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Institutional History

AbstractPast PresidentsImportant DatesPlacesSubjectsCitations

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Resources

Archival as AuthorArchival as SubjectPublished as Author

American Association of Physics Teachers

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Dates

1931 – present

Authorized Form of Name

American Association of Physics Teachers

Additional Forms of Names

A.A.P.T.

AAPT

Institutional History

Abstract

This professional society of teachers of physics in colleges, universities, and secondary schools, was established in 1930 to advance the teaching of physics and further the appreciation of the role of physics in society and culture. It was a founding Member Society of the American Institute of Physics.

Past Presidents

1930-33, Homer L. Dodge

1933-35, Frederic Palmer

1935-37, David L. Webster

1937-39, F. K. Richtmyer

1939-40, Harvey B. Lemon

1940-41, Richard M. Sutton

1941-42, A. G. Worthing

1942-43, A. A. Knowlton

1943-45, Lloyd W. Taylor

1945-47, R. C. Gibbs

1947-48, Paul Kirkpatrick

1948-50, J. W. Buchta

1950-51, Duane R. Roller

1951-52, Mark W. Zemansky

1952-53, William S. Webb

1953-54, Paul E. Klopsteg

1954-55, Marsh W. White

1955-56, R. Ronald Palmer

1956-57, Walter C. Michels

1957-58, Vernet E. Eaton

1958-59, Clarence J. Overback

1959-60, Francis W. Sears

1960-61, Leonard O. Olsen

1961-62, Malcolm Correll

1962-63, Frank Verbrugge

1963-64, Vincent E. Parker

1964-65, E. U. Condon

1965-66, H. Richard Crane

1966-67, Melba N. Phillips

1967-68, Arnold Arons

1968-69, Stanley S. Ballard

1969-70, Ronald Geballe

1970-71, Robert N. Little

1971-72, Bailey L. Donnally

1972-73, Kenneth W. Ford

1973-74, E. Leonard Jossem

1974-75, Sherwood K. Haynes

1975-76, Janet B. Guernsey

1976-77, Kenneth E. Davis

1977-78, Robert Karplus

1978-79, Albert A. Bartlett

1979-80, James B. Gerhart

1980-81, Robert G. Fuller

1981-82, William H. Kelly

1982-83, John W. Layman

1983-84, Robert P. Bauman

1984-85, Joe P. Meyer

1985-86, Anthony P. French

1986-87, Robert Beck Clark

1987-88, Donald F. Holcomb

1988-89, Robert Resnick

1989-90, Gerald F. Wheeler

1990-91, Judy R. Franz

1991-92, Thomas Rossing

1992-93, James H. Stith

1993-94, Reuben E. Alley

1994-95, Howard G. Voss

1995-96, Karen L. Johnston

1996-97, Robert C. Hilborn

1997-98, Ronald D. Edge

1998-99, Thomas O'Kuma

1999-2000, Larry D. Kirkpatrick

2000-01, Ruth H. Howes

2001-02, John L. Hubisz

2002-03, Christopher Chiaverina

2003-04, Charles H. Holbrow

2004-05, Jim Nelson

2005-06, Richard Peterson

2006-07, Ken Heller

2007-08, Harvey Leff

2008-09, Lila Adair

2009-10, Alexander K. Dickison

2010-11, David M. Cook

2011-12, David R. Sokoloff

2012-13, Jill A. Marshall

2013-13, Gay Stewart

2013-13, Mary Beth Monroe

2013-14, Gay Stewart

2014-15, Steve Iona

Important Dates

December 29, 1930Luncheon that included Homer Dodge, Paul Klopsteg and Floyd K. Richtmyer that was the beginning of AAPT, Cleveland (Ohio).

April 29, 1931AAPT Executive Committee met in Washington, D. C. and in affiliation with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) was authorized and plans were made for the first annual meeting.

December 1931First annual meeting held in New Orleans with American Physical Society (APS) and AAAS, New Orleans (La.).

February 1932Became a founding member of the American Institute of Physics (AIP) when it was formed by the Optical Society of America (OSA), the American Physical Society (APS), the Acoustical Society of America (ASA), the Society of Rheology (SoR), and the American Association for Physics Teachers (AAPT).

December 30, 1932First chapter recognized by AAPT was the Association of Physics Teachers of Western Pennsylvania and Environs.

January 1933Two chapters were organized in Kentucky and Oregon.

February 1933First issue of "The American Physics Teacher" published under editor Duane Roller.

December 1934Anonymous donor, later revealed to be Paul Klopsteg, offered to finance an annual award for notable contributions to the teaching of physics, named the Oersted medal.

December 1936First Oersted medal awarded posthumously to William S. Franklin.

January 1940First annual Richtmyer Memorial Lecture is given.

February 1940"The American Physics Teacher" changes name to the "American Journal of Physics.".

January 1943First official winter meeting sponsored by AAPT alone.

1950First official summer meeting sponsored by AAPT alone.

January 1952Distinguished Service Citations were initiated.

January 1957Corporation papers were drawn up for AAPT.

January 1957Visiting Scientist Program for both colleges and high schools started with National Science Foundation (NSF) support and was done jointly with the Education Division of the AIP.

January 1959First Directory of Physics, Astronomy & Geophysics Staff was published in conjunction with AIP.

1960 – 1965The Physics Teacher journal is begun.

January 1960Commission on College Physics (CCP) began with a grant from NSF and done in conjunction with AIP.

January 1962AAPT established an Executive Office.

January 26, 1963Millikan Lecture Award is established. The awardee gives a lecture at the Summer meeting and should be selected for their notable and creative contributions to the teaching of physics.

October 1981Melba Newell Phillips Award is established. This is only given out occassionally to subsequent AAPT leaders who display similar achievements and exceptional contributions.

January 1986Executive Board voted to sponsor participation in its first team of U. S. high school students in the International Physics Olympiad (IPhO).

January 1990Paul Klopsteg Lectureship is established. A feature of the Summer meeting, is on a topic of current significance that is of general interest and at a level suitable for a nonspecialist audience.

January 1993Pre-College Physics Education Award and the Introductory Undergraduate Award to recognize contributions to physics teaching at the pre-college and college levels respectively is established.

December 1995 – November 22, 1997Campaign for Physics, joint effort with American Physical Society (APS), was designed to raise funds to support educational activities of the two societies and reached its $5 million goal.

August 1997Physical Science Resource Center (PSRC) is launched. It provides resources and links to resources for the entire spectrum of physics and physical science teachers, grades K-16.

January 1999First electronic version of the "American Journal of Physics" is available on the web.

January 2003First electronic version of "The Physics Teacher" is available on the web.

Places

Formation

Cleveland (Ohio)

Meeting

New Orleans (La.)

Subjects

Physics -- Societies, etc.

Physics -- Study and teaching.

Citations

History of the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) webpage, https://www.aapt.org/aboutaapt/history/index.cfm.

Relationships

People

Employees & Officers

Adair, Lila

President.

Alley, Reuben E.

President.

Arons, A. B. (Arnold B.)

President.

Ballard, Stanley S.

President.

Bartlett, Albert A.

President.

Bauman, R. P.

President.

Brode, Robert B. (Robert Bigham), 1900-1986

Chair, Committee on Physics Faculties in Colleges.

Buchta, J. W. (J. William), 1895-1966

President.

Chiaverina, Christopher J.

President.

Clark, Robert Beck

President.

Cohen, Bernard Leonard, 1924-

Member, National Council.

Condon, Edward Uhler, 1902-1974

President.

Cook, David M. (David Marsden), 1938-

President.

Correll, Malcolm, 1914-1992

President.

Crane, H. R. (Horace Richard), 1907-2007

President.

Davis, Kenneth E.

President.

Dickison, Alexander K.

President.

Dodge, Homer L. (Homer Levi), 1887-1983

President and founding member.

Donnally, Bailey Lewis, 1930-

President.

Eaton, Vernet Eller, 1895-

President.

Edge, Ronald D.

President.

Ford, Kenneth William, 1926-

President.

Franz, Judy R.

President.

French, A. P. (Anthony Philip), 1920-

President.

Fuller, Robert G.

President.

Gates, S. James

Member, National Task Force on Undergraduate Physics and Member, National Task Force on Graduate Education in Physics.

Geballe, Ronald, 1918-

President.

Gerhart, James B.

President.

Gibbs, R. C. (Roswell Clifton), 1878-

President.

Ginsberg, Donald M.

Visiting Scientist.

Guernsey, Janet Brown, 1913-

President.

Haynes, Sherwood Kimball, 1910-1990

President.

Heller, Kenneth J.

President.

Hilborn, Robert C.

President.

Holbrow, Charles H.

President.

Holcomb, Donald Frank, 1925-

President.

Howes, Ruth (Ruth Hege)

President.

Hubisz, John L.

President.

Hutchisson, Elmer, 1902-

Member, Committee on International Education in Physics.

Iona, Steven

President.

Johnston, Karen L.

President.

Jossem, E. Leonard

President.

Karplus, Robert

President.

Kelly, William H.

President.

Kemble, Edwin C. (Edwin Crawford), 1889-

Chair, Coulomb's Law Committee.

Kirkpatrick, Larry D., 1941-

President.

Kirkpatrick, Paul

President.

Klopsteg, Paul E. (Paul Ernest), 1889-

President and founding member.

Knowlton, A. A. (Ansel Alphonso), 1876-

President.

Layman, John W.

President.

Leff, Harvey S., 1937-

President.

Lemon, Harvey Brace, 1885-

President.

Little, R. N. (Robert Navrvez), 1913-

President.

Marshall, Jill Ann

President.

Meyer, Joe P.

President.

Michels, Walter C. (Walter Christian), 1906-1975

President.

Monroe, Mary Beth

President.

Nelson, James H.

President.

O'Kuma, Thomas L., 1949-

President.

Olsen, Leonard O.

President.

Overbeck, C. J. (Clarence Jacob), 1901-1997

President.

Palmer, Frederic, 1878-1967

Founding member, Vice President and President.

Palmer, R. Ronald (Ralph Ronald), 1905-

President.

Parker, Vincent Eveland, 1914-

President.

Peterson, Richard W.

President.

Phillips, Melba, 1907-2004

President.

Resnick, Robert, 1923-

President.

Richtmyer, F. K. (Floyd Karker), 1881-1939

President and founding member.

Roller, Duane E. (Duane Emerson), 1894-1965

President.

Rossing, Thomas D., 1929-

President.

Schramm, David N.

Associate Editor, American Journal of Physics.

Sears, Francis Weston, 1898-1975

President.

Sokoloff, David R.

President.

Stewart, Gay B.

President.

Stith, James H.

President.

Sutton, Richard Manliffe, 1900-1966

President.

Taylor, Lloyd William, 1893-1948

President.

Verbrugge, Frank, 1913-

President.

Voss, Howard G.

President.

Webb, William S. (William Snyder), 1882-1964

President.

Webster, David Locke, 1888-1976

Vice President and President.

Wheeler, Gerald F., 1941-

President.

White, Marsh W. (Marsh William), 1896-1999

President.

Will, Clifford M., 1946-

Member, Introductory University Physics Project.

Worthing, Archie G. (Archie Garfield), 1881-

President.

Zemansky, Mark Waldo, 1900-

President.

Associates & Members

Allison, Samuel King, 1900-1965

Barton, Henry Askew, 1898-1983

Founding member.

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

Bitter, Francis, 1902-1967

Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962

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

Founding member.

Cope, Thomas D. (Thomas Darlington)

Crew, Henry, 1859-1953

1941 Oersted Medal Recipient.

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

Founding member.

Glashow, Sheldon L.

Grant, Roderick M.

Havens, William W. (William Westerfield), 1920-2004

Khoury, Bernard

Koch, Herman William, 1920-

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

Morrison, Philip

Neher, Henry Victor, 1904-

Pegram, George Braxton, 1876-1958

Shankland, Robert S., 1908-

Slack, L. (Lewis), 1924-

States, M. N. (Marshall Ney)

Founding member.

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

Zeleny, Anthony, 1870-1947

Institutions

Collaborators

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Held joint meetings with them and used their meeting as the place to form the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT).

American Institute of Physics

Founding Member Society.

American Institute of Physics. Education Division

Worked together on numerous projects such as Visiting Scientist Program and the Commission on College Physics (CCP).

American Physical Society

Split off from them in 1931, held joint meetings, and have worked together to raise funds for educational activities.

Associates

Acoustical Society of America

International Physics Olympiad

Have sponsored teams of high school students for the United States since 1986.

National Science Foundation (U.S.)

Received numerous grants for projects over the years.

Optical Society of America

Society of Rheology (U.S.)

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

AAPT correspondence of Albert A. Bartlett, 1978.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

AAPT records of early history, 1929-1966.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

American Association of Physics Teachers addition to records, 1950-2002.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

American Association of Physics Teachers history of the Piaget workshops, 1973-1976.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

American Association of Physics Teachers miscellaneous publications, 1934-2010.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

American Association of Physics Teachers Powerful Ideas in Science, 2nd. Edition, 1996.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

American Association of Physics Teachers records of David Locke Webster, 1930-1958.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

American Association of Physics Teachers records of Paul E. Klopsteg, 1930-1975.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

American Association of Physics Teachers records of Richard M. Sutton, 1934-1949.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

American Association of Physics Teachers records, 1930-1968.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

American Association of Physics Teachers records, 1940-1986.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

American Association of Physics Teachers symposium: [sound recording] history in the teaching of physics, 1973 October 12, 13.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

American Journal of Physics editor's reports, 1967-2001.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

American Journal of Physics editor's reports, 1967-2001.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Banquet of the American Physical Society and the American Association of Physics Teachers [sound recording], 1969 February 5.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Banquet of the American Physical Society and the American Association of Physics Teachers [sound recording], 1972 February 2.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Banquet of the American Physical Society and the American Association of Physics Teachers [sound recording], 1974 February 5.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Factors related to baccalureate-to-doctorate time lapse in physics, 1968.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Joint ceremonial session of the American Physical Society and the American Association of Physics Teachers [sound recording], 1963 January 24.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Joint ceremonial session of the American Physical Society and the American Association of Physics Teachers [sound recording], 1968 January 30.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Joint ceremonial session of the American Physical Society and the American Association of Physics Teachers [sound recording], 1969 February 4.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Joint ceremonial session of the American Physical Society and the American Association of Physics Teachers [sound recording], 1971 February 2.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Joint ceremonial session of the American Physical Society and the American Association of Physics Teachers [sound recording], 1972 February 1.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Joint ceremonial session of the American Physical Society and the American Association of Physics Teachers [sound recording], 1973.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Joint ceremonial session of the American Physical Society and the American Association of Physics Teachers [sound recording], 1974 February 5.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Joint ceremonial session of the American Physical Society and the American Association of Physics Teachers [sound recording], 1977 February 8.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Joint session of the American Physical Society and the American Association of Physics Teachers [sound recording], 1974 February 6.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Joint symposium of the American Physical Society and the American Association of Physics Teachers on history and philosophy of physics [sound recording], 1969 February 5.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Joint symposium of the Division of Electron and Atomic Physics and the American Association of Physics Teachers [sound recording] : History of spectroscopy, 1981 January 28.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Karl T. Compton Award records, 1980-1981.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oersted medalist acceptance speech [sound recording], 1961 February.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Physics for phun [videorecording], 1990.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Special joint session of the American Physical Society and the American Association of Physics Teachers on coupling of physics and society in the seventies [sound recording], 1968 January 30.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

The approximate nature of physical symmetries [sound recording] Sixteenth Richtmyer Memorial Lecture of the AAPT, 1958 January 30.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

The search for an elementary particle [sound recording], 1968 January 31.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Women in science [sound and video recordings], circa 1975.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Subject

AIP Education and Manpower Division records, 1940-1973 (bulk 1953-1964).

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

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

AIP Office of the Director records of H. William Koch and Kenneth W. Ford, 1966-1992.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

AIP Office of the Director records of H. William Koch, 1932-1988 (bulk 1966-1987).

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

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

AIP Office of the Secretary addition to records, 1931-2007.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

AIP Office of the Secretary records, 1931-1994.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

AIP Physics Programs Division records of Lewis Slack, 1968-1988.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

American Association of Physics Teachers Chesapeake Section records of the secretary, 1956-1984.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

American Association of Physics Teachers project : oral history, 1963.

Oral History Research Office

Columbia University

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

American Center for Physics Board of Directors records of Bernard Khoury, 1990-2005.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

American Institute of Physics press book, 1956-1957.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Anthony Zeleny papers, 1902-1939.

University Archives

University of Minnesota

Andersen Library, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Clarence J. Overbeck autobiography, 1965.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Commission on College Physics records, 1960-1971.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Eastern Association of Physics Teachers records, 1895-1979.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Education policy: [videorecording], having an impact, improving the landscape, 2011 January 11. Available online.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Ernest Rutherford and the accelerator [videorecording]: a million volts in a soapbox, 2011 January 10. Available online.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, 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

H. Victor Neher papers, 1916-1994.

Institute Archives

California Institute of Technology

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

Homer L. Dodge papers, 1852-1994 (bulk 1910-1960).

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

J. W. Buchta papers, 1924-1966.

University Archives

University of Minnesota

Andersen Library, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Mark W. Zemansky commemorative session, American Association of Physics Teachers summer meeting, 1982 June 23.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Melba Phillips correspondence with Karl Kelchner Darrow, 1965-1967.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with David Locke Webster, 1963 January 26.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with E. Leonard Jossem, 2001 October 4.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Elmer Hutchisson, 1970 October 22.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Frederic Palmer, Jr., 1963 January 26.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Homer Levi Dodge, 1963 January 23.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with James Stith, 2009 August 14.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Janet Brown Guernsey, 1977 June 29.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Marshall Ney States, 1963 January 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 Paul E. Klopsteg, 1963 January 27.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Paul E. Klopsteg, 1970 March 31.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Roderick M. Grant, 2001 May 4.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Thomas D. Rossing, 2007 June 7.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with William W. Havens, 1991 February 21, July 17, 29, Augut 5, 12 and 14.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Paul E. Klopsteg papers, 1905-1991.

Library

Northwestern University

University Archives. Evanston, IL 60201, USA

Physics Club of Philadelphia archives, 1909-1918, 1945-1971.

Library

American Philosophical Society

105 South Fifth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

Physics Teaching Resource Agents program records, 1985-2010 (bulk).

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Reminiscences of David Locke Webster : oral history, 1963.

Oral History Research Office

Columbia University

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

Reminiscences of Frederic Palmer : oral history, 1963.

Oral History Research Office

Columbia University

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

Reminiscences of Homer Levi Dodge : oral history, 1963.

Oral History Research Office

Columbia University

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

Ronald Geballe papers, 1938-1990.

University Archives

University of Washington

Mailstop #0-10. Seattle, WA 98195, USA

Thomas D. Cope papers, 1926-1960.

Archives

University of Pennsylvania

North Arcade, Franklin Field, Philadelphia PA 19104-6320, USA

Visiting Scientists Program in Physics records, 1958-1965.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Walter C. Michaels papers, 1928-1974.

Miriam Coffin Canaday Library, Special Collections

Bryn Mawr College

Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-2899, USA

Published Resources

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2003 Physics Education Research Conference : Madison, Wisconsin, 6-7 August, 2003.

2004 Physics Education Research Conference : Sacramento, California 4-5 August, 2004.

2007 Physics Education Research Conference : Greensboro, North Carolina, 1-2 August 2007.

A cinescope of physics : an AAPT film resource book

American Association of Physics Teachers Announcer.

American Journal of Physics.

Cosmology : selected reprints.

Demonstration experiments in physics.

Gravity and inertia : selected reprints.

Modern physics buildings : design and function. A project of the American Association of Physics Teachers and the American Institute of Physics supported by a grant from the Educational Facilities Laboratories, inc.

New particles : selected reprints.

On teaching physics : reprints of American Journal of Physics articles from the first half century of AAPT.

Physics demonstration experiments.

Physics history from AAPT journals II.

Physics history from AAPT journals.

Physics in industry …

Physics in the automotive industry : (APS/AAPT topical conference).

Quarks : selected reprints.

Report of the Committee on Physics Faculties in Colleges : September 1965.

Resources letters. Book IV : titles published July 1972- September 1982.

Strategic programs for innovations in undergraduate physics : project report.

Superfluid helium : selected reprints.

Synchrotron radiation : selected reprints.

The Lloyd William Taylor manual of advanced undergraduate experiments in physics.

The Physics Teacher.

XXIV International Physics Olympiad : Williamsburg, Virginia, July 10-18, 1993.