Pickering, Edward C. (Edward Charles), 1846-1919
- Existence: 1846 - 1919
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
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 39080022077207]
Scope and Contents of the Collection A highlight of this collection is the lecture outlines and problem sets for courses in physics taught by Charles E. Pickering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology between 1867 and 1869. Lecture topics include hydrodynamics, hydrostatics, mechanics, heat, and optics. Notes include some student lists and grades. The collection also includes several articles and a pamphlet authored by Pickering about activities at the Harvard College Observatory. There is also biographical materials as...
Dates: 1867 - 1922