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Van de Graaff, Robert Jemison, 1901-1967



  • Existence: 1901 - 1967

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

American Institute of Mining Engineers, Boston Section minutes

Identifier: MC-0094
Scope and Contents of the Collection The American Institute of Mining Engineers, Boston Section collection consists of minutes from the first meeting of the American Institute of Mining Engineers (A.I.M.E.), Boston Section, on 12 Feb. 1912 through the 182nd meeting on 6 Jan. 1936. Also included are summaries of talks given at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; speakers include: Waldemar Lindgren, Kirtley F. Mather, Warren Judson Mead, Samuel C. Prescott, Robert H. Richards, George F. Swain and Robert J. Van de Graaff.
Dates: 1912 - 1936

High Voltage Engineering Corporation records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0153
Abstract The collection documents the High Voltage Engineering Corporation, a company founded in 1947 by Robert J. Van de Graaff, Denis M. Robinson, and John G. Trump, all members of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) faculty. Manufacturing operations began with the development and manufacture of particle accelerators, and then electromagnetic and neutron generators. The records consist of technical notes and drawings left by Robert J. Van de Graaff, chief scientist and one of the...
Dates: 1933 - 1969

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President, records of Karl Taylor Compton and James Rhyne Killian

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0004
Abstract The collection consists of records created while Karl Taylor Compton (president 1930-1948) and James Rhyne Killian (president 1948-1959) served in the position of president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). It contains correspondence, reports, memoranda, and committee materials about the activities of the presidents and their staff, the definition and evolution of policies, and the administration of the Institute. Records document Compton's early efforts to strengthen the...
Dates: 1930 - 1959

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 the...
Dates: 1928 - 1948