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International Committee on Rheology records, 1970-2016

Description of Collection

Repository

American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives.

Papers created by

International Committee on Rheology

Size of collection

2.5 linear feet
1 manuscript box
2 records boxes

Short description of collection

This collection consists of records from the International Committee of Rheology (ICR) from 1970-2016.

Language(s) of collection

English

Collection number:

AR20172404

Historical Note

In 1953, the International Council of Scientific Union's Joint Committee on Rheology evolved into the International Committee on Rheology (ICR). The purpose of the ICR is to represent the interests of organized groups of rheologists and of individual rheologists throughout the world with respect to the international aspects of exchange of information, dissemination of knowledge, and the development of the science of rheology. It is comprised of 27 member societies that meet every four years at International Congresses on Rheology.

Scope and Contents of Collection

This collection consists of records of the International Committee on Rheology (ICR) from 1970 to 2016. It includes files on some of ICR's member societies, ICR congresses, newsletters, correspondence, and organizational information, including by-laws.

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/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

Argentine Society of Rheology
Australian society of Rheology
Bulgarian Society of Rheology
Canadian Rheology Group
Chinese Society of Rheology
Hellenic Society of Rheology
Indian Society of Rheology
Israel Society of Rheology
Italian Society of Rheology
Korean Society of Rheology
Latvian Group on Rheology
Mexican Society of Rheology
Polish Society of Engineering Rheology
Slovene Society of Rheology
Society of Rheology (U.S.)
Society of Rheology in South Africa
Soviet Society of Rheology
Spanish Group of Rheology
Swiss Group of Rheology

Subject terms

Rheology.

Genre terms

Bylaws.
Correspondence.
Newsletters

Organization and Arrangement of Collection

Arranged into six series.

  • Series I: Organizational Information
  • Series II: Member Societies
  • Series III: Meetings
  • Series IV: Newsletters
  • Series V: Correspondence
  • Series VI: Other Files

Provenance and Acquisition Information

From Dr.-Ing. Manfred Wagner, 2017

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Sarah Cochrane in 2017.

Preferred Citation of Collection

Box [number], Folder [number], International Committee on Rheology records, 1970-2016. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library & Archives, College Park, MD 20740, USA.

Administrative Information

Title

Finding Aid to the International Committee on Rheology records, 1970-2016

Publisher

American Institute of Physics Niels Bohr Library & Archives

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

2017

Encoding Information

Machine-readable finding aid encoded by Sarah Cochrane in 2017. Any revisions made to this finding aid occurred as part of the editing and encoding process.

Series I: Organizational Information

Box 1 Folder 1 Organizational information, 1970-1976
Folder 2 ICR by-laws, 1980, 1988
Folder 3 ICR by-laws, 1980, 1999
Folder 4 Change in by-laws, 1999-2000
Folder 5 ICR Restructuring Subcommittee, 1996-1998
Folder 6 Ballot - Membership: China, Slovene, 1988
Folder 7 ICR lists, 1988
Folder 8 Responses to mailing list update, 1990
Folder 9 Mailing list - Officers list, 1990-2005
Folder 10 1984 and 1988 Questionnaire, 1984, 1988
Folder 11 2000 Questionnaire, 2000

Series II: Member Societies

Box 1 Folder 12 Argentine Society of Rheology, 1983-2000
Folder 13 Australian Society of Rheology, 1983
Folder 14 Bulgarian Rheological Society, 1990-1993
Folder 15 Canadian Rheology Group, undated
Folder 16 Chinese Society of Rheology, 2000
Folder 17 Hellenic Society of Rheology, 1996-2000
Folder 18 Indian Society of Rheology, 2000
Folder 19 Israel Society of Rheology, 1980-2004
Folder 20 Italian Society of Rheology, 1996-1999
Folder 21 Korean Society of Rheology, 1989-1992
Folder 22 Latvian Group on Rheology, 1992-1994
Folder 23 Mexican Society of Rheology, 1979
Folder 24 Polish Society of Engineering Rheology, 1996-2004
Folder 25 Portuguese Society of Rheology, 1998-2000
Folder 26 Romanian Society of Rheology, 1994-1995
Folder 27 Slovene Society of Rheology, undated
Folder 28 Society of Rheology in South Africa, 1999-2000
Folder 29 Soviet Society of Rheology, 1990-2004
Folder 30 Spanish Group of Rheology, undated
Folder 31 Swiss Group of Rheology, 1990-1995

Series III: Meetings

Box 1 Folder 32 European conference, 1980-1987
Folder 33 1984 Congress (Acapulco, Mexico), 1984
Folder 34 1992 Site selection, 1991-1992
Folder 35 1992 Secretary's report, 1992
Folder 36 1996 Survey - secretary's report, 1996
Folder 37 Site selection for 2000 ICR meeting, August 1996
Folder 38 2000 Congress (Cambridge, England), 2000-2001
Folder 39 2004 Secretary's report, 2004
Folder 40 2004 Congress (Seoul, South Korea), 2004
Folder 41 2008 Congress (Monterey, California), 2003

Series IV: Newsletters

Box 2 Folder 1 Newsletters and Brief History of ICR, 1976-1984
Folder 2 1984 Newsletter, 1984
Folder 3 1988 Newsletter, 1988
Folder 4 1990 Newsletter, 1988-1990
Folder 5 1992 Newsletter, 1992
Folder 6 1998 Newsletter, 1997-1998
Folder 7 2000 Newsletter, July 2000

Series V: Correspondence

Box 2 Folder 8 ICR chronological file, May 1971 - September 1976
Folder 9 ICR correspondence prior to 1976 conference, 1972-1976
Folder 10 ICR chronological file, September 1976 - March 1979
Folder 11 ICR chronological file, April 1979 - October 1980
Folder 12 Correspondence with member societies, 1980-1984
Folder 13 ICR correspondence, 1985-1988
Folder 14 ICR correspondence, 1988
Folder 15 ICR correspondence, 1988-1990
Folder 16 International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) correspondence, 1989-1994
Folder 17 Conference promotional correspondence, 1990
Folder 18 International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (IUTAM) correspondence, 1990-2005
Box 3 Folder 1 ICR correspondence, 1991-1992
Folder 2 ICR correspondence, 1992-1996
Folder 3 ICR correspondence, 2000-2004
Folder 4 ICR correspondence (1 of 3), 2004-2011
Folder 5 ICR correspondence (2 of 3), 2004-2011
Folder 6 ICR correspondence (3 of 3), 2004-2011
Folder 7 ICR correspondence (1 of 2), 2012-2016
Folder 8 ICR correspondence (2 of 2), 2012-2016

Series VI: Other Files

Box 3 Folder 9 Rheology labs in Japan and Spain, 1983
Folder 10 European Rheological Activity, 1980-1988
Folder 11 International Society of Biorheology, 1981
Folder 12 Obituaries, 1983-1987