History of physics institutional history collection A-K, [ca. 1883]-1989, (bulk 1960-1989).


Niels Bohr Library. History of physics institutional history collection A-K, [ca. 1883]-1989, (bulk 1960-1989).

History of physics institutional history collection A-K, [ca. 1883]-1989, (bulk 1960-1989).

Included are histories, in both published and manuscript form, of: college and university physics departments, laboratories, astronomical observatories, organizations of physics and allied sciences, industrial research divisions, and other academic and non-academic physics institutions. A few publications from the institutions themselves, such as college and university catalogs and bulletins, are also included. Among those represented are: Acoustical Society of America, Adler Planetarium, Aeorspace Corporation, Air Force Cambridge Research Center, A.F. Ioffe Physical Institute, American Association of Physics Teachers, American Astronomical Society, American Bosch Arma Corporation, American Chemical Society, American Institute of Physics, American Geophysical Union, American Machine and Foundry Company, American Physical Society, Amherst College, Argonne National Laboratory, Associated Universities, Inc., Association of New York Scientists, Atomic Bomb Casuality Commission, Babcock & Wilcox Company, Barnes Engineering Company, Bausch & Lomb, Beckman Instruments, Inc, Bell Telephone Laboratories, Brookhaven National Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, California Research Corporation, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Cavendish Laboratory, CERN, European Physical Society, European Space Research Organization, Chemical Foundation, Clark University, College of William and Mary, Columbia University, Cooper. Union, Cornell University, Corning Glass Works, Dalhousie University, Dartmouth College, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, General Dynamics Corp., General Electric Co., General Motors Research Laboratories, General Telephone & Electronics Corp., Georgetown University, George Washington University, GCA Corporation, Goddard Space Flight Center, Grinnell College, Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corp., Hanford Works, Harvard College Observatory, Harvard University, History of Science Society, Hughes Aircraft, Instituto Nazionale di Ottica, Institute for Advanced Study, International Astronomical Union, International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Iowa State College, Iowa State University, Johns Hopkins University, KMS Fusion, Inc., Kitt Peak National Observatory.

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Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy

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Cornell University. Dept. of Physics.

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International Astronomical Union.

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