14 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Science--Societies, etc.

  1. Seymour Martin Lipset papers, 1824-2013

    45,000 items ; 126 containers ; 50.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Sociologist and political theorist. Correspondence, writings, speeches, subject file, teaching material, notes and notebooks, projects file, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers documenting Lipset's career as a sociologist and political theorist and his body of work.

  2. Vera C. Rubin papers, 1781-2014

    86,000 items ; 242 containers plus 17 oversize ; 104 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Astronomer. Correspondence, writings, lecture notes and illustrations, observation logs, astronomical data, photographs, reports, and other papers relating to Rubin's career as an astronomer specializing in the movement of galaxies and in the existence of dark matter in the universe as well as her involvement in professional organizations and her efforts to promote women in science.

  3. Peter Force papers and collection, 1492-1977

    150,000 items ; 770 containers plus 14 oversize ; 300 linear feet ; 168 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Antiquarian, historian, and mayor of Washington, D.C. Chiefly Force's personal papers and papers he collected for his nine-volume American Archives. Force's personal papers document his career as a Washington printer, newspaper editor, compiler, and collector. The collection records political, military, scientific, and social aspects of eighteenth and nineteenth century America.

  4. 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.

  5. The Seth MacFarlane collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan archive, 1860-2004

    595,000 items ; 1,705 containers plus 1 classified, 38 oversize, and 19,163 digital files (242.6 MB) ; 690.6 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Astronomer, author, and educator (Carl Sagan). Author and television producer (Ann Druyan). Correspondence, memoranda, scripts, notes, subject files, course files, articles, book drafts and resource material, reports, organization files, biographical material, clippings, printed matter, slides and transparencies, photographs and negatives, electronic files, and other material documenting Sagan's...

  6. Harry C. Oberholser papers, 1883-1960

    8,400 items ; 24 containers ; 9.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Ornithologist. Chiefly correspondence with ornithologists and other scientists on bird life and bird specimens of the U.S. and other countries, Oberholser's work with scientific organizations, and publication of his books and articles.

  7. Charles Albert Browne papers, 1783-1947

    20,000 items ; 36 containers plus 2 oversize ; 14.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chemist, food technologist, and historian of science. Correspondence, writings, accounts of foreign travel, autographs of past luminaries, and research material relating primarily Browne's work in the history of chemistry and agriculture.

  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. 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.

  10. Philip Hauge Abelson papers, 1924-2002

    16,100 items ; 46 containers ; 18.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Nuclear physicist, chemist, and editor. Correspondence, notes, reports, speeches and writings, and other papers documenting Abelson's contribution to scientific policy-making through committees, organizations, and publications.