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This collection documents the career of Nobel Prize winner Richard Phillips Feynman (1918-1988). It contains correspondence, biographical materials, course and lecture notes, speeches, manuscripts, publications, and technical notes relating to his work in quantum electrodynamics. Feynman served as Richard Chace Tolman Professor of Theoretical Physics at the California Institute of Technology from 1951 until his death.
The Fleming papers include papers related to the history of Caltech, such as fiscal material, architecture and buildings, and correspondence with Albert Einstein, Theodore von Kármán, Thomas Hunt Morgan, Arthur Noyes, Henry Robinson and L. A. Sommer.
The Joseph Foladare papers consist of mostly technical reports and memoranda surrounding Foladare's work with the Caltech Rocket Project during World War II.
The scientific and personal correspondence, organizational and government files, technical and teaching notes, writings and talks, civic and social action files, biographical and family papers, and a small collection of audiovisual material of Murray Gell-Mann form the Murray Gell-Mann Papers.
The Records of the Gnome Club (1897-2007), organized in six archival boxes, contains diverse material related to Caltech's oldest social club. Material includes historical information, constitution and by-laws, member lists, newsletters, photos and artifacts.
A small collection of historical photographs and artifacts from the 1961 Rose Bowl hoax pulled off by a group of Caltech undergraduate students, who changed three of the University of Washington card stunts. The documents reveal the full story of how the prank was carried out before a national television audience, during the scheduled half-time at Pasadena's annual Rose Bowl football game.
The Beno Gutenberg papers include personal, Caltech related, and professional correspondence; government and technical files, data pads and notebooks, reprints, and biographical and personal material.
Collection includes lecture notes, lab notes, problems, manuals, texts, and misc. material kept by George Harr. Harr was awarded a B.S. from Caltech in 1941.
The small collection of 36 items contains 20 letters and postcards of Richard Feynman to his childhood friend Elmer W.Heller, in addition to letters from others to Elmer Heller, including two letters from Arline Greenbaum, Feynman's first wife. Also included are some miscellaneous documents and photos related to Richard Feynman. The collection was assembled and donated by Elmer Heller's brother, Joseph Heller.
Box 1: Correspondence, Galcit Faculty papers and documents Box 2: Galcit documents, JPL wind tunnels, lectures and talks Box 3: Companies, memos, Galcit Faculty and staff papers Box 4: Miscellaneous papers Box 5: Companies, NAE, Caltech Presidents, von Karman Chair, research reports Box 6: Caltech admin, aero research, press releases, Galcit papers Box 7: Galcit research, AFSOR, wind tunnel Box 8: Galcit admin papers
The working papers, correspondence, manuscripts, and lectures of Norman Harold Horowitz form the collection known as the Papers of Norman Horowitz in the Archives of the California Institute of Technology. Horowitz was professor of biology at Caltech, and a pioneer in the fields of exobiology and biochemical genetics.
The working papers, correspondence, publications, and biographical material of George W. Housner form the collection known as the G. W. Housner Papers in the Archives of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). Professor Housner spent his entire academic career at Caltech and he is one of the pioneers in earthquake engineering, and is internationally known for his outstanding contributions to theory and practice in the field of structural dynamics.
The Edward Wesley Hughes papers consist of correspondence, notebooks, lecture notes, and material related to crystallography. The container list is in alphabetical, chronological, and/or topical order.
In 1928 Ezra S. Gosney and Paul Popenoe founded the Human Betterment Foundation to research and advocate for eugenic sterilization. This collection contains records of the research conducted by the Human Betterment Foundation and a small portion of Gosney's papers.
Edward Hutchings, Jr. worked as editor of Caltech's Engineering & Science magazine for thirty years and also taught journalism classes at Caltech. His collection consists of materials related to his work at Caltech, and includes interviews with prominent Caltech faculty and photos and slides related to student life.
The collection consists of a small number of documents relating to the founding of the Center. The principal content is publications, and foremost among these are the Center’s annual reports through 1981. (After that date, the annual reports were discontinued.) Other publications include a series of circulars, bulletins, and miscellaneous writings on various subjects relevant to the Center’s mission.
Leather notebook with title, Compliments of Leon V. Becker, Chicago. Includes photos and newspaper clippings affixed to the pages.
The Arthur L. Klein Papers (1928-1974) represent a small collection divided between correspondence, teaching files, technical material relating to wind tunnels and airplane design, and personal data. Researchers should also consult the following related collections: the Papers of Theodore von Kármán; the oral histories of Arthur L. Klein and other participants in GALCIT; the Caltech Historical Files under Aeronautics and Arthur L. Klein; and the Archives' Image Archive.