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Biographical Memoirs: Volume 50

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Biographical Memoirs

Volume 50 (1979)



Biographic Memoirs: Volume 50 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.


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National Academy of Sciences. 1979. Biographical Memoirs: Volume 50. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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416 pages | 6 x 9

Table of Contents

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Front Matter i-viii
Title Page 1-1
Detlev Wulf Bronk 2-87
Vannevar Bush 88-117
Rufus Cole 118-139
Wallace Osgood Fenn 140-173
Paul Darwin Foote 174-195
William Zev Hassid 196-231
Frank Lappin Horsfall, Jr. 232-267
Otto Laporte 268-285
Philip DuryeƩ McMaster 286-309
Maria Goeppert Mayer 310-329
Arnold Rice Rich 330-351
Richard Edwin Shope 352-375
William Hammond Wright 376-396
Acknowledgments for the Photographs 397-398

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