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Anderson, John A. (John Augustus) 1876-1959

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Works: 23 works in 46 publications in 1 language and 308 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Sources  Archives  History 
Roles: Other
Classifications: QC437, 541.342
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Absorption and emission spectra of neodymium and erbium compounds by John A Anderson ( Book )
3 editions published in 1907 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the effect of the groove form on the distribution of light by a grating by John A Anderson ( Book )
3 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The spectrum of electrically exploded wires by John A Anderson ( Book )
2 editions published in 1920 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wave-length in astronomical interferometer measurements by John A Anderson ( Book )
1 edition published in 1922 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Application of Michelson's interferometer method to the measurement of close double stars by John A Anderson ( Book )
1 edition published in 1920 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A method of investigating the Stark effect for metals, with results for chromium by John A Anderson ( Book )
1 edition published in 1917 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The vacuum spark spectrum of calcium by John A Anderson ( Book )
1 edition published in 1924 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ronchi's method of optical testing by John A Anderson ( Book )
1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
General characteristics of electrically exploded wires, by J.A. Anderson and Sinclair Smith by John A Anderson ( Book )
2 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fitting the commerce course of the high school and junior college to the needs of the community by John A Anderson ( )
2 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Addenda of Francis Gladheim Pease by F. G Pease ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, printed material and ephemera all related to astronomer Francis Gladheim Pease, his astronomy work, and the telescopes he designed. There are 13 letters by George Ellery Hale as well as a copy of an offprint of "Building the 200-Inch Telescope" by Hale (originally published in Harper's Magazine, November 1929). There is an offprint of "The Spectra of Four of the Temporary Stars" written by Pease and Walter S. Adams (published in Contributions from the Mount Wilson Solar Observatory No. 87 in 1914). The correspondence includes several prominent individuals including: Giorgio Abetti, Walter S. Adams, John A. Anderson, Andrew Carnegie (typed copy), Edward H. Davis, Elmer Grey, George Ellery Hale, Fred E. Harvey, Herbert E. Ives, Thornwell Jacobs, George Wharton James, Helen Keller (photocopy of letter), Albert A. Michelson, Robert A. Millikan, James R. Page, F. E. Wright, and the Bausch & Lomb Optical Company. There is also one letter addressed to Thomas Edison. The manuscripts include several items by F. G. Pease including a "Figuring Book" which contains his work on various telescopes and contains blueprints and a manuscript entitled "Notes on a 25-Foot Reflector."
Papers, 1914-1951 by John A Anderson ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The John A. Anderson Papers were transferred to the Caltech Archives by the Astronomy Department in 1974. They comprise the working papers of Anderson and, to some degree, of the Observatory Council. Included is correspondence, much of it connected with technical matters relating to the Palomar telescope. Major correspondents are: George Ellery Hale (1928-1936, director); Clyde McDowell (1935-1938, engineer); Russell Porter (1929-1932, designer and architect). Other types of material include drawings, blueprints, photos; calculations and technical data; reports; reprints; and documents relating to solar observation and spectroscopy
The obsorbtion spectra of solutions of certain solts of cobalt, ... and in mistures of water with the other solvents by Harry Clary Jones ( Book )
1 edition published in 1909 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Application of Michelson's interferometer method to the measurement of close double stars by John A Anderson ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
An experimental study of the quartz source-projector of the supersound by National Research Council (U.S.) ( Book )
2 editions published in 1919 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Copy of the final report prepared by the special laboratory at the Throop College of Technology. Committee members: John A. Anderson, Harold D. Babcock, and Harris J. Ryan. Blueprints and photographs included. Re World War I research on supersound submarine detection
Visual measurements of the polarization of the solar corona by Josef J Johnson ( Book )
1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
by John A Anderson ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Correspondence, calculations, drawings, and photos, relating chiefly to Palomar Observatory and Anderson's work on the instrument and optical design of the telescope. As Executive Officer of the Observatory Council from 1928 to 1948, Anderson corresponded extensively with George E. Hale and the Rockefeller Foundation, whose International Education Board funded the $6.5 million project. Much of the correspondence resulted from Anderson's work on the instrument and optical design of the telescope
A study of electrically exploded wires by Sinclair Smith ( Book )
1 edition published in 1924 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Effects of heat and ultra violet light on selected finishes by John A Anderson ( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Anderson, John Augustus, 1876-
Languages
English (46)