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Manuscript Collection

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 518 Collections and/or Records:

Carl D. Anderson Papers

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Identifier: 10053-MS
Overview A selection of the course and teaching notes, correspondence, technical files, and photographs of Carl D. Anderson (1905-1991) form the collection known as the Carl D. Anderson Papers in the Archives of the California Institute of Technology. Working under Robert A. Millikan at Caltech, Anderson conducted experiments on the penetrating radiation known as cosmic rays with a magnet cloud chamber, and in 1936 he won the Nobel Prize in physics for his discovery of the positive electron, or...

Don Lynn Anderson Papers

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Identifier: 10136-MS
Scope and Contents The Don L Anderson papers consist of a small collection of correspondence, memos, and miscellaneous administrative paperwork from the Caltech Seismology Laboratory, from the time Anderson served as Director.

Tom M. Apostol Papers

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Identifier: ApostolTM
Scope and Contents Collection consists of 22 bankers boxes, packed from his office. 3 smaller boxes packed from Apostol's home. Includes papers and slides, digital files and recording of Project Mathematics episodes. Unprocessed.Inventory of boxes from Apostol's office at Caltech: Box 1: DVD, books for Project Mathematics!, miscellaneous photos (Erdos, Mathematicians) cards and correspondence. Box 2: NIST(National Institute of Standards and Technology). Box 3: NIST. Box 4: Project Mathematics papers and...

Artifact Historical Files

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Identifier: 10270-MS
Overview Archival miscellany composed of materials from Caltech Divisions and from the Mt. Wilson Observatory Director's files. Consists mostly of manufacturers' catalogs of scientific instruments. Includes inventories of Bridge Laboratory equipment from 1920s.

Robert F. Bacher Papers

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Identifier: 10105-MS
Overview The working papers, correspondence, publications, photos and biographical materials of Robert F. Bacher (1905-2004) form the collection known as the Papers of Robert F. Bacher in the Archives of the California Institute of Technology. Bacher was a nuclear physicist who during World War II worked on radar at the MIT Radiation Laboratory and then from 1943 at Los Alamos on the atomic bomb. He was one of the first members of the US Atomic Energy Commission (1946-49). He served on the faculty and...

Edward C. Barrett Collection on Early Caltech History

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Identifier: 10036-MS
Overview Edward Cecil "Ned" Barrett was for many years the only business officer of the California Institute of Technology and of its forerunner institution, Throop University/Polytechnic Institute. The collection contains historical and administrative documents relating to the early years of Caltech and Throop, as well as correspondence of Caltech's founders and early leaders, including A. A. Noyes, James A. B. Scherer, Arthur Fleming, George Ellery Hale, and Robert A. Millikan.

Harry Bateman Papers

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Identifier: 10018-MS
Overview Harry Bateman was a mathematical physicist and professor of physics, mathematics and aeronautics at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech, originally Throop College), 1917-1946. The collection includes his manuscripts on binomial coefficients, notes on integrals and related material (much of which was later published by Arthur Erdélyi); and a small amount of personal correspondence. Also included are teaching materials and reprints.