2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Whitney, Willis Rodney, 1868-1958--Correspondence.

  1. Irving Langmuir papers, 1871-1957

    32,000 items. 107 containers plus 4 oversize. 42.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chemist. Correspondence, diaries, experimental notebooks, writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous material containing data that led to scientific developments such as the gas-filled incandescent lamp, the high vacuum power tube, atomic hydrogen welding, and screening smoke generators for the armed forces. Includes material on cloud seeding experiments and smoked bathythermograph records obtained at Lake George, N.Y. Also includes material relating to Langmuir’s student years.

  2. William W. Coblentz papers, 1883-1960

    350 items. 10 containers. 3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and physicist. Correspondence, diary, writings, bibliography, notes, notebooks, biographical material, awards, photographs, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material relating chiefly to Coblentz's work in the fields of infrared spectroscopy and to the application of radiometry to astronomical problems.