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Palmer, Frederic, 1878-1967.
Oral history interview with Frederic Palmer, Jr., 1963 January 26.
Education Phillips Academy; Harvard University; Haverford College as Dean; Ph.D. from Harvard 1913; American Physical Society (APS) member from 1905; Cleveland meeting; December 1930; Homer Dodge becomes president and Palmer vice-president of the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) and representative on APS council; American Institute of Physics (Karl T. Compton); Palmer president of AAPT in 1933, AAPT Journal with Duane Roller as editor; secondary teachers in AAPT; APS and AAPT relations; Palmer proposes Book on demonstration experiments, Palmer finances project secretly; McGraw-Hill publisher; the Oersted Medal (William. S. Franklin); Palmer on "multiple choice" testing. Also prominently mentioned are: Harold DeForest Arnold, Homer Levi Dodge, Paul Ernest Klopsteg, C. J. Lapp, Dayton C. Miller, Floyd K. Richtmyer, Marshall Ney States, Richard Sutton, and W. S. Webb.
Died 1967
Compton, K. T. (Karl Taylor), 1887-1954.
Dodge, Homer L. (Homer Levi), 1887-1983
Klopsteg, Paul E. (Paul Ernest), 1889-
Palmer, Frederic, 1878-1967.
Richtmyer, F. K., (Floyd Karker), 1881-1939.
Roller, Duane Emerson, 1894-
States, M. N. (Marshall Ney)
Webb, William S.
American Association of Physics Teachers.
American Physical Society.
Harvard University.
Haverford College.
McGraw-Hill Publishing Co.
Multiple-choice examinations.
Physics -- Societies, etc.
Physics -- Study and teaching.
Physics -- Teaching demonstrations.
Physics teachers.
Societies -- History, organization, etc.
Teaching -- Methodology.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Transcripts. aat
Arnold, Harold DeForest.
Franklin, William S.
Lapp, Claude J.
Miller, Dayton Clarence, 1866-1941.
Sutton, Richard Manliffe, 1900-1966.
Shaughnessy, Donald F., interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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