Brief account of family background and childhood; education: Stanford University from 1922; Munich spring and summer 1926 (Sommerfeld and Wentzel);
Topics discussed include: family background; von Hippel's time at Gottingen and lectures by Max Born and James Franck; his fellowship at Berkeley;
Developments in quantum mechanics, familiarity with the old quantum theory; Edwin C.
Interview focuses on Sproull’s career at Cornell University, his decision to become Provost, later President, of the University of Rochester, and h
Topics discussed include: family background; Slichter's time as a student at Harvard University; John Van Vleck; his time at the University of Illi
Slater leaves Harvard University for Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1930 (Karl Compton) to build up Physics Department there; work on qua
Born in London 1910; Childhood in Palo Alto, California; undergraduate at UCLA, Caltech, graduate school MIT (Slater, thesis advisor); 1936 to Bell
Family background, early schooling; undergraduate studies at Case Institute of Technology (B.S.