Loring's papers include published works, photographs, a resume, graduate material, and newspaper clippings. His study of the Zeeman Effect is documented. There is one file relating to his association with the Oak Ridge Institute of Nuclear Studies. Also included are photographs documenting experiments and experimental results, and the Ohio River flood of 1937.
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The copyright interests in the Ralph A. Loring Papers have not been transferred to the University of Louisville.
1 linear feet (1 manuscript box and one photo box)
Ralph Alden Loring was born in Natick, Massachusetts on June 16, 1897. He received his B.S. degree from Dartmouth in 1920, his M.A. from Harvard in 1927, and his Ph.D. from Ohio State in 1932. He was appointed assistant professor of physics at the University of Louisville in 1934. In 1937, Dr. Loring was promoted to associate professor and head of the physics department. He became a full professor in 1943. Dr. Loring was the author of numerous published articles, held membership in several societies and fraternities, and was involved in work for the federal government. Dr. Loring died on December 31, 1952 of a heart attack.