Edwin A. Uehling papers, 1925-1984

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Uehling, Edwin A. (Edwin Albrecht), 1901-1985
Title
Edwin A. Uehling papers
Dates
1925-1984 (inclusive)
Quantity
28 ft
Collection Number
3349
Summary
Correspondence, reports, notes, memorabilia, photographs, publications, and subject series related to UW professor of Physics
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 2065431929
Fax: 2065431931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Languages
English

Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Professor of physics, University of Washington

Edwin Albrecht Uehling was born in Wisconsin in 1901, he died 1985. He received his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin in 1925, M.A. from the University of Michigan in 1931 and his Ph. D. in Physics from the University of Michigan in 1932. Then he studied with Werner Heisenberg at the Leipzig Institute of Physics from 1933-1934. From 1934-1936 he was a National Research Council Fellow at the University of California and California Institute of Technology. He joined the faculty of the University of Washington in 1936 and remained until 1941. During 1941-1943 he was a member of the research staff at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Columbia University from 1943-1944. Between 1944-1945 he was the director of operations, Office of Scientific Research and Development. He returned to University of Washington in 1945. His work in theoretical physics specialized in statistical mechanics, positron theory, magnetic moments, and nuclear induction.

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Accession No. 3349-001: Edwin A. Uehling papers, 1925-1984Return to Top

18' cu. ft.

Scope and Content: Correspondence, reports, notes, memorabilia, photographs, publications, and subject series, 1925-1984.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Ruth Ransom Uehling (Mrs. Uehling) 9/18/85, 12/9/85, and 1/23/86, 1985-09-18

Description
Edwin A. Uehling papers

Accession No. 3349-002: Edwin A. Uehling papers, 1950-1985Return to Top

2 cu. ft.

Scope and Content: Diaries, 1933-35, 1944, 1950-1985.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Ann Voorhees 6/1/89 and Mrs. Uehling 10/2/86, 1989-06-01

Description
Edwin A. Uehling papers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Personal Names

  • Bethe, Hans
  • Heisenberg, Werner, 1901-1976
  • Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967

Corporate Names

  • UW. Dept. of Physics

Other Creators

  • Personal Names
    • Fermi, Enrico, 1901-1954 (creator)
    • Uehling, Edwin A. (Edwin Albrecht), 1901-1985 (creator)
    Corporate Names
    • University of Washington.¬†University Archives

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Subject Terms

  • University Archives/Faculty Papers (University of Washington)