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Physics Sources in the Institute Archives
 
The collections listed below include material related to physics. For further information, contact the Institute Archives using the form "Ask the Archives." Please note that this is a work in progress.

Finding aids providing detailed descriptions of individual collections are located in the Archives reading room. Copies can be purchased in advance of a visit.

Brief history of the Department of Physics
http://libraries.mit.edu/archives/mithistory/histories-offices/physics.html

Manuscript collections | Archives Collections

Manuscript collectons: Faculty papers, etc.

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Allis, William Phelps (1901-1999)
Papers, 1926-1989
MC 236

Atoms for Peace Awards
Records, 1944-1972
MC 10 Finding aid (PDF) (HTML)

Beranek, Leo Leroy (1914- )
Papers
MC 506

Bethe, Hans Albrecht (1906- )
Speech, 4 March 1969
MC 197

Bitter, Francis (1902-1967)
Papers, 1925-1967
MC 77
Finding aid (PDF) (HTML)

Buechner, William Weber (1914-1985)
Papers, 1928-1978
MC 229

Buerger, Martin Julian (1903- )
Papers, 1910-1980s
MC 421

Bush, Vannevar (1890-1974)
Oral history, 1964
MC 143

Bush, Vannevar (1890-1974)
Papers, 1921-1974
MC 78

Charney, Jule Gregory (1917-1981)
Papers, 1936-1981
MC 184
Finding aid (PDF)
(HTML)

Clark, Joe Stearns (1913-1966)
Papers, 1949
MC 288

Clifford, Harry Ellsworth (1866-1952)
Lecture notes, 1897
MC 451

Cohen, Leonard Parker (1914- )
Student notes, 1934
MC 458

Collins, Samuel Cornet
Laboratory notebooks, 1946-1951
MC 441

Compton, Karl Taylor (1887-1954)
Audiotape
MC 238

Compton, Karl Taylor (1887-1954)
Papers, 1906-1961
MC 416 Finding aid (PDF)

Karl Taylor Compton Lectures
Records, 1959-1960, 1985
AC 175

Karl Taylor Compton Memorial Tribute
WGBH radio broadcast, 1954
MC 238

Cosman, Eric
Papers
MC 533

Cross, Charles Robert (1848-1921)
Papers, 1855-1913
MC 107

Demos, Peter T.
Papers
MC 530

Draper, Charles Stark (1901-1987)
Oral history
MC 134

Dresselhaus, Mildred (1930- )
Audiotape, 1989
MC 281

Deutsch, Martin (1917-2002)
Papers
MC 580

Eager, Marcy
Papers, 1940-1947
MC 406

Educational Services Inc. - Physical Sciences Study Committee – Education Development Center
Records, 1957-1971
MC 79

Educational Services Inc. - Physical Sciences Study Committee – Education Development Center
Oral histories
MC 602

Enge, Harald Anton (1920- )
Papers, 1950-1984
MC 313

Epstein, Gerald Lewis
Student notebooks, 1974-1978
MC 26

Evans, Robley Dunglison (1907-1996)
Papers
MC 80

Feld, Bernard Taub (1919-1993)
Papers, 1943-1990
MC 167
Finding aid (HTML)

Feshbach, Herman (1917-2000)
Papers
MC 484

Fisk, James (1910-1981)
Papers, 1931-1977
MC 433

Frisch, David Henry (1918-1991)
Papers, 1950-1990
MC 337

Goodwin, Henry Manly (1870-1949)
Papers, 1888-1936
MC 121

Guerlac, Henry Edward (1910-1985)
"History of Radar in World War II," 1947
MC 95

Harrison, George Russell (1898-1979)
Papers, 1916-1973
MC 60

Harrison, George Russell (1898-1979)
Biography of Karl Taylor Compton and background material, 1930-1961
MC 105

Hazen, Harold Locke (1901-1980)
Papers, 1920-1972
MC 106

High Voltage Engineering Corporation
Papers, 1933-1969
MC 153
Finding aid (PDF) | Finding aid (HTML)

Hill, Albert Gordon (1910-1996)
Papers, 1946-1981
MC 365
Finding aid (PDF)
(HTML)

Holman, Silas Whitcomb (1856-1900)
Papers, ca. 1875-ca. 1910
MC 46

Jackson, Shirley Ann
Papers
MC 195

Kaplan, Irving
Papers, 1961-1976
MC 191

Kelly, Harry
Oral history
MC 603

Kerman, Arthur K.
Papers, 1960s-1990s
MC 549

Kistiakowsky, Vera
Papers
MC 485

Kuhn, Thomas S. (1922-1996)
Papers, 1936-1987
MC 240

Laws, Frank A. (1867-1936)
Papers, 1902-1927
MC 329

Lax, Benjamin (1915- )
Papers, 1925-1975
MC 234

Livingston, M. Stanley
Papers
MC 244

Loomis, Alfred L.
Papers, 1940-1959
MC 264

MacVicar, Margaret
Papers
MC 338

Medicus, Heinrich Adolf, 1918-
Notes, 1958-1959, n.d.
MC 104

MIT Oral History Program
Women in Science and Engineering Oral History Collection
Papers, 1976-1977
MC 86
Includes interviews with Mildren Dresselhaus and Vera Kistiakowsky

Morrison, Philip (1915- )
Papers, 1934-1963
MC 52

Morrison, Philip (1915- )
"The Nature of Things," filmed interview, 1981
MC 443

Morrison, Philip (1915- )
"The Worlds of Philip Morrison," symposium, 1986
AC 199

Morse, Philip McCord (1903-1985)
Papers, 1927-1980
MC 75
Finding aid (PDF)
(HTML)

Northeast Radio Observatory Corporation
Records, 1965-1988
AC 135

Norton, John T.
Papers, 1936-1966
MC 415

Nottingham, Wayne Buckles (1899-1964)
Papers, 1923-1964
MC 241

Oppenheimer, John Robert (1904-1967)
Oral history Collection, 1975-1976.
MC 85
Transcripts of interviews by Alice Kimball Smith and Charles Weiner in preparation for the publication of Robert Oppenheimer: Letters and Recollections (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1980).

Parish, William
Papers
MC 494

Pickering, Edward Charles (1846-1919)
Papers, 1867-1869
MC 457

Pless, Irwin A.
Papers, 1964-1994
MC 604

Rocket Research Society
Records, 1951-1962
MC 309

Rossi, Bruno Benedetto (1905-1993)
Papers, 1927-
MC 166

Scoville, Herbert
Papers, 1971-1985
MC 224

Slater, John Clarke (1900-1976)
"A Physicist of the Lucky Generation," ca. 1975
MC 189

Finding aid (PDF) (HTML)

Smith, Alice Kimball (1907- )
Papers, 1944-1993
MC 369

Smullin, Louis Dijour (1916- )
Papers, 1950-1952
MC 216

Stewart, Herbert R.
Papers, 1920-1985
MC 211

Stratton, Julius Adams (1901-1994)
Papers, 1928-1983
MC 431

Trowbridge, Arthur
Student notebooks, 1906
MC 203

Union of Concern Scientists
Papers, 1964-1986
MC 434

United States. National Defense Research Committee. Division 7,
Section 7.2
Chronological file, 1941-1944
MC 103

Universities and the Military-Industrial Complex
Panel discussion, 1989
AC 202

Valley, George E., Jr. (1913-1999)
Papers
MC 294

Van de Graaff, Robert Jemison (1901-1967)
Papers, 1928-1948
MC 45
Finding aid (PDF) (HTML)

Von Hippel, Arthur (1898-2004)
Papers
MC 321

Warren, Bertram E.
Papers
MC 340

Waugh, David F.
Papers, 1932-1985
MC 255

Weeks, Dorothy (1893? - 1990)
Papers, 1940-1980
MC 400

Wiener, Norbert (1894-1964)
Papers, 1898-1964
MC 22
Finding aid (PDF)
(HTML)

Weiss, Rainer
Papers
MC 517

Weisskopf, Victor Frederick (1908-2002)
Papers, 1922-2002
MC 572
Finding aid (PDF)
(HTML)

Wiesner, Jerome Bert (1915-1994)
Papers
MC 420

Woodbridge, Samuel Homer (1848-1926)
Course notes, 1893, 1900
MC 61

Zacharias, Jerrold Reinach (1905-1986)
Papers, 1912-1986
MC 31

Zisman, William A.
Papers
MC 232

Archives Collections: Institute Records

MIT. Office of the President
Records, 1930-1959
AC 4
Finding aid (HTML)

MIT. School of Science. Office of the Dean
Records, 1959-1989
AC 104

MIT. Ad Hoc Committee on the Military Presence at MIT
Records, 1985-1986
AC 150

MIT. Center for Space Research. Apollo 17. Surface Electrical Properties Experiment
Records, 1970-1973
AC 110

MIT. Convocation in Commemoration of Karl Taylor Compton.
Memorial tribute, 1954
AC 171

MIT. Department of Physics
Curriculum materials, 1869-1971
AC 74

MIT. Department of Physics
Records, 1875-1901
AC 68

MIT. Francis Bitter National Magnet Laboratory
Records, 1957-1982
AC 152

MIT. Industrial Liaison Program
Records, 1974-1989
AC 141

MIT. Industrial Liaison Program
Records of member companies, 1948-
AC 265

International Polymode Program
Records, 1973-1981
AC 321
Finding aid (PDF)
(HTML)

MIT. Laboratory for Nuclear Science
Records
AC 217

MIT. Midcentury Convocation
Records, 1949
AC 172

Mid-Ocean Dynamics Experiment
Records, 1970-1976
AC 42
Finding aid (PDF)
(HTML)

March 4 Teach-in
Recording, 1989
AC 212

MIT. Office of the Vice President, 1932-1938 (Bush)
Records, 1932-1938
AC 333

MIT. Patent, Copyright, and Licensing Office
Records, 1970-1986
AC 67

Radioactivity Center
Records, 1942-1981
AC 386

MIT. Radiation Laboratory
Records, 1942-1945
AC 185

Records of Advanced Physics, 1874-1879
Minutes of the meetings of the class in Advanced Physics,
3 March 1874 - 10 May 1879
AC 74

MIT. Research Laboratory of Electronics
Records, 1945-1969
AC 186

MIT. Standing Committee on Special Laboratories
Records, 1969-1972
AC 128

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