Division Collections

Division of Physical Sciences, 1940-1974

ADMINISTRATION

INSTITUTIONS Associations Individuals

Acoustical Society of America

Membership Bylaws History: 1955


American Assoc for Advancement of Science

Annual Meeting: 1947

Cooperative Committee on Teaching of Science & Mathematics: 1949


American Assoc of Physicists

Request to Affiliate with Division: 1966-1968

American Assoc of Physics Teachers: 1949-1957

History & Activities: 1946-1948
Oersted Medal: 1946-1948

American Institute of Physics

Executive Committee Meetings: 1948-1956
Governing Board Meetings: 1948-1955
Policy Committee Meetings: 1945-1948
General: 1945-1956

American Standards Assoc: 1949-1957

Optical Society of America: 1949-1957

Society of Nuclear Scientists & Engineers

Proposed: 1954

Washington Biophysical Institute: 1940-1942

General: 1946-1954

INTERNATIONAL Relations

International Congresses: 1949-1961

PUBLICATIONS

Glossary of Nuclear Energy Terms

Index: 1949
Sections I-III: 1949
Sections V-VII: 1949

Glossary of Terms in Nuclear Science & Technology

Editions Approved by ASA: 1957
Interim Edition: 1955
Preliminary Edition Sections I-IX: 1950-1953
Proposed for Approval by ASA: 1957

Physics of the Earth Series

Copyright Assignments: 1949-1951
Republication & Revision: 1948-1949
General: 1947-1951

General: 1947-1955

DIVISIONS OF THE NRC

PHYSICAL Sciences

Activities: Reports: 1967-1973

Advisory Services to NBS (National Bureau of Standards)

Mathematical Tabulation Projects: 1948

Appointments: Members of Division: 1940-1955

Chairman: 1960-1965

Committee for Extra-Atmospheric Cosmic Ray Research

Proposed: 1958

Committee for NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship Evaluation: 1964-1966 & 1959-1963

Committee for Systems Evaluation Group: 1954-1956

Committee on Applied Mathematics: 1946-1947

Committee on Astronomy Advisory to ONR (Office of Naval Research)

Activities Summary: 1951
Appointments: Members: 1960-1971
Appointments: Members: 1952-1959
Beginning of Program: 1947
Contracts & Proposals: 1964-1970
Meetings: Minutes: 1963-1969
Meetings: Minutes: 1948-1962
Research Projects: 1955-1961
General: 1967-1969
General: 1952-1962

Committee on Automation of Optical Production Equipment: 1957-1959

Committee on Basic Research Advisory to AROD (Army Research Office (Durham))

Appointments: Members: 1961
General: 1961

Committee on Basic Research Advisory to OOR (Office of Ordnance Research)

Appointments: Members: 1954-1960
Referees: 1957-1959
General: 1953-1960

Committee on Bibliography of Mathematical Tables & Aids to Computation: 1940

Committee on Defense Projects & Personnel: 1940

Committee on Fellowships: 1940-1942

Committee on Fundamental Physical Constants: Joint with Division of Chemistry & Chemical Technology: 1947-1950 & 1961-1963

Committee on Geophysics

Advisory to President's Materials Policy Commission: 1951

Committee on Helium Vapor Pressure Scale of Temperatures

Joint with Division of Chemistry & Chemical Technology: 1955

Committee on High Speed Calculating Machines

Appointments: Members: 1946
General: 1946-1949


Committee on Infra-Red Absorption Spectra

Joint with Division of Chemistry & Chemical Technology: 1951-1952

Committee on Line Spectra of the Elements

Activities: 1940-1949
Appointments: Members: 1954-1957
Reconstitution of Committee: 1940
Reorganization of Committee: 1948-1949
General: 1946-1954

Committee on Mathematical Tables & Other Aids to Computation

Book of Tables: 1948-1949
Quarterly Journal: 1942-1950
Revolving Fund for Publication of Mathematical Tables: 1940
General: 1940-1949

Committee on Mathematics Advisory to ONR (Office of Naval Research)

Applications for Research: 1950
Appointments: Members: 1948-1949
Beginning of Program: 1947
General: 1948-1950

Committee on Naval Ships Characteristics & Design Procedures: 1966

Committee on Operations Research

Beginning of Program: 1948-1949
Chronology of Activities: 1949-1952
Conference on Operations Research: 1951
End of Program: 1955
Meetings: Minutes: 1951-1953
Operations Research Center: 1950-1951
Operations Research Program: 1952
Operations Research with Special Reference to Non-Military Operations: 1951
Supporting Data: 1949-1954
Symposium on Operations Research for Guidance of Management: 1951
General: 1950-1954

Committee on Pollution: 1965-1966

Committee on Radioactive Substances: 1946

Committee on Radioactivity

Beginning of Program: 1946
Meetings: Minutes: 1946-1947
Subcommittee on Shipment of Radioactive Substances: 1946-1947
General: 1947

Committee on Revolving Fund for Publication of Mathematical Books: 1940-1949

Committee on Semiconductor Particle Detectors

Meetings: Report: 1966

Committee on Solids

Appointments: Members: 1950-1958
Beginning of Program: 1947
Conferences: 1950-1960
Meetings: Minutes: 1947-1951
Symposia: 1948-1959
General: 1948-1961

Committee on Solid State Sciences

Advisory Panel: Membership: 1970-1974
Meetings: 1974-1975
Meetings: 1971-1973
Membership: 1971-1974
General: 1974

Committee on Spectral Absorption Data

Joint with Division of Chemistry & Chemical Technology: 1952-1958

Committee on Standards of Radioactivity

Activities: 1941-1943
Meetings: Minutes: 1938-1942
Research Projects: 1939-1942
General: 1945-1946

Committee on Standards Units & Constants of Radioactivity: Interdivisional: 1947-1956

Committee on Symbols Units & Nomenclature: 1957-1967 & 1954-1957

Committee on Training & Research in Applied Mathematics

Applied Mathematics Program: 1941-1942
Appointments: Members: 1941
Beginning of Program: 1941
Program of Policy & Action: 1941-1942
General: 1941-1943

Committee on Undersea Warfare

Appointments: Members: 1972-1973
Appointments: Members: 1955-1959
Contract Correspondence & Proposals: 1970-1974
End of Program: 1975
Future Status: 1972
Future Status: 1964
Meetings: 99th: Feb 1972
Meetings: General: 1972
Meetings: 1971
Meetings: 1955-1959
Naval & Maritime Affairs Board: Proposed: 1972
Panels: DD-963 Class Destroyer: 1971-1972
Panels: Underwater Swimmers: 1955
Panels: US Torpedo Program: 1963-1964
Panels: General: 1972
Project NOBSKA: 1956-1957
Project NOBSKA: BBC-TV Queries Regarding: 1975
Summer Studies: Advanced Sea-Based Deterrence [Project Sea Bed]: 1964
Summer Studies: Countermeasures for Fleet Defense: 1972-1974
Summer Studies: Information Processing & Display: 1971
Summer Studies: Ocean Surveillance: 1966
Workshops: Numerical Hydrodynamics: 1974
General: 1963-1974
General: 1953-1959

Committee on Underwater Telecommunications

Coast Guard Briefing: 1968
Comments on HR 246 Submersible Vessel Safety Act: 1969
Conferences: Present & Future Civil Uses of Underwater Sound: 1968-1969
Contract Correspondence & Proposals: 1968-1970
Meetings: 1968-1969
Membership: 1968-1970
Report: Correspondence re: 1969-1970
General: 1968-1973

Committee to Study Advisability of a Division of Mathematical Sciences: 1949-1950

Conference on Post-War Physics: 1943-1945

Conference on Transport Theory: 1962-1963

Conference on UHF-TV Project: Jun 1960

Directory of Division: 1940-1958

Executive Committee

Appointments: Members: 1940-1954
Meetings: Minutes: 1948-1957

Glossary of Terms in Nuclear Science & Technology

Conference on Glossaries of Terms in Nuclear Science & Technology: 1948-1950
Working Committees: 1948
General: 1947-1958

International Activities

Cooperation between US & USSR in Field of High Energy Physics: 1971
Inter-American Program in Biophysics: 1960-1962
Joint US-USSR Projects: Suggested: 1972
Visiting Scientists: 1956-1963
Volcanoes in Mexico (Vacquier): 1960
General: 1959-1962

Mathematical Problems to be Solved for Use in Theoretical Physics: 1947

Meetings: Annual: 1940-1957

Meetings: NASA Inter-University Research Project: Proposed: 1962

Mine Advisory Committee

Appointments: Members: 1960-1975
Appointments: Members: 1955-1959
Funding: 1969-1972
Meetings: Agenda: 1955-1957
Panel on Command & Control: 1971
Studies: Pollution of Oceans by Abandoned Explosive Ordnance: Proposed: 1970
Summer Studies for Defense Science Board: 1971-1972
General: 1968-1969
General: 1966-1967
General: 1951-1959

Name Change Proposed: 1947

NAS-ARDC Study on Long-Range Scientific & Technical Trends

Committees: Facilities: 1959
Participants: 1957-1958
General: 1957-1958

Nuclear Data Project

Activities: 1953-1961
Associates in Project: 1955-1962
General: 1953-1962

Personnel Listings: 1940-1945

Physical Sciences Research Evaluation Panels

Advisory to AFOSR: Proposed: 1964-1965

Physics Survey Committee

Membership: 1969-1971
Panels: Earth & Planetary Physics: Meetings: Minutes: 1969-1970
Panels: Earth & Planetary Physics: Papers: Education: Draft: 1971
Panels: Earth & Planetary Physics: Report: 1972
Panels: Earth & Planetary Physics: Report: General: 1970-1972
Panels: Earth & Planetary Physics: General: 1969-1972
General: 1969-1971

Planning Committee on Production of Physicists

Appointments: Members: 1954
Conference on Production of Physicists: 1954-1955
Improvement of Science Teaching: 1955
Meetings: Minutes: 1954

Review of Chamber of Commerce Report on Basic Research: 1961

Site Evaluation Committee: Advisory to AEC

Activities: Chronology: 1965-1966
AEC Site Visit Program: 1965
Contract & Related Correspondence: 1965-1966
Correspondence with AEC: 1965-1966
Meetings: 1965-1966
Membership: 1965
Panels: Accelerator Scientists [Climate Panel]: 1965-1966
Panels: Foundation Requirements: 1965-1966
Panels: Foundation Requirements: Report: 1966
Press Releases & Coverage: 1965-1966
Relationships: Universities Research Association: 1965
Report: 1966
Report: Draft: Comments: 1965-1966
Site Proposals: 1965-1966
Site Visits: Reports: 1965-1966
General: Aug 1965-May 1966
General: Mar-Jul 1965

Solid State Sciences Panel

Ad hoc Committee on Mission Operation & Structure: Report: Oct 1970
Beginning of Program: 1961-1963
Meetings: 1969-1970
Meetings: 1965-1968
Meetings: 1962-1964
Membership: Rosters: 1962-1970
Membership: General: 1958-1970
Reorganization: 1970-1971
Subcommittee on Federally Supported Basic Research on Materials: 1963-1964
General: 1964-1968
General: 1963

Studies

ARPA Nuclear Technology: Requested: 1968
Computer Facilities for Astronomy & Astrophysics: Proposed: 1973-1974

Sun & Earth Film Series [IQSY Films]

Broadcast Rights: National Educational Television (NET): 1967-1970
Distributor: McGraw-Hill: 1968-1971
Producer: Wolff L: 1967-1969
Scripts: 1969
General: 1967-1971

Symposium on Immediate & Low Level Effects of Ionizing Radiation: 1959

Symposium on Microseisms: 1951-1954

Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics

First: 1956
Second: 1958-1959

Symposium on Oceanographic Instrumentation: 1951-1954

Symposium on Plasma Dynamics

Advisory Committee: 1957-1958
Participants: 1958
Proceedings: 1958-1960
General: 1957-1958

Symposium on Saline Water Conversion

Abstracts of Papers: 1957
Beginning of Program: 1956-1957
Participants: 1957
Press Releases: 1957
Report on Symposium: 1957
General: 1956-1958

Uniform Tri-dimensional Color Scales

Proposed Study: 1946-1947

Very Large Array (VLA) Site Selection Review Panel: Ad hoc: 1972

General: 1940-1959

FINANCE & ACCOUNTING

CONTRACTS

Committee on Solids: 1948-1959

General: 1952-1957

FINANCE

Funds

General: 1957-1961

GOVERNMENT

AGENCIES & Departments

Army
Research & Development: 1958-1959

Atomic Energy Commission: 1946-1956

Commerce

NBS Committee on Infra-Red Punch Card System: 1949-1951

National Science Foundation

Support for Astronomy Proposed: 1951

Navy

ONR (Office of Naval Research): 1946-1952

General: 1947-1957

REPORTS

Division of Physical Sciences

Annual Report: 1950-1962

Committee on Fundamental Physical Constants: 1950

Committee on Geophysics

Advisory to President's Materials Policy Commission: 1951

Committee on Sound Control

Articulation Testing Methods: 1942
Effects of Noise on Psychomotor Efficiency Part I: 1941
Materials for Sound in Airplanes: 1941
NDCrc-52 Project Progress Reports: 1941

Committee on Sound Control in Vehicles

NDCrc-52 Project Progress Reports: 1941

Committee on Training & Research in Applied Mathematics

Advance Training in Applied Mathematics: 1941
Report to NRC: 1942

Committee on Undersea Warfare

History of Self-Contained Diving & Underwater Swimming: 1959

NAS-Air Research & Development Command Study on Long-Range Scientific & Technical Trends

Committee on Facilities Report: 1958
Committee on General Sciences Report: 1958
Working Paper on Acceleration & Dynamic Flight Simulation: 1958
Working Paper on Administration of Programmatic Research: 1958
Working Paper on Biological Effects of Nuclear Weapons: 1958
Working Paper on Contributions of Basic Research to Clinical Medicine: 1958
Working Paper on Design of Training: 1958
Working Paper on Detecting Undercover Agents: 1958
Working Paper on Evaluation of Effectiveness of Incendiary Weapon Against Personnel as Illustration of Mathematical Modeling: 1958
Working Paper on Improvement of Productivity of Basic Research in Life Sciences: 1958
Working Paper on Mechanized Data Processing Developments in Medicine & Life Sciences: 1958
Working Paper on Neurophysiology & Behavior: 1958
Working Paper on Notes on Conference of Test Pilots: 1958
Working Paper on Physiology & Pharmacology of Extra-Atmospheric Flight: 1958
Working Paper on Problems of Aging: 1958
Working Paper on Psychological Warfare as Weapon System: 1958
Working Paper on Role of Hospital in Medical & Biological Research & Training: 1958
Working Paper on Selection Research: 1958
Working paper on Task Group & Organizational Effectiveness: 1958
Working Paper on Toxicological Research in US Air Force: 1958
Working Paper on Training Requirements for Flight Surgeons & Space Biologists: 1958
Working Paper on Use of Animals Plants Microorganisms & Tissue Culture in Space Research: 1958
Working Paper on Weightlessness: 1958

Reports to Administrative Committee: 1940-1941

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