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United States. Office of Scientific Research and Development


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Robert J. Van de Graaff papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0045
Abstract The collection documents the career of Robert Jemison Van de Graaff, known for developing high-voltage electrostatic generators used for nuclear structure research, cancer therapy, and radiographic studies. Materials include correspondence, reports, contracts, drawings, and technical notes for major projects Van de Graaff worked on during his tenure at MIT, including projects for the US Office of Scientific Research and Development, as well as materials relating to the courses he taught in...
Dates: 1928 - 1948

Robley Dunglison Evans papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0080
Scope and Contents Records of Robley Evans's activities as a member of the faculty at MIT include lecture notes and information about his research into radioactivity standards. There is a set of progress reports from the MIT Clinical Research Center. Also included are committee records, reports, and chapter information from the Health Physics Society during Evans's years as president,1972-1973. A manuscript of his book The Atomic Nucleus and copies of his articles are also...
Dates: 1928 - 1980

Vannevar Bush papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0078
Scope and Contents The Vannevar Bush Papers consist of correspondence, reports, patent records, notes, memos, manuscript drafts and galley proofs of books and articles, appointment calendars, and reprints primarily from 1956 to 1974. There are three series: 1. Subject Files, 2. Writings, and 3. Appointment Calendars. The collection came in two accessions, and although the two were interfiled, whenever possible the papers were kept in their original order. As a result the subject files are in three sections...
Dates: 1921 - 1974