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- Adams, Edwin P. (Edwin Plimpton), 1878-
- Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
- Edwin Plimpton Adams Papers
- Manuscripts Division
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- 3 boxes and 1.35 linear feet
- Storage Note:
- ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1-3
Consists of writings, correspondence, notebooks, and printed matter of Princeton physicist Edwin Plimpton Adams relating to Meteor Crater (formerly Coon Mountain) in Arizona and the Elliptic Function Formula.
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists of writings, correspondence, notebooks, and printed matter of Adams relating to Meteor Crater (formerly Coon Mountain) in Arizona and the Elliptic Function Formula. There are typescripts of reports, lectures, and correspondence, including letters by Daniel Moreau Barringer, vice-president of the Meteor Crater Exploration & Mining Company, Henry Norris Russell, F. R. Moulton, and Elihu Thomson. Papers of others include six lectures on mathematical rheology by Markus Reiner.
- Collection Creator Biography:
Adams, Edwin P. (Edwin Plimpton), 1878-
Edwin Plimpton Adams taught physics at Princeton from 1903 to 1943.
- Processing Information:
The contents list was compiled by Rafael Abrahams in June 2010.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
- Conditions for Reproduction and Use:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
- Credit this material:
Edwin Plimpton Adams Papers; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Permanent URL:
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA(609) 258-3184