6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Bush, Vannevar, 1890-1974--Correspondence.

  1. Irving Langmuir papers, 1871-1957

    32,000 items ; 107 containers plus 4 oversize ; 42.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chemist. Correspondence, diaries, experimental notebooks, writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous material containing data that led to scientific developments such as the gas-filled incandescent lamp, the high vacuum power tube, atomic hydrogen welding, and screening smoke generators for the armed forces. Includes material on cloud seeding experiments and smoked bathythermograph records...

  2. Melville Eastham papers, 1908-1973

    5,800 items ; 32 containers ; 12.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Radio engineer and manufacturer. Correspondence, diaries, blueprints, sketches, plans, notebooks, company files, photographs, reports, clippings, and printed matter largely related to Eastham’s career as a radio engineer and as head of the General Radio Company, but also to his avocation of collecting early maps and atlases.

  3. Edward Lindley Bowles papers, 1869-1990

    32,200 items. 92 containers plus 1 classified. 36.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Inventor, engineer and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, manuscripts, speeches, transcripts of recorded recollections, reports, minutes, subject files, notes, legal documents, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Bowles's career as an engineer and consultant in private industry and in government, his association with research universities, and work...

  4. Merle Antony Tuve papers, 1901-1982

    152,000 items ; 434 containers plus 1 classified ; 174 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physicist. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, articles, reports, laboratory and personal notebooks, notes, personnel records, printed material, blueprints, diagrams, photographs, and other papers relating to Tuve's administration of government-sponsored scientific projects such as the development of the proximity fuze for the United States Navy during World War II.

  5. 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...

  6. 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...