The Library of Congress >  Researchers >  Search Finding Aids  >  Charles H. Townes papers, 1898-2009
Access restrictions apply.Some or all content stored offsite.
ContainerContents
BOX 338-355 Speech and Engagement File, 1948-2008
Correspondence, schedules, speeches, drafts, photographs, broadsides, and printed matter.
Arranged chronologically by date of event with miscellaneous speeches filed at the end of each year.
1948-1958
(15 folders)
BOX 339 1959
(10 folders)
BOX 340 (3 folders)
1960
(3 folders)
1961
(6 folders)
BOX 341 (1 folder)
1962
(3 folders)
1963
(4 folders)
BOX 342 (3 folders)
1964
(7 folders)
1965
(1 folder)
BOX 343 (5 folders)
1966
(3 folders)
BOX 344 (7 folders)
1967
(3 folders)
BOX 345 (3 folders)
1968
BOX 346 (3 folders)
1969-1970
(6 folders)
1971
(2 folders)
BOX 347 (3 folders)
1972
(4 folders)
1973
(6 folders)
BOX 348 (2 folders)
1974-1979
(9 folders)
1980
(2 folders)
BOX 349 (2 folders)
1982-1984
(10 folders)
BOX 350 1985-1987
(11 folders)
1988
(3 folders)
BOX 351 (10 folders)
1989
(4 folders)
BOX 352 (10 folders)
1990
1991
(1 folder)
BOX 353 (7 folders)
1992
(5 folders)
BOX 354 (6 folders)
1997-1998
(4 folders)
BOX 355 1999-2008, undated See also Oversize
(8 folders)
BOX 355-402 Writings, 1924-2000
Correspondence, articles, books, dissertation, thesis, speeches, drafts, page proofs, notes, calculations, contracts, background information, illustrations, photographs, and printed matter.
Arranged into writings by Townes and a miscellaneous file and therein alphabetically by type of material and title of work with the numbered works largely arranged by Townes in chronological order.
BOX 355 By Townes
Articles
Bell Telephone Laboratories, unpublished, 1940, 1946-1947
"Light Scattering," unpublished, undated
"A Molecular Amplifier, Oscillator, and Frequency Standard," undated
"On the Maser Ether Drift Experiment," 1961
"Science and Freedom," 1954
Books
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Technological Series, 1990-1995
BOX 356 How the Laser Happened: Adventures of a Scientist
Contract, undated
Drafts, 1997-1998, undated
Chapters 1-6
(8 folders)
BOX 357 Chapter 7-9
(7 folders)
BOX 358 Edited text, 1998-1999
Chapters 1-10
(3 folders)
Copies of chapters 1-3
Front matter and illustrations
Notes, 1957-1960, 1982, 1995, undated
Possible titles, 1998, undated
Responses, comments, and corrections, 1995-2000
(3 folders)
BOX 359 (1 folder)
"The Invention of the Maser and the Laser," unpublished, 1963-1964
"Nonlinearites," unpublished
General
Correspondence, 1968-1970
(2 folders)
Original copy, 1968
Review, 1968-1970
Numbered files
No. 1, preliminary papers, 1969-1970, undated
(2 folders)
BOX 360 No. 2, present version, 1970-1971, undated
No. 3, associated papers, 1963-1971, undated
(3 folders)
No. 4, notes, undated
No. 5, duplicates, 1970, undated
(3 folders)
Dissertation, 1939
BOX 361 Numbered, 1938-1993
Index
Nos. 1-28
(31 folders)
BOX 362 Nos. 29-44
(22 folders)
BOX 363 Nos. 45-60
(22 folders)
BOX 364 Nos. 61-77
(24 folders)
BOX 365 Nos. 78-80
(13 folders)
Next Page »

Contents List