3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Carnegie Institution of Washington. Department of Terrestrial Magnetism.

  1. Vera C. Rubin papers, 1781-2014

    86,000 items. 242 containers plus 17 oversize. 104 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Astronomer. Correspondence, writings, lecture notes and illustrations, observation logs, astronomical data, photographs, reports, and other papers relating to Rubin's career as an astronomer specializing in the movement of galaxies and in the existence of dark matter in the universe as well as her involvement in professional organizations and her efforts to promote women in science.

  2. 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.

  3. Philip Hauge Abelson papers, 1924-2002

    16,100 items. 46 containers. 18.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Nuclear physicist, chemist, and editor. Correspondence, notes, reports, speeches and writings, and other papers documenting Abelson's contribution to scientific policy-making through committees, organizations, and publications.