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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

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Frederick Seitz

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Dates

July 4, 1911 – March 2, 2008

Authorized Form of Name

Seitz, Frederick, 1911-2008

Biography

Abstract

Frederick Seitz was Professor of Physics at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign (1949-1965). Other institutional affiliations include General Electric, University of Pennsylvania, and Carnegie Institute of Technology. His research interests include solid state physics and physical metallurgy.

Important Dates

July 4, 1911Birth, San Francisco (Calif.).

1932Obtained AB in Mathematics, Stanford University, Stanford (Calif.).

1934Obtained PhD in Physics, Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

1934 – 1935Proctor Fellow, Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

1935 – 1937Instructor in Physics (1935-1936) and Assistant Professor of Physics (1936-1937), University of Rochester.

1937 – 1939Research Physicist, General Electric Company (GE).

1939 – 1942Assistant Professor of Physics (1939-1941) and Associate Professor of Physics (1941-1942), Randal Morgan Laboratory of Physics, University of Pennsylvania.

1941 – 1945Researcher, National Defense Research Committee, Office of Scientific Research and Development.

1942 – 1949Professor of Physics and Head, Department of Physics, Carnegie Institute of Technology.

1945Expert Consultant to the Secretary of War, United States Department of War.

1946 – 1947Director, Training Program in Atomic Energy, Oak Ridge Clinton Laboratories.

1949 – 1965Research Professor of Physics (1949-1965); Director, Control Systems Laboratory (1951-1952); Technical Director, Control Systems Laboratory (1952-1957); Head, Department of Physics (1957-1964); and Dean, Graduate College and Vice President, Research (1964-1965), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana (Ill.).

1951Member, National Academy of Sciences.

1954 – 1959Chair, Governing Board, American Institute of Physics.

1955 – 1971Member (1955-1971) and Chair (1960-1962), Naval Research Advisory Committee, Office of Naval Research, United States Navy.

1958 – 1964Member, Advisory Board, Miller Institute for Basic Research in Science, University of California, Berkeley.

1958 – 1966Member, Policy Advisory Board, Argonne National Laboratory.

1958 – 1971Member (1958-1971) and Chair (1964-1968), Defense Science Board.

1959 – 1960Member, Science Advisory Board, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

1960 – 1967Vice President (1960-1966) and Chair, United States National Committee (1961-1967), International Union of Pure and Applied Physics.

1961President, American Physical Society.

1961 – 1965Member, Advisory Board, Industrial College of the Armed Forces.

1961 – 1966Member, Board of Directors, American Machine Foundry Company.

1962 – 1966Member, Statutory Visiting Committee, National Bureau of Standards.

1962 – 1968Member, Board of Trustees, Washington Center for Metropolitan Studies.

1962 – 1969President, National Academy of Sciences.

1962 – 1970Member, President's Science Advisory Council (PSAC).

1963 – 1969Member, Board of Trustees, Southwest Center for Advanced Studies.

1963 – 1970Member, Liason Committee for Science and Technology, Library of Congress.

1963 – 1971Member, Scientific Advisory Group, Office of Aerospace Research, United States Air Force.

1964 – 1965Member, Board of Trustees, Institute for Defense Analyses.

1964 – 1966Consultant, Education Commission of Inquiry, Ministry of Education, India.

1964 – 1967Chair, Science Advisory Council of Illinois, State of Illinois.

1964 – 1969Member, International Club of Washington.

1964 – 1977Member, Board of Trustees (1964-1977) and Member, Executive Committee (1966-1977), Rockefeller Foundation.

1965 – 1968Chair, Midwest Science Advisory Committee.

1965 – 1969Vice President, Universities Research Association, Inc.

1965 – 1970Member, National Selective Service Science Advisory Group, United States Selective Service System.

1965 – 1971Members, Board of Directors, Ampex Corporation.

1965 – 1973Member, Board of Directors, Volunteers for International Technical Assistance.

1966 – 1969Member, Advisory Council, Smithsonian Institution.

1966 – 1969Member, Committee on Science and Technology in Developing Countries, International Council of Scientific Unions (ICSU).

1966 – 1969Member, Panel of Advisers, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, United States Department of State.

1966 – 2008Member, Board of Trustees (1966-1978); President (1968-1978); and President Emeritus (1978-2008), Rockefeller University, New York (N.Y.).

1967 – 1969Community Member, Board of Trustees, Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area.

1968 – 1978Member, Scientific Visiting Committee, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute.

1969 – 1971Member, Board of Directors, United Aircraft Corporation.

1969 – 1971Member, Board of Directors, Oak Ridge Associated Universities.

1969 – 1972Member (1969-1972) and Chair (1971-1972), Council, Universities Space Research Association, Inc.

1970 – 1973Chair, Committee on Physics and Society, American Institute of Physics.

1971 – 1974Member, Executive Committee, Institute for the Future.

1971 – 1975Member, Advisory Council for the Advancement of Industrial Research and Development, State of New York.

1971 – 1977Member, Council, Stanford Research Institute.

1972 – 1974Member, National Cancer Advisory Board.

1972 – 1975Member, Committee on Membership, Class I (Mathematical and Physical Sciences) (1972-1973) and Member, Committee on Research (1972-1975), American Philosophical Society.

1973Awarded National Medal of Science.

1973 – 1977Chair, Space Program Advisory Council, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

1973 – 1978Chair, United States Delegation, Committee on Science and Technology for Development, Economic and Social Council, United Nations.

1974Chair, Council of Presidents, Universities Research Association, Inc.

1975 – 1977Member, Solar Energy Research Institute Committee, United States Energy Research and Development Administration.

1975 – 1977Member, Advisory Board, Assembly of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Office of Physical Sciences, National Research Council.

1975 – 1980Member, Board of Directors, Universal Movement of Scientific Responsibility.

1975 – 1981Chair, Advisory Committee, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Georgetown University.

1976 – 1979Member, Board of Overseers, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania.

1977 – 1979Vice Chair, Board of Directors, International Health Resource.

1978 – 1983Chair (1978-1980) and Vice Chair (1980-1983), Board of Overseers, Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research.

1978 – 1988Member, Medical Research Committee, R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company.

March 2, 2008Death, New York (N.Y.).

Occupation

Solid state physicist.

Places

Birth

San Francisco (Calif.)

Undergraduate Education

Stanford (Calif.)

Graduate Education

Princeton (N.J.)

Employment

Pittsburgh (Pa.)

Urbana (Ill.)

New York (N.Y.)

Death

New York (N.Y.)

Subjects

Mathematical physics.

Physical metallurgy.

Quantum theory.

Solid state physics.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Herring, William Conyers, 1914-

Collaborated on the modern band theory of solids.

Wigner, Eugene Paul, 1902-1995

Ph.D. advisor at Princeton University. Both employed at Princeton University.

Colleagues

Abrahams, Elihu

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Almy, Gerald Marks, 1904-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Anderson, A. C. (Ansel Cochran), 1933-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Balluffi, R. W.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Bardeen, John

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Baym, Gordon

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Bleakney, Walker, 1901-1992

Both employed at Princeton University.

Chew, Geoffrey F.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Cohen, Bernard Leonard, 1924-

Both employed at Carnegie Institute of Technology.

Condon, Edward Uhler, 1902-1974

Both employed at Princeton University.

Coolidge, William David, 1873-1975

Both employed at General Electric Company (GE).

Cooper, Leon N. (Leon Neil), 1930-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Creutz, E.

Both employed at Carnegie Institute of Technology.

Drell, Sidney D. (Sidney David), 1926-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and President's Science Advisory Committee.

Drickamer, H. G. (Harry George), 1918-2002

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

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

Both employed at University of Rochester and worked on President's Science Advisory Committee.

Duffield, Robert B.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Ehrlich, Gert

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Eisenhart, Luther Pfahler, 1876-1965

Both employed at Princeton University.

Ference, Michael, 1911-

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee.

Fletcher, James Chipman, 1919-1991

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee.

Flygare, W. H., 1936-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Frauenfelder, Hans, 1922-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Friedman, Herbert, 1916-2000

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee.

Garwin, Richard L.

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee.

Gell-Mann, Murray

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee.

Ginsberg, Donald M.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Goldhaber, Gertrude S. -1998

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Goldhaber, Maurice, 1911-2011

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Gutowsky, Herbert Sander, 1919-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Hahn, E. L. (Erwin Louis), 1921-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Hofstadter, Robert, 1915-1990

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Hull, Albert Wallace, 1880-1966

Both employed at General Electric Company (GE).

Hutchisson, Elmer, 1902-

Both employed at the American Institute of Physics (AIP).

Jackson, John David, 1925-2016

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Kadanoff, Leo P.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Kerst, Donald William, 1911-1993

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Kistiakowsky, George B. (George Bogdan), 1900-1982

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC).

Klein, Miles V., 1933-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Langmuir, Irving, 1881-1957

Both employed at General Electric Company.

Lazarus, David, 1921-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Leggett, A. J. (Anthony J.)

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Lieb, Elliott H.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Loomis, F. W. (Francis Wheeler), 1889-1976

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Low, Francis E. (Francis Eugene), 1921-2007

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

MacDonald, Gordon J. (Gordon James), 1929-2002

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC).

Novick, Robert

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Overhauser, Albert Warner, 1925-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Pake, G. E. (George Edward)

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee.

Pines, David, 1924-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Piore, Emanuel Ruben, 1908-2000

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC).

Press, Frank, 1924-

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC).

Purcell, Edward M.

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC).

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

Both employed at Princeton University.

Rostoker, Norman

Both employed at Carnegie Institute of Technology.

Schiff, Leonard I. (Leonard Isaac), 1915-1971

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Schrieffer, J. R. (John Robert), 1931-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Shenstone, A. G. (Allen Goodrich)

Both employed at Princeton University.

Simmons, Ralph Oliver

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Slichter, Charles P.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Smyth, Henry De Wolf, 1898-1986

Both employed at Princeton University.

Stern, Otto, 1888-1969

Both employed at Carnegie Institute of Technology.

Suits, C. Guy (Chauncey Guy), 1905-1991

Both employed at General Electric Company (GE).

Tape, Gerald Frederick, 1915-2005

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and on President's Science Advisory Committee.

Weinberg, Alvin Martin, 1915-2006

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC).

Weisskopf, Victor Frederick, 1908-2002

Both employed at University of Rochester.

Wheatley, John Charles

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Wiesner, Jerome B. (Jerome Bert), 1915-1994

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC).

Wolfenstein, L. (Lincoln)

Both employed at Carnegie Institute of Technology.

York, Herbert F. (Herbert Frank)

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC).

Zacharias, Jerrold Reinach, 1905-1986

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC).

Zinn, Walter H. (Walter Henry), 1906-2000

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC).

Additional

Aigrain, P. (Pierre)

Arnold, Richard Thomas, 1913-

Barton, Henry Askew, 1898-1983

Bassani, G. F. (Giuseppe Franco), 1929-

Berkner, Lloyd V. (Lloyd Viel), 1905-1967

Bitter, Francis, 1902-1967

Bleaney, B. (Brebis)

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

Brattain, Walter H. (Walter Houser), 1902-1987

Brooks, Harvey

Brown, Frederick C., 1924-

Chiarotti, Gianfranco

Cranberg, Lawrence, 1917-

Darrow, Karl K. (Karl Kelchner), 1891-

Dicke, Robert H. (Robert Henry)

Einspruch, Norman G.

Elsasser, Walter M., 1904-

Fermi, Enrico, 1901-1954

Frank, Charles, Sir

Fumi, F.

Furnas, C. C. (Clifford Cook), 1900-1969

Fusfeld, Herbert I.

Giulotto, Luigi, 1911-1986

Goudsmit, Samuel A. (Samuel Abraham), 1902-1978

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

Herman, Frank

Hoddeson, Lillian

Kittel, Charles

Koch, Herman William, 1920-

Koehler, James S. (James Stark), 1914-2006

Krutter, Harry, 1911-

Leverenz, Humboldt W.

Lyman, Ernest McIntosh, 1910-1990

Maurer, Robert Joseph, 1913-

Mott, N. F. (Nevill Francis), Sir, 1905-1996

Ramsey, Norman, 1915-2011

Ridenour, Louis N. (Louis Nicot), 1911-1959

Riehl, Nikolaus

Schottky, Walter, 1886-1976

Shockley, William, 1910-1989

Sproull, Robert L.

Teller, Edward, 1908-2003

Turnbull, David, 1915-2007

Von Hippel, Arthur R. (Arthur Robert), 1898-

Von Neumann, John, 1903-1957

Waterfall, Wallace, 1900-1974

Wilson, Robert R., 1914-2000

Institutions

Major Positions

Carnegie Institute of Technology. Department of Physics

Professor of Physics and Head, Department of Physics.

General Electric Company. Research Laboratory

Research Physicist.

Rockefeller University

Member, Board of Trustees; President; and President Emeritus.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Dean, Graduate College and Vice President, Research.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Physics

Research Professor of Physics; Head, Department of Physics; Director, Control Systems Laboratory; and Technical Director, Control Systems Laboratory.

University of Pennsylvania. Department of Physics and Astronomy

Assistant Professor of Physics and Associate Professor of Physics, Randal Morgan Laboratory of Physics and Member, Board of Overseers, Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

University of Rochester. Department of Physics and Astronomy

Instructor in Physics and Assistant Professor in Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Institute of Physics

Chair, Governing Board and Chair, Committee on Physics and Society.

American Machine and Foundry Company

Member, Board of Directors.

American Philosophical Society

Member, Committee on Membership, Class I (Mathematics and Physical Sciences) and Member, Committee on Research.

American Physical Society

President.

Ampex Corporation

Member, Board of Directors.

Argonne National Laboratory

Member, Policy Advisory Board.

Brookhaven National Laboratory

California Institute of Technology. Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy

Carnegie-Mellon University. Physics Department

Center for Strategic and International Studies (Washington, D.C.)

Chair, Advisory Committee.

Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area

Community Member, Board of Trustees.

GA (Series) (San Diego, Calif.)

Harvard University. Department of Physics

Industrial College of the Armed Forces (U.S.)

Member, Advisory Board.

Institute for Defense Analyses

Member, Board of Trustees.

Institute for the Future

Member, Executive Committee.

International Council of Scientific Unions

Member, Committee on Science and Technology in Developing Countries.

International Union of Pure and Applied Physics

Vice President and Chair, United States National Committee.

Library of Congress.

Member, Liaison Committee for Science and Technology.

Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

President.

National Research Council (U.S.)

Chair and Member, Advisory Board, Assembly of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Office of Physical Sciences.

New York (State). Advisory Council for the Advancement of Industrial Research and Development

Member.

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Member, Science Advisory Board.

Oak Ridge Associated Universities

Member, Board of Directors.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Director, Training Program in Atomic Energy.

Princeton University. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD (1934). Proctor Fellow and Member, Board of Trustees.

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company

Member, Medical Research Committee.

Rockefeller Foundation

Member, Board of Trustees and Member, Executive Committee.

Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research

Chair and Vice Chair, Board of Overseers.

Smithsonian Institution

Member, Advisory Council.

Southwest Center for Advanced Studies

Member, Board of Trustees.

Stanford Research Institute

Member, Council.

Stanford University. Department of Mathematics

Obtained AB in Mathematics (1932).

Stanford University. Department of Physics

United Aircraft Corporation

Member, Board of Directors.

United Nations. Economic and Social Council

Chair, United States Delegation, Committee on Science and Technology for Development.

United States. Air Force

Member, Scientific Advisory Group, Office of Aerospace Research.

United States. Defense Science Board

Member and Chair.

United States. Department of State

Member, Panel of Advisers, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs.

United States. Energy Research and Development Administration

Member, Solar Energy Research Institute Committee.

United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Chair, Space Program Advisory Council.

United States. National Bureau of Standards

Member, Statutory Visiting Committee.

United States. National Cancer Advisory Board

Member.

United States. Navy

Member and Chair, Naval Research Advisory Committee, Office of Naval Research.

United States. Office of Scientific Research and Development

Researcher, National Defense Research Committee.

United States. President's Science Advisory Committee

Member.

United States. Selective Service System

Member, National Selective Service Science Advisory Group.

United States. War Department

Expert Consultant to the Secretary of War.

Universities Research Association (U.S.)

Vice President and Chair, Council of Presidents.

Universities Space Research Association

Member and Chair, Council.

University of California, Berkeley. Miller Institute for Basic Research

Member, Advisory Board.

University of Chicago. Department of Physics

University of Michigan. Department of Physics

Volunteers for International Technical Assistance

Member, Board of Directors.

Washington Center for Metropolitan Studies

Member, Board of Trustees.

Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company

Westinghouse Electric Corporation

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Member, Scientific Visiting Committee.

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Conference proceedings [sound recording], 1987.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Creating Copenhagen [videorecording] / produced by The Graduate Center of the City University of New York and The Ensemble Studio Theatre/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Science and Technology Project, 2000, March 27.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Fermi Memorial Session [sound recording] / American Physical Society spring meeting, 1955 April 30.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Frederick Seitz biographical notes for London meeting, 1979.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

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

Library.

American Philosophical Society

105 South Fifth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

Frederick Seitz papers, 1935-1965.

University Archives

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1408 West Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801, USA

John P. Blewett papers, 1821-2000 (bulk 1940-1995).

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Lillian Hoddeson papers, 1904-2001.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Memorial symposium for Heinz Pick, 1985.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Michael Riordan's research materials for "Crystal Fire," 1900-2009.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

National management of high-energy physics facilities papers, 1964-1965.

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University

Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA

On the occasion of the 80th birthday celebration for Clarence Melvin Zener, 1985.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Eugene Paul Wigner, 1981 January 24.

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 Frederick Seitz, 1982 October 6 and 7.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Frederick Seitz, 1994 July 19.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Radiation Effects Research Foundation tenth annual commemorative lecture relating to the Foundation's work, 1985.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Rockefeller University, President Frederick Seitz records, 1929-1979.

Rockefeller Archive Center

15 Dayton Ave., Pocantico Hills, North Tarrytown, NY 10591-1598, USA

Sessions of the annual meeting of Corporate Associates [sound recording], 1971 September 23.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Summary of 1987 conference: The Origins of Solid State Physics in Italy: 1945-1960, 1987.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

The Bohr-Heisenberg Meeting, February 11, 2002.

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

Subject

AIP Office of the Director records of Elmer Hutchisson, 1948-1966 (bulk 1957-1964).

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

American Physical Society Directed Energy Weapons (DEW) study records, 1983-1988.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

American Physical Society Division of Solid State Physics records of Roman Smoluchowski, 1943-1947.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

C. C. Furnas papers, 1918-1969.

Dwight D. Eisenhower Library

Abilene, KS 67410, USA

Edward Condon papers, circa 1920-1974.

Library.

American Philosophical Society

105 South Fifth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

F. W. Loomis papers, 1920-1976.

University Archives

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1408 West Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801, 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

John Bardeen papers, 1910-1991.

University Archives

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1408 West Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801, USA

Lawrence Cranberg papers, 1962-2000.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Lillian Hoddeson addition to papers, 1913-2006.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Louis N. Ridenour papers, 1946-1959.

University Archives

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1408 West Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801, USA

Oral history interview with Arthur von Hippel, 1981 October 6.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Brebis Bleaney, 1982 January 15.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Charles P. Slichter, 1977 April 29.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Charles Pence Slichter, 1982 January 29.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Charles Slichter, 2005 March 26.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with David Lazarus, 1981 December 4.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with David Pines, 1981 April 13 and 16.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Edward Creutz, 2006 January 9 and 10.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Ernest Lyman, 1982 November 18.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, 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 Fausto Gherardo Fumi, 1982 November 27.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Frank Herman, 1982 June 17.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Frederick Calvin Brown, 1982 January 25.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Gianfranco Chiarotti, 1983 January 20.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Giuseppe Bassani, 1982 December 9.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Harry Krutter, 1980 March 19.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Herbert I. Fusfeld, 2005 April 2.

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 Humboldt Walter Leverenz, 1979 July 10.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with James Stark Koehler, 1981 March 6.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with John Robert Schrieffer, 1974 September 26 and 1976 January 19.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, 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 Luigi Giulotto, 1982 December 7.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Norman Ramsey, 1978 December 19, 1979 January 5 and 18.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Pierre Raoul Aigrain, 1981 May 22.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Richard Thomas Arnold, 1994 August 10.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Robert Joseph Maurer, 1981 March 10 and 15.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Robert Sproull, 1983 July 11.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Sir Charles Frank, 1981 July 31.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Wallace Waterfall, 1964 April 17.

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 Shockley, 1974 September 10.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Robert H. Dicke response to Laser History Project Survey, 1983.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Rockefeller University, President Detlev W. Bronk records, 1897-1976.

Rockefeller Archive Center

15 Dayton Ave., Pocantico Hills, North Tarrytown, NY 10591-1598, USA

Transistorized! voice clips [sound recording], 1964-1977.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Physics Department reading files, 1925-2006.

University Archives

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1408 West Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801, USA

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Physics Department subject file, 1925-2006.

University Archives

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1408 West Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801, USA

Walter M. Elsasser papers, 1927-1987.

Special Collections, Milton S. Eisenhower Library

Johns Hopkins University

3400 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21218, USA

Walter Schottky letters to Hans Joachim Ludwig Teltow, 1949-1957.

Deutsches Museum

Museumsinsel 1, 80306 Munich, Germany

Published Resources

Author

A selection of highlights from the history of the National Academy of Sciences, 1863-2005 / Frederick Seitz.

Electronic genie : the tangled history of silicon / Frederick Seitz and Norman G. Einspruch.

On the frontier : my life in science / Frederick Seitz.

Solid state physics : advances in research and applications / editors, F. Seitz and D. Turnbull.

Stalin's captive : Nikolaus Riehl and the Soviet race for the bomb / Nikolaus Riehl ; [introduction, commentary and translation by] Frederick Seitz.

The cosmic inventor : Reginald Aubrey Fessenden (1866-1932) / Frederick Seitz.

The modern theory of solids / by Frederick Seitz.

The physics of metals / by Frederick Seitz …

The science matrix : the journey, travails, triumphs / Frederick Seitz.

Subject

"Frederick Seitz: 1911-2008", Biographical Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences

Frederick Seitz Physics Today obituary.

Frederick Seitz University of Illinois memorial page.