Papers of Percy Williams Bridgman, 1905-1982 (inclusive).


Bridgman, P. W. (Percy Williams), 1882-1961. Papers of Percy Williams Bridgman, 1905-1982 (inclusive).

Papers of Percy Williams Bridgman, 1905-1982 (inclusive).

The papers consist chiefly of professional and research material. The documents touch on many aspects of Bridgman's work, including experiments, procurement of research materials and funding, writing and publication, involvement with scholarly societies, work for the Los Alamos National Laboratory, and teaching. There is a small amount of material dating from Bridgman's student days, chiefly course notes. There are also small amounts of memorial, biographical, and personal material. Formats include correspondence, laboratory notebooks, manuscripts and notes for Bridgman's writings, research laboratory notebooks, card indices, bibliographies, reports, photographs, diagrams, and charts.

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