Papers of Jabez Curry Street, 1946-1973 (inclusive).


Papers of Jabez Curry Street, 1946-1973 (inclusive).

Contains correspondence, teaching, and research materials relating to Harvard and other professional activities. Includes notes and examinations for physics courses, correspondence and memoranda regarding administration, and recommendations for students and other candidates for professional positions. Also includes documents relating to the planning, construction, operation, and early history of the Harvard-MIT Cambridge Electron Accelerator. Other professional papers refer to the Nuclear Physics Committee, the Atomic Energy Commission, and the National Science Foundation. Related publications and reference materials available in repository. For information on component parts of collection, see Harvard LOCATION below.

2.75 cubic feet of mss in 8 containers


SNAC Resource ID: 8182349

Harvard University Archives.

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