Pegram, George Braxton, 1876-1958

Variant names

Hide Profile

Nuclear physicist, professor of physics, and Dean of Graduate Faculties at Columbia University.

Pegram, a prominent nuclear physicist, conducted a great deal of defense-related research and was responsible for the famous meeting between Franklin Delano Roosevelt and American nuclear scientists prior to World War II that eventually led to the establishment of the Manhattan Project.

From the description of Papers, 1903-1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122482503

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn American Physical Society. Ohio Section. Records, 1926-1946. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society of North America. Correspondence of the treasurer, George B. Pegram, 1940-1942. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Archive for the History of Quantum Physics, 1898-1950 (bulk), 1898-1950 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Niels Bohr Library. The Emilio Segrè visual archives, P-S, [ca. 1870]-9999. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Bethe, Hans A. (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005. Hans Bethe papers, [ca. 1931]-1992. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Webb, Harold Worthington, 1884-1974. Autobiography, ca. 1962. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn American Institute of Physics. Office of the Director. Records of Henry A. Barton, 1931-1964. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn American Institute of Physics. Office of the Secretary. Records, 1932-1994. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Groves, Leslie R., 1896-1970. Letter, 1946 Jan. 22. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn Craven-Pegram Family Papers, 1785-1966 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Hans Bethe papers, [ca. 1931]-1995 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Hutchisson, Elmer, 1902-. Oral history interview with Elmer Hutchisson, 1970 October 22. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Groves, Leslie R., 1896-1970. Letter, 1946 Jan. 22. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn Darrow, Karl K. (Karl Kelchner), 1891-. Oral history interview with Karl K. Darrow, 1964 April 2 and 10 June. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn René Albrecht-Carrié Papers, 1934-1978. Columbia University. Rare Book an Manuscript Library
referencedIn Webb, Harold Worthington, 1884-1974. Oral history interview Harold Worthington Webb, 1970 April 24. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Acoustical Society of America. Twenty-fifth anniversary celebration [motion picture] American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Pegram, George Braxton, 1876-1958. Papers, 1903-1958. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf American Museum of Natural History. American Association for the Advancement of Science correspondence, 1916, 1928-1929. American Museum of Natural History
referencedIn World War II Collection, 1933-1956. Columbia University. University Archives-Columbiana Library,
referencedIn Barton, Henry Askew, 1898-1983. Oral history interview with Henry A. Barton, 1970 March 3 and 16. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Albrecht-Carrié, René, 1904-. René Albrecht-Carrié papers, 1934-1978. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Alexander, Jerome, b. 1876. Jerome Alexander correspondence, 1908-1953. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf American Physical Society. Office of the Treasurer. Records of George B. Pegram, 1926-1957. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Craven-Pegram family papers, 1785-1966 (bulk 1892-1958). Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Grosse, Aristid Victor, 1905-1985. Oral history interview with Aristid Victor Grosse, 1974 January 11 and April 5. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Jerome Alexander correspondence, 1908-1953 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Slater, John C. (John Clarke), 1900-1976. Papers, 1908-1976. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Page, Thomas Walker, 1866-1937. Papers of Thomas Walker Page [manuscript], 1906-1937. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Marshak, Robert E. (Robert Eugene), 1916-1992. Oral history interview with Robert Marshak, 1970. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Abraham, Max, 1875-1922 person
associatedWith Acoustical Society of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Albrecht-Carrié, René, 1904- person
associatedWith Alexander, Jerome, b. 1876. person
associatedWith Amaldi, Edoardo, 1908-1989 person
associatedWith American Institute of Physics. Office of the Director. corporateBody
associatedWith American Institute of Physics. Office of the Secretary. corporateBody
associatedWith American Museum of Natural History. corporateBody
associatedWith American Philosophical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith American Physical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith American Physical Society and American Philosophical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith American Physical Society. Office of the Treasurer. corporateBody
associatedWith American Physical Society. Ohio Section. corporateBody
associatedWith Andrade, E. N. da C., (Edward Neville da Costa), 1887-1971 person
associatedWith Back, Ernst, 1881-1959 person
associatedWith Barton, Henry Askew, 1898-1983. person
associatedWith Bauer, Edmond, 1880-1963 person
associatedWith Becquerel, Jean, 1878-1953 person
associatedWith Benedicks, Carl Axel Fredrik, 1875-1953 person
associatedWith Berliner, Arnold, 1862-1942 person
associatedWith Bethe, Hans A. (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005. person
associatedWith Birge, Raymond T., (Raymond Thayer), 1887-1980 person
associatedWith Bohr, Niels Henrik David, 1885-1962 person
associatedWith Born, Max, 1882-1970 person
associatedWith Breit, Gregory, 1899-1981 person
associatedWith Broglie, Louis de, 1892-1987 person
associatedWith Cockcroft, John, Sir, 1897-1967 person
associatedWith Columbia University corporateBody
associatedWith Columbia University. Dept. of Physics corporateBody
associatedWith Compton, Arthur Holly, 1892-1962 person
associatedWith Coster, Dirk, 1889-1950 person
associatedWith Craven-Pegram Family family
associatedWith Darrow, Karl K. (Karl Kelchner), 1891- person
associatedWith Darwin, Charles Galton, Sir, 1887-1962 person
associatedWith Debye, Peter J. W., (Peter Josef William), 1884-1966 person
associatedWith Dieke, Gerhard Heinrich, 1901-1965 person
associatedWith Dirac, P. A. M., (Paul Adrien Maurice), 1902-1984 person
associatedWith Eddington, Arthur Stanley, Sir, 1882-1944 person
associatedWith Ehrenfest, Paul, 1880-1933 person
associatedWith Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 person
associatedWith Fermi, Enrico, 1901-1954 person
associatedWith Fokker, A. D., (Adriaan Daniel), 1887-1972 person
associatedWith Fowler, A., (Alfred), 1868-1940 person
associatedWith Franck, James, 1882-1964 person
associatedWith Gerlach, Walther, 1889-1979 person
associatedWith Goudsmit, Samuel Abraham, 1902-1978 person
associatedWith Grosse, Aristid Victor, 1905-1985. person
associatedWith Groves, Leslie R., 1896-1970. person
associatedWith Haber, Fritz, 1868-1934 person
associatedWith Hayner, Lucy Julia, 1898-1971. person
associatedWith Heisenberg, Werner, 1901-1976 person
associatedWith Hilbert, David, 1862-1943 person
associatedWith Hutchisson, Elmer, 1902- person
associatedWith Joliot-Curie, Frédéric person
associatedWith Jordan, Pascual, 1902-1980 person
associatedWith Kamerlingh Onnes, Heike, 1853-1926 person
associatedWith Kapitsa, P. L., (Petr Leonidovich), 1894-1984 person
associatedWith Kayser, H., (Heinrich), 1853-1940 person
associatedWith Kemble, Edwin C., (Edwin Crawford), 1889-1984 person
associatedWith Klein, Oskar, 1894-1977 person
associatedWith Kramers, Hendrik Anthony, 1894-1952 person
associatedWith Ladenburg, Rudolf Walter, 1882-1952 person
associatedWith Langevin, Paul, 1872-1946 person
associatedWith Laue, Max von, 1879-1960 person
associatedWith London, Fritz, 1900-1954 person
associatedWith Manhattan Project (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Marshak, Robert E. (Robert Eugene), 1916-1992. person
associatedWith McLennan, J. C., (John Cunningham), 1867-1935 person
associatedWith Meitner, Lise, 1878-1968 person
associatedWith Mie, Gustav, 1868-1957 person
associatedWith Millikan, Robert Andrews, 1868-1953 person
associatedWith Mulliken, Robert Sanderson, 1896-1986 person
associatedWith Niels Bohr Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Nishina, Yoshio, 1890-1951 person
associatedWith Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967 person
associatedWith Page, Thomas Walker, 1866-1937. person
associatedWith Paschen, F., (Friedrich), 1865-1947 person
associatedWith Pauling, Linus, 1901-1994 person
associatedWith Pauli, Wolfgang, 1900-1958 person
associatedWith Planck, Max, 1858-1947 person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
associatedWith Rosenfeld, L., (Leon), 1904-1974 person
associatedWith Rosseland, Svein, 1894-1985 person
associatedWith Rubens, Heinrich, 1865-1922 person
associatedWith Runge, Carl, 1856-1927 person
associatedWith Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937 person
associatedWith Scheel, Karl, 1866-1936 person
associatedWith Schrödinger, Erwin, 1887-1961 person
associatedWith Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society of North America. corporateBody
associatedWith Slater, John C. (John Clarke), 1900-1976. person
associatedWith Sommerfeld, Arnold, 1868-1951 person
associatedWith Stark, Johannes, 1874-1957 person
associatedWith Thomson, J. J., Sir, (Joseph John), 1856-1940 person
associatedWith Uhlenbeck, George Eugène, 1900-1988 person
associatedWith Van Vleck, J. H., (John Hasbrouck), 1899-1980 person
associatedWith Voigt, Woldemar, 1850-1919 person
associatedWith Von Neumann, John, 1903-1957 person
associatedWith Warburg, Emil Gabriel, 1846-1931 person
associatedWith Webb, Harold Worthington, 1884-1974. person
associatedWith Weisskopf, Victor Frederick, 1908-2002 person
associatedWith Zeeman, Pieter, 1865-1943 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)--New York
Subject
Nuclear physics--Research
Women physicists
Occupation
College teachers
Physicists
Activity

Person

Birth 1876-10-24

Death 1958-08-12

Information

Permalink: http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6x069kt

Ark ID: w6x069kt

SNAC ID: 17311198