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Yale University. Physics Department


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Department of Physics, Yale University, records

Call Number: RU 417
Overview: The records consist of reports and administrative files of the Yale Department of Physics documenting the Wright Nuclear Structure Laboratory and the construction of the Sloane Physics Laboratory. Also included is a library circulation book. Accession 2014-A-0074 contains the records of David Allan Bromley, who was Associate Director of the Heavy Ion Accelerator Lab from 1960 to 1963. He was the founder, and from 1963 to 1989, the Director, of Yale's A. W. Wright Nuclear Structure Lab. From...
Dates: circa 1910-2005

Alois Francis Kovarik papers

Call Number: MS 13
Overview: Physicist, professor at Yale University. Correspondence, writings, lecture notes and glass slides relating to Kovarik's work on radioactive materials. Included also are biographical materials gathered by Kovarik in connection with an article on Bertram B. Boltwood and papers issued by the Committee on Standards of Radioactivity (1938-1946) of which Kovarik was a member. Prominent among his correspondents are Niels Bohr, Marie S. Curie, Ernest Pollard and Luville T. Steadman.
Dates: 1902-1951

Horace Dwight Taft papers

Call Number: MS 1399
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, topical files, and physics files which document Taft's career as a professor and researcher in physics and as an administrator at Yale University. While the majority of records created during Taft's tenure as master of Davenport College and dean of Yale College are within the University Archives, Taft maintained some correspondence from these offices within his personal papers. His personal files contain correspondence with his parents and other family...
Dates: 1888-1983

William Weldon Watson Papers

Call Number: MS 828
Overview: The papers reflect William W. Watson's career as a physicist and include correspondence, subject files, writings, and reports on professional conferences and writings, largely for the years 1950 to 1963. Best documented is his work as science advisor to the Philippine government, his involvement with the McGraw Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, and his participation on the Atomic Energy for Connecticut Committee.
Dates: 1924-1983

Arthur Williams Wright papers

Call Number: MS 1860
Overview: The papers consist of materials written and/or collected by Arthur Williams Wright, primarily his writings and notes on scientific topics, such as meteorite analysis.
Dates: 1755-1876

John Zeleny papers

Call Number: MS 1167
Overview: Largely reprints of papers by John Zeleny (1897-1945), together with a volume of laboratory notes kept during his attendance at the University of Berlin (1897), biographical information, photographs, and a testimonial book presented to Zeleny upon his retirement in 1940.
Dates: 1897-1951