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Published: 13 September, 2023  Author: admin


a Neve rt G-S- ALC JeoweleVve Professor 1.G.Cow & for his Royal Society Memoir of Chapman. Professor Cowling explanatory letter about the material is enclosed in Item 2. mainly of biographical information assembled 3 mm inere 18 nce ea @ Cowling. oes S SMmali number of letters ae. 7° Bre tela 9 pm tiie oh eae exchangs oe betwe VETWE CY Chapman's printed and manuscript work is collected in various and institutes in the United Stetes. A detailed memorandum on the locati the collection appears on pages ~y of the career a full list of Chapman's Honours appears in the Royal Society Memoir Item 1,pp 73 — 74 Royal Technical Institute,Salford (now University of Salford) Manchester University,B.Sc.Ingineering (1907) ,Mathematics (1908) Trinity College,Cambridge 1910 1913 1914, 1928 1931 1934 1946 4 Senior AssistartRoyal Observatory, Greenwich 1916 1919 1919 1922 1924. Smith's Prizeman, Cambridge Fellow of the Royal Society Bakerian Lecturer,Royal Society Greenwich Observatory (Honorary) Adams Prize Essay,Cambridge University Professor of Mathematics,Imperial College, London Professor of Mathematics,Manchester University Marries K.N.Steinthal (d. 1967) Research Fellow (non—res sident) Trinity College, Cambridge Lecturer ,Trinity College, Cambridge biographical essays. Advisory Scientific Director, Geophysical Institute ,Alaska Sedleian Professor of Natural Philosophy, Oxford m his friends;a volume of tributes,with auto- High Altitude Observatory, Boulder, Colorado Fellow of Queen's College,Oxford ;ernational Geophysical Year also 1968 Sydney bed f Copley Medal,Royal Society. toyal Medal,Royal Society oe nising Comnittee 28 May 1971 MEMO TO: Walter Roberts FROM: Keith Watson Ki / SUBJECT: Disposition of Sydney Chapman's Scientific Materials The disposition of Sydney Chapman's scientific papers, books, Prior to any action being taken this plan was circulated to Dr. Syun-Ichi Akasofu and Dr. Keith has been made according to the following journals, correspondence, etc. plan. Mr. Cecil Chapman - Sydney's son, B. Mather of and all the items. the Geophysical Institute of the On iaeenety of Alaska, Dr. Gordon Newkirk of have expressed their agreement with the proposed dispositicn of the High Altitude Observatory. These people 1) The complete collection of scientific papers authored by Sydney and his collaborators has been sent to Institute, University of Alaska, for archiving. will microfilm the papers, and one copy of the film will kept at HAO. cost of the microfilming. HAO and the Institute will share equally the the Geophysical The Institute be Scientific papers (reprints) by other authors but belonging to Sydney have been sent to the Geophysical Institute. Duplicate copies of Sydkey's authored papers have been kept by HAO as part of the organizations reprint files for distribution tq those requesting them. Hard bound old books that belonged to Mrs. Katherine Chapman have been sent to Cecil Chapman. Books authored by Sydney, i.e., Geomagnetism and Mathematical Theory of Non-Uniform Gases, which were his personal copies used at HAO have been sent to Cecil Chapman in England. The remaining scientific books have been distributed as needed first to the HAO library, then to the NCAR library, and then to the Geophysical Institute. filming. The complete correspondence files have been sent to the Geophysical archived. one copy of the film will Institute will share equally the expense of the micro- The Institute will microfilm the files, and Institute where they will be permanently be kept at NCAR. HAO and the Certain Pe Y sonal files have been removed and destroyed by Doris Fisher at the request of Cecil Chapman. Certain other files relating to the Geomagnetic Source Knapp have been sent Book that was being jointly authored by Sydney and David G. Survey, Rockville, Maryland. This Chapman's concurrence, to allow Mr. nearly finished manuscript for the book. Knapp to complete the Knapp at the National Ocean step was taken, with Cecil Mr. to Access to the archived correspondence files may be granted to qualified historians or biographers, but Cecil Chapman requests that the Family be notified of such access. In particular he requests that he have the opportunity to contact potential biographers before author ization is granted for access to a detailed biography of Sydney or desiring extensively t quote from the correspondence. the correspondence by anyone wishing to rie The negatives and such descriptive material as of slides that Sydney used in scientific talks have been sent to the Geophysical Institute for inclusion in the archive material. Sydney taken by the HAO photographer have also been sent - the original negatives will remain at HAO. Duplicate negatives of two photos of is available t A. Dr. Phil Seon Rim, Ministry of Communications, Seoul, A. Ashour This collection was offered to At the request of Cecil Chapman the various academic hoods lUnieerstey of Colorado, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, Sorbonne) and medals (Eccles, University of Paris, Hodgkins, American Meteorological Society) that belonged to Sydney will be given temporarily to Walter Roberts, who will determine their disposition. Sydney's extensive collection of scientific journals has been distributed as needed to the HAO and NCAR libraries. The remaining journals (most of the original collection, in fact) have been sent to Books For Asian Students for use by Mr. Korea. of the University of Cairo, Giza, Egypt, and then to the Geophysical Institute in Alaska prior to being offered to Mr. -Rim. END OF MEMO H. Levy che Tage Oe Listhey Cecily Tanner Donald Ilan Sadler