AIP History Center Newsletter
Volume XL , No. 2, Fall 2008
 

Documentation Preserved: New Collections
Compiled by Jennifer S. Sullivan

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.

Cambridge University Library. West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DR, United Kingdom.

The notebooks of Wilfrid Bennett Lewis. 1926-1931. 23 notebooks.

University of Toronto. University Archives. 120 St. George St., Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A5, Canada.

Donald G. Ivey papers. 1938-1994. 2.66 linear meters (19 boxes; 7 photoprints). Open for research.

A. Norman Shaw papers. 1921-1939. 0.51 linear meters (3 boxes). Open for research.

Agilent Technologies. History Center. 301 Stevens Creek Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95051, USA.

Agilent Technologies History Center records. circa 1939-2008. For further information and access to the collection, contact Devon Dawson, History Center, Agilent Technologies.

Agilent Technologies. Library. 301 Stevens Creek Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95051, USA.

Agilent Technologies Library records. For further information and access to the collection, contact Cindy Alfieri, Global Manager, Library, Agilent Technologies.

Alcatel-Lucent. Archives. 101 Crawfords Corner Road, Room 11G-104, Holmdel, NJ 07733 USA.

Alcatel-Lucent Archives collection. 1860s-2008. Size: 5,000 cubic feet. 6,000 artifacts. Access: with permission. Contact Public Relations.

American Association of Variable Star Observers. Archives. 25 Birch Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA.

American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO) Archives records. 1872-2004. 120 linear feet. Requests for access to the archives should be made to the AAVSO Director.

Auburn University. Ralph B. Draughon Library. Department of Archives. Auburn, AL 36849, USA.

Auburn University Nuclear Science Center records. 1961-1967. 0.5 cubic feet (5 items).

California Institute of Technology. Institute Archives. 1201 East California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA.

Oral history interview with Carl Anderson. 1979 January 9 -February 8. Transcript: 128 pages.

Oral history interview with Jesse Leonard Greenstein. 1982 February 25, and March 16 and 23, 1982. Transcript: 73 pages. 3 sound cassettes.

Oral history interview with Frank Oppenheimer. 1984 November 16. Transcript: 34 pages. Audio recording: 1 cassette. Permission to quote or cite required from CalTech.

Oral history interview with Charles F. Richter. 1978 February 15-September 1. Sound recordings: 5 sound cassettes. Transcript: 156 pages.

Corning Incorporated. Archives. HP-AB-02-2, Corning, NY 14831, USA.

Corning, Inc. Archives records. 1851-2008, bulk 1900-2008. 1200 cubic feet. Access with permission. Contact Michelle L. Cotton, Archives & Records Management Supervisor, Corning Incorporated, HP-AB-02-2, Corning, NY 14831.

Corning Incorporated. Technical Information Center Library. Corning, NY 14831, USA.

Corning, Inc. Technical Information Center Library records. 1917- 2008, bulk 1950-2008. 7,000 books, audio visual materials, 30,000 technical reports and 300 journal titles. For access contact the Technical Information Center Library, Corning Incorporated, Corning, NY 14831.

Fermilab. Milton G. White History of Accelerators Room, WH-3SE and Archives, WH- 16NE. PO Box 500, Batavia, IL 90510, USA.

John Peoples, Jr. collection. 1933-present.

Michael Witherell papers. 1999- 2005.

George Mason University. Special Collections & Archives. Fairfax, VA 22030, USA.

Leonid M. Ozernoy collection. [undated]. 16.5 linear feet (31 containers). Collection is open to research.

James S. Trefil collection. [undated]. 31.7 cubic feet. Collection is open to research.

Harvard University. Archives. Pusey Library. Cambridge, MA 02138, USA.

Henry Bohm student notes and laboratory reports. 1947-1950. 0.7 cubic feet (2 boxes).

Bond Astronomical Club records. 1928-1963. 0.21 cubic feet (1 container). These records are open for research.

Seth Chandler letters to Charles H. Rockwell. 1883-1884. 3 letters (with enclosures).

Donald H. Menzel Centennial Symposium records. 2001 May 11. Size: 9 video cassettes (VHS); sound, color; 4 3/4 inches. 11:00:00 total playing time. Unavailable; contact repository for details.

Julian Calvert Eisenstein papers. 1937-1999.

George B. Field papers from his office at the Observatory. Restrictions: Unavailable; contact repository for information.

Wendell Hinkle Furry papers. circa 1927-1985. 12.2 cubic feet (36 manuscript containers). Access may be restricted. Details available at repository.

Walter Gilbert papers. circa 1960-circa 2005. Unavailable; contact repository for information.

Gerald James Holton papers. 1944-2007. circa 20 cubic feet (20 record cartons and 4 portfolio boxes). Access restrictions may apply; contact repository for details.

Otto Oldenberg papers. 1908-1971. 0.03 cubic feet (1 folder). Access may be restricted. Details available at repository.

Costas Papaliolios papers. 1950-2001. Unavailable; contact repository for details.

Kenneth W. Robinson papers. 1951-1985. 0.35 cubic feet (1 manuscript box). Access may be restricted. Details available at repository.

Frances Woodworth Wright papers. circa 1850-1987 (bulk 1930- 1987). 5 cubic feet (17 containers). Access may be restricted. Details available at repository.

Honeywell International. Technology Library. 1985 Douglas Drive, Golden Valley, MN 55422, USA.

Honeywell International Technology Library collection. 1950s- 2008. Access: with permission, depending on type of material.

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

Oral history interview with Emil Jan Konopinski. 1982. Transcript: 39 pages. Audio recording: 2 audiotapes: analog; 1/4 inch; 1 7/8 ips. Open for research.

Oral history interview with Lawrence M. Langer. 1982. Transcript: 35 pages. Audio recording: 1 audiotape: analog; 1/4 inch; 1 7/8 ips. Open for research.

Roger G. Newton papers. 1955- 2003, bulk 1970-1990. 9 cubic feet (9 boxes). Advanced notice required for access. Select files and the Reviews and evaluations series are closed to researchers at this time. Contact repository for details.

Marshal H. Wrubel papers. 1950- 1969, bulk 1962-1968. 2.8 cubic feet. This collection is open for research. Advance notice is required.

Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory. Archives and Records Office. One Cyclotron Road, Bldg. 69- 107, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA.

G e o rg e Smo o t Cosmi c Background Explorer (COBE) project case files. 1975-1995. 22 linear feet. Contact the repository for access to the collection.

Louisiana State University. Hill Memorial Library. Special Collections. Lousiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections. Baton Rouge, LA, 70803, USA.

Bruce M. Barker papers. 1966-1987. 13 volumes.

Max Goodrich oral history interview. 1995. Audio recording: 1 sound cassette. Transcript: 46 pages. No restrictions on access.

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

Citizens League Against the Sonic Boom records. 1967-1978. 19 cubic feet (19 record cartons). There are no restrictions on access to the collection.

Silas W. Holman papers. 1875-1910 (bulk 1885-1900). 4.6 linear feet (4 records cartons, 1 legal manuscript box). There are no restrictions on access to the collection.

Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (3M). Library and Information Services. 3M Center. St. Paul, MN 55144, USA.

3M Library and Information Services records. 1912-2008. 100,000 monographs. 1,800 journals.

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

Oral history interview with Bunny Clark. 2004 June 7. Transcript: 35 pages. Audio recording: 2 cassettes.

Oregon State University. Libraries. Special Collections. Corvallis, OR 97331, USA.

The David and Clara Shoemaker papers. 1950-2000 Contact the repository for information regarding access.

Princeton University. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections. 1 Washington Road, Princeton, NJ 08544 USA.

Robert H. Dicke papers. 1939-1996 (bulk 1953-1990). 17.5 linear feet (30 archival boxes 3 record center cartons). Collection is open for research use.

Smithsonian Institution Archives. Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20024, USA.

Stanley Goldberg interviews for the Manhattan Project videohistory collection. 1987-1990. 29 videocassettes (VHS): sound, color; 1/2 inch.

History of Science Society editorial manuscript files. 1986- 2003. 55 cubic feet.

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, records. circa 1959-1986 1.25 cubic feet (1 record storage box) and (0.5 document boxes). This collection is open for research.

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, records. 1973- 1992 21 cubic feet (21 record storage boxes). Restricted for 15 years, until January-01-2008.

Smithsonian Institution. National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division. MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560, USA.

James C. Elms collection. 1959-1974. 3.5 cubic feet (1 legal document box) and (3 records center boxes). No restrictions on access.

Smithsonian Institution. National Museum of American History. Archives Center. MRC 601, 12th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20560, USA.

C. Willard Geer scrapbooks. 1944-1962. 0.5 cubic feet (1 box). There are no restrictions on access to this collection.

Roland C. Hawes papers. 1908-1997. 14.5 cubic feet (45 boxes). Unrestricted research use on site, by appointment. Gloves required with unprotected photographs. All rights tranferred to Museum in Deed of Gift.

Serge A. Scherbatskoy papers. 1925-2002. Size: 17 cubic feet.

University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections. Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA.

Alan J. Heeger papers.

Herbert Kroemer papers.

Oral history interviews with Herbert Kroemer.

Each of us may be standing on the shoulders of giants; more often we stand on the graves of our predecessors. To know nothing about them is, to me, as limiting in one’s self-regard as not knowing one’s actual parents. —Gerald Holton

University of Chicago. The Joseph Regenstein Library. Department of Special Collections. 1100 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA.

William W. Morgan papers. Collection is unprocessed; contact the University of Chicago archivist for information regarding access.

Records of Yerkes Observatory. 1897-2007. 500 linear feet.

University of Dayton. Roesch Library. Archives and Special Collections. 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469-1360 USA.

Michael Polanyi collection. 1940-2006 and undated. 7 linear feet (8 boxes).

University of Iowa Libraries. Main Library. Archives. Iowa City, IA 52242-1420, USA.

William R. Savage papers. 1974-1987. 0.5 linear feet. This collection is open for research.

University of Michigan. Bentley Historical Library. Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA.

Thomas M. Donahue papers. 1939-2002 (bulk 1980-1998). 2.75 linear feet. The collection is open to research.

Orren C. Mohler papers. (1928-1979). 1 linear feet.

University of Minnesota Libraries. University Archives. Andersen Library, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA.

Tandem Laboratory of Physics records. 1953-2007 (bulk 1961- 2007). 2 cubic feet (2 boxes).

William Fuller Brown papers. 1955-1973. 5.2 linear feet.

Otto Herbert Schmitt papers. (1901-1998). 74.55 cubic feet (73 boxes).

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

ExxonMobil records. 1790-2004 (bulk 1880s-1990s). 1074.4 linear feet. Portions of this collection remain closed during processing and access is restricted. Publication restrictions apply. The Exxon Mobil Corporation retains copyright to the collection. Please contact the Centerís Exxon Mobil Archivist for further information.

University of Wyoming. American Heritage Center. International Archive of Economic Geology. P.O. Box 3924, Laramie, WY 82071, USA.

R. Hobart Ellis papers. 1957-1967. 1.8 cubic feet (4 boxes). Available for research.

Dennis Gabor correspondence. 1961-1969. 0.45 cubic feet (1 box). Available for research.

Haines C. Hibbard papers. 1930-1987. 3.8 cubic feet (8 boxes). Available for research.

Xerox Corporation. Records Management. Xerox Wilson Research Center for Research and Technology, 800 Phillips Road, Webster, NY 14580, USA.

Xerox Corporation Records Management. circa 144,000 cubic feet of records (circa 147,000 boxes). 8,000 computer tapes. 2,100 cubic feet of laboratory notebooks. Access: with permission. Contact Corporate Public Relations, Xerox Corporation, 100 S. Clinton Avenue, Mail Stop XRX2-004, Rochester, NY 14644.

Xerox Corporation. Technical Library. Xerox Wilson Research Center for Research and Technology, 800 Phillips Road, Webster, NY 14580, USA.

Xerox Corporation technical library. circa 1940s-2008. Access: with permission. Contact Corporate Public Relations, Xerox Corporation, 100 S. Clinton Avenue, Mail Stop XRX2-004, Rochester, NY.

Finding Aids Available Online

We have learned of many new finding aids that are now available online. The finding aids, which are detailed descriptions of archival collections, were reported in 2008 to the International Catalog of Sources for History of Physics and Allied Sciences. To view the listing of collections with finding aids newly available, go to our newsletter at www.aip.org/ history/newsletter/fall2008. Note also that there are now 360 finding aids from 48 repositories whose entire text is indexed and searchable on our Physics History Finding Aids Web site at www.aip.org/history/ead .


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