Documentation Preserved

Compiled by Melanie Brown

Our report of new collections or new finding aids is based on our regular survey of archives and other repositories. Many of the collections are new accessions, which may not be processed, and we also include previously reported collections that now have an online finding aid available.

To learn more about any of the collections listed below, use the International Catalog of Sources for History of Physics and Allied Sciences at www.aip.org/history/icos. You can search in a variety of ways including by author or by repository.

Please contact the repository mentioned for information on restrictions and access to the collections.

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New Collections

National Archives of Australia. Queen Victoria Terrace, PARKES ACT 2600, GPO Box 7425, CANBERRA BC ACT 2610, Australia


George Hector Munro papers. Collection dates: circa 1941-1976. Size: approximately 1 linear foot.


American Museum of Natural History. Library. Special Collections. Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024 USA


The Peruvian Eclipse Expedition [videorecording]. Collection dates: 1937. Size: 1 videocassette. Restrictions: Not available through interlibrary loan. Contact AMNH Library Special Collections for terms of access.


Brigham Young University. Harold B. Lee Library. Special Collections Division. P.O. Box 26835, Provo, UT 84602-6835, USA


Oral history interview with Carl Joseph Christensen. Collection Date: 1985 February 10. Size: Transcript: 55 pages. Audio recording: 3 cassettes.

Willard Gardner biography. Collection Date: 1978. Size: 1 volume (60 pages).

History of the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Brigham Young University, compiled by Richard W. Hales, E. John Eastmond and O. Norman Geertson. Collection dates: 1961 Size: 28 centimeters (187 pages).

Richard Wayne Hales lecture notes. Collection dates: circa 1936-1961. Size: 3 linear feet (3 cartons).

Wayne B. Hales records. Collection dates: 1944-1945. Size: 27 items.


Clark University. Goddard Library. Archives and Special Collections. Worcester, MA 01610-11477, USA


Joseph George Coffin collected papers. Collection dates: 1900-1935. Size: 3 volumes.

J. E. Ives collected papers. Collection dates: 1888-1913. Size: 1 volume.


College of William and Mary. Earl Gregg Swem Library. Special Collections Research Center. Williamsburg, VA 23185, USA


Oral history interview with Robert T. Siegel. Collection Date: 1976 August 11. Size: Transcript: 37 pages. Audio recording: 82 minutes.

Hans C. von Baeyer papers. Collection dates: 1979-1984. Size: 5 cubic feet. Restrictions: This collection contains material which may be restricted related to personnel matters, student records, or other reasons. A Special Collections Research Center staff member must review the collection for restricted material before any researchers may use the collection. Consult a staff member for assistance.

Oral history interview with Lewis W. Webb, Jr. Collection Date: 1975 September 3. Size: Transcript: 53 pages. Audio recording: 80 minutes.


Columbia University. Oral History Research Office. Box 20, Room 801 Butler Library, New York, NY 10027, USA


Oral history interview with Michael Late Benedum. Collection Date: 1951. Size: Transcript: 144 leaves. Audio recording: 1 tape reel.

Oral history interview with Charles Stark Draper. Collection Date: 1983. Size: Transcript: 146 leaves. Audio recording: 5 cassettes. Restrictions: This collection is closed for research. Contact the Oral History Research Office for more information.

Oral history interview with Dennis Flanagan. Collection Date: 1986. Size: Transcript: 69 pages.

Oral history interview with Neil Tyson. Collection dates: 2001 December 12, 2003 March 12, and 2005 June 23. Size: Transcript: 124 pages. Audio recording: 2 cassettes (163 minutes). Video recording: 2 DVDs (118 minutes).


Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Butler Library, 6th Floor East, New York, NY 10027, USA


Columbia University Department of Astronomy records. Collection dates: 1880-1917. Size: 5 linear feet (4 record storage cartons, 2 document boxes). Restrictions: This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least 24 hours in advance to use the collection in the Columbia University Library’s Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Mariia Vladimirovna Volkonskaia papers. Collection dates: 1858-1959. Size: 14 boxes.


Georgia Institute of Technology. Library and Information Center, Atlanta, Georgia 30332-0900, USA


Helen E. Grenga papers. Collection dates: 1963-1994 (bulk 1972-1983). Size: 2.4 linear feet.


Hagley Museum and Library. Manuscripts and Archives Department. 298 Buck Road East, Greenville, DE 19807, USA



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


Associates of Physical Science of Harvard University records. Collection dates: 1937-1941, undated. Size: 1 container.

Blue Hill Meteorological Observatory records. Collection dates: 1884-1960. Size: 126 containers.

Lewis McAdory Branscomb papers. Collection dates: 1950-2004. Size: 37 cubic feet. Restrictions: Restrictions may apply. Consult reference staff for details.

Helen L. Brooks papers. Collection dates: 1958-1982.

Cambridge Electron Accelerator accident investigation records. Collection dates: 1965. Size: 3 boxes.

Cambridge Electron Accelerator drawings of apparatus. Collection dates: 1968-1973. Size: 5 containers. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at the repository.

Cambridge Electron Accelerator logbooks, manuals, reports, registration cards, and shift summaries. Collection dates: 1956-1973. Size: 32 containers. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at the repository.

Cambridge Electron Accelerator motion picture films. Collection dates: circa 1962-1967. Size: 0.45 cubic foot (1 container, 3 film reels). Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at repository.

Cambridge Electron Accelerator records of Sixth International conference on High Energy Accelerators. Collection dates: 1967. Size: 2 boxes. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at the repository.

Cambridge Electron Accelerator records of staff meetings. Collection dates: 1957-1973. Size: 2 containers. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at the repository.

Cambridge Electron Accelerator records of various committees. Collection dates: 1959-1973. Size: 9 containers. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at the repository.

Cambridge Electron Accelerator records: photographs of bubble chamber explosion in the experimental hall of the Cambridge Electron Accelerator. Collection dates: undated. Restrictions: Unprocessed collection.

Julian Calvert Eisenstein autobiography and scrapbooks. Collection dates: 1937-1948. Size: 0.5 cubic feet (1 typed manuscript, 3 volumes in 2 flat boxes).

Leo Goldberg photograph albums. Collection dates: 1960-1975. Size: 3 volumes.

Harvard College Observatory Agassiz Station records. Collection dates: 1938-1953. Size: 1 container. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at the repository.

Harvard College Observatory Boyden Station miscellaneous items. Collection dates: 1887-1951. Size: 4 containers. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at the repository.

Harvard College Observatory Boyden Station records. Collection dates: 1889-1958. Size: 38 containers. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at the repository.

Harvard College Observatory Committee minutes. Collection dates: 1958-1967. Size: 0.2 cubic foot (1 container). Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at repository.

Harvard College Observatory Oak Ridge Station records. Collection dates: 1932-1938. Size: 2 containers. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at the repository.

Harvard College Observatory Russian Observatory records. Collection dates: circa 1899. Size: 1 folder. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at the repository.

Harvard College Observatory Sacramento Peak Station records. Collection dates: undated. Size: 1 container. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at the repository.

Harvard College Observatory and Harvard Observatory Safety Council forms and notices. Collection dates: undated. Size: 8 containers. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at repository.

Harvard College Observatory astronomical and meteorological scrapbooks. Collection dates: 1843-1867. Size: 2 containers. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at repository.

Harvard College Observatory chronometric expedition records. Collection dates: 1849-1855. Size: 15 boxes. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at repository.

Harvard College Observatory computations by Robert Treat Paine. Collection dates: 1852-circa 1861. Size: 0.01 cubic foot (1 container).

Harvard College Observatory correspondence and tabulations on meteor shower of 1898. Collection dates: circa 1898. Size: 2 containers. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at repository.

Harvard College Observatory finding charts: Magellanic clouds. Collection dates: undated. Size: 1 folder. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at repository.

Harvard College Observatory general records. Collection dates: 1970-1993. Size: 2.7 cubic feet (8 containers). Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at repository.

Harvard College Observatory history and book of facts. Collection dates: 1839-circa 1900. Size: 1 container. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at repository.

Harvard College Observatory journal of observations made with 12" horizontal telescope. Collection dates: 1888-1889. Size: 1 volume. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at repository.

Harvard College Observatory photographs of the construction of Agassiz Station. Collection dates: 1961. Size: 0.4 cubic feet. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at repository.

Harvard College Observatory project and staff files. Collection dates: 1971-1976. Size: 5 containers. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at repository.

Harvard College Observatory records from scientific conferences and meetings. Collection dates: 1910-1975. Size: 10 containers. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at repository.

Harvard College Observatory records of E. S. King. Collection dates: 1913-1931. Size: 1 container. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at the repository.

Harvard College Observatory records of Northeast Radio Observatory Corporation and Cambridge Radio Observatory Committee. Collection dates: 1964-1972. Size: 10 containers. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at repository.

Harvard College Observatory records of W. P. Gerrish. Collection dates: 1887-1939. Size: 5 containers. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at the repository.

Harvard College Observatory records of Willard J. Fisher. Collection dates: 1925-1934. Size: 11 containers. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at the repository.

Harvard College Observatory records of astronomical work. Collection dates: 1912-1919. Size: 1 container. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at repository.

Harvard College Observatory records of the Associate Director, Bart J. Bok. Collection dates: 1913-1957. Size: 5 containers. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at the repository.

Harvard College Observatory records relating to Harvard Observatory series. Collection dates: 1940. Size: 2 containers. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at repository.

Harvard College Observatory records relating to the National Radio Astronomy Observatory. Collection dates: 1971-1991. Size: 1.4 cubic feet (4 containers). Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at repository.

Harvard College Ob-servatory reports to visiting committees. Collection dates: 1846-1874. Size: 3 containers. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at repository.

Harvard College Observatory research proposals. Collection dates: 1953-1956. Size: 2 containers. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available.

History of the Harvard College Observatory’s Bruce photographic telescope. Collection dates: 1888-1894. Size: 1 volume. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at repository.

Harvard College Observatory Administrative Officer correspondence. Collection dates: 1959-1983. Size: 1 cubic foot (2 containers). Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at the repository.

Harvard College Observatory Administrative Officer correspondence. Collection dates: 1953-1985. Size: 12 contaners. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at the repository.

Harvard College Observatory Office of the Director correspondence. Collection dates: 1926-1975. Size: 0.7 cubic foot (2 containers). Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at repository.

Harvard College Observatory Office of the Director records of Donald H. Menzel. Collection dates: 1952-1969. Size: 73 containers. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at the repository.

Harvard College Observatory Office of the Director records of Edward C. Pickering. Collection dates: 1864-1926. Size: 168 containers. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at the repository.

Harvard College Observatory Office of the Director records of George B. Field. Collection dates: 1972-1983. Size: 2 containers. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at the repository.

Harvard College Observatory Office of the Director records of Joseph Winlock. Collection dates: 1866-1875. Size: 8 containers. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at the repository.

Harvard College Observatory Office of the Director records of Leo Goldberg. Collection dates: 1960-1970. Size: 10 containers. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at the repository.

Harvard College Observatory Office of the Director records of W. C. Bond and G. P. Bond. Collection dates: 1845-1865. Size: 26 containers. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at the repository.

Harvard College Observatory Office of the Director records. Collection dates: 1863-1958. Size: 118 containers. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at the repository.

Harvard College Observatory Office of the Director records. Collection dates: 1964-1991. Size: 8.7 cubic feet (25 containers). Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at repository.

Harvard College Observatory Office of the Director subject files. Collection dates: 1960-1978. Size: 5 containers. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at the repository.

Harvard Cyclotron Laboratory records. Collection dates: 1930-2002, undated. Restrictions: Unprocessed accessions, unavailable for use.

Publications by and about Harvard Project Physics. Collection dates: 1962-1973. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at repository.

Harvard University general information files. Collection dates: 1839-, undated. Details available at the repository.

Harvard University records regarding the appointment of a director for the Harvard College Observatory. Collection dates: 1865. Size: 1 container. Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at repository.

Harvard University Committee on Higher Degrees in Biophysics student records. Collection dates: (1962-1998). Size: 6 cubic feet (17 containers). Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details avalable at repository.

Harvard University Corporation Panel on Physics and Engineering memoranda, reports, and other items. Collection dates: 1944-1945. Size: 1 container.

Harvard University Department of Astronomy student and departmental records. Collection dates: 1933-1983. Size: 0.6 cubic foot (2 containers). Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available in repository.

Harvard University Department of Physics teaching material. Collection dates: 1939-1974. Size: 2 boxes.

Harvard University Division of Engineering and Applied Physics records of professor Allan R. Robinson relating to the Geophysics Study Committee. Collection dates: 1970-1977. Size: 0.7 cubic foot (2 containers). Restrictions: Access may be restricted. Details available at repository.

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Office of the Director correspondence. Collection dates: 1960-1990.

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Office of the Director records of Irwin Shapiro. Collection dates: 1964-1986.

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics records of the May 11, 2001 Donald H. Menzel Centennial Symposium. Collection dates: undated. Size: 1 program, 9 VHS cassettes, 9 audio cassettes.

Donald H. Menzel notes of a course on astronomical geophysics presented in 1954 at Harvard College Observatory. Collection dates: 1954 Size: 28 centimeters (19 leaves).

Don C. Wiley papers. Collection dates: 1965-2000, 2002. Size: 59.21 cubic feet (59 record cartons, 1 document box). Restrictions: Restrictions may apply.


Henry E. Huntington Library. 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108, USA


Mount Wilson Observatory Optical Shop papers. Collection dates: 1903-1938. Size: 931 items.

Mount Wilson Observatory legal papers. Collection dates: 1903-1938. Size: 84 items (1 box).

Seth Barnes Nicholson papers. Collection dates: 1914-1963. Size: 445 items (3 boxes).

Alexander Pogo papers. Collection dates: 1952-1959. Size: 936 items.

John Wesley Powell collection [microform]. Collection dates: undated Size: 1 35 mm microfilm reel.

Henrietta Hill Swope papers. Collection dates: 1923-1979. Size: 2,400 items (12 boxes).

Frederic Eugene Wright papers. Collection dates: 1924-1961. Size: 865 items (6 boxes, 3 oversize folders).


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


R. Bowling Barnes papers. Collection dates: circa 1930-1970. Size: 11.25 linear feet (9 records boxes).


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


Norman C. Rasmussen papers. Collection dates: 1956-1995. Size: 15 cubic feet (15 records boxes). Restrictions: This collection is open for research. Access to box 15 is restricted as it contains student work. The collection is not yet fully processed.


National Radio Astronomy Observatory. Archives. 520 Edgemont Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA


Marshall H. Cohen papers. Collection dates: 1957-2002. Size: 4 linear feet. Restrictions: No restrictions.

David S. Heeschen papers. Collection dates: 1945-1998. Size: 7.5 linear feet. Restrictions: No restrictions.


Northwestern University. Library. University Archives. Evanston, IL 60201, USA


Su-Shu Huang papers. Collection dates: 1944-1980. Size: 15 boxes.

J. Allen Hynek papers. Collection dates: 1925-1988. Size: 14 boxes.

Dearborn Observatory Organ Mountain Station logbooks. Collection dates: 1961-1965. Size: 4 notebooks.


University of Virginia. Alderman Library. Special Collections. Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA


Oral history interview with Frederick L. Brown. Collection dates: 1975 November 19. Size: 3 items.


Schenectady Museum. Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady, NY 12308, USA


Albert W. Hull papers. Collection dates: 1920-1964. Size: 0.3 linear feet.

Irving Langmuir papers. Collection dates: 1911-1959. Size: 0.5 linear feet.

Francis J. Norton papers. Collection dates: 1930-1986. Size: 3.6 linear feet.


University of California, San Diego. Mandeville Special Collections Library. 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA


Geoffrey Burbidge papers. Collection dates: 1955-2008. Size: 52.4 linear feet.

Helen S. Hawkins collection. Collection dates: 1974-1987. Size: 5.1 linear feet (11 archives boxes).


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


S. P. Langley papers. Collection dates: 1866-1926. Size: 0.2 linear feet.

Harry E. Moses student notebooks. Collection dates: 1943-1947. Size: 8 volumes (in 1 box).

University of Michigan Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences publications. Collection dates: 1956-2004. Size: 0.2 linear feet. Restrictions: The records are open without restriction.

University of Michigan Detroit Observatory records. Collection dates: 1800-2004 (bulk 1994-2001). Size: 26 linear feet and 1 flat file drawer. Restrictions: The records are open without restriction.


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


Oral history interview with Russell K. Hobbie. Collection dates: 1994 September 29. Size: Transcript: 28 pages.

Roger H. Stuewer papers. Collection dates: 1921-1970s. Size: 1 cubic foot (1 box). Restrictions: Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only.


University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Lied Library Special Collections. 4505 Maryland Parkway Box 457001, Las Vegas, NV 89154-7001, USA


Cliff Olses papers. Collection dates: 1958-2002. Size: 6 boxes.


University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6320, USA.


Britton Chance papers. Collection dates: 1940-1995. Size: 17 cubic feet. Restrictions: Access to collection is granted in accordance with the Protocols for the University Archives and Records Center; the collection includes a large quantity of personal, employment, and personnel material, which, according to the Protocol of the University Archives, will be closed for seventy-five years after its generation.

Oral history interviews with Arsene N. Lucian. Collection dates: 1969-1971. Size: 0.3 cubic feet.

Horace Clark Richards collection. Collection dates: 1871-1944. Size: 0.5 cubic feet. Restrictions: Access to collection is granted in accordance with the Protocols for the University Archives and Records Center.


University of Pittsburgh. University Archives. 7500 Thomas Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15208, USA


Abner Shimony papers. Collection dates: 1947-2009. Size: 6 linear feet (7 document cases).


University of Rochester. Rush Rhees Library. Dept. of Rare Books, Manuscripts and Archives. Rochester, New York 14627.


Rudolf and Hilda Kingslake papers. Collection dates: 1903-2003. Size: 27 boxes.


University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Special Collections Library. James D. Hoskins Library, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA


Alexander Hollaender addition to papers. Collection dates: 1951-1972. Size: 3 linear feet. Restrictions: Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 24 hours is needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Herbert L. Mette physics textbooks and studienbuch. Collection dates: 1913-1951. Size: 0.3 linear feet. Restrictions: Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 24 hours is needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Karl Z. Morgan addition to papers. Collection dates: 1946-1996 (bulk 1970-1991). Size: 2.75 linear feet. Restrictions: Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 24 hours is needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Alvin Nielsen collection. Collection dates: 1910-1994. Size: 1.0 linear feet. Restrictions: Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 24 hours is needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Warren Sinclair papers. Collection dates: 1960-1972. Size: 12 linear feet. Restrictions: Manuscript collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 24 hours is needed to retrieve these items for research use. Readers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Joshua Tabatchnik scientific papers. Collection dates: 1938-1967 (bulk 1962-1967). Size: 0.1 linear feet. Restrictions: Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 24 hours is needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

University of Tennesee Space Institute self-study. Collection dates: 1970. Size: 9.1 linear feet. Restrictions: Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 24 hours is needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Harry D. Youmans Jr. papers. Collection dates: 1952-1987 May 13. Size: 1.5 linear feet. Restrictions: Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 24 hours is needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.


University of Utah. Marriott Library. Special Collections. Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA


National Cold Fusion Institute records. Collection dates: 1988-1991. Size: 7 linear feet. Restrictions: Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

University of Utah Seismograph Stations records. Collection dates: 1971-1980. Size: 1.0 linear feet. Restrictions: Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.


University of Virginia. Alderman Library. Special Collections. Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA


University of Virginia Department of Physics Physics Accelerator Building photographs. Collection dates: 1966. Size: 35 photographs.


University of Wisconsin-Madison. University Archives. Steenbock Library, Madison, WI 53706, USA


Theodore Edwin Houck Royal Observatory logbook. Collection dates: 1953. Size: 1 volume (22 centimeters).

University of Wisconsin Department of Astronomy records. Collection dates: 1867-1986. Size: 11 cubic feet (30 archives boxes, 1 record carton) plus, unprocessed accession of 13.5 cubic feet and 11 volumes.

University of Wisconsin Department of Astronomy High Speed Photometer records. Size: 8 cubic feet.

University of Wisconsin Department of Astronomy Project Gemini records. Collection dates: 1989-1995. Size: 2 cubic feet (2 record cartons).

University of Wisconsin Department of Astronomy blueprints. Size: 170 blueprints.

University of Wisconsin Department of Astronomy records. Collection dates: 1877-2007. Size: 18 cubic feet.

University of Wisconsin Department of Astronomy orbiting astrophysical observatory records. Collection dates: 1959-1973. Size: 4 cubic feet.

University of Wisconsin Space Astronomy Laboratory addition to records. Collection dates: 1972-1978. Size: 0.5 cubic feet.

Washburn Observatory observation books. Collection dates: 1867-1958. Size: 6 record cartons.

A. E. Whitford observation books. Collection dates: 1934-1956. Size: 3 volumes.


Vanderbilt University. Special Collections and University Archives. Jean and Alexander Heard Library, 419 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203, USA


Newton Underwood papers. Collection dates: 1938-1941. Size: 3 items.


Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Archives. George C. Gordon Library. 100 Institute Road, Worcester, MA 01609, USA


Carle W. Highberg papers. Collection dates: 1940s-1980s. Size: 3 boxes.

Harold Osterberg papers. Size: 1 box.

Richard T. Whitcomb collection. Collection dates: 1954-1980. Size: 7 boxes and 1 cabinet drawer.


New Finding Aids

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


A. D. Bache papers. Collection Dates: 1828-1863. Size: 7.2 linear feet (18 containers or 2000 items).

William W. Coblentz papers. Collection Dates: 1884-1960. Size: 3 linear feet (10 containers or 350 items).

George and Barbara Gamow papers. Collection Dates: 1915-1975 (bulk 1950-1975). Size: 12.8 linear feet (30 containers plus 1 oversize or 8,000 items).

Frederic Eugene Ives and Herbert Eugene Ives papers. Collection Dates: 1869-1957. Size: 5000 items (17 containers).


Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives. Stanford, CA 94305, USA


Cyril Frank Elwell papers. Collection Dates: 1930-1961. Size: 2 linear feet. Restrictions: Information on literary right available in the library.

Douglas C. Engelbart papers. Collection Dates: 1953-1986 (bulk 1953-1968). Size: 464 linear feet. Restrictions: Partially restricted: for more information, contact the archivist.

Scientists and science collection. Collection Dates: 1870-1948. Size: 1.5 linear feet.

Tjeerd H. Van Andel papers. Collection Dates: 1950-2006. Size: 21.5 linear feet.


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


Office of the President records. Collection Dates: 1828-2006. Restrictions: Some records may be restricted. Please contact the repository for details.


University of California, Berkeley. The Bancroft Library. Berkeley, CA, 94720-6000, USA


Oral history interview with James L. Born. Collection Dates: 1979. Size: 91 pages, 29 centimeters.

Ruggero Giuseppe Boscovich papers. Collection Dates: 1711-1787. Size: 6.5 linear feet (5 cartons, 2 volumes, 1 oversize folder).

Oral history interview with Owen Chamberlain. Collection Dates: 1976. Size: Transcript: 1 volume, 234 pages.

Exploratorium records. Collection Dates: 1957-2001. Size: 110 linear feet (87 cartons, 2 boxes, 1 oversize box, 11 oversize folders, 4 tubes). Restrictions: Collection is stored off-site: Advance notice required for use. Cartons 5, 10, 12 : unarranged, unavailable for use. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of the Manuscripts Division.

Emil Fischer papers. Collection Dates: 1876-1919. Size: 39 boxes, 12 cartons, 7 oversize folders, 15 oversize volumes. Selected items : 11 microfilm reels. Restrictions: Collection stored in part off-site. Advance notice required for use. Boxes 1-6 : Restricted originals; use microfilm copy only. Use of originals only by permission of the Head of the Manuscripts Division.

Oral history interview with John W. Gofman. Collection Dates: 1980 24 July to 8 August. Size: 3 sessions. Transcript, 260 pages.

Oral history interview with Alexander Grendon. Collection Dates: 1979. Size: 90 leaves.

Oral history interview with August Carl Helmholz. Collection Dates: 1975, 1989-1990. Size: Transcript: 1 volume (x, 387 pages): port. ; 29 cm. Phonotapes: 26 cassette tapes.

George C. Jaffé papers. Collection Dates: 1902-1962. Size: 1 linear foot (2 boxes).

Ernest O. Lawrence papers. Collection Dates: circa 1920-1968. Size: Originals: 48 cartons, 12 oversize folders. Copies: 79 microfilm reels: positive and negative. Restrictions: Restricted originals. Use mircrofulm copy only with call number BANC FILM 2248. Use of originals only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library. Orifinals stored in part off-site. Advance notice required for use.

Victor Lenzen papers. Collection Dates: circa 1904-1975. Size: 5 cartons, 7 boxes and 1 oversize folder. Restrictions: Collection stored in part off-site. Advance notice required for use.

Charles Vincent Litton papers. Collection Dates: 1912-1972. Size: 13 boxes, 6 cartons, 7 oversize folders. Restrictions: Collection stored in part off-site. Advance notice required for use.

Oral history interview with William G. Myers. Collection Dates: 1982. Size: 43 leaves.

Oral history interview with Kenneth Gordon Scott. Collection Dates: 1979. Size: Transcript: 72 leaves. Copy: 1 microfilm reel.

Oral history interview with William E. Siri. Collection Dates: c1979. Size: Transcript: 296 pages. Audio recording: 16 cassettes.

Frederick Slate papers. Collection Dates: 1862-1937. Size: 1 box, 1 oversize folder, and 1 oversize volume.

Otto Struve papers. Collection Dates: 1837-1966 (bulk 1953-1956). Size: 5 linear feet (4 cartons).

Oral history interview with Robert M. Underhill. Collection Dates: 1966-1967. Size: Transcript: 421 leaves. Restrictions: Restricted; contact repository for additional information.

John Verhoogen papers. Collection Dates: 1935-1985. Size: 8.75 linear feet (7 cartons). Restrictions: COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for use.


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


Astrophysical Journal Records. Collection Dates: 1894-1951. Size: 20 boxes.

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists records. Collection Dates: 1945-1984, (bulk 1945-1952). Size: 18.5 linear feet.

Thomas C. Chamberlin papers. Collection Dates: 1880-1928. Size: 9.5 linear feet and 21 volumes.

Marie Curie-Charlotte Kellogg correspondence and Curie memorabilia, in the Joseph Halle Schaffner collection. Collection Dates: 1921-1929, Size: 18 items.

Louis A. Slotin Memorial Fund correspondence. Collection Dates: 1946-1962. Size: 300 items.


University of Denver. Penrose Library. 2150 East Evans Avenue, Denver, CO 80208, USA


Herbert A. Howe papers. Collection Dates: 1875-1925. Size: 9 linear feet.

Milton M. Schayer correspondence. Collection Dates: 1927. Size: .25 linear feet.


University of Houston. Libraries. Special Collections. Houston, TX 77204, USA


Paul Purser papers, 1940-1975. Size: 5 linear feet.


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


Roger Adams papers. Collection Dates: 1900-1971. Size: 24.0 cubic feet.

Robert D. Carmichael papers. Collection Dates: 1905-1964. Size: 18.6 cubic feet.

Arthur B. Chilton papers. Collection Dates: 1952-1984. Size: 1 linear foot.

George L. Clark papers. Collection Dates: 1914-1986. Size: 3.6 cubic feet.

Jasper O. Draffin papers. Collection Dates: 1930-1957. Size: 4.6 cubic feet.

William N. Espy papers. Collection Dates: 1912-1964. Size: 4.0 cubic feet.

B. L. Hicks papers. Collection Dates: 1935-1977. Size: 1.3 cubic feet.

B. Smith Hopkins papers. Collection Dates: 1917-1963. Size: 0.6 cubic feet.

William A. Noyes papers. Collection Dates: 1870-1942. Size: 9 cubic feet.

K. Dewitt Pulcipher papers. Collection Dates: 1914-1944. Size: 0.7 cubic feet.

Otto Stuhlman student scrapbooks and papers. Collection Dates: 1907-1921. Size: 0.1 cubic feet.

Illinois Gifted Children Program records. Collection Dates: 1963-1969. Size: 1.6 cubic feet.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences Office College of Science letterbooks. Collection Dates: 1895-1913. Size: 1.6 cubic feet.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences Office, Science and Literature and Arts College minutebooks. Collection Dates: 1878-1913. Size: 0.4 cubic feet.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Dean of Liberal Arts' Office College of Science annual reports. Collection Dates: 1891-1910. Size: 0.1 cubic feet.

Department of Geology subject file. Collection Dates: 1917-1979. Size: 7.6 cubic feet.

Frontiers in Condensed Matter Physics [sound recording]. Collection Dates: 1976. Size: 0.4 cubic feet.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Department of Secondary Education program announcements. Collection Dates: 1968-1992. Size: 0.1 cubic feet.

Leonard H. Whitney notebooks. Collection Dates: 1912-1917. Size: 0.6 linear feet.

Charles Zeleny papers. Collection Dates: 1890-1944. Size: 9.3 cubic feet.

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