Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection includes Scoville's outgoing correspondence, 1975-1985, as well as his newspaper editorials and unpublished writings on weapons control and U.S. defense policy. His papers also contain extensive reference files, which he used to provide support for his writings, speeches, and congressional testimony relating to arms control. Correspondence and clippings describe his work in arms control with the Pugwash Conferences on Science & World Affairs, the Federation of American...
Dates: 1947 - 1985
Abstract The collection documents the professional life and career of Victor Frederick Weisskopf (1908-2002) from the 1920s through 2002. Educated in Europe in the 1920s and 1930s, Weisskopf made contributions to the quantum theory of radiative transitions, the self-energy of electrons, the electrodynamic properties of the vacuum, and the theory of nuclear reactions. In 1943, several years after his move to the United States, Weisskopf was invited to join the Manhattan Project, where he served as...
Dates: 1922 - 2002