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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.
Bacher, Robert F. (Nuclear Physicist)
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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