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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the Benjamin Shackelford Papers 1913-1915

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Shackelford, Benjamin. Papers

Dates:

1913-1915

Size:

.5 linear (1 box)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Benjamin Shackelford, student. The Benjamin Shackelford papers consist of lecture notes taken while Shackelford was a graduate student in Physics at the University of Chicago (1915-1917). The collection includes notes from classes given by Frederick Lindemann, Albert Abraham Michelson, Robert Andrews Millikan, Arthur Lunn, and Gilbert Bliss.

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Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Shackelford, Benjamin. Papers, [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Biographical Note

Benjamin Estill Shackelford was born in Richmond, Montana. He received his A.B. from the University of Montana in 1912. Shackelford went on to study mathematics and physics at the University of Chicago, receiving his Ph.D. In 1916 under the direction of Robert Milliken. Shackelford's thesis was titled, "Temperature and Blackening Effects in Helical Tungsten Filaments."

Scope Note

The Benjamin Shackelford papers consist of lecture notes taken while Shackelford was a graduate student in Physics at the University of Chicago (1915-1917). The collection includes notes from classes given by Frederick Lindemann, Albert Abraham Michelson, Robert Andrews Millikan, Arthur Lunn, and Gilbert Bliss.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Box 1   Folder 1

Lindermann Notes, 1913

Box 1   Folder 2

Radiation Notes, 1913

Box 1   Folder 3

Vector Analysis Notes, 1914

Box 1   Folder 4

Bliss, Complex Variables Notes, 1914

Box 1   Folder 5

Michelson, Physical Optics Notes, 1914

Box 1   Folder 6

Michelson, Electromagnetic Theory Notes, 1915

Box 1   Folder 7

Michelson, Electromagnetic Theory Notes, Spring 1915

Box 1   Folder 8

Bliss, Definite Integrals Notes, 1915

Box 1   Folder 9

Milliken, Thermodynamics Notes, 1915

Box 1   Folder 10

Milliken, Kinetic Theory Notes, 1915

Box 1   Folder 11

Lunn Notes, 1915

Box 1   Folder 12

Milliken, Electron Theory Notes, 1915

Box 1   Folder 13

Alternating Currents Notes, 1916

Box 1   Folder 14

Michelson, Wave Motion Notes, 1916