New to the archives - June 2014

By Amanda Nelson, Associate Archivist

Archives stacks

We’ve been busy receiving new collections in the first half of the year at the Niels Bohr Library & Archives. Here is a list highlighting some of the new additions. All of these collections are available to researchers both in our reading room and via electronic loan. To access them or any of our collections please nbl [at] aip [dot] org (contact us).

American Institute of Physics

American Crystallographic Association

American Physical Society

  • Ernest Merritt early APS movies – Donated by Ernest Merritt’s grandson, Nickolas Merritt Waser show some early APS meetings from the 1930s with people such as Sir William Bragg, Arthur and Karl Compton, George Pegram and others
  • Southeastern Section addition to records – from Stanley Deans are his records as Secretary of the APS Southeastern Section from 2005-2010 including correspondence, meeting materials and newsletters
  • Annual meeting recordings of Forum for History of Physics (FHP) sponsored sessions from the March and April 2014 meetings

Ted Berlincourt records

  • Four record boxes currently being processed that follow Berlincourt’s work in superconductivity and with the Office of Naval Research and the Secretary of Defense.

David C. Blewett