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


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

History of physics institutional history collection L-S, [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: Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, Lick Observatory. Los Alamos National Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, McGill University. McKim Observatory, Metallurgical Laboratory, Motorola, inc., Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories, Naval Ordnance Laboratory, National Academy of Sciences, National Accelerator Laboratory, National Bureau of Standards, National Research Council, New York Academy of Sciences, New York University, North American Philips Co. Northrop Corporation, Oak Ridge Institute of Nuclear Studies, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oberlin College, Ohio State University, Owens-Illinois Glass Company, Philco Corporation, Philips Laboratory, Princeton University, Purdue University, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Rand Corporation, Rikagaku Kenky ujo (Japan), Roswell Museum and Art Center, Research Corporation, Russian Physical Society, Rutherford Laboratory, Shell Development Company, Snell Museum of Physics, Sigma Pi Sigma. Sigma Xi, Smithsonian Institution, Southwestern at Memphis, Sprague Electric Company, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, Stanford University, Stevens Institute of Technology.

28 linear ft. (ca. 700 items)

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Sigma Pi Sigma

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Southwestern at Memphis

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Oak Ridge national laboratory

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Stanford university

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Stanford entered into a research project with the National Iranian Radio and Television agency in 1974 to study and recommend a satellite-based communication system for Iran and how to utilize it for Iran's educational radio and television. From the description of Stanford NIRT project records, 1974-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510722 The Leland Stanford Junior University was established in 1885 in memory of Leland Stanford Jr., the only child of Senator and Mrs. ...

Rand corporation

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Snell Museum of Physics (Amherst, Mass.)

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New York academy of sciences

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A. Cressy Morrison (1864-1951) was President of the Academy, 1938-1939, and established the Morrison Prize for the "most acceptable paper in the field of science," awarded annually beginning in 1922. From the description of Awards records, 1922-1976, 1922-1955 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155493051 Collecting area: Materials relating to the history of the New York Academy of Sciences. The New York Academy of Sciences was established in 1817 ...

Smithsonian Institution

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The Smithsonian Institution was established on August 10, 1846, is a group of museums and research centers administered by the United States government. The institution is named after its founding donor, British scientist James Smithson. Originally organized as the United States National Museum.James Smithson (1765-1829), a British scientist, left his estate to the United States to found “at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusio...

Oberlin College

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Roswell Museum and Art Center

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Lawrence Radiation Laboratory

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National Bureau of Standards (U.S.)

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Physics.

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National Accelerator Laboratory

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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...

Lincoln Laboratory

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Oak Ridge Associated Universities

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Philco Corporation

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Rutherford Laboratory

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National Research Council (U.S.)

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The National Research Council was organized by the National Academy of Sciences in 1916 to associate the broad community of science and technology with the Academy's purposes of further knowledge and advising the federal government. The Council has become the principal operating agency of both the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering in providing services to the government, the public, and the scientific and engineering communities. From the descriptio...

Optical society of America

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The Optical Society was established in 1916 to increase and diffuse the knowledge of optics in all its branches, pure and applied, to promote the mutual interests of investigators of optical problems, of designers, manufacturers, and users of optical instruments and apparatus of all kinds, and to encourage cooperation among them. It is a founding Member Society of the American Institute of Physics. From the description of Programs, 1927-1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80490136 ...

Princeton University. Dept. of Physics.

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New York University. Dept. of Physics.

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Stevens Institute of Technology

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The Stevens Institute of Technology was founded in 1870 in Hoboken, New Jersey following the death of Edwin Stevens, who, in his will, donated the money to establish an engineering school that would bear the family name. Harvey Nathaniel Davis was inaugurated as Stevens Institute of Technology's third president in 1928. He would guide the Institute through both a great depression and World War before stepping down in 1951. Today there is a dormitory named after Davis at Stevens to commemorate hi...

Los Alamos national laboratory

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Ohio State University. Dept. of Physics.

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Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society.

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Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society, was formed in 1886 at Cornell University as an honor society for science and engineering; the original founders of Sigma Xi were members of the Sibley College of Mechanical Engineering at the university. Moving beyond the Society's early intention of fostering companionship, Sigma Xi has since evolved to offer the sciences a strong, unified voice in support of scientific advancement and achievement. From the description of Sigma Xi, The Scie...

Owens-Illinois Glass Company

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North American Aviation Science Center.

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Motorola, Inc.

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McGill University

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Naval Ordnance Laboratory (White Oak, Md.)

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Palomar Observatory

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Shell Development Company

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Stanford linear accelerator center

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SVs, VM - UNIX production at SLAC. System reportable Probtrack problems. From the description of Problem reporting and tracking system developed at SLAC, 1981-1996. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754863237 ...

McKim Observatory.

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Radiation Effects Research Foundation

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Oak Ridge Institute of Nuclear Studies

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A nonprofit educational and research corporation of 40 southern universities and colleges through which these institutions participate in and support the nation's nuclear energy program. From the description of Report on science and contemporary social problems: report on June 15 - July 15 conference, 1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78228367 From the description of Report on impact of science on society: a summer conference, July 6-30, 1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record i...

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Radiation Laboratory

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Purdue University. Dept. of Physics.

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National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

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The National Academy of Sciences, founded in Washington, D. C., in 1863, grew out of a desire for a body of scientists to give advice on scientific matters to the federal government. Joseph Henry, first Secretary of the Smithsonian, was a force behind its creation. From the description of National Academy of Sciences, 1863-1887 Records. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78403445 ...

Research Corporation

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A nonprofit foundation, now of Tucson, Arizona, the Research Corporation was incorporated in New York in 1912. Its purpose is to advance academic science and technology. It supports basic research in the natural and physical sciences and encourages the practical application of new discoveries. From the description of Records, 1919-1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79391516 Foundation headquarters moved from New York to Tucson, Arizona in 1982. From the descrip...

Sprague Electric Company

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Northrop Corporation

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Northrop Corporation was a leading United States aircraft manufacturer from its formation in 1939 until its 1994 merger with Grumman to form Northrop Grumman. The company is known for its development of the flying wing design, most successfully the B-2 Spirit stealth bomber....

Lick Observatory

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