Drell, Sidney D. (Sidney David), 1926-

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American physicist; chairman, International Conference in Honor of Andrei Sakharov, 1981.

From the description of Sidney D. Drell miscellaneous papers, 1966-2000. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754871631

Theoretical physicist. Stanford Linear Accelerator Center.

From the description of Oral history interview with Sidney Drell, 1996 August 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78411867

Biographical Note

  • 1926: Born, Atlantic City, New Jersey
  • 1946: A.B. in Physics, Princeton University
  • 1947: M.A. in Physics, University of Illinois
  • 1949: Ph.D. in Physics, University of Illinois
  • 1966: Member, President's Science Advisory Committee
  • 1969: Elected to the National Academy of Sciences
  • 1969 - 1981 : Consultant, U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
  • 1969 - 1986 : Executive Head, Theoretical Physics, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
  • 1974: First met Andreĭ Sakharov in Moscow
  • 1977: Accepted the Joseph Human Rights Award for Sakharov
  • 1977 - 1990 : Member, American Committee on U.S.-Soviet Relations (formerly Committee on East-West Accord)
  • 1980: Advisory Board, Andrei Sakharov Defense Campaign
  • 1981: Chairman, International Conference in Honor of Andrei Sakharov
  • 1983 - 1989 : Founding Co-Director, Stanford's Center for International Security and Arms Control
  • 1984: Prize Fellowship of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • 1986: President, American Physical Society
  • 1989 - 1996 : Adjunct Professor, Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University
  • 1990 - 1991 : Chairman, House Armed Services Committee Panel on Nuclear Weapons Safety
  • 1995: Chair, JASON Study for Department of Energy on Nuclear Testings
  • 1998: Retired as deputy director from Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
  • 1998 - : Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution

Source: SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

http://www-group.slac.stanford.edu/do/people/drell.html

From the guide to the Sidney D. Drell miscellaneous papers, 1966-2000, 1966-2000, (Hoover Institution Archives)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Sakharov, Andreĭ, 1921-1989. Collection, 1890-1991. Brandeis University Library
creatorOf Pickering, Andrew. Interviews conducted for book, Constructing quarks, 1978-1982. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Andreĭ Sakharov papers, 1852-2002 (inclusive), 1960-1990 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Wagner, Jane. HEARTS & QUARKS : production materials, 1987. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Drell, Sidney D. (Sidney David), 1926-. Oral history interview with Sidney D. Drell, 1986 July 1. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Zachariasen, Fredrik. Oral history interview with Fredrik Zachariasen, 1986 February 12. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn KRON-TV (Television station : San Francisco, Calif.). Stanford: a sentimental journey : video recordings, 1987. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn John Archibald Wheeler Papers, 1880-2008, 1880-2008 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Watson, Kenneth M. Oral history interview with Kenneth M. Watson, 1986 February 10. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Low, Francis E. (Francis Eugene), 1921-2007. Oral history interview with Francis Eugene Low, 1986 April 29. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Arms control, weapons in the 80's: the MX and beyond [videorecording], 1981 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Leonard I. Schiff papers, 1948-1971 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Physicians for Social Responsibility (U.S.). Mid-Peninsula & Stanford Chapter. Prescription for prevention : proceedings, 1983. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Physicians for Social Responsibility, Mid-Peninsula & Stanford Chapter, Prescription for Prevention proceedings, 1983 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Schwartz, Charles Leon, 1931-. Oral history interview with Charles Leon Schwartz, 1987 May 15. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Drell, Sidney D. (Sidney David), 1926-. Sidney D. Drell miscellaneous papers, 1966-2000. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
creatorOf Sidney D. Drell miscellaneous papers, 1966-2000, 1966-2000 Hoover Institution Archives.
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
referencedIn "Stanford: A Sentimental Journey" [videorecording], 1987 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Stanford University. Dept. of Physics. Stanford University, Dept. of Physics, lectures, 1965-1980. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Drell, Sidney D. (Sidney David), 1926-. Oral history interview with Sidney Drell, 1996 August 1. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Hamburg, David A., 1925-. Pioneers in the prevention of mass violence : digital video interviews, 2008-2009. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Stanford SDI Video Group viderecordings, 1987 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Stanford University, Deartment of Physics, lectures, 1965-1980 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Stanford SDI Video Group. Stanford SDI Video Group videorecordings, 1987. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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associatedWith Aaserud, Finn, person
associatedWith American Institute of Physics. Corporate Associates. Annual Meeting (1971 : New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Graham, Daniel Orrin, 1925- person
associatedWith Hamburg, David A., 1925- person
associatedWith KRON-TV (Television station : San Francisco, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Low, Francis E. (Francis Eugene), 1921-2007. person
associatedWith Massachusetts Institute of Technology. corporateBody
associatedWith Physicians for Social Responsibility (U.S.). Mid-Peninsula & Stanford Chapter. corporateBody
associatedWith Pickering, Andrew. person
associatedWith Princeton University. corporateBody
associatedWith Rice, Condoleezza, 1954- person
associatedWith Sakharov, Andreĭ, 1921- person
associatedWith Sakharov, Andreĭ, 1921-1989. person
associatedWith Schiff, Leonard I., 1915-1971 person
associatedWith Schwartz, Charles Leon, 1931- person
associatedWith Stanford Arms Control and Disarmament Forum.. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford Linear Accelerator Center. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford SDI Video Group. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. Dept. of Physics. corporateBody
associatedWith Strategic Defense Initiative Organization (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Townes, Charles H. person
associatedWith United States. High Energy Physics Advisory Panel. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. President's Science Advisory Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Rochester. corporateBody
associatedWith Wagner, Jane. person
associatedWith Watson, Kenneth M. person
associatedWith Wheeler, John Archibald, 1911-2008 person
associatedWith Zachariasen, Fredrik. person
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United States
Soviet Union
United States
Subject
Dissenters--Soviet Union
Schmidt telescopes
Storage rings
Particle accelerators--History
Security, International
Electron accelerators--History
Science and state
Science consultants
Arms control
Scientists--Soviet Union
Civil rights--Soviet Union
Physics--Study and teaching
Science--Political aspects
Dissenters
Civil rights
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Physicists--Interviews
Scientists--Soviet Union
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