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National Science Foundation (U.S.)


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Frank Press papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0159
Scope and Contents of the Collection Papers received in 1981 include information about earthquake projects Press worked on for the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA); and correspondence, minutes, reports, and budgets from the American Geophysical Union of which Press was a member, serving as president, 1974-1976. His years as an Executive Council member of the National Academy of Sciences are documented in papers, programs, and minutes; and correspondence, proposals, and reports describe his consulting for several...
Dates: 1945 - 2013

Rainer Weiss personal archives

Identifier: MC-0517
Scope and Contents of the Collection This collection documents the research interests of Rainer Weiss, professor of physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), who was also affiliated with the Research Laboratory of Electronics, and later the Center for Space Research at MIT. The bulk of materials date from the early 1970s to 1999, and document the experimental and theoretical aspects of the COBE satellite and balloon observations related to cosmic microwave background measurements (Series 1 and 2) as well as...
Dates: 1946 - 1999

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