Edward U. Condon Papers Circa 1920-1974

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Edward U. Condon Papers, Circa 1920-1974

Edward U. Condon Papers Circa 1920-1974

Edward Uhler Condon was a theoretical physicist at Princeton University and Westinghouse Laboratories who later served as director of the National Bureau of Standards (1945-1951), and as the director of research and development (1951-1954) and consulting physicist (1954-1974) at Corning Glass Works. The Condon Papers includes correspondence, notebooks, writings, photographs, and other materials concerning Condon's education, teaching, and his government, industrial, and academic.

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Harry S. Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri, on May 8, 1884, the son of John Anderson Truman and Martha Ellen (Young) Truman. The family, which soon included another boy, Vivian, and a girl, Mary Jane moved several times during Truman''s childhood and youth - first, in 1887, to a farm near Grandview, then, in 1890, to Independence, and finally, in 1902, to Kansas City. He attended public schools in Independence, graduating from high school in 1901. After leaving school, he worked briefly as a ti...

Suhonen, E.

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Korda, E. J.

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Lin, Lan-Ying.

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Schultz, P. C.

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Federation of American Scientists

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The Federation of American Scientists, a federation of seven associations of scientists and engineers, was organized in 1946 for the purpose of promoting world peace, international control of atomic energy, and the proper use of science for general welfare. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., FAS sought to influence government policy and educate the public concerning the social implications of new knowledge in science. From the description of Records, 1945-1970 (inclusive). (Universit...

United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Manhattan District

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Morse, Philip M. (Philip McCord), 1903-1985

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Morse died in 1985. From the description of Autobiographical data, ca. 1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81716656 Philip McCord Morse was born August 6, 1903, in Shreveport, Louisiana. His parents, Allen Crafts Morse, a telephone engineer, and Edith McCord Morse, soon moved to Cleveland where he grew up. In 1921 Philip Morse started attending Case Institute, but he took the following year off to work in the Radiolectric Shop that he owned with friends. Upon h...

Tarzca, W. H.

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University of California (1868-1952)

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Administrative History During the mid-twentieth century, the American Labor Movement reached a pinnacle of power and influence within society. The Second World War required that labor be managed as a strategic resource; the high productivity of workers during the war carried over in the peace time economy, which experienced a sustained economic "boom." Unlike European labor relations, where unions play an "official" role in government, the Am...

Urey, Harold Clayton, 1893-

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Died in 1981. From the description of Oral history interview with Harold Clayton Urey, 1964 March 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84584513 Epithet: US chemist, Nobel laureate British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x0000b4 Mildred Cohn was a biochemist and biophysicist. She received her Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1938 and was a research associate in biochemistry at several univers...

SANE, Inc.

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Nelson, J. W.

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Feenberg, Eugene.

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Feenberg (1906-1977). Physicist (quantum theory, nuclear physics). A member of the National Academy of Sciences, Professor Feenberg was a member of the Washington University Physics faculty from 1946 to 1977. Prior to coming to Washington University he held positions at Harvard, the University of Wisconsin, and Washington Square College of New York University; and on the staff at Sperry Gyroscope Co. (1942-1946). From 1936 to 1938, Feenberg held a fellowship at the Institute for Advanced Study. ...

Odabasi, Halis

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Weaver, Warren, 1894-1978

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Foundation executive, mathematician. From the description of Reminiscences of Warren Weaver : oral history, 1961. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309735455 Max Bergmann (February 12, 1886-November 7, 1944) was a biochemist, whose research proved key for the study of biochemical processes. His work on peptide synthesis and protein splitting provided a starting point for modern protein chemistry and the study of enzyme-substrate ...

Kunz, H.-J.

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Weaver, Warren

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Swartz, Clifford E.

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Gamow, George, 1904-1968

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George Gamow: physicist, astronomer, and author. Born Georgii Antonovič Gamov. Barbara Merrihew Perkins: editor and translator. From the description of George Gamow and Barbara Gamow papers, 1915-1975 (bulk 1950-1975). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981157 Russian-born American physicist, early advocate of the "Big Bang" theory of the origin of the universe. Professor of Physics at George Washington University, 1934-1956. While a student at the Institute of Theoretical Ph...

Stueckelberg, E. C. G. (Ernst Carl Gerlach), 1905-1984

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Physicist. From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82113401 ...

Ostertag, W.

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Taylor, William J.

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Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967

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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...

Crosswhite, Hannah

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Curtis, Charles P.

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Gottlieb, Sanford

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Peace and disarmament activist. From the description of Papers, 1946-1995 (bulk 1959-1995). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70937632 ...

Eastern Industrial Personnel Security Board.

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Pugh, E. M., R. V. Heine-Geldern, S. Foner, and E. C. Mutschler.

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DuMond, Jesse W. M. (Jesse William Monroe), 1892-1976

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American physicist. From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154302843 Biography Jesse William Monroe DuMond, experimental physicist, was born in Paris on July 11, 1892, to expatriate American parents, Fredrick Melville DuMond and Louise Adele Kerr. After the death of his mother before he was two years old, DuMond was cared for by his maternal grandmother, Catherine E. Kerr, a resident of Paris, up t...

Pauling, Linus, 1901-1994

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Born in Portland, Oregon on 28 February 1901. Died on 19 August 1994. Education: B.S., Chemical Engineering, Oregon State College (1922), Ph.D., Physical Chemistry and Mathematical Physics, California Institute of Technology (1925). Employment: 1925-1926 National Research Council; 1926-1927 Universities of Münich, Zürich, and Copenhagen; 1922-1969 California Institute of Technology; 1969- Stanford University; 1973-1979 Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine. From the descr...

Smith, Kenneth Leslie, 1946-

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DeFacio, B.

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Smith, J. W., 1930-

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Dwyer, T. J.

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Moos, H. W.

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Geiger, G. A.

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Jones, G. O.

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Kendall, O. W.

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Shortley, George, 1910-....

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Newman, James Roy, 1907-1966

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Editor of the "New Republic" and "Scientific American." From the description of Papers, 1924-1964. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36791139 ...

Tong, S. S. C.

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Friedlander, Michael W.

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Starr, Chauncey.

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Shay "D".

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Stamler, Jeremiah, M. D.

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Ortabasi, U.

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Garstang, R.H.

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Smith, G. P.

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Gallagher, Joe Harold.

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Bronk, Detlev W. (Detlev Wulf), 1897-1975

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Scientist and educator, Detlev W. Bronk was born in New York City in 1897. He received the B.A. from Swarthmore College in 1920, the M.S. in physics in 1922, and the Ph.D. in physics and physiology, both from the University of Michigan. From 1928 to 1929, as a Fellow of the National Research Council, he conducted studies with English scientists E.D. Adrian and A. V. Hill on the mode of discharge of impulses by motor nerve cells and shed light on many problems of sensory physiology a...

Merzbacher, Eugen.

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Dean, W. W.

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Humphreys, Curtis J. (Curtis Judson)

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Proctor, T. M.

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Winckler, J. R. and D. J. Hofmann.

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Watson, J. H. P.

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Phillips, Melba, 1907-2004

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Physicist (educator). Professor of physics, Brooklyn College, 1938-1952; professor of physics, University of Chicago, 1962-1972; president of American Association of Physics Teachers, 1966. From the description of Correspondence with Karl Kelchner Darrow primarily about program arrangements for joint meeting of the American Physical Society and the American Association of Physics Teachers 1965-1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84273844 ...

Mockler, R. C.

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Zare, Richard N.

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Morley, Robert H.

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Shoup, R. D.

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Neuman, William F. (William Frederick), 1919-

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Quinn, A. P.

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Snyder, Ralph Brockett

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Doman, R. C.

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Gurney, Ronald W. (Ronald Wilfrid)

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Corning Glass Works

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Fand, U.

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Society for Social Responsibility in Science (ACT)

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Evans, D. L

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Tawney, Gerald L.

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Stookey, S. Donald

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Rauscher, H. E.

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Wilson, E. Bright (Edgar Bright), 1908-

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Born in Gallati, Tennessee on 18 December 1908. Died: 12 July 1992. Education: B.S., Chemistry, Princeton University (1930), M.A., Princeton University (1931), Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, California Institute of Technology (1933). Employment: 1933-1934 California Institute of Technology; 1942-1944 Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; 1944-1946 National Defense Research Committee; 1952-1953 Department of Defense; 1934- Harvard University. From the description of Oral history interview...

Medrud, R. C.

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Meyerhoff, Howard A. (Howard Augustus), 1899-

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Howard A. Meyerhoff (1899-1982), a geologist, was professor of geology at Smith College from 1925 to 1949, administrative secretary and chair of the editorial board for the American Association for the Advancement of Science form 1949 to 1953, a member of the Scientific Manpower Commission fro m1953 to 1965, and head of the geology deparment at the University of Pennsylvania fro m1962 to 1967. He was also chairman of the board of Propper-McCallum Hosiery Co. from 1938 to 1947, a mediator for the...

Shonk, Carl Richter

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Oppenheimer, Frank, 1912-1985

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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...

Godfredson, Eugene.

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Gurney-Taylor, Natalie

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Hadamard, J. (Jacqueline)

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Condon, Joseph Henry and R. E. Walstedt

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Washington university Saint Louis, Mo.

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On October 17, 2000, Washington University hosted the third presidential debate before the 2000 presidential election. This was the second debate held on the University campus: the University had hosted a debate in 1992 and was scheduled to host a 1996 debate which was later cancelled. The debate was held in the Washington University Field House, where Texas governor George W. Bush and Vice President Al Gore debated for ninety minutes over issues such as health care, tax cuts, the death penalty,...

Brothers, J. A.

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Randall, E. N.

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Norberg, Richard E.

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Roberts, Newton K. and Martin J. McKenley.

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Dumbaugh, W. H.

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U.S. Atomic Energy Commission

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This collection of transparencies was used by representatives of the Atomic Energy Commission (A.E.C.) during a presentation before the Alaska House State Affairs Committee, April 4, 1970, in Juneau. At the time of the presentation, the A.E.C. was planning a second underground nuclear test on Amchitka Island in 1971, code-named CANNIKIN. Testimony was heard from several groups against a second test as well as adverse testimony about the first test which took place in October, 1969 and was code n...