The Luis W. Alvarez papers include correspondence, research files, diaries, reports, and notes documenting Professor Alvarez's
accomplishments as a professor in the Department of Physics at the University of California, Berkeley, and as a research associate
at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Projects documented include Alvarez's work as a member of the Manhattan Project,
his studies of hyperon events in balloon-flown emulsions, his contributions to the Pyramid Project, and his research on bubble
chambers. The collection also includes the draft for Alvarez's autobiography,
Alvarez: Adventures of a Physicist.
Number of containers: 78 boxes, 3 cartons
Linear feet: 36.5
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