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Frederic Palmer lecture notebooks, 1940-1941

Description of Collection


American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives.

Papers created by

Palmer, Frederic, 1878-1967

Size of collection

0.25 linear feet
1 manuscript box(s)

Short description of collection

Lecture notebooks of Frederic Palmer.

Language(s) of collection


Collection number:


Biographical Note

Physicist (spectroscopy). On physics faculty at Haverford College from 1904; physicist, Franklin Institute, 1945-1958; and president, American Association of Physics Teachers, 1933-1935.

Scope and Contents of Collection

Typed lecture notes for two courses taught by Frederic Palmer at Haverford College: General College Physics and Atomic Physics.

Restrictions on Use and Access

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.


Palmer, Frederic, 1878-1967


Haverford College

Subject terms

Physics. Study and teaching.

Genre terms

Lecture notes

Organization and Arrangement of Collection

This collection is organized into a single series:

  • Series I: Lecture notebooks

Processing Information

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

Binders removed during processing.

Preferred Citation of Collection

Box [number], Folder [number], Frederic Palmer lecture notebooks. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library & Archives, College Park, MD 20740, USA.

Administrative Information


Finding Aid to the Frederic Palmer lecture notebooks, 1940-1941


American Institute of Physics Niels Bohr Library & Archives

One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740


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: Lecture notebooks

Box 1 Folder 1 Lecture notes in Physics 2, based on a survey of physics by F. A. Saunders, 1940-1941
Folder 2 Haverford College lecture notes in Physics 3, undated