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Department of Physics, Yale University, records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 417

Scope and Contents

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 1970 to 1977, he was Chairman of the Physics Department. In 1972, he was appointed the Henry Ford II Professor of Physics and was in this position until 1993.

Dates

  • circa 1910-2005

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are partially restricted. See Collection Contents for details.

Arrangement

The records are arranged by accession.

Extent

40 Linear Feet (23 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ru.0417

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 1970 to 1977, he was Chairman of the Physics Department. In 1972, he was appointed the Henry Ford II Professor of Physics and was in this position until 1993.

General note

Forms part of Yale Record Group 14-B (YRG 14-B), Records of departments and programs of the Yale Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
Title
Guide to the Department of Physics, Yale University, Records
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Daniel Hartwig
Date
March 2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
P.O. Box 208240
New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
(203) 432-1735
(203) 432-7441 (Fax)

Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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