William F. Meggers home movies [motion picture], 1927-1957.

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William F. Meggers home movies [motion picture], 1927-1957.

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Meggers, William F. (William Frederick), 1888-1966.

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16 film reels

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Home movies of William F. Meggers, photographed over a 30-year period. These films, taken by Meggers, include family milestones, first steps, birthdays, graduations, family reunions, as well as coverage of his local and international travels, for pleasure, as well as for professional meetings: meeting of August 19, 1927 with Pieter Zeeman, Taco Luite de Bruin, and Johannes van der Waals in Amsterdam; meeting of August 21, 1927 with Heinrich Kayser at the Physiks Institute in Bonn; meeting of August 29, 1927 with James Franck and Richard Chace Tolman at the Physikalisches Institut in Göttingen; visit to the International Bureau of Weights and Measures in Paris, September 12, 1927; meeting with Friederich Paschen at the Physikalisches-Technisches Reichanstalt, Berlin, June 1928; coverage of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) meeting in Leiden, July 1928, and IAU meeting in Cambridge, Massachusetts, September 1932 where attendees included Georgio Abetti, Harold Babcock, George ... Read More

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American Institute of Physics - Niels Bohr Library and Archives

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College Park

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