9 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Strauss, Lewis L.

  1. Lessing J. Rosenwald papers, 1819-1979

    28,000 items. 81 containers plus 2 oversize. 32.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Bibliophile, businessman, and philanthropist. Correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings, printed matter, and miscellany relating to Rosenwald's career with Sears, Roebuck & Company; his activities on behalf of various Jewish causes and his opposition to Zionism; his public service work with the National Recovery Administration and the War Production Board; his various charitable, educational, and cultural philanthropies; and his work as a bibliographer and collector of books and prints.

  2. Harold Gardiner Bowen papers, 1907-1977

    1,000 items. 4 containers. 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and engineer. Correspondence, military orders, news clippings, writings, and other papers relating to Bowen's activities with the Newcomen Society and the Thomas Alva Edison Foundation and his various business interests. Some material pertains to his duties as chief of the United States Navy Bureau of Engineering and as director of the Naval Research Laboratory during World War II.

  3. Dudley Wright Knox papers, 1864-1950

    6,550 items. 24 containers. 9 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and historian. Correspondence, subject files, speeches, articles, book file, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other material relating to Knox's activities as director of the United States Office of Naval Records and Library, as secretary of the Naval Historical Foundation, and as an author of books and articles on naval affairs.

  4. Martin J. Sherwin collection relating to J. Robert Oppenheimer, 1910-2006

    26,000 items and 19 microfiche. 69 containers plus 1 classified and 2 microfiche containers. 27.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, biographer, and educator. Research material gathered for the writing of American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, including interviews and oral histories, government records, topical files, correspondence, photographs, printed matter, and miscellaneous material.

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  5. 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 includes material relating to Veblen's efforts on behalf of displaced German scholars and refugees.

  6. Eger Vaughan Murphree papers, 1932-1963

    1,000 items. 4 containers. 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Scientist, engineer, and businessman. Correspondence, speeches, memoranda, reports, newspaper clippings, photographs, and biographical material relating primarily to Murphree's activities as president of Esso Research and Engineering Company and as an official of the Fifth World Petroleum Congress.

  7. Clinton Presba Anderson papers, 1938-1973

    250,000 items. 1,112 containers. 444.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    U.S. senator and representative from New Mexico and secretary of agriculture. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, hearing transcripts, reports, and other papers pertaining to Anderson's service in Congress.

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  8. John Von Neumann and Klara Dan Von Neumann papers, 1912-2000

    19,100 items. 55 containers plus 1 oversize. 21.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Mathematician, atomic energy commissioner, and educator (John Von Neumann). Pioneer computer programmer (Klara Dan Von Neumann). Correspondence, memoranda, journals, speeches, article and book drafts, notes, charts, graphs, patent, biographical material, family papers, and other material pertaining to John Von Neumann's career as professor of mathematics, scientific advisor to government and industry, and author, and to the scientific career and family of his wife, Klara Dan Von Neumann.

  9. I.I. Rabi papers, 1899-1989

    41,500 items. 105 cartons plus 1 oversize plus 4 classified. 42 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physicist and educator. The collection documents Rabi's research in physics, particularly in the fields of radar and nuclear energy, leading to the development of lasers, atomic clocks, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and to his 1944 Nobel Prize in physics; his work as a consultant to the atomic bomb project at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and as an advisor on science policy to the United States government, the United Nations, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization during and after World War II; and his studies, research, and professorships in physics chiefly at Columbia University and also at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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