AIP History Center Newsletter
Volume XXXVII , No. 1, Spring 2006


Documentation Preserved
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.

Amherst College, Robert Frost Library, Special Collections Department and College Archives. Amherst, MA 01002, USA 

Ebenezer Strong Snell Family Papers. Collection Dates: 1801-1876. Size: 15 linear feet.

Samuel Robinson Williams Papers. Collection Dates: 1877-1956. Size: 1.5 linear feet.

Churchill College. Archives Centre. Cambridge CB3 OD5, England, UK

Sir Hermann Bondi Papers. Size: 109 Archive boxes.

Archiv zur Geschichte der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft. Boltzmannstrasse 14, D-14195 Berlin-Dahlem, Germany

Papers of Gerhard Ertl. Collection Dates: 1961-2004. Size: 15 shelf meters. Restriction: access only with the permission of the donor.

Papers of Reimar Lust. Collection Dates: 1994-2005. Size: 15 shelf meters. Restriction: access only with the permission of the donor.

Papers of Richard Wielebinski. Collection Dates: 1969-2001. Size: 5 shelf meters. Restriction: access only with the permission of the donor.

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

Oral history interview with William A. Fowler. Session Dates: May 3, 1983 - May 31, 1984. Transcript: 154 pages. Restriction: Permission to quote or cite required from CalTech.

Robert F. Bacher Papers. Collection Dates: 1926-1994. Size: 40 linear feet.

Felix Hans Boehm Oral History Interview. Session Date: 1999. Transcript: 65 pages.

Roy Gould Oral History Interview. Session Dates: March 1 - April 10, 1996. Transcript: 106 pages. Restrictions: Permission to quote or cite required from CalTech.

Hertha Gutenberg Oral History Interview. Session Dates: February 6 - February 13, 1980. Transcript: 43 pages. Restrictions: Permission to quote or cite required from CalTech.

Rudolph A. Marcus Papers. Collection Dates: 1951-2001. Size: 20 linear feet.

John Schwarz Oral History Interview. Session Date: 2000. Transcript: 94 pages.

Robert Sharp Papers. Collection Dates: 1933-1996. Size: 19 linear feet.

Robert L. Walker Papers. Size: 6 linear feet.

Gerald Wasserburg Papers. Size: 100 linear feet. Restrictions: Collection is partially processed.

James Westphal Oral History Interview. Session Date: 1998. Transcript: 199 pages.

Archives of DePauw University and Indiana United Methodism 11 E. Larabee Street, P.O. Box 37 Greencastle, IN 46135, USA

Joseph P. Allen Speech "Physics at the edge of the earth". Collection Date:1988. Size: 1 audiocasette.

Binghamton University. University Libraries. Special Collections and Archives. P. O. Box 6012, Vestal Parkway East, Binghamton, New York 13902-6012. USA

Edwin Link
Papers. Collection Dates: 1939-1979. Size: 90 linear feet of papers and about 300 books.

Boston University Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center 771 Commonwealth Ave., 5th Floor Boston, MA 02215 USA.

Boston University Optical Research Laboratory Collection. Collection Dates: 1946-1999. Size: 29 linear feet.

Milic Capek Collection. Collection Dates: 1938-1983. Size: 0.5 linear feet.

Robert S. Cohen Collection. Collection Dates: 1940-1990. Size: 99 linear feet

Albert Einstein Collection. Collection Dates: 1896-1955. Size: 42.5 linear feet. Restrictions: No photocopying of any material from the Hebrew University section is permitted without the express written permission of Hebrew University. In addition, each user of the Hebrew University copies must complete a user form provided by Hebrew University before gaining access to those papers.

Gerald S. Hawkins Collection. Collection Dates: 1955-2003. Size: 45 linear feet.

Sheilds Warren Collection. Collection Dates: 1857-1979. Size: 30 linear feet.

Lancelot Law Whyte Collection. Collection Dates: 1925-1973. Size: 24.5linear feet.

Case Western Reserve University Kelvin Smith Library, Special Collections 11055 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44106 USA. 

Lawrence Maxwell Krauss Papers. Collection Dates: 1989-2005. Size: 3.5 linear feet.

Charles Greeley Abbot Papers. Collection Dates: 1918-1920. Size: circa 200 items.

Charles Brush Papers. Collection Dates: 1869-1929. Size: 17 linear feet.

Chemical Heritage Foundation Roy Eddleman Institute forInterpretation and Outreach 315 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19106 USA.

Robert G. Parr Papers. Collection Dates: 1941-2003. Size: 69 linear feet. Restrictions: A limited number of files are restricted due to their confidentialacademic nature - these files are notated as such in the finding aid.

Clemson University. Libraries. Special Collections. Senator Strom Thurmond Institute Building, Clemson SC 29634-3001 USA.

Bernard Behrend
Papers. Collection Dates: 1830-1982. Size: 28.29 cubic feet.

Denison University. W. H. Doane Library. University Archives. Granville, OH 43023 USA.

Leon E. Smith Papers. Collection Dates: 1928-1961. Size: .25 cubic feet.

DePauw University. Archives of Depauw University and Indiana United Methodism. Roy O. West Library. Greencastle, IN 46135 USA.

Wilbur Vincent Brown Papers. Collection Dates: 1885-1928. Size: 80 items.

Willam Edington Papers. Collection Dates: circa 1901-1970. Size: 21 books, 22 folders.

Orrin Smith Papers. Collection Dates: 1908-1973. Size: 3 boxes

Thomas Wood Papers. Collection Dates: 1860-1920. Size: Circa 6 feet.

Dickinson College. Library. Special Collections. Carlisle, PA 17013 USA

Three Mile Island Collection. Collection Dates: 1979-[ongoing]. Size: 135 cubic feet

Charles F. Himes Papers. Collection Dates: 1852-1915. Size: 18 linear feet.

John Mohler Correspondence. Collection Dates: 1892-1907. Size: 9 items.

Dudley Observatory. Archives. 107 Nott Terrace, Schenectady, NY 12308 USA

  • Astronomical Journal Records. Collection Dates: 1896-1941. Size: 5 linear feet.
  • Sebastian Albrecht Papers. Collection Dates: 1903-1937. Size: 1 linear foot.
  • Benjamin Boss Papers. Collection Dates: 1905-1949. Size: 2.25 linear feet.
  • Seth Chandler Papers. Collection Dates: 1883-1910. Size: 1.66 linear feet.
  • Dudley Observotory Records. Collection Dates: Circa 1950-2005. Size: Circa 26 linear feet.
  • Benjamin Apthorp Gould Records. Collection Dates: 1940-1897. Size: 3.5 linear feet.

Florida State University. Paul A. M. Dirac Science Library.Tallahassee, FL 32306 USA.

Papers of P.A.M. Dirac. Collection dates: 1788-1999. Size: 190 linear feet. Restrictions: Two small groups of documents are restricted; until declassification of some World War II erapapers occurs, they cannot be made available.

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

Papers of Fred Lawrence Whipple. Collection dates: 2003-2004. Size: 4 CDs, 4 DVDs. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details at the repository.

Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace. Archives.Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 USA.

Papers of Kenneth Carr. Collection dates: 1986-1991. Size: 171 manuscript boxes. Restrictions: Closed to researchers.

Papers of James Richard Curtiss. Collection dates: 1981-1993. Size: 48 manuscript boxes. Restrictions: Closed to researchers.

Papers of Victor Gilinsky. Collection dates: 1943-1984. Size: 632 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 3 envelopes, 12 slides.

Papers of Richard Kennedy. Collection dates: 1974-1980. Size: 92 manuscript boxes, 2 envelopes, 17 phonotapes, 2 video tapes.

Papers of Robert LeBaron. Collection dates: 1946-1983. Size: 4 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 1 phonotape cassette.

Papers of Karl Raimund Popper. Collection dates: 1928-1987. Size: circa 575 linear feet. Restrictions: Boxes 582-583 closed until July 31, 2029.

Papers of Dixy Ray. Collection dates: 1937-1982. Size: circa 175 linear feet.

Papers of Edward Teller. Collection dates: 1946-2003. Size: circa 245 linear feet.

IEEE History Center. Rutgers University. 39 Union Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 USA.

Oral history interview with Nick Holonyak, Jr. Session date: June 22, 1993. Transcript: 32 pages.

  • Iowa State University Special Collections Department and University Archives 403 Parks Library Ames, IA 50011-2140.
  • Papers of Daniel J. Zaffarano. Collection dates: 1959-2004. Size: 6.3 linear feet. Restrictions: Some folders are restricted.
  • Iowa State University. Parks Library. Ames, IA 50011 USA.
  • Papers of Wendell Mordy. Collection dates: 1940-2002. Size: 35 linear feet.
  • Papers of Harry Svec. Collection dates: circa 1940-1980. Size: unknown.
  • Library of Congress. Manuscript Division. James Madison Memorial Building, First Street and Independence Avenue, S. E., Washington, DC 20540 USA.
  • Papers of Philip Abelson. Collection dates: 1939-2000. Size: circa 12,000 items.

Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections 8 Dwight Hall, 50 College Street, South Hadley, MA 01075-6425 USA.

Sara B. Downer Papers. Collection dates: 1918-1988. Size: 0.5 linear foot.

Records of the Department of Astronomy. Collection dates: circa 1891-2006. Size: unknown. Restrictions: Restricted to use by the department of origin for 25 years from date of creation; permission required from representative of department of origin.

Mildred Allen Papers. Collection dates: 1865-1990. Size: 16 linear feet.

Papers of Elisabeth M. Bardwell. Collection dates: 1881-1899. Size: 1 linear foot.

Papers of Alice H. Farnsworth. Collection dates: 1901-1962. Size: 7 linear feet.

Records of the Department of Physics. Collection dates: 1847-2006. Size: 1 linear foot. Restrictions: Records restricted to use by office/department of origin for 25 years from date of record creation. Access to student records restricted.

National Institute of Standards and Technology, NIST Research Library and NIST Archives. Information Services Division. 100 Bureau Drive, MS 2500, Gaithersburg, MD 20899 USA.

Miscellaneous lectures and writings of Lauriston Sale Taylor. Collection dates: 1928-1978. Size: 7 volumes.

Oral history interview with Lauriston Sale Taylor. Session dates: December, 1986. Transcript: 88 pages.

Oral history interview with Lauriston Sale Taylor. Session dates: April 10, 1990. Transcript: 28 pages.

New York Public Library. Rare Books and Manuscripts Division. Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018 USA.

Papers of Henry Draper and Mary Anna Palmer Draper. Collection dates: 1859-1914. Size: 1.5 linear feet.

Oberlin College. Archives. 420 Mudd Center, Oberlin, OH 44074 USA.

Papers of David L. Anderson. Collection dates: 1937-1994. Size: 17.95 linear feet. Restrictions: Certain access restrictions apply; please contact the repository.

Papers of Lloyd W. Taylor and Esther Bliss Taylor. Collection dates: 1896-1980. Size: 10.3 linear feet.

Papers of Robert E. Warner. Collection dates: 1959-2002. Size: 0.3 linear feet.

Papers of Robert Weinstock. Collection dates: 1942-2002. Size: 3.8 linear feet. Restrictions: Some restrictions may apply. See collection inventory for details.

Smith College. Archives. North Hampton, MA 01063 USA.

Records of the Department of Astronomy. Collection dates: 1885-1992. Size: 7.5 linear feet.

University of Alaska. Alaska and Polar Regions Collections. Fairbanks, AK 99775 USA.

Papers of William O. Field. Collection dates: 1909-1993. Size: 200 linear feet.

University of Arizona. Library. Special Collections 1510 E. University, Tucson, AZ 85720-0055 USA.

Papers of Edwin Francis Carpenter. Collection dates: Size: 2.5 linear feet.

Papers of Andrew Ellicott Douglass. Collection dates: 1867-1962. Size: 90 linear feet.

University of Chicago. The Joseph Regenstein Library.

Department of Special Collections. 1100 East 57th Street, Chicago, Il 60637 USA.

Notebooks of Edward Emerson Barnard. Collection dates: 1880-1916. Size: 7 notebooks.

Records of the Nuclear Pile and Plutonium 20th Anniversary Celebrations. Collection dates: 1962-1963. Size: 3 volumes.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Manuscripts Department. Southern Historical Collection. Wilson Library CB# 3926, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3926 USA.

Papers of Otto Stuhlman papers. Collection dates: 1907-1960. Size: 0.5 linear feet.

Records of the Department of Physics and Astronomy. Collection dates: 1883-1989. Size: 3.0 linear feet.

University of Texas at Austin. Center for American History. University Archives. Faculty Papers Collection. Austin, TX 78713 USA.

Papers of Bryce S. DeWitt. Collection dates: 1950-2005. Size: 6.3 linear feet. Restrictions: Restricted access to glass plates. All other materials unrestricted. Access to glass plates arranged by appointment only. Contact archivist for details.

Papers of George Yuri Rainich. Collection dates: 1941-1981. Size: 5 linear feet. Restrictions: Collection stored offsite at the Collections Deposit Library. Please allow 48 hours for retrieval.

Washington University. Libraries. University Archives. John M. Olin Library. Box 1061. One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130-4899 USA.

Personal Papers of Arthur Holly Compton. Collection dates: 1905-1971. Size: 126 linear feet. Restrictions: There are access restrictions in this collection. Contact the repository for more information.

Francis Eugene Nipher Collection. Collection dates: 1877-1882. Size: 4 linear feet.


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