The Emilio Segrè visual archives, K-O, [ca. 1870]-9999.

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Niels Bohr Library. The Emilio Segrè visual archives, K-O, [ca. 1870]-9999.

The Emilio Segrè visual archives, K-O, [ca. 1870]-9999.

An extensive collection of some 25,000 historical photographs, slides, lithographs, engravings, and other visual materials relating to the history of physics and its allied sciences. The collection focuses on American physicists and astronomers of the twentieth century, but includes many scientists in Europe and elsewhere, in other fields related to physics, and in earlier times. It contains photographs of industrial laboratories, observatories, apparatus, academic physics departments, meetings of scientific societies, etc. This record contains a partial index.

ca. 25,000 items.

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Nier, Alfred O. (Alfred Otto), 1911-1994

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Physicist. Died 1994. From the description of An account of the first sample of separated Uranium 235 at the University of Minnesota in 1940, 1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82028106 Alfred Otto Carl Nier, world-renowned physicist and scientific instrument designer, was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, on May 28, 1911. He spent most of his career at the University of Minnesota, both as a student and as a member of the faculty. His post-doctoral work was done at Harvard Univ...

Ladenburg, Rudolf Walter, 1882-1952

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Died 1952. From the description of Correspondence, manuscripts, reprints, clippings, and a typescript statement on the 25th anniversary of quantum theory, 1910-1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84042887 ...

Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727

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English natural philosopher and mathematician. From the description of Receipt signed : London?, 1718 May 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612606 From the description of Autograph notes : [n.p.], ca. 1706?. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611631 From the description of Document signed : London?, 1704 Oct. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612422 Sir Isaac Newton was a mathematician. From the description of Notes on ancient history and ...

Landé, Alfred, 1888-

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Born in Elberfeld, Germany. University of Munich and Gottingen, Germany 1914. Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio 1931-1960. Died 1975. From the description of Alfred Lande's autograph collection 1919-1973 (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82245667 Physicist (quantum theory, spectra). On the physics faculty at the Universität Frankfurt-am-Main, 1919-1922; Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen, 1922-1931; and Ohio State University from 1931. From the description...

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...

Mayer, Maria Goeppert, 1906-1972

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Maria Goeppert Mayer was born on June 28, 1906 in Kattowitz, Germany, to Friedrich and Maria (nee Wolff) Goeppert. In 1910 she moved with her parents to Gottingen where her father taught pediatrics at the University. She enrolled at the University at Gottingen in the spring of 1924 with the expectation of pursuing a career in mathematics, but soon became attracted to physics and the developing field of quantum mechanics. In 1930 Mayer took her doctorate in theoretical physics under t...

Luyten, Willem Jacob, 1899-1994

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Luyten died in 1994. From the description of Response to History of Modern Astrophysics Survey, 1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79918246 Willem J. Luyten was born on 7 March 1899 in Semarang, Dutch East Indies (now Java, Indonesia). He earned his B.A. in 1918 from the University of Amsterdam and his M.A. in 1920 and Ph.D. in 1921 from the University of Leiden, Holland (now Leiden University, the Netherlands). Before coming to the University of Minnesota, Dr...

McMillan, Edwin M. (Edwin Mattison), 1907-

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Physicist. Professor of physics, University of California at Berkeley, 1934-1973; and staff member of Lawrence Radiation Laboratory (renamed the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory in 1971), 1934-1971, and its director from 1958-1973. Pioneer in development and application of the cyclotron. Died in 1991. From the description of Travel diary kept during the California Institute of Technology Travel Prize Trip across the United States and Europe, 1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83660405 ...

Niels Bohr Library

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The Niels Bohr Library is part of the Center for History of Physics of the American Institute of Physics. Its primary mission is to preserve and make known the history of modern physics and allied sciences. The photograph collection is named in honor of Emilio Segrè, best known for his Nobel Prize-winning work in nuclear and high-energy physics, but also an avid photographer and author of books on the history of modern physics. From the description of The Emilio Segrè visual archiv...

Mayer, Joseph Edward, 1904-....

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Died 1983. From the description of Oral history interview with Joseph Edward Mayer, 1975 January 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79322266 Biography The son of a bridge engineer, Joseph Edward Mayer was born on February 5, 1904 in New York City. His family later moved to Canada and then to California, where Mayer graduated from Hollywood High School. In 1924 he received a B.S. in chemistry from the California Institute ...

Kramers, Hendrik Anthony, 1894-1952

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Nernst, Walther, 1864-1941

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Physicist. Major affiliations inclulde: Georg-August Universität zu Göttingen, Gottingen, Germany, 1891-1905; Physikalisch-Technische Reichsanstalt, Berlin, 1922-1924; and Universität Berlin, 1925-1933. From the description of Thermodynamische Behandlung einiger des Wassers, Teil 1: scientific notes, 1909. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81474006 ...

Kammerlingh Onnes, Heike, 1853-1926.

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Mott, N. F. Sir, 1905-

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Millikan, Robert Andrews, 1868-1953

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Physicist (photoelectricity, ions) and educator. On the physics faculty at the University of Chicago, 1896-1921; on the faculty at California Institute of Technology: director, Norman Bridge Laboratory of Physics and chairman of the Executive Council, 1921-1946, emeritus professor of physics and chairman of the Board of Trustees from 1946; Nobel Prize in physics, 1923. From the description of Papers [microform], 1847-1953. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77594601 Millikan was...

Kapitsa, P. L. 1894-

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Majorana, Ettore

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Majorana (1906-1938) was a physicist (atomic physics, elementary particles). Professor of theoretical physics, Universit\a di Napoli 1937-1938. From the description of Papers, ca. 1927-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78844720 Physicist (atomic physics, elementary particles). Professor of theoretical physics, Università di Napoli, 1937-1938. From the description of Letter to Emilio Segrè, 1933. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78824386 Majorana (1906...

Meggers, William F. (William Frederick), 1888-1966

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Physicist (physical optics, spectroscopy). Staff member, National Bureau of Standards, 1914-1958; chief of Spectroscoptic Section, 1920-1958. From the description of Papers, 1917-1966. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83715373 From the description of Addition to papers, 1870-1973 (bulk: 1906-1966). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79391414 Physicist (physical optics, spectroscopy). Staff member, National Bureau of Standards, 1914-1958; chief of spectroscoptic section, 1...

Michels, Walter C. (Walter Christian), 1906-1975

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Los Alamos national laboratory

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Michelson, Albert Abraham, 1852-1931

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Physicist (light). Graduate of U.S. Naval Academy, Class of 1873, and measured the velocity of light in 1878-1879 while on duty at the Academy as an instructor in physics and chemistry. On the physics faculty of Case Western Reserve (1883-1889); and University of Chicago: department chair (1892-1925), distinguished service professor from 1925; winner of Nobel Prize (1907). From the description of Papers, 1803-1989 ; (bulk: 1861-1965). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82694665 ...

Meitner, Lise, 1878-1968

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Physicist, professor in Berlin, member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. From the description of Collection. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155004843 ...

Mayall, N. U. 1906-

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Koch, Herman William, 1920-

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Physicist. High Energy Radiation Section, National Bureau of Standards, 1949-1962; Chief, Radiation Physics Division, 1962-1966; Director, American Institute of Physics, 1966-1988. From the description of Ed Condon and the NBS Radiation Physics Laboratory, 2002. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78514907 From the description of Their Family Story: Bill and Becky Koch, July 2002. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154303386 ...

Laue, Max ˜vonœ 1879-1960

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Major affiliations include: Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany, 1905-1909, 1919-1943; Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, Germany, 1909-1912; Universität Frankfurt-am-Main (later Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Universität Frankfurt), Frankkfurt-am-Main, Germany, 1914-1919; Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany, 1951-1960. From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122521272 Physicist. Major affi...

Loeb, Leonard B.

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Professor of Physics at the University of California, Berkeley for 36 years and Professor Emeritus for 20 more. From the description of Supplement to Autobiography : typescript, 1970 February. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 214932738 Leonard Benedict Loeb (1891-1978), physicist. From the description of Oral history interview with Leonard B. Loeb, 1962 August 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83622721 Physicist (electrical pheno...

Landau, L. D. 1908-1968.

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Lindsay, Robert Bruce, 1900-

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Lindsay died in 1985. From the description of Intellectual autobiography, circa 1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154306609 R. Bruce Lindsay (1900-1985). Physicist (acoustics and education). Professor of physics, Yale University, 1923-1930; chairman, dean, and professor emeritus of physics, Brown University, 1930-1985; editor-in-chief of the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 1957-75. From the description of Appendix to the intellectual autobiograph...

Lawrence, Ernest Orlando, 1901-1958

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Ernest Orlando Lawrence, Nobel prizewinning physicist, inventor of the cyclotron and the founder and first director of the University of California Radiation Laboratory, was born on August 8, 1901 in Canton, South Dakota. His parents Carl Gustavus and Gunda Jacobson Lawrence were the children of Norwegian immigrants. Ernest Lawrence attended St. Olaf College and later the University of South Dakota, where he received his A.B. degree in 1922. He had originally thought to become a medical doctor, ...

Niels Bohr institutet

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Lawrence Radiation Laboratory

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Marshak, Robert E. (Robert Eugene), 1916-1992

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American educator; president, City College, City University of New York, 1970-1979. From the description of Robert Eugene Marshak papers, 1970-1985. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872077 Physicist (sub-atomic particles) and educator. Died in 1992. From the description of Oral history interview with Robert Marshak, 1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81515112 Physicist (sub-atomic particles) and educator. A. B., Columbia University (1936); Ph. D., Cor...