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Crow Professorship

History and information about the Crow Professorship in Physics at Washington University in St. Louis

The Wayman Crow Professorship of Physics at Washington University

Established in 1860, this professorship honors Wayman Crow, who secured the charter for Washington University on February 22, 1853, and who, as vice-president of its Board of Directors, was during his lifetime one of the University's most tireless workers and generous benefactors

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Archive, Manuscript & Rare Book collections are accessed in Olin Library at the Special Collections reading room

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LOCATION:  Olin Library, 1st floor, Danforth Campus


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