Immigration to the United States, 1789-1930

From immigrant to inventor

Creator/Contributor:
Pupin, Michael Idvorsky, 1854-1935, creator
Description:
Michael Pupin tells of his life story coming from Serbia as an immigrant arriving in Castle Garden with five cents in his pocket. His objective for writing the book was to describe the rise of idealism in American science, and particularly in physical sciences.
Place Of Origin:
New York (State)
New York
Publisher:
C. Scribner's Sons
Creation Date:
1923
Extent:
396 p., [16] leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
Genre:
biography
Biography
Digital Format:
Books and documents
Contents:
What I brought to America -- The hardships of a greenhorn -- The end of the apprenticeship as greenhorn -- From greenhorn to citizenship and college degree -- First journey to Idvor in eleven years -- Studies at the University of Cambridge -- End of studies at the University of Cambridge -- Studies at the University of Berlin -- End of studies at the University of Berlin -- The first period of my academic career at Columbia University -- The rise of idealism in American science -- The national research council.
Subjects:
Pupin, Michael Idvorsky
Inventors--United States--Biography
Serbs--United States--Biography
Attribution:
by Michael Pupin.
Series:
Open Collections Program at Harvard University
Classification:
T40.P8 A3
Repository:
Widener Library, Harvard University
Record ID:
990014167360203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990014167360203941/catalog