Primarily auction, company, dealer, and exhibit catalogs relating to scientific instruments, publications, and the history
of science, from a UCSB history faculty member.
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).
3 linear feet
(2 records cartons)
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permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.
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