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A Guide to the Thomas Fauntleroy Ball Papers 1902-1960 Ball, Thomas Fauntleroy, Papers 12711-b

A Guide to the Thomas Fauntleroy Ball Papers 1902-1960

A Collection in the
Special Collections
The University of Virginia Library
Accession Number 12711-b


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Repository
Special Collections, University of Virginia Library
Accession number
12711-b
Title
Thomas Fauntleroy Ball Papers 1902-1960
Physical Characteristics
This collection consists of ca. 200 items.
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

See the University of Virginia Library’s use policy.

Preferred Citation

Thomas Fauntleroy Ball Papers, 1902-1960, Accession #12711-b, Special Collections Dept., University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.

Acquisition Information

This collection was made a gift to the University on 1969 August 4 by Mrs. Thomas Fauntleroy Ball Willis.


Biographical/Historical Information

University of South Carolina, B.S., electrical engineering, University of Virginia, M.S.,1919; University of Virginia Instructor, Adjunct Professor and Assistant Professor of Physics, 1916-1922; also, taught at the University of South Carolina and headed the physics department, United States Naval Academy.

Scope and Content Information

The collection consists of the personal and professional papers of Thomas Fauntleroy Ball including: articles; business correspondence; genealogical material regarding the Venable family; correspondence and papers dealing with cancer research at Johns Hopkins University; writings while at the University of South Carolina and Hughes Aircraft Company; testimonials for Samuel Reynolds Pritchard of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute; notes and notebooks; and newspaper clippings.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically.


Contents List

Article by Raynond J. Seeger 1959
Box: 1
Articles Written by Thomas Fauntleroy Ball 1934-1956
Box: 1
Business Correspondence of Thomas Fauntleroy Ball 1930-1940
Box: 1
Business Correspondence of Thomas Fauntleroy Ball 1941-1960
Box: 1
Cancer Investigations at Johns Hopkins University: Appendices 1952
Box: 1
Cancer Investigations at Johns Hopkins University: Correspondence 1952
Box: 1
Cancer investigations at Johns Hopkins University: Miscellaneous Material 1952, 1955, n.d.
Box: 1
Cancer Investigations at Johns Hopkins University: Proposal 1952
Box: 1

(2 copies)

Genealogical Material re: Venable family 1902
Box: 1
An Introduction to Nuclear Physicsby Thomas Fauntleroy Ball 1957
Box: 1
Laboratory Experiments in Direct and Alternating Currentsby Thomas Fauntleroy Ball 1940
Box: 1
Material re: Samuel Reynolds Prichard 1929-1932
Box: 1
Notebook of Thomas Fauntleroy Ball--"Elements of Tensor Calculus: vol. 1-2" 1915-1916
Box: 2
Notebook of Thomas Fauntleroy Ball--"'Principles of Elementary Statistical Mechanics,' by Josiah Willard Gibbs" 1917
Box: 2
Notebook of Thomas Fauntleroy Ball--"Dynamics--Physics" 1917
Box: 2
Notebook of Thomas Fauntleroy Ball--"Atomistics" 1924
Box: 2
Notebook of Thomas Fauntleroy Ball--"The Classical Laws of Radiation" 1924
Box: 2
Notebook of Thomas Fauntleroy Ball--"Lectures in Physical Chemistry, by Debye: vol. 1-3" 1925
Box: 2
Notebook of Thomas Fauntleroy Ball--"Miscellaneous Lectures: vol. 1-4" 1924
Box: 2
Notebook of Thomas Fauntleroy Ball--"Collidal Chemistry Applied to Geology" n.d.
Box: 3
Notebook of Thomas Fauntleroy Ball--" God and Man at Yale, William F. Buckley, Jr." ca. 1950-1951
Box: 3
Notebook of Thomas Fauntleroy Ball--"Theory of Relativity: vol. 1-3" n.d.
Box: 3
Notebook of Thomas Fauntleroy Ball--"(1) Lectures; (2) Problems in Thermodynamics" n.d.
Box: 3
Notes of Thomas Fauntleroy Ball 1929, n.d.
Box: 3
Personal Papers 1941
Box: 3
Printed Material 1931-1952, n.d.
Box: 3
The Public and Its Utilitiesby Thomas Fauntleroy Ball 1931
Box: 3
"Some Facts About Public Utilities," a collection of articles, by Thomas Fauntleroy Ball 1938
Box: 3