Millikan's School: A History of the California Institute of Technology [Caltech]

By: GOODSTEIN, Judith R.

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Founded as a preparatory and vocational school in 1891 by wealthy benefactor Amos Throop (who named the school after himself), the later-renamed California Institute of Technology grew into an internationally-recognized science and engineering university. The transformation from small college to leading science institution was shepherded by de-facto president Robert Andrews Millikan, who recruited the best and brightest scientific educators to the Pasadena, California school. --- Stated first edition, in red paper-covered boards backed in blue-grey cloth; titling in red to spine. Jacket features painted color portrait of Millikan and fellow school founders George Ellery Hale and Arthur Amos Noyes to back panel. With two sections of black & white photos. --- An excellent copy: clean and bright though with faint soiling to textblock top edge. Unclipped jacket also bright and lacking damages; protected in removable archival mylar protector. ; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; 317 pages

Title: Millikan's School: A History of the California Institute of Technology [Caltech]

Author Name: GOODSTEIN, Judith R.

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1991

ISBN Number: 0393030172

ISBN Number 13: 9780393030174

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

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