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  1. The Desert Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution of Washington: History and Achievements

    William Grovenor McGinnies was an arid lands ecologist, educator; University of Arizona Assistant Professor, 1927-1929, Associate Professor, 1930-1932, Acting Head of the Botany Department, 1932-1935, Director of Lab Tree Research, 1960-1964, Director of ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-18 12:01

  2. Annual Reports of the Experiment Station

    Typescript (original and carbon) with photographs. Included materials: Photographs Manuscript Subject Area: Agriculture History of Science Collection Area: University of Arizona 1916 to 1924 Number: AZ 447 ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-18 13:18

  3. Letters Regarding the Russell Process

    Edward H. Russell was the inventor of the process for extracting silver from raw ore by lixiviation, using hyposulphite. This procedure was first successfully introduced in September 1884 at Silver Reef, Utah. Carbons of letters in bound letter copying ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 11:28

  4. Terah L. Smiley Papers

    Correspondence, reports and articles concerning Smiley’s faculty career at the University of Arizona,  as director of the Tree-Ring Laboratory, and as director of the Geochronology Department, as well as his work on committees of various regional, ...

    Molly Stothert-... - 2017-08-24 10:47

  5. Willis E. Lamb Jr. papers

    Personal and professional papers of Nobel laureate Willis Lamb including publications, correspondence, research materials, memorabilia and extensive digital assets, mostly on obsolete media relating to a computational physics project. Subject Area: ...

    Molly Stothert-... - 2018-05-21 16:36

  6. Robert McMillan Radial Velocity papers

    Robert S. McMillan materials documenting the Radial Velocity Project of the University of Arizona Lunar and Planetary Laboratory. The project developed and used a spectrometer to detect the reflex Doppler shift of solar-type stars orbited by Jupiter-sized ...

    Molly Stothert-... - 2019-04-01 14:32

  7. Ewen Whitaker Papers

    Papers of astronomer Ewen Whitaker (1922-2016), expert on the geography of the moon (selenography). Contains correspondence, project files, extensive photographs and maps, and other materials related to NASA lunar missions (Ranger, Apollo, Surveyor, Lunar ...

    Molly Stothert-... - 2019-04-02 15:16

  8. Krzysztof M. Serkowski papers

    Papers of Krzysztof M. Serkowski, Research Professor in the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory at the University of Arizona and Astronomer at the Steward Observatory. Includes biographical materials, unpublished essays, and eight observation logs and lab ...

    Molly Stothert-... - 2019-04-03 10:32

  9. Elizabeth Roemer papers

    Papers of astronomer Elizabeth Roemer (1929-2016), specialist in astrometry of comets, asteroids, and minor planets, and Professor Emeritus of the University of Arizona Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, Department of Planetary Science and Steward ...

    Molly Stothert-... - 2019-04-04 11:18

  10. Hugh H. Smith, M.D., Collection

    medical books were given to the University of Arizona Library in 1958 by Hugh H. Smith, M.D., Research Professor of Microbiology and Medical Technology. The collection was transferred to the College of Medicine Library in the summer of 1969. The works ...

    Molly Stothert-... - 2019-04-04 11:59

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