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Title
Dr. Millikan using instrument to study the cosmic rays
Creator
Pierce, C.C. (Charles C.), 1861-1946
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Rights Information
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Public Domain. Release under the CC BY Attribution license--http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/--Credit both “University of Southern California. Libraries” and “California Historical Society” as the source. Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
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Description
Photograph of Dr. Millikan using instrument to study the cosmic rays, [s.d.]. At center, a seated man is visible hunching forward to the right. The man is wearing a large lab coat with a folded collar extending down to his knees. The man's thin hair is neatly parted and combed to the side. The man is looking down into the eyepiece of a large instrument. The cylindrical eyepiece is connected to a large drum base. At the top of the drum, a spherical dome can be seen extending to the right. Wires can also be seen running along the side of the drum. Description on the photo sleeve reads: "Dr. Millikan with Instrument Studying the Cosmic Ray, Copied December 1930".
Type
image
Format
1 photograph : photonegative, b&w
18 x 13 cm.
negatives (photographic)
photographs
Identifier
chs-m23340 [Legacy record ID]
CHS-49542
http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m23340
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-49542.jpg
Subject
Men
Telescopes
Astronomical instruments
Research facilities
Place
California
Los Angeles
USA
Source
49542 [Accession number]
CHS-49542 [Call number]
California Historical Society [Contributing entity]
Relation
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection, 1860-1960
USC
chs-m265

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