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Guide to the Colgate University Department of Physics and Astronomy records

A1131

1929-1991


Descriptive Summary

Identification: A1131


Creator :Colgate University. Department of Physics and Astronomy.


Title: Colgate University Department of Physics and Astronomy records


Dates: 1929-1991


Extent: 2.2 cubic feet


Language: English



Collection is open for research; however, special restrictions may apply to portions of this collection in accordance with the Colgate University Archives policy on restricted records. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives for further information.


Scope and Contents note

This collection contains records of Colgate University's Department of Physics and Astronomy. It includes departmental correspondence and newsletters; brochures advertising public events; photographs; a departmental history written in 1939; and lab manuals, syllabi, readings, and other course material.

Subjects

Annual reports.
Astronomy--Study and teaching.
Brochures.
Memorandums.
Photographs.
Physics--Study and teaching.
Syllabi.

Contents List

Box 1 Folder 1
1929-1964; 1939
Correspondence and newsletters; departmental history
Box 1 Folder 1
1929; 1930-1941
Student research paper; letters of recommendation for faculty
Box 1 Folder 2
1938-1947
Paul E. Gleason correspondence, including letters of recommendation for students and faculty
Box 1 Folder 3
1972-1977, undated
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 4
1973-1977
Fliers and brochures for seminars and public lectures
Box 1 Folder 5
circa 1969-1976
Slides - exploration of space
Box 1 Folder 6
1947-1948
Radio committee material
Box 1 Folder 7
1939
Physics at Colgate - history
Box 1 Folder 8
undated
Manuscript on bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Box 1 Folder 9
1963
Reedy computer program instruction sheets
Box 1 Folder 10
1942
Seminar on high-voltage power supply - student reports
Box 1 Folder 11
1981-1991
Student internship papers
Annual reports
Box 1 Folder 12
1980
Annual report
Box 1 Folder 13
1991
Annual report
Photographs
Box 1 Folder 14
mid 1900s
American Physical Society meeting photographs (Dick Broussard)
Box 1 Folder 15
circa 1940s-1960s
Student and faculty photographs
Box 1 Folder 16
1940s, undated
Telescope photographs
Box 1 Folder 17
1965
Astronomy student and faculty photographs
Box 1 Folder 18
1933, 1956
Astronomy photograph, clipping, and open house announcement
Box 1 Folder 19
undated
Smithsonian display of old instruments from Colgate's Department of Physics
Aurora project
Box 1 Folder 20
1958
W.M. Fairchild Aurora project correspondence, calculations, and report
Box 1 Folder 21
1958 April-May
Aurora project notes (students?)
Box 1 Folder 22
1958 June
Aurora project notes (students?)
Box 1 Folder 22
1959-1960
Aurora Project notebook (student?)
Box 1 Folder 23
1959 Summer
Aurora project reports (students?) with photographs
Box 1 Folder 24
1960 Summer
Aurora project report (student?)
Box 1 Folder 25
1960-1961
Aurora project reports (students?); notes from a National Science Foundation colloquium
Box 1 Folder 26
1961 Summer
Aurora project report (students?)
Box 1 Folder 27
1963 July
Handbook for the Aurora Sky Camera at Colgate
Box 1 Folder 28
1963 July
Camera instructions and data calculation worksheets
Box 1 Folder 29
1964 Summer
Aurora project report (students?)
Box 1 Folder 30
1964 September
Aurora project report (students?)
Box 1 Folder 31
1964-1965
Aurora project report (students?)
Box 1 Folder 32
1965 Summer
Aurora project reports (students?)
Box 1 Folder 33
1965 December
Aurora project report (student?)
Course material
Box 2 Folder 34
1967-1980
Astronomy 101-102 lab manuals; astronomy observation guides (1 of 4)
Box 2 Folder 35
1967-1980
Astronomy 101-102 lab manuals; astronomy observation guides (2 of 4)
Box 2 Folder 36
1967-1980
Astronomy 101-102 lab manuals; astronomy observation guides (3 of 4)
Box 2 Folder 37
1967-1980
Astronomy 101-102 lab manuals; astronomy observation guides (4 of 4)
Box 2 Folder 38
1976 Fall; 1966-1971
Astronomy 253 lab manual; Astronomy 313-314 course outlines
Box 2 Folder 39
1944 Spring
Intro to General Physics lab manual
Box 2 Folder 40
1979
Physics introductory notes, by Charles Holbrow
Box 2 Folder 41
1973-1979
Physics lab instructions and worksheets
Box 2 Folder 42
1978-1979
Physics of Living in Space (Holbrow) course materials
Box 2 Folder 43
1972-1973
Physics 111-112 course materials
Box 2 Folder 44
1974-1975
Physics 111-112 course materials
Box 2 Folder 45
1976
Physics 111-112 course materials
Box 2 Folder 46
1976-1981
Physics 111-112 course materials
Box 2 Folder 47
1977-1979
Physics 123 lab manuals
Box 2 Folder 48
1980-1981
Physics 123 lab manuals
Box 3 Folder 49
1980-1981
Physics 124 lab manuals
Box 3 Folder 50
1966-1979
Physics 201, 202, 203, 204, and 217 course materials
Box 3 Folder 51
undated
Physics 204: The Interpretation of Nature and the Psyche (Vic Mansfield) course materials
Box 3 Folder 52
undated
Physics 204: The Symbolic Quest (Vic Mansfield) course materials

Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries

Processing

Finding aid prepared by Allyson Smally, February 2014.

Citation

[Identification of item (Author, Title, and Date of item if known)], A1131, Colgate University Department of Physics and Astronomy records, Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries.



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