4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Optics.

  1. Charles H. Townes papers, 1898-2014

    129,250 items. 468 containers plus 2 classified and 4 oversize . 187.2 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. 98 digital files (6.38GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physicist, astrophysicist, and educator. Correspondence, computation notebooks, technical memoranda and notes, patents, teaching files, astronomical observations, grants and projects, subject files, legal files, speeches, writings, biographical material, awards, printed matter, photographs, digital files, microfilm, and other papers relating to Townes's career beginning in 1948.

  2. Wallace R. Brode papers, 1901-1974

    8,750 items. 25 containers plus 1 classified. 10 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Educator, scientist, and government official. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, speeches and writings, subject files, and other papers relating primarily to Brode's career in science and government.

  3. Vannevar Bush papers, 1901-1974

    60,000 items. 186 containers. 74.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physicist, engineer, government official, and science administrator. The collection relates primarily to Vannevar Bush's role as coordinator of the scientific community for defense efforts during and after World War II when he served as chairman of the National Defense Research Committee and director of its successor, the Office of Scientific Research and Development, where he supervised the Manhattan Project and other programs.

  4. Clinton Joseph Davisson papers, 1908-1962

    3,000 items. 13 containers plus 1 oversize. 5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physicist. Scientific papers, articles, and notes relating largely to Davisson's research on secondary emissions of electrons, electron optics, construction of instruments for electron focusing, and crystal physics while employed by Western Electric Company and Bell Telephone Laboratories, and also including lecture notes, personal correspondence, and photographs.