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Bertram Eugene Warren papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0340

Scope and Contents

The collection consists primarily of Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Bertram Warren's reprints and other writings, 1926-1978, including his list of these reprints; two notebooks of lectures delivered in France, 1957 and 1968; and some correspondence, 1945-1977. Also included is a microfilm copy of a volume presented to Warren at a symposium given in his honor on "Current Studies in Diffraction Physics." The volume contains reprints by Warren, and by his former students on diffraction physics, 1943-1967; and correspondence, 1967, regarding Warren's 65th birthday and retirement.


  • Creation: 1926 - 1978


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This collection is open.

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Biographical Note

Bertram Eugene Warren, 1902-1991, S.B. 1924, S.M. 1925, Sc.D. 1929, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), was a professor of physics at MIT, 1929 to 1967, when he became professor emeritus. He worked on x-ray diffraction and helped develop its use as a precise means to examine complex non-crystalline matter.


0.5 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript box, 1 half manuscript box)

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Revision Statements

  • 2021 July 9: Edited by Lana Mason to remove aggrandizing terms in the biographical note description.

Repository Details

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