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Leonard B. Loeb student notebooks, 1914-1915

Description of Collection

Repository

American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives.

Papers created by

Loeb, Leonard B. (Leonard Benedict), 1891-

Size of collection

1.5 linear feet
3 manuscript box(s)

Short description of collection

Lecture notes were taken by Leonard B. Loeb while a student of Albert A. Michelson and Robert A. Millikan at the University of Chicago.

Language(s) of collection

English

Collection number:

AR174

Biographical Note

Physicist (electrical phenomena, gaseous electronics, atomic and molecular physics). On the physics faculty at University of California at Berkeley from 1923; consultant, United States Naval Ordnance Laboratory, 1945-1955; member, subcommittee on physics, National Research Council, 1928-1938. Died in 1978.

Scope and Contents of Collection

Lecture notes were taken by Loeb while a student of Albert A. Michelson, and Robert A. Millikan at the University of Chicago. Courses taught by Michelson include classes in mechanics and wave motion, physical optics, electromagnetic theory of light, electricity and magnetism, and optics. Courses taught by Millikan include electron theory, thermodynamics and radiation, "Physics 12," Physics 43," and quantum theory.

Restrictions on Use and Access

https://www.aip.org/history-programs/niels-bohr-library/item-request.

Selected Search Terms

These papers have been indexed in the International Catalog of Sources for History of Physics and Allied Sciences (ICOS) using the following terms. Those seeking related materials should search under these terms.

Persons

Loeb, Leonard B. (Leonard Benedict), 1891-
Michelson, Albert Abraham, 1852-1931.
Millikan, Robert Andrews, 1868-1953.

Institutions

University of Chicago.

Subject terms

Electricity.
Electromagnetic theory.
Electrons.
Light, Wave theory of.
Magnetism.
Mechanics.
Physical optics.
Quantum theory.
Radiation.
Thermodynamics.
Wave motion, Theory of.

Organization and Arrangement of Collection

This collection is organized into a single series:

  • Series I: Student notes

This series is arranged chronologically.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Lara D'Agaro in 2007.

Preferred Citation of Collection

Box [number], Folder [number], Leonard B. Loeb student notebooks. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library & Archives, College Park, MD 20740, USA.

Administrative Information

Title

Finding Aid to the Leonard B. Loeb student notebooks, 1914-1915

Publisher

American Institute of Physics Niels Bohr Library & Archives

One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740
USA
nbl@aip.org

2009

Encoding Information

Machine-readable finding aid encoded by Melanie J. Brown in 2007. Any revisions made to this finding aid occurred as part of the editing and encoding process.

Series I: Student notes

Box 1 Folder 1 Electron Theory III, Professor Robert Andrews Millikan, Spring 1914
Folder 2 Electron Theory III, Professor Robert Andrews Millikan, loose notes from notebook, Spring 1914
Folder 3 Mechanics and wave motion, Professor A.A. Michelson, Spring 1914
Folder 4 Electron theory, Professor Robert Andrews Millikan, Winter 1915
Folder 5 Electron Theory IV, Professor Robert Andrews Millikan, Winter 1915
Folder 6 Electron Theory IV, Professor Robert Andrews Millikan, loose notes from notebook, Winter 1915
Folder 7 Thermodynamics and radiation, Professor Robert Andrews Millikan, Spring 1915
Box 2 Folder 1 Electricity and magnetism, Professor A.A. Michelson, undated
Folder 2 Electricity and magnetism, Professor A.A. Michelson, loose notes from notebook, undated
Folder 3 Electromagnetic theory of light, Professor A.A. Michelson, undated
Folder 4 Kinetic Theory, notes mailed by M. Hines-Loeb, undated
Folder 5 Notes, Professor A.A. Michelson, undated
Folder 6 Mechanics and wave motion, undated
Folder 7 Physical Optics, Professor A.A. Michelson, undated
Folder 8 Physical Optics, Professor A.A. Michelson, loose notes from notebook, undated
Box 3 Folder 1 Physics 12, Professor Robert Andrews Millikan, undated
Folder 2 Physics 12, Professor Robert Andrews Millikan, loose notes from notebook, undated
Folder 3 Physics 35, Professor A.A. Michelson, undated
Folder 4 Physics 35, Professor A.A. Michelson, loose notes from notebook, undated
Folder 5 Quantum Theory, Professor Robert Andrews Millikan, undated
Folder 6 Quantum Theory, Professor Robert Andrews Millikan, loose notes from notebook, undated
Folder 7 Thermodynamics, Professor Robert Andrews Millikan, undated
Folder 8 Thermodynamics, Professor Robert Andrews Millikan, undated