AIP History Center Newsletter
Volume XXXVII , No. 2, Fall 2005


Documentation Preserved
Compiled by Jennifer S. Sullivan and Melanie Brown

Much more detailed information on many of these items may be found in our online International Catalog of Sources for History of Physics and Allied Sciences.

Simon Fraser University. University Archives. Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 156, Canada

Records of Simon Fraser University, Department of Physics. Collection dates: 1965-1986. Size: 6.5 linear feet. Restrictions: Several series are subject to access restrictions.

Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs. 63a Great Russell St., London WC1B 3BJ, UK

The Papers of Joseph Rotblat, 1908-2005. Size: Approximately 500 linear feet. Restrictions: This collection is not available for immediate access; please contact the repository for information.

Royal Holloway College Library. University of London. Egham Hill, Egham, Surrey, England

The Papers and Correspondence of William Hunter McCrea, 1904-1999. Collection dates: 1904-1999. Size: 90 linear feet. Restrictions: Users must register with the Royal Holloway Archives.

University of Exeter. Library, Exeter EX4 4PT, England

Sir Joseph Norman Lockyer Correspondence and Research Papers, 1860-1920. 38 boxes.

Norman Lockyer Observatory Papers, c.1913-1989. 64 boxes.

Papers of Sir Joseph Norman Lockyer and the Norman Lockyer Observatory (from Royal Astronomical Society), c.1876-c.1969. 14 boxes.

Papers relating to the Norman Lockyer Observatory Corporation (University
College of the South West of England and the University of Exeter),
1944-1966. 2 boxes.

There are also some smaller classes relating to Sir Joseph Norman Lockyer
(1836-1920) and to the Norman Lockyer Observatory at Sidmouth, Devon. Please contact the archivist at the University of Exeter for further details.

Université Louis Pasteur. Strasbourg. 4, rue Blaise Pascal, 67000 Strasbourg, France

Papers of Marguerite Catherine Perey, 1909-1975. Collection dates: 1929-1975. Size: 11.5 linear feet. Restrictions: This collection is open, except for series MP 86.

California Institute of Technology. Institute Archives. 1201 East California Blvd. (Mail Code 015A-74), Pasadena, CA 91125

The Papers of Robert F. Bacher, 1905-2004. Collection dates: 1926-1994. Size: 40 linear feet.

The Papers of Murray Gell-Mann, 1929-. Size: 70 linear feet.

Oral History interview with Petr Vogel, 1937-. Dates of interview: 2002-2003. Transcript size: 36 pages. This interview was conducted by Shirley K. Cohenin in two sessions.

Carnegie Institution of Washington. Department of Terrestrial Magnetism. Library and Archives. 5241 Broad Branch Road, N. W., Washington, D.C. 20015

Papers of James Percy (J.P.) Ault, 1881-1929. Size: 12.5 linear feet.

Papers of Louis Agricola Bauer, 1865-1932. Collection dates: 1892-1939. Size: 2.5 linear feet.

Papers of Robert Hubbard Mansfield, 1909-. Collection dates: 1932-1988. Size: 0.85 linear feet.

Records of the “Maud” expedition, 1918-1925. Collection dates: 1918-1925. Size: 5.5 linear feet.

Records of the Nuclear Physics Program , 1927-1963. Size: 7.5 linear feet.

The Records of the Ocean Magnetic Survey. Collection dates: 1905-1946. Size: 74 linear feet. These records consist of the data collected on the voyages of the “Galilee” and the “Carnegie” and the reductions of that data into a usable format.

Carnegie Institution of Washington. Geophysical Laboratory. Library and Archives. 5241 Broad Branch Road, NW, Washington, D.C. 20015

Papers of Norman Levi Bowen, 1887-1956. Collection dates: 1907-1980. Size: 3 linear feet.

Carnegie Mellon University. Hunt Library. 4909 Frew Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

The Papers of Clifford Glenwood Shull, 1915-2001. Collection dates: 1937-1997. Size: 23 linear feet. Restrictions: Records involving refereeing of manuscripts for publication or review of government proposals are unavailable to the genereal public for twenty years from receipt by the Carnegie Mellon University Archives. These materials will be available January 2024.

Dudley Observatory. 107 Nott Terrace, Suite 201, Schenectady, New York 12308

Records of the Dudley Observatory. Collection dates: 1981-2005. Size: 20 linear feet.

Duke University. Archives. 341 Perkins Library, Duke University, Durham, NC 27706

Records and papers of Otto Meier, 1908-1979. Collection dates: 1931-1979. Size: 20.5 linear feet. Restrictions: For a period of 25 years from the origin of the material, permission in writing from the office of origin and the University Archivist is required for use. 24 hours advance notice is required.

Harvard University. Houghton Library. Cambridge, MA 02138

Papers of Andrei Sakharov, 1921-1989. Updated information: This collection has been MOVED from Brandeis University to Harvard’s Houghton Library (2005).

Indiana University. Office of University Archives and Records Management. Bryan Hall 201, 107 South Indiana Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47405

The Papers of Roger G.Wilkinson, 1912-1969. Collection dates: 1921-1968. Size: 4 linear feet.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Institute Archives and Special Collections. M.I.T. Libraries, Rm. 14N-118, Cambridge, MA 02139

Papers of Morris Cohen, 1911-2005. Collection dates: 1936-1990. Size: 13 linear feet. Restrictions: there are restrictions to access portions of this collection. Researchers may request permission to use restricted materials. Consult the M.I.T. Archivist for further information.

New Mexico State University. Archives and Special Collections Dept. P.O. Box 30006, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003

Papers of Walter H. Haas, 1917-. Collection dates: 1935-2002. Size: 9 linear feet.

Papers of Hugh M. Johnson, 1923-. Collection dates: 1936-1986. Size: 2 linear feet.

Papers of Clyde William Tombaugh, 1906-1997. Collection dates: 1908-2000. Size: 150 linear feet.

Ohio State University. University Archives. 2700 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210

Oral history interview with Alfred George, 1923-. Date of interview: June 26, 2001. Sound recording: 3 cassettes. Transcript available.This interview was conducted by Karen Brewster in Fairbanks, Alaska, through the Byrd Polar Research Center Archival Program.

Oral history interview with Robert A. Helliwell, 1920-. Date of interview: September 17, 2002. Sound recording: 2 cassettes. Transcript not available. This interview was conducted by Brian Shoemaker at Stanford University, through the Byrd Polar Research Center Archival Program.

University of California, Berkeley. The Bancroft Library. Berkeley, CA 94720-6000

Papers of Frank Oppenheimer, 1912-1985. Collection dates: 1902-1985. Size: 5 linear feet.

University of California, San Diego. Archives of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. University of California, San Diego Mail Code C-075-C. La Jolla, CA 92093-0175

Records of Harald Ulrik Sverdrup, 1888-1957. Collection dates: 1936-1948. Size: 1.25 linear feet.

University of Minnesota. University Archives. 10 Walter Library, 117 Pleasant St. S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455

Papers of Frank Oppenheimer, 1912-1985. Collection dates: 1946-1959. Size: 0.25 linear feet.

University of Texas at Austin. Center for American History. Archives of American Mathematics. Austin, TX 78713

Papers of Edsger W. Dijkstra, 1930-2002. Collection dates: 1948-2002. Size: 40 linear feet. This Collection forms part of the Archives of American Mathematics.

Vanderbilt University. The Jean and Alexander Heard Library. 419 21st Avenue South Nashville, Tennessee 37240

The Papers of Robert T. Lagemann, 1912-1994. Size: 32 linear feet.

The Papers of William Thomas Pinkston, 1931-2001. Size: 8 linear feet.

World Data Center for Glaciology, Boulder (National Snow and Ice Data Center) University of Colorado, Boulder

The Papers of Harry Fielding Reid, 1859-1944. Collection dates: 1870-1910.

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