10 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958.

  1. 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.

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    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.

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  2. N.C. Gerson papers, 1928-1998

    6,300 items. 18 containers. 7.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Research physicist. Correspondence, biographical material, drafts and offprints of scientific articles, memoranda, minutes, notes and equations, reports, research material, rosters, schematics, and other papers documenting Gerson's career as a research physicist and his service as a member of the United States National Committee for the International Geophysical Year (1957-1958).

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  3. Alan Tower Waterman papers, 1912-1967

    17,700 items. 59 containers plus 1 classified. 23.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Physicist and science administrator. Correspondence, diary notes, speeches, articles, travel itineraries, subject file, and biographical material chiefly relating to Waterman’s activities as an administrator of scientific research organizations including his years as deputy chief of the United States Office of Naval Research and as director of the United States National Science Foundation.

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  4. E.H. Vestine papers, 1932-1968

    3,900 items. 17 containers plus one oversize. 6.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Physicist. Correspondence, reports, writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous material focusing on Vestine’s career as a physicist and his work on geomagnetics, seismology, and cosmic rays.

  5. Harry Wexler papers, 1929-1962

    13,000 items. 44 containers. 19 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Geophysicist and meteorologist. Correspondence and papers relating primarily to Wexler's career in the United States Weather Bureau and the Weather Service of the United States Air Force.

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  6. Lloyd V. Berkner papers, 1938-1967

    21,000 items. 164 containers. 65.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Physicist, engineer, and administrator. Correspondence, speeches, biographical material, financial records, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating to Berkner's career as an engineer and physicist and to the International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958.

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  7. Alan H. Shapley papers, 1934-1996

    88,000 items. 255 containers plus 1 oversize. 102.0 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Geophysicist and science administrator. Correspondence, memoranda, organizational and government records, reports, writings, printed matter, scientific data, photographs, subject files, and miscellaneous material relating to Shapley's career and his participation in the International Geophysical Year 1957-1958.

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  8. William H. Littlewood papers, 1904-2007

    2,000 items. 14 containers plus 1 oversize. 5.5 linear feet. 3,637 digital files (2.24 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Civilian oceanographer with the United States Navy and science attaché with the United States Foreign Service. Correspondence, cables, dispatches, memoranda, reports, journals, clippings, writings, newsletters, photographs, digital scans, maps, ephemera, planning files, and reference materials primarily related to Operation Deep Freeze between 1955 and 1959.

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  9. Walter Sullivan papers, 1929-1997

    75,000 items. 214 containers plus 5 oversize. 90 linear feet. 243 digital files (12.82 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Correspondence, lecture files, writings, reviews, wire service reports, notes, book files, alphabetical files, research files, maps, prints, photographs, digital files, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Sullivan’s career as a journalist for the New York Times. Documents his years as a correspondent in China and Antarctica, and his work as a science writer and editor.

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  10. Finn Ronne and Edith M. Ronne papers, 1900-2012

    15,800 items. 45 containers plus 1 classified and 2 oversize. 18.4 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. 6,613 digital files (17.84 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Antarctic explorer and his wife, writer, lecturer, and the first American woman in Antarctica. Correspondence, reports, photographs in both printed and digital formats, flight logs, diaries, writings, lectures, clippings, and other items relating to Finn Ronne's scientific expeditions to Antarctica including Richard Evelyn Byrd's expedition of 1933-1935, the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition of 1946-1948, the United States Antarctic Service Expedition of 1939-1941, and the expedition for the International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958.

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