AIP History Center Newsletter
Volume XXXII, No. 1, Spring 2000


Processing of Frederick Reines Papers Celebrated with Exhibit

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Reines at the blackboardA year ago the AIP History Center awarded a $10,000 matching grant to the University of California_Irvine to process the papers of Nobel laureate Frederick Reines. The cataloging record and finding aid for the collection are now available online UCI ArchivistReines inspecting neutrino detection equipment William Landis reports that the support “enabled the UCI Libraries to process and make accessible to researchers an important collection in a very short amount of time... The exhibit based on the Frederick Reines Papers [January-May 2000] that was funded in part by the AIP grant is among the most successful and well-received of any the UCI Libraries has ever mounted. As a testament to the importance of these papers and the timeliness of AIP’s grant to UCI, we have already been contacted by a researcher with a research interest in Reines... a historian of science from the Physics Department at the University of Vermont will be spending a week with us in mid-April, working mainly on the early neutrino experiments materials in the Reines Papers.” For additional information, contact William Landis, Manuscripts Librarian, Dept. of Special Collection, UCI Libraries, Irvine, CA 92623-9557 (949) 824-3113, "Project Poltergeist" team"Project Poltergeist"





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