Cross, Charles R. (Charles Robert), 1848-1921
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence by and to Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) physics professor Charles Cross, who taught in the physics department 1870-1917. Included is correspondence on the acquisition of apparatus for the Rogers Laboratory of Physics, scientific research and teaching including correspondence with Elihu Thomson, photographs, and newspaper clippings about scientific instrumentation and early application of and experiments with the x-ray process. There is...
Dates: 1855 - 1913
Abstract This collection contains the personal correspondence of William Barton Rogers, the founder of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Family and professional correspondence, notes, articles, lectures, clippings, and drafts of articles on scientific topics, documents relating his philosophy on science and technology education, and many antecedent documents relating to the establishment and early years of MIT are included. An important part of the collection is drafts of...
Dates: 1804 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1834 - 1882