Personal papers of J. D. Stranathan
Stranathan taught Physics at the University of Kansas from 1920-1969. This collection consists of compass parts, slide rulers, an old calculator, and two scrapbooks compiled when Stranathan retired as department chairman in 1964.
- Creation: 1920 - 1969
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These materials are stored in the KU Annex off-site storage area.
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Biography of J. D. Stranathan (1898-1981)
James Docking Stranathan received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering in 1921 and his M.S. in 1924, both from the University of Kansas. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1928. Stranathan joined the KU faculty in 1920, reaching full Professor status in 1934. From 1941-1964 he served as Chairman of the Department of Physics. He retired in 1969 and passed away in 1981.
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Annex (Contact Spencer Library Public Services)
- Guide to the J. D. Stranathan Collection
- Personal papers of J. D. Stranathan
- Finding aid prepared by ad, 2005. Finding aid encoded by ad, 2005. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2021.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English.
- Finding aid permalink
- Preferred citation
Personal papers of J. D. Stranathan, University Archives, PP 335, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas