Seitz, Frederick, 1911-2008

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Physicist. On the physics faculty at University of Rochester, 1935-1937; research physicist, General Electric Company, 1937-1939; on the physics faculty at University of Pennsylvania, 1939-1942; Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1942-1949; and University of Illinois, 1949-1965; president, National Academy of Sciences, 1962-1969; president, Rockefeller University, 1968-1978.

From the description of Summary of 1987 conference: The Origins of Solid State Physics in Italy: 1945-1960, 1987. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80181000

Physicist. On the physics faculty at University of Rochester, 1935-1937; research physicist, General Electric Company, 1937-1939; on the physics faculty at University of Pennsylvania, 1939-1942; Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1942-1949; and University of Illinois, 1949-1968; president, National Academy of Sciences, 1962-1969; president, Rockefeller University, 1968-1978.

From the description of The Bohr-Heisenberg Meeting, February 11, 2002. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80301582

Professor of physics, University of Illinois at Urbana, 1949-1968, department head, 1957-1964, and graduate college dean, 1964-1965; National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., 1962-1969; and Rockefeller University, New York, NY.

From the description of Papers, 1947-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80524792

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referencedIn Shockley, William, 1910-1989. Oral history interview with William Shockley, 1974 September 10. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Ralph A. Sawyer Papers, 1918-1978 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Seitz, Frederick, 1911-2008. On the occasion of the 80th birthday celebration for Clarence Melvin Zener, 1985. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Wilson, Robert R., 1914-2000. Robert R. Wilson papers, 1936-2000. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Frederick Seitz Papers, 1935-1965 University of Illinois Archives
referencedIn Cranberg, Lawrence, 1917-. Papers, 1962-2000. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Rockefeller University. Archives, 1901- Rockefeller Archive Center, Rockefeller University, Pocantico Hills
referencedIn Wigner, Eugene Paul, 1902-1995. Oral history interview with Eugene Paul Wigner, 1981 January 24. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Koch, Herman William, 1920-. Oral history interview with Herman William Koch, 1986 September 16 to 10 March 1987. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Wigner, Eugene Paul, 1902-1995. Oral history interview with Eugene Paul Wigner, 1966 November 30. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn John Archibald Wheeler Papers, 1880-2008, 1880-2008 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Seitz, Frederick, 1911-2008. Radiation Effects Research Foundation tenth annual commemorative lecture relating to the Foundation's work, 1985. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Seitz, Frederick, 1911-2008. Biographical notes for London meeting, 1979. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Seitz, Frederick, 1911-2008. Oral history interview with Frederick Seitz, 1981 January 26 to 1982 March 16. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Seitz, Frederick, 1911-2008. Summary of 1987 conference: The Origins of Solid State Physics in Italy: 1945-1960, 1987. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn American Institute of Physics. Office of the Director. Records of Elmer Hutchisson, 1948-1966, (bulk 1957-1964) American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Seitz, Frederick, 1911-2008. Memorial symposium for Heinz Pick, 1985. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Maurer, Robert Joseph, 1913-. Oral history interview with Robert Joseph Maurer, 1981 March 10 to 16. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Herman, Frank, 1926-. Oral history interview with Frank Herman, 1982 June 17. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf American Institute of Physics. Corporate Associates. Annual Meeting (1971 : New York, N.Y.). Sessions of the annual meeting of Corporate Associates [sound recording] / 1971 September 23. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Seitz, Frederick, 1911-2008. Papers, 1947-1965. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Edward U. Condon Papers, Circa 1920-1974 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn American Physical Society. Records of Directed Energy Weapons (DEW) study, 1983-1988. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Robert R. Wilson papers, 1936-2000. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Herring, William Conyers, 1914-. Oral history interview with William Conyers Herring, 1974 July 23, 29, 31 October. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Seitz, Frederick, 1911-2008. The Bohr-Heisenberg Meeting, February 11, 2002. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Leverenz, Humboldt Walter, 1909-. Oral history interview with Humboldt Walter Leverenz, 1979 July 10. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991. Papers, 1929-1991, bulk 1978-1990. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Fumi, Fausto Gherardo, 1924-. Oral history interview with Fausto Gherardo Fumi, 1982 November 27. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Ridenour, Louis N. (Louis Nicot), 1911-1959. Papers, 1946-1959. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Pickering, William H., 1910-2004. William H. Pickering Speech Collection, 1955-1975. Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives
referencedIn Waterfall, Wallace, 1900-1974. Oral history interview with Wallace Waterfall, 1964 April 17. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn National management of high-energy physics facilities papers, 1964-1965 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Seitz, Frederick, 1911-2008. The Princeton years and beyond, 1930-1940: Invited paper for the March 1992 meeting of the American Physical Society, 1992. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Koehler, James Stark, 1914-. Oral history interview with James Stark Koehler, 1981 March 6. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Schrieffer, J. R. (John Robert), 1931-. Oral history interview with John Robert Schrieffer, 1974 September 26 and 1976 January 19. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Niels Bohr Library. History of physics manuscript biography collection S-Z, 1901-1989, [ca. ca. 1960]-1989 (bulk). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Brown, Frederick C., 1924-. Oral history interview with Frederick Calvin Brown, 1982 January 25. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Lazarus, David, 1921-. Oral history interview with David Lazarus, 1981 December 4. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf The Origins of Solid State Physics in Italy: 1945-1960 . (1987 : Pavia, Italy). Conference proceedings, 1987. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Bassani, Giuseppe, 1929-. Oral history interview with Giuseppe Bassani, 1982 December 9. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn American Physical Society. Division of Solid State Physics. Correspondence of Roman Smoluchowski, 1943-1947. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Wigner, Eugene Paul, 1902-1995. Oral history interview with Eugene Paul Wigner, 1984 April 12. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Slichter, Charles Pence, 1924-. Oral history interview with Charles Pence Slichter, 1982 January 29. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Krutter, Harry, 1911-. Oral history interview with Harry Krutter, 1980 March 19. 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
referencedIn Giulotto, Luigi, 1911-1986. Oral history interview Luigi Giulotto, 1982 December 7. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Seitz, Frederick, 1911-2008. The Princeton years and beyond, 1930-1940: Invited paper for the March 1992 meeting of the American Physical Society, 1992. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Aigrain, P. (Pierre). Oral history interview with Pierre Raoul Aigrain, 1981 May 22. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Niels Bohr Library. The Emilio Segrè visual archives, P-S, [ca. 1870]-9999. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Herbert Friedman Papers, 1940-2000 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Dicke, Robert H. (Robert Henry). Response to Laser History Project Survey, 1983. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Beams, Jesse W. (Jesse Wakefield), 1898-1977. Papers of Jesse W. Beams [manuscript], 1926-1977. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf American Physical Society. Meeting (1955 : Washington, D.C.). Fermi Memorial Session [sound recording] / American Physical Society spring meeting, 1955 April 30. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Elsasser, Walter M., 1904-. Walter Maurice Elsasser papers, 1927-1987. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Condon, Edward Uhler, 1902-1974. Papers, ca. 1920-1974. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Sawyer, Ralph A. (Ralph Alanson), 1895-1978. Ralph A. Sawyer papers, 1918-1978. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Chiarotti, G. Oral history interview with Gianfranco Chiarotti, 1983 January 20. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
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associatedWith Condon, Edward Uhler, 1902-1974. person
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associatedWith Dicke, Robert H. (Robert Henry) person
associatedWith DuBridge, Lee A. (Lee Alvin), 1901-1994. person
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associatedWith Fumi, Fausto Gherardo, 1924- person
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associatedWith Giulotto, Luigi, 1911-1986. person
associatedWith Hansen, W. W. (William Webster), 1909-1949. person
associatedWith Harvard University. corporateBody
associatedWith Heisenberg, Werner, 1901-1976. person
associatedWith Henriksen, Paul, person
associatedWith Herman, Frank, 1926- person
associatedWith Herring, William Conyers, 1914- person
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associatedWith Hofstadter, Robert, 1915-1990. person
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associatedWith Koch, Herman William, 1920- person
associatedWith Koehler, James Stark, 1914- person
associatedWith Krutter, Harry, 1911- person
associatedWith Lazarus, David, 1921- person
associatedWith Leverenz, Humboldt Walter, 1909- person
associatedWith Loomis, Francis Wheeler, person
associatedWith Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory. corporateBody
associatedWith Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Radiation Laboratory. corporateBody
associatedWith Maurer, Robert Joseph, 1913- person
associatedWith Mott, N. F. (Nevill Francis), Sir, 1905- person
associatedWith National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith National Science Foundation (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Niels Bohr Library. corporateBody
associatedWith North Atlantic Treaty Organization. corporateBody
associatedWith Oak Ridge National Laboratory. corporateBody
associatedWith Panofsky, Wolfgang K. H. (Wolfgang Kurt Hermann), 1919-2007. person
associatedWith Pauling, Linus, 1901-1994. person
associatedWith Pickering, William H., 1910-2004. person
associatedWith Pick, Heinz, 1912- person
associatedWith Princeton University corporateBody
associatedWith Rabi, I. I. (Isidor Isaac), 1898- person
associatedWith Radiation Effects Research Foundation corporateBody
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associatedWith Ridenour, Louis N. (Louis Nicot), 1911-1959. person
associatedWith Rockefeller University. corporateBody
associatedWith Sawyer, Ralph A. (Ralph Alanson), 1895-1978. person
associatedWith Schrieffer, J. R. (John Robert), 1931- person
associatedWith Seitz, Frederick, 1911- person
associatedWith Shockley, William, 1910-1989. person
associatedWith Slichter, Charles Pence, 1924- person
associatedWith Stanford University corporateBody
associatedWith Texas A&M University corporateBody
associatedWith The Origins of Solid State Physics in Italy: 1945-1960 . (1987 : Pavia, Italy) corporateBody
associatedWith The Origins of Solid State Physics in Italy: 1945-1960 . (1987 : Pavia, Italy) corporateBody
associatedWith Turner, Louis A. person
associatedWith United States. Dept. of Defense. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Scientific Research and Development. corporateBody
associatedWith Universität Göttingen corporateBody
associatedWith Universität Göttingen corporateBody
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associatedWith University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Pennsylvania. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Rochester. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Wisconsin. corporateBody
associatedWith U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith Von Neumann, John, 1903-1957. person
associatedWith Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.) corporateBody
associatedWith Waterfall, Wallace, 1900-1974. person
associatedWith Westinghouse Electric Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Westinghouse Research Laboratories. corporateBody
associatedWith Wheeler, John Archibald, 1911-2008 person
associatedWith Wigner, Eugene Paul, 1902-1995. person
associatedWith Wilson, Robert R., 1914-2000. person
associatedWith Zener, Clarence, 1905- person
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Birth 1911-07-04

Death 2008-03-02

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