25 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Physicists.

  1. Charles H. Townes papers, 1898-2009

    109,000 items ; 408 containers plus 1 classified, 3 oversize, and digital files ; 163.6 linear feet. -- 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, and other papers relating to Townes's career beginning in 1948.

  2. Lloyd V. Berkner papers, 1938-1967

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

    Summary:

    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.

  3. Georg Von Békésy papers, 1928-1972

    51,300 items ; 119 containers ; 47.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physicist, physiologist, and educator. Chiefly writings and research papers, reports, notes, and other materials, along with some correspondence, printed matter, financial papers, biographical material, subject files, and other papers pertaining primarily to von Békésy's research and writing in the area of speech and hearing and in sensory sciences.

  4. William Ralph Bennett papers, 1922-circa 1998

    43,400 items ; 124 containers plus 21 oversize ; 49.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physicist, inventor, educator, and author. Topical files, notebooks, records of scientific experiments, research material, correspondence, scientific papers, lecture files, drafts of books with related background and research material, printed matter, and miscellaneous material documenting Bennett's development of the gas laser and other inventions, his academic and professional career, and his...

  5. Nicholas E. Golovin papers, 1943-1970

    10,125 items ; 27 containers ; 10.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physicist, government official, and presidential advisor for aviation and space science. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, reports, notes, working diaries, agenda and meeting summaries, academic, employment, and military records, clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Golovin's administrative positions at the National Bureau of Standards, National...

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

    Summary:

    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.

  8. Alan Tower Waterman papers, 1917-1967

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

    Summary:

    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.

  9. George Gamow and Barbara Gamow papers, 1915-1975

    8,000 items ; 31 containers plus 1 oversize ; 13 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    George Gamow, physicist, astronomer, and author. Barbara Gamow, editor and translator. Correspondence, drafts of speeches, articles, and books, and other papers relating principally to George Gamow's career as an astronomer, physicist, and popularizer of science and to Barbara Gamow's personal and literary associations.

  10. Leland J. Haworth papers, 1944-1977

    18,000 items ; 35 containers ; 14 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physicist, educator, and research director. Diary, correspondence, subject files, speeches, writings, telephone logs, minutes of meetings, appointment books, newspaper clippings, biographical material, and photographs primarily related to Haworth's career as director of the National Science Foundation and as special assistant to the president of Associated Universities, Inc.