Accession UAA-1984-110 - UAA-1984-110

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0.19 m of textual records, 2 photographs

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Established at the same time that the University opened, the Department of Physics has conducted research in the area of astrophysics, geophysics, solid state physics, medical physics, nuclear physics and theoretical physics. It operates the Universityþs Observatory and houses two institutes, the Theoretical Physics Institute (founded 1960) and the Institute of Earth and Planetary Physics (1970). The Department is one of the contributors to the TRIUMF particle accelerator project located at the University of British Columbia. Professors: 1909-1912 [Mr.] Hargraves; 1912-1929 Robert William Boyle; 1929-1932 Stanley Smith (Acting); 1932-1942 Stanley Smith. Heads: 1942-1945 Robert James Lang; 1945-1948 George Otty Langstroth; 1948-1949 Robert James Lang; 1949-1964 Hugh Grayson-Smith. Chairs: 1964- 1967 Harry Schiff; 1967-1976 Jack T. Sample; 1973-1974 Ernest R. Kanasewich (Acting); 1976- 1980 W. John McDonald; 1980-[1985] Abdul Naim Kamal; [1985-1989] George Leslie Cumming; [1989] Abdul Naim Kamal (Acting); 1989- Henry R. Glyde.

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Photographs of students, staff and library (1967) and committee files (1968-1980)

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  • English

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accession register; index; file inventory

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DBRACEWELL 7.15.2009

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