General Records of the Department of Energy. 1915 - 2007. Photographs Documenting Scientists, Special Events, and Nuclear Research Facilities, Instruments, and Projects at the Berkeley Lab
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Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965
Adlai Ewing Stevenson II (February 5, 1900 – July 14, 1965) was an American lawyer, politician, and diplomat. Raised in Bloomington, Illinois, Stevenson was a member of the Democratic Party. He served in numerous positions in the federal government during the 1930s and 1940s, including the Agricultural Adjustment Administration, Federal Alcohol Administration, Department of the Navy, and the State Department. In 1945, he served on the committee that created the United Nations, and he was a me...
Groves, Leslie R. (Leslie Richard), 1896-1970
Lieutenant General Leslie Richard Groves Jr. (17 August 1896 – 13 July 1970) was a United States Army Corps of Engineers officer who oversaw the construction of the Pentagon and directed the Manhattan Project, a top secret research project that developed the atomic bomb during World War II. The son of a U.S. Army chaplain, Groves lived at various Army posts during his childhood. In 1918, he graduated fourth in his class at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and was commissioned into the ...
Adams, Ansel, 1902-1984
Ansel Adams, American photographer, was born February 20, 1902 in San Francisco, California. He was tutored privately at home where he studied piano, San Francisco, from 1914 to 1927, then studied photography with the photofinisher Frank Dittman, in San Francisco, in 1916 and 1917. He married Virginia Best in 1928, and had two children, Michael and Anne. Adams began his career as a photographer, 1927, and worked as a commercial photographer, from 1930 to 1960. He was a photography correspond...
Oppenheimer, Frank, 1912-1985
Physicist. Research associate, University of California at Berkeley, 1941-1947; research associate, 1959-1961 and professor of physics, University of Colorado, Boulder from 1961. From the description of Speech to Berkeley Democratic Club (1945) and six other talks, 1945-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82803789 Frank Oppenheimer, B.S. (1932) Johns Hopkins University, Ph.D. (1938) California Institute of Technology. Associate professor of physics at the University of Minn...
Seaborg, Glenn Theodore 1912-
Seaborg was born on Apr. 19, 1912 in Ishpeming, MI; AB, UCLA, 1934; Ph. D, UC Berkeley, 1937; research assoc. (1937-39), instructor (1939-41), asst. professor (1941-45), prof. of chemistry (1945-71), univ. professor beginning in 1971, UC Berkeley; director of plutonium work for Manhattan Project at Univ. of Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory (1942-46); head of Nuclear Chemistry Division (1946-58 and 1971-75), and assoc. director of laboratory, 1954-61 and again beginning in 1971, Lawrence Berkeley...
Alvarez, Luis W., 1911-1988
Luis W. Alvarez (b. June 13, 1911, San Francisco, CA–d. September 1, 1988, Berkely, CA) was an American experimental physicist, inventor, and professor who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1968. After receiving his PhD from the University of Chicago in 1936, Alvarez went to work for Ernest Lawrence at the Radiation Laboratory at the University of California in Berkeley. Alvarez devised a set of experiments to observe K-electron capture in radioactive nuclei, predicted by the beta decay ...
Kamen, Martin David, 1913-2002
Professor of biochemistry, University of California, San Diego. Professor at University of California, Berkeley in the late 1930s. From the description of Martin David Kamen papers : ms., [ca. 1937-1945]. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122514517 Biochemist educated at the University of Chicago (B.A. 1933, Ph. D. 1936), co-discoverer of carbon-14, and prominent professor of biochemistry and researcher in photosynthesis, cytochromes, and...
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963
John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...
Aebersold, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1910-1967
American physicist. From the description of Papers, 1924-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78006822 From the description of Papers, 1924-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154302963 ...
Muhammad V, King of Morocco, 1909-1961
McMillan, Edwin M. (Edwin Mattison), 1907-
Physicist. Professor of physics, University of California at Berkeley, 1934-1973; and staff member of Lawrence Radiation Laboratory (renamed the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory in 1971), 1934-1971, and its director from 1958-1973. Pioneer in development and application of the cyclotron. Died in 1991. From the description of Travel diary kept during the California Institute of Technology Travel Prize Trip across the United States and Europe, 1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83660405 ...
Calvin, Melvin, 1911-1997
Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967
Died 1967. From the description of Oral history interview with J. Robert Oppenheimer, 1963 November 18 and 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80709804 Physicist (quantum theory and nuclear physics). On the physics faculty at California Institute of Technology and University of California, Berkeley in theoretical physics, 1929-1947; director of Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, 1943-1945; chairman of the General Advisory Committee of the Atomic Energy Commission, 1946-1952; d...
Teller, Edward 1908-
Marshak, Robert E. (Robert Eugene), 1916-1992
American educator; president, City College, City University of New York, 1970-1979. From the description of Robert Eugene Marshak papers, 1970-1985. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872077 Physicist (sub-atomic particles) and educator. Died in 1992. From the description of Oral history interview with Robert Marshak, 1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81515112 Physicist (sub-atomic particles) and educator. A. B., Columbia University (1936); Ph. D., Cor...
Chamberlain, O. (Owen)
Interviewee b. 1920. From the description of Reminiscences of Owen Chamberlain : oral history, 1964. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122586907 Owen Chamberlain (1920- ). Physicist at Los Alamos, Professor of physics, University of California, Berkeley; Nobel Laureate. From the description of Oral history interview with Owen Chamberlain. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78178368 Biographical In...
Mann, W. B. (Wilfrid Basil), 1908-
Margaret, Princess, Countess of Snowdon, 1930-2002
Epithet: daughter of George VI; wife of Antony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones Title: Countess of Snowdon British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000387.0x00022d ...
Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996
Governor of California, 1959-1967. From the description of Press conference recording, 1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553823 Edmund Gerald "Pat" Brown (1905-1996), born in San Francisco, Calif., was the thirty-second governor of California from 1959 to 1967. From the description of Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10569285 Biographical Note ...
Ghiorso, Albert, 1915-2010
Albert Ghiorso (b. July 15, 1915, Vallejo, Calif.–d. December 26, 2010), American nuclear scientist and co-discoverer of twelve chemical elements on the periodic table. He worked at the Ernest O. Lawrence National Laboratory at the University of California at Berkeley. From the description of Ghiorso, Albert, 1915-2010 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10601141 ...
McNamara, Robert S., 1916-2009
U.S. secretary of defense, president of World Bank, and corporate executive. Full name: Robert Strange McNamara. From the description of Robert S. McNamara papers, 1934-2009 (bulk 1968-2005). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132706 Robert Strange McNamara (b. 1916) was a business executive and Secretary of Defense during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. During World War II he worked on the deployment of the B-29 bomber, and served in the Army Air Forces in India, Chi...
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957
Mexican painter and muralist. From the description of Declaration in connection with a watercolor and a drawing sold to Mrs. Schwartz, 1934 March 7, Mexico City. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81939422 Diego Rivera, a renowned Mexican mural painter, was commissioned by Mrs. Samuel Strong in 1935 to paint a portrait of her friend, Kathleen Burke, of Cleveland, Ohio. From the description of Receipt from Diego Rivera, 1935 Mar. 5. (Unknown). WorldCa...
Erlander, Tage, 1901-
Hamilton, Joseph G. (Joseph Gilbert), 1907-
Lawrence, Ernest Orlando, 1901-1958
Ernest Orlando Lawrence, Nobel prizewinning physicist, inventor of the cyclotron and the founder and first director of the University of California Radiation Laboratory, was born on August 8, 1901 in Canton, South Dakota. His parents Carl Gustavus and Gunda Jacobson Lawrence were the children of Norwegian immigrants. Ernest Lawrence attended St. Olaf College and later the University of South Dakota, where he received his A.B. degree in 1922. He had originally thought to become a medical doctor, ...