8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) World War, 1939-1945--Science.

  1. K. Aage Strand papers, 1875-1999

    15,000 items ; 16 containers ; 16 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Astronomer and director of the United States Naval Observatory. Correspondence, speeches and writings, subject files, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Strand's research and career.

  2. Robert R. Furman papers, 1944-1985

    350 items ; 1 container ; .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil engineer and United States Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, diary notes, interviews and writings, notes and notebooks, and miscellaneous items relating to Furman’s service with the Manhattan Project during World War II.

  3. William Walden Rubey papers, 1920-1974

    32,250 items ; 95 containers plus 1 oversize ; 38 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Geologist and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts of articles, book reviews, speeches, reports, research notes, press releases, printed materials, maps, illustrations, and other papers pertaining primarily to Rubey's career with the United States Geological Survey, as consultant on geological projects, and as member of professional, scientific, and educational organizations.

  4. Wallace R. Brode papers, 1901-1974

    8,750 items ; 25 containers plus 1 classified ; 10 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Educator, scientist, and government official. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, speeches and writings, subject files, and other papers relating primarily to Brode's career in science and government.

  5. 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.

    Summary:

    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.

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...