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Dickey, Robert William



  • Existence: 1891 - 1972


B.S., B.A., 1911; M.A., 1912, W&L; A.M., 1915, Ph.D., 1916, John Hopkins. Instructor of physics (& mathematics), W&L, 1910-13; Associate professor of physics and mathematics, W&L, 1916; Associate professor of physics, W&L, 1918; Associate professor of electrical engineering, W&L, 1924; professor of physics and electrical engineering, W&L, 1928; McCormick professor of physics and professor of electrical engineering, W&L, 1930; McCormick professor of physics, W&L, 1934; McCormick professor of physics and professor on Thomas Ball Foundation, W&L, 1947; distinguished lecturer of physics, W&L, 1961; professor emeritus, W&L, 1962-72; superintendant power plant, W&L, 1929-38. See Who's Who, 1954-55.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Edward L. Moreland and Robert W. Dickey Correspondence with accompanying photograph of an early X-Ray

 Collection — Box 1, Folder: 8
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0661
Content Description This collection includes one letter written by Dean Edward L. Moreland of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to Dr. Robert W. Dickey of the Physics Dept. at Washington and Lee University dated October 28, 1946. The letter describes an accompanying albumen cabinet photograph of a foot X-Ray. The image, taken by photographer Michael Miley of Lexington, Virginia, shows the foot bones of Elizabeth "Lily" Carter Coles and a needle that had lodged within it. The X-Ray was performed by...
Dates: Correspondences; Photograph