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American Institute of Physics

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Dates

May 3, 1931 – present

Authorized Form of Name

American Institute of Physics

Additional Forms of Names

A.I.P.

AIP

Institutional History

Abstract

The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is a not-for-profit membership corporation that began in 1931 for the purpose of promoting the advancement and diffusion of the knowledge of physics and its application to human welfare. Its members are leading societies in the fields of physics and astronomy, and its activities include providing services to its member societies in publishing, finance, and education.

Executive Directors

1931-57, Henry A. Barton.

1957-64, Elmer Hutchisson.

1964, Ralph A. Sawyer, acting director.

1965-66, Van Zandt Williams.

1966-87, H. William Koch.

1987-93, Kenneth W. Ford.

1993-2007, Marc H. Brodsky.

2007-2015, H. Frederick Dylla.

2015-present, Robert G. W. Brown.

Important Dates

1931 – 1932Five founding Member Societies: American Physical Society (APS), Optical Society of America (OSA), Acoustical Society of America (ASA), Society of Rheology (SOR), and American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT).

February 27, 1931American Physical Society (APS), Optical Society of America (OSA), and Acoustical Society of America (ASA) formed joint committee and met at Columbia University. Based on this meeting the Societies agreed to establish the American Institute of Physics (AIP), New York (N.Y.).

May 3, 1931First Governing Board meeting held at the Cosmos Club and considered founding date, K. T. Compton elected Chair and George Pegram elected Secretary, Washington (D.C.).

September 10, 1931Next Governing Board meeting where it was announced the Chemical Foundation would defray expenses for the first year and the Board adopted a resolution for page charges for the Physical Review with support from the Rockefeller Foundation.

October 1, 1931Opened an office at 654 Madison Ave, New York City, in a room at the Chemical Foundation, New York (N.Y.).

1932Office was relocated to an empty loft at 11 East 38th Street, New York (N.Y.).

June 1, 1932Certificate of incorporation was signed by a judge of the Supreme Court and filed in the office of the Secretary of State.

November 1932Governing Board resolved that each of the Member Societies will be billed annually on the basis of the cost of production of the journal(s) of the Societies plus pro rate overhead, plus a pro-rated charge to cover the cost of non-publication activities.

1933The Journal of Chemical Physics (JCP) first published.

1936Purchased its own offices in the Flatiron building at the intersectin of Broadway and 5th Avenue, New York (N.Y.).

1936 – 1940John T. Tate, Chair of Governing Board.

1938Applications of Physics Meeting held at New Yorker Hotel; forerunner of Corporate Associates meeting, New York (N.Y.).

1939First Symposium on Temperature, its Measurement and Control in Science and Industry.

1940 – 1947Paul E. Klopsteg, Chair of Governing Board.

1940 – 1956Original American Institute of Physics (AIP) building was acquired and served as headquarters (1943-1956), New York (N.Y.).

1941First surveys conducted on enrollments and degrees and survey of the workforce for the war effort.

1942Established Committee on War Policy.

1947 – 1954George R. Harrison, Chair of Governing Board.

1948Physics Today magazine first published with a circulation of approximately 8,500 to all Members and Associate Members.

1954 – 1959Frederick Seitz, Chair of Governing Board.

1955First discussions held between American Institute of Physics (AIP) and the USSR Kaposi Institute for Physics Problems suggesting that it would be good to introduce leading Russian research in the USA and internationally and led to publication of Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Physics (JETP).

1956Soviet Acoustical Physics first published.

1956Office of Information and Public Relations created.

February 2, 195625th Anniversary Party held and J. Robert Oppenheimer spoke at the convocation, New York (N.Y.).

1957Karl Taylor Compton Medal established for "…occasional conferment upon some distinguished physicist who has made an outstanding contribution to physics.".

1957Visiting Scientist Program is organized by William Kelly and Grant Gale as part of educational development programs.

1957Moved to 335 E. 45th Street, New York City, Prince Philip (Duke of Edinburgh) presented the Compton medal at the building's dedication ceremony, New York (N.Y.).

1958Physics of Fluids (PF) first published.

1958Education Department was created.

October 1958First Corporate Associates meeting held.

1959Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics was established to recognize outstanding publications in the field of mathematical physics and is administered jointly with the American Physical Society (APS).

1959 – 1971Ralph A. Sawyer, Chair of Governing Board.

1960Journal of Mathematical Physics (JMP) first published.

1961Education and Manpower joined to form the Education and Manpower Division.

1961First Tate Medal given to non-United States citizens for international leadership in physics, with an emphasis on leadership, statesmanship, and service to the physics community.

1962Applied Physics Letters (APL) first published.

June 1962"Inside AIP", staff newsletter first published.

September 1962Niels Bohr Library was dedicated by J. Robert Oppenheimer and made possible by a gift from Dannie N. Heinemann.

1964Editorial Department created.

1965History Division created and with the Niels Bohr Library designated the "Center for History of Physics.".

1966American Crystallographic Association (ACA) and American Astronomical Society (AAS) join as Member Societies.

1967 – 1971$1 million a year grants for 5 years from the National Science Foundation that enabled partial computerization of publishing activities.

1969Society of Physics Students (SPS) is founded through a merger of the American Institute of Physics Student Sections and the physics honor society, Sigma Pi Sigma.

1970Introduction of microfilming journals.

1970Conference Proceeding first published.

1970Received more than $1 million from the Natonal Science Foundation as part of a $3.6 million grant over 3 years to establish a national information system for physics.

1971Education and Manpower Division split into separate divisions.

1971 – 1975H. Richard Crane, Chair of Governing Board.

1972Journal of Physical and Chemical Reference Data (JPCRD) first published, a cooperative venture with the American Chemical Society and the National Bureau of Standards.

1973American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) elected as Member Society.

1975Low Temperature Physics (LTP), a Ukrainian journal, and Current Physics Index (CPI) first published.

1975 – 1980Philip M. Morse, Chair of Governing Board.

1976Governing Board approved acquisition of a building for publishing headquarters, Woodbury (N.Y.).

1976American Vacuum Society (AVS): The Science and Technology Society elected as Member Society.

1976Manpower Division separated into two divisions: Manpower Statistics and Manpower Placement.

1977Prize for Industrial Applications of Physics was established and recognizes outstanding contributions by an individual or individuals to the industrial applications of physics. AIP Corporate Associates and the American Physical Society (APS) alternate in co-sponsoring the award with General Motors.

1978General Activities changed its name to Educational Services.

1979New cooperation with the German abstracts journal Physics Briefs.

1979Dannie Hieneman Prize for Astrophysics was established to recognize outstanding work in the field of astrophysics and is a joint prize with the American Astronomical Society (AAS).

1979Fluid Dynamics Prize was established with support of the Office of Naval Research to recognize and encourage outstanding achievement in fluid dynamics research.

1980Applied Physics Reviews (APR) first published.

1980 – 1986Norman Ramsey, Chair of Governing Board.

October 1981Annual Corporate Associates Meeting, held in October at the National Academy of Sciences brought together the largest assemblage ever of key physics and astronomy research managers.

1984Book publishing program was launched.

1985Agreement with Maruzen of Japan to send material from Physics Today to be included in "Parity," a Japanese physics magazine.

1985Developed plans for a new on-line computer service called PINET (Physics Information Network) offered free access for Member Society members to six databases.

1986New, larger office was opened in the American Geophysical Union (AGU) building, Educational programs and Physics Today staff were in residence, Washington (D.C.).

1986Manpower Statistics Division renamed Education and Employment Statistics Division and Manpower Placement renamed Career Placement.

1986American Geophysical Union (AGU) elected as Member Society.

1986 – 1993Hans Frauenfelder, Chair of Governing Board.

March 1986PINET went online and PIMAIL, a pre-Internet email to subscribers was initiated.

1987Computers in Physics first published.

1987First Andrew Gemant Award given to recognize the accomplishments of a physicist who has made significant contributions to the cultural, artistic, or humanistic dimensions of physics.

1989Physics of Plasmas (PP) first published.

March 1989New Fulfillment and Member Information System (FAMIS) launched.

1990Selected by the American Vacuum Society (AVS) for production services and marking of their new publication, Surface Science Spectra.

1991Translations Section under Publishing branch made into a separate division.

1991Chaos first published.

November 21, 1991 – November 22, 1991First Soviet-American Editorial Forum held.

June 1992Purchase completed for new American Center for Physics (ACP), College Park (Md.).

1993First CD-ROM product created.

1993AIP Press is adopted as the imprint for the book publishing program.

1993 – 1998Roland W. Schmitt, Chair of Governing Board.

October 26, 1993American Center for Physics (ACP) was completed.

1994Launched its first corporate homepage online.

1994William F. and Edith R. Meggers Project award was established as a biennial award designed to fund projects for the improvement of high school physcis teaching in the United States.

1995The Industrial Physicist first published.

1995Applied Physics Letters became first online journal.

1995Career Planning and Placement changed to Career Services.

1996PINET Plus launched as a new Web-based service that provided access to searchable databases, automated document delivery, timely physics news updates, directories of Member Societies, and links to other physical science resources.

1996Committed to putting all of its journals online.

1998 – 2003John A. Armstrong, Chair of Governing Board.

1999PINET Plus redesigned and released under the new name of SPIN Web.

May 1999Publishing moves to new facility, Melville (N.Y.).

2000Physics Programs changes to Physics Resources Center, Education and Employment Statistics Divison becomes Statistical Research Center, and Public Information becomes Media and Government Relations.

2000Physics Today Online launched.

2000Launch first virtual journals.

2000Conference Proceedings online launched.

2002Web-based peer-review and editorial managmeent service, Peer X-Press (PXP) launched.

2003Online Journal Publishing Service (OJPS) changed its name to Scitation.

2003 – 2008Mildred S. Dresselhaus, Chair of Governing Board and first woman to hold the position.

2004Career Services merges with Physics Today to become Career Network.

2004Final year of publication for The Industrial Physicist.

2005Abraham Pais Prize for History of Physics was established to recognize outstanding scholarly achievements in the history of physics.

2008Louis J. Lanzerotti, Chair of Governing Board.

2012Creation of AIP Publishing LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of the AIP, supporting the scientific and educational mission of the AIP through scholarly publishing activities in the physical and related sciences.

2013American Meteorological Society (AMS) elected as Member Society.

Places

Meeting

New York (N.Y.)

Formation

Washington (D.C.)

Headquarters

New York (N.Y.)

Woodbury (N.Y.)

Washington (D.C.)

College Park (Md.)

Melville (N.Y.)

Subjects

Physics -- Public relations.

Physics -- Publishing.

Physics -- Societies, etc.

Relationships

People

Employees & Officers

Acrivos, A.

Editor, Physics of Fluids.

Alvarez, Luis W., 1911-1988

Associate Editor for "Physical Review" and Governing Board member.

Armstrong, J. A. (John A.)

Chairman, Governing Board.

Barschall, H. H. (Henry Herman), 1915-1997

Member, Governing Board.

Barton, Henry Askew, 1898-1983

Founding Director and Associate Director.

Bent, Arthur T.

Treasurer.

Bingham, Eugene Cook, 1878-

Member, first Governing Board.

Brodsky, M. H. (Marc Herbert), 1938-

Executive Director.

Brown, Robert G. W.

Executive Director.

Byer, R. L. (Robert L.), 1942-

Member, Governing Board.

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

Chairman, first Governing Board.

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

Chairman, Governing Board.

Creutz, E.

Member, Appointments Committee and Member, Visiting Scientists Program Committee.

Dresselhaus, M. S.

Chairman, Governing Board.

Dylla, H. F.

Executive Director.

Fletcher, Harvey, 1884-1981

Member, first Governing Board.

Foote, Paul D. (Paul Darwin), 1888-1971

Member, first Governing Board and Editor, Review of Scientific Instruments.

Ford, Kenneth William, 1926-

Executive Director.

Fowler, William A.

Member of Governing Board and Member of Executive Committee.

Frauenfelder, Hans, 1922-

Chairman, Governing Board.

Gale, Grant O.

Organized original Visiting Scientist Program.

Hamann, Donald, 1939-

Member, Governing Board.

Harrison, George Russell, 1898-1979

Chairman, Governing Board.

Helmholz, August Carl, 1915-2003

Member, Governing Board.

Hohenberg, Pierre C.

Chair, Committee on Public Policy.

Hutchisson, Elmer, 1902-

Founding Editor of "Journal of Applied Physics," Assistant Director, Director, and Director Emeritus. Chairman, Board of Editors. Chairman, Committee on Science Abstracts. Chairman, Committee on the Role of Physics in Engineering Education. Chairman, Advisory Committee on Russian Translations. Member, Governing Board.

Kelly, William C.

First Director, Education Department.

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

Member and Chairman, Governing Board.

Koch, Herman William, 1920-

Executive Director.

Krumhansl, J. A. (James A.)

Member, Governing Board.

Lane, Neal F.

Member, Governing Board.

Lanzerotti, Louis J.

Chairman, Governing Board.

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

Associate Editor, "Journal of Applied Physics."

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

Member, Governing Board.

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

Member, Governing Board.

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

Chairman, Governing Board.

Palmer, Frederic, 1878-1967

Member, Governing Board and signed Certificate of Incorporation.

Pegram, George Braxton, 1876-1958

Secretary, first Governing Board and Treasurer.

Ramsey, Norman, 1915-2011

Chairman, Governing Board.

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

Member, first Governing Board, Executive Committee and journal editor.

Rigden, John S.

Director of Physics Programs.

Rosenfeld, Arthur H., 1926-

Member, Physics Information Committee.

Saunders, Frederick A. (Frederick Albert), 1875-1963

Member, first Governing Board.

Sawyer, Ralph A. (Ralph Alanson), 1895-1978

Chairman, Governing Board and Acting Director.

Schmitt, Roland W.

Chairman, Governing Board.

Seitz, Frederick, 1911-2008

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

Shankland, Robert S., 1908-

Member, Governing Board.

Slack, L. (Lewis), 1924-

Associate Director of General Activites.

Smyth, Henry De Wolf, 1898-1986

Member, Governing Board.

Stith, James H.

Director of Physics Programs.

Strassenburg, Arnold A.

Director, Education and Manpower Division.

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

Member-at-Large, Governing Board.

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

Member, first Governing Board and Chairman, Governing Board and member, Advisory Council on Applied Physics.

Waterfall, Wallace, 1900-1974

Secretary, Treasurer, Deputy Director and Acting Director over 30 years.

Williams, Van Zandt

Wolfe, Hugh C.

Director of Publications.

Associates & Members

Abrahams, S. C. (Sidney Cyril), 1924-

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

Bitter, Francis, 1902-1967

Brown, Sanborn C. (Sanborn Conner), 1913-1981

Chadwick, James, 1891-1974

Cranberg, Lawrence, 1917-

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

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

Duke, Charles B.

Member, Governing Board.

Edmondson, Frank K. (Frank Kelley), 1912-

Evans, Robley Dunglison, 1907-

Fermi, Enrico, 1901-1954

Galloni, Ernesto Enrique

Geballe, Ronald, 1918-

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

Heineman, Dannie N., 1872-1962

Gave gift of $40,000 to fund the Niels Bohr Library.

Herring, William Conyers, 1914-

Hoddeson, Lillian

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

Khoury, Bernard

Klein, Martin J.

Knudsen, Vern Oliver, 1893-1974

Lindsay, Robert Bruce, 1900-

Löwdin, Per-Olov, 1916-2000

Macdonald, J. Ross (James Ross), 1923-

Member, Governing Board.

MacLean, William Rolland, 1908-

Marshak, Robert E. (Robert Eugene), 1916-1992

McLachlan, Dan, 1905-

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

Müller, K. A. (Karl A.), 1927-

Awarded Dannie Heineman Prize (1987).

Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967

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

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

Schawlow, Arthur L., 1921-1999

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

Sears, Raymond W.

States, M. N. (Marshall Ney)

Sutton, Richard Manliffe, 1900-1966

Swope, Henrietta Hill, 1902-1980

Uhlenbeck, George Eugène, 1900-1988

Urey, Harold Clayton, 1893-1981

Editor, Journal of Chemical Physics.

Willets, William Rudolph

Member, Board of Governors.

Institutions

Institutional Hierarchy

AIP Publishing, LLC

American Institute of Physics. Advertising Division

American Institute of Physics. Books Division

American Institute of Physics. Career Services

American Institute of Physics. Center for History of Physics

American Institute of Physics. Education Division

American Institute of Physics. Government Relations Division

American Institute of Physics. Information Division

American Institute of Physics. Joint Publishing Projects

American Institute of Physics. Media Services Division

American Institute of Physics. Office of the Director

American Institute of Physics. Office of the Secretary

American Institute of Physics. Office of the Treasurer

American Institute of Physics. Physics Resources Center

American Institute of Physics. Physics Today Division

American Institute of Physics. Society of Physics Students

American Institute of Physics. Statistical Research Center

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

Scitation (Online service)

Collaborators

Acoustical Society of America

Founding Member Society.

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Partners in The Nuclear Physics Project.

American Association of Physicists in Medicine

Member Society.

American Association of Physics Teachers

Founding Member Society.

American Astronomical Society

Member Society.

American Crystallographic Association

Member Society.

American Meteorological Society

Member Society.

American Physical Society

Founding Member Society. The two have worked together on various projects and administer some awards and prizes collaboratively.

American Vacuum Society

Member Society.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Jointly sponsored the 19th General Assembly of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP).

Optical Society of America

Founding Member Society.

Society of Rheology (U.S.)

Founding Member Society.

Associates

3M Company

Corporate Associate.

Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics

Corporate Associate.

Aerospace Corporation

Corporate Associate.

Agilent Technologies

Corporate Associate.

Alcatel-Lucent (Firm)

Corporate Associate.

American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Association for the Advancement of Science. Section B -- Physics

Affiliated Society.

American Chemical Society. Division of Physical Chemistry

Affiliated Society.

American Geophysical Union

Member Society (1986-2013), Affiliated Society (2013-present).

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Affiliated Society.

American Nuclear Society

Affiliated Society.

American Society of Civil Engineers

Affiliated Society.

Astronomical Society of the Pacific

Affiliated Society.

Battelle Energy Alliance

Corporate Associate.

Bell Telephone Laboratories

Bell Telephone Laboratories

Corporate Associate.

Biomedical Engineering Society

Affiliated Society.

Biophysical Society

Affiliated Society.

Chemical Foundation (U.S.)

Corning Incorporated

Corporate Associate.

Council on Undergraduate Research (U.S.). Physics & Astronomy Division

Affiliated Society.

Cryogenic Control Systems, Inc.

Corporate Associate.

Cryogenic Society of America

Affiliated Society.

Electrochemical Society

Affiliated Society.

Energy Conversion Devices

Corporate Associate.

Exxon Mobil Corporation

Corporate Associate.

ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company

Corporate Associate.

Ford Motor Company

Corporate Associate.

GA (Series) (San Diego, Calif.)

Corporate Associate.

General Electric Company. Research and Development Center

Corporate Associate.

General Motors Corporation

Co-sponsors the Prize for Industrial Applications of Physics.

General Motors Research and Development Center

Corporate Associate.

Geological Society of America

Affiliated Society.

Health Physics Society

Affiliated Society.

Hewlett-Packard Company

Corporate Associate.

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies

Corporate Associate.

Horiba Jobin Yvon

Corporate Associate.

HRL Laboratories, LLC

Corporate Associate.

IBM Research

IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society

Affiliated Society.

International Association of Mathematical Physics

Affiliated Society.

International Centre for Diffraction Data

Affiliated Society.

International Union of Crystallography

Affiliated Society.

Janis Research Company, Inc.

Corporate Associate.

Lake Shore Cryotronics, Inc.

Corporate Associate.

Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics

Laser Institute of America

Affiliated Society.

LG International

Corporate Associate.

Lincoln Laboratory

Corporate Associate.

Materials Research Society

Affiliated Society.

Microscopy Society of America

Affiliated Society.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (U.S.)

Corporate Associate.

National Research Council (U.S.)

National Research Council (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences

National Science Foundation (U.S.)

National Society of Black Physicists

Affiliated Society.

Philips Research

Corporate Associate.

Polymer Processing Society

Affiliated Society.

Sarnoff Corporation

Corporate Associate.

Schlumberger-Doll Research Center

Corporate Associate.

Science Applications International Corporation

Corporate Associate.

Seagate (Firm)

Corporate Associate.

Shell Exploration & Production

Corporate Associate.

Society for Applied Spectroscopy

Affiliated Society.

SPIE

Affiliated Society.

Texas Instruments Incorporated

Corporate Associate.

Thomas J. Watson IBM Research Center

Corporate Associate.

Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (U.S.)

Corporate Associate.

United States. Office of Naval Research

Supported the establishment of the Fluid Dynamics Prize in 1979.

UOP Inc

Corporate Associate.

Wyatt Technology

Corporate Associate.

Xerox Corporation

Corporate Associate.

Xerox Corporation. Palo Alto Research Center

Corporate Associate.

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

AIP historical brochures and publications, 1936-2003.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

American Institute of Physics 75th anniversary symposium and convocation [webcasts], 2006.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

American Institute of Physics awards and certificates, 1981-1984.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

American Institute of Physics miscellaneous records, 1931-1989.

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

Careers for physicists [videorecording] : today's physicist: the fire that burns within / produced by the American Institute of Physics for The Sloan Career Cornerstone Series, 1999.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

First Applied Physics Letters Online, 1995.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, 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

More nuclear collisions with giant new atom smasher, 1972.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Physics it moves & speaks [computer file]

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Science Report: a radio presentation [sound recording].

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

The story of the American Institute of Physics, 1956-1966.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

The story of the American Institute of Physics, 1967-1987.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Transistorized! background video [videorecording], 1986-1997.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

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

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Subject

AAPT records of early history, 1929-1966.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

AIP Human Resources miscellaneous publications, 1972-2012.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

AIP Information Division miscellaneous publications, 1985-1995.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

AIP Joint Publishing Projects miscellaneous publications, 1959-1997.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

AIP Office of the Director letters from Kenneth Ford, 1987.

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 Marc H. Brodsky and Fred Dylla, 1995-2008 (bulk 2005-2008).

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

AIP Office of the Director records of Marc H. Brodsky, 1993-2002.

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 correspondence, 1931.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

AIP Physics Today Division miscellaneous publications, 1955-2006.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

American Association of Physics Teachers Office of the Executive Officer records of Bernard Khoury, 1985-2002.

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 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 Astronomical Society Office of the Treasurer records of Frank K. Edmondson, 1898-1979.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

American Institute of Physics collection of stamps, coins, and currency, 1901-2008.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

American Institute of Physics Office of the Treasurer records of Arthur Bent, 1973-1997.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

American Physical Society records, 1899-1989.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Arthur L. Schawlow papers, 1949-1997.

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, CA 94305, USA

Autobiography of Leonard B. Loeb, typescript.

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA, 94720-6000, USA

Chemical Foundation records concerning the the establishment of the American Institute of Physics, 1931-1942.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

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Clarence J. Overbeck autobiography, 1965.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

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Dan McLachlan, Jr. records, 1957-1960 (bulk 1958).

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American Institute of Physics

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Edwin C. Kemble papers [microform], 1919-1937.

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American Institute of Physics

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Elmer Hutchisson papers, 1919-1982.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

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Enrico Fermi papers, 1918-1974.

The Joseph Regenstein Library. Department of Special Collections

University of Chicago

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

Ernesto E. Galloni correspondence, 1932-1970.

Academia Nacional de Ciencias Exactas, Física y Naturales

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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 papers, 1935-1965.

University Archives

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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George Uhlenbeck papers, 1918-1982 (bulk 1925-1970).

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University of Michigan

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Henrietta Hill Swope papers, 1923-1979.

Henry E. Huntington Library

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History of Modern Astrophysics collection, 1849-1979.

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

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Isidor Rabi letter of assessment of John Rigden, 1987.

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Lawrence Cranberg papers, 1962-2000.

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American Institute of Physics

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Lecture demonstrations in physics [microfilm] editor, Howard A. Robinson; translated from Russian by Kira V. Robinson and Howard A. Robinson, April 1963.

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Lillian Hoddeson addition to papers, 1913-2006.

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Lillian Hoddeson papers, 1904-2001.

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American Institute of Physics

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Martin J. Klein papers, 1951-2004.

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Norman Ramsey papers, circa 1938-2006.

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NRC Division of Physical Sciences records, 1919-1974.

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Optical Society of America records, 1940-1959.

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Oral history interview with Elmer Hutchisson, 1970 October 22.

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Oral history interview with Frederick Seitz, 1982 October 6 and 7.

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Oral history interview with H. Frederick Dylla, 2010 October 18.

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Oral history interview with Henry A. Barton, 1970 March 3 and 16.

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

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

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Oral history interview with Marc Brodsky, 2008 January 8.

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American Institute of Physics

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

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

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

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

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Oral history interview with Ralph Alanson Sawyer, 1967 March 16 and 1970 September 24.

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Oral history interview with Raymond W. Sears, 1975 July 14.

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Oral history interview with Robley D. Evans, 1972 May 2, 3, 1974 May 5 and 1978 June 14.

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Oral history interview with Vern Oliver Knudsen, 1964 May 18.

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American Institute of Physics

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Oral history interview with Vern Oliver Knudsen, 1964.

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

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

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Paying for Knowledge One Page at a Time: the Author Fee in Physics in Twentieth-Century America, 2009.

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Philip Morse papers, 1927-1980.

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Physics of Fluids records, 1956-1981.

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Ralph A. Sawyer papers, 1918-1978.

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Reminiscences of Frederic Palmer : oral history, 1963.

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Columbia University

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Robert Marshak papers, 1947-1992.

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S. C. Abrahams papers, 1950-1988.

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The Landau school and the American Institute of Physics translation program, 2008.

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William F. Meggers papers, 1917-1966.

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William R. MacLean papers.

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Current physics advance abstracts. Atoms and waves

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