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American Institute of Physics Physics Today Division miscellaneous publications, 1955-2006

Description of Collection

Repository

American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives.

Papers created by

American Institute of Physics. Physics Today Division.

Size of collection

0.5 linear feet
1 manuscript box

Short description of collection

Publications from the American Institute of Physics (AIP) Physics Today Division that include brochures, supplements and marketing materials from Physics Today magazine and the Industrial Physicist.

Language(s) of collection

English

Collection number:

AR20111059

Historical Note

The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is a not-for-profit membership corporation chartered in New York State in 1931 for the purpose of promoting the advancement and diffusion of the knowledge of physics and its application to human welfare. Its members are leading societies in the fields of physics and astronomy, and its activities include providing services to its member societies in publishing, finance, and education. Physics Today is AIP's flagship monthly magazine designed to foster unity and communication among physicists and to provide full news coverage of physics and related sciences. The Industrial Physicist provides information useful to industrial physicists in work and career, and promotes their image and addresses broader policy issues affecting their lives.

Scope and Contents of Collection

The collection contains miscellaneous publications printed by the American Institute of Physics (AIP) Physics Today Division for its customers, and includes brochures, supplements from the magazine (including annual reports), rate cards and marketing materials from Physics Today and the Industrial Physicist.

Restrictions on Use and Access

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 Institute of Physics.
American Institute of Physics. Physics Today Division.

Subject terms

Physics. Publishing.
Physics. Societies, etc.

Genre terms

Annual reports.
Brochures.

Organization and Arrangement of Collection

Collection is arranged alphabetically by type of material.

Provenance and Acquisition Information

Collection is added to on a yearly basis as new material is acquired.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Amanda Nelson in 2011.

Preferred Citation of Collection

Box [number], Folder [number], American Institute of Physics Physics Today Division miscellaneous publications. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library & Archives, College Park, MD 20740, USA.

Administrative Information

Title

Finding Aid to the American Institute of Physics Physics Today Division miscellaneous publications, 1955-2006

Publisher

American Institute of Physics Niels Bohr Library & Archives

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

2011

Encoding Information

Machine-readable finding aid encoded by Amanda Nelson in 2011. Any revisions made to this finding aid occurred as part of the editing and encoding process.

Series I: American Institute of Physics (AIP) Physics Today Division miscellaneous publications

Box 1 Folder 1 Advertising supplements, 1994-1995
Folder 2 Annual physics book list, 1961-1962
Folder 3 Annual report supplements, 1998-2002, 2004-2006
Folder 4 Buyer's guide, 1988-1989, 1993
Folder 5 Industrial Physicist, 1995-1996, 2000, 2004
Folder 6 Media kit, 1986, 1995
Folder 7 News page content, 1994
Folder 8 Rate cards, 1986, 1988-1989
Folder 9 Reprints, 1955, 1958, 1961-1962, 1971
Folder 10 Special issue brochures, 1988-1992, 1996
Folder 11 Theory and Practice supplements, 1991-1994