McMillan, Edwin M. (Edwin Mattison), 1907-

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Physicist. Professor of physics, University of California at Berkeley, 1934-1973; and staff member of Lawrence Radiation Laboratory (renamed the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory in 1971), 1934-1971, and its director from 1958-1973. Pioneer in development and application of the cyclotron. Died in 1991.

From the description of Travel diary kept during the California Institute of Technology Travel Prize Trip across the United States and Europe, 1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83660405

Educator, physicist.

From the description of Reminiscences of Edwin Mattison McMillan : oral history, 1964. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451715

Died in 1991.

From the description of Oral history interview with Edwin M. McMillan, 1972 June 1 to 31 October. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84192624

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referencedIn Medicus, Heinrich, 1918-. International Congress for Physics [motion picture] / photographed by Heinrich Medicus. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Roe, Anne, 1904-1991. Papers, 1949-1971 (bulk). American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Glenn Theodore Seaborg Papers, 1866-1999, (bulk 1940-1998) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Hans Bethe papers, [ca. 1931]-1995 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Crane, H. R. (Horace Richard), 1907-2007. Oral history interview with H. R. Crane, 1973 March 28 and 18 June 1974. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory. Engineering Division. Records related to the 300 Million Electron Volt Synchrotron, 1947-1966 [microform]. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Froman, Darol Kenneth, 1906-. Oral history interview with Darol Kenneth Froman, 1976 June 7. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory. Notes on physics courses given at Los Alamos, 1943-1946. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn York, Herbert F. (Herbert Frank). Oral history interview with Herbert F. York, 1975 September 9 and 13 May 1976. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Serber, R. (Robert). Oral history interview with Robert Serber, 1967 February 10. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Panofsky, Wolfgang Kurt Hermann, 1919-. Oral history interview with Wolfgang Kurt Hermann Panofsky, 1973 May 15 to 1974 June 3. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Brobeck, William Morrison, 1908-. Oral history interview with William M. Brobeck, 1975 June 19 to 1 February 1976. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf McMillan, Edwin M. (Edwin Mattison), 1907-. Edwin M. McMillan diary, 1927. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Livingston, M. Stanley (Milton Stanley). Oral history interview with Milton Stanley Livingston, 1967 August 21. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf McMillan, Edwin M. (Edwin Mattison), 1907-. Travel diary kept during the California Institute of Technology Travel Prize Trip across the United States and Europe, 1927. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Wilson, Robert R., 1914-2000. Robert R. Wilson papers, 1936-2000. Cornell University Library
creatorOf McMillan, Edwin M. (Edwin Mattison), 1907-. Edwin M. McMillan papers, [undated]. The California Digital Library
creatorOf Seaborg, Glenn Theodore, 1912-1999. Remarks and interview on 25th anniversary of plutonium's discovery [sound recording] / 1966 March. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Seaborg, Glenn Theodore, 1912-. Glenn Theodore Seaborg papers, 1866-1999 (bulk 1940-1998). Library of Congress
creatorOf Brode, Bernice. Reminiscences of Los Alamos [sound recording] : a lecture series at the University of California, Santa Barbara / 1975. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962. Nuclear history [sound recording] : voices of the past; compiled by Glenn Seaborg. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Robert R. Wilson papers, 1936-2000. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Bethe, Hans A. (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005. Hans Bethe papers, [ca. 1931]-1992. Cornell University Library
referencedIn McMillan, Elsie Blumer. The Atom and Eve, ca. 1995. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf General Records of the Department of Energy. 1915 - 2007. Correspondence of Edwin M. McMillan
referencedIn General Records of the Department of Energy. 1915 - 2007. Photographs Documenting Scientists, Special Events, and Nuclear Research Facilities, Instruments, and Projects at the Berkeley Lab
referencedIn Brueckner, Keith A. Autobiography, 1986. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Abelson, Philip Hauge. Oral History interview with Philip Hauge Abelson, 2002 June 19 and 26 and July 3. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Records of the Atomic Energy Commission. 1923 - 1978. Subject Files of Edwin M. McMillan
referencedIn Niels Bohr Library. History of physics manuscript biography collection M-R, 1901-1989, [ca. ca. 1960]-1989 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Blewett, John P. (John Paul), 1910-. Oral history interview with John P. Blewett, 1979 March 22 and 11 May. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Niels Bohr Library. The Emilio Segrè visual archives, K-O, [ca. 1870]-9999. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf McMillan, Edwin M. (Edwin Mattison), 1907-. Oral history interview with Edwin M. McMillan, 1972 June 1 to 31 October. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Alvarez, Luis W., 1911-1988. Oral history interview with Luis Alvarez, 1967 February 14 and 15. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf McMillan, Edwin M. (Edwin Mattison), 1907-. Reminiscences of Edwin Mattison McMillan : oral history, 1964. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn McMillan, Elsie W. The atom and Eve, [photocopy], [1973?]. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory. LA report 24: lecture series on nuclear physics, 1943-1944. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Bowen, Ira Sprague, 1898-1973. Oral history interview with Ira Sprague Bowen, 1968 August 9 and 26 August 1969. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf McMillan, Edwin M. (Edwin Mattison), 1907-. Edwin M. McMillan interview, 1972, June 1 and October 30. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Lecture series on nuclear physics, 1943. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Evans, Robley Dunglison, 1907-. Oral history interview with Robley D. Evans, 1972 May 2 to 14 June 1978. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf American Institute of Physics. Corporate Associates. Annual Meeting (1962 : Harriman, N.Y.). Sessions from 5th annual meeting of Corporate Associates [sound recording] / 1962 September. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Reynolds, Wallace B. Oral history interview with Wallace B. Reynolds, 1975 December 12. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Pauling, Linus, 1901-1994. Oral history interview with Linus Carl Pauling, 1964 March 27. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Panofsky, Wolfgang K. H. (Wolfgang Kurt Hermann), 1919-2007. National management of high-energy physics facilities : papers, 1964-1965. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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associatedWith Abelson, Philip Hauge. person
associatedWith Alvarez, Luis W., 1911-1988. person
associatedWith American Institute of Physics. Corporate Associates. Annual Meeting (1962 : Harriman, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Bethe, Hans A. (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005. person
associatedWith Blewett, John P. (John Paul), 1910- person
associatedWith Bowen, Ira Sprague, 1898-1973. person
associatedWith Brobeck, William Morrison, 1908- person
associatedWith Brueckner, Keith A. person
associatedWith California Institute of Technology. corporateBody
associatedWith Center for History of Physics (American Institute of Physics) corporateBody
associatedWith Compton, K. T. (Karl Taylor), 1887-1954. person
associatedWith Condon, Edward Uhler, 1902-1974. person
associatedWith Crane, H. R. (Horace Richard), 1907-2007. person
associatedWith Evans, Robley Dunglison, 1907- person
associatedWith Froman, Darol Kenneth, 1906- person
associatedWith Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory. Engineering Division. corporateBody
associatedWith Lawrence, Ernest Orlando, 1901-1958. person
associatedWith Lawrence Radiation Laboratory. corporateBody
associatedWith Livingston, M. Stanley (Milton Stanley) person
associatedWith Los Alamos National Laboratory. corporateBody
associatedWith Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory. corporateBody
associatedWith Massachusetts Institute of Technology. corporateBody
associatedWith McMillan, Elsie Blumer. person
associatedWith McMillan, Elsie W. person
associatedWith Medicus, Heinrich, 1918- person
associatedWith Niels Bohr Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Noyes, Arthur A. (Arthur Amos), 1866-1936. person
associatedWith Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967. person
associatedWith Panofsky, Wolfgang K. H. (Wolfgang Kurt Hermann), 1919-2007. person
associatedWith Pauling, Linus, 1901-1994. person
associatedWith Princeton University. corporateBody
associatedWith Reynolds, Wallace B. person
associatedWith Roe, Anne, 1904-1991. person
associatedWith Seaborg, Glenn Theodore, 1912- person
associatedWith Serber, R. (Robert) person
associatedWith University of California, Berkeley. Dept. of Physics. corporateBody
associatedWith U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith Van de Graaff, Robert Jemison, 1901-1967. person
associatedWith Weiner, Charles, person
associatedWith Wilson, Robert R., 1914-2000. person
associatedWith York, Herbert F. (Herbert Frank) person
associatedWith Zuckerman, Harriet A., person
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United States
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Nuclear weapons--Testing
Radar
Particle accelerators
Radiochemistry
Research
Physics
Cyclotrons
Molecular beams
Sonar
World War, 1939-1945--Science
Nuclear physics--Research
Underwater acoustics
Physicists--Interviews
Nuclear weapons
Nuclear physics
Nobel prizes
World War, 1939-1945
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Birth 1907-09-18

Death 1991-09-07

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