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Harold Brown papers, 1941-1950

Series I: Harold Brown papers, 1941-1950

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Class work


Chemistry & Chemical Engineering



Box 1 Folder 1 Chemistry II, 1944 March-April


Box 1 Folder 2 Chemistry 4, 1943 February-April


Box 1 Folder 3 Chemistry 4 lab reports, 1943 February-April

(H.R. Crist's "A Laboratory Course in General Chemistry," completed lab reports for Mr. Glickman)


Box 1 Folder 4 Chemical Engineering 6, 1944 May-June

(Assignments, review sheets, class notes)


Box 1 Folder 5 Chemical Engineering 6 lab reports, 1944 May-June

(Microstructure of various metals and alloys, galvanic protection, salt spray test)


Colloquium on Important Books


Box 1 Folder 7 Notes from Homer to Tacitus, 1944

(Includes paper on the character of Socrates' opponents in the Platonic dialogues. Taught by Dr. Chiappe and Dr. Householder.)


Contemporary Civilization


Box 1 Folder 6 Contemporary Civilization A1 and A2 course materials, 1943-1945

(Assignment sheets, review questions, exams, notes. Also includes materials from Philosophy 161 and Hygiene A1-A2.)


Box 1 Folder 8 Notes from Medieval Society to the French Revolution, 1944


Electrical Engineering


Box 1 Folder 9 Physics EE1 Electricity and magnetism, 1943-1944


Box 1 Folder 10 Physics EE3, 1944 August-October


Mathematics


Box 1 Folder 11 Math 5, 1943 July-October

(Prof. Murray. Exams and graded problem sets)


Box 1 Folder 12 Math 6A, 1943 November-December

(Accelerated sequence of Math 6A and 7 for Navy students; quizzes, assignments, problem sets)


Box 1 Folder 13 Math 7, 1944 January-February

(Lecture notes, assignments, quizzes, problem sets)


Box 1 Folder 14 Math 22R, 1943 February-April

(Prof. Smith. Exam blue books and lecture notes)


Box 1 Folder 15 Math 163, 1940s

(The Real Number System)


Box 1 Folder 16 Math 164, 1940s

(Notes and course bibliography)


Physics


Box 1 Folder 17 Physics I and II, 1943 July-October


Box 1 Folder 18 Physics 4, 1944

(Dr. Melvin Avramy)


Box 1 Folder 19 Physics 7, 1944


Box 1 Folder 20 Physics 8, 1944


Box 1 Folder 21 Physics 11, 1944


Box 1 Folder 22 Physics 109 Light, 1940s

(Prof. Hermon Waldo Farwell)


Box 1 Folder 23 Physics 113 Thermodynamics, 1944 October


Box 1 Folder 24 Physics 118 Alternating-current circuits and electronics, 1945 August-September


Box 1 Folder 25 Physics 125 Introduction to theoretical physics, 1944 October-December

(Prof. Willis E. Lamb)


Box 1 Folder 26 Physics 135 Atomic physics, 1940s


Box 1 Folder 27 Physics 204 Analytical dynamics, elasticity and hydrodynamics, 1945

(Prof. Willis E. Lamb)


Box 1 Folder 28 Physics 215 Electromagnetic theory, 1940s

(Problems in Electromagnetic Theory)


Box 1 Folder 29-30 Physics 216 Electromagnetic theory, 1946-1947, 2 folders

(Prof. Willis E. Lamb's dittoed course notes)



Box 2 Folder 1 Physics 218 Physical optics, 1948 February

(Problems in Geometrical Optics)


Box 2 Folder 2 Physics 224 Partial differential questions of physics, 1940s


Box 2 Folder 3 Physics 236 Statistical mechanics, 1940s


Box 2 Folder 4 Physics 237 Quantum mechanics, 1945


Box 2 Folder 5 Physics 237-238 Quantum mechanics lecture notes, 1945-1946

(Notes by A. Nordsieck)


Box 2 Folder 6 Physics 240 Applied quantum mechanics, 1940s


Box 2 Folder 7 Physics 248R, 1947


Box 2 Folder 8 Physics 249, 1940s


Box 2 Folder 9-11 Physics 257 Nuclear physics, 1949, 3 folders

3 folders


Box 2 Folder 12 Physics 258 Nuclear physics, 1945-1946

(Prof. John R. Dunning)


Box 2 Folder 13 Physics 270, 1940s


Box 2 Folder 14 Physics 271 Field theories of nuclear forces, 1940s


Box 2 Folder 15 Physics 301, 1940s


Box 2 Folder 16 Physics lab reports, 1943 June-July


Box 2 Folder 17 Physics notes, 1948-1949


Box 2 Folder 18 Physics notes, 1948-1950

(Includes 1950 letter to Prof. Philip Morrison (Cornell) sharing Brown's and Prof. C.S. Wu's calculations.)


Box 2 Folder 19 Physics notes, 1940s


Box 2 Folder 20 "Notes for a Physics Colloquium on the Scattering of Fast Neutrons", 1940s


Box 2 Folder 21 Physics tests and quizzes, 1944-1950

(Questions only. Physics 4, 1944; Physics 514, 1950, Physics, 517, 1950)


Notebooks


Box 2 Folder 22 Electromagnetic theory, 1940s


Box 2 Folder 23 Nuclear physics, 1940s


Box 2 Folder 24 Quantum mechanics, 1940s


Box 2 Folder 25 Notes on the Atomic Energy Commission meeting, Chicago, 1948


Publications


Box 2 Folder 26 Beta-Spectra of Gaseous A41 and 015 by Harold Brown and Victor Perez-Mendez, 1949

(Dissertation to be published.)


Box 2 Folder 27 Offprints, 1948-1950


Source books


Contemporary Civilization Source Book Part One



Box 3 Folder 1 Sections I-II, 1941


Box 3 Folder 2 Sections III-IV, 1941


Box 3 Folder 3 Sections VI-VII, 1941

(Section V is missing)


Box 3 Folder 4 Sections VIII-IX, 1941


Box 3 Folder 5 Sections X-XI, 1941


Manual for the Study of Contemporary Civilization Part One

(The Development of Western Institutions and Ideas)


Box 3 Folder 6 Sections I-IV, 1942


Box 3 Folder 7 Sections VI-VIII, 1942-1943

(Section V is missing)


Box 3 Folder 8 Sections IX-XII, 1942


Contemporary Civilization Source Book Part Two


Box 3 Folder 9 Sections I-II, 1942


Box 3 Folder 10 Sections III-IV, 1942-1943

(Section IV Revised 1943)


Box 3 Folder 11 Sections V-VI, 1942


Box 3 Folder 12 Sections VII-VIII, 1942-1943

(Section VIII Revised 1943)


Box 3 Folder 13 Sections IX-X, 1943


Box 3 Folder 14 Sections XI-XII, 1943

(Section XII Supplementary in 2 volumes)


Manual for the Study of Contemporary Civilization Part Two


Box 3 Folder 15 Sections I-III, 1943


Box 3 Folder 16 Sections IV-VIII, 1943


Box 3 Folder 17 Sections IX-X, 1943


Basic Readings in American Government


Box 3 Folder 18 Sections 1-2, 1942

(The Legal Foundations)


Box 3 Folder 19 Sections 3-4, 1942

(The Lawmaking Process, Executive Leadership)


Box 3 Folder 20 Sections 5-6, 1942

(Administrative and Financial Problems, American Foreign Relations)