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Charles Munroe Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0253-UA
Abstract Dr. Charles E. Munroe (1849-1938), the inventor of smokeless powder, had a distinguished career, both nationally and internationally. After graduating summa cum laude from Harvard in 1871, he continued on as an assistant professor of chemistry until 1874. In 1874 he left Harvard to become professor of chemistry at the United States Naval Academy, where he remained for twelve years. From 1886-92 he was chemist at the United States Naval Torpedo Station and war College. Between 1892 and 1898, Dr....
Dates: 1823 - 1936; Majority of material found within 1874 - 1936

Donald R. Lehman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2292-UA
Overview Dr. Donald R. Lehman (1940-) served more than thirty-eight years as a faculty member and administrator at The George Washington University. Dr. Lehman's major roles at the University included Chair of the Physics Department, founder of the Center for Nuclear Studies, Associate Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies, and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs. Materials in the collection date from 1964 to 2000, with the bulk of the material dating between 1970 and 1995. The...
Dates: 1964-2000; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1995

William Halsey and Mary Price correspondence collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2268
Overview This collection contains more than 300 letters sent between William Halsey and Mary Price from 1916-1918. Halsey was an engineering professor at GW and Price was a personal secretary in Swarthmore, PA. Throughout the time the letters were written, Halsey and Price dated, got engaged, and married. The letters provide insight into love and courtship in the early 20th century and discuss events like the 1916 presidential election and World War I.
Dates: 1916-1918