Randolph, James Robbins (1891-1969)
Papers, 1922-1969, 1.5 cu. ft.
Physicist. Graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute (B.S. in mechanical engineering), 1912; M.A. in physics, Harvard University, 1921. Instructor of physics and mechanical engineering at various colleges; ordnance officer, U. S. Army Reserves, 1931-1942 (active service, 1942-1943). Manuscript notebooks containing notes, calculations, essays and published articles on rocket design, rockets in warfare, space travel, and mental mobility; and an unpublished 1920s science fiction novel, "The Neighbor World."
Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database.