, 1910-

 

1 letter [ca. 1940-42] in Alfred H. Weber correspondence folder.

 

Burbridge, Harry Carleton, 1885-

 

3 letters, 1930-38

 

Burroughs Corporation

 

9 letters, 1952-56

 

Byers, Horace Robert, 1906-

 

1 letter, 1949

 

Cady, Walter Guyton, 1874-

 

1 telegram, 1944

 

Cairns, Stewart Scott, 1904-

 

1 letter, 1957

 

California, University. Extension Division

 

2 letters, 1924 and 1926

 

California, University. President

 

13 letters, 1936-47

Scope and Content Note

Some letters from Robert G. Sproul as well as administrative notices.
 

California, University. Press

 

3 letters, 1931-43

Scope and Content Note

Re publications by Loeb.
 

California. University. Regents

 

15 letters, 1928-52

Scope and Content Note

Mostly from R. M. Underhill concerning regents meetings of interest to Loeb.
 

California. University, Berkeley [various offices, departments, etc.]

 

27 letters, 1927-52

Scope and Content Note

Re miscellaneous administrative matters.
 

California. University, Berkeley Dept. of Physics

 

29 letters, 1939-58

 

10 memos, 1948-55

Scope and Content Note

Most from department secretaries.
 

California. University, Berkeley. Faculty Club

 

6 letters, 1927-29

 

California. University, Los Angeles

 

2 letters, 1941 and 1942

 

Calkins, Robert DeBlois, 1903-

 

1 letter, 1939

 

Camp, Glen Darwin, 1904-

 

4 letters, 1930-32

 

Campbell, William Wallace, 1862-1938

 

6 letters, 1925-29

 

Canaga, Bruce L.

 

64 letters, 1933-46

 

1 telegram, 1944

Scope and Content Note

Many of them comment on the U.S. Navy.
 

Carlson, Anton Julius, 1875-1956

 

1 letter, 1941

 

Carmichael, Leonard, 1898-

 

1 letter, 1945

 

Carragan, George Howard, 1896-

 

1 letter, 1948

 

Cassel, Hans Maurice, 1891-

 

6 letters, 1935-49

 

Cattell, Jacques, 1904-1960

 

6 letters, 1939-50

 

1 memo, 1949

 

Cattell, James McKeen, 1860-1944

 

6 letters, 1927-36

 

2 memos, 1926 and 1939

 

Chadwick, Sir James, 1891-

 

1 letter, 1935

 

Chaffee, Emory Leon, 1885-

 

1 letter, 1953

 

Chapman, Seville, 1912-

 

20 letters, 1933-54

Scope and Content Note

Enclosure to letter, Mar. 24, 1941, in Raymond T. Birge correspondence folder is a copy of a letter from him to Birge. Enclosure to letter, Ap. 15, 1941, in Frederick E. Kester correspondence folder is a copy of a letter to him from Kester.
 

Chicago, University

 

9 letters, 1938-52

 

Chiplonkar, Vasant Trimbak, 1912-

 

3 letters, 1959

 

Choppin, Arthur Richard, 1897-

 

2 letters, 1950

Scope and Content Note

Some information about George C. Jaffe.
 

Clark, Walter Ernest, 1873-1955

 

1 letter, 1936

 

Cobine, James Dillon, 1905-

 

11 letters, 1936-57

 

Cockcroft, Sir John Douglas, 1897-1967

 

2 letters, 1938 & n.d.

 

Cohn, Byron Emanuel, 1901-

 

1 letter, 1953

 

Collins, Ernest Hobart, 1896-

 

1 letter, 1933

 

Collins, William Dennis, 1875-

 

1 letter, 1934

 

Compton, Karl Taylor, 1887-1954

 

14 letters, 1918-35

 

1 telegram, 1934

Scope and Content Note

Included also, paper by him, Townsends Theory of Ionisation by Collision in the Light of the Modern Quantum Theory, 1923.
 

Condon, Edward Uhler, 1902-1974

 

46 letters, 1926-52

Scope and Content Note

Some information about Willard H. Bennett, Allen V. Hershey and Ernest O. Lawrence. Enclosure to letter, Mar. 20, 1940, in Allen V. Hershey correspondence folder is a copy of a letter to him from Hershey. Two enclosures to letter, Mar. 8, 1949, in Julius P. Molnar correspondence folder are copies of letters to him from Molnar and the third is from him to Molnar.
 

Conrad, John Peter, 1893-

 

2 letters, 1946

 

Constance, Lincoln, 1909-

 

1 letter, 1957

 

Cook, Samuel Richard, 1865-

 

7 letters, 1943-49

 

Cooksey, Donald, 1892-

 

Letter addressed to him, Jl. 9, 1957

 

Coolidge, John Elton, 1921-

 

6 letters, 1949-50

 

Cooper, Franklin Seany, 1908-

 

1 letter, 1936

 

Cork, James M., 1894-1957

 

1 letter, 1933

 

Cory, Clarence Linus, 1872-1937

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Jl. 10, 1928, and memo, Oct. 19, 1928, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Cosmos Club

 

1 letter, 1953

See also Myers, Denys P.

 

Cottrell, Frederick Gardner, 1877-1948

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, May 21, 1930, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Cowie, Dean Bruce, 1913-

 

2 letters, 1934

 

Craggs, John Drummond, 1915-

 

2 letters, 1947

 

Craig, Palmer Hunt, 1901-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Nov. 10, 1936, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Crane, Horace Richard, 1907-

 

3 letters, 1954

 

Cravath, Austin Melville, 1900-

 

20 letters, 1929-38

Scope and Content Note

Included also, letters, Feb. 5, 1937, Mar. 22, 1937 and May 12, 1937, about him from his father, James R. Cravath.
 

Crawford, Franzo Hazlett, 1900-

 

1 letter, 1932

 

Crew, William Henry, 1899-

 

1 letter, 1938

 

Cruess, William Vere, 1886-

 

5 letters, 1932-49

 

Cummings, Nephi Willard, 1889-

 

1 letter, 1946

 

Curtis, Harvey Lincoln, 1875-1956

 

2 letters, 1946

 

Cushing, Harvey, 1869-1939

 

An invitation to Loeb to join the History of Science Society, n.d.

 

Czyzak, Stanley Joachim

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; letter, May 24, 1954, to him from Birge in Raymond T. Birge correspondence folder.
 

Dakin, Thomas Wendell, 1915-

 

1 letter, 1949

 

Dalziel, Charles Francis, 1904-

 

3 letters, 1931-37

 

Danforth, William Edgar, 1905-

 

2 letters, 1956

 

Darrow, Karl Kelchner, 1891-

 

6 letters, 1926-59

Scope and Content Note

Some information about Edmond H. Bauer and Gottfried K. Wehner.
 

Davey, Wheeler Pedler, 1886-1959

 

10 letters, 1937-39 in National Research Council correspondence folder

 

Davis, Alva Raymond, 1887-1965

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of a letter, Aug. 9, 1954, to him from Birge in Raymond T. Birge correspondence folder. Copy of a letter, Jl. 8, 1948, to him from Moore in Arthur R. Moore correspondence folder. Copy of a letter, Feb. 28, 1951, to him from von Engel in Alfred von Engel correspondence folder.
 

Debye, Peter Joseph William, 1884-1966

 

2 letters, 1927

 

Dechene, Georges

 

1 letter, 1937

Scope and Content Note

Re research on the ionizing radiations of electrical discharges in air.
 

DeFrance, Smith J., 1896-

 

1 letter, 1950

 

de Kruif, Paul, 1890-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of a letter, Je. 29, 1925, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Delsasso, Leo Peter, 1895-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of a letter, Mar. 16, 1940, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Dempster, Arthur Jeffrey, 1886-1950

 

6 letters, 1927-37

 

Dempster, Richard Roy, 1908-

 

1 letter, 1948

 

Den Hertog, Herman Johannes, 1902-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of a letter, Je. 6, 1955, to him from Kunkel in Wulf B. Kunkel correspondence folder.
 

Derleth, Charles, 1874-1956

 

2 letters, 1942

 

Dessauer, Gerhard, 1910-

 

1 letter, 1939

 

Deutsch, Monroe Emanuel, 1879-1955

 

17 letters, 1925-46

Scope and Content Note

Letter, Mar. 16, 1936, from him to Loeb in Alfred L. Higginbotham correspondence folder.
 

Devereux, George, 1908-

 

20 letters, 193?-43

 

1 telegram, 1942

 

Dickinson, Hobart Cutler, 1875-1949

 

2 letters, 1935

 

Dieke, Gerhard Heinrich, 1901-

 

8 letters, 1926-51

Scope and Content Note

Enclosures to letter, Feb. 23, 1951, in Gordon F. Hull correspondence folder are copies of letters one from him to Hull and the other to him from Hull.
 

Dillon, John Henry, 1905-

 

1 letter, 1940

 

Dodd, Edward Elliott, 1922-

 

2 letters, 1954 and 1958

Scope and Content Note

Copy of a letter, Ap. 19, 1951, from him in Harry J. White correspondence folder.

See also Emeleus, K. G.
 

Dodge, Homer Levi, 1887-

 

1 letter, 1943

 

Doerner, Henry Alfred, 1889-

 

1 letter, 1931

 

Donahue, Thomas Michael, 1921-

 

1 letter, 1951

Scope and Content Note

Copy of a letter, Je. 11, 1951, to him from Nierenberg in William A. Nierenberg correspondence folder.
 

Donald, William Goodricke, 1889-

 

1 letter, 1946

 

Dorsey, Noah Ernest, 1873-

 

1 letter, 1945

 

Dow, Richard Burt, 1904-

 

1 letter, 1941

 

Downey, Sheridan, 1884-1961

 

1 letter, 1946

 

Druyvesteyn, Mari Johan, 1901-

 

7 letters, 1932-39

 

Dudley, Samuel William, 1879-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of a letter, Sept. 19, 1944, to him from Ver Planck in Dennistoun W. Ver Planck correspondence folder.
 

Duffendack, Ora Stanley, 1890-

 

5 letters, 1931-53

Scope and Content Note

Some information about Ugo Facchini.
 

Dunnington, Frank Glass, 1903-

 

1 letter, 1932

 

Dushman, Saul, 1883-1954

 

1 letter, 1930

 

Dyde, Walters Farrell, 1890-

 

1 letter, 1942

 

Dyke, Walter Payne, 1914-

 

10 letters, 1950-54

Scope and Content Note

Included also, paper by him, and others, On Voltage Breakdown in Vacuum and the Resistively Heated Pulsed Field Emitter, 1952.
 

Eckart, Carl Henry, 1902-

 

4 letters, 1946-48

 

Edwards, Ray Lee, 1885-

 

2 letters, 1927 and 1948

 

Ehrenfest, Paul, 1880-1933

 

2 letters, 1930 and 1931

 

Eller, Willard Henry, 1892-

 

1 letter, 1935

 

Ellett, Alexander, 1894-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Ap. 10, 1928, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Ellis, C. D.

 

1 letter, 1930

Scope and Content Note

Discussion of the nature of beta and gamma radiation.
 

Ellis, Joseph Wesley, 1897-

 

2 letters, 1932

 

Elston, Thomas Sidney, 1872-

 

7 letters, 1947-48

 

Emeleus, K. G.

 

36 letters, 1936-53

Scope and Content Note

Re information on gaseous discharge work in Ireland (Queen's University) and some information about Edward E. Dodd.
 

English, William Noel, 1915-

 

32 letters, 1940-54

 

1 telegram, 1948

Scope and Content Note

Re port World War II corona studies.
 

Epstein, Paul Sophus, 1883-

 

3 letters, 1930-47

 

Erikson, Henry Anton, 1869-1957

 

5 letters, 1924-29

 

1 telegram, 1931

 

Estermann, Immanuel, 1900-

 

2 letters, 1933 and 1934

 

Eurich, Alvin Christian, 1902-

 

2 letters, 1945

Scope and Content Note

Some information about Arthur S. Adams. Enclosure to letter, Oct. 10, 1945, in Walter G. Schindler correspondence folder is a copy of a letter to him from Arthur S. Adams.
 

Evans, Edmund Ashton, 1899-

 

7 letters, 1932-49

 

Evans, Griffith Conrad, 1887-1973

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letters, Feb. 19, 1942, Mar. 30, 1942 and Mar. 30, 1942, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Evans, Herbert McLean, 1882-

 

5 letters, 1928-46

 

Evans, Robley Dunglison, 1907-

 

15 letters, 1932-40

 

Eyring, Henry, 1901-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of a letter, Sept. 2, 1936, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Facchini, Ugo, 1924-

 

25 letters, 1952-54

 

1 telegram, 1954

Scope and Content Note

Most letters written jointly with Laura Colli. Included also, paper by him and Laura Colli, Measurement of γ ph in Argon in Cylindrical Geometry with Brass and Nickel Cathodes, 1954. Copy of a letter, Sept. 17, 1953, to him from Fisher in Leon H. Fisher correspondence folder. Letter, Ap. 19, 1955, to him from Raether in Heinz A. Raether correspondence folder. Copy of a letter, Nov. 14, 1956, to him from Weissler in Gerhard Weissler correspondence folder.

See also Duffendack, Ora S. and Fisher, Leon H.
 

Faraham, Willard Edward, 1891-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Oct. 29, 1937, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Fink, Colin Garfield, 1881-1953

 

4 letters, 1928-43

 

Finkelnburg, Wolfgang, 1905-1967

 

17 letters, 1948-59

 

Fisher, Leon Harold, 1918-

 

105 letters, 1941-58

 

1 telegram, 1954

Scope and Content Note

Some information about Ugo Facchini. Included also, paper by him, Production of Protons in a Townsend Gap in Air, Nitrogen, and Argon, 1945 and one by him and Kachickas, Formative Time Lags of Uniform Field Breakdown in A +, 1951 a reprint of an article by him, The Apparent Breakdown of Meek's Streamer Criterion in Divergent Gaps due to the Failure of Townsend's Ionization Function, 1944 and the review of a paper by Kusko, 1954. Copy of a letter, Nov. 1, 1951, to him from von Engel in Alfred H. von Engel correspondence folder.
 

Fisher, Walter Kenrick, 1878-

 

4 letters, 1935-38

 

Fitzsimmons, Kenneth E.

 

8 letters, 1939-41

Scope and Content Note

Re research concerning streamer mechanism as an alternative mechanism in the breakdown of plane parallel gaps.
 

Fleming, John Adam, 1877-1956

 

2 letters, 1936 and 1940

 

Fletcher, Harvey, 1884-

 

1 letter, n.d.

 

Fletcher, Robert Chipman, 1921-

 

3 letters, 1950-53

 

Flexner, Abraham, 1866-

 

1 letter, 1935

 

Flexner, Simon, 1863-1946

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copies of letters, Dec. 7, 1926 and Oct. 20, 1927, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Flinn, Frederick B., 1876-

 

1 letter, 1934

 

Foote, Francis Seeley, 1883

 

1 letter, 1932

 

Foote, Paul Darwin, 1888-1971

 

1 letter, 1933

 

Forsythe, William Elmer, 1881-

 

1 letter, 1950

 

Fowler, Charles Arman, 1912-

 

1 letter, 1948

 

Fowler, Joseph William, 1894-

 

1 letter, 1946

 

Fowler, Sir Ralph Howard, 1889-1944

 

3 letters, 1931-37

 

Fowler, Richard Gildart, 1916-

 

31 letters, 1951-59

 

Fox, Denis Llewellyn, 1901-

 

6 letters, 1946-53

 

Franck, James, 1882-1964

 

4 letters, 1928-36

 

Franklin, Edward Curtis, 1862-1937

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Je. 22, 1932, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Franz, Shephard Ivory, 1874-1933

 

1 letter, 1930

 

Freeborn, Stanley Barron, 1891-

 

2 letters, 1941

 

Freeman, Frank Nuget, 1880-

 

3 letters, 1939-40

 

French, Orval C., 1908-

 

1 letter, 1937

 

Friedman, Leo, 1903-

 

1 letter, 1930

 

Frohlich, Herbert, 1905-

 

1 letter, 1938

 

Froome, K. D.

 

4 letters, 1948-53

Scope and Content Note

Re discussion of the research into formation of cathode spots in arcs. Included also, paper by him, The Behavior of the Cathode Spot on an Undisturbed Mercury Surface, 1949.
 

Fuller, Leonard Franklin, 1890-

 

4 letters, 1928-29

Scope and Content Note

Re American Institute of Electrical Engineers. Copy of a letter, Feb. 16, 1932, to him from Foote in Francis S. Foote correspondence folder.
 

Fussler, Karl Howard, 1910-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Nov. 6, 1940, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Gaffron, Hans, 1902-

 

1 letter, 1952

 

Gale, Henry Cordon, 1874-1942

 

2 letters, 1930 and 1931

 

Gardner, Eugene, 1913-

 

2 letters, 1939

 

Gardner, Milton Eugene, 1901-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; enclosure to letter, Nov. 21, 1940, in George C. Jaffe correspondence folder is a letter to him from Jaffe.
 

Geballe, Ronald, 1918-

 

36 letters, 1941-59

Scope and Content Note

Included also, paper by him, On a Criterion for the Transition from the Townsend Mechanism to the Streamer Mechanism of Breakdown in Gases, 1948 and a list of his publications as of 1955. Copy of a letter, Nov. 30, 1949, to him from Birge in Raymond T. Birge correspondence folder.
 

Geiger, Jacob Casson, 1885-

 

1 letter, 1938

 

General Electric Company

 

14 letters, 1929-58

 

Germer, Lester Halbert, 1896-

 

4 letters, 1948-53

 

Ghent, Kenneth Smith, 1911-

 

2 letters, 1931

 

Gianturco, Cesare, 1905-

 

2 letters, 1931

 

Giddings, Glenn Ward, 1900-

 

2 letters, 1953

 

Gilbert, Nathan, 1913-

 

1 letter, 1946

 

Gildersleeve, Virginia Cocheron, 1877-

 

3 letters, 1930

 

Gill, E. W. B.

 

6 letters, 1948-50

Scope and Content Note

Re research on frictional electricity.
 

Gish, Oliver Holmes, 1883-

 

1 letter, 1937

 

Goetz, Alexander, 1897-

 

2 letters, 1929 and 1937

 

Goldsmith, Alfred Norton, 1887-

 

1 letter, 1935

 

Gomberg, Henry Jacob, 1918-

 

2 letters, 1947 and 1954

 

Goodman, Clark Drouillard, 1909-

 

1 letter, 1939

 

Goodspeed, Thomas Harper, 1887-

 

2 letters, 1929 and 1935

 

Gorrill, William Sterling, 1912-

 

2 letters, 1939 and 1940

 

Goudsmit, Samuel Abraham, 1902-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copies of letters, Feb. 20, 1951 and Mar. 6, 1956, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Graham, Malbone Watson, 1898-

 

2 letters, 1942

 

Gray, Dwight Elder, 1903-

 

1 letter, 1941

 

Gray, Ernest Paul, 1926-

 

2 letters, 1958

 

Gray, Harold Farnsworth, 1885-

 

1 letter, 1935

 

Greensfelder, Bernard Sutro, 1904-

 

1 letter, 1934

 

Greenwood, Allan

 

4 letters, 1953

Scope and Content Note

Re discussion of work on the Trichel pulse corona.
 

Grether, Ewald T., 1899-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copies of letters, Aug. 28, 1940 and Sept. 16, 1940, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters. Letter, Feb. 16, 1942, to him from Birge in Raymond T. Birge correspondence folder. Copy of a letter, Aug. 23, 1940, to him from Deutsch in Monroe E. Deutsch correspondence folder.
 

Grier, Norman Mac Dowell, 1890-

 

3 letters, 1932

 

Groat, Benjamin Feland, 1867-1949

 

6 letters, 1931

Scope and Content Note

Included also, reprint of a discussion between him and F. J. Eisner, Theory of Similarity and Models, 1931.
 

Gunn, Ross, 1897-

 

4 letters, 1951-58

 

Haas, Arthur, 1884-1941

 

2 letters, 1936 and 1937

 

Hadamard, Jacques Salomon, 1865-1963

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Jl. 11, 1925, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Haelea, Monica, 1899-

 

5 letters, 1949

 

Haertlein, Albert, 1895-

 

1 letter, 1946

 

Hagstrum, Homer Dupre, 1915-

 

20 letters, 1947-58

 

Haldeman, William Strubhar, 1881-

 

1 letter, 1932

 

Hale, Donald Herbert, 1904-

 

17 letters, 1940-56

 

Hall, Elmer Edgar, 1870-1932

 

2 letters, 1926 and 1930

 

Hall, Wayne Curtis, 1909-

 

1 letter, 1953

 

The Haloid Company, Rochester

 

11 letters, 1956-57

Scope and Content Note

Included also, reprint, Industrial Xeroradiography in 1955 and time records kept by Loeb in 1956 for research as a consultant.
 

Hanks, Lucien Mason, 1910-

 

1 letter, 1958

 

Hardy, Sir Alister Clavering, 1896-

 

1 letter, 1957

 

Harper, Wallace R

 

4 letters, 1932-58

Scope and Content Note

Re discussion of his paper on recombinations of ions in gases at higher pressures, ca. 1932.
 

Harrington, Ertle Leslie, 1887-

 

6 letters, 1929-38

 

1 telegram, 1932

 

Harrington, Marshall Cathcart, 1904-

 

2 letters, 1938

 

Harrison, George Russell, 1898-

 

2 letters, 1931 and 1941

 

Hart, Walter Morris, 1872-1964

 

1 letter, 1926

 

Hayashi, Makoto

 

4 letters, 1950-54

Scope and Content Note

Re discussion of work on point to plane discharges. Included also, are some reprints of articles, ca. 1954, by him in Japanese on point to plane discharges.
 

Haynes, James Richard, 1909-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, May 10, 1948, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Haynes, Laurance S.

 

25 letters, 1947-53

Scope and Content Note

Some signed "Bud." Re social matters and some news of the Loeb family.
 

Hazen, Harold Locke, 1901-

 

4 letters, 1939-40

 

Hebb, Malcolm Hayden, 1910-

 

2 letters, 1955 and 1956

 

Heins, Albert Edward, 1912-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of a letter, Jl. 30, 1948, to him from Allis in William P. Allis correspondence folder.
 

Helmholz, August Carl, 1915-

 

8 letters, 1941-58

Scope and Content Note

Copy of a memo, Feb. 4, 1954, to him from Birge in Raymond T. Birge correspondence folder.
 

Henderson, Joseph Edmonds, 1901-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Aug. 2, 1943, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Henline, Henry Harrison, 1889-

 

1 letter, 1928

 

Hennings, Thomas, Carey, 1903-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, May 28, 1959, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Hershey, Allen Vincent, 1910-

 

11 letters, 1938-40

See also Condon, Edward U.; Kip, Arthur F.; Luhr, Overton; Parsons, W. S.; and Varney, Robert N.

 

Herzberg, Gerhard, 1904-

 

1 letter, 1951

 

Hickox, George Harold, 1903-

 

1 letter, 1940

 

Hicks, Charles Roger, 1888-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Mar. 21, 1936 addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Hicks, Victor, 1904-

 

14 letters, 1936-59

 

Higginbotham, Alfred Leslie, 1895-

 

2 letters, 1936

 

Hildebrand, Joel Henry, 1881-

 

5 letters, 1934-47

Scope and Content Note

Copy of a letter, Mar. 6, 1942, to him from Birge in Raymond T. Birge correspondence folder. Letter, Nov. 29, 1945, to him from Simons in Joseph H. Simons correspondence folder.
 

Hill, Edward Lee, 1904-

 

2 letters, 1951

 

Hill, Merton Earle, 1882-

 

2 letters, 1937 and 1943

 

Hinman, Frank, 1880-

 

1 letter, 1939

 

Hipple, John Alfred, 1911-

 

1 letter, 1959

 

Hirschfelder, Joseph Oakland, 1911-

 

6 letters, 1936-39

 

Hirschkind, Wilhelm, 1886-

 

1 letter, 1935

 

Hoag, J. Barton, 1898-

 

1 letter, 1937

 

Hollenberg, George Jacob, 1897-

 

1 letter, 1953

 

Holm, Ragnar, 1879-

 

3 letters, 1935-46

 

Holman, Emile Frederic, 1890-

 

1 letter, 1930

 

Holmes, Maurice Coffyn, 1901-

 

2 letters, 1936

Scope and Content Note

Included also, an article by him, A Theory on the Origin of Cosmic Rays, 1936.
 

Holstein, Theodore David, 1915-

 

2 letters, 1948 and 1950

 

Holt, Roland Bell, 1920-

 

3 letters, 1951

 

Holzer, Robert Edward, 1906-

 

8 letters, 1935-50

 

Honzik, Charles H., 1897-

 

1 letter, 1936

 

Hooper, William James, 1895-

 

10 letters, 1931-59

Scope and Content Note

Included also, paper by him, The Law of Electromagnetic Induction, 1950.
 

Hornbeck, John Austin, 1918-

 

15 letters, 1949-55

 

1 telegram, 1950

Scope and Content Note

Includes information about Alfred H. von Engel.
 

Hornig, Donald Frederick, 1920-

 

1 letter, 1951

 

Howard, Leland Osslan, 1857-1950

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, May 16, 1925, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Howard, Robert Adrian, 1913-

 

1 telegram, n.d.

 

Howe, Everett Dumser, 1903-

 

1 letter, 1955

 

Hubbard, John Charles, 1879-

 

1 letter, 1926

 

Hubbs, Carl Leavitt, 1894-

 

1 letter, 1936

 

Hudson, Gilbert Glover

 

29 letters, 1938-57

Scope and Content Note

Discussion of his 1957 thesis under Loeb, Streamers in Positive Point-to-Plane Breakdown in Air.
 

Huggins, William Herbert, 1919-

 

1 letter, 1941

 

Hughes, Arthur Llewelyn, 1883-

 

4 letters, 1930-32

 

Hughes, Harold Kenneth, 1911-

 

1 letter, 1938

 

Hulburt, Edward Olson, 1890-

 

4 letters, 1927-29

 

Hull, Gordon Ferrie, 1912-

 

7 letters, 1948-51

 

Hultgreen, Ralph Raymond, 1905-

 

2 letters, 1941-43

Scope and Content Note

Some information about Andrew W. McReynolds.
 

Humphreys, William Jackson, 1862-1949

 

3 letters, 1932-45

 

Hunt, John Herman, 1882-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Ap. 25, 1924, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Hunter, Frederick Maurice, 1879-

 

1 letter, 1945

 

Hutchison, Claude Burton, 1885-

 

1 letter, 1940

 

Hutchisson, Elmer, 1902-

 

10 letters, 1938-40

 

3 cards, 1939-40

Scope and Content Note

Enclosure to letter, Ap. 2, 1953, in Daniel Alpert correspondence folder is a copy of a letter to him from Alpert.
 

Huxford, Walter Scott, 1892-

 

12 letters, 1938-54

 

Huxley, Leonard George Holden, 1902-

 

1 letter, 1949

 

Hyde, Charles Gilman, 1874-

 

2 letters, 1933

 

Hyman, Hugh Harvey, 1896-

 

1 letter, 1935

 

Ingersoll, Leonard Rose, 1880-1958

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Oct. 20, 1952, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Inghram, Mark Gordon, 1919-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Nov. 10, 1959, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

International Business Machines Corporation

 

1 letter, 1949

 

Jack, Ralph Alexander, 1901-

 

2 letters, 1931 and 1935

 

Jaffe, George Cecil, 1880-

 

24 letters, 1929-54

Scope and Content Note

Included also, a short biography written in 1941.

See also Choppin, Arthur R. and Nontroll, Elliott W.
 

Jenkins, Francis Arthur, 1899-1960

 

1 note, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Copy of a letter, Nov. 19, 1953, to him from Birge in Raymond T. Birge correspondence folder.
 

Jenkins, Olaf Pitt, 1889-

 

1 letter, 1954

 

Jenny, Hans, 1899-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Oct. 30, 1945, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Jensen, John Christian, 1880-

 

1 letter, 1933

 

Joffé, Abram Feodorovich, 1880-1960

 

8 letters, 1926-30

Scope and Content Note

Includes information on breakdown of dielectrics by heat.
 

Johnson, Gerald Woodrow, 1917-

 

11 letters, 1943-50

 

Johnson, Hiram Warren, 1866-1945

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Ap. 5, 1935, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Johnson, Thomas Hope, 1899-

 

2 letters, 1928 and 1934

 

Jones, Hardin Blair, 1914-

 

2 letters, 1951 and 1954

 

Jones, Leslie Webber, 1900-

 

1 letter, 1940

 

Jordan, Albert Raymond, 1906-

 

1 letter, 1944

 

Jordan, Edward Brent, 1906-1951

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Sept. 5, 1934, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Kaempffert, Waldemar Bernhard, 1877-1956

 

1 letter, 1936

 

Kandoian, Armig Ghevont, 1911-

 

1 letter, 1945

 

Kaplan, Joseph, 1902-

 

8 letters, 1929-42

 

1 telegram, 1947

Scope and Content Note

Copy of a letter, Aug. 11, 1954, to him from Birge in Raymond T. Birge correspondence folder.
 

Karapetoff, Vladimir, 1876-1948

 

10 letters, 1928-35

 

Karsner, Howard Thomas, 1879-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Mar. 14, 1955, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Kelly, Hugh Joseph, 1905-

 

2 letters, 1930

 

Kent, Robert Harrington, 1886-

 

2 letters, 1934

 

Kenty, Carl, 1902-

 

9 letters, 1951-59

 

Kerr, Donald Edwin, 1916-

 

5 letters, 1955-59

Scope and Content Note

Some information about Wulf B. Kunkel and H. J. Oskam.
 

Kester, Frederick Edward, 1873-

 

2 letters, 1941

 

Keyes, Donald Babcock, 1891-

 

2 letters, 1948

 

Khastgir, Satis Ranjan, 1898-

 

7 letters, 1954-57

Scope and Content Note

Included also, paper by him, Leader stroke Current in a Lightning Discharge According to the Streamer Theory, 1956.
 

Kilgore, Harley Martin, 1893-1956

 

1 letter, 1943

 

Killian, Thomas Joseph, 1905-

 

Copy of a letter addressed to him, Dec. 22, 1953

 

Kinsey, Edgar Lee, 1903-1961

 

3 letters, 1928-37

 

Kinsey, Victor Everett, 1909-

 

3 letters, 1930-31

 

Kip, Arthur Frederic, 1910-

 

33 letters, 1939-51

Scope and Content Note

Some information about Allen V. Hershey. Included also, paper by him, Discussion of Werner's Equation for Geiger Counter Onset Voltage, 1939. Copy of a letter, Mar. 1, 1951, to him from Birge in Raymond T. Birge correspondence folder. Copy of a letter, May 8, 1957, to him from Hudson in Gilbert G. Hudson correspondence folder.
 

Kirkham, Don, 1908-

 

1 letter, 1948

 

Kisliuk, Paul, 1922-

 

1 letter, 1954

 

Kistiakowsky, George Bogdan, 1900-

 

1 letter, 1959

 

Kitchen, Sumner Wendell, 1921-

 

2 letters, 1949

 

Kittel, Charles, 1916-

 

2 letters, 1953 and 1954

 

Kleiber, Max, 1893-

 

2 letters, 1930

 

Klein, Elias, 1890-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Ap. 15, 1932, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Klemperer, Otto, 1899-

 

2 letters, 1933

 

Klopsteg, Paul Ernest, 1889-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Ap. 14, 1931, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Knapp, Edwin John, 1899-

 

2 letters, 1946

 

Knorr, Harry Virgil, 1897-

 

2 letters, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Some information about Daniel Q. Posin.
 

Knowlton, Ansel Alphonso, 1876-

 

1 letter, 1933

 

Knudsen, Martin, 1871-1949

 

1 letter, 1935

 

Knudsen, Vern Oliver, 1893-

 

3 letters, 1931-39

Scope and Content Note

Enclosure to letter, Ap. 16, 1946, in Herbert M. Evans correspondence folder is a copy of a letter to him from Evans.
 

Kofoid, Charles Atwood, 1865-1947

 

1 letter, 1926

 

Koller, Ruedi

 

13 letters, 1944-57

Scope and Content Note

Re his work on a vacuum switch.
 

Kolthoff, Izaak Maurits, 1894-

 

3 letters, 1941

 

Kraus, Charles August, 1875-1957

 

5 letters, 1928-52

Scope and Content Note

Included also, a reprint of his address before the Graduate Convocation, Brown University, 1951.
 

Krueger, Albert Paul, 1902-

 

6 letters, 1939-52

 

Kunkel, Wulf Bernard, 1923-

 

9 letters, 1951-56

Scope and Content Note

Included also, a short biography, 1955. Copy of a letter, Jan. 24, 1956, to him from H. E. Clark in The Haloid Company, Rochester correspondence folder. Letter, Aug. 18, 1955, to him from Kerr in Donald E. Kerr correspondence folder. Letter, [ca. 1955], to him from von Engel in Alfred H. von Engel correspondence folder. Copy of a letter, Mar. 27, 1951, to him from Wannier in Gregory H. Wannier correspondence folder.

See also Kerr, Donald E.
 

Kunsman, Charles Henry, 1890-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Mar. 9, 1929, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Ladenburg, Rudolf Waither, 1882-1952

 

2 letters, 1930 and 1947

 

Landauer, Carl, 1891-

 

2 letters, 1939

 

Lande, Alfred, 1888-

 

1 letter, 1928

 

Langevin, Paul, 1872-1946

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Oct. 11, 1924, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Lark-Horovitz, Karl, 1892-1958

 

4 letters, 1927-31

 

Latimer, Wendell Mitchell, 1893-1955

 

1 letter, 1942

 

Lauristen, Charles Christian, 1892-1968

 

1 letter, 1951

 

Lawrence, Ernest Orlando, 1901-1958

 

14 letters, 1926-55

Scope and Content Note

Enclosure to letter, Ap. 16, 1946, in Herbert M. Evans correspondence folder is a copy of a letter from him to Evans.

See alsoAshley, Muriel F. and Condon, Edward U.
 

Lawrence, John Hundale, 1904-

 

2 letters, 1954

 

Leadon, Bernard Mathew, 1917-

 

1 letter, 1958

 

Leake, Chauncey D., 1896-

 

2 letters, 1941 and 1954

 

Leifson, Sigmund Waldemar, 1897-

 

4 letters, 1947-56

Scope and Content Note

Copy of a letter, Dec. 30, 1947, to him from Birge in Raymond T. Birge correspondence folder.
 

Leonard, Frederick Charles, 1896-

 

1 letter, 1947

 

Leonard, Robert Walton, 1910-

 

1 letter, 1939

 

Lessing, Ferdinand Diedrich, 1882-1961

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Nov. 21, 1941, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Leuschner, Armin Otto, 1868-1953

 

2 letters, 1928 and 1929

 

Levene, Phoebus Aaron Theodore, 1869-1940

 

3 letters, 1927

 

Leverenz, Humboldt Walter, 1909-

 

3 letters, 1940

 

Levinstein, Henry, 1919-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters, copy of letter, Sept. 25, 1958, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Lewis, Bernard, 1899-

 

2 letters, 1933

 

Lewis, Gilbert Newton, 1875-1946

 

1 letter, 1928

 

1 telegram, 1925

 

Lillie, Frank Rattray, 1870-1947

 

1 letter, 1928

 

Lind, Samuel Colville, 1879-1965

 

2 letters, 1927 and 1957

 

Linder, Ernest Gustaf, 1902-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Mar. 18, 1931, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Linen, James Alexander, 1912-

 

1 letter, 1946

 

Linford, Leon Blood, 1904-

 

2 letters, 1932 and 1955

 

Lion, Kurt S., 1904-

 

1 letter, 1952

 

Lipman, Charles Bernard, 1883-

 

2 letters, 1944

Scope and Content Note

Copy of a letter, Ap. 14, 1944, to him from Birge in Raymond T. Birge correspondence folder.
 

Lippincott, Donald K.

 

1 letter, 1933

 

Little, P. F.

 

6 letters, 1954-57

Scope and Content Note

Re secondary mechanisms in electrical discharge. Copy of a letter, Sept. 15, 1955, to him from von Engel in Alfred H. von Engel correspondence folder.
 

Livermore, Clifford S.

 

14 letters, 1945-52

Scope and Content Note

Re administrative problems at the Naval Ordinance Laboratory.
 

Livingston, Milton Stanley, 1905-

 

1 letter, 1934

 

Llewellyn-Jones, Frank, 1907-

 

3 letters, 1936-40

 

Loeb, Leo, 1869-1959 [Uncle]

 

7 letters, 1927-51

 

Loeb, Robert Frederick, 1895- [Brother]

 

10 letters, 1930-50

 

1 telegram, 1927

Scope and Content Note

Enclosure to letter, Nov. 1, 1948, in Laurance S. Haynes correspondence folder is a copy of a letter to him from Haynes.
 

Lofgren, Edward Joseph, 1914-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of a letter, Je. 22, 1954, to him from Nierenberg in William A. Nierenberg correspondence folder.
 

Long, Veldon Oscar, 1907-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters, copy of letter, Je. 13, 1952, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Loomis, Alfred Lee, 1887-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters, copy of letter, Sept. 30, 1929, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Loomis, Francis Wheeler, 1889-

 

1 letter, 1957

 

Louderback, George Davis, 1874-1957

 

1 letter, 1927

 

Loughridge, Donald Holt, 1899-

 

1 letter, 1934

 

Luhr, Overton

 

45 letters, 1930-42

 

1 telegram, 1934

Scope and Content Note

Re research on gas ionization and discharge. Some information about Norris E. Bradbury and Allen V. Hershey.
 

Ma, Tsu Sheng, 1911-

 

1 letter, 1934

 

McBain, James William, 1882-

 

2 letters, 1927 and 1945

 

McBurney, [John White, 1890- ]?

 

1 letter, 1951

 

MacCaughey, Vaughan, 1887-

 

1 letter, 1947

Scope and Content Note

Copy of a letter, Ap. 14, 1947, to him from Birge in Raymond T. Birge correspondence folder.
 

McCauley, Roy Barnard, 1919-

 

1 letter, 1954

 

McClenahan, Howard, 1872-

 

12 letters, 1925-33

Scope and Content Note

Re contributions to the Journal of the Franklin Institute.
 

McCoubrey, Arthur Orlando, 1920-

 

3 letters, 1954-57

 

McDaniel, Earl Wadsworth, 1926-

 

6 letters, 1955-59

 

McDonald, Frank Cobb, 1898-

 

1 letter, 1932

 

MacGinitie, George Eber, 1889-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Ap. 6, 1937, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

MacGinitie, Harry Dunlap, 1899-

 

1 letter, 1957

 

MacGregor, Frank Silver, 1897-

 

1 letter, 1930

 

Machlett, Raymond Robert, 1900-

 

1 letter, 1928

 

McIlwraith, Charles Goldie, 1903-

 

1 letter, 1937

 

McKeehan, Louis Williams, 1887-

 

1 letter, 1944

 

McLaughlin, Donald Hamilton, 1891-

 

2 letters, 1951 and 1957

 

McMillan, Edwin Mattison, 1907-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of a memo, Jl. 30, 1954, to him from Birge in Raymond T. Birge correspondence folder.
 

McMurray, Orrin Kip, 1869-1945

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Aug. 26, 1925, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

McNish, Alvin Greene, 1903-

 

1 letter, 1950

 

McPherson, Archibald Turner, 1922-

 

1 letter, 1948

 

Macpherson, Herbert Grenfell, 1911-

 

1 letter, 1955

 

McReynolds, Andrew Wetherbee, 1918-

 

10 letters, 1941-46

Scope and Content Note

Some signed "Mac."

See also Hultgreen, Ralph R.
 

Maecker, Heinz

 

6 letters, 1955-59

Scope and Content Note

Re discussion of the physical aspects of plasmas, especially arcs.
 

Malan, D. J.

 

2 letters, 1958

Scope and Content Note

Re research on the mechanism of lightning discharge.
 

Mallery, Otto Tod, 1881-

 

1 letter, 1954

 

Malter, Louis, 1907-

 

14 letters, 1949-55

 

Manov, George Gregory, 1909-

 

2 letters, 1946

 

Margenau, Henry, 1901-

 

12 letters, 1949-57

 

Mark, Hans Michael, 1929-

 

1 letter, 1956

 

Marshall, Lauristen Clavert, 1902-

 

64 letters, 1931-59

 

3 telegrams, 1934-37

Scope and Content Note

Included also, two papers by him, The Recombination of Ions and of Ions and Electrons in Gases, [ca. 1930] and Properties of Hygroscopic Materials and Measurement of Humidity, 1936.
 

Marshall, Neil Albert, 1919-

 

1 letter, 1945

 

Marton, Ladislaus Laszlo, 1901-

 

1 letter, 1948

 

Masius, Morton, 1883-

 

1 letter, 1937

 

Mason, Edward Allen, 1926-

 

2 letters, 1959

 

Mason, Ruric Coin, 1903-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Dec. 5, 1949, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Massey, Harrie Stewart Welson, 1908-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Nov. 5, 1936, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Mathews, Albert Prescott, 1871-1957

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copies of letters, Oct. 19, 1928 and Ap. 30, 1935, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Mathews, Milford McLeod, 1891-

 

1 letter, 1952

 

Matsen, Frederick Albert, 1913-

 

1 letter, 1959

 

Mayer, Herbert, 1900-

 

4 letters, 1929-31

 

Mayer, Joseph, 1887-

 

1 letter, 1931

 

Mead, James M., 1885-

 

1 letter, 1946

 

Medicus, Gustav Konrad, 1906-

 

4 letters, 1948-58

 

Meek, John Millar, 1912-

 

20 letters, 1940-59

See also Allibone, Thomas E.

 

Mees, Charles Edward Kenneth, 1882-1960

 

1 letter, 1930

 

Meister, George, 1898-

 

1 letter, 1954

 

Mendenhall, Harrison Shepler, 1903-

 

3 letters, 1934

 

Menes, Meir, 1925-

 

2 letters, 1951 and 1952

 

Merrill, Elmer Drew, 1876-1956

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Oct. 6, 1925, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Meyer, Karl Friedrich, 1884-1974

 

9 letters, 1930-57

Scope and Content Note

Included also, report of the Committee on...Medical School, 1945. Enclosure to letter, Ap. 16, 1946, in Herbert M. Evans correspondence folder is a copy of a letter from him to Evans.
 

Michels, Walter Christian, 1906-

 

5 letters, 1940-59

Scope and Content Note

Some signed "Mike."
 

Michener, William Henry, 1896-

Scope and Content Note

Report of the American Association of Physics Teachers, Committee on Units, [ca. 1934], signed by him.
 

Miller, Dayton Clarence, 1866-1941

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copies of letters, Jan. 28, 1930 and Nov. 1, 1933, addressed to him in Loeb outgoing letters.
 

Miller, Emery Parker, 1908-

 

1 letter, 1958

 

Millikan, Robert Andrews, 1868-1953

 

1 letter, 1931

 

Millman, Jacob, 1911-

 

3 letters, 1950

 

Mills, John 1880-1948

 

2 letters, 1931

 

Miner, Eunice Thomas, 1899-

 

6 letters, 1941-42

 

Minton, John Preston, 1889-

 

2 letters, 1938 and 1952

 

Mitchell, Sydney Bancroft, 1878-

 

1 letter, 1935

 

Moe, Chesney Rudolph, 1908-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Mar. 30, 1948, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Moe, Henry Allen, 1894-

 

4 letters, 1939-54

Scope and Content Note

Some information about Nicholas A. Renzetti.
 

Mohler, Fred Loomis, 1893-

 

2 letters, 1938 and 1939

 

Molnar, Julius Paul, 1916-

 

14 letters, 1946-58

 

Montgomery, Carol Gray, 1909-

 

1 letter, 1940

 

Montroll, Elliott Waters, 1916-

 

1 letter, 1950

Scope and Content Note

Re George C. Jaffe.
 

Moore, Arthur Russell, 1882-

 

17 letters, 1927-51

 

Moore, Edward James, 1873-1948

 

1 letter, 1931

 

Moore, Howard Roswald, 1901-

 

2 letters, 1929

 

Moore, Joseph Haines, 1878-

 

1 letter, 1928

 

Morgan, Agnes Fay, 1884-1968

 

1 letter, 1940

 

Morgan, Raymond, 1893-

 

1 letter, 1952

 

Morgan, Stanley Owen, 1900-

 

1 letter, 1939

 

Morison, Samuel Elliott, 1887-

 

2 letters, 1948 and 1949

 

Morrey, Charles Bradfield, 1907-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of a letter, Ap. 19, 1954, and a memo, Ap. 14, 1954, to him from Birge in Raymond T. Birge correspondence folder.
 

Morrison, [John Alexander, 1903- ]?

 

1 letter, 1952

 

Morse, Allan R.

 

3 letters, 1951

Scope and Content Note

Discussion of the role of electrolytes in water on static electrification.
 

Morton, Paul Lester, 1906-

 

3 letters, 1938-41

 

Mott, Nevill Francis, 1905-

 

4 letters, 1958

 

Mouzon, James Carlislie, 1907-

 

1 letter, 1931

 

Moyer, Burton Jones, 1912-

 

1 letter, 1955

 

Mulford, Walter, 1877-

 

1 letter, 1946

 

Mullin, Francis Joseph, 1906-

 

1 letter, 1951

 

Muschlitz, Earle Eugene, 1921-

 

5 letters, 1955-59

Scope and Content Note

Some about joint research with Joseph H. Simons.
 

Myers, Denys Peter, 1384-

 

1 letter, 1951

Scope and Content Note

Re Cosmos Club membership committee.
 

National Research Council

 

25 letters, 1937-49

Scope and Content Note

From Wheeler P. Davey, John S. Coleman and others. Included also, individual sections of the Digest of Literature on Dielectrics, 1949, and the report of the Conference on Electrical Insulation, 1937.
 

Neuhaus, Eugene, 1879-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of a letter, Je. 4, 1951, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Neuman, L. J.

 

5 letters, 1929

Scope and Content Note

Re his research on spark discharge in rare gases. Included also, paper by him, The Mechanism of Spark Discharges in Argon, 1929.
 

Newkirk, Horace Leavenworth, 1911-

 

1 letter, 1945

 

Neyman, Jerzy, 1894-

 

1 letter, 1941

 

Nielsen, Carl Eby, 1915-

 

1 letter, 1955

 

Nier, Alfred Otto Carl, 1911-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, May 31, 1939, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Nierenberg, William Aaron, 1919-

 

8 letters, 1951-56

 

1 memo, 1953

 

2 telegrams, 1953 and 1956

 

Nimitz, Chester William, 1885-

 

1 letter, 1931

 

Norris, Will Victor, 1894-

 

5 letters, 1932-58

 

Northrup, John Howard, 1891-

 

3 letters, 1930-46

 

Nottingham, Wayne Buckles, 1899-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Sept. 6, 1949, addressed to him in Loeb outgoing letters.
 

Noyes, William Albert, 1857-1941

 

1 letter, 1925

 

O'Brien, Morrough Parker, 1902-

 

1 letter, 1942

 

O'Day, Marcus Driver, 1897-

 

3 letters, 1937-40

 

Odegard, Peter H., 1901-

 

1 letter, 1947

 

Oldenberg, Otto, 1888-

 

9 letters, 1929-59

Scope and Content Note

Copy of a letter, Ap. 2, 1954, to him from Huxford in Walter S. Huxford correspondence folder.
 

Oldenburger, Rufus, 1908-

 

1 letter, 1946

 

Oleson, Norman Lee, 1912-

 

3 letters, 1951-59

 

Oliphant, Marcus Laurence Elwin 1901-

 

1 letter, 1939

Scope and Content Note

Included also, reprint of article by him, Electron Emission from Langmuir Probes and from the Cathode of Glow Discharge through Gases, 1931.

See Notes and Papers folder in Box 23 for response to reprint.
 

Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Oct. 10, 1941, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Osborn, Frederick Arthur, 1871-

 

1 letter, 1930

 

Oskam, H. J., 1923-

 

6 letters, 1958

Scope and Content Note

Re findings about dissociative recombination in pure helium gas.

See also Kerr, Donald E.
 

Osterhout, Winthrop John Vanleuven, 1871-1964

 

9 letters, 1925-28

 

1 telegram, 1926

 

Pahl, M.

 

6 letters, 1958-59

Scope and Content Note

Discussion of the formation of molecular ions in inert gases.
 

Parsons, Louis Alexander, 1872-

 

1 letter, 1929

 

Parsons, W. S.

 

24 letters, 1941-48

Scope and Content Note

Some signed "Deak." Re the Naval Proving Ground at Dahlgren in the 1940s. Some information about Allen V. Hershey.
 

Pauling, Linus Carl, 1901-

 

1 letter, 1926

Scope and Content Note

Written from Munich; among other things about the success of the new quantum theory.
 

Pegram, George Braxton, 1876-1958

 

5 letters, 1926-53

 

Pendleton, Wesley William, 1914-

 

1 letter, 1943

 

Penning, F. M.

 

5 letters, 1938-52

Scope and Content Note

Re measurement of the liberation of electrons from the cathode by positive ions striking the cathode ( γ ) when X/p is less than 100.
 

Penrose, Charles, 1886-

 

1 letter, 1929

 

Perrin, Jean Baptiste, 1870-1942

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copies of letters, May 5, 1924, Nov. 30, 1926 and May 26, 1927, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Perry, William Sanford, 1883-

 

1 letter, 1931

 

Peterson, Peter Victor, 1892-

 

1 letter, 1947

 

Peterson, Thurman Stewart, 1905-

 

1 letter, 1959

Scope and Content Note

Re Harry J. White.
 

Phelps, Arthur Van Rensselaer, 1923-

 

2 letters, 1951 and 1954

 

Phelps, Earle Bernard, 1876-

 

2 letters, 1951 and 1954

 

Philco Corporation

 

4 letters, 1948-50

 

Pierce, Edward Thomas, 1916-

 

3 letters, 1955-57

 

Pierce, George Washington, 1872-1956

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copies of letters, Sept. 30, 1929 and Oct. 21, 1929, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Piggot, Charles Snowdon, 1892-

 

1 letter, 1946

 

Pike, Eugene Wilmoth, 1909-

 

1 letter, 1931

 

Piore, Emanuel Ruben, 1908-

 

2 letters, 1946 and 1951

 

Podolsky, Boris, 1896-

 

1 letter, 1930

 

Pohl, Frederick J.

 

32 letters, 1955-59

Scope and Content Note

Re an article about Americo Vespucio co-authored with Loeb.
 

Porter, Charles Walter, 1880-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Dec. 14, 1939, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Porter, Langley

Scope and Content Note

Enclosure to letter, Ap. 16, 1946, in Herbert M. Evans correspondence folder is a copy of a letter from him to Evans.
 

Posin, Daniel Q., 1909-

 

17 letters, 1933-46

 

1 telegram, 1946

See also Knorr, Harry V.

 

Potter, Andrey Abraham, 1882-

 

2 letters, 1927

 

Potter, Robert Ducharme, 1905-

 

1 letter, 1940

 

Powell, Cecil Frank, 1903-

 

2 letters, 1932

 

Priestley, Herbert Ingram, 1875-1944

 

2 letters, 1942

 

Probert, Frank Holman, 1876-1940

 

1 letter, 1933

 

Proebsting, Edward Louis, 1897-

 

6 letters, 1929-30

 

Przibram, Karl

 

8 letters, 1926-47

Scope and Content Note

Re early work in gaseous ionization, especially Lenard's.
 

Putnam, Abbott Allen, 1920-

 

1 letter, 1950

 

Putnam, John Alpheus, 1907-

 

1 letter, 1947

 

Rabi, Isidor Isaac, 1898-

 

1 letter, 1951

Scope and Content Note

Copy of a letter, Feb. 20, 1951, to him from Waterman in Alan T. Waterman correspondence folder.
 

Raether, Heinz Arthur, 1909-

 

23 letters, 1946-59

 

Ralston, Oliver Cladwell, 1887-

 

1 letter, 1944

 

The Rand Corporation

 

2 letters, 1959

Scope and Content Note

Included also, report on the activities of the gaseous electronics research group under Loeb, 1959.
 

Rauch, Stanley Eugene, 1916-

 

1 letter, 1947

 

Read, Jay Marion, 1889-

 

1 letter, 1946

 

Reagan, Ronald, 1911-

 

1 letter, 1969

 

Reines, Frederick, 1918-

 

1 letter, 1956

 

Renzetti, Nicholas A., 1914-

 

23 letters, 1945-54

Scope and Content Note

Copy of a letter, Je. 29, 1954, to him from Moe in Henry A. Moe correspondence folder.

See also Moe, Henry A.
 

Research Corporation

 

3 letters, 1949

Scope and Content Note

From associate director, Charles H. Schauer.

See also Birge, Raymond T.
 

Reynolds, John Hamilton, 1923-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters, copies of memos, Oct. 23, 1958 and Oct. 31, 1958, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Rice, Chester Williams, 1888-

 

3 letters, 1950

 

Rice, Oscar Knefler, 1903-

 

1 letter, 1930

 

Richardson, John Mead, 1918-

 

1 letter, 1948

 

Richardson, Leon Josiah, 1868-

 

1 letter, 1935

 

Richardson, Owen Williams, 1879-1959

 

1 letter, 1931

 

Richtmyer, Floyd Karker, 1881-1939

 

2 letters, 1933

Scope and Content Note

Re The Review of Scientific Instruments.
 

Riggs, Arthur Stanley, 1879-

 

2 letters, 1948 and 1950

 

Rinde, Charles Anderson, 1903-

 

4 letters, 1930-43

 

Rinehart, John Sargent, 1915-

 

1 letter, 1957

 

Robertson, Burtis Lowell, 1902-

 

1 letter, 1934

 

Robertson, Howard Percy, 1903-

 

2 letters, 1950 and 1959

 

Robey, Pearl Harvey, 1906-

 

1 letter, 1946

 

Roessler, Edward Biffer, 1902-

 

3 letters, 1940

 

Rogers, Robert Alonzo, 1899-

 

1 letter, 1933

 

Rogers, Thomas Alvin, 1905-

 

1 letter, 1934

 

Rolland, Romain, 1866-1944

Scope and Content Note

Enclosure to letter, Ap. 18, 1927, in Henry Sanielevici correspondence folder is a copy of a letter from him to Sanielevici.
 

Roller, Duane Emerson, 1894-

 

5 letters, 1938-55

Scope and Content Note

Re The American Physics Teacher.
 

Rose, David John, 1922-

 

7 letters, 1954-58

 

Rusk, Rogers D., 1892-

 

1 letter, 1937

 

Russell, Richard Joel, 1895-

 

1 letter, 1958

 

Rutherford, Sir Ernest, 1871-1937

 

2 letters, 1931 and 1934

 

Ryan, Harris Joseph, 1866-

 

9 letters, 1928-29

 

Ryerson, Knowles Augustus, 1892-

 

1 letter, 1947

 

Sabin, Florence Rena, 1871-1953

 

1 letter, 1930

 

Saha, Meghnad N., 1893-1956

 

1 letter, 1931

 

Sanders, Frederick Henry, 1894-

 

13 letters, 1930-57

 

Sandia Corporation

 

1 letter, 1959

Scope and Content Note

From Gordon W. McClure.
 

Sands, Matthew Linzee, 1919-

 

1 letter, 1954

 

Sanielevici, Henry

 

3 letters, 1927

Scope and Content Note

Enclosures to letter, Ap. 18, 1927, are copies of letters from Romain Rolland and Eugen Bleuler about his book, La vie des mammifères et des hommes fossiles, déchiffree à l'aide de l'anatomie et de la physiologie comparíes de l'appareil masticateur, Bucharest, 1926.
 

Sarton, George Alfred Leon, 1884-1956

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Ap. 11, 1933, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Sawyer, Ralph Alanson, 1895-

 

1 letter, 1946

 

Sayers, James, 1912-

 

8 letters, 1948-58

 

Schade, Henry Adrian, 1900-

 

8 letters, 1946-52

Scope and Content Note

Some signed "Packy."
 

Scheffer, Victor Blanchard, 1906-

 

2 letters, 1958

 

Schiff, Leonard Isaac, 1915-1971

 

2 letters, 1949

 

Schindler, Walter G.

 

7 letters, 1945-50

Scope and Content Note

Re the Naval Ordinance Laboratory.
 

Schlink, Frederick John, 1891-

 

41 letters, 1930-54

 

2 telegrams, 1949

Scope and Content Note

Re Consumer's Research, Inc. Included also, his testimony before the Senate Small Business Committee representing Consumer's Research, Inc.
 

Schmidt, Walter August, 1883-

 

3 letters, 1948

 

Schonland, B. F. J.

 

18 letters, 1938-57

Scope and Content Note

Re research on gas discharge mechanisms involved in lightning, especially stepped leader streamer.
 

Schumann, Wolfgang O.

 

27 letters, 1930-59

Scope and Content Note

Re science in post-World War II Germany and his work on electric waves in plasms.
 

Schurecht, Harry George, 1892-

 

1 letter, 1944

 

Schwertz, Frederick Anton, 1913-

 

2 letters, 1948

 

Seeger, Raymond John, 1906-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of a letter, Nov. 27, 1953, to him from Birge in Raymond T. Birge correspondence folder.
 

Seitz, Frederick, 1911-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Oct. 14, 1941, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Shaffer, Philip Anderson, 1881-1960

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Nov. 15, 1938, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Shallenberger, Garvin Dennis, 1889-

 

1 letter, 1935

 

Shane, Charles Donald, 1895-

 

1 letter, 1956

 

Shannon, George Pope, 1892-

 

1 letter, 1933

 

Shenstone, Allen Goodrich, 1893-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Jan. 10, 1949, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Shepard, Francis Parker, 1897-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Aug. 26, 1936, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Shockley, William, 1910-

 

3 letters, 1941-48

Scope and Content Note

Copy of a letter, Oct. 26, 1948, to him from Birge in Raymond T. Birge correspondence folder.
 

Shrum, Gordon Merritt, 1896-

 

1 letter, 1947

 

Shumway, Waldo, 1891-1956

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Aug. 30, 1944, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Sibley, Robert, 1881-1958

 

1 letter, 1931

 

Siemens, Cornelius Henry, 1911-

 

1 letter, 1953

 

Silberstein, Ludwik, 1872-1948

 

1 letter, 1930

 

Silsbee, Francis Briggs, 1889-

 

1 letter, 1918-

 

Silver, Samuel, 1915-

 

1 letter, 1953

 

Simon, Alfred Walter, 1897-

 

2 letters, 1931 and 1933

 

Simons, Joseph H., 1897-

 

12 letters, 1945-57

Scope and Content Note

Copy of a letter, Dec. 17, 1945, to him from Hildebrand in Joel H. Hildebrand correspondence folder.

See also Muschlitz, Earle E.
 

Skilling, Hugh Hildreth, 1905-

 

3 letters, 1933

 

Slater, John Clarke, 1900-

 

4 letters, 1933-50

 

Slepian, Joseph, 1891-1969

 

2 letters, 1930

 

Slichter, Louis Byrne, 1896-

 

1 letter, 1947

 

Smekal, Adolf, 1895-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Ap. 7, 1931, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Smith, Alpheus Wilson, 1876-

 

1 letter, 1930

 

Smith, Charles Grover, 1888-

 

1 letter, 1942

 

Snoddy, Leland Bradley, 1898-

 

1 letter, 1932

 

Solberg, Thorvald Arthur, 1894-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Feb. 8, 1946, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Somerville, J. M.

 

5 letters, 1958-59

Scope and Content Note

Re work on arc and spark phenomena and the associated shock waves.
 

Sommerfeld, Arnold Johannes Wilheim, 1868-1951

 

4 letters, 1929-33

 

1 telegram, 1931

 

Spence, Bartholomew John, 1883-

 

2 letters, 1940

 

Sponer, Hertha Dorothea Elisabeth, 1895-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Jl. 15, 1926, addressed to her in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Spraragen, William, 1895-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Jl. 29, 1948, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Sproul, Robert Gordon, 1891-

 

24 letters, 1927-47

Scope and Content Note

Copies of two letters, Ap. 4, 1940 and Aug. 29, 1941, from him to Deutsch and one, May 14, 1941, from Deutsch to him in Monroe E. Deutsch correspondence folder. Copy of a letter, Mar. 11, 1936, to him from Higgenbotham in Alfred L. Higginbotham correspondence folder. Copy of a letter, Aug. 12, 1948, to him from Schade in Henry A. Schade correspondence folder.

See also California. University. President.
 

Stanley, John, 1905-

 

3 letters, 1932-39

 

Starr, Eugene Carl, 1901-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copies of letters, Jan. 21, 1944 and Feb. 7, 1944, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Stauss, Henry Emanuel, 1902-

 

1 letter, 1928

 

Stebbins, Dean Waldo, 1913-

 

1 letter, 1948

 

Stern, Otto, 1888-

 

1 letter, 1937

 

Stewart, Albert Buns, 1919-

 

1 letter, 1956

 

Stewart, Morris Albion, 1902-1961

 

1 letter, 1951

 

Stimson, Harold Frederic, 1890-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Nov. 14, 1924, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Stimson, Henry Lewis, 1867-1950

 

1 letter, 1940

Scope and Content Note

Included also, a pamphlet containing a letter written by him to the New York Times, 1940
 

Stone, Albert Mordecai, 1913-

 

2 letters, 1948

 

Stone, Robert Elwin, 1891-

 

1 letter, 1941

 

Strait, Louis Avrom, 1907-

 

2 letters, 1941

 

Stratton, Samuel Wesley, 1861-1931

 

1 letter, 1928

 

Struve, Otto, 1897-1963

 

1 letter, 1956

 

Stuart, Herbert Arthur, 1899-

 

2 letters, 1931 and 1933

 

Stueckelberg, Ernst Carl Gerlach, 1905-

 

1 letter, 1940

 

Stutz, George Frederick Adelbert, 1900-

 

1 letter, 1929

 

Sumner, Francis Bertody, 1874-1945

 

4 letters, 1931-37

 

Sutton, Richard Manliffe, 1900-

 

3 letters, 1930

 

Svenska Vetenskapsakademien, Stockholm. Nobelinstitut

 

13 letters, 1933-59

Scope and Content Note

Included also, copies of the "code of statutes."
 

Sverdrup, Harald Ulrik, 1888-1957

 

2 letters, 1938 and 1939

 

Swann, William Francis Gray, 1884-1962

 

8 letters, 1925-40

 

Swedish Academy of Sciences. Nobel Institute

See Svenska Vetenskapsadademien, Stockholm. Nobelinstitut.

 

Swift, Harold Higgins, 1885-

 

1 letter, 1951

 

Tate, John Torrence, 1889-1950

 

12 letters, 1928-35

Scope and Content Note

Enclosure to letter, Sept. 10, 1941, in Izaak M. Kolthoff correspondence folder is a copy of a letter to him from Kolthoff. Enclosure to letter, Dec. 11, 1937, in Robert N. Varney correspondence folder is a copy of a letter to him from Varney.
 

Tawde, Nanasaheb Ramji, 1898-

 

9 letters, 1952-55

 

Taylor, Charles Vincent, 1895-1946

 

3 letters, 1927-28

 

Taylor, Walter Penn, 1888-

 

1 letter, 1946

 

Teller, Edward, 1908-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copies of letters, May 26, 1955 and Dec. 9, 1955, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Terry, Ethel Mary, 1887-

 

1 letter, 1921

 

Thomas, Llewellyn Hilleth, 1903-

 

2 letters, 1942

See also Bradbury, Norris E.

 

Thompson, Earl Wentworth, 1893-

 

1 letter, 1949

 

Thompson, James Stacy, 1887-

 

1 letter, 1933

 

Thompson, James Stratton, 1899-

 

1 letter, 1946

 

Thompson, Louis Ten Tyck, 1891-

 

13 letters, 1936-49

Scope and Content Note

Signed "Tommy." Some information about Allen V. Hershey.

See also Varney, Robert N.
 

Thomson, Sir Joseph John, 1856-1940

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Sept. 14, 1939, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Tileston, Roland Ray, 1886-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Dec. 11, 1930, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Tilles, Abe, 1907-

 

1 letter, 1932

Scope and Content Note

Included also, reprint of an article by him, A Survey of Time Lag of Sparkover in a Uniform Field, 1934.
 

Timoshenko, Gregory Stephen, 1904-

 

1 letter, 1932

 

Tisdale, Wilbur Earle, 1885-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Jan. 13, 1926, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Tobias, Charles William, 1920-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Jan. 6, 1956, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Tobias, Cornelius Anthony, 1918-

 

1 letter, 1951

 

Tobin, Richard Montgomery, 1866-1952

 

3 letters, 1931-33

 

Tolan, John Harvey, 1877-1947

 

1 letter, 1946

 

Tonks, Lewi, 1897-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Jl. 28, 1938, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Townsend, John Sealy Edward, 1868-

 

1 letter, 1927

 

Trichel, Gervais William, 1898-

 

23 letters, 1937-59

 

Trump, John George, 1907-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Nov. 16, 1950, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Tuck, James Leslie, 1910-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copies of letters, Feb. 26, 1951 and Mar. 9, 1951, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Turner, Clarence Marshall, 1911-

 

1 letter, 1948

 

Tyndall, A. M.

 

8 letters, 1928-46

Scope and Content Note

Re research on the measurement of ion mobilities in pure gas.
 

Uehling, Edwin Albrecht, 1901-

 

1 letter, 1958

 

Ulrey, Dayton, 1884-

 

1 letter, 1930

 

United States Naval Reserve Officers Association

 

3 letters, 1946-47

Scope and Content Note

Included also, miscellaneous notices and publications.
 

Uren, Lester Charles, 1888-

 

1 letter, 1946

 

Urey, Harold Clayton, 1893-

 

2 letters, 1937 and 1938

 

Utterback, Clinton Louis, 1885-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Jan. 16, 1946, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Van Atta, Chester Murray, 1906-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Nov. 18, 1959, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Van Vleck, John Hasbrouck, 1899-

 

1 letter, 1951

 

Varney, Robert Nathan, 1910-

 

130 letters, 1934-59

 

2 telegrams, 1938 and 1942

Scope and Content Note

Some information about Allen V. Hershey and Louis T. E. Thompson. Included also, paper by him, The Sensitivity of the Balanced Space Charge Positive Ion Detector, 1938.
 

Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952

 

10 letters, 1929-31

 

Ver Planck, Dennistoun Wood, 1906-

 

2 letters, 1944

 

Vesper, Harold Gould, 1903-

 

1 letter, 1934

 

Vold, Marjorie Jean, 1913-

 

1 letter, 1959

 

Vold, Robert Donald, 1910-

 

1 letter, 1944

 

Volkoff, George Michael, 1914-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, May 2, 1956, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Volrath, Richard Ernest, 1900-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Oct. 13, 1950, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Von der Lage, Frederick Carl Gustave, 1910-

 

3 letters, 1936-48

Scope and Content Note

Included also, reprint of and article by him and H. A. Bethe, Method for Obtaining Electronic Eigenfunctions and Eigenvalues in Solids with an Application of Sodium, 1947.
 

von Engel, Alfred H., 1898-

 

57 letters, 1932-59

 

2 telegrams, 1951

Scope and Content Note

Included also, reprint of an article by him, Low-Pressure Electrical Discharges, 1947 and a short biography, 1951. Enclosure to letter, Feb. 13, 1951, in William P. Allis correspondence folder is a copy of a letter to him from Allis. Enclosure to letter, Feb. 23, 1951, in Gordon F. Hull correspondence folder is a copy of a letter to him from Hull. Copy of a letter, Jan. 10, 1951, to him from Margenau in Henry Margenau correspondence folder.

See also Hornbeck, John A.
 

von Hippel, Arthur Robert, 1898-

 

9 letters, 1928-49 & n.d.

 

Vonnegut, Bernard, 1914-

 

1 letter, 1954

 

Wagner, Peter Ewig, 1929-

 

16 letters, 1955-59

See also Berlin, Theodore H.

 

Wahlin, Hugo Bernard, 1894-

 

5 letters, 1927-36 & n.d.

 

1 telegram, 1929

 

Wakefield, Ernest Henry, 1915-

 

2 letters, 1957

 

Wallace, Earl Keeney, 1897-

 

1 letter, 1930

 

Walleigh, Robert Shuler, 1915-

 

2 letters, 1948

 

Wangsgard, Alton P., 1906-

 

4 letters, 1934-45

 

Wannier, Gregory Hugo, 1911-

 

3 letters, 1950-55

Scope and Content Note

Copy of a letter, Ap. 16, 1951, to him from Kunkel in Wulf B. Kunkel correspondence folder.
 

Warner, Arthur Howard, 1913-

 

2 letters, 1931 and 1933

 

Waterman, Alan Tower, 1892-1967

 

3 letters, 1951-59

 

Watson, Earnest Charles, 1892-

 

1 letter, 1950

 

Watson, William Weldon, 1899-

 

1 letter, 1928

 

Wayland, James Harold, 1909-

 

3 letters, 1938-57

 

Webb, Harold Worthington, 1884-

 

1 letter, 1926

 

Weber, Alfred Herman, 1906-

 

1 letter, [ca. 1940-42]

 

Webster, David Locke, 1888-

 

19 letters, 1924-36

 

Wehner, Gottfried Karl, 1910-

 

9 letters, 1953-59

See also Darrow, Karl K.

 

Weickmann, Helmut

 

2 letters, 1950

Scope and Content Note

Re possible mechanisms of the charging of snow.
 

Weissler, Gerhard Ludwig, 1918-

 

91 letters, 1941-59

 

1 telegram, 1948

Scope and Content Note

Included also, a short biography, 1955.
 

Weisz, Paul Burg, 1919-

 

1 letter, 1948

 

Weld, LeRoy Dougherty, 1880-

 

2 letters, 1933 and 1938

 

Weller, Royal, 1905-

 

2 letters, 1946 and 1957

 

Wells, Nelson Alfred, 1892-

 

3 letters, 1935

 

Wheatcroft, E. L. E.

 

6 letters, 1937-38

Scope and Content Note

Re some of the research done in the 1930s on spark breakdown.
 

White, Addison Hughson, 1909-

 

1 letter, 1950

 

White, Harry James, 1905-

 

54 letters, 1935-59

Scope and Content Note

Included also, paper by him, Observation and Measurement of Pre-Breakdown Spark Currents, 1950.

See also Peterson, Thurman S.
 

White, Harvey Elliott, 1902-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copies of memos, Feb. 7, 1952 and Oct. 20, 1952, to him from Birge in Raymond T. Birge correspondence folder.
 

White, John Edward, 1907-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Nov. 15, 1949, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

White, Marsh William, 1896-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Aug. 2, 1954, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

White, Percival, 1887-

 

1 letter, 1935

 

Whitehead, John Boswell, 1872-1954

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Dec. 13, 1932, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Whitmer, Romayne Flemming, 1925-

 

3 letters, 1956

 

Whitney, Leon Fradley, 1894-

 

1 letter, 1927

Scope and Content Note

Re the American Eugenics Society, Inc.
 

Whitson, William Louis, 1912-

 

1 letter, 1946

 

Wijsman, Robert Arthur, 1920-

 

4 letters, 1947-57

 

Wilkinson, Denys Haigh, 1922-

 

1 letter, 1951

 

Williams, Evan Clifford, 1892-

 

1 letter, 1934

 

Williams, Robley Cook, 1908-

Scope and Content Note

Enclosure to letter, Je. 22, 1954, in William A. Nierenberg correspondence folder is a copy of a letter from him to Nierenberg.
 

Williams, William Howell, 1881-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Aug. 7, 1934, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters. Copy of a letter, Feb. 16, 1932, to him from Foote in Francis S. Foote correspondence folder.
 

Wilmot, Sydney, 1887-

 

1 letter, 1931

 

Wilson, Edwin Bidwell, 1879-

 

3 letters, 1926-30

 

Wilson, Richard, 1926-

 

1 letter, 1952

 

Wilson, Robert Rathbun, 1914-

 

1 letter, 1936

 

Wilson, Stanley Davis, 1881-

 

1 letter, 1938

 

Winans, John Gibson, 1902-

 

1 letter, 1955

 

Winger, Ralph Edgar, 1891-

 

4 letters, 1932-34

 

Wolfenstein, Lincoln, 1923-

 

1 letter, 1954

 

Wolff, Irving, 1894-

 

2 letters, 1948

 

Womer, Robert Leroy, 1909-

 

1 letter, 1952

 

Wood, Robert Williams, 1868-1955

 

1 letter, n.d.

 

Woodcock, Alfred Herbert, 1905-

 

2 letters, 1955 and 1958

 

Woods, Baldwin Munger, 1887-1956

 

1 letter, 1927

 

Workman, Everly John, 1899-

 

11 letters, 1934-56

 

1 telegram, 1956

 

Works, Carroll Newton, 1910-

 

1 letter, 1955

 

Wright, William Hammond, 1871-1959

 

4 letters, 1929-32

 

Wyckoff, Peter Hines, 1913-

 

1 letter, 1957

 

Wyckoff, Ralph Walter Graystone, 1897-

 

4 letters, 1934

 

Yant, William Parks, 1893-

 

2 letters, 1939

 

Yarnold, G. D.

 

1 letter, 1948

Scope and Content Note

Re research on energy distribution of electrons and ions in gases. Included also, his letter to the Physical Review, The Energy Distributions of Electrons and Ions in Gases, 1948.
 

Young, Clement Calhoun, 1869-1947

 

1 letter, 1929

 

Young, Robert Ralph, 1897-1958

 

2 letters, 1946

 

Young, Robert Thompson, 1908-

 

5 letters, 1941-53

 

Yust, Walter, 1894-1960

 

2 letters, 1945

 

Zartman, Ira Forry, 1899-

Scope and Content Note

No incoming letters; copy of letter, Oct. 12, 1932, addressed to him in Loeb's outgoing letters.
 

Zinszer, Richard Howard, 1910-

 

1 letter, 1942

 

ZoBell, Claude E., 1904-

 

2 letters, 1953-59

 

Zucker, Myron

 

2 letters, 1940

Scope and Content Note

Re the possibility of predicting where lightning will strike.
 

Zwicky, Fritz, 1898-

 

2 letters, 1930 and 1931

 

Zwolinski, Bruno John, 1919-

 

2 letters, 1954