Found in 111 Collections and/or Records:
Robert Larimore Pendleton (1890-1957) was a soil scientist and professor of geography at Johns Hopkins University. The collection consists of two bound reports: "Soils and Land Use in Peninsular Siam," by Pendleton, and Pendleton's copy of "Soil Series Bibliography," by Charles F. Shaw and Mark Baldwin. The reports span 1938-1949.
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.
Rufus Isaacs was a mathematician and the creator of a field of mathematics called differential games. The collection consists of conference material, correspondence with colleagues, reprints of articles, a photocopy of his first paper on differential games from the Rand Corporation, and a draft of the preface for the 1965 edition of "Differential Games." Materials span in date from 1941 to 1975.
The collection of astronomer, chemist, and environmental activist, Sally H. Dieke, consists largely of papers from her teaching career and her work with local environmental groups, which range in date from 1886 to 1989.
Samuel Grant Oliphant (1864-1936) was a Classics scholar and professor of Greek and Sanskrit who studied at Johns Hopkins University. The collection is formed by 43 notebooks containing the student notes recorded by Samuel Grant Oliphant during his graduate studies at Johns Hopkins University from 1902 to 1907.