Papers, 1920-1994.


Schwinger, Julian, 1918-1994. Papers, 1920-1994.

Papers, 1920-1994.

Collection consists of correspondence, lecture notes, problem sets, manuscripts, speeches, reports, research subject files, videotapes, films, notes, computations, and printed material related to Schwinger's research and teaching activities in physics. The bulk of the material covers the periods he taught at Harvard and at UCLA (1945-88). Manuscripts of published and unpublished articles and monographs form the largest category of material in the collection by volume. Correspondents include: George Abell, McGeorge Bundy, Richard P. Feynman, Wolfgang Pauli, William A. Nierenberg, B. Stanley Pons, J. Robert Oppenheimer, David S. Saxon, Edward Teller, Gregor Wentzel, and Eugene P. Wigner.

28 cartons (28 linear ft.)1 oversize box.

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University of California, Los Angeles (corporateBody)

Biography Cox was born Jan. 5, 1926 in Fresno, CA; BA, political science, Stanford, 1949; associate for Bill P. Wreden, antiquarian book dealer, San Francisco; MLS, UC Berkeley, 1954; began working at the UCLA library in 1954, serving in gifts and exchange, as head of the Geology Library, and head of circulation (1960-77); compiled and donated Albright library bibliography; Acting Assoc. University Librarian for Public Services, UCLA, 1977-79...

Schwinger, Julian, 1918-1994 (person)

Schwinger was born Feb. 12, 1918 in NYC; AB, Columbia, 1936; Ph. D, Columbia, 1939; received a National Research Council Fellowship and went to UC Berkeley to work with J. Robert Oppenheimer; contributed to the development of the atomic bomb as a staff member at the Metallurgical Laboratory, Univ. of Chicago, 1943; staff member, Radiation Laboratory, MIT, 1943-46; taught at Harvard Univ., 1945-72; taught at UCLA, 1972-88; awarded the Nobel Prize in physics in 1965 for his contributions in the fi...