Alfred Alexander Dixon Papers 1909-1939

Creator
Dixon, Alfred Alexander
Size
0.025 linear feet (1 folder, 1 flatfolder)
Call number
MSS 00045
Access to materials

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Copies of digital files will be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request.

The Alfred Alexander Dixon Papers includes faculty data cards, diplomas, journal reprints, a photograph, an obituary, and other materials related to Dixon's personal life and career.

Alfred Alexander Dixon (1885-1939) served as a professor of Physics at North Carolina State College from 1917 to 1939.

Biographical/historical note

Alfred Alexander Dixon (1885-1939) was a native of Alamance County, North Carolina. He served as a professor of Physics at North Carolina State College from 1917 to 1939. Dixon received a B.S. from Guilford College in 1909, an M.A. from Haverford College in 1911, and a Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1930. His wife was the former Inez Wilson.

Scope/content

The Alfred Alexander Dixon Papers includes faculty data cards, diplomas, journal reprints, a photograph, an obituary, and other materials related to Dixon's personal life and career.

Use of these materials

North Carolina State University does not own copyright to this collection. Individuals obtaining materials from the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections Research Center are responsible for using the works in conformance with United States copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Alfred Alexander Dixon Papers, MSS 00045, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Alfred A. Dixon, Raleigh, North Carolina, May 28, 1970; July 1, 1970.

Processing information

Processed by Special Collections staff, 2004; updated by Susan C. Rodriguez, 2015 November.

Faculty Data Cards 1937-1938
Legal box MSS 2, Folder 00045-1
Letter from Chancellor Harrelson to Dixon announcing his promotion from Associate Professor to Professor October 20, 1936
Legal box MSS 2, Folder 00045-1
Photograph of Dixon, [no date]

A photocopy of this photograph is housed with the Alfred Alexander Dixon Papers; the original photograph is housed in the University Archives Photograph Collection (UA 023.024).

Legal box MSS 2, Folder 00045-1
Newspaper Obituary 1939
Legal box MSS 2, Folder 00045-1
Engineering School Faculty Resolution of Respect November 6, 1939
Legal box MSS 2, Folder 00045-1
Valentine received by Mrs. Dixon as a child, [no date]
Legal box MSS 2, Folder 00045-1
Cover page of Dixon's Ph.D. Thesis from Cornell, "A Study of the Relation of the Intensity of Fluorescence to the Concentration in the Case of Solid Solutions," February, 1930
Legal box MSS 2, Folder 00045-1
Class Schedule Card 1937
Legal box MSS 2, Folder 00045-1
Program of the 37th Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Academy of Science, and the Spring Meeting of the American Chemical Society 1938
Legal box MSS 2, Folder 00045-1
Reprints
Legal box MSS 2, Folder 00045-1
Bulletin of the American Physical Society February 2, 1937
"Elementary Instructions for Operating the Slide Rule - Manheim Type," 1928
"The Absorption of Liquid and Solid Solutions of Rhodamin-B in a Mixture of Alcohol and Collodian," by A.A. Dixon,"The Journal of the Optical Society of America", Vol. 21, No. 4 April, 1931
"The Study of the Relation of the Intensity of Fluorescence to the Concentration in the Case of Solid Solutions," by A.A. Dixon,"The Journal of the Optical Society of America", Vol. 21, No. 4 April, 1931
"The Ionizing Potentials of Gases," by A. Ll. Hughes and A.A. Dixon,"The Physical Review", Vol. 10, No. 5 November, 1917
Oversized Diplomas
B.S. from Guilford College 1909
Flat folder 1
M.A. from Haverford College 1911
Flat folder 1
Ph.D. from Cornell University 1930
Flat folder 1

Access to the collection

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Copies of digital files will be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request.

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Mailing address:
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Alfred Alexander Dixon Papers, MSS 00045, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

North Carolina State University does not own copyright to this collection. Individuals obtaining materials from the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections Research Center are responsible for using the works in conformance with United States copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.