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Edward Rhoads papers

Identifier: HC.MC-950-192

Scope and Contents

This collection includes six notebooks created by Edward Rhoads, primarily on physics. Also includes a photograph and a book of sketches.


  • 1892-1895, undated


Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical note

Edward Rhoads (1873-1903) was the son of William Gibbons Rhoads and Sarah Wistar Rhoads. He graduated from Haverford College in 1893 and received his Ph.D. in physics from Johns Hopkins University in 1898. After graduation, he was an instructor in physics at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute until he left to be a student at Cambridge University, England. Upon his return, he served as instructor in physics at Haverford College, 1901-03, and authored a paper on the effect of magnetization on iron. He drowned in 1903 while canoeing.


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Gift of Edward R. Potts, 1999.

Related materials

MC.950.155 Edward Rhoads correspondence

Processing Information

Processed by Mary A. Crauderueff; completed March 2016.


Edward Rhoads papers, 1892-1895, undated
Mary A. Crauderueff
March 2016
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