Allis, William P. (William Phelps), 1901-1999
- Existence: 1901 - 1999
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract This collection documents the career of Philip Morse. Morse served on the faculty of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1931 to 1969 and was a leader in the field of operations research. The papers consist of biographical information; correspondence; notes; committee minutes; course material; reports; trip diaries; manuscripts; research data and graphs; and reprints and other printed material. The collection also includes a series of administrative records of the Massachusetts...
Dates: 1927 - 1980
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection contains course notes and other teaching materials from classes Allis taught in physics at MIT, including Historical Development of Physics (8.471), 1939-1940. Professional correspondence includes technical exchanges about research in plasma physics and gaseous electronics, as well as professional material about scheduling presentations, meetings, and conferences, 1929-1979. Also includes reprints of Allis's writings from 1924 to 1979 on subjects including wave theory,...
Dates: 1924 - 1989