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Holton, Gerald James.
Oral history interview with Gerald Holton, 1977 January 11.
Professor Holton shares his recollections of developments within the department of physics since he first came to Harvard as a student in the 1940s. He discusses his teachers and colleagues at Harvard, including Percy W. Bridgman, Edwin Kemble, Philip Frank, John Van Vleck, Kenneth Bainbridge, Philippe LeCorbeiller, Wendell Furry. This interview was done in the interest of compiling a history of the Harvard University physics department in the mid-20th century.
Professor of physics and professor of history of science, Harvard University.
Holton, Gerald James.
Bainbridge, Kenneth T. (Kenneth Tompkins), 1904-1996.
Bridgman, P. W. (Percy Williams), 1882-1961.
Frank, Philipp, 1884-1966
Furry, W. H. (Wendell Hinkle), 1907-
Kemble, Edwin C. (Edwin Crawford). 1889-
Le Corbeiller, Philippe, 1891-
Van Vleck, J. H. (John Hasbrouck), 1899-
Harvard University. Department of Physics.
Harvard University. Dept. of Physics -- Faculty.
Harvard University. Dept. of Physics -- History.
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Sopka, Katherine Russell interviewer.
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American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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