William Ralph Bennett Papers 1922-circa 1998 (bulk 1958-1996)


William Ralph Bennett Papers, 1922-circa 1998, (bulk 1958-1996)

William Ralph Bennett Papers 1922-circa 1998 (bulk 1958-1996)

Physicist, inventor, educator, and author. Topical files, notebooks, records of scientific experiments, research material, correspondence, scientific papers, lecture files, drafts of books with related background and research material, printed matter, and miscellaneous material documenting Bennett's development of the gas laser and other inventions, his academic and professional career, and his authorship of scientific papers and books.

43,400 items; 124 containers plus 21 oversize; 49.6 linear feet



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