The Emilio Segrè visual archives, E-J, [ca. 1870]-9999.

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The Emilio Segrè visual archives, E-J, [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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SNAC Resource ID: 8226135

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Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790

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Benjamin Franklin FRS FRSA FRSE (January 17, 1706 [O.S. January 6, 1706] – April 17, 1790) was an American polymath who was active as a writer, scientist, inventor, statesman, diplomat, printer, publisher and political philosopher. Among the leading intellectuals of his time, Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, a drafter and signer of the United States Declaration of Independence, and the first United States postmaster general. As a scientist, he was a major figure in ...

Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867

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English physicist and chemist. From the guide to the Michael Faraday letter, 1867 May 1, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) English chemist and physicist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Royal Institution, to Benjamin Dockray, 1856 Jan. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 607104668 Chemist, physicist. From the description of Michael Faraday letter, 1836. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 77010683 Engli...

Harrison, George Russell, 1898-1979

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Gamow, George, 1904-1968

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George Gamow: physicist, astronomer, and author. Born Georgii Antonovič Gamov. Barbara Merrihew Perkins: editor and translator. From the description of George Gamow and Barbara Gamow papers, 1915-1975 (bulk 1950-1975). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981157 Russian-born American physicist, early advocate of the "Big Bang" theory of the origin of the universe. Professor of Physics at George Washington University, 1934-1956. While a student at the Institute of Theoretical Ph...

Goddard, Robert Hutchings, 1882-1945

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Physicist. From the description of Letters of Robert Hutchings Goddard, 1920-1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450492 From the description of Scrapbooks of Robert Hutchings, 1904-1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71067686 Robert H. Goddard (1882-1945), a pioneer in modern rocket research, was aided by the Smithsonian at an early and crucial point in his work. This collection consists of copies of letters from Goddard to the Smithsonian Institution. ...

Fermi, Enrico, 1901-1954

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Enrico Fermi was a physicist. From the description of Letters, 1918-1926, to Enrico Perisco. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173466015 From the guide to the Enrico Fermi letters, 1918-1926, to Enrico Perisco, 1918-1926, (American Philosophical Society) Physicist. From the description of Papers of Enrico Fermi, 1919-1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068165 Physicist (slow neutrons, artificial radioactivity, beta-ray emission, statistical mode...

Greenstein, Jesse L. (Jesse Leonard), 1909-2002

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William Carlos Williams was an American poet, often considered part of the Imagist and Modernist movements. From the description of Letter from Jesse L. Greenstein to William Carlos Williams. 1939, Nov. 19. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 226352006 Greenstein was a Harvard educated astronomer who came to the California Institute of Technology in 1948 to run the astronomy program, which then included the administration of the...

Hale, George Ellery, 1868-1938

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George Ellery Hale was an astrophysicist. He was the organizer and director of the Mount Wilson Observatory of the Carnegie Institute of Washington, 1904-1923, and was honorary director until his death in 1938. His principal scientific researches were made in stellar spectroscopy. From the description of Papers, 1903-1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82798019 From the description of Papers, 1882-1937. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523501...

Hertz, Gustav, 1887-

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Gustav Ludwig Hertz (1887-1975). From the description of Oral history interview with Gustav Ludwig Hertz, 1963 May 14 and 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81511415 ...

Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642

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Astronomer and physicist. From the description of Letter signed (the concluding page only) : Florence, to an unidentified correspondent, 1612 Aug. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269597521 ...

Hale Observatories

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Goudsmit, Samuel A. (Samuel Abraham), 1902-1978

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Samuel A. Goudsmit (1902-1978). Physicist. From the description of The development of physics in the United States in the 1920s and 1930s [sound recording] / 1974 April 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84276317 From the description of Address [sound recording] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80830635 Physicist (atomic physics) and editor. On the physics faculty at University of Michigan, 1927-1946; on the staff of Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1948-1970, and chai...

Joliot-Curie, Frédéric

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Goldhaber, Maurice, 1911-2011

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Maurice Goldhaber (b. April 18, 1911, Lemberg, Austria-Hungary–d. May 11, 2011, East Setauket, NY) studied physics at University of Berlin and received his PhD from Cambridge University. In 1934, Goldhaber and James Chadwick established that the neutron has a great enough mass over the proton to decay while working at the Cavendish Laboratory in Cambridge, England. Goldhaber moved to the University of Illinois in 1938 and published research about beta participles with his wife, Gertrude Scharff-...

Hahn, Otto, 1879-1968

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German physical chemist. From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84584649 From the description of Unidentified materials. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80453274 German radiochemist. From the description of Autograph statement unsigned (working draft) : [n.p.], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270508943 ...

Frisch, Otto Robert, 1904-

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Died 1979. From the description of Oral history interview with Otto Robert Frisch, 1967 May 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83622710 From the description of Oral history interview with Otto Robert Frisch, 1963 May 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79789841 ...

Inglis, David Rittenhouse, 1905-1995

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Physicist; Ohio State University, 1931-1934; University of Pittsburgh, 1934-1937; Princeton University, 1937-1938; Johns Hopkins University, 1938-1949; Manhattan Project/Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1943-1946; Argonne National Laboratory, 1949-1975; University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 1969-1975 (Emeritus). From the description of Conversations with David Inglis, [videorecording] Feb.-May, 1989 (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80975922 Inglis at Argonne Nati...

Joliot-Curie, Irène, 1897-1956

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Ehrenfest, Paul, 1880-1933

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Nuclear physicist (statistical mechanics, applied quantum physics). On the physics faculty at Universität Wein (1900-1904); on the staff of Petrogradskii politeknicheskii (1907-1912); and on the physics faculty at Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden (1912-1933). From the description of Papers, 1902-1933. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79973171 ...

Franck, James, 1882-1964

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German physicist; graduate of University of Berlin, 1906. Professor at University of Gottingen, 1920-1933; University of Chicago, 1938-1947. From the description of Reminiscences [sound recording] : an address at the American Physical Society, Southeastern Section, 1962 April 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82023313 Physicist. Born, Hamburg, Germany, 1882. Professor of Experimental Physics and Director of the Second Institute for Experimental Physics, University of Göttin...

Heisenberg, Werner, 1901-1976

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Physicist (quantum theory, quantum mechanics, uncertainty principle, unified field theory) and administrator. On the physic faculty at Universität Göttingen (1923-1924, 1925-1926); Kovenhavens Universitet (1924-1925, 1926-1927); Universität Leipzig (1927-1941); director, Kaiser-Wilhelm Institut für Physik (1941-1945); director, Max-Planck Institut für Physik (1946-1958); and director, Max-Planck Institut für Physik und Astrophysik (1958-1970). From the description of Papers. (U...

Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955

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Albert Einstein was born at Ulm, in Württemberg, Germany, on March 14, 1879. Six weeks later the family moved to Munich, where he later on began his schooling at the Luitpold Gymnasium. Later, they moved to Italy and Albert continued his education at Aarau, Switzerland and in 1896 he entered the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich to be trained as a teacher in physics and mathematics. In 1901, the year he gained his diploma, he acquired Swiss citizenship and, as he was...

Frauenfelder, Hans, 1922-....

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Physicist (particle physics). Professor of physics, University of Illinois at Urbana, 1958-1992; director of Center for Nonlinear Studies, Los Alamos National Laboratory from 1995. From the description of Responses to survey on the impact of immigration on U.S. physics, 1999. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83892500 Physicist (particle physics). Professor of physics University of Illinois at Urbana, 1958-. From the description of Hans Frauenfelder papers, 1940-199...

Fletcher, Harvey, 1884-1981

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Fletcher died in 1981. From the description of Autobiographical notes, 1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84131911 Engineer and acoustics researcher at Bell Laboratories. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, May 9, 1979 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861761 Died 1981. From the description of Oral history interview with Harvey Fletcher, 1964 May 15. (Unknown). WorldCat...

Feynman, Richard Phillips

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Epithet: Professor of Physics California Institute of Technology British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x000078 ...

Niels Bohr Library & Archives (College Park, Md.)

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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...