Papers, [ca. 1950s-1970s].

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Papers, [ca. 1950s-1970s].

This collection includes correspondence, notebooks, reports, and recordings. The twenty-eight volumes of notebooks, which are his daily record of calculations, meetings attended and conversations held about his work, are of primary significance. They cover physics, nucleonics, quantum electrodynamics, and relativity.

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