5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Nuclear physics.

  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.

    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.

  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...

  3. 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.

  4. 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...

  5. Samuel C. Phillips papers, 1929-1990

    67,200 items ; 174 containers plus 1 oversize and 1 classified ; 49.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Air Force officer, space agency official, intelligence agency director, and defense industry executive. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, reports, family and personal papers, and photographs documenting Phillips's career in the United States Air Force where he specialized in ballistics and weapons research; as director of Project Apollo (U.S.), the lunar landing program of the...