4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Bethe, Hans A. (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005.

  1. Martin J. Sherwin collection relating to J. Robert Oppenheimer, 1910-2006

    26,000 items and 19 microfiche. 69 containers plus 1 classified and 2 microfiche containers. 27.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, biographer, and educator. Research material gathered for the writing of American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, including interviews and oral histories, government records, topical files, correspondence, photographs, printed matter, and miscellaneous material.

  2. I.I. Rabi papers, 1899-1989

    41,500 items. 105 cartons plus 1 oversize plus 4 classified. 42 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physicist and educator. The collection documents Rabi's research in physics, particularly in the fields of radar and nuclear energy, leading to the development of lasers, atomic clocks, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and to his 1944 Nobel Prize in physics; his work as a consultant to the atomic bomb project at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and as an advisor on science policy to the United States government, the United Nations, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization during and after World War II; and his studies, research, and professorships in physics chiefly at Columbia University and also at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

  3. J. Robert Oppenheimer papers, 1799-1980

    76,450 items. 301 containers plus 2 classified. 120.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physicist and director of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, lectures, writings, desk books, lectures, statements, scientific notes, and photographs chiefly comprising Oppenheimer's personal papers while director of the Institute for Advanced Study but reflecting only incidentally his administrative work there. Topics include theoretical physics, development of the atomic bomb, the relationship between government and science, nuclear energy, security, and national loyalty.

  4. John Von Neumann and Klara Dan Von Neumann papers, 1912-2000

    19,100 items. 55 containers plus 1 oversize. 21.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Mathematician, atomic energy commissioner, and educator (John Von Neumann). Pioneer computer programmer (Klara Dan Von Neumann). Correspondence, memoranda, journals, speeches, article and book drafts, notes, charts, graphs, patent, biographical material, family papers, and other material pertaining to John Von Neumann's career as professor of mathematics, scientific advisor to government and industry, and author, and to the scientific career and family of his wife, Klara Dan Von Neumann.