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George Zimmerman collection of lecture notes by Gregory Breit and Lars Onsager, 1960-1961

Description of Collection

Repository

American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives.

Papers created by

Zimmerman, George O.

Size of collection

0.25 linear feet
1 half manuscript box(s)

Short description of collection

Lecture notes written by Gregory Breit and Lars Onsager, provided to students of their phsyics lectures at Yale University.

Language(s) of collection

English

Collection number:

AR2007808

Biographical Note

Physicsist, magnetism, superconductivity. M.S. and Ph.D., Yale University (physics). Faculty, Boston University (1963-2000); established the Research Internship in Science and Engineering; affiliated with the Francis Bitter National Magnet Laboratory, Brookhaven National Laboratory, University of California San Diego, and Harvard University.

Scope and Contents of Collection

Two volumes of lecture notes written by Gregory Breit and Lars Onsager, provided to students of their phsyics lectures at Yale University. The lectures are titled Theorectical Nuclear Physics (Breit, 1960 [date provided by donor]) and Statistical Mechanics (Onsager, 1961).These notes were collected by George Zimmerman while he was a student at Yale. The notes do not contain annotations by Zimmerman.

Restrictions on Use and Access

Researchers must have an approved access application on file in order to access archival materials. https://www.aip.org/history-programs/niels-bohr-library/access-application.

Selected Search Terms

These papers have been indexed in the International Catalog of Sources for History of Physics and Allied Sciences (ICOS) using the following terms. Those seeking related materials should search under these terms.

Persons

Breit, Gregory, 1899-
Onsager, Lars, 1903-1976
Zimmerman, George O.

Subject terms

Nuclear physics

Genre terms

Lecture notes

Organization and Arrangement of Collection

This collection is organized into a single series:

  • Series I: Lecture notes

This series is arranged chronologically.

Provenance and Acquisition Information

Gift of George O. Zimmerman, Boston College Dept. of Physics, 2007.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Melanie J. Brown in 2008.

Preferred Citation of Collection

Box [number], Folder [number], George Zimmerman collection of lecture notes by Gregory Breit and Lars Onsager, 1960-1961. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library & Archives, College Park, MD 20740, USA.

Administrative Information

Title

Finding Aid to the George Zimmerman collection of lecture notes by Gregory Breit and Lars Onsager, 1960-1961

Publisher

American Institute of Physics Niels Bohr Library & Archives

One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740
USA
nbl@aip.org

2008

Encoding Information

Machine-readable finding aid encoded by Meghan Petersen in 2008. Any revisions made to this finding aid occurred as part of the editing and encoding process.

Series I: Lecture notes

Box 1 Folder 1 Theoretical nuclear physics (PY164A), Gregory Breit (1 of 2), 1960
Folder 2 Theoretical nuclear physics (PY164A), Gregory Breit (2 of 2), 1960
Folder 3 Statistical mechanics, Lars Onsager, 1961