MC.00.080 Leonard X. Finegold papers, 1960-2014

Leonard X. Finegold papers 1960-2014MC.00.080

Summary Information

Title
Leonard X. Finegold papers
Creator
Finegold, Leonard
Inclusive Dates
1960-2014
Extent
9.0 Cubic feet
Abstract
This collection contains the academic and professional papers of Professor of Physics Leonard X. Finegold, PhD. The majority of the collection consists of the records of the courses he taught at Drexel, including handouts, lectures, syllabi, labs and student surveys. The rest of the collection consists of Dr. Finegold's research notebooks and journals, proposals, professional correspondence, published articles by Dr. Finegold, and a large amount of photographic slides, as well as cartoons and humor related to his studies in the field of physics.
Call Number
MC.00.080
Language
English
Finding Aid Prepared By
Finding aid prepared by Laura Bees (November 2014)
Repository
W. W. Hagerty Library 3300 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 215.895.6706 archives@drexel.edu

Preferred Citation

Leonard X. Finegold papers, Drexel University Archives.

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Access and Use

Preferred Citation

Leonard X. Finegold papers, Drexel University Archives.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Drexel University--Faculty
  • Physics--Study and teaching
  • Religion and science

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Biographical Note

Dr. Leonard X. Finegold is originally from the United Kingdom, but has lived and worked in California, Colorado, Washington, DC and Philadelphia. In the late 1960's and early 1970's, Dr. Finegold worked at the University of Colorado in the Physics department, and at the University of California in the Biology department, before coming to Drexel, where he was a Professor of Physics for four decades. Dr. Finegold retired from teaching in 2014.

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Scope and content note

This collection contains the academic and professional papers of Professor Len Finegold, PhD. The majority of the collection consists of the records of scientific and theoretical courses taught in Drexel University's Department of Physics, including handouts, lectures, syllabi, notes, labs and student surveys. The rest of the collection consists of the records of his research activity, including his research notebooks and journals, proposals, professional correspondence, published articles by Dr. Finegold, and a large amount of photographic slides, as well as cartoons and humor related to his studies.

This collection has two main series, Academic and Professional. The former includes subseries pertaining to the particular subjects Dr. Finegold taught, while the latter is arranged into subseries for types of materials, including correspondence, slides, journals, proposals, and cartoons.

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Collection Inventory

Academic 

Evolution 

Cloning 2005, 2013 


    BoxFolder
Mixed materials   43
    BoxFolder
Text   33

BoxFolder

Biology and religion 2010 

311

Lectures 2005, 2011 


    BoxFolder
Mixed materials   312
    BoxFolder
Mixed materials   48

BoxFolder

Creationism, intelligent design 2005-2006 

44, 12

Notes and articles 2007 

46

Creationism lecture 2005 May 28 

413

Survey 2005 April 

415

Geology 

BoxFolder

YS Modules 1994-1996 

55

Geo 220 1989 Spring 

58

HiFi/Acoustics 

BoxFolder

Phys 106 High Fidelity 2010 Winter 

61

Phys 480 Musical Acoustics lectures 2009 Spring   2.0 folders

62-3

Phys 106 future plans 2004 

64

Digital 2001 

65

HiFi beginning 2002 

67

Sound articles 2003 

69

Handouts 2002   2.0 folders

610-11

HiFi archival 2002 

612

Phys 106 E2 2012 Winter 

927

Physics 

BoxFolder

Phys 112 lectures ca. 2008 

21

Phys 112 survey originals 2005 Winter 

22

Phys 153 lectures done 2008 Winter 

23

Phys 153 life sciences 2008 Winter 

24

Phys 112 labs ca. 2004 

25

Homeopathy 1999 

49

Wind/sand/shore study 2000 

416

A-bomb, Great Works course 2000 

52

Labs III 1995 Winter   Contains several zip disks

59

Phys 104 general physics II survey 2000 Winter 

510

Living Systems BMES 681 2000 Fall   3.0 folders

511-13

Mechanics TDEC 201 2002 Spring 

514

Phys III lectures 2003 Winter 

515

Phys 211 Phys III quizzes and exams 2003 Winter   2.0 folders

516-17

Phys 480 Life sciences 2004 

518

Phys 106 Reproduction 2003 Summer 

66, 8

Phys 480 How things work 2006 Winter 

71

Phys 135 introduction 2011-2012 

91

Chapters 2-16 2008-2013   21.0 folders

92-22

Labs 2011 

923

Things don't work undated 

925

Phys 135 Reviews undated   2.0 folders

928-29

Phys 135 EO undated 

929

Notes and comics undated 

930

Science and Religion 

BoxFolder

Syllabus 2014 Spring 

31

Exam 2014 April 

32

Miracles 2014 

34

Prayer 2004, 2014 


    BoxFolder
Mixed materials   35
    BoxFolder
Text   42

BoxFolder

What is Science? 2014 

36

Martian introduction undated 

37-8

137 lecture and exam undated 

39

Notes and articles 2003, 2007-2008 

310, 21-23

Handouts 2004-2007 


    BoxFolder
Text   45, 14
    BoxFolder
Mixed materials   314, 24

BoxFolder

Introduction ca. 2011 

315

Cartoons and articles 2007 

316-17

137 survey 2010 

318

Lectures 2010 

319

Faye Flam syllabus 2004 

320

Mini grants 2005 

47

Religion articles 1999-2000 

410

Life in the universe 2001 

411

Sainthood 2003 

51

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Professional 

Cartoons and humor 1979-2005   8.0 folders


    BoxFolder
Mixed materials   11-8
    BoxFolder
Mixed materials   313

Correspondence 1984-1996   2.0 folders


    BoxFolder
Mixed materials   926
    BoxFolder
Mixed materials   115

Box

Journals ca. 1970   12.0 volumes

Scope and content note

Handwritten notes, formulas, graphs. Articles, letters, and pictures taped or tucked inside

8

Proposals 

BoxFolder

Science and Religion Course Competition 2001 

41

National Science Foundation The Microscopic Movement of Granular Matter 1997 May 30 

418

Research 

BoxFolder

Recycling Humans 1991-1994 

19

Magazine advertisments 1998-1999 

110

Magnetic therapy 2003-2006   2.0 folders

111-12

Gert Rapp and Frank Richter presentation 1994   2.0 folders

113-14

Cargese conference 1997 

417

Harvard Assessment Seminars 1990-1991 

53

Epidemology 2000 

54

Seniors and giving talks 2000   2.0 folders

56-7

Brain drain 1971 

72

Random Space Filling Problems 1960, 1974 

73

Running 1978 

74

Published articles by Dr. Finegold 1969-1986 

116

Maria Goeppert Mayer stamp 2011 

924

E. Leon Watkins Visiting Professorship Lecture Series poster 1977-1978 

117
Box

Slides ca. 1975   1.0 Box One Paige box with a smaller box inside.

Scope and content note

Dozens of slides, mostly labeled in boxes, some loose, some blank. Most are lecture slides of graphs and charts, some scenery and personal slides.

7

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