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Allen King papers

MS-1032
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1032
The Allen L. King papers document King’s heavy involvement with physics, both as a professor at Dartmouth College and an active member of the physics community at large. It contains many of his papers on physics research and experiments, both in draft and printed form. Dartmouth-related materials include exams and course notes from his teachings, as well as evidence of his work assembling the clock and historical scientific apparatus exhibition at the college. In addition, King’s membership in numerous physics organizations is documented, with special emphasis on his outreach to high school physics teachers, done partly through the Visiting Scientists Program, and his work setting up various conferences, especially the International Working Seminar on the Role of the History of Physics in Physics Education.

Dates

  • 1863 - 2003

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

47 linear ft. (30 boxes)

Overview

Allen L. King, born 1910, Dartmouth College physics professor. Contains academic papers, drafts, exams, course notes, correspondence, and professional membership information. The collection documents King’s heavy involvement with physics, both as a professor of the science at Dartmouth and an active member of the physics community at large.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA