AIP History Center Newsletter
Volume XL , No. 1, Spring 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.

Bibliothèque interuniversitaire de la Sorbonne. Department Livre Ancien. 13, rue de la Sorbonne, 75257 Paris, France.

Rapport sur un voyage d’études effectué, en 1912, dans divers observatoires d’Europe. Collection Dates: 1913 April 4. Size: 99 sheets (370 x 230 millimeters), including 90 drawings and photographs. Restrictions: A reader’s card is required to use the library; consult repository for details.

Joseph-Louis Trouessart papers. Collection Dates: circa 1850s. Size: 13 volumes (220 x 165 millimeters). Restrictions: A reader’s card is required to use the library; consult repository for details.

Institut de France. Bibliothèque. 23 quai de Conti, 75006 Paris, France.

Collection of memoirs and notes presented to the Académie des Sciences. Collection Dates: 1823-1910. Size: 9 folders. Restrictions: New readers must be presented to the director of the library by two members of the Institute belonging to one of the five academies that make up this institution.

Jean Chacornac papers. Collection Dates: 1849-1866. Size: 8 files and 14 notebooks. Restrictions: New readers must be presented to the director of the library by two members of the Institute belonging to one of the five academies that make up this institution.

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

The Mitchell Wilson papers. Collection Dates: circa 1950-1970.

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

Oral history interview with Vladimir Braginsky. Collection Date: 15 January 1997. Transcript: 24 pages.

The California Institute of Technology Astrophysics Archive records. Collection Dates: 1928-1954. Size: 3 linear feet.

Oral history interview with Samuel Epstein. Collection Date: 19 December 1985. Transcript: 82 pages.

Carnegie Institution of Washington. Department of Terrestrial Magnetism. Library and Archives. 5241 Broad Branch Road, NW, Washington, DC 20015, USA.

Carnegie Institution of Washington’s Biophysics Program records. Collection Dates: 1931-1969, bulk 1945-1969. Size: 1.25 linear feet, 1 records center carton.

Carnegie Institution of Washington’s Ionospheric Section records. Collection Dates: 1927-1959, bulk 1942-1946. Size: 17 linear feet.

Carnegie Institution of Washington’s Radio Astronomy Program records. Collection Dates: 1950-1976, bulk 1953-1960. Size: 6.75 linear feet.

Carnegie Institution of Washington’s Section T "Proximity Fuze" records. Collection Dates: 1940-1999 bulk 1941-1943. Size: 12.5 linear feet.

Howard Edwin Tatel papers. Collection Dates: 1924-1960, bulk 1945-1957. Size: 4 linear feet, 3 records center cartons, 1 flat box, 2 map folders.

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

Carnegie Institution of Washington’s Geophysical Laboratory general files. Collection Dates: 1900-present. Size: 35 linear feet, 21 file drawers, 12 map case folders.

Ernest Harry Vestine papers. Collection Dates: 1894-1950 bulk 1942-1947. Size: 4.75 linear feet.

Center for Jewish History. 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011, USA.

Aschner, Joseph F. The Life and Times of Joseph F. Aschner (Hietzinger Gymnasium 1932-38). Collection Dates: 1932-1995. Size: 12 pages typescript. Restrictions: Original is closed, use microfilm copy.

Bohm, Henry Victor 1929-Vignettes from my early life. Remembered fifty + years later. Hoary old tales and inaccurate recollections. Collection Dates: 1929-1941. Size: 146 pages typed manuscript. Restrictions: Original is closed, use microfilm copy.

S. Theodor Stein collection. Collection Dates: 1865-1965. Size: 0.25 linear feet.

David Sarnoff Research Center. Library. 201 Washington Road, Princeton, NJ 08540-6449, USA.

James Hillier collection. Collection Dates: 1940-1977. Size: 5 boxes.

Vladimir K. Zworykin collection. Collection Dates: 1929-1976, bulk 1954-1971. Size: 19 cubic feet (16 boxes).

Duke University. Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library. P.O. Box 90185, Durham, NC 27708, USA.

Craven-Pegram family papers. Collection Dates: 1785-1966 (bulk 1892-1958) . Si z e : 6,565 i tems ( 11.4 linear feet).

Fisk University. Library & Special Collections. Nashville, TN 37208, USA.

Elmer S. Imes papers. Collection Dates: 1902-1942. Restrictions: Contact repository for restriction information.

Georgetown University Library. Special Collections Division. 37th and O Streets, NW, Washington, DC 20057, USA.

Rev. Francis A. Tondorf, S.J., papers. Collection Dates: 1891-1936 (bulk 1910-1929). Size: 1 linear feet (2 boxes).

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

Oleg Yadoff papers. Collection Dates: 1946-1952. Size: 1 microfilm reel.

Iowa State University, Parks Library. Department of Special Collections. Ames, IA 50011, USA.

Herbert J. Plagge papers. Collection Dates: 1910-1972. Size: 0.21 linear feet (1 half-document box).

Lowell Observatory. 1400 West Mars Road, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, USA.

Gibson Reaves papers. Collection Dates: 1923-2005. Size: 10 linear feet. Restrictions: Researchers wishing to use the collections of the Lowell Observatory should make an appointment in advance.

E.C. Slipher papers. Collection Dates: 1900-1964. Size: 18.5 linear feet. Restrictions: Researchers wishing to use the collections of the Lowell Observatory should make an appointment in advance.

New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division. 515 East Malcolm X Ave., New York, NY 10037, USA.

Exceptional black scientists collection. Collection Dates: 1971-1986 (bulk 1980-1984) Size: 4 linear feet. New York University Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, USA.

Werner Brandt papers. Collection Dates: 1951-1983 (bulk 1956-1983) Size: 0.75 linear feet.

Princeton University. Archives of the Institute for Advanced Study. 1 Einstein Drive, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA.

John Bahcall papers. Collection Dates: 1961-2005. Size: 24 boxes.

Smith College, Archives. Northampton, MA 01063, USA.

Mary Emma Byrd papers. Collection Dates: 1887-1920. Size: 2.5 linear inches (1 box).

Irvine, William M. Reflections on the Growth of Astronomy at the University of Massachusetts and the Five College Astronomy Department. Size: .25 linear feet.

Richard White papers. Collection Dates: 1974-2000. Size: 4.5 linear feet. Restrictions: The papers are currently not processed and access to the material is restricted until processed. Contact Smith College Archives for more information.

Stanford Linear Accelerator Center. Archives and History Office. 2575 Sand Hill Road, MS 82, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA.

Wolfgang Panofsky papers. Collection Dates: 1934-2007. Size: 210 linear feet.

Syracuse University. Archives and Records Management. E. S. Bird Library, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA.

Henry Levinstein papers. Collection Dates: 1937-1986 Size: 2 cubic feet.

University of Alaska. Elmer E. Rasmuson Library. Archives, Manuscripts, and Historical Photographs. Fairbanks, AK 99775, USA.

Veryl R. Fuller Papers. Collection Dates: 1931-1936. Size: 1.15 cubic feet.

Stuart L. Seaton papers. Collection Dates: 1944-[ongoing]. Size: 3 cubic 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, USA.

Frederick H. Fisher papers. Collection Dates: 1937-2005, bulk 1955-2005. Size: 21 cubic feet.

Fred Spiess papers. Collection Dates: 1946-2006, bulk 1954-1997. Size: 61 cubic feet.

University of California. Los Angeles. University Research Library. Department of Special Collections. Los Angeles, CA 90024-1575, USA.

Lawrence Ellsworth Dodd papers. Collection Dates: 1919-1975. Size: 61 linear feet (61 cartons). Restrictions: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Partially processed collection: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.

Joseph Kaplan papers. Collection Dates: circa 1940-1978. Size: 0.5 linear feet (1 manuscript box); 1 oversize box. Restrictions: Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Alexander Kolin papers. Collection Dates: 1929-1990. Size: 1.5 linear feet (3 document boxes); 1 flat box. Restrictions: Collection stored off site. Open for research. Advance notice required for access.

University of Cincinnati, Libraries. Archives and Rare Books Department. Blegen Library. PO Box 210113, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0113, USA.

Martha Stephens papers: the Cincinnati radiation experiments. Collection Dates: 1960-1972. Size: 5 boxes.

University of Cincinnati Nuclear Research Facility records. Collection Dates: 1960-1963. Size: 7.5 linear feet.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. University Archives. Room 19, Library, 1408 West Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801, USA.

Richard K. Cook papers. Collection Dates: 1931-1982. Size: 7.0 cubic feet.

Helene R. Dickel papers. Collection Dates: 1963-2005. Size: 3.0 cubic feet.

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

Kirkman family papers. Collection Dates: 1810-1980. Size: 62 linear feet. Restrictions: Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendents, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Vanderbilt University. The Jean and Alexander Heard Library. 419 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37240-0007, USA.

Landon Cabell Garland papers. Collection Dates: 1830-1993. Size: 30 cubic feet.

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