24 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) 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.

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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. Carl Eckart papers, 1921-1973

    8,400 items. 24 containers plus 1 oversize. 13 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Physicist, oceanographer, and educator. Correspondence, writings, lectures, subject files, biographical information, printed material, photographs, and other material relating to Eckart's career as oceanographer and physicist.

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  3. Lewis Reeves Gibbes papers, 1793-1894

    5,700 items. 16 containers. 3 linear feet. 8 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Scientist and professor. Chiefly correspondence along with specimen lists, resolutions, clippings, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Gibbes's career as professor of astronomy, mathematics, and physics at the College of Charleston in South Carolina. Includes his correspondence with other scientists on the subjects of astronomy, botany, chemistry, geology, meteorology, physics, and zoology. Other subjects relate to the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Smithsonian Institution.

  4. Albert Einstein papers, 1916-1953

    40 items. 1 container . 0.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physicist. Correspondence and manuscripts of writings including a fair copy of Einstein's 1905 paper concerning the theory of relativity titled "Zur Elektrodynamik bewegter Körper," and manuscripts of "Einheitliche Feldtheorie" and "Das Bi-Vektor Feld."

  5. Edward Williams Morley papers, 1833-1923

    1,200 items. 3 containers. 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Chemist and physician. Correspondence, certificates, and printed matter, including letters from Myron A. Munson, Morley's college roommate and lifelong friend, written while Munson was serving in the Union Army in 1864, and extensive correspondence with prominent European and American scientists.

  6. Frederic Eugene Ives and Herbert Eugene Ives papers, 1869-1957

    5,000 items. 15 containers plus 1 oversize. 6.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Inventor and photographer (Frederic Eugene Ives). Physicist and television pioneer (Herbert Eugene Ives). Correspondence, journals, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, patents, clippings, and other papers relating to the inventions of Frederic Ives and his son Herbert Eugene Ives.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

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    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 authorship of scientific papers and books.

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  10. 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.

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