Biographical Memoirs V.53
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Biographic Memoirs Volume 53 contains the biographies of deceased members of the National Academy of Sciences and bibliographies of their published works. Each biographical essay was written by a member of the Academy familiar with the professional career of the deceased. For historical and bibliographical purposes, these volumes are worth returning to time and again.


  • Biography and Autobiography — Biographies

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400 pages | 6 x 9
ISBN: 978-0-309-03287-2

Table of Contents

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Front Matter i-viii
Roger Adams 1-47
Alfred Blalock 48-81
Ira Sprague Bowen 82-119
Ralph Erskine Cleland 120-139
William David Coolidge 140-157
Alfred Edwards Emerson 158-177
Ralph Waldo Gerard 178-211
John Heysham Gibbon, Jr. 212-247
Chester Ray Longwell 248-263
Alfred Sherwood Romer 264-295
John Clarke Slater 296-321
Stephen P. Timoshenko 322-349
Richard Baldwin Turner 350-365
David Locke Webster II 366-400
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National Academy of Sciences. Biographical Memoirs V.53. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 1982.

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