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John S. Toll papers

 Collection 0310-MDHC
John S. Toll earned a B.A. at Yale in 1944 and had completed an M.A. and Ph.D. in physics at Princeton by 1952. During his graduate studies, he worked as a theoretical physicist at the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory in New Mexico. From 1953 to 1965, Toll headed the University of Maryland Physics Department. He then moved to the State University of New York at Stony Brook, where he served as president until returning to the University of Maryland in 1978. Toll resigned in 1989 and later served as president of Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland, from 1995 to 2004. His papers consist of materials documenting his career both as a physicist and as an administrator.

Dates

  • 1943-1991
  • Majority of material found within 1960-1980

Use and Access to Collection

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Duplication and Copyright Information

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Extent

30.50 Linear Feet

Title
Guide to the John S. Toll papers
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Library Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives

Contact:
University of Maryland Libraries
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