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Guide to the Papers of Charles Christian Lauritsen, 1927-1977
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Series I: California Institute of Technology

Box 1, Folder 1

Committee on Sponsored Research 1956-1962

Box 1, Folder 2

Government and industrial contracts 1945-1949

Box 1, Folders 3-4

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Committee

Box 1, Folder 3

1954-1960

Box 1, Folder 4

1961-1964

Box 1, Folder 5

Kellogg and Bridge Laboratories 1945-1953

Box 1, Folder 6

Memoranda 1946-1957

Box 1, Folder 7

Miscellany 1945-1952

 

Series II: Correspondence

Box 1, Folder 8

1931-1933

Box 1, Folder 9

1945 June-October

Box 1, Folder 10

November-December

Box 1, Folder 11

1946 January-February

Box 1, Folder 12

March-April

Box 1, Folder 13

May-June

Box 1, Folder 14

July

Box 1, Folder 15

August

Box 1, Folder 16

September-October

Box 1, Folder 17

November-December

Box 2, Folder 1

1947 January-February

Box 2, Folder 2

March-April

Box 2, Folder 3

May-June

Box 2, Folder 4

July-August

Box 2, Folder 5

September-October

Box 2, Folder 6

November-December

Box 2, Folder 7

1948 January-February

Box 2, Folder 8

March-May

Box 2, Folder 9

June-August

Box 2, Folder 10

September-October

Box 2, Folder 11

November-December

Box 2, Folder 12

1949 January-February

Box 2, Folder 13

March-April

Box 2, Folder 14

May

Box 2, Folder 15

June

Box 2, Folder 16

July-August

Box 2, Folder 17

September-October

Box 2, Folder 18

November-December

Box 3, Folder 1

1950 January

Box 3, Folder 2

February

Box 3, Folder 3

March

Box 3, Folder 4

April

Box 3, Folder 5

May

Box 3, Folder 6

June-July

Box 3, Folder 7

August

Box 3, Folder 8

September-October

Box 3, Folder 9

November-December

Box 3, Folder 10

1951 January

Box 3, Folder 11

February

Box 3, Folder 12

March

Box 3, Folder 13

April

Box 3, Folder 14

May-June

Box 3, Folder 15

July-August

Box 3, Folder 16

September-October

Box 3, Folder 17

November-December

Box 3, Folder 18

1952 January-February

Box 3, Folder 19

March-April

Box 3, Folder 20

May-June

Box 4, Folder 1

July-September

Box 4, Folder 2

October

Box 4, Folder 3

November-December

Box 4, Folder 4

1953 January-February

Box 4, Folder 5

March-April

Box 4, Folder 6

May-June

Box 4, Folder 7

July-August

Box 4, Folder 8

September-October

Box 4, Folder 9

November-December

Box 4, Folder 10

1954 January-February

Box 4, Folder 11

March-May

Box 4, Folder 12

June

Box 4, Folder 13

July-August

Box 4, Folder 14

September-October

Box 4, Folder 15

November-December

Box 4, Folder 16

1955 January-April

Box 4, Folder 17

May-June

Box 4, Folder 18

July-October

Box 4, Folder 19

November-December

Box 4, Folder 20

1956 January-April

Box 5, Folder 1

May-October

Box 5, Folder 2

November-December

Box 5, Folder 3

1957 January-May

Box 5, Folder 4

June-October

Box 5, Folder 5

November-December

Box 5, Folder 6

1958 January-April

Box 5, Folder 7

May-July

Box 5, Folder 8

August-December

Box 5, Folder 9

1959 January-July

Box 5, Folder 10

August-December

Box 5, Folder 11

1960 January-April

Box 5, Folder 12

May-August

Box 5, Folder 13

September-December

Box 5, Folder 14

1961 January-June

Box 5, Folder 15

July-December

Box 5, Folder 16

1962 January-December

Box 5, Folder 17

1963 January-July

Box 6, Folder 1

August-December

Box 6, Folder 2

1964 January-December

Box 6, Folder 3

1965

Box 6, Folder 4

1966

Box 6, Folder 5

1967-1968

 

Series III: Organizations and Corporations

 

Aerospace Corporation

Box 6, Folder 6

1960-1964

Box 6, Folder 7

1965-1968

Box 6, Folder 8

Consolidated Engineering Corporation 1950-1951

Box 6, Folder 9

Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc. 1961-1967

Box 6, Folder 10

Hycon Manufacturing Company 1961-1967

Box 6, Folder 11

Ramo-Wooldridge Corporation 1953-1954

Box 6, Folder 12

American Association for the Advancement of Science 1954

Box 7, Folder 1

American Graduate School in Denmark 1947-1951

Box 7, Folder 2

American Institute of Physics 1953-1960

 

American Physical Society

Box 7, Folder 3

1950-March 1951

Box 7, Folder 4

April-October 1951

Box 7, Folder 5

November 1951-1955

 

Ford Foundation Study Committee

Box 7, Folder 6

Rowan Gaither 1948-1950

Box 7, Folder 7

William McPeak 1948-1951

Box 7, Folder 8

Other writers 1947-1950

Box 7, Folder 9

Committee reports

Box 7, Folder 10

Directory

Box 7, Folder 11

Memoranda, agenda, recommendations

Box 7, Folder 12

Notes

Box 7, Folder 13

Preliminary Policy Report

Box 8, Folder 1

Report of the Natural Science Division 1949

Box 8, Folder 2

Report of the Trustees 1950

Box 8, Folder 3

Statements concerning the welfare of mankind

Box 8, Folder 4

Tentative proposals

Box 8, Folder 5

National Research Council 1946-1957

Box 8, Folder 6

Fellowships 1948-1955

Box 8, Folder 7

National Science Foundation 1952-1955

 

United States Air Force

Box 8, Folder 8

Air Research and Development Command 1953-1965

Box 8, Folder 9

Project Vista

Box 8, Folder 10

Scientific Advisory Board 1954-1963

Box 8, Folder 11

Systems Command Report, Volume III, VTOL, I

Box 9, Folder 1

Annexes

Box 9, Folder 2

Air Force and Space Digest, "A Decade of USAF Missile and Space Power, 1954-1964"

 

United States Army

Box 9, Folder 3

Combat Developments Command Report 1954, 1966

Box 9, Folder 4

Combat Developments Command Scientific

 

Advisory Group photographs

Box 9, Folder 5

[Navy] Rocket Project 1942-1944

 

Scientific Advisory Panel

Box 9, Folder 6

1952-1954

Box 9, Folder 7

1955-1968

Box 10, Folder 1

Biographical sketches

 

United States Department of Defense

Box 10, Folder 2

1949-1964

Box 10, Folder 3

The Disarmament Question 1955

Box 10, Folder 4

Kelly Committee 1952-1953

 

United States Department of the Navy, Office of Naval Research (ONR)

 

Correspondence

Box 10, Folder 5

1947-1948

Box 10, Folder 6

1949

Box 10, Folder 7

1950-1953

Box 10, Folder 8

1954-1957, 1976

Box 10, Folder 9

Talk 1960

Box 10, Folder 10

Proposals I 1948

Box 10, Folder 11

Proposals II 1948

 

United States Naval Ordnance Test Station (NOTS)

 

Correspondence

Box 10, Folder 12

1949-1958

Box 11, Folder 1

1960-1967

Box 11, Folder 2

Advisory Board biographical sketches

Box 11, Folder 3

Publications 1945

 

United States Navy

Box 11, Folder 4

Pacific Missile Range 1960-1962

Box 11, Folder 5

Project Camel 1945-1946

Box 11, Folder 6

Project Hartwell 1950

Box 11, Folder 7

Project Starlight 1961-1964

Box 11, Folder 8

United States Office of Defense Mobilization Scientific Advisory Committee 1953-1954

Box 11, Folder 8.1

United States Panel on Weapons Technology: "Dr. C. C. Lauritsen on 'The Army and the Air Force in Tactical Support'" 1959

 

Series IV: Papers and Talks

Box 11, Folder 9

1930-1935

Box 11, Folder 10

1951-1964

Box 11, Folder 11

Undated

 

Series V: Patents

Box 11, Folder 12

1932-1946: Fountain pen electroscope, fuze, launcher, retro-bombing apparatus

Box 11, Folder 13

1947-1948: Launcher, retro-bombing apparatus, rocket

Box 12, Folder 1

1949-1951: Pressure-armed fuse, radiation meter, rocket launcher, rocket motor relief means construction

Box 12, Folder 2

1952-1954: Retro-bombing apparatus, rocket launcher, rocket projector, rugged phototube

Box 12, Folder 3

1955-1964: Rocket launcher, rocket projector, fuze

 

Series VI: Personal

Box 12, Folder 4

Biographies, bibliography of C. C. Lauritsen publications

Box 12, Folder 5

Employment and security questionnaires 1942-1965

Box 12, Folder 6

Letters of commendation 1951-1968

Box 12, Folder 7

Photographs

 

Series VII: Political Activities and Issues

 

Democratic Advisory Council

Box 12, Folder 8

Agenda, memoranda, minutes, notes 1959-1960

Box 12, Folder 9

Correspondence 1959

Box 12, Folder 10

News items, drafts, pamphlets 1956, 1959-1960

Box 12, Folder 11

News releases 1959

 

Political issues

Box 12, Folder 12

Articles 1945-1950

Box 13, Folder 1

Atomic energy 1945

Box 13, Folder 2

Atomic Energy Commission releases 1959, 1954

Box 13, Folder 3

Congressional publications 1945-1960

Box 13, Folder 4

Correspondence 1945-1948

Box 13, Folder 5

Miscellaneous statements 1945-1949

Box 13, Folder 6

Papers, talks 1945-1949, undated

 

Security clearance of J. Robert Oppenheimer

Box 13, Folder 7

Correspondence and Federated American Scientists Bulletins 1954

Box 13, Folder 8

Briefs May 17, 1954; June 7, 1954

Box 13, Folder 9

Statements before Congressional committees

 

Series VIII: Research

Box 13, Folder 10

Data 1927-1928, undated

Box 14, Folder 1

Miscellany

Box 14, Folder 2

Physics notes ca 1930 [?]

Box 14, Folder 3

Radiological units memoranda and notes 1939-1945

Box 14, Folder 4

Reports 1927, undated

 

Series IX: Reprints and Notebooks

Box 14, Folder 5

Reprints list

Box 14, Folder 6

1928-1930

Box 14, Folder 7

1933

Box 14, Folder 8

1934

Box 14, Folder 9

1935

Box 14, Folder 10

1936-1938

Box 14, Folder 11

1939-1948

Box 14, Folder 12

1949-1953

Box 14, Folder 13

1954-1958

Box 14, Folder 14

Ph.D. thesis: "Electron Emissions from Metals in Intense Electric Fields" 1929

 

Notebooks

Box 14, Folder 15

El[ectro]mag[netic] Wave Th[eory] no date

Box 14, Folder 16

Reference no date

Box 14, Folder 17

Untitled no date

 

Notebooks transferred from Papers of William A. Fowler *(1997)

Box 14.1, Folder 1

Differential equations II no date

Box 14.1, Folder 2

Thermodynamics 1927

Box 14.1, Folder 3

Math analysis 1927

Box 14.1, Folder 4

Atomic structure 1927

Box 14.1, Folder 5

Int. math physics 1927

Box 14.1, Folder 6

Heat radiation 1928

Box 14.1, Folder 7

Specific heat 1928

 

Supplemental Material (received May 1981 and after)

Box 15, Folder 1

Charles and Thomas Lauritsen Memorial Lectures 1970-1977

 

Dedication of Lauritsen Laboratory, Naval Weapons Center, China Lake June 18, 1976

Box 15, Folder 2

Correspondence

Box 15, Folder 3

Printed matter

Box 15, Folder 4

Dedication of Lauritsen Library in Kellogg November 22, 1974

Box 15, Folder 5

Memorial service and announcement April 20, 1968

Box 15, Folder 6

Nomination of C. C. Lauritsen for the National Medal of Science 1964-1968

Box 15, Folder 7

Nomination of William A. Fowler for membership in the Cosmos Club 1964-1965

Box 15, Folder 8

Report, Department of the Army, The Effects of Nuclear Weapons May 1957 (received September 1987)

 

Supplemental material from the Papers of William A. Fowler (transferred July 1997 and January 2000)

Box 15, Folder 9

Miscellaneous correspondence and documents, late 1930s-early 1940s

Box 15, Folder 10

Rockets, World War II 1941-1943, undated

Box 15, Folder 11

British letters (British Admiralty Delegation, British Air Commission, British Army Staff, British Central Scientific Office) 1942-1945

Box 15, Folder 12

Research Board for National Security 1943-1946

Box 16, Folder 1

Plaque, US Naval Ordnance Test Station Advisory Board 1949- 1956, 1958-1961

Box 16, Folder 1

Plaque, Army Scientific Advisory Panel 1958

Box 16, Folder 1

Plaque, Aerospace Corporation 1965

Box 17, Folder 1

OVERSIZE

Box 17, Folder 1

Certificate

 

Photographs (received from Lauritsen family, April 2002)

Box 18, Folder 1

Portraits (see also: Caltech Photo Archives 1.18)

Box 18, Folder 2

Kennedy Corporation, St. Louis 1923-1926

Box 18, Folder 3

Data for thesis on electron emission 1929

Box 18, Folder 4

High Voltage Laboratory, Caltech (album) ca 1930

Box 18, Folder 5

Caltech, misc n.d.

Box 18, Folder 6

Naval Ordnance Test Station, Inyokern 1945

Box 18, Folder 7

Naval Ordnance Test Station, Advisory Board and misc 1949-1966, undated

Box 18, Folder 8

Dedication of Vaughan Aquarium-Museum, Scripps Institution 26 March 1951

Box 18, Folder 9

Joint Civilian Orientation Conference #14 1952

Box 18, Folder 10

Distinguished Civilian Service Medal, US Army 21 Oct 1957

Box 18, Folder 11

Army Science Advisory Panel and misc Army 1964-1965, undated

Box 18, Folder 12

Air Force, misc n.d.

Box 18, Folder 13

Companies n.d.

Box 18, Folder 14

Misc n.d.

Box 18, Folder 15

unidentifiedn.d.