11 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Science--History.

  1. Carl Eckart papers, 1921-1973

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

    Summary:

    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.

  2. Frederick Gardner Cottrell papers, 1896-1951

    1,000 items ; 6 containers plus 1 oversize ; 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chemist and inventor. Diaries, notebooks, notes, scientific papers, writings, and miscellany relating primarily to Cottrell's work and daily routines as a research chemist and scientist.

  3. Oswald Veblen papers, 1881-1960

    13,600 items ; 43 containers plus 1 overize ; 17 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Mathematician. Correspondence, diaries, subject files, articles, book reviews, drafts of books, lecture notebooks, financial papers, and miscellany relating primarily to Veblen's work and research in pure mathematics and mathematical physics and reflecting his association with Princeton University, the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, N.J., and the American Mathematical Society. Also...

  4. John William Draper family papers, 1777-1951

    16,100 items ; 45 containers plus 2 oversize ; 18.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Scientist and historian. Correspondence, family papers, subject files, manuscript and printed copies of speeches, articles, and books, financial papers, and miscellany relating to Draper's scientific work and as a historian and including the papers of his son, Daniel Draper (1841-1931), and other family members.

  5. 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.

  6. Lyman Bryson papers, 1893-1978

    12,000 items ; 51 containers ; 20.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Radio and televison broadcaster, author, and educator. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, articles, lectures, writings, transcripts of broadcasts, subject files, business and financial records, biographical material, appointment books, newspaper clippings, and other papers documenting Bryson's public relations work for the American National Red Cross and the League of Red Cross Societies...

  7. 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.

    Summary:

    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,...

  8. Matthew Fontaine Maury papers, 1825-1960

    14,650 items ; 64 containers plus 2 oversize ; 17.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and oceanographer. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, journals, speeches, articles, and other writings, notebooks, electrical experiment book, charts, and printed material relating chiefly to Maury's naval career, scientific activities and interests, service as a Confederate agent in England, and work as an immigration official for Southern expatriates in Mexico, and to the...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...