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Edward Uhler Condon

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Dates

March 2, 1902 – March 26, 1974

Authorized Form of Name

Condon, Edward Uhler, 1902-1974

Additional Forms of Names

Condon, E. U. (Edward Uhler), 1902-1974

Condon, Edward

Condon, Edward Uhler

Biography

Abstract

Ph.D. physics, University of California (1926). Professional experience includes: assistant profesor, associate professor, Princeton University; associate director, Westinghouse Research Laboratory; director, National Bureau of Standards; director of research and development, consulting physicist, Corning Glass Works; professor, Washington University; professor, fellow of the Joint Institute of Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA), director of UFO Project, professor emeritus, University of Colorado. Research interests: quantum mechanics, development of radar use and nuclear weapons during World War II.

Important Dates

March 2, 1902Birth, Alamogordo (N.M.).

1924Obtained A.B., University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1926Obtained Ph.D. in physics, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1926 – 1927International Education Board Fellow, University of Gottingen and University of Munich.

1927 – 1928Position in public relations, Bell Telephone Laboratories.

1928Lecturer, Columbia University.

1929 – 1930Professor of Theoretical Physics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (Minn.).

1930 – 1937Associate Professor of Physics, Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

1937 – 1945Associate Director, Research Laboratories, Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company, Pittsburgh (Pa.).

1940 – 1942Radiation Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

1941 – 1942Member, Section on Uranium, Office of Scientific Research and Development.

1942 – 1943Chosen by Oppenheimer to help organize Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, but returned to Westinghouse.

1944Elected member, National Academy of Sciences.

1945 – 1946Science Advisor, Special Senate Committee on Atomic Energy, United States Congress.

1945 – 1951Director, National Bureau of Standards, Washington (D.C.).

1946President, American Physical Society (APS).

1952Accused by Congressman J. Parnell Thomas, head of the House Un-American Activities Commission (HUAC) of being "one of the weakest links in our atomic security.".

1952 – 1954Head of Reseach, Corning Glass Works, Corning (N.Y.).

1953President, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

1954 – 1956Professor, Oberlin College.

1956 – 1963Wayman Crow Professor of Physics, Washington University, St. Louis, St. Louis (Mo.).

1957 – 1968Editor, Reviews of Modern Physics.

1963 – 1970Professor and Fellow, Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA), University of Colorado, Boulder, Boulder (Colo.).

1964President, American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT).

1968 – 1969President, Society for Social Responsibility in Science.

1970 – 1974Professor Emeritus, University of Colorado, Boulder, Boulder (Colo.).

1970 – 1974Chair, National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy.

March 26, 1974Death, Boulder (Colo.).

Occupation

Theoretical nuclear physicist.

Places

Birth

Alamogordo (N.M.)

Undergraduate Education

Berkeley (Calif.)

Graduate Education

Berkeley (Calif.)

Employment

Minneapolis (Minn.)

Princeton (N.J.)

Pittsburgh (Pa.)

Washington (D.C.)

Corning (N.Y.)

St. Louis (Mo.)

Boulder (Colo.)

Death

Boulder (Colo.)

Subjects

Atomic bomb.

Computers.

Nuclear energy.

Nuclear physics.

Nuclear structure.

Particle accelerators.

Physical laboratories -- Administration.

Physics -- Industrial applications.

Physics -- Study and teaching.

Quantum theory.

Radar.

Radio astronomy.

Solid state physics.

Superconductivity.

Unidentified flying objects.

Wave mechanics.

World War, 1939-1945.

Relationships

People

Family

Honzik, Emilie

Wife.

Advisors & Collaborators

Birge, Raymond T. (Raymond Thayer), 1887-

Ph.D. advisor at University of California, Berkeley on the theory of intensity distribution in band systems.

Breit, Gregory, 1899-1981

First described proton-proton dispersion together.

Franck, James, 1882-1964

Ph.D. advisor at University of California, Berkeley and collaborated on the Franck-Condon principle.

Gurney, Ronald W. (Ronald Wilfrid)

Collaborated on the development of the barrier leakage picture of alpha-particle radioactivity and quantum mechanical tunneling.

Hofstadter, Robert, 1915-1990

PhD advisor at Princeton University, "Infrared Absorption by Light and Heavy Formic and Acetic Acids." Note that Hofstadter completed significant portions of PhD without advisor due to Dr. Condon departing Princeton.

Kauzmann, Walter, 1916-

Advised by Condon at Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company.

Loeb, Leonard B. (Leonard Benedict), 1891-

Co-wrote multiple articles.

McMillan, Edwin M. (Edwin Mattison), 1907-

Advised by Condon at Princeton University on deflection of a beam of hydrogen-chloride molecules in a non-homogenous electric field.

Morse, Philip M. (Philip McCord), 1903-1985

Co-wrote book "Quantum Mechanics" and both employed at Princeton University.

Odishaw, Hugh

Co-edited book "Handbook of physics, prepared by a staff of specialists."

Shortley, George, 1910-

Co-wrote book "The Theory of Atomic Spectra."

Colleagues

Allison, Samuel King, 1900-1965

Both employed at the Office of Scientific Research and Development.

Bederson, Benjamin

Both employed at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Bitter, Francis, 1902-1967

Both employed at Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company.

Bleakney, Walker, 1901-1992

Both employed at Princeton University.

Born, Max, 1882-1970

Worked under him during his National Research Council fellowship at University of Gottingen.

Branscomb, Lewis M., 1926-

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards and University of Colorado, Boulder.

Briggs, Lyman J. (Lyman James), 1874-1963

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Coblentz, William W. (William Weber), 1873-1962

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Compton, Arthur Holly, 1892-1962

Both employed at Washington University (St. Louis, Mo.).

Compton, K. T. (Karl Taylor), 1887-1954

Both employed at Princeton University.

Dryden, Hugh L. (Hugh Latimer), 1898-1965

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Dunn, G. H. (Gordon H.), 1932-

Both employed at the University of Colorado, Boulder and Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA).

Eisenhart, Luther Pfahler, 1876-1965

Both employed at Princeton University.

Emmons, H. W. (Howard W.)

Both employed at Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company.

Fano, Ugo

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Feenberg, Eugene

Both employed at Washington University (St. Louis, Mo.).

Gamow, George, 1904-1968

Both employed at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Hall, J. L. (John L.), 1934-

Both employed at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Haurwitz, Bernhard

Both employed at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Hill, Edward Lee, 1904-1974

Both employed at University of Minnesota.

Holstein, Theodore David, 1915-1985

Both employed at Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company.

Julienne, Paul S.

Both employed at National Bureau of Standards.

Klebanoff, P. S.

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Kraushaar, William L.

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Kusch, Polykarp, 1911-1993

Both employed at Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company.

McLean, William B. (William Burdette), 1914-1976

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

McMahon, Brien, 1903-1952

Served as science advisor to Senator McMahon.

Meggers, William F. (William Frederick), 1888-1966

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Menzel, Donald H. (Donald Howard), 1901-1976

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967

Chosen by Oppenheimer to help organize Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Paczyński, Bohdan

Both employed at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Pake, G. E. (George Edward)

Both employed at Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company and Washington University, St. Louis.

Phillips, Melba, 1907-2004

Both employed at Washington University (St. Louis, Mo.), Condon brought her to run the Academic Year Institute program.

Primakoff, H. (Henry), 1914-1983

Both employed at Washington University (St. Louis, Mo.).

Robertson, H. P. (Howard Percy), 1903-1961

Both employed at Princeton University.

Scalapino, Douglas J.

Both employed at Washington University (St. Louis, Mo.).

Schubauer, Galen B. (Galen Brandt), 1904-

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Seitz, Frederick, 1911-2008

Both employed at Princeton University.

Shenstone, A. G. (Allen Goodrich)

Both employed at Princeton University.

Slepian, Joseph, 1891-

Both employed at Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company.

Smyth, Henry De Wolf, 1898-1986

Both employed at Princeton University.

Sommerfeld, Arnold, 1868-1951

Worked under him during his National Research Council fellowship at University of Munich.

Tate, John T. (John Torrence), 1889-1950

Both employed at the University of Minnesota.

Van de Graaf, Robert Jemison, 1901-1967

Both employed at Princeton University.

Van Vleck, J. H. (John Hasbrouck), 1899-1980

Both employed at Princeton University.

Weissman, Samuel Isaac

Both employed at Washington University (St. Louis, Mo.).

Wigner, Eugene Paul, 1902-1995

Both employed at Princeton University.

Willmarth, William W.

Both employed at the Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA).

Additional

Bartlett, Albert A.

Barton, Henry Askew, 1898-1983

Bethe, Hans A. (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005

Blewett, John P. (John Paul), 1910-

Courant, Richard, 1888-1972

DuBridge, Lee A. (Lee Alvin), 1901-1994

Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955

Frenkel', IA. I. (IAkov Il'ich), 1894-1952

Fry, Thornton C. (Thornton Carle), 1892-

Goetz, Alexander, 1897-1970

Golovin, Nicholas E. (Nicholas Erasmus), 1912-1969

Groves, Leslie R., 1896-1970

Hansen, W. W. (William Webster), 1909-1949

Herring, William Conyers, 1914-

Hoffmann, Banesh, 1906-

Hutchisson, Elmer, 1902-

Inglis, David Rittenhouse, 1905-1995

Koch, Herman William, 1920-

Lawrence, Ernest Orlando, 1901-1958

Löwdin, Per-Olov, 1916-2000

Pauling, Linus, 1901-1994

Pegram, George Braxton, 1876-1958

Peters, B. (Bernard), 1910-

Plyler, Earle Keith, 1897-1976

Took summer courses at the University of Michigan from Condon.

Pound, Robert V.

Rabi, I. I. (Isidor Isaac), 1898-1988

Roberts, Walter Orr

Schrödinger, Erwin, 1887-1961

Shapley, Harlow, 1885-1972

Slater, John C. (John Clarke), 1900-1976

Taylor, Lauriston S. (Lauriston Sale), 1902-2004

Teller, Edward, 1908-2003

Urey, Harold Clayton, 1893-1981

Wheeler, John Archibald, 1911-2008

Institutions

Major Positions

Columbia University. Department of Physics

Lecturer.

Corning Glass Works

Head of Research.

Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics

Fellow.

Oberlin College. Department of Physics

Professor.

Princeton University. Department of Physics

Associate Professor of Physics.

United States. National Bureau of Standards

Director and Fellow, Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA).

University of Colorado Boulder. Department of Physics

Professor and Professor Emeritus.

University of Minnesota. Department of Physics and Astronomy

Professor of Theoretical Physics.

Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.). Department of Physics

Wayman Crow Professor of Physics.

Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company

Associate Director, Research Laboratories.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Association for the Advancement of Science

President.

American Association of Physics Teachers

President.

American Physical Society

President and editor of "Reviews of Modern Physics."

Bell Telephone Laboratories

Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists

Lawrence Radiation Laboratory

Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory

Manhattan Project (U.S.)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Physics

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.).

Chair.

Society for Social Responsibility in Science.

President.

United States. Congress

Science Advisor, Special Senate Committee on Atomic Energy.

United States. Office of Scientific Research and Development

Member, Section on Uranium.

Universität Göttingen

Universität München

University of California, Berkeley. Bancroft Library.

Obtained A.B. and Ph.D.

Westinghouse Electric Corporation

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Dedication of Tate Laboratory of Physics [sound recording], 1966.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Edward Condon address: presented at the 25th anniversary of the atomic time-keeper at Boulder laboratory, Colorado [video recording] 1974 February 22.

Library

American Philosophical Society

105 South Fifth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

Edward Condon papers, 1960s.

Libraries. Western Historical Collections

University of Colorado

Campus Box 184, Boulder, CO 80302-0184, USA

Edward Condon papers, circa 1920-1974.

Library

American Philosophical Society

105 South Fifth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

Edward Uhler Condon collection on UFOs, circa 1947-1969.

Library

American Philosophical Society

105 South Fifth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

Invited papers on physics today [sound recording], 1951 October.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Edward Uhler Condon, 1967 October 17, 18, 1968 April 27, 1973 September 11 and 12.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Public relations file on Condon, mostly pertaining to the attack on his loyalty by the House Committee on Un-American Activities, 1948-1974.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

What next? The story of one American physicist, 1948.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Subject

AIP Office of the Director records of Henry A. Barton, 1931-1964.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Albert A. Bartlett papers, 1928-2002.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Albert Einstein collection, 1913-1975 (bulk 1930-1955).

Department of Rare Books and Special Collections

Princeton University

1 Washington Road, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA

Alexander Goetz papers, 1919-1976 (bulk 1930-1976).

Institute Archives

California Institute of Technology

1201 East California Blvd. (Mail Code 015A-74), Pasadena, CA 91125, USA

Arnold Sommerfeld letters to Edward Uhler Condon, 1929-1949.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Bernard Peters papers, 1947-1992.

Niels Bohr Archive

Blegdamsvej 17, Copenhagen, Denmark

Conversations with David Inglis [videorecording], Feb.-May 1989.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Donald H. Menzel papers concerning UFOs, 1952-1976.

Library

American Philosophical Society

105 South Fifth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

Earle Keith Plyler Intellectual autobiography, 1962.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Ed Condon and the NBS Radiation Physics Laboratory, 2002.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Elmer Hutchisson papers, 1919-1982.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists records, 1946-1951.

The Joseph Regenstein Library. Department of Special Collections

University of Chicago

1100 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Francis Bitter papers, 1925-1967.

Institute Archives and Special Collections

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

M.I.T. Libraries, Rm. 14N-118, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

Frederick Seitz correspondence with Edward U. Condon, 1932-1945.

Library

American Philosophical Society

105 South Fifth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

H. P. Robertson papers, 1922-1980 (bulk 1936-1966).

Institute Archives

California Institute of Technology

1201 East California Blvd. (Mail Code 015A-74), Pasadena, CA 91125, USA

Henry De Wolf Smyth papers, 1885-1987.

Library

American Philosophical Society

105 South Fifth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

History of atomic energy collection, 1896-1991.

Libraries. Special Collections

Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

I. I. Rabi papers, 1899-1989 (bulk 1945-1968).

Manuscript Division

Library of Congress

James Madison Memorial Building, First Street and Independence Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20540, USA

Iakov Il'ich Frenkel' papers, 1905-1952.

St. Petersburg Branch. Archive

Russian Academy of Sciences

Universitetskaia hab., 1, Korp. 2, St. Petersburg 199034

John A. Wheeler papers, 1894-2008.

Library

American Philosophical Society

105 South Fifth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

John Clarke Slater papers, 1908-1976.

Library

American Philosophical Society

105 South Fifth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

LBL Office of the Director records of Edwin M. McMillan [microfilm], 1907-1991.

Archives and Records Office

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

One Cyclotron Road, Bldg. 69-107, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA

LBL Office of the Director records of Edwin M. McMillan, 1907-1991.

Pacific Sierra Region

National Archives and Records Administration

1000 Commodore Drive, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA

Letter to Edward Uhler Condon concerning Condon's article, Food and the theory of probablilty.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Cyclotron Road, Bldg. 69-107, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA

Letters to NBS staff on "Atomic Energy Levels," 1949-1971.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Nicholas E. Golovin papers, 1943-1970 (bulk 1958-1969).

Manuscript Division

Library of Congress

James Madison Memorial Building, First Street and Independence Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20540, USA

Oral history interview with Banesh Hoffmann, 1984 October 13.

Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library

Princeton University

65 Olden Street, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA

Oral history interview with David Rittenhouse Inglis, 1977 May 9 and 10.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Edwin M. McMillan, 1972 June 1, 2, and October 30, 31.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Edwin McMillan, 1972 June 1 and October 30.

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA, 94720-6000, USA

Oral history interview with Eugene Paul Wigner, 1966 November 30.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Eugene Paul Wigner, 1984 April 12.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Frederick Seitz, 1981 January 26, 27, March 24 and 1982 March 16.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with George Gamow, 1968 April 25 and 26.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Harlow Shapley, 1966 June 8 and August 25.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Herman William Koch, 1986 September 16 to 11 October 1987.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Isidor Isaac Rabi, 1980 February 11 and 21.

Oral History Research Office

Columbia University

Box 20, Room 801 Butler Library, New York, NY 10027, USA

Oral history interview with Isidor Isaac Rabi, 1980 February 11 and 21.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with J. Robert Oppenheimer, 1963 November 18 and 20.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with John Clarke Slater, 1970 February 23 and August 7.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with John P. Blewett, 1979 March 22 and May 11.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Lauriston Taylor, 1990 April 10 by Elio Passaglia.

NIST Research Library and NIST Archives

National Institute of Standards and Technology

Information Services Division. 100 Bureau Drive, MS 2500, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, USA

Oral history interview with Leonard B. Loeb, 1962 August 7.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Lewis Branscomb, 1988 July 11-13.

NIST Research Library and NIST Archives

National Institute of Standards and Technology

Information Services Division. 100 Bureau Drive, MS 2500, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, USA

Oral history interview with Lincoln Wolfenstein, 1997 April 19.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Linus Carl Pauling, 1964 March 27.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Melba Newell Phillips, 1977 December 5.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Melba Phillips, 1997 December 2.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Per Olov Löwdin, 1975 January 27.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Ralph Alpher and second session is joint interview with Robert Herman, 1983 August 11 and 12.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Robert V. Pound, 2006 September 23, November 4, 18, 2007 February 19 and April 22.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with William Conyers Herring, 1974 July 23, 29, and 31 October.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with William Hunter McCrea, 1978 September 22.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history joint interview with James Franck and Hertha Sponer-Franck, 1962 July 9 to 14.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Philip Morse papers, 1927-1980.

Institute Archives and Special Collections

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

M.I.T. Libraries, Rm. 14N-118, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

Phillip M. Morse autobiographical data, circa 1962.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Remembering Edward Condon: oral history interview with Churchill Eisenhart, Reeves Tilley, Robert Huntoon, Jacob Rabinow, Lauriston Taylor, Walter Hamer, 1986 June 20.

NIST Research Library and NIST Archives

National Institute of Standards and Technology

Information Services Division. 100 Bureau Drive, MS 2500, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, USA

Reviews of Modern Physics correspondence of John Torrence Tate, 1928.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Robert Hofstadter response to 1988 History of Nuclear Physics Survey, 1985-1988.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

The Princeton years and beyond, 1930-1940: Invited paper for the March 1992 meeting of the American Physical Society, 1992.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Walter Orr Roberts papers, 1940-1990.

Libraries. Western Historical Collections

University of Colorado

Campus Box 184, Boulder, CO 80302-0184, USA

William W. Hansen papers, 1925-1974.

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, CA 94305, USA

Published Resources

Author

Atomic structure

Final report of the scientific study of unidentified flying objects

Handbook of physics, prepared by a staff of specialists. Edited by E. U. Condon and Hugh Odishaw.

Quantum mechanics

Selected popular writings of E.U. Condon

The theory of atomic spectra

Subject

Edward Uhler Condon Physics Today obituary

Edward Uhler Condon: 1902-1974 [by] Philip M. Morse

History of the [University of California, Berkeley] Physics Department, 1868-1942 [by] Raymond T. Birge

Topics in modern physics; a tribute to Edward U. Condon. Edited by Wesley E. Brittin and Halis Odabasi