MSS 00045 Guide to the Alfred Alexander Dixon Papers, 1909 - 1939

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[Folder 5] Bulletin of the American Physical Society, February 2, 1937
[Folder 5] "Elementary Instructions for Operating the Slide Rule - Manheim Type,", 1928
[Folder 5] "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
[Folder 5] "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
[Folder 5] "The Ionizing Potentials of Gases," by A. Ll. Hughes and A.A. Dixon, "The Physical Review", Vol. 10, No. 5, November, 1917
[Flat Folder 1] B.S. from Guilford College, 1909
[Flat Folder 1] M.A. from Haverford College, 1911
[Flat Folder 1] Ph.D. from Cornell University, 1930


Dixon, Alfred Alexander


0.025 Linear feet

General Physical Description note

0.05 archival storage box


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Acquisitions Information

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


Processed by: Special Collections Staff; machine-readable finding aid created by: Valerie Gillispie; updated by Aaron Cusick

Scope and Content Note

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.

Biographical 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.

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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, North Carolina.

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