2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Compton, Arthur Holly, 1892-1962--Correspondence.

  1. Glenn T. Seaborg papers, 1866-1999

    370,000 items. 1,016 containers plus 1 oversize and 4 classified. 407.6 linear feet. 14 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Nuclear chemist, public official, and educator. Journals, correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, telephone and appointment logs, scientific research, speeches, writings, photographs, biographical material, newspaper clippings, and other printed matter documenting Seaborg's work as a nuclear chemist who codiscovered numerous chemical elements, as a professor of chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley, California, and as chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission from 1961 to 1971.

  2. 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.