Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Department of Physics
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Robert J. Cashman earned Master of Arts (1930) and Ph.D. (1935) degrees in physics from Northwestern University. He joined the Northwestern faculty as assistant professor of physics, becoming professor in 1947. Cashman's research interests centered on photovoltaic, photoemissive and photoconductive cells. His papers fill 19 boxes and span the years 1929-1988. The papers are organized in six main categories: biographical materials, education files, correspondence, teaching files, research and...
Dates: 1928 - 1988
Abstract The Henry Crew Papers are arranged in two main categories: correspondence and diaries. Three folders of biographical materials precede the correspondence. Four folders of notebooks and one folder of publications and bibliographies follow the diaries. The papers richly document Crew's career and personal life from his graduate school days in the 1880's to his death at age 93 in 1953. Crew was an important figure in the development of experimental physics in the United States, as well as an...
Abstract This series concerns contractual work on infrared communication performed from 1945-1950 at Northwestern University's Department of Physics on behalf of the Navy Department, Bureau of Ships, Contract NObs 28373. Walter S. Huxford, Professor of Physics, served as Director. The series consists of Monthly Progress Reports, Memorandum Reports, and Summary Reports.
Abstract Fisher was a professor of physics at Northwestern University. His research interests included atomic structure and atomic spectroscopy (especially hyperfine structure and nuclear magnetic moments), physical optics, and nuclear structure and nuclear spectroscopy (“Low energy”).The Russell A. Fisher Papers fill seven boxes and span the period 1928-1988. The Papers are organized in six categories: biographical materials, education files, correspondence, teaching files, research files, and...
Abstract Clarence J. Overbeck was successively instructor (1927), assistant professor (1931), associate professor (1939) and full professor (1946) of physics at Northwestern University. His papers fill one and one half boxes, spanning the years 1933 to 1997. The bulk of the records consist of biographical materials, speeches, and lectures from his many years as a physics professor. Much additional biographical material is supplied by two autobiographies. The published proceedings from conferences on...