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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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

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