Department of Physics
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The collection contains papers of academic departments, including Interdepartmental, Sciences, Languages, and Social Sciences. The collection has publications, syllabuses, source notes, department records and memos, photographs, and material on departmental clubs.
Overview Gladys Amelia Anslow, a member of the Smith College Class of 1914 and, later, a Smith professor, was the first woman to work with the cyclotron ("atomic whirligig to smash the atom") at UC Berkeley. She worked with fellow Smith physicist Dorothy Wrinch on a "spectrochemical study of protein molecules for the eventual production of synthetic foods and drugs" under a grant from the Office of Naval Research, the first research grant of its kind at Smith College. Her papers contain photographs,...