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Childhood interests and family background; undergraduate at Dartmouth College (1911-15), graduate research on vacuum spark spectra under Millikan at Univ. of Chicago (1915-17,1918-19); faculty positions at Univ. of Michigan (1919); role of Randall at Michigan in continuation of vacuum spark work; WWI optical work for Bureau of Ordnance (1917-18); research interests directed to atomic spectra and structural analysis as result of work with Paschen at Univ. of Berlin (1926,1931), impressions of Paschen’s laboratory and intellectual ferment at the Univ.
Arrival in the U.S. in 1930; comparison of social, scientific, general intellectual climates in U.S and Europe; early interest in nuclear physics, relationship with graduate students; beta decay, compound nucleus model, Breit-Wigner formula, early shell model; review articles by Bethe; relation of early meson theory to nuclear physics; nuclear forces; charge independence; journal literature of physics ca.