Scope and Contents
In the course of his research and teaching, Henry A. Rowland collected an extensive library of reprints on a variety of subjects. The reprints from the the period, 1793-1900, number over two thousand. Rowland arranged for the reprints to be bound according to the following subjects: Electricity, Heat, Liquids, Mechanics, Gases, Apparatus and Methods, Physics of the Earth, Solids, Chemistry, Accoustics, and Light. An index of articles is bound into the front of each bound volume.
- Creation: 1793-1900
- Rowland, Henry Augustus, 1848-1901 (Person)
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Collection is open for use.
Conditions Governing Use
Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.
Henry Augustus Rowland (1848-1901) was a first professor of physics at the newly founded Johns Hopkins University in 1876, a post he held until his death in 1901.
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Henry Augustus Rowland (1848-1901) was a first professor of physics at the newly founded Johns Hopkins University in 1876, a post he held until his death in 1901. Rowland collected an extensive library of reprints (1793-1900) on a variety of subjects, including: Electricity, Heat, Liquids, Mechanics, Gases, Apparatus and Methods, Physics of the Earth, Solids, Chemistry, Acoustics, and Light.
The collection of reprints was formerly part of the Henry Augustus Rowland Papers (MS.0006). They were removed from MS.0006 in November 1995 and processed as a separate collection.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These reprints were donated in July 1991 by Elizabeth Rowland Mayor, Henry Rowland's granddaughter.
Finding aid prepared by Joan Grattan in November 1995.
- Rowland reprints
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- Finding aid written in English
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