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Papers of Richard Phillips Feynman, 1933-1988

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RICHARD PHILLIPS FEYNMAN: 1918-1988 . Theoretical physicist; Professor of Physics, CIT 1951-88; Nobel Prize, 1965. Feynman was one of the founders of QED. The papers consist of correspondence, student notebooks, reprints, reports, manuscripts, lecture notes, biographical material, audio & video cassettes. 1994 Supplement: Photocopies of: Proceedings of the Conference on the Role of Gravitation in Physics (Chapel Hill, March 1957) and an expanded version of the remarks of R.P. Feynman at the conference. 1998 Supplement: Course notes 1983, 1987-88, undated. 1999 supplement L. Brown correspondence; this was supplemented by a few copies of letters in 2001. Two additional letters and some misc. material was added in 2004. In 2015, 2 folders were added to the collection: 1) transcripts and a few letters from the files of Ed Hutchings concerning the publications "Surely You're Joking" and "What Do You Care What Other People Think?" (1 folder); and 2) documents concerning the editing by graduate students of the original transcripts of the Feynman Lectures on Physics, donated by one of the editors, Donald E Groom (Cit PhD 1965, physics).

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ID: 1968-00004
Feynman, Richard Phillips, 1918-1988 (Physicist, Nobel Laureate)

MEDIUM: Paper; LENGTH: 39 linear ft. ; QUANTITY: 93 + 2 boxes

Topics: Physics, Nobel Prize

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