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American Physical Society miscellaneous publications, 1920-2016

Description of Collection

Repository

American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives.

Papers created by

American Physical Society

Size of collection

8 linear feet
16 manuscript boxes

Short description of collection

Publications from the American Physical Society (APS) that include newsletters, membership directories, brochures, flyers, pamphlets.

Language(s) of collection

English

Collection number:

AR20111008

Historical Note

This professional society of educators, industrial and government research workers, and students of physics and related fields, was established in 1899 to promote the advancement and diffusion of the knowledge of physics. It was a founding Member Society of the American Institute of Physics.

Scope and Contents of Collection

The collection contains miscellaneous publications printed by the American Physical Society (APS) for their members, and includes newsletters, membership directories, brochures, flyers, pamphlets. Along with the American Physical Society News (1994-2015), the collection includes newsletters of some of the divisions including the Forum on Physics and Society (1972-2014), the Forum on History of Physics (1985-1996, 2006-2014), and the Committee on the Status of Women in Physics (1994-2016).

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.

Institutions

American Physical Society.

Subject terms

Physics. Publishing.
Physics. Societies, etc.

Genre terms

Directories.
Fliers (printed matter).
Newsletters

Organization and Arrangement of Collection

The collection is organized by type beginning with membership directories, then followed by reports or brochures, meeting materials, and newsletters. The membership directories, meeting materials, and newsletters are in chronological order; reports are arranged alphabetically, as are the newsletters from the various divisions of APS.

Provenance and Acquisition Information

Collection is added to on an annual basis as new publications are received.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Amanda Nelson in 2016.

Preferred Citation of Collection

Box [number], Folder [number], American Physical Society miscellaneous publications, 1920-2016. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library & Archives, College Park, MD 20740, USA.

Administrative Information

Title

Finding Aid to the American Physical Society miscellaneous publications, 1920-2016

Publisher

American Institute of Physics Niels Bohr Library & Archives

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

2016

Encoding Information

Machine-readable finding aid encoded by Amanda Nelson in 2016. Any revisions made to this finding aid occurred as part of the editing and encoding process.

Series I: American Physical Society (APS) miscellaneous publications

Box 1 Folder 1 Membership directories, 1920
Folder 2 Membership directories, 1930
Folder 3 Membership directories, 1933, 1935, 1937, 1939, 1941
Folder 4 Membership directories, 1948, 1951
Folder 5 Membership directories, 1955, 1958
Folder 6 Membership directories, 1962, 1965
Box 2 Folder 1 Membership directories, 1968
Folder 2 Membership directories, 1970
Folder 3 Membership directories, 1975, 1977
Folder 4 Membership directories, 1979
Folder 5 Membership directories, 1981
Folder 6 Membership directories, 1983
Box 3 Folder 1 Membership directories, 1985
Folder 2 Membership directories, 1987
Folder 3 Membership directories, 1989
Folder 4 Membership directories, 1992-1993
Box 4 Folder 1 Membership directories, 1994-1995
Folder 2 Membership directories, 1996-1997
Folder 3 Membership directories, 1998-1999
Box 5 Folder 1 Membership directories, 2000-2001
Folder 3 Anniversary materials, 1974, 1999
Folder 4 Annual donors, 1998
Folder 5 Careers in physics, undated
Folder 6 Committee on Minorities in Physics: Explore, Understand, Succeed brochure, 2007
Folder 7 Communications Revolution in Physics, 1982
Folder 8 Energy Future: Think Efficiency, 2008
Folder 9 Gender Equity: Strengthening the Physics Enterprise in Universities and National Laboratories, 2007
Folder 10 General brochures, circa 1930, 1992, 1994, undated
Folder 11 Member rates, 1982-1983
Folder 12 American Physical Society (APS) Physics Post-Doctoral Information Pool, 1971-1972
Box 6 Folder 1 Physics shows, 1970, 1973-1977, 1979-1986, 1988
Folder 2 Prizes and awards, 1996, 2001-2010, 2012
Folder 3 Science Education Programs in the 21st Century Making a Dramatic Impact, circa 2000
Folder 4 Solar Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, 1979
Folder 5 Special reports, 1971-1972
Folder 6 Women in physics, 1972, 1981, undated
Folder 7 World year of physics, 2005
Folder 8 American Physical Society (APS) annual report, 1997
Folder 9 American Physical Society (APS) Bulletin: Southeastern section, 1938-1957
Box 7 Folder 1 American Physical Society (APS) Bulletin: Southeastern section, 1960-1975
Folder 2 American Physical Society (APS) Bulletin: Southeastern section, 1983, 1987
Folder 3 American Physical Society (APS) Educational Committee reports, 1922-1923, 1926
Folder 4 American Physical Society (APS) meeting announcements, 1998-1999
Folder 5 American Physical Society (APS) meeting announcements, 2000-2001
Folder 6 American Physical Society (APS) meeting announcements, 2002-2005
Folder 7 American Physical Society (APS) meeting announcements, 2006-2011
Folder 8 American Physical Society (APS) meeting data, 1963, 1965
Folder 9 American Physical Society (APS) meeting news release, 1977
Folder 10 American Physical Society (APS) meeting program: Division of polymer physics, 2000
Folder 11 American Physical Society (APS) meeting program: Four corners section, 2006-2007
Box 8 Folder 2 American Physical Society (APS) meeting program: New England section, 2005
Folder 3 American Physical Society (APS) meeting program: Southeastern section, 1938-1953
Folder 4 American Physical Society (APS) meeting program: Southeastern section, 1954-1961
Folder 5 American Physical Society (APS) meeting program: Southeastern section, 1962-1965
Folder 6 American Physical Society (APS) meeting program: Southeastern section, 1967-1969
Folder 7 American Physical Society (APS) meeting program: Southeastern section, 1971-1973
Box 9 Folder 1 American Physical Society (APS) meeting program: Southeastern section, 1975-1978
Folder 2 American Physical Society (APS) meeting program: Southeastern section, 1979-1983
Folder 3 Committee on the Status of Women in Physics (CSWP) Gazette, 1994-1995, 1997-1999
Folder 4 Committee on the Status of Women in Physics (CSWP) Gazette, 2000-2004
Folder 5 Committee on the Status of Women in Physics (CSWP) Gazette, 2005-2008
Folder 6 Committee on the Status of Women in Physics (CSWP) Gazette, 2009-2013
Folder 7 Committee on the Status of Women in Physics (CSWP) Gazette, 2014-2015
Folder 8 Forum on Education newsletter, 1997-2000
Box 10 Folder 1 Forum on History of Physics (FHP) Newsletter, 1982-1984
Folder 2 Forum on History of Physics (FHP) Newsletter, 1985-1987
Folder 3 Forum on History of Physics (FHP) Newsletter, 1988-1990
Folder 4 Forum on History of Physics (FHP) Newsletter, 1991-1993
Folder 5 Forum on History of Physics (FHP) Newsletter, 1994-1996
Folder 6 Forum on History of Physics (FHP) Newsletter, 1997-2005
Folder 7 Forum on History of Physics (FHP) Newsletter, 2006-2011
Forum on History of Physics (FHP) Newsletter (electronic versions available on preservation server), 2010-2014
Box 11 Folder 1 Forum on Physics and Society Newsletter, 1970, 1972-1977
Folder 2 Forum on Physics and Society Newsletter, 1978-1982
Folder 3 Forum on Physics and Society Newsletter, 1983-1987
Folder 4 Forum on Physics and Society Newsletter, 1988-1992
Folder 5 Forum on Physics and Society Newsletter, 1993-1996
Folder 6 Forum on Physics and Society Newsletter, 1997-1999
Box 12 Folder 1 Forum on Physics and Society Newsletter, 2000-2002
Folder 2 Forum on Physics and Society Newsletter, 2003-2005
Forum on Physics and Society Newsletter (electronic versions available on preservation server), 2006-2014
Box 12 Folder 3 Introductory University Physics Project Newsletter, 1987, 1989-1991, 1993
Folder 4 American Physical Society (APS) New York state section Newsletter, 2006
Folder 5 American Physical Society (APS) News, January-April 1993
Folder 6 American Physical Society (APS) News, May-August 1993
Folder 7 American Physical Society (APS) News, September-December 1993
Box 13 Folder 1 American Physical Society (APS) News and Meeting News, January-April 1994
Folder 2 American Physical Society (APS) News and Meeting News, May-July 1994
Folder 3 American Physical Society (APS) News and Meeting News, August-December 1994
Folder 4 American Physical Society (APS) News and Meeting News, January-March 1995
Folder 5 American Physical Society (APS) News and Meeting News, April-July 1995
Box 14 Folder 1 American Physical Society (APS) News and Meeting News, August-December 1995
Folder 2 American Physical Society (APS) News and Meeting News, January-June 1996
Folder 3 American Physical Society (APS) News and Meeting News, July-December 1996
Folder 4 American Physical Society (APS) News and Meeting News, 1997
Folder 5 American Physical Society (APS) News and Meeting News, 1998, 2000-2001
Box 15 Folder 1 American Physical Society (APS) News, 2002-2003
Folder 2 American Physical Society (APS) News, 2004-2005
Folder 3 American Physical Society (APS) News, 2006-2007
Folder 4 American Physical Society (APS) News, 2008-2009
Folder 5 American Physical Society (APS) News, 2010
Box 16 Folder 1 American Physical Society (APS) News, 2011
Folder 2 American Physical Society (APS) News, 2012
Folder 3 American Physical Society (APS) News, 2013
Folder 4 American Physical Society (APS) News, 2014
Folder 5 American Physical Society (APS) News, 2015
Folder 6 American Physical Society (APS) News, 2016