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David Lasser Papers
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Collection Contents

 

Accession Processed in 1996

 

BIOGRAPHICAL MATERIAL

box 1, folder 1

90th birthday celebration

Note

March 20, 1992.
box 1, folder 2

Biographies

box 1, folder 3

Employment information 1942 - 1973

Note

Applications and resumes.
box 1, folder 4

Interviews with David Lasser 1981 - 1986

Note

Written questions and answers.
box 1, folder 5

News clippings 1931 - 1979

box 1, folder 6

News clippings 1980 - 1992

box 1, folder 7

Photographs

box 1, folder 8

United States Army honorable discharge papers 1919

box 1, folder 9

Who's Who and Man of the Year biographical information

 

CORRESPONDENCE

box 1, folder 10

Bangs, Allan 1994 - 1995

box 1, folder 11

Benjamin, Herbert 1967 - 1976

box 1, folder 12

Black Cat Studios 1994

box 1, folder 13

Clarke, Arthur C. 1969 - 1995

box 1, folder 14

Davin, Eric 1986

box 1, folder 15

Davin, Eric 1987 - 1994

box 1, folder 16

Harford, James 1981 - 1989

box 1, folder 17

Harriman, W. Averell 1949 - 1978

box 1, folder 18

Johns, John 1980

box 1, folder 19

Keyser, Steve 1995

box 1, folder 20

Kiesel, Diane 1980 - 1981

box 2, folder 1

Kotz, Nick 1980 - 1994

box 2, folder 2

Labor History Encyclopedia 1984

box 2, folder 3

Miscellaneous

box 2, folder 4

Morrow, Tom 1986

box 2, folder 5

Nature Magazine 1991

box 2, folder 6

Pendray, G. Edward 1969 - 1987

box 2, folder 7

Perlman, Alfred 1979

box 2, folder 8

Planetary Society, Carl Sagan President 1980 - 1992

box 2, folder 9

Ponnamperuma, Cyril 1976

box 2, folder 10

Roosevelt, Eleanor 1940

box 2, folder 11

Sandfield, Max 1980

box 2, folder 12

Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum 1974 - 1980

box 2, folder 13

Union of Concerned Scientists 1984 - 1994

box 2, folder 14

Walker, Chuck, President of the National Space Society 1994

 

ECONOMIC COOPERATION ADMIN. COURT CASE 1948-1950

box 2, folder 15

Biography and outline of events

box 2, folder 16

Correspondence

box 2, folder 17

Documents 1-20

box 2, folder 18

Documents 21-40

box 2, folder 19

Documents 41-61

box 2, folder 20

Documents index, 1-61

box 2, folder 21

Documents, misc

box 3, folder 1

Exhibits 1-37 and A, C-F & S

box 3, folder 2

History of David Lasser case 1980

Note

Written account of the events leading up to the case and of the case itself.
box 3, folder 3

Letters of support

box 3, folder 4

Notes on case

Note

Handwritten and typed, 1 of 2 folders.
box 3, folder 5

Notes on case

Note

Handwritten and typed, 2 of 2 folders.
 

INTERVIEWS

box 3, folder 6

Index, summaries and interview questions

box 3, folder 7

Interviews A - F

box 3, folder 8

Interviews G - P

box 3, folder 9

Interviews S - W

 

ORGANIZATIONS

box 3, folder 10

American Association for the Advancement of Science 1981 - 1982

box 3, folder 11

American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics 1985

Note

36th Congress of the International Astronautical Federation report.
box 4, folder 1

American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics - 50th anniversary 1980 - 1981

box 4, folder 2

American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics - correspondence 1981 - 1989

box 4, folder 3

American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics - correspondence 1990 - 1995

box 4, folder 4

American Interplanetary Society 1930 - 1992

Note

This organization was later known as the American Rocket Society.
box 4, folder 5

Workers Alliance of America - correspondence 1936 - 1980

box 4, folder 6

Workers Alliance of America - correspondence 1981 - 1989

box 4, folder 7

Workers Alliance of America - documents, notes, press clippings 1936 - 1939

box 4, folder 8

Workers Alliance of America - documents, notes, press clippings 1940

 

SUBJECT FILES

box 4, folder 9

Attorney General's list of subversive organizations 1941 - 1973

box 4, folder 10

Book clubs

box 4, folder 11

Conference - 25th anniversary of the Industrial Relations Center, Univ. of Minn. 1970

box 4, folder 12

Conference - International Brotherhood of Operative Potters 1970

box 4, folder 13

Conference - National Conference, Chicago 1940

box 4, folder 14

Consulting 1948 - 1971

box 5, folder 1

Copley, Helen 1978

box 5, folder 2

Dies committee 1940

box 5, folder 3

Freedom of Information Act 1975 - 1995

box 5, folder 4

Front groups

Note

Lassers typed notes.
box 5, folder 5

Guth, Alan

box 5, folder 6

Hawking, Stephen

box 5, folder 7

I.U.E. - A. F. L. - C. I. O. - correspondence 1968 - 1980

Note

IUE-AFL-CIO stands for Int'l Union of Electrical, Radio & Machine Workers affiliated with the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations.
box 5, folder 8

I.U.E. - A. F. L. - C. I. O. - correspondence 1981 - 1987

Note

IUE-AFL-CIO stands for Int'l Union of Electrical, Radio & Machine Workers affiliated with the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations.
box 5, folder 9

Miscellaneous documents, notes and press clippings

box 5, folder 10

Name clearance 1978 - 1979

box 5, folder 11

Name clearance 1980

box 5, folder 12

San Diego State University - Continuing Education

box 6, folder 1

Sodium lamp controversy - Lasser's commission against high sodium street lamps 1983 - 1984

box 6, folder 2

Subpenas from the Congress of the U. S. 1951 - 1954

box 6, folder 3

Travel 1963 - 1968

box 6, folder 4

United States National Archives and Records Service - research notes 1976

box 6, folder 5

War Production Board 1943 - 1945

box 6, folder 6

Wonder Stories 1931 - 1954

box 6, folder 7

Work Projects Admin. (W.P.A.) legislation - congressional ouster against Lasser 1941

box 6, folder 8

Work Relief and Relief for Fiscal Years 1942 & 1943

Note

Hearings before the Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations - U. S. House of Representatives.
box 6, folder 9

U. S. House of Representatives Mutual Security Act of 1954

 

WRITINGS

 

Writings by Lasser

box 6, folder 10

Big Joey - characters

box 6, folder 11

Big Joey - correspondence, A - Z

box 6, folder 12

Big Joey - draft 1984

box 6, folder 13

Big Joey - draft, chapters I - III

box 6, folder 14

Big Joey - draft, chapter IV

box 6, folder 15

Big Joey - draft, pages 3 - 49

box 6, folder 16

Big Joey - draft, pages 5 - 110

box 7, folder 1

Big Joey - draft, pages 108 - 175

box 7, folder 2

Big Joey - draft, pages 176 - 233

box 7, folder 3

Big Joey - draft, table of contents & Ch I - III

box 7, folder 4

Big Joey - draft, text of last part

box 7, folder 5

Big Joey - manuscript 1970

Note

1 of 2 folders.
box 7, folder 6

Big Joey - manuscript 1970

Note

2 of 2 folders.
box 7, folder 7

Big Joey - manuscript 1984

Note

1 of 2 folders.
box 7, folder 8

Big Joey - manuscript 1984

Note

2 of 2 folders.
box 7, folder 9

Big Joey - misc. notes

Note

1 of 4 folders.
box 8, folder 1

Big Joey - misc. notes

Note

2 of 4 folders.
box 8, folder 2

Big Joey - misc. notes

Note

3 of 4 folders.
box 8, folder 3

Big Joey - misc. notes

Note

4 of 4 folders.
box 8, folder 4

Big Joey - movie script

box 8, folder 5

Big Joey - outline

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1 of 4 folders.
box 8, folder 6

Big Joey - outline

Note

2 of 4 folders.
box 8, folder 7

Big Joey - outline

Note

3 of 4 folders.
box 8, folder 8

Big Joey - outline

Note

4 of 4 folders.
box 8, folder 9

Big Joey - story notes

box 8, folder 10

By Rocket to the Planets

Note

Published in NATURE MAGAZINE, November 1931.
box 8, folder 11

Conquest of Space 1931

box 9, folder 1

Cosmic Adventure

box 9, folder 2

Cosmic Contact

box 9, folder 3

Infinite Adventure - lecture series

box 9, folder 4

Infinite Adventure - manuscript

box 9, folder 5

Infinite Adventure - video game

box 9, folder 6

Island Paradise - musical in two acts 1962

box 9, folder 7

Island Paradise - musical in three acts

box 9, folder 8

Labor and world affairs

Note

Published in FOREIGN POLICY REPORTS, Nov. 15, 1949.
box 9, folder 9

Labor looks at industrial engineering

Note

Published in SOCIETY FOR ADVANCED MANAGEMENT, 1956.
box 9, folder 10

Letter from David Lasser

Note

Published in an A.I.A.A. anniversary publication, 1981.
box 9, folder 11

Poetry 1943 - 1988

box 9, folder 12

Speeches, lectures, misc. writings

box 9, folder 13

Waiting Room

box 9, folder 14

What's new in collective bargaining

Note

Published in THE INDIAN WORKER and AMERICAN LABOR, 1968.
box 9, folder 15

With vehicle perfected, science hopes to plumb mystery of outer space

Note

Published in NEW YORK HERALD TRIBUNE, July 13, 1930.
 

Notes on the Writings of Others

box 9, folder 16

Accidental Universe by Paul Davies 1982

box 9, folder 17

Arms control

box 9, folder 18

Asteroids

box 10, folder 1

Astronomy

box 10, folder 2

Atoms to Quarks by James Trefil 1980

box 10, folder 3

Beyond Einstein by Nickio Kaku 1987

box 10, folder 4

Big bang

box 10, folder 5

Biology

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1 of 2 folders.
box 10, folder 6

Biology

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2 of 2 folders.
box 10, folder 7

Black holes

box 10, folder 8

Cell

box 10, folder 9

Cell by Isaac Asimov

box 10, folder 10

Cosmic Blueprint by Paul Davies

box 10, folder 11

Cosmic Dawn by Eric Chaisson 1980

box 10, folder 12

Cosmology

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1 of 2 folders.
box 10, folder 13

Cosmology

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2 of 2 folders.
box 11, folder 1

Cosmology by Edward Harrison 1981

box 11, folder 2

Cosmos by Carl Sagan 1980

box 11, folder 3

DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid)

box 11, folder 4

Development of the universe

box 11, folder 5

Earth and the universe

box 11, folder 6

Edge of Infinity by Paul Davies 1981

box 11, folder 7

Einstein and the theory of relativity

box 11, folder 8

Evolution

box 11, folder 9

Evolution vs. creationism

box 11, folder 10

Extinction

box 12, folder 1

Extraterrestrial intelligence

box 12, folder 2

First Three Minutes by Steven Weinberg

box 12, folder 3

Future, socio/science

box 12, folder 4

Future, space/universe

box 12, folder 5

Galaxies

Note

1 of 2 folders.
box 12, folder 6

Galaxies

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2 of 2 folders.
box 12, folder 7

Gamma rays

box 12, folder 8

Gravitational waves

box 12, folder 9

Laws governing the universe

box 12, folder 10

Lefthand of Creation by John Barrow and Joseph Silk 1952

box 12, folder 11

Lifetide by Lyall Watson 1979 - 1980

box 12, folder 12

Light

box 12, folder 13

List of books/authors reviewed

box 12, folder 14

Mars

box 12, folder 15

Matter

Note

1 of 2 folders.
box 12, folder 16

Matter

Note

2 of 2 folders.
box 12, folder 17

Matter/energy

box 13, folder 1

Miscellaneous notes on writings of others

box 13, folder 2

Multiple universes

box 13, folder 3

Mythology

box 13, folder 4

Neutrinos

box 13, folder 5

Origin of life

box 13, folder 6

Origin of the universe

Note

1 of 2 folders.
box 13, folder 7

Origin of the universe

Note

2 of 2 folders.
box 13, folder 8

Other Worlds by Paul Davies 1980

box 13, folder 9

Parallel universes

box 13, folder 10

Physics

box 13, folder 11

Pulsars

box 13, folder 12

Quantum theory

box 13, folder 13

Quarks

box 13, folder 14

Quasars

box 14, folder 1

Religion

Note

1 of 7 folders.
box 14, folder 2

Religion

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2 of 7 folders.
box 14, folder 3

Religion

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3 of 7 folders.
box 14, folder 4

Religion

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4 of 7 folders.
box 14, folder 5

Religion

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5 of 7 folders.
box 14, folder 6

Religion

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6 of 7 folders.
box 14, folder 7

Religion

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7 of 7 folders.
box 15, folder 1

Religion/God

box 15, folder 2

Religion and the universe

box 15, folder 3

Science

box 15, folder 4

Science news/research

box 15, folder 5

Scientists, information and interviews

box 15, folder 6

Solar system

box 15, folder 7

Space

Note

1 of 2 folders.
box 15, folder 8

Space

Note

2 of 2 folders.
box 15, folder 9

Space mysteries/strange forces

box 15, folder 10

Space stations/missions

box 15, folder 11

Stars

box 15, folder 12

Supernovas

box 15, folder 13

Technology

box 15, folder 14

Telescopes

box 15, folder 15

Theories

box 15, folder 16

Thursday's Universe by Marcia Bartusiak 1986

box 16, folder 1

Universal events

box 16, folder 2

Universe

Note

1 of 5 folders.
box 16, folder 3

Universe

Note

2 of 5 folders.
box 16, folder 4

Universe

Note

3 of 5 folders.
box 16, folder 5

Universe

Note

4 of 5 folders.
box 16, folder 6

Universe

Note

5 of 5 folders.
box 16, folder 7

Universe, size and distance of

box 16, folder 8

Until the Sun Dies by Joseph Jastrow

box 16, folder 9

Unusual events

 

Accession Processed in 2000

 

CORRESPONDENCE

box 17, folder 1

Bleiler, Everett F. 1995 - 1996

box 17, folder 2

Burgess, Eric 1998

box 17, folder 3

Carter, Jimmy 1980

Note

Color photocopy of one letter.
box 17, folder 4

Ciancone, Michael 1992 - 1996

Note

Includes photograph, magazine articles.
box 17, folder 5

Clarke, Arthur C. 1995

Note

Includes correspondence with the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation.
box 17, folder 6

Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library 1995

box 17, folder 7

CSPASE Press 1996

box 17, folder 8

Davin, Eric Leif 1986 - 1989

box 17, folder 9

Gould, Robert J. 1980

box 17, folder 10

Harper and Collins Publishers 1995

box 17, folder 11

Harriman, W. Averell 1978

box 17, folder 12

Maran, Stephen 1986

box 17, folder 13

Miller, Ron 1990

box 17, folder 14

Princeton University. Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library 1995

box 17, folder 15

Romig, Reverend 1986

 

MISCELLANEOUS MATERIALS

box 17, folder 16

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics 1989 - 1996

box 17, folder 17

American Interplanetary Society 1930

box 17, folder 18, oversize FB31709

Photograph of Lasser with President and Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson 1964

Note

Signed by President Johnson.
box 17, folder 19

Photographs of Lasser with others 1968 - 1995

Note

Includes undated photographs.
box 17, folder 20

Reflections on the Challenger Tragedy 1986

Note

Essay by Lasser. Typescript draft and fair copy, with a poem attached.
box 17, folder 21

Roosevelt, Lasser and the Workers' Alliance: Organizing WPA Workers and the Unemployed, 1935-1940 1982

Note

Photocopy of a typescript of an academic paper by James E. Sargent.
box 17, folder 22

Sodium lamp controversy 1984

Note

Plaque and letter from the Palomar Observatory.