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Arthur H. Compton

Physicist, Educator (10-Sep-1892 — 15-Mar-1962)


Arthur H. Compton. The Cosmos of Arthur Holly Compton. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1967. 468pp.

Arthur H. Compton. Atomic Quest: A Personal Narrative. Oxford University Press. 1956. 370pp.


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  6. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.227)

  7. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.155)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.149)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.335)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.216)

  11. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.147)

  12. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.450)

  13. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography (p.141)

  14. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.120)

  15. The Biographical Dictionary of World War II (p.103)

  16. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.105)

  17. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.112)

  18. Legends in Their Own Time (p.53)

  19. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.124)

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