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Manuscript Collection

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 517 Collections and/or Records:

Horace N. Gilbert Papers

Identifier: 10011-MS
Overview The correspondence, manuscripts, published papers, course lecture notes and special wartime (World War II) and postwar working documents of Horace N. Gilbert (1901-1990) form the collection known as the Horace N. Gilbert Papers in the Archives of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). Gilbert was professor of business economics at Caltech from 1924 until his retirement in 1969. During World War II he worked for the US Air Force in materiel production. In the postwar period he aided...

Donald A. Glaser Papers

Identifier:  10285-MS
Scope and Contents The collection is organized as follows: Series 1. Biographical and Personal Series 2. Education Series 3. University of Michigan Series 4. University of California at Berkeley Series 5. Bubble Chamber Series 6. Molecular Biology Series 7. Neuroscience Series 8. Audio-VisualSeries 1: Biographical and Personal Material is divided into ten subseries that cover a range of personal and general public items: Subseries 1: Family material. Subseries 2: Journal entries and notes revealing...

Donald A. Glaser Papers (Caltech and University of California, Berkeley collections)

Identifier: temp2017-09-15T14:51
Overview Donald Arthur Glaser (1926–2013) earned his PhD in Physics and Mathematics from the California Institute of Technology in 1950 and won the 1960 Nobel Prize in Physics for his invention of the bubble chamber. He then changed his research focus to molecular biology and went on to co-found Cetus Corporation, the first biotechnology company. In the 1980s he again switched his focus to neurobiology and the visual system. The Donald A. Glaser papers consist of research notes and notebooks,...

Marvin L. Goldberger Papers

Identifier: 10090-MS
Overview Marvin L. Goldberger (1922-2014) became Caltech’s fifth president in 1978. Goldberger was a particle physicist who worked on the Manhattan Project and later became deeply involved in arms control and defense analysis. His papers document mainly his nine years as Caltech’s president (1978-1987) but include some files from his predecessor at Caltech, Harold Brown (Caltech’s president, 1969-1976). The papers include personal and general correspondence, documents relating to the administration of...

Jesse L. Greenstein Papers

Identifier: 10047-MS
Overview These papers document the career of Jesse L. Greenstein, a Harvard educated astronomer who came to the California Institute of Technology in 1948 to run the astronomy program. While at Caltech he did research on stellar composition and high resolution spectra using the Palomar telescope. The papers consist of correspondence, technical material, professional organizational material, class and lecture notes, and subject files. They emphasize Greenstein's research on the discovery of peculiar...

Beno Gutenberg Papers

Identifier: 10038-MS
Content Description 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.

Elmer and Joseph Heller Collection on Richard P. Feynman

Identifier: 10261-MS
Overview 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.