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Caltech's First Nobel Recipient, Robert A. Millikan

To coincide with the recent news of this year's Nobel Prize winners, the Caltech Archives created an illustrated gallery featuring photos and documents related to the Institute's first Nobel recipient, Robert A. Millikan.

The gallery, at, includes images from his youth in the 1800s as well as documents and photos from his research at the University of Chicago and Caltech leading up to his receipt of the Nobel Prize.