AIP History Center Newsletter
Volume XXXIX , No. 1, Spring 2007

 

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.

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

Simon Fraser University, Faculty of Science records. Collection Dates: 1965-2000. Size: 8.26 metres. Some files may contain personal or confidential information. Access to these files may be restricted as required by law.

Institut d’Estudis Catalans C. del Carme, 47. 08001 Barcelona, Spain.

Esteban Terradas papers. Collection Dates: circa 1901-1950. Size: 11.5 linear feet.

Athenaeum of Philadelphia. Architectural Archives. 2129 S. 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 USA.

Athenaeum of Philadelphia architectural materials on physics facilities. Collection Dates: 1892-1961. Size: 21 items (5 drawings, 14 blueprints, and 2 manuscript letters).

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

Frank Estabrook Papers. Collection Dates: 1969-1991. Size: 2 linear feet. Contact the repository for information about access.

Central Michigan University. Clarke Historical Library. Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48859 USA.

Wayne Osborn Papers. Collection Dates: 1959-2006. Size: 6.5 cubic feet (11 boxes). Dartmouth College. Rauner Special Collections Library. Hanover, NH 03755 USA.

Arctic Seminar records. Collection Dates: 1953-1962. Size: 1.5 linear feet.

Dartmouth College Arctic Seminar papers. Collection Dates: 1953-1962. Size: 1.5 linear feet.

Gordon Harkness Gliddon papers. Collection Dates: 1941-1959 (bulk 1947-1957). Size: .5 linear feet.

Foresta Institute of Ocean and Mountain Studies. 6185 Franktown Road, Washoe Valley, NV 89704 USA.

Foresta Institute for Ocean and Mountain Studies records. Collection Dates: circa 1991-2001. Size: 30 cubic feet.

George Mason University. Special Collections & Archives. Fairfax, VA 22030-4444 USA.

Harold J. Morowitz manuscripts. Collection Dates: circa 1956-1993. Size: 3 cubic feet; 4.5 linear feet.

George Washington University. Department of Special Collections. University Archives. 2130 H Street, NW, Washington, DC 20052 USA.

George Washington University, Department of Physics records. Collection Dates: 1935-2000. Size: 33.25 linear feet. Contact archivist regarding access restrictions on collection.

Hansen Planetarium. 110 South 400 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84101 USA.

Hansen planetarium records. Collection Dates: 1964-2006. Size: 135 cubic feet, and 20 flat files. The collection is unprocessed.

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

Edward Purcell papers. Collection Dates: circa 1938-1997. Unprocessed, access may be restricted; contact repository.

Norman Ramsey papers. Collection Dates: circa 1945-1990. Unprocessed, access may be restricted; contact repository.

Samuel Williams papers. Collection Dates: 1780-1791. Size: 6 volumes. Access may be restricted. Details at the repository.

Chauncey Wright papers. Collection Dates: 1852. Size: 1 folder. Access may be restricted. Details at the repository.

Harvard University. Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine. Harvard Medical School. Rare Books Dept. 10 Shattuck St., Boston, MA 02115 USA.

A. Baird Hastings papers. Collection Dates: circa 1927-1957. Size: 7 file drawers.

Harvard University. Historical Scientific Instruments Collection. Science Center B-06. Cambridge, MA 02138 USA.

William Bond & Son records. Collection Dates: 1763-1921. Size: circa 4 cubic feet (1 box and 7 volumes).

Harvard University. Houghton Library. Cambridge, MA 02138 USA.

John F. W. Herschel papers. Collection Dates: 1810-1917. Size: 3 linear feet.

William Herschel astronomical papers. Collection Dates: 1796-1805. Size: 0.5 linear feet.

William Herschel papers. Collection Dates: 1780-1822. Size: 1 linear foot.

Historical Society of Pennsylvania. 1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 USA.

Wister, Miercken, and Whiteside family papers. Collection Dates: 1777-1890. Size: 620 items.

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

Goethe Link Observatory Director’s records. Collection Dates: 1935-1941. Size: 0.8 cubic feet.

Mason E. Hufford papers. Collection Dates: 1853-1952. Size: 2 cubic feet. Please see the photographs curator for access to the lantern slides and lithograph plates series.

Daniel Kirkwood papers. Collection Dates: 1864-1895. Size: 0.4 cubic feet.

Kenneth P. Williams papers. Collection Dates: 1772-1963. Size: 5.4 cubic feet.

Iowa State University. Special Collections Department and University Archives. 403 Parks Library, Ames, IA 50011-2140 USA.

Raymond M. Hughes papers. Collection Dates: 1923-1972. Size: 7.56 linear feet (6 document boxes).

Louis Bevier Spinney papers. Collection Dates: 1891-1951. Size: 0.84 linear feet (2 document boxes).

Robert M. Stewart papers. Collection Dates: 1930-1988. Size: 1.26 linear feet (3 document boxes).

Wilbur Collins Thoburn papers. Collection Dates: 1945-1992. Size: 0.42 linear feet (1 document boxes).

Iowa State University. Parks Library. Archives of Women in Science and Engineering. 403 Parks Library, Ames, Iowa 50011-2140 USA.

Professional Women in ANS (American Nuclear Society) Committee records. Collection Dates: 1978-1994. Size: 0.5 linear feet (4 folders).

Johns Hopkins University. Special Collections. Milton S. Eisenhower Library. 3400 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21218 USA.

Henry Augustus Rowland collection of reprints. Collection Dates: 1793-1900. Size: 12.5 linear feet (10 boxes).

Cleveland Abbe papers. Collection Dates: 1851-1952. Size: 4.4 linear feet (9 document boxes and 3 flat boxes).

Richard Threlkeld Cox papers. Collection Dates: 1958-1972. Size: 0.5 linear feet.

Albert Lee Grauer notebooks. Collection Dates: 1904-1907. Size: 5 volumes.

Charles Lane Poor papers. Collection Dates: 1898-1945. Size: 4.6 linear feet (11 document boxes).

Harry Fielding Reid papers. Collection Dates: 1894-1944. Size: 3.35 linear feet (6 boxes).

Library of Congress. Manuscript Division. James Madison Memorial Building. First Street and Independence Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20540 USA.

Wallace R. Brode papers. Collection Dates: 1901-1974. Size: 8750 items; 25 containers plus 1 classified; 10 linear feet. Classified, in part.

Alan Shapley papers. Collection Dates: circa 1950s. Size: 80 containers.

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

Joe Stearns Clark papers. Collection Dates: 1949. Size: 0.1 cubic feet (1 folder).

Leonard Parker Cohen student notes. Collection Dates: 1934. Size: 0.1 cubic feet (1 folder).

Charles Stark Draper oral history collection. Collection Dates: 1976. Size: 0.3 cubic feet (6 cassettes). There are restrictions on access to portions of this collection. Researchers may request permission to use restricted materials. Consult the Institute Archivist for further information.

Roy Kaplow papers. Collection Dates: 1963-1981. Size: 0.3 cubic feet (1 manuscript box).

Richard C. Lord papers. Collection Dates: 1946-1981. Size: 32 cubic feet (32 records cartons).

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Physics curriculum materials. Collection Dates: 1874-1917. Size: 0.7 cubic feet (2 manuscript boxes).

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Research Laboratory of Electronics records. Collection Dates: 1944-2000. Size: 8.2 cubic feet (3 records cartons, 14 manuscript boxes, and 3 half manuscript boxes).  In accordance with MIT policy, there are restrictions on access to portions of this collection.  Researchers may request permission to use restricted materials.  Consult the Institute Archives for further information.  Retrieval requires advance notice.

Arthur Fleming Nesbit papers. Collection Dates: circa 1895. Size: 0.2 cubic feet (1 small manuscript box).

John T. Norton papers. Collection Dates: 1936-1966. Size: 0.7 cubic feet (2 manuscript boxes).  There are restrictions on access to this collection.  Researchers may request permission to use restricted materials.  Consult the Institute Archivist for further information.

David J. Rose papers. Collection Dates: 1949-1984. Size: 22 cubic feet (22 records cartons).  There are restrictions on access to this collection.  Researchers may request permission to use restricted materials.  Consult the Institute Archivist for further information.

David S. Saxon papers. Collection Dates: 1969-1991. Size: 5.3 cubic feet (5 records cartons, 1 manuscript box, and 2 audio tapes).  In accordance with MIT policy, there are restrictions on access to portions of this collection.  Researchers may request permission to use restricted materials.  Consult the Institute Archivist for further information.

B. E. Warren papers. Collection Dates: 1926-1978. Size: 0.5 cubic feet (2 boxes).

Michigan State University. University Archives and Historical Collections. East Lansing, MI 48824-1327 USA.

Michigan State University. Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics annual reports. Collection Dates: 1967-1969. Size: 3 folders.

Michigan State University. Department of Biophysics records. Collection Dates: 1962-1968. Size: 1 folder.

Minnesota Historical Society. Division of Archives and Manuscripts. 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55102, USA.

Arvid Reuterdahl papers. Collection Dates: undated, 1902-1944. Size: 10 items.

Pennsylvania State University. Libraries. Special Collections Division. University Park, PA 16802 USA.

Pennsylvania State University. College of Science records. Collection Dates: 1884-1971. Size: 12.25 cubic feet.

Harold Kistler Schilling papers. Collection Dates: 1934-1973.  Size: 2.5 cubic feet.

State University of New York at Buffalo. University Archives. 420 Capen Hall, Amherst Campus, Buffalo, New York 14260 USA.

Gregory Breit personnel folder. Collection Dates: 1968-1973.  Size: 1.2 linear feet. Permission required; consult archivist at the repository.

Moti Lal Rustgi papers. Collection Dates: 1951-1992.  Size: 40 boxes (18 linear feet). The bulk of this collection is open for research; contact the repository for details.

Western New York Nuclear Research Center history files. Collection Dates: 1953-1970. Size: 5 boxes (4.5 linear feet).

Western New York Nuclear Research Center records. Collection Dates: circa 1959-1998.  Size: 10 manuscript boxes plus 2 half boxes (5.5 linear feet total).

Tufts University. Tisch Library.  Archives and Special Collections. Medford, MA 02155 USA.

Allan Cormack papers. Collection Dates: 1909-1997.  Size: 10.5 linear feet.  Some records may be restricted.  Please contact the repository for details.

University of California, Berkeley. The Bancroft Library. Berkeley, CA 94620-6000 USA.

Raymond Thayer Birge correspondence relating to Oppenheimer hearings. Collection Dates: circa 1928-1954. Size: 1 box.

Robert Bigham Brode papers. Collection Dates: circa 1930-1959.  Size: 9 cartons.  Unarranged collection; unavailable for use.  Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.

Geoffrey F. Chew papers. Collection Dates: circa 1921-1991.  Size: 2 cartons (2.5 linear feet).  Collection stored off-site; advance notice required for use.

Leland Cunningham papers. Collection Dates: circa 1916-1970. Size: 44 cartons (55 linear feet).  Unarranged collection; consult the University Archivist regarding use.  Collection stored off-site; advance notice required for use.

Gerson Goldhaber papers. Collection Dates: 1949-1991. Size: 33 cartons, 2 boxes (42.05 linear feet).  Collection stored off-site; advance notice required for use.

A. Carl Helmholz papers. Collection Dates: circa 1945-1981.  Size: 2 cartons (2.5 linear feet).  Collection stored off-site; advance notice required for use.

Arthur F. Kip papers. Collection Dates: circa 1933-1978. Size: 9 cartons (11.25 linear feet).  Collection stored off-site; advance notice required for use.

Margaret Kivelson oral history interview. Collection Dates: 1988-1992.  Size: 2 volumes: (xv, 380, vii, 381-760 pages) : 28 cm.

John H. Reynolds papers. Collection Dates: 1949-1998. Size: 11 cartons (13.75 linear feet).  Collection stored off-site; advance notice required for use.

Cornelius A. Tobias oral history interviews and supplementary material. Collection Dates: 1979-2000.  Size: 1 box (0.4 linear feet) and 30 sound cassettes.

Charles H. Townes papers. Collection Dates: circa 1950-1977. Size: 5 cartons (6.25 linear feet).  Preliminary arrangement; consult University Archivist regarding access. Collection stored off-site; advance notice required for use.

William Chinowsky papers. Collection Dates: circa 1970-1992.  Size: 3 cartons (3.75 linear feet).  Collection stored off-site; advance notice required for use.

John Hundale Lawrence papers. Collection Dates: 1935-1987.  Size: 12.25 linear feet (9 cartons, 2 boxes, and 12 microfilm reels).

John A. McCone papers. Collection Dates: 1904-1991. Size: 35 cartons, 8 boxes, 4 oversize boxes, 8 volumes and 4 oversize folders.

Charles L. Schwartz papers. Collection Dates: 1968-1995.  Size: 52 cartons, 2 oversize folders (65.1 linear feet).  Unarranged collection; unavailable for use.  Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.

Samuel Silver papers. Collection Dates: bulk 1933-1976. Size: 17 cartons and 20 boxes.

Course notes of lectures by George Louis Le Sage. Collection Dates: 19th century.  Size: 3 folders in 1 portfolio (378 pages).

Luis W. Alvarez bubble chamber logs. Collection Dates: 1956-1970.  Size: 36 volumes (4 linear feet).

Ruggero Boscovich scientific lectures given at the Collegio RomaNo. Collection Dates: 1758-1759. Size: 1 volume.

Collection of biographical materials on Ernest O. Lawrence. Collection Dates: 1960-1968.  Size: 4.9 linear feet (6 boxes).

P. Gerald Kruger letters to Erika Wackenroder Kruger. Collection Dates: 1939-1940.  Size: 1 box (0.2 linear feet).

Sophia Levy McDonald miscellany. Collection Dates: 1942-1945.  Size: 1 portfolio (0.1 linear feet)

Bernard Peters course notes for J. Robert Oppenheimer’s Physics 221 (quantum mechanics). Collection Dates: 1939. Size: 1 volume.

Wendell Prescott Roop correspondence. Collection Dates: 1907-1928.  Size: 1 box (0.2 linear feet).

Bernard G. Saunders papers. Collection Dates: circa 1940-1970.  Size: 1 carton (1.25 linear feet).

David Harold Sloan papers. Collection Dates: 1925-1983. Size: 1 box (0.4 linear feet).

Robert H. Weitbrecht papers. Size: 10 cartons.  Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of the Manuscripts Division.

University of California, Los Angeles. University Research Library. Department of Special Collections. Los Angeles, CA 90024 USA.

David S. Saxon oral history interview. Collection Date: 1994.  Size: 3 volumes (1052 pages).

Louis B. Slichter oral history interview. Collection Dates: 1976, 1977 and 1978.  Size: 185 pages.

Yuan T. Lee papers. Collection Dates: circa 1964-1993. Size: 10 cartons, 1 box (12.9 linear feet).  Portions of this collection are restricted; permission of the University Archivist required for access.  Collection stored off-site; advance notice required for use.

Nobel laureate: an oral history interview with Willard F. Libby. Collection Dates: 1978.  Size: Sound recording: 5.5 hours.  Transcript: ix, 171 pages : port. ; 28 cm.  Audiotapes are accessible by special arrangement only.  Contact the repository for details.

University of Kansas. Libraries. Kenneth Spencer Research Library. University Archives. Lawrence, KS 66045 USA.

Robert J. Friauf papers. Collection Dates: 1953-1994. Size: 22 linear feet.

University of Maryland. Hornbake Library. Archives and Manuscripts Department. College Park, MD 20742 USA.

Stephen G. Brush papers. Collection Dates: 1888-2006. Size: 10.5 linear feet.  Some papers are restricted, including letters of recommendation and referee reviews of papers submitted to journals.

University of Michigan. Bentley Historical Library. Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113 USA.

Arthur Adel papers. Collection Dates: 1920s-1994. Size: 0.2 linear feet.

David M. Gates student notebooks. Collection Dates: 1940-1946. Size: 8 volumes.

Hussey family papers. Collection Dates: 1876-1926.  Size: 8.5 linear feet and 1 oversize folder.

Freeman D. Miller papers. Collection Dates: circa. 1946-1995.  Size: 1 linear foot.

Anna Newton student notebook. Collection Dates: 1893. Size: 1 volume.

Douglas Richstone papers. Collection Dates: 1993-1996. Size: 0.2 linear feet.

Scott Turner lecture notes. Collection Dates: 1900-1902 and 1904.  Size: 0.2 linear feet (6 volumes and 1 envelope).

Jack C. van der Velde papers. Collection Dates: 1979-1994. Size: 3.5 linear feet.

Walter G. Wallace student notebook. Collection Dates: 1890-1891.  Size: 1 volume.

Norman Wright papers. Collection Dates: 1929-1992. Size: 2 linear feet.

University of Michigan. Special Collections Library. 711 Hatcher Graduate Library, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1205 USA.

Tracy W. McGregor collection of Arabic, Persian, and Turkish mathematical and astronomical manuscripts. Collection Dates: 1486-1919.  Size: 151 volumes (245 items).

William Walker volume of celestial observations. Collection Dates: 1796-1799.  Size: 1 volume.

University of Minnesota Libraries. Manuscripts Division. Literary Manuscripts Collections. Andersen Library, Minneapolis, MN 55455 USA.

William D. Morgan papers. Collection Dates: 1820, 1921-1963. Size: 1 cubic foot.

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

Edward L. Hill papers. Collection Dates: 1928-1973. Size: 1 linear foot (2 boxes).

Aneesur Rahman papers. Collection Dates: 1970s-1980s. Size: 9.1 linear feet (7 boxes).

Peter G. Roll papers. Collection Dates: 1962-1970.  Size: 3 boxes.

University of Minnesota Department of Physics papers. Collection Dates: 1886-1972.  Size: 5.2 linear feet (4 boxes).

University of New Hampshire. Dimond Library. Special Collections. Archives. Durham, NH 03824-3592, USA.

Arthur S. Adams papers. Collection Dates: 1948-1950. Size: 28 boxes.

Arthur F. Nesbit papers. Collection Dates: 1895-1903 and undated.  Size: 2 boxes.

University of Pittsburgh. University Library System. Archives Service Center. 7500 Thomas Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15208 USA.

Richard Pratt papers. Collection Dates: 1820-2005. Size: 32.76 cubic feet (78 boxes).

Carl Gustav Hempel papers. Collection Dates: 1903-1997.  Size: 25 linear feet.  Access to the collection is open for research with the following exceptions: Letters of recommendation and some individual files in the general correspondence series are closed.  Research access to material in the teaching series and to some files in the correspondence series is restricted; requests are subject to individual review by curator.  Please contact the Archives of Scientific Philosophy for additional information.

Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh records. Collection Dates: 1931-2002.  Size: 6.875 linear feet.

University of Rhode Island. University Libraries. Special Collections. University Archives. 15 Lippitt Road, Kingston, RI 02881-2011 USA.

University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography oral history interviews. Collection Dates: 15 July - 23 July 1999. Size: 1 box of 7 digital videocassettes (0.25 linear feet).

University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography records. Collection Dates: 1935-1998. Size: 138.5 linear feet (277 boxes).

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

Collection on the mechanical harmonic synthesizer and multiharmonograph. Collection Dates: 1939-1948 and undated. Size: 2 inches. Collection stored offsite at the Collections Deposit Library. Please allow 48 hours for retrieval.

University of Washington Libraries. University Archives. Mailstop #0-10. Seattle, WA 98195 USA.

American Astronomical Society correspondence. Collection Dates: 1981-2004. Size: 22 cubic feet (22 boxes). Access may be restricted; contact repository for details.

Henry Louis Brakel papers. Collection Dates: 1965. Size: 1 item.  Access may be restricted; contact repository for details.

Hans G. Dehmelt papers. Collection Dates: 1989-1990. Size: circa 0.42 cubic feet.  Access may be restricted; contact repository for details.

Richard H. Fleming papers. Collection Dates: 1930-1986. Size: 17.5 cubic feet.

Ronald Geballe papers. Collection Dates: 1950-1998.  Size: circa 32.5 cubic feet.  Access may be restricted; contact repository for details.

Chihiro Kikuchi papers. Collection Dates: 1941-1989. Size: circa 0.04+ cubic feet.  Access may be restricted; contact repository for details.

Edward A. Stern papers. Collection Dates: 1973-1997. Size: circa 1.19 cubic feet.  Access may be restricted; contact repository for details.

University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory records. Collection Dates: 1930-1973. Size: circa 0.21 cubic feet.  Processing levels vary.  Contact repository for details.

University of Washington Department of Astronomy records. Collection Dates: 1952-1972.  Size: 1 folder.  Access may be restricted; contact repository for details.

University of Washington Department of Earth and Space Sciences records. Collection Dates: 1897-2006. Size: 630.39 cubic feet (1284 boxes, 4 folders).

University of Washington Nuclear Physics Laboratory records. Collection Dates: 1949-1995. Size: circa 15.88 cubic feet.  Access may be restricted; contact repository for details.

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Carol M. Newman Library. Special Collections Department. P. O. Box 90001, Blacksburg, VA 24062-9001 USA.

George Collins papers. Collection Dates: 1960-1969 and undated.  Size: 2.0 cubic feet.

Nuclear Pioneers: Conference on Nuclear Developments videotapes and papers. Collection Dates: 1991. Size: 0.5 cubic feet.


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