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Preliminary Guide to the Lawrence Badash Papers
UArch FacP 33  
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Description
Primarily auction, company, dealer, and exhibit catalogs relating to scientific instruments, publications, and the history of science, from a UCSB history faculty member.
Background
Lawrence Badash (1934-2010) was a UCSB Professor of History and author of several works on the history of science in the nuclear age, including Rutherford and Boltwood: Letters on Radioactivity (1969), The Rutherford Correspondence Catalog (1974), Radioactivity in America: Growth and Decayof a Science (1979), Reminiscences of Los Alamos, 1943-1945 (1980), Kapitza, Rutherford, and the Kremlin (1985), Nuclear Fission: Reaction to the Discovery in 1939 (1985), and Scientists and the Development of Nuclear Weapons: From Fission to the Limited Test Ban Treaty, 1939-1963 (1995).
Extent
3 linear feet (2 records cartons)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.
Availability
Collection is stored off-site; advance notice is required for retrieval.