Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Willard L. Severinghaus Papers, 1895-1947

Series II: Arranged materials

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Box 2 Examinations, circa 1901-1903

Box 2 Memorabilia

Box 2 Notes

On physics, travel, financial affairs, and other topics.

Box 2 Notebook from biology study at Baldwin-Wallace College, 1903-1904

Box 2 High school notebooks

Box 2 Notebooks on mathematics, science, and zoology

Box 2 Notebook and travel diary, 1927

Box 2 Notebook on physics, student lists, etc.

Box 2 Receipts for equipment and lab supplies

Box 2 "Scientific Laboratories the Length and Breadth of North America"

Box 2 Travel Itinerary, 1940

Box 2 "Trial and Error", 1932

Box 3 Subject file: American Physical Society, 1939-1940

Box 3 Subject file: Lightning

Box 3 Subject file: Miller, Dayton C. "The Spirit and Service of Science", 1936

Box 3 Moores Hill College Teaching Materials

Box 3 Moores Hill - Glee Club, Activities, etc.

Box 3 Telephotographs

Box 3 Biographical files, 2 folders

Box 3 Frances Orr Severinghaus biographical file

Box 3 Newspaper clippings - Physics, etc., circa 1928-1940

Box 3 Willard Leslie Severinghaus photographs, 2 folders

Box 3 Photographs of Severinghaus and family (some from childhood)

Box 3 Photographs of Frances Orr Severinghaus

Box 3 Photographs of Cavendish research, 1926

Box 3 Photographs of home and family, including painting

Box 3 Photographs of laboratory equipment

Box 3 Photographs of "Leonardo da Vinci Aircraft" exhibit

Box 3 Photographs of scientists and laboratory equipment (Leyden)

Box 3 Miscellaneous photographs

Box 4 Books from Severinghaus's library, 12 Volumes

Box 4 Lantern slides for a lecture on lightning, 24 items

Box 4 Card files: student names and quiz grades, 1905-1906

Box 5 Books from Severinghaus's childhood library, 5 Volumes

Box 5 Glass slides for a lecture on thermodynamics, 6 items

Box 5 Notebooks, mostly from childhood and college, 7 items

Box 6 Central German Methodist Episcopal Church: Book of disbursement records, 1930-1933

Box 6 Central German Methodist Episcopal Church: Minutes of the Central German Conference, 1929

Box 6 Central German Methodist Episcopal Church: Record Book: Baptisms and Marriages, 1889-1938

Baptism records, 1889-1938; Marriage records, 1890-1938.

Box 6 Severinghaus, A. E.: Biographical material

Box 6 Severinghaus, A. E.: Alpha Epsilon Delta award material

Box 6 Severinghaus, C. E.: correspondence regarding Central German Methodist Episcopal Church

Box 6 Severinghaus family correspondence

Box 6 Severinghaus family printed material

Box 7 Severinghaus, C. E.: diaries, datebooks, and memoranda, 1902-1979

Box 7 Severinghaus, J. F.: diaries, datebooks, and memoranda, 1902-1979

J. F. Severinghaus was the father of Willard L. Severinghaus.

Box 8 Severinghaus, C. E. last will and testament

Box 8 Central German Methodist Episcopal Church Conference photograph, 1911

Box 8 Tomkinson, Laura E. Twenty Years' History of the Woman's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Cincinnati: The woman's home missionary society of the Methodist Episcopal Church., 1903, 1 Volumes

Box 8 Book of Psalms

Box 9 Diplomas and awards