MC.00.019 J. Theodore Peters correspondence, 1959-1964

J. Theodore Peters correspondence 1959-1964MC.00.019

Summary Information

J. Theodore Peters correspondence
Inclusive Dates
2.0 folders
Call Number
W. W. Hagerty Library 3300 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 215.895.6706

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Access and Use

Access Restrictions

Four letters discussing student recommendations and placement are closed to researchers. The rest of the collection is open for use.

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Controlled Access Headings


  • Correspondence

Personal Name(s)

  • Peters, J. Theodore


  • Drexel Institute of Technology--Faculty
  • Physics--Study and teaching
  • Spectrum analysis

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Biographical/Historical note

Professor J. Theodore Peters was an Assistant Professor of Physics at Drexel starting in 1958, with a focus in spectroscopy. He was born in 1905 in Friendsville, Tennessee. He received his undergraduate degree from Ealham College in 1926 and his masters of science from Penn State University in 1930. Professor Peters was also an activist for peace in the late 1960's.

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Scope and content note

This collection consists of one folder of incoming and outgoing (carbon copy) correspondence of J. Theodore Peters, Assistant Professor of Physics. The papers include both internal Drexel memoranda and external correspondence, particularly with suppliers of scientific equipment.

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