University of Washington Department of Physics records, 1924-2003

Overview of the Collection

Creator
University of Washington. Department of Physics
Title
University of Washington Department of Physics records
Dates
1924-2003 (inclusive)
Quantity
21.99 cubic feet plus 2 vertical files
Collection Number
UW Resource No. 00313
Summary
Correspondence, reports, minutes, curriculum material, grant files, published material, administrative files, and other records of the Department of Physics at the University of Washington, Seattle
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

Public records, but advance notice is required to allow for screening of materials protected from disclosure by law. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Some records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Languages
English

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, reports, minutes, curriculum material, grant files, published material, administrative files, and other records of the University of Washington Department of Physics.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Public Records (Use is unrestricted after access has been granted).

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Arrangement

Organized into 13 accessions.

  • Accession No. 75-004, University of Washington, Department of Physics records, 1946-1971
  • Accession No. 78-067, University of Washington Department of Physics records, 1960-1966
  • Accession No. 80-043, University of Washington, Applied Physics Laboratory records, circa 1958-1980
  • Accession No. 84-052, University of Washington Department of Physics records, 1973
  • Accession No. 93-039, University of Washington Department of Physics records, 1924
  • Accession No. 95-266, University of Washington, Department of Physics records, 1938-1969
  • Accession No. 95-311, University of Washington, Department of Physics records, 1974-1987
  • Accession No. 96-024, University of Washington, Applied Physics Laboratory, Ocean Physics Group records, 1974-1987
  • Accession No. 00-044, University of Washington, Department of Physics records, 1992-1995
  • Accession No. 00-094, University of Washington, Department of Physics records, 1928-1998
  • Accession No. 01-018, University of Washington, Department of Physics records, 1993-1999
  • Accession No. 03-018, University of Washington, Department of Physics records, 1962-1979
  • Accession No. 17-004, University of Washington, Department of Physics records, 1990-2003

Preservation Note

Some records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 75-004: University of Washington, Department of Physics records, 1946-1971Return to Top

7 cu. ft.

Scope and Content: Correspondence, reports, minutes, conference and convention records, curriculum material, subject files (1946-71)

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

Records stored offsite; advanced notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (Use unrestricted when access is granted)

Accession No. 78-067: University of Washington Department of Physics records, 1960-1966Return to Top

.21 cu. ft.

Scope and Content: Correspondence, reports, blueprints, concerning Physics Building alterations and additions (1960-66)

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

Records stored offsite; advanced notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (Use unrestricted when access is granted)

Accession No. 80-043: University of Washington, Applied Physics Laboratory records, circa 1958-1980Return to Top

.42 cu. ft.

Scope and Content: Published material--Project Astor (1959), Budget Request (1970), Vehicle Noise Study (1972), Reports of operations, annual reports ca. 1958-80.

Restrictions on Access: CLOSED until reviewed by UW Classification Officer. Some reports marked confidential.

Accession No. 84-052: University of Washington Department of Physics records, 1973Return to Top

3 cu. ft.; 8 videotape masters and 8 video cassette copies

Scope and Content: Videotapes of lectures on the making of the atomic bomb, 1973

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

Records stored offsite; advanced notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (Use unrestricted when access is granted)

Accession No. 93-039: University of Washington Department of Physics records, 1924Return to Top

1 vertical file

Scope and Content: Physics textbook printed at the University Bookstore; 1924. The textbook was printed in a small print shop behind the store; it was written by Frederick Osborn.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (Use unrestricted when access is granted)

Accession No. 95-266: University of Washington, Department of Physics records, 1938-1969Return to Top

1 folder

Scope and Content: Annual reports; 1938, 1946-1950, 1952-1954, 1968-1969.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (public disclosure laws may restrict access to some files).

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (use unrestricted when access is granted)

Accession No. 95-311: University of Washington, Department of Physics records, 1974-1987Return to Top

1 cu. ft. (1 box)

Scope and Content: Grant files, ca. 1974-1987.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

Records stored offsite; advanced notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (Use unrestricted when access is granted)

Accession No. 96-024: University of Washington, Applied Physics Laboratory, Ocean Physics Group records, 1974-1987Return to Top

4 cu. ft. (4 boxes)

Scope and Content: Chronological correspondence; 1974-1987 (1981-1985)

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

Records stored offsite; advanced notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (Use unrestricted when access is granted)

Accession No. 00-044: University of Washington, Department of Physics records, 1992-1995Return to Top

1.21 cu. ft. (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Grant/contract administrative records; 1992-1995.

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

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (use unrestricted when access is granted)

Accession No. 00-094: University of Washington, Department of Physics records, 1928-1998Return to Top

.75 cubic feet (3 boxes); 3 photographs

Scope and Content: Historical features, staff minutes, research log, photographs, writings, newsletters, brochure; 1928-1998.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (use unrestricted when access is granted)

Accession No. 01-018: University of Washington, Department of Physics records, 1993-1999Return to Top

.63 cu. ft. (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Grant/contract administrative files; 1993-1999. Bulk of records in files are financial management in nature, including: budget activity reports, budget summary reports, journal vouchers, purchase orders, requests for requisition and RTEs.

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

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (use unrestricted when access is granted)

Accession No. 03-018: University of Washington, Department of Physics records, 1962-1979Return to Top

2.63 cu. ft. (4 boxes)

Scope and Content: Chronological correspondence, general correspondence, administrative files, committee files, reports; 1962-1979. Includes records of Ronald Geballe from his time as chairman of the department.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (public disclosure laws may restrict access to some files).

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (use unrestricted when access is granted)

Container(s) Description Dates
Folder Accession
1 03-018
Conference Announcements
1977-1979
Correspondence
Correspondence
1976
IX ICPEAC (International Conference on the Physics of Electronic and Atomic Collisions) - Seattle
1975
July - December
1975
January - June
1975
July - December
1974
January - June
1974
July - December
1973
January - June
1973
July - December
1972
January - June
1972
July - December
1971
January - June
1971
July - December
1970
January - June
1970
Chronological File B
1978
Chronological File
1978
Chronological File "Outside"
1978
Arts and Sciences
1978
Arts and Sciences
1976-77
Folder Accession
2 03-018
Chronological File
1975
Chronological File - Personnel
1974
Chronological File - Personnel
1973
Chronological File - Personnel
1972
Chronological File - Personnel
1971
Chronological File - Personnel
1970
Chronological File - Personnel
1969
Chronological File - Personnel
1967-68
Visitors
Invitations to Visitors
Daria Zieminska
1976
Miscellaneous Short-Term Visitors
1976-79
Richard Alben
1976
Ernest Coleman
1974
Heisenberg
1973
Rau, R. Ronald
1974
Visitors
1972
Visitors
1971-72
Visitors
1970-71
Visitors
1969-70
Visitors
1968-69
Visitors
1967-68
Visitors
1966-67
Visitors
1965-66
Visitors
1964-65
Visitors
1963-64
Notes of Chairman Geballe
Academic Referrals
1968-76
Academic Referrals – Requests
1969-76
Notes to Faculty
1973
2.6 Faculty
1963-72
Staffing
1973
2.65 Publications, Department of Physics
1950-62
[Professional Leave]
1973-76
Colloquium List
[Physics Dept. Newsletter]
1974-75
Classified Staff
1973-76
Exempt
1974-76
Box/Folder Accession
3 03-018
[Doctor of Arts Degree]
1975-76
2.31 Examination Committee
1975
[Graduate Committee]
1974-76
[Women in Engineering]
1975
Future Research
1973
[Physics Safety Committee]
1973-75
[Curriculum]
1974-76
Space Committee – Henley
1972-76
2.3 Committee Reports
1973-76
American Council on Education
1973
[College of Education]
1973-77
IV. Physics, Professional
1973
PNACP (Pacific Northwest Association for College Physics)
1973-75
[AIP (American Institute of Physics)]
1976
4.1 Data, AIP
1969-76
4.2 Publications, AIP
1962
Box/Folder Accession
4 03-018
4.3 Data, U.S. Government
1960-74
V. – (President’s Office)
1974-75
5.11 Reports
1966-71
Junior College Meeting
1965-66
Islam
1972-73
President Search Committee
1972-73

Accession No. 17-004: University of Washington, Department of Physics records, 1990-2003Return to Top

1.14 cubic feet (1 box)

Scope and Content: Meeting minutes, agendas, and correspondence for various committees within the Department of Physics.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access, contact Special Collections.

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (Use is unrestricted after access has been granted)

Acquisition Info: Ivy Mason (Assistant to the Chair), 2009-03-12

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Accession
1 17-004
Annual Report
1999
1 17-004
Undergraduate Advisor
1999-2000
1 17-004
Technical Services Committee
1998-2000
1 17-004
Teaching Assistant Committee
1998-2002
1 17-004
Teacher Education Advisor
1998-2000
1 17-004
Summer Session Committee
1999-2001
1 17-004
Secretary
1999-2000
1 17-004
Safety Committee
1999-2002
1 17-004
Research Support Committee
2001-2002
1 17-004
Newsletter Coordinator
1999
1 17-004
Majors Committee
1999-2000
1 17-004
Liquid Helium Committee
1999-2000
1 17-004
Library Committee
1999-2001
1 17-004
Lab Committee
1999-2001
1 17-004
Instructional Quality Committee
1999-2001
1 17-004
Instructional Facilities Committee
1999-2002
1 17-004
Graduate Program Coordinator
1999-2000
1 17-004
Graduate Program Committee
2001-2002
1 17-004
General Curriculum Committee
1999-2001
1 17-004
12X Coordinating Committee
2000-2002
1 17-004
Admissions Committee
1999-2003
1 17-004
Computing Committee
1999-2001
1 17-004
Colloquium Committee
1999-2000
1 17-004
Chilled Water Committee
1999-2000
1 17-004
Building/Space Committee
1999-2000
1 17-004
Awards Committee
1999-2002
1 17-004
Aesthetics Committee
1999
1 17-004
Visiting Committee
1992-1998
1 17-004
Faculty Meeting Agendas & Minutes
1991-2000
1 17-004
Executive Committee Minutes
1990-1995
1 17-004
Executive Committee Agendas
1999-2000
1 17-004
Hiring Plan
2002
1 17-004
Faculty Searches
1999-2003
1 17-004
Staff/Group Projections
1998
1 17-004
Provost Initiative
1998
1 17-004
Raise Evaluations (Faculty)
2000-2002

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Physics--Study and teaching--Washington (State)--Seattle

Personal Names

  • Geballe, Ronald, 1918---Archives

Corporate Names

  • University of Washington. Applied Physics Laboratory--Archives
  • University of Washington. Department of Physics--Archives
  • University of Washington. Department of Physics--Buildings
  • University of Washington. Department of Physics--Curricula
  • University of Washington. Department of Physics--Employees
  • University of Washington. Department of Physics--Faculty
  • University of Washington. Department of Physics--Research grants

Form or Genre Terms

  • Business correspondence
  • Instructional and educational works
  • Minutes (Records)
  • Photographs
  • Records (Documents)
  • Video recordings

Other Creators

  • Corporate Names
    • University of Washington. University Archives

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • University Archives/Faculty Papers (University of Washington)