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Robert F. Bacher Papers, 1924-1994

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ROBERT FOX BACHER, 1905-2004. Physicist; Head of Bomb Physics, the Manhattan Project, 1943-45; Professor of Physics, CIT 1949-76; Vice-President, 1969-70; Provost, 1962-70. The collection includes extensive correspondence (ca. 1930-90), research material (ca. 1930-60), Bacher's work on the Manhattan Project (1943-45), Bacher's involvement in professional organizations, Bacher's activities at Caltech (ca. 1949-90), typescripts of talks and papers (ca. 1947-79), reprints (ca. 1929-70), and numerous photographs and artifacts. The complete finding aid with full container list is available in PDF by accessing Caltech Archives Finding Aids Online.


ID: 1989-00028
Bacher, Robert F. (Nuclear Physicist)

Creation Jan. 1, 1926 through Jan. 1, 1994

MEDIUM: Paper; LENGTH: 40 linear feet; QUANTITY: 67 archival boxes; 3 oversize boxes

Topics: Physics, Nuclear Weapons, Administration, World War II

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