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Lauriston Sale Taylor publications, 1928-1989

Description of Collection

Repository

American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives.

Papers created by

Taylor, Lauriston Sale, 1902-

Size of collection

5.5 linear feet
11 manuscript box(s)

Short description of collection

Collection of publications regarding radiation protection.

Language(s) of collection

English

Collection number:

AR220

Biographical Note

Physicist (radiation measurement and protection, ionizaton of liquids, variable time oscillators). On staff of National Bureau of Standards from 1927, chief, x-ray section (1940-1949), chief, proving grounds sections (1941-1943), assistant chief, optics division, later atomic physics division (1948-1951), chief radiation physics division (1960-1962), associate director (1962-1965); special assistant to the president, National Academy of Sciences from 1965.

Scope and Contents of Collection

Publications regarding radiation protection include: published reports, conference proceedings, commentaries, and lecture transcripts of the National Counciil on Radiation Protection and Measurements; handbooks of the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards; recommendations and reports of the International Commission on Radiological Protection and of the International Commission on Radiological Units and Measurements; and a few reprints including two articles by Taylor on the International Commission on Radiological Units and Measurements.

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

Taylor, Lauriston Sale, 1902-

Institutions

International Commission on Radiological Protection.
International Commission on Radiological Units and Measurements.
National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurement.
United States. Dept. of Commerce.
United States. National Bureau of Standards

Subject terms

Radiation.

Organization and Arrangement of Collection

This collection is organized into four series:

  • Series I: National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
  • Series II: National Bureau of Standards
  • Series III: International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements
  • Series IV: Miscellaneous

Each series is arranged chronologically.

Provenance and Acquisition Information

Received from Lauriston Sale Taylor, 1990.

Processing Information

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

Preferred Citation of Collection

Box [number], Folder [number], Lauriston Sale Taylor publications, . American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library & Archives, College Park, MD 20740, USA.

Administrative Information

Title

Finding Aid to the Lauriston Sale Taylor publications, 1928-1989

Publisher

American Institute of Physics Niels Bohr Library & Archives

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

2009

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: National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements

Box 1 Folder 1 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, annual reports, 1964-1973
Folder 2 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, annual reports, 1974-1979
Folder 3 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, annual reports, 1980-1983
Folder 4 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, annual reports, 1984-1987
Folder 5 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, The Lauriston S. Taylor lecture series in radiation protection and measurements, lectures 1-7, 1977-1983
Folder 6 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, The Lauriston S. Taylor lecture series in radiation protection and measurements, lectures 1-7, 1984-1989
Box 2 Folder 1 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, NCRP commentary 1-4, 1980, 1982, 1986, 1987
Folder 2 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, president’s reports, 1964-1965, 1968-1976
Folder 3 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, president’s reports, 1977-1987
Folder 4 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, proceedings no. 1-2, 1979-1980
Folder 5 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, proceedings no. 3-4, 1981-1982
Box 3 Folder 1 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, proceedings no. 5, 1983
Folder 2 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, proceedings no. 6, 1984
Folder 3 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, proceedings no. 7, 1985
Folder 4 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, proceedings no. 8, 1986
Folder 5 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, proceedings no. 9, 1987
Folder 6 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, proceedings no. 10, 1988
Folder 7 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, proceedings no. 11, 1989
Box 4 Folder 1 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, reports 32-36, 1966-1970
Folder 2 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, reports 37-39, 1970-1971
Folder 3 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, reports 40-44, 1972-1975
Folder 4 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, reports 45-48, 1975-1976
Folder 5 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, reports 49-50, 1976
Box 5 Folder 1 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, reports 51-54, 1977
Folder 2 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, reports 55-57, 1977-1978
Folder 3 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, report 58, 1978
Folder 4 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, report 58, 2nd edition, 1985
Folder 5 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, reports 59-62, 1978-1979
Box 6 Folder 1 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, reports 63-64, 1979-1980
Folder 2 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, reports 65-67, 1980-1981
Folder 3 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, reports 68-70, 1981-1982
Folder 4 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, reports 71-74, 1983
Folder 5 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, reports 75-76, 1983-1984
Box 7 Folder 1 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, reports 77-78, 1984
Folder 2 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, reports 79-82, 1984-1985
Folder 3 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, reports 83-85, 1985-1986
Folder 4 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, report 86, 1986
Folder 5 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, reports 87-90, 1987-1988
Folder 6 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, reports 91-93, 1987
Box 8 Folder 1 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, reports 94-96, 1987-1989
Folder 2 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, reports 97-98, 1988-1989
Folder 3 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, reports 99-101, 1988-1989
Folder 4 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, reports 102-106, 1989

Series II: National Bureau of Standards

Box 9 Folder 1 National Bureau of Standards, handbook 41-42, 47-49, 51-53, 1949-1953
Folder 2 National Bureau of Standards, handbook 54-56, 58-60, 1954-1955
Folder 3 National Bureau of Standards, handbook 61-63, 65, 69, 1955-1959
Folder 4 National Bureau of Standards, handbook 72-73, 75-76, 1960-1961
Folder 5 National Bureau of Standards, handbook 78-80, 1961
Folder 6 National Bureau of Standards, handbook 84-88, 1962-1963
Folder 7 National Bureau of Standards, handbook 89, 92, 97, 1963-1964

Series III: International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements

Box 10 Folder 1 International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements, Reports 11-19, 1968-1973
Folder 2 International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements, Reports 20-25, 1971-1976
Folder 3 International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements, Reports 26-29, 1977-1978
Folder 4 International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements, Reports 30-33, 1978-1980
Folder 5 International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements, Reports 34-36, 1982-1983
Box 11 Folder 1 International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements, Reports 37-41, 1984-1986
Folder 2 International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements, Reports 42-45, 1987-1989

Series IV: Miscellaneous

Box 11 Folder 3 The Second International Congress of Radiology, reprint from, 1928
Folder 4 Radiology, reprint from, 1934, 1960-1962, 1966, 1970
Folder 5 The American Journal of Roentgenology and Radium Therapy, reprints from, 1938, 1951
Folder 6 International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements, recommendations of the International Commission on Radiological Units, 1951, 1953
Folder 7 International Organizations, reprints from, 1957
Folder 8 Physics in Medicine and Biology, reprints from, 1957, 1961
Folder 9 Health Physics, reprints from, 1958, 1963
Folder 10 National Committee on Radiation Protection and Measurements, report no. 29, 1962
Folder 11 National Committee on Radiation Protection, report of subcommittee M-4, 1967
Folder 12 International Journal of Applied Radiation and Isotopes, reprints from, 1968
Folder 13 Acta Radiologica, reprints from, 1970-1971
Folder 14 National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, proceedings of a symposium, 1981