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Roland C. Hawes Papers, 1908-1997

Creator:
Hawes, Roland C. 1908-1999
Author:
Applied Physics Corporation
Cary Instruments
Subject:
Cary, Howard
Beckman, Arnold O
George, Kenyon
Duffield, Jack J
National Technical Laboratories
Beckman Instruments, Inc
Applied Physics Corporation
Cary Instruments
Varian Associates
Aviv & Associates, Inc
Physical description:
14.5 cu. ft.: 45 boxes
Type:
Correspondence
Collection descriptions
Blueprints
Photographic prints
Photographs
Diazo prints
Pencil works
Drawings
Place:
California
Date:
1908
1997
1908-1997
20th century
1930-1950
1890-1920
Notes:
The career of Roland C. Hawes, born Oct. 4, 1908, Riverside, California, began in chemical analysis and led him into the scientific apparatus and instruments industry, where he worked in the field of spectrophotometry. B.S., chemistry, California Institute of Technology, 1930. He died in 1999.
Summary:
Correspondence, handwritten notes and sketches, memorandum reports, catalogs, printed material, patent documents, drawings, blueprints (original and diazo copies), and photographs document Hawes's work in the field of immunnassay, spectrophotometry, scientific apparatus and instruments industry, and administrative duties at Applied Physics Corporation/Cary Instruments.
The bulk of the papers consist of materials found in Series 2: Research files A-Z, 1913 (1927-1990) (4.5 cubic feet). Series 5: Cary Instruments 1937-1992 (4 cubic feet) and Series 6: Consulting, 1908-(1939-1992) (3.5 cubic feet).
Cite as:
Roland C. Hawes Papers, 1908-1997, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Scientific apparatus and instruments industry
Spectrum analysis
Spectrophotometry
Inventions
Inventors
Engineers
Local number:
1997.3139 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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