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Overview Byron E. Cohn (1901-1993) was Professor of Physics and served as Chairman of the Physics Department at the University of Denver, Denver, Colo. His wife, Essie White Cohn (1902-1963) was Professor of Chemistry at the University of Denver from 1942-1963. They received undergraduate and masters degrees from the University of Denver and earned doctorates from the University of Chicago. Byron Cohn was instrumental in founding the Mt. Evans High Altitude Laboratory. Essie Cohn participated in...
Overview Collection contains syllabi, degree and program information, reports, correspondence, news releases, proposals, annual reports, lab manuals, publications, the proceedings of the Echo Lake Cosmic Ray Symposium, Cosmic Ray Lab information, personal records, photographs, and administrative records related to the Department of Physics at the University of Denver.
Dates: Other: 1923-1996
Overview The Inter-University High Altitude Labs (IUHAL) at Mount Evans (1935-1990) and Echo Lake (1948-1990) and were used for the study of cosmic rays. Seven universities including the University of Denver, Cornell, MIT, and Syracuse University collaborated under IUHAL. The labs remained under use by the University of Denver's (DU) Department of Physics and Astronomy until 1990, when they transferred to use under the Biology and Natural Sciences Departments at DU. The collection includes...