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Guide to the Department of Physics Records, ca. 1920-1962
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Contains correspondence files, budget materials, records of departmental meetings, material re research projects, instructional files.

Includes records from the chairmanships of E.P. Lewis, E.E. Hall, R.T. Birge and C. Helmholz.
The Department of Physics is as old as the University. The first professor of physics, John LeConte, was the first person elected to the original faculty (November 17, 1868). From 1876 to 1881 he also served as President of the University.
8 boxes (8 linear ft.)
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Collection is open for research.