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|Abstract||E. Percival (Exum Percival) Lewis (1863-1926), native of Edgecombe County, N.C., was a professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley. The collection includes the personal and professional correspondence of Lewis with other physicists in Europe, Canada, and the U.S., and with manufacturers of optical instruments.|
|Creator||Lewis, E. Percival (Exum Percival), 1863-1925.|
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E. Percival (Exum Percival) Lewis (1863-1926), native of Edgecombe County, N.C., was a professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley.Back to Top
The collection includes personal and professional correspondence of E. Percival Lewis with other physicists in Europe, Canada, and the United States, and with manufacturers of optical instruments. Some topics include Lewis's work with the Division of Physical Sciences of the National Research Council,t he acquisition of scientific equipment, and the arrangement of guest lectures. Correspondents include E. Rutherford, Max Mason, George E. Hale, John Merriam, N. A. Lorentz, A. S. Eddington, George B. Pegram, J. A. Anderson, J. H. Moore, and Z. A. Merfield.Back to Top
Processed by: SHC Staff
Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007
Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, March 2009
This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.Back to Top