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Charles H. Townes papers, 1898-2014

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Part II: Writings, 1921-2011 (continued)
Nos. 441-461, 463-473 (continued)
(32 folders)
BOX 467 Nos. 474-481, 483-484, 489
(11 folders)
BOX 467 By others
BOX 467 Chiao, Raymond Y., ed.
BOX 467 Amazing Light: A Volume Dedicated to Charles Hard Townes on his 80th Birthday, 1996
BOX 467 Visions of Discovery: New Light on Physics, Cosmology, and Consciousness, dedicated to Townes for his ninetieth birthday
BOX 467 2005-2008
(4 folders)
BOX 468 2009-2010
(3 folders)
BOX 468 "Scarce and valuable papers"
BOX 468 List, undated
BOX 468 Casimir, H. G. B., 1936
BOX 468 Everett, Hugh, III, 1957
BOX 468 Herzberg, G., and L. L. Howe, circa 1960
BOX 468 Michaelson, A. A., 1921, 1927
BOX 468 Miscellany, 1925
BOX 468 Purcell, Edward, 1960
BOX 468 Van Vleck, J. H., 1942
BOX 468 Weber, J., 1953
BOX 468 Wesson, L. G., 1947
BOX 468 Wichmann, Eyvind, and Norman M. Kroll, 1956
BOX CL 2 Part II: Classified, 2002
Arranged and described according to the series, container, and folder from which the item was removed.
BOX CL 2 Alphabetical File
BOX CL 2 Institute for Defense Analyses, Washington, D.C., JASON Defense Advisory Group, 2000-2002
BOX CL 2 JASON Defense Advisory Group charter attached to email of 30 July 2002 (Container 428)
BOX OV 4 Part II: Oversize, 1982-2010
Posters and a blueprint.
Arranged and described according to the series, containers, and folders from which the items were removed.
Alphabetical File
Masers and lasers
History and the future, 2010
BOX OV 4 Posters of timelines (Container 431)
Grants and Projects
Office of Naval Research
N00014-82-C-0700, infrared spatial interferometer
Proposals, budgets, and awards, 1982
Folder 1 of 3
BOX OV 4 Blueprint of 60-inch infrared telescope attached to approval form (Container 444)
DF Part II: Digital Files, 1995-2008
Text files and audiovisual files relating to Townes's speeches and engagements and text files of draft chapters of his book How the Laser Happened: Adventures of a Scientist.
Arranged and described according to the series, containers, and folders from which the items were removed.
Speech and Engagement File
2006, Apr. 18
Max Planck Research Group, Visiting Committee meeting, Erlangen, Germany, scientific report reprints (Container 453)
Digital ID: mss84413_174_002
2007, May 22
"The Laser: Origin, Development and Future." Optical Society of Northern California, Palo Alto Research Center, Palo Alto, Calif. (Container 453)
Digital ID: mss84413_174_003
2008, Sept. 10
"Science in My Life, and the Unpredictabiltiy of Discovery," talk given to SETI, location unknown (Container 454)
Digital ID: mss84413_174_004
2008, Oct. 31
Dedication of Charles H. Townes Center for Science, Furman Univeristy, Greenville, S.C. (Container 455)
Digital ID: mss84413_174_001
By Townes
No. 301, How the Laser Happened: Adventures of a Scientist
Chapters 1-8, partial drafts, 1995 (Container 461)
Digital ID: mss84413_174_006
Digital ID: mss84413_174_007

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