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Jorgensen, Theodore P. (Theodore Prey)

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Theodore Prey Jorgensen autobiography, 1996

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS 203 SF
Content Description

This collection consists of University of Nebraska-Lincoln emeritus Theodore Prey Jorgensen's (1905-2006) autobiography. He grew up on a homestead in northwestern South Dakota, received a Ph.D. from Harvard in Physics, worked on the Manhattan Project during WWII, helped to establish the doctoral program in physics at the University of Nebraska, and developed an atomic physics laboratory on the Lincoln campus.

Dates: 1996