As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:
WHITE, HARVEY ELLIOTT: Appointed for a spectroscopic study and analysis of gases of the volcano Mauna Loa; tenure, six months from July 1, 1941 (postponed).
Born January 28, 1902, Parkersburg, West Virginia. Education: Occidental College, A.B., 1925; Cornell University, Ph.D., 1929. National Research Council Fellow, Pysikalische Technische Reichsanstalt, 1929–30.
Instructor in Physics, 1927–29, Cornell University; Assistant Professor of Physics, 1930–38, Associate Professor, 1938—, University of California.
Publications: Introduction to Atomic Spectra, 1934; Fundamentals of Physical Optics, 1937; Descriptive Survey of Physics, 1937; Classical and Modern Physics, 1940. Articles in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Physical Review, Journal of the Optical Society of America, Physical Society of London Progress Reports.
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