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Papers of William A. Fowler, 1917-1994

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WILLIAM ALFRED FOWLER, 1911-1995. Physicist; Professor of Physics, 1939-82; Nobel Prize, 1983. The collection contains correspondence; materials on Caltech research and teaching; files from the Caltech rocket project during World War II; the postwar Vista Project; professional organizations and government agencies; talks, conferences, manuscripts and reprints; technical files; and biographical and photographic material. Finding aid to the collection available at the American Institute of Physics web site: The complete finding aid is available at the Online Archive of California.

Additional material on the Caltech rocket project may also be found in Historical Files, Box Y1 (Eaton Canyon Rocket Project); Physics 3, esp. Boxes 12-13; W. A. Fowler papers. See also Engineering & Science, Spring 1991 (article by Conway Snyder); and J. Goodstein, Millikan's School.

ID: 1985-00005
Fowler, William Alfred (Physicist, Nobel Laureate)

Creation Jan. 1, 1917 through Dec. 31, 1994

MEDIUM: Paper; LENGTH: 94 linear ft. ; QUANTITY: 209 document boxes; 4 oversize boxes

Topics: Physics, Astrophysics, World War II

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