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Author: William W Coblentz
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Correspondence, journal, writings, notebooks, biographical material, financial records, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Coblentz's career as a physicist at the U.S. National Bureau of Standards. Coblentz kept the journal during a solar eclipse expedition to Sumatra, Indonesia, and his return through Europe in 1926. Writings include annotated copies of Coblentz's Man's Place in a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Cleveland Abbe; C G Abbot; George Ellery Hale; Dayton Clarence Miller; A H Pfund; Willis Rodney Whitney; Cleveland Abbe; C G Abbot; George Ellery Hale; Dayton Clarence Miller; A H Pfund; Willis Rodney Whitney
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William W Coblentz
OCLC Number: 71009860
Language Note: Collection material in English.
Description: 350 items. 10 containers. 3 linear feet.

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Correspondence, journal, writings, notebooks, biographical material, financial records, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Coblentz's career as a physicist at the U.S. National Bureau of Standards. Coblentz kept the journal during a solar eclipse expedition to Sumatra, Indonesia, and his return through Europe in 1926. Writings include annotated copies of Coblentz's Man's Place in a Superphysical World (1954) and From the Life of a Researcher (1951). Subjects include infrared spectroscopy, the application of radiometry to astronomical problems, stellar and planetary radiation, and psychic phenomena. Correspondents include Cleveland Abbe, C.G. Abbot, George Ellery Hale, Dayton Clarence Miller, A.H. Pfund, and Willis Rodney Whitney.

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