Letters, diaries, drafts of speeches and articles (including a biography of Hilgard), diplomas and photographs, relating
mainly to his career at the University. Some papers pertaining to property in Berkeley and to his estaste, and a small group
of family papers,1847?-1879, also included.
Frederick Slate, physicist, the University of California at Berkeley, was born in London, England, on January 21, 1852. He
obtained his degree from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn in 1871, was instructor of chemistry from 1874 to 1877, and
studied at Berlin and Strasbourg from 1877 to 1879. He came to the University of California where he taught physics from 1891
to 1918, and was the author of several books on physics.
Number of containers: 1 box, 7 v., 1 oversize folder and 1 oversize volume
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