The Emilio Segrè visual archives, T-Z, [ca. 1870]-9999.

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

The Emilio Segrè visual archives, T-Z, [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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Truesdell, C. 1919-

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Zeeman, Pieter, 1865-1943

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Webster, Arthur Gordon, 1863-1923

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Physicist (acoustics, mechanics). On the faculty at Harvard University, mathematics, 1885-1886; and Clark University, physics, from 1890. From the description of Incoming letters, 1893-1913. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83823679 Professor of physics at Clark University. From the description of Collected papers / A.G. Webster. (Clark University). WorldCat record id: 190863023 ...

Zener, Clarence, 1905-

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Physics professor at Carnegie Mellon University (1968-1993). Received A.B. from Stanford University and Ph.D. in physics from Harvard University (1929). Before teaching at CMU, he instructed at Washington University (1935-1937), City College, New York (1937-1940), Washington State College (1940-1942), University of Chicago (1945-1951), and Texas A&M University (1966-1968) where he served as Dean of the College of Science. Zener also served as associate director and later director of Westingh...

Wilson, Robert Woodrow, 1936-....

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Tomonaga, Shinʼichirō, 1906-1979.

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Major affiliations include: Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan (1929-1932); Scientific Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan (1932-1937); and Tokyo University for Education, Japan, (1940- ). He died in 1979. From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79357762 ...

Yukawa, Hideki, 1907-1981

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Died in 1981. From the description of Papers, 1933-1938. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83495534 Physicist. Died in 1981. Oral History Interview may be read by any researcher with an approved access application on file, and excerpts may be copied. From the description of Oral history interview with Hideki Yukawa, 1962 July 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83368083 ...

University of California (1868-1952)

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Administrative History During the mid-twentieth century, the American Labor Movement reached a pinnacle of power and influence within society. The Second World War required that labor be managed as a strategic resource; the high productivity of workers during the war carried over in the peace time economy, which experienced a sustained economic "boom." Unlike European labor relations, where unions play an "official" role in government, the Am...

University of Michigan.

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Outside of museum holdings, no comprehensive survey and inventory of campus artwork had been attempted since 1937. With support from the Michigan Commission on Art in Public Places, 1,076 items were inventoried during 1988-1990. Additional inventory work was undertaken in 1997-1998 for risk management purposed, but generated little new information. From the description of Inventory of University of Michigan-owned art, 1988-1990, 1997-1998. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id...

Wood, Robert Williams, 1868-1955

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Physicist (optics, metals). On physics faculty at University of Wisconsin, 1897-1900; and Johns Hopkins University from 1901. From the description of Papers, 1838-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77766866 Physicist (optics, metals). On the physics faculty at University of Wisconsin (1897-1900), and Johns Hopkins University from 1901. From the description of Letters to A. H. Raynolds, 1925-1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122575306 Ro...

Teller, Edward, 1908-2003

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15 January 1908 Born, Budapest, Hungary 1926 1928 Student, Karlsruhe Technical Institute, Karlsruhe, Germany 1928 Student, University of Munich, Germany 1929 1931 Research associate, University of Leipzig, Germany 1930 Ph.D., University of Leipzig 1931 1933 Research associate, Guttingen, Germany 1934 Married Augusta (Mici) Harkanyi ...

Tolman, Richard C. (Richard Chace), 1881-1948

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Bernard Mannes Baruch was a financier and head of several war committees, including chairman of the War Industries Board, 1918-1919, and U.S. representative to the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission, 1946. From the guide to the Speech before the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission, June 14, 1946, 1946, (American Philosophical Society) Tolman (1881-1948). Chemistry, physics, California Institute of Technology, 1922-1948. From the description of Papers, 17...

Wheeler, John Archibald, 1911-2008

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John Archibald Wheeler is a physicist and a pioneer theorist on the existence of black holes. He studied under Herzfeld at Johns Hopkins University (Ph. D., 1933) and later studied nuclear fission with Niels Bohr. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1950s-1970s]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 154298147 Physicist (atomic and nuclear theory, relativity theory, and cosmology). On the physics faculty at Princeton University from 1938; physicist, ...

Wigner, Eugene Paul, 1902-1995

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Physicist. From the description of Reminiscences of Eugene Paul Wigner : oral history, 1964. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419196 From the description of Oral history interview with Eugene Paul Wigner, 1984 Apr. 12. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63283818 From the description of Oral history interview with Eugene Paul Wigner, 1987 May 12. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: ...

Van Vleck, J. H. 1899-

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Townes, Charles Hard

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Physicist. Member of technical staff, Bell Telephone Laboratories, 1939-1947; professor of physics, Columbia University, 1948-1961; physics dept. chairman, director of radiation laboratory, and provost, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1961-1967; University Professor of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, from 1967. From the description of Memoranda from Bell Telephone Laboratories concerning applications of microwave spectroscopy (1946); letters from Townes to Joan Br...

Zemansky, Mark Waldo, 1900-

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Physicist. Zemansky died in 1981. From the description of Intellectual autobiography, ca.1963. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81483353 Mark Waldo Zemansky, 1900-1981. Physicist. Professor of physics, City College of New York, 1925-1967. From the description of Mark W. Zemansky commemorative session, American Association of Physics Teachers summer meeting, 1982 June 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79789781 Born in New York City and educated in its publ...

Von Mises, Richard, 1883-1953

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Von Mises, mathematician and philosopher of science, was Gordon McKay Professor of Aerodynamics and Applied Mathematics at Harvard. He collected German and Austrian literature, and particularly the works of Rainer Maria Rilke. From the description of Papers, 1908-1950. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122357330 Von Mises was an Austrian-born American mathematician, engineer, and positivist philosopher who notably advanced statistics and probability theory. Rilke was...

Tamm, I. E. 1895-1971.

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Weisskopf, Victor Frederick, 1908-2002

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Victor F. Weisskopf, Ph.D., University of Gottingen, Germany, 1931, was professor of Physics at MIT from 1946 until his retirement in 1974. He was director general of the European Center for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva, Switzerland, from 1961 to 1965. Weisskopf's research focus was theoretical work in quantum electrodynamics and nuclear particle physics. Other major affiliations include: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA, 1937-1943; Los Alamos, NM, USA, 1943-1947. Fro...

Urey, Harold Clayton, 1893-

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Died in 1981. From the description of Oral history interview with Harold Clayton Urey, 1964 March 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84584513 Epithet: US chemist, Nobel laureate British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x0000b4 Mildred Cohn was a biochemist and biophysicist. She received her Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1938 and was a research associate in biochemistry at several univers...

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...

University of Chicago.

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Most of the records in the collection pertain to the $400,000 raised by the American Baptist Education Society in 1889-1890 in order to obtain a 600,000 grant from John D. Rockefeller for the creation of an endowment for the University of Chicago. The first volume in the inventory, Record of Pledges for the University of Chicago, contains an alphabetical numbered listing of subscribers, amounts pledged, and payments made through 1906. The subscription forms and letters (1:4-13) are numbered to c...

Thomson, G. P. 1892-1975.

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Thomson, J. J. (Joseph John), 1856-1940

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English physicist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Trinity Lodge, Cambridge, to Sir Sydney Cockerell, 1927 Feb. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572272 Physicist (cathode rays, atomic structure, electrons) and administrator. On the faculty at University of Cambridge (1884-1940): director, Cavendish Laboratory (1884-1918), physics faculty (1894-1919), and master of Trinity College (1918-1940); and on the natural philosophy faculty at the Royal Instituti...

Wu, C. S. (Chien-shiung), 1912-1997

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Chien-Shiung Wu (b. May 31, 1912, Shanghai,China-d. Feb. 16, 1997, NY, NY) was the Michael I. Pupin Professor of Physics at Columbia University (1972-1981). An experimental physicist, Wu worked on the Manhattan Project and won the Nobel Prize in 1957....

White, Harvey Elliott, 1902-1988

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