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Kenneth I. Greisen course notes, 1959-1960.

Description of Collection


American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives.

Papers created by

Greisen, Kenneth I.

Size of collection

0.25 linear feet
10 half manuscript boxes

Short description of collection

Notes prepared by Greisen for his students at Cornell University.

Language(s) of collection


Collection number:


Biographical Note

Physicist (nuclear physics, high energy astrophysics). Staff member, Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, 1943-1946; on faculty of Cornell University: physics department from 1946, chairman of astronomy department from 1976 and faculty dean from 1978.

Scope and Contents of Collection

Notes prepared by Greisen for student use in his course, P 244: Nuclear and High Energy Particle Physics, at Cornell University.

Restrictions on Use and Access

Researchers must have an approved access application on file in order to access archival materials.

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.


Greisen, Kenneth I.,


Cornell University. Dept. of Physics.

Subject terms

Elementary particles.
Nuclear physics.
Particles (Nuclear physics)

Organization and Arrangement of Collection

This collection is organized into a single series:

  • Series I: Notes

Provenance and Acquisition Information

Received from Spencer R. Weart, 1984.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Lara D'Agaro in 2007.

Preferred Citation of Collection

Box [number], Folder [number], Kenneth I. Greisen course notes. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library & Archives, College Park, MD 20740, USA.

Administrative Information


Finding Aid to the Kenneth I. Greisen course notes, 1959-1960


American Institute of Physics Niels Bohr Library & Archives

One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740


Encoding Information

Machine-readable finding aid encoded by Melanie J. Brown in 2007. Any revisions made to this finding aid occurred as part of the editing and encoding process.

Series I: Notes

Box 1 Folder 1 P244 Nuclear and high energy particle physics, chapters I and II, 1959-1960
Folder 2 P244 Nuclear and high energy particle physics, chapter IV, 1959-1960
Folder 3 P244 Nuclear and high energy particle physics, chapter V, 1959-1960