Alfred Alexander Dixon Papers 1909-1939

Creator
Dixon, Alfred Alexander
Size
0.025 linear feet
Location

For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Special Collections Research Center Reference Staff.

Call number
MSS 00045

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.

Physical description

0.05 archival storage box

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.

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.

Faculty Data Cards 1937-1938
Folder 5
Letter from Chancellor Harrelson to Dixon announcing his promotion from Associate Professor to Professor October 20, 1936
Folder 5
Photograph of Dixon, [no date]
Folder 5
Newspaper Obituary 1939
Folder 5
Engineering School Faculty Resolution of Respect November 6, 1939
Folder 5
Valentine received by Mrs. Dixon as a child, [no date]
Folder 5
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
Folder 5
Class Schedule Card 1937
Folder 5
Program of the 37th Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Academy of Science, and the Spring Meeting of the American Chemical Society 1938
Folder 5
Reprints
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
Folder 5
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

This collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice.

For more information contact us via mail, phone, or our web form.

Mailing address:
Special Collections Research Center
Box 7111
Raleigh, NC, 27695-7111

Phone: (919) 515-2273

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.