Science and Technology
Found in 158 Collections and/or Records:
The collection contains papers of Chapman J. French, civil engineer employed by Norfolk & Western Railway from 1903 to 1950. It includes correspondence, memoranda, working notes, and specifications for projects as well as company and engineering department procedures. Also includes personal papers, largely relating to purchases for household and farm.
This collection contains German cosmologist Hermann Fricke's manuscript of "Eine Neue Sonnentheorie" from 1932 utilizes Sir William Siemens and William Herschel's ideas on sun spots and the solar corona to suggest new theoretical perspectives on the sun's relationship to the atmosphere.
The collection consists of Robert R. Gilruth's papers, notes, records, articles, photographs, awards, degrees, certificates, and artifacts from 1936-1989.
The Irving J. Good Papers, 1925-2004, consist of thirty-six bound volumes of photocopied articles reviews, interviews, correspondence, and lectures, created and complied by Good, a British mathematician and codebreaker during WWII, and Emeritus University Distinguished Professor at Virginia Tech. The collection also includes research notes, bibliographies of works, and correspondence.
The Melvin N. Gough collection spans from 1919 to 1971 and includes a wide variety of materials reflecting Gough's career as a test pilot, National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) administrator, and flight safety investigator. Types of materials include NACA and Advisory Group for Aerospace Research and Development (AGARD) reports and documents, articles, correspondence, notes and speeches, and newspaper and magazine clippings.
This collection includes the business ledgers--including a time book and three daybooks--attributed to Harrison Hagans, general store proprietor and iron furnace operator in Brandonville (Preston County), (West) Virginia.