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Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Bertram Borden Boltwood papers

Call Number: MS 90

Correspondence, laboratory notebooks, lectures, and other writings of B.B. Boltwood, scientist and professor of radiochemistry at Yale, best known for his early work in the study of radiation. Of particular note is Boltwood's extended correspondence with Lord Rutherford, the father of atomic physics.

Dates: 1890-1932

Gregory Breit papers

Call Number: MS 1465

The papers consist of personal and professional correspondence, diaries, reports, data files, writings, printed material, and topical files relating to Gregory Breit's research and teaching career. There are also photographs, biographical information, and files related to his father's design of an anti-submarine attack device in the late 1910s.

Dates: 1917-1991

Charles Sheldon Hastings papers

Call Number: MS 997

Correspondence, professional writings, and notes of Charles Hastings concerning research in and teaching of physics, astronomy, and optics at Johns Hopkins University and Yale University.

Dates: 1869-1930

Alois Francis Kovarik papers

Call Number: MS 13

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

Henry Margenau papers

Call Number: MS 129

The papers document Henry Margenau's professional career as a physicist and philosopher of science. They chiefly consist of correspondence and published and unpublished writings.

Dates: 1927-1990

Leigh Page papers

Call Number: MS 1218

The bulk of the papers consist of a bound volume of reprints of scientific articles by Leigh Page published between 1884 and 1952. The remaining items are: clippings on his work, three obituary articles, four photographs, including one with Niels Bohr and John Zeleny, and two letters (carbon copies) from his son, Thornton Leigh Page, to W. James King, director of the American Institute of Physics, giving a biographical sketch of his father's life.

Dates: 1884-1962, bulk 1884-1953

Horace Dwight Taft papers

Call Number: MS 1399
Abstract: 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

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

John Zeleny papers

Call Number: MS 1167

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