Louis N. Ridenour Papers 1917-1960 (bulk 1945-1959)


Louis N. Ridenour Papers 1917-1960 (bulk 1945-1959)

Physicist and author. Correspondence, journals, reports, writings, printed matter, photographs, and other items relating to science policy issues concerning nuclear energy and computer technology as well as Ridenour's contribution to the development and application of radar technology during World War II.

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