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American Vacuum Society miscellaneous publications, 1980-2015

Description of Collection

Repository

American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives.

Papers created by

American Vacuum Society

Size of collection

1 linear foot
2 manuscript boxes

Short description of collection

Publications of the American Vacuum Society (AVS) that include reports, symposium materials, and newsletters.

Language(s) of collection

English

Collection number:

AR20111013

Historical Note

A professional society formed in 1953 to promote communication among people interested in high vacuum technology through symposia and publications. Originally formed as the Committee on Vacuum Techniques and mandated to initiate a symposium and develop programs for education and recommend standards. Name changed at 1957 symposium to American Vacuum Society, the society became an affiliate member of the American Institute of Physics in 1963, and a full member in 1976.

Scope and Contents of Collection

The collection contains miscellaneous publications printed by the American Vacuum Society (AVS) for their members, and include reports and newsletters.

Restrictions on Use and Access

https://www.aip.org/history-programs/niels-bohr-library/item-request.

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 Vacuum Society.

Subject terms

Physics. Publishing.
Physics. Societies, etc.

Genre terms

Newsletters.

Organization and Arrangement of Collection

The collection is organized by type with reports followed by symposium materials and newsletters. Reports are arranged alphabetically, while newsletters are in chronological order.

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.

All American Vacuum Society miscellaneous publications accessioned before 2011 have been incorporated into the American Vacuum Society Records, 1953-2007.

Preferred Citation of Collection

Box [number], Folder [number], American Vacuum Society miscellaneous publications, 1980-2015. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library & Archives, College Park, MD 20740, USA.

Administrative Information

Title

Finding Aid to the American Vacuum Society miscellaneous publications, 1980-2015

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 Vacuum Society miscellaneous publications

Box 1 Folder 1 American Vacuum Society (AVS) education committee: A Primer on Capture, Sorb and Cryo Pumping, undated
Folder 2 American Vacuum Society (AVS) education committee: American Vacuum Society (AVS) Recommended Practices on Vacuum Measurements and Techniques volume 1, circa late 1980s
Folder 3 American Vacuum Society (AVS) education committee: Workshop on Low Pressure Experiments and Modeling for High School Science Curricula, undated
Folder 4 American Vacuum Society (AVS) symposium materials, 1987
Folder 5 American Vacuum Society (AVS) symposium materials, 1994
Folder 6 American Vacuum Society (AVS) symposium materials, 2010
Folder 7 American Vacuum Society (AVS) symposium materials, 2011
Folder 8 American Vacuum Society (AVS) symposium materials, 2012
Folder 9 American Vacuum Society (AVS) symposium materials, 2013
Box 2 Folder 1 American Vacuum Society (AVS) symposium materials, 2014
Folder 2 American Vacuum Society (AVS) symposium materials, 2015
Folder 3 American Vacuum Society (AVS) Newsletter (electronic copies available), 1993-2005
Folder 4 American Vacuum Society (AVS) Newsletter, 2010
Folder 5 American Vacuum Society (AVS) Newsletter, 2011
Folder 6 American Vacuum Society (AVS) Newsletter, 2012
Folder 7 American Vacuum Society (AVS) Newsletter, 2013
Folder 8 American Vacuum Society (AVS) Newsletter, 2014
Folder 9 American Vacuum Society (AVS) Newsletter, 2015