Guide to the Papers of Allen L. King, 1863 - 2003Manuscript MS-1032

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Series 1, Papers, 1863-2003

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Box: 21, Dates: 1942-1973

Contains published articles by other authors, a notebook from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute containing notes on experiments, physics examinations, reprints of King's paper "Multiple Laser Beams for the Elementary Laboratory," various mass physics publications, correspondence regarding King's possible position as a radio technician in World War II, reports of the Visiting Scientists Program and Conferences for the Northern New England Academy of Science, and copies of the Dartmouth College Library Bulletin.

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Box: 22, Dates: 1935-1986

Contains a notebook of experiment notes from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, two composition books of research data from University of Rochester, one composition book of Thomas G. Behling, a research assistant to King, physics examinations, maps of Vermont and New Hampshire, miscellaneous physics notes and experimental data, Sanford C. Brown's "Comforts of a Rumford--Living Happily with Open Fireplaces," files on several people containing articles and letters authored by them, and files containing gathered information on fireplaces, stoves, wood, and various other topics.

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Box: 23, Dates: 1942-1971

Contains "Agfa Ansco, 1842-1942: 100 Years of American Photography," memoranda from the International Working Seminar on the Role of the History of Physics in Physics Education, alphebetized files on various people containing articles and letters authored by them, several physics newsletters and other publications, and the Department of Physics and Astronomy Graduate Students Handbook.

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Box: 24, Dates: 1944-1970

Contains miscellaneous physics newsletters, interdepartmental faculty correspondence, clippings and publications related to historical scientific apparatus, records and grant proposals of the Visiting Scientists Program, correspondence with the New Hampshire Academy of Science, several notepads containing carbon copies of orders placed, and physics exercises from courses.

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Box: 25, Dates: undated

A wooden case holding glass projection slides of instructional scientific images.

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Box: 26, Dates: undated

Contains six boomerangs.

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Box: 27, Dates: 1937-1993

Contains research on Dartmouth's medical history with emphasis on X-rays, maps of the world and town of Hanover, King's reports "Class VI Highways in the Town of Hanover, N.H.," and "Origin of Hanover's Old Roads," copies of his textbooks "Elementary Physics: Laboratory Manual and Workbook" and "Mechanics of Elastic and Flow Processes," lecture notes for a talk at Braunschweig University, a collection of his writings on historical scientific apparatus and their exhibition, a binder of reprints of several of his papers, notes for his Theromphysics and Optics courses, a binder of handwritten and typewritten versions of his papers, King's correspondence as part of the Gravestone Restoration Committee and Hanover Historical Society, his paper "Comparison of Michroholographic Methods" written with J.T. Walton and Walton's thesis "An Investigation of Holographic Microscopy," and two photographs of the 1944 Physics Department and a U.S. Naval Training Unit at Dartmouth.

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Box: 28, Dates: 1933-1974

Contains his Master's diploma from Dartmouth, handwritten and published reprints of several of his articles, a revised edition of his "Elementary Physics: Laboratory Manual and Workbook," correspondence regarding and corrected drafts of his article "Heat" for the Encyclopedia Americana, and thirteen notebooks containing notes on physics courses, grade records, and miscellaneous physics topics.

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Box: 29, Dates: 1986-2003

Contains King's autobiographical writings "Tale of a Comet: Commemorating the Return of Halley's in 1986," "My Education," "Fifty Years of Volunteer Activities," "My Career," and "My Retirement," as well as his obituary from the Valley News.

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Box: 30, Dates: 1939-1976

Contains a composition book with course materials for Physics 33, another composition book with notes on George W. Daniel's project on rubber and tissue elasticity, a typewritten draft of "Some Consequences of the Brownian Motions of Bacteria and their Flagella," a binder containing a collection of reprints of his articles as well as some loose reprints, a bound manuscript "A Mechanism for the Origin of Specifically Oriented Textures in Development--Special Reference to Nitella Wall Texture" and a printed version of the same, a Dartmouth Alumni Magazine from 1976, lecture notes on "Fluid Dynamics with Applications to Oceans," material from the 1967 American Association of Physics Teachers High School Award to the Hanover Junior-Senior High School, course materials from Physics 2 and a freshman seminar "The Quantum Revolution and its Aftermath," a list of publications by King, and miscellaneous correspondence, including some regarding a trip to Germany and England to study.

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