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BIOGRAPHICAL

Scope and Content of Series

Series 1) BIOGRAPHICAL: Arranged alphabetically, these materials document Lal's professional life, and include a selection awards and achievements, biographical data and curriculum vitae, information about the Lal Fellowship Endowment, and summaries of his scientific work. Also included are a few portraits and photographic slides of Lal with family and friends.
Box 1, Folder 1

Awards and recognition 1971-1989

Box 1, Folder 2

Awards - Royal Astronomical Society of Great Britain 1984

Box 1, Folder 3

Awards - Royal Society of London Fellowship 1979

Box 1, Folder 4

Awards - FICCI (Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry) 1974-1975

Box 1, Folder 5

Awards - International Academy of Astronautics 1985

Box 1, Folder 6

Awards - U. S. National Academy of Scientists 1975

Box 1, Folder 7-9

Biographical data, and Annual Supplement to Biography 1971-1991

Box 1, Folder 10

Curriculum Vitae ca. 1989-1996

Box 1, Folder 11

Lal autobiographical chapters (6-9) ca. 1985

Box 1, Folder 12

Lal's 60th birthday tribute and dedications ca. 1989

Box 1, Folder 13

Lal Fellowship Endowment 2007

Box 1, Folder 14

Lal Revocable Trust 1993

Box 1, Folder 15

Memberships ca. 1985

Box 1, Folder 16

Pocket diary for physicists 1982-1983

Box 1, Folder 17

Portraits undated

Box 1, Folder 18

Press releases 1959-1984

Box 1, Folder 19

Selected list of important publications 1953-1984

Box 1, Folder 20

Slides - Personal and professional events ca. 1966-1973

Box 1, Folder 21

Summary of scientific work 1983-1984

Box 1, Folder 22

Who's Who and International Who's Who 1972-1984

Oversize MC-053, Folder 06

Diplomas and certificates 1971-1975

General note

Certificate presented to Lal signed by the president of India, V. V. Giri. National Academy of Sciences of the United States, diploma.
 

CORRESPONDENCE

Scope and Content of Series

Series 2) CORRESPONDENCE: Letters with colleagues and scientists in the field of geology, geophysics, chemistry, particle physics and related fields, plus a small selection of family and personal letters. Materials range in date from 1966 through 2008. Arranged alphabetically by last name of correspondent.
Box 2, Folder 1

A - Miscellaneous

Box 2, Folder 2

Agarwal, G.S. 1995-2001

Box 2, Folder 3

B - Miscellaneous

Box 2, Folder 4

Bagayatkar, A. V. 1985-1989

Box 2, Folder 5

Balloon flights for scientific studies 1991

Box 2, Folder 6

Bandar, N. 1989-2001

Box 2, Folder 7

Bhatnagar meeting correspondence 1989-1990

Box 2, Folder 8

Bhattacharyya, S. 1986-1987

Box 2, Folder 9

Bird, Michael and Allan Chivas (The Australian National University) 1990

Box 2, Folder 10

Biscaye, Pierre 1997

Box 2, Folder 11

Boulange, B. 1990

Box 2, Folder 12

Brost, Richard 1991

Box 2, Folder 13

Brown, Lou 1991-1992

Box 2, Folder 14

C - Miscellaneous

Box 2, Folder 15

Caffee, Marc 1998-2000

Box 2, Folder 16

Chakrabarty, P. 1985-2001

Box 2, Folder 17

Craig, Harmon 1984-1990

Box 2, Folder 18

Current Science (journal) 1991-1994

Box 2, Folder 19

Currie, Lloyd 1974-1998

Box 2, Folder 20

D - Miscellaneous

Box 2, Folder 21

Deshpande, M.R. 1981-1989

Box 2, Folder 22

Diamond work correspondence 1983-1988

Box 2, Folder 23

Dodson, Keith 1987

Box 2, Folder 24

Dorn, Robert (Arizona State University) 1989-1992

Box 3, Folder 1

E and F - Miscellaneous

Box 3, Folder 2

Egyptian pyramids correspondence 1986-1988

Box 3, Folder 3-4

Eichen, Myron (Regarding Eichen Foundation and grants) 1992-2003, 2008

Box 3, Folder 5

Elmore, David 1995-1996

Box 3, Folder 6

Englert, Peter (SJSU) 1986-1987

Box 3, Folder 7

Erosion correspondence 1984-1990

Box 3, Folder 8

Family correspondence 1985-1996

Box 3, Folder 9

Farley, Ken 1995

Box 3, Folder 10

Finkel, Robert 2000-2001

Box 3, Folder 11

G - Miscellaneous

Box 3, Folder 12

Garg family correspondence 1995-1997

Box 3, Folder 13

Gaur, V.K. 1989-1996

Box 3, Folder 14

Gehrels, Tom 1987

Box 3, Folder 15

Gemological Institute of America (GIA) correspondence 1985

Box 3, Folder 16

Ghose, Ranajit 1985

Box 3, Folder 17

Gillespie, Alan and Paul Bierman (Univ. of Washington) 1991

Box 3, Folder 18

Graham, Robert A. (Re: Piezoelectric detectors) 1989-1990

Box 3, Folder 19

Grow, Harry 1987

Box 3, Folder 20

Gu, Zhaoyan 1996-2001

Box 3, Folder 21

Gupta, K.R. 1986

Box 4, Folder 1

H - Miscellaneous

Box 4, Folder 2

Harden, Jennifer 1990-1991

Box 4, Folder 3

Henshaw, Denis 1986-1987

Box 4, Folder 4

I - Miscellaneous

Box 4, Folder 5

Indian Academy of Sciences, Golden Jubilee materials 1986

Box 4, Folder 6

Institute of Geology and Geophysics - Chinese Academy of Sciences 2001

Box 4, Folder 7

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) 1986

Box 4, Folder 8

J - Miscellaneous

Box 4, Folder 9

Jha correspondence and notes 1980-1986

Box 4, Folder 10

Jull, Timothy 1993-2002

Box 4, Folder 11

K - Miscellaneous

Box 4, Folder 12

Kaner, Richard B. (Re: conducting polyaniline) 1988

Box 4, Folder 13

Kaplan air filer correspondence 1987-1988

Box 4, Folder 14

Keller, C. F. (IGPP/Los Alamos) 1988-1989

Box 4, Folder 15

Klein, Jeff 1993-1995

Box 4, Folder 16

Knopoff, Leon (UCLA) 1984

Box 4, Folder 17

Krishan, Vinod 1986

Box 4, Folder 18

Krishnamurthy, R.V. 1987-1997

Box 4, Folder 19

Krishnaswami, S. 1985-1995

Box 4, Folder 20

Kutschera, Walter 1994-2001

Box 4, Folder 21

L- Miscellaneous

Box 4, Folder 22

Large, Bill 1998-2000

Box 4, Folder 23

Long, Austin 2000

Box 4, Folder 24

Los Alamos National Laboratory 1983-1986

Box 4, Folder 25

M - Miscellaneous

Box 4, Folder 26

MacDougall, Doug 1984-2001

Box 4, Folder 27

Marti, Kurt 1985-1987

Box 4, Folder 28

Marton-Lefevre, Julia 1989

Box 4, Folder 29

Maxwell, Ted (National Air and Space Museum) and Vance Haynes (University of Arizona) 1992

Box 4, Folder 30

McFarlane, Marty (RE: irradiated targets) 1990-1992

Box 4, Folder 31

Michel, Rolf 1994-2000

Box 4, Folder 32

Mitra, A. P. 1986-1990

Box 4, Folder 33

Mukerjee, S. K. 1983-1986

Box 5, Folder 1

N - O - Miscellaneous

Box 5, Folder 2

Nohan, Daniel 1989-1992

Box 5, Folder 3

O'Brien, J. J. 1989-1994

Box 5, Folder 4

P - Miscellaneous

Box 5, Folder 5

Pal, Yash 1995

Box 5, Folder 6

Pandya, S 1981, 1989

Box 5, Folder 7

Patel, Dinesh and Chitra 1976, 1994-1996

Box 5, Folder 8

Pennisi, Maddalena 1997-1998

Box 5, Folder 9

Penn State (Re: soil samples) 1995

Box 5, Folder 10

Peters, Hannah and Susan 1995-1996

Box 5, Folder 11

Petit-Maire, N. 1986

Box 5, Folder 12

Phua, K. K. 1997-1998

Box 5, Folder 13

Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad 1977-1979

Box 5, Folder 14

R - Miscellaneous

Box 5, Folder 15

Ramaseshan, S. 1985-1995

Box 5, Folder 16

Raymahashay, B.C. 1994-1996

Box 5, Folder 17

Reedy, Robert 1988-2000

Box 5, Folder 18

Reynolds, John (RE: diamond research) 1987-1989

Box 5, Folder 19

Rison, William 1985-1986

Box 5, Folder 20

Rock samples correspondence 1986-1991

Box 5, Folder 21

S - Miscellaneous

Box 6, Folder 1

Samples correspondence 1976-2001

Box 6, Folder 2

Scripps Institute of Oceanography, UC San Diego 1972-1979

General note

Regarding employment status.
Box 6, Folder 3

Sellschop, J. P. F. (RE: diamond research) 1984-1993

Box 6, Folder 4

Sen, Abhijit 1995-1998

Box 6, Folder 5

Sharma, K. K. 1993-1995

Box 6, Folder 6

Sharma, P. 1986-1992

Box 6, Folder 7

Singh, Karan 1993-1998

Box 6, Folder 8

Siwalik paleosols (Rohtash Kumar) 1996-1997

General note

Includes papers on sedimentology of Siwalik Basin.
Box 6, Folder 9

Smith, Warren 1998-2000

Box 6, Folder 10

Somayajulu, B. L. K. 1986-2001

Box 6, Folder 11

Srinivasan, D. 1983-1995

Box 6, Folder 12

T - Miscellaneous

Box 6, Folder 13

Tanaka, Shigeo 1966-1968

Box 6, Folder 14

Tardy, Yves 1990-1993

Box 6, Folder 15

U-V Miscellaneous

Box 6, Folder 16-17

UCLA personal file and correspondence 1982-1985

Box 7, Folder 1

UC San Diego general memorandum ca. 1989

Box 7, Folder 2

Varma, R.K. 1986-1995

Box 7, Folder 3

Vasconcelos, Paulo 1991-1992

Box 7, Folder 4

Venkatachala, B. S. (RE: Birth Centenary Celebrations for Birbal Sahni) 1991

Box 7, Folder 5

Vogt, Stephan 1993-1997

Box 7, Folder 6

W - Miscellaneous

Box 7, Folder 7

Y and Z Miscellaneous 1994-1996

Box 7, Folder 8

Zhu, Zhaoyu 1986-1999

Box 7, Folder 9

Zurich Group 1993-1994

Box 7, Folder 10-11

Miscellaneous correspondence

Box 7, Folder 12-13

Personal correspondence 1971-1997

 

NUMBERED REPRINTS AND WRITINGS

Scope and Content of Series

Series 3) NUMBERED REPRINTS AND WRITINGS: The numbered reprints retain Lal's original filing order for his many published scientific writings, followed by a selection of reprints (not found in the bound volumes at the beginning of the series) and a small amount of written drafts, notes and supporting figures and charts. Arranged in original numbered order, then chronologically for unnumbered writings. The materials range in date from approximately 1950 through 2007.
Box 8, Folder 1

Publications lists 1950-2003

Box 8, Folder 2-3

Bound numbered reprints, Vols. 1-2 1950-1973

Box 9, Folder 1

Bound numbered reprints, Vols. 3 1950-1973

Box 9, Folder 2

1 - An Unusual Pi - Mu Decay Track 1950

Box 9, Folder 3

61 - Cosmic Ray Produced Radioactivity on the Earth - Lal, D. and Bernard Peters 1967

Box 9, Folder 4-29

67, 68, 84, 89, 92, 98-100, 111, 112, 115, 117, 119, 122-124, 126-135 1968-1974

Box 10, Folder 1-63

136-160, 163-169, 171-175, 179-193, 196-199, 201-205 1975-1987

Box 11, Folder 1-52

208-260 1987-1996

Box 12, Folder 1-30

261-271, 273, 274, 276-289 1996-2003

Box 12, Folder 31

Abstract from International Conference Cosmic Rays, London 1965 September

Box 12, Folder 32-33

Ch. VIII - IX - Archaeological History of Cosmic Rays. Chapter for book on cosmic rays ca. 1972

Box 13, Folder 1

Fiber Packing for Si32 Experiments 1973

Box 13, Folder 2

Nuclear Track Detection 1977

Box 13, Folder 3

8th Lunar Science Conference: A stock taking of our present knowledge 1977

Box 13, Folder 4

Marine Particles ca. 1979

Box 13, Folder 5

An approach to determining pathways and residence time of groundwater: dual radiotracer dating 1981

Box 13, Folder 6

Reminiscences of some early cosmic ray work in India 1985

Box 13, Folder 7

Thermal neutron cross-section for the 3He producing reaction 10B(n, 8Be)3H ca. 1986

Box 13, Folder 8-9

Diffusion of He in diamonds 1988

Box 13, Folder 10

ICUS 1989

Box 13, Folder 11

Proceedings; Earth and Planetary Sciences 1994

Box 13, Folder 12

Everyman's Science 1995

Box 13, Folder 13

"Current perspectives in high energy astrophysics," Chapters 9, 10, 14, 15 ca. 1998

Box 13, Folder 14

Characterization of evolutionary histories of global sand seas using cosmogenic radionuclides ca. 1998

Box 13, Folder 15

Early evolution of the solar system and cosmic ray prehistory: Insights from meteorite and lunar samples 1999

Box 13, Folder 16

Proxy records of the galactic travels of the solar system 1999

Box 13, Folder 17

On developing a new method for determining climate changes in S. California during the past few million years using nuclear interactions of cosmic rays, from analyses of iron rich pebbles formed by bacteria ca. 1999

Box 13, Folder 18

Interstellar matter, sun, and the solar system 2000

Box 13, Folder 19

Marine biogeochemistries of Be and Al: a study based on cosmogenic 10Be, Be, and Al in marine calcite, aragonite, and opal 2001

Box 13, Folder 20

Some comments of application of cosmogenic radionuclides for determining groundwater flow, with special reference to 32Si and 10Be ca. 2001

Box 13, Folder 21

Biogenic opal: A new archive for mapping past changes in ocean chemistry and productivity ca. 2003

Box 13, Folder 22

Assessing past climate changes from proxy records: an iterative process between discovery and observations 2004

Box 13, Folder 23

Evidence for large century time-scale changes in solar activity in the past 32 Kyr, based on in-situ cosmogenic 14C in ice at Summit, Greenland ca. 2004

Box 13, Folder 24

Cosmic ray labeling of erosion surfaces II: special cases of exposure histories of boulders, soils and beach terraces ca. 2005

Box 13, Folder 25

Cosmic ray interactions in minerals 2007

Box 13, Folder 26

The meaning and excitement of science undated

Box 13, Folder 27

Miscellaneous writings

 

TALKS AND SPEECHES

Scope and Content of Series

Series 4) TALKS AND SPEECHES: Transcripts of Lal's numerous presentations, talks and speeches on various topics of geoscience, dating from approximately 1967 through 1997. Arranged chronologically.
Box 14, Folder 1

Recent developments in cosmic ray research. Presented at the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Memorial Award 1967

Box 14, Folder 2

Talks and speeches, miscellaneous 1970-1978

Box 14, Folder 3

Analyzing lunar rocks, radio talk 1970 August 23

Box 14, Folder 4

Is there life on outer planets (and beyond), radio talk 1971 January 3

Box 14, Folder 5

Man-made satellites and their uses, radio talk 1971 December 10

Box 14, Folder 6

Earth: The cosmic ship, radio talk 1972 March 6

Box 14, Folder 7

Lunar rocks and space research, radio talk 1972 August

Box 14, Folder 8

Moon talks 1973-1978

Box 14, Folder 9

Time scales of dominant processes in the evolution of lunar regolith: significance and approaches 1974

Box 14, Folder 10

Information about our sun based on studies of lunar samples, radio talk 1974 February 28

Box 14, Folder 11

Recent advances in astrophysics, radio talk 1974 November 3

Box 14, Folder 12

Importance of Viking mission to Mars, radio talk 1976 July 31

Box 14, Folder 13

Geochronometry: A geophysical necessity 1976 December 27

Box 14, Folder 14

What have we learnt from studies of Apollo rocks? 1977 October 13

Box 14, Folder 15

Creative thinking. Presented at the fifth anniversary of the Space Application Center 1977 December 29

Box 14, Folder 16

Seminars and lectures 1977-1978

Box 14, Folder 17

Silicon-32 (with S.K. Gupta) 1978 April 26

Box 14, Folder 18

Water in the Solar System: a perspective 1978 January 31

Box 14, Folder 19

Virtues of random thinking 1978 March 3

Box 14, Folder 20

BARC Lecture: Creative thinking 1978 April 17

Box 14, Folder 21

Problems in doing science today 1978 November 4

Box 14, Folder 22

Popular talk: Project Daedalus 1978 November 7

Box 14, Folder 23

Lal's speeches 1978-1979

Box 14, Folder 24

Physical Research Laboratory (PRL) talks 1979-1982

Box 15, Folder 1

Lal's seminars and lectures 1979

Box 15, Folder 2

Adventures in the study of solar planetary history 1979 January 22-25

Box 15, Folder 3

Informal address to general body meeting held at PRL canteen lawns 1979 March 1

Box 15, Folder 4

Physical Research Laboratory (PRL) lockout discussion 1979 September 25

Box 15, Folder 5

Joys of science. Presented at St. Xavier's College 1979 December 20

Box 15, Folder 6

Lal's talks and speeches 1979

Box 15, Folder 7

Reminiscences of my association with Prof. W. F. Libby during 1965-1966 at UCLA 1980 March 29

Box 15, Folder 8

Trespassers will not be prosecuted 1980 April 26

Box 15, Folder 9

Venus: photography strictly prohibited 1980 September 27

Box 15, Folder 10

Our unique planet. Presented at the Astronomical Society meeting 1980 November 26

Box 15, Folder 11

Solar system 1980

Box 15, Folder 12

Acceptance speech for D.Sc. Degree Honoris Causa. Presented at Banaras Hindu University 1981 January 4

Box 15, Folder 13

My travel in the H. G. Wells time machine: Oceanography and other sciences 1981 January 23

Box 15, Folder 14

How healthy are the oceans? (GESAMP working group) 1981 May

Box 15, Folder 15

Moon Rocks: Puranas of the Solar System? 1981 June 25

Box 15, Folder 16

Early Solar System processes and the present Solar System 1981 September 8

Box 15, Folder 17

Rocks and time. Presented at the Karianikkam Srinivasa Kirshnan Memorial Lecture 1981 October 1

Box 15, Folder 18

Birth of the solar system 1981 December 4

Box 15, Folder 19

Plasma Society Inaugural address 1981 December 13

Box 15, Folder 20

Lal's talks and speeches, miscellaneous 1981

Box 15, Folder 21

Influences of cosmic bombardment on the Earth. Presidential address to the Indira Gandhi University 1982 January 13

Box 15, Folder 22

In praise of the oceans 1982 January 30

Box 15, Folder 23

The scientific base of earth science 1982 March 2

Box 15, Folder 24

Impact of science on the layman and the scientist 1982 October 14

Box 15, Folder 25

On excellence in basic research in India 1983 January 20

Box 15, Folder 26

Indian Geophysical Union discusses recent advances in geophysics; introductory comments for National Symposium on Climate Dynamics 1983 February 22

Box 15, Folder 27

Trends in oceanography. Presidential address to the 1st IAPSO Plenary Session, Hamburg 1983 August 15

Box 15, Folder 28

Lal's write-ups 1983

Box 15, Folder 29

Speech for Science Week, "The Meaning and Excitement of Science" ca. 1985

Box 15, Folder 30

Shrelldalf meeting talk 1989 August 21

Box 15, Folder 31-32

Lal's talks 1989

Box 15, Folder 33

Lal's talks 1993-1995

Box 15, Folder 34

Aruna Lal endowment fund speech 1997 January 27

Box 15, Folder 35

Inaugural remarks given at the PRL 50th anniversary conference 1997 November 11

Box 15, Folder 36

Goldschmidt award acceptance speech 1997

Box 15, Folder 37

Indira effect undated

Box 15, Folder 38

Role of a science academy undated

Box 15, Folder 39

Lal speech - Honoring Roger Revelle undated

Box 15, Folder 40

Lal - Seminar course lecture, "New Ideas in Geosciences" undated

Box 15, Folder 41

Reminiscences of our early cosmic ray work (with Yash Pal and B. Peters) undated

Box 15, Folder 42

The variegated and resplendent world of tracks of charged particles in lunar materials: an introduction to panels of microphotographs (with prints) undated

 

SUBJECT FILES

Scope and Content of Series

Series 5) SUBJECT FILES: Arranged alphabetically by topic; includes notes on scientific subjects of interest to Lal. Also includes a selection of collected notes, writings and details of Lal's working relationship with Harmon Craig, a colleague at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography. Materials date from 1951 through 1999.
Box 16, Folder 1

Northern Holiday expedition - List of cores 1951

Box 16, Folder 2

Geophysics Research Group (Bombay) 1955-1967

Box 16, Folder 3

Meteorites - Time of fall 1960-1985

Box 16, Folder 4

Pisharoty - Speeches and writings 1966-1984

Box 16, Folder 5

Soviet/India delegations - Report by Dr. Narendra Bhandari on his visit to USSR, Lal message of welcome to Soviet delegates 1972

Box 16, Folder 6

Particle calculations 1973

Box 16, Folder 7

Shaving ideas, from "Chemical and Engineering" 1973

Box 16, Folder 8

NSF-Arizona Regional Accelerator Facility ca. 1975

General note

Includes talks on Resonance Ionization spectroscopy from PRL staff.
Box 16, Folder 9

Scripps Institute of Oceanography (SIO) and UC San Diego materials ca. 1975-1992

Box 16, Folder 10

Story of the "fall" and "recovery" of the Dhajala Meteorite shower, PRL, Ahmedabad 1976

Box 16, Folder 11

Djahala meteorite showers - Papers 1976

Box 16, Folder 12

Raman, C. V. 1978

Box 16, Folder 13

Matrix technique 1978

Box 16, Folder 14

Pseudoscience/parascience 1979

Box 16, Folder 15

China Delegation of the Indian National Science Academy, reports 1982 November-December

Box 16, Folder 16

Thermoluminescence reference material 1984

Box 17, Folder 1

Report on Infrared Astronomy and Astrophysics Programs in India 1985

Box 17, Folder 2

Indian Science Academy materials 1985-1986

Box 17, Folder 3-6

Craig, Harmon - Subject files, notes 1979-1993

Box 17, Folder 7

San Diego earth sciences observation driving route, "Earth Science 101" 1987

Box 17, Folder 8

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research materials 1988

Box 17, Folder 9

Peters, Bernard - Subject files and notes 1990-1993

Box 17, Folder 10

Space research in India report 1999

 

RESEARCH FILES

Scope and Content of Series

Series 6) RESEARCH: This series includes extensive notes, notebooks, data and research files related correspondence covering Lal's many scientific pursuits, including his experimental work in the areas of cosmic ray produced radioisotopes. Folders in this series retain Lal's original titles and are arranged roughly chronologically, with more extensive subject matter grouped together topically. The files cover the breadth of Lal's professional career from approximately 1956 through 2010.
Box 18, Folder 1

Notebook - Energy of cosmic ray particles ca. 1956-1959

Box 18, Folder 2

Notebook - Atmosphere research ca. 1957

Box 18, Folder 3

Investigations of nuclear interactions produced by cosmic rays 1958

Box 18, Folder 4

Bombay notes ca. 1961-1964

Box 18, Folder 5

Notebook - Recoil ramps ca. 1963-1965

Box 18, Folder 6

Notebook - Solar physics ca. 1969

Box 18, Folder 7

Collaborations ca. 1966-1973

Box 18, Folder 8

Isotope production rates notes ca. 1969

Box 18, Folder 9

Isotope Production notes (Lal and Peters) ca. 1969

Oversize MC-053, Folder 06

Isotope Production notebook undated

Box 19, Folder 1

Notebook - International Conference on the Isotopes in the Solar System 1997

Box 19, Folder 2-3

Track calculations Vol. 1 & 2 1969-1975

Box 19, Folder 4

Track data and summaries 1986

Box 19, Folder 5

Track work - Notebook 1987

Box 19, Folder 6

Dissolution and Behavior of Particulate Biogenic Matter 1973

Box 19, Folder 7

SIO annual reports - Lal's write-ups 1974-1985

Box 19, Folder 8

SIO memorandum and correspondence 1977-1987

Box 19, Folder 9

Tata results and correspondence 1974-1986

Box 19, Folder 10

Lerman calculations 1975-1977

Box 19, Folder 11-12

Particle work 1975-1982

Box 20, Folder 1

Notebook - Particle research undated

Box 20, Folder 2-5

Si 32 (Silicon-32) experiments - Heckman/Lal group, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory 1976-1977

Box 20, Folder 6

All Sky Camera Network project 1976-1977

Box 20, Folder 7

Large-volume filtration of ocean water (Propeller test cruise) 1977

Box 20, Folder 8

Characterization of meteorites and study of cosmic ray effects 1977

General note

A proposal for a joint study of meteorites in India.
Box 20, Folder 9

10Be in deep sea sediments - Proposal 1977

Box 20, Folder 10

Notes on current research at SIO, PRL, etc. 1977-1984

Box 20, Folder 11

Notebook - Asteroids and meteorites 1978

Box 20, Folder 12

GSI meteorites correspondence 1978-1989

Box 20, Folder 13

Notebook - Fragmentation 1978

Box 20, Folder 14

Geo-CP programs (PRL work, Ahmedabad) 1978-1982

Box 21, Folder 1-2

Solved equations/problems with methods ca. 1979

Box 21, Folder 3

Annual reports to chair, Geological Research Division, UCSD 1979-1985

Box 21, Folder 4

Xenolith data with Harmon Craig group undated

Box 21, Folder 5

Experimental work with Harmon Craig (He analysis) undated

Box 21, Folder 6

Harold Urey Proposal for an Endowed Scholarship materials ca. 1981

Box 21, Folder 7-9

Notebooks - Physical Research Laboratory 1982

Box 22, Folder 1

Old star calculations ca. 1982

Box 22, Folder 2

Star Production Rate Graphs undated

Box 22, Folder 3

Star Production (Phi dependence) - I undated

Box 22, Folder 4

Stars (F) III Phi dependence undated

Box 22, Folder 5

14C (G) Phi - I undated

Box 22, Folder 6

14C (F) Phi - II undated

Box 22, Folder 7

AHD - Phi Calculations undated

Box 22, Folder 8

Professional activities and list of courses taught by Lal 1982-2011

Box 22, Folder 9

Teaching - Warren 90, Seminar A - Nuclear clocks and notebooks 1993-1994

Box 22, Folder 10

Lal notes - IUGG 1983

Box 22, Folder 11

CO2 chemistry notes 1983

Box 22, Folder 12

CO2 study group, correspondence with Roger Revelle 1983-1984

Box 22, Folder 13

Workshop on Cosmogenic Nuclides - Lal paper 1984

Box 23, Folder 1-4

Diamond correspondence. Re: Diamond studies and sampling 1984-1994

General note

Includes sample of graphitized diamond in folder 2.
Box 23, Folder 5

Diamond gases research 1985-1988

Box 23, Folder 6

Diamond studies 1986

Box 23, Folder 7

Diamond studies - Wacker, John F. correspondence and notes for Diffusion of Helium in diamonds paper 1986-1988

Box 23, Folder 8

Research work with Craig Harmon 1987

Box 23, Folder 9

An important source of 4He and 3He in diamond 1989

Box 24, Folder 1

3He and 4He data 1993

General note

Includes correspondence with S.K. Bhattacharya.
Box 24, Folder 2

3 He and 4 He graphs ca. 1993

Box 24, Folder 3-4

Diamond data ca. 1994

Box 24, Folder 5

Diamond manuscript undated

Box 24, Folder 6-7

Diamond notes undated

Box 24, Folder 8

Diamond calculations

Box 24, Folder 9

Kimberlite origin undated

Box 24, Folder 10

Thermal conductivity data (diffusion) 1984

Box 24, Folder 11-13

Diffusion calculations 1986

Box 25, Folder 1

Diffusion studies 1988-1991

Box 25, Folder 2

1-D Diffusion, notes 1994

Box 25, Folder 3

Irradiation - Notebook 1984

Box 25, Folder 4

Boron cross sections (nuclear data center) 1984-1985

Box 25, Folder 5-6

Boron irradiation notes and correspondence 1984-1985

Box 25, Folder 7

Reedy correspondence and notes on irradiation 1984-1986

Box 25, Folder 8

Irradiation - Notes and correspondence 1986

Box 25, Folder 9

Boron cross sections correspondence (Fowler, Kapoor, Hale) 1987

Box 25, Folder 10

Boron analysis in Indian diamonds 1985

Box 25, Folder 11

Diamond irradiation data 1985-1986

Box 25, Folder 12

Diamond sample notebook 1987-1988

Box 25, Folder 13

Rock and ancient tree samples and data 1984

Box 25, Folder 14

Work with David Curtis (Los Alamos) - Correspondence re: samples and testing 1984-1988

Box 26, Folder 1

Sand samples - Doug Inman 1985

Box 26, Folder 2

Rock sample details - Notebook 1985

Box 26, Folder 3

Rock and sand sample master notebook 1990-2000

Box 26, Folder 4-7

Erosion correspondence 1984-1991

Box 26, Folder 8

Erosion notes, includes communication with Harmon Craig undated

Box 26, Folder 9

Erosion surfaces in South China undated

Box 26, Folder 10-12

Erosion calculations ca. 1986-1990

Box 27, Folder 1-3

Erosion calculations ca. 1986-1990

Box 27, Folder 4

Erosion vs Teff

Box 27, Folder 5

Erosion notes 1989

Box 27, Folder 6

Erosion correspondence 1985-1988

Box 27, Folder 7

Stochastic erosion data

Box 27, Folder 8

Low erosion rate notes 1985

Box 27, Folder 9

Erosion - Tree studies 1985

Box 27, Folder 10

Erosion - Sampling notes and correspondence 1985-1990

Box 27, Folder 11

Erosion - The Arnold Group 1989

Box 27, Folder 12

GAD notes 1985

Box 27, Folder 13

Notebook - Math and physics 1985

Box 27, Folder 14

Cosmic ray neutron calculations 1985

Box 27, Folder 15

Cosmic ray exponential absorption data and calculations undated

Box 28, Folder 1

Cosmogenic calculations undated

Box 28, Folder 2-3

Cosmogenic notes I and II

Box 28, Folder 4

Cosmogenic notes undated

Box 28, Folder 5

Cosmogenic rocks II, calculations ca. 1985-1989

Box 28, Folder 6

Cosmogenic rocks III, calculations

Box 28, Folder 7

Cosmogenic notes - H. Craig and D. Lal paper

Box 28, Folder 8

Cosmogenic results - Lal and Peters data

Box 28, Folder 9

Cosmogenic text

Box 29, Folder 1-2

Cosmogenic correspondence, letters by Lal 1985-1992

Box 29, Folder 3

Cosmogenic calculations 1999-2000

Box 29, Folder 4

Solar flare activity ca. 1987

Box 29, Folder 5

Solar cosmic ray calculations undated

Box 29, Folder 6

Simulation of cosmic ray production of medium and long-lived radionuclides in terrestrial rocks - Proposal ca. 1986

Box 29, Folder 7

Cosmic ray book correspondence 1989-1990

Box 29, Folder 8

Cosmic Ray Produced Radioactivity on The Earth 1996

Box 29, Folder 9

Studies of in-situ cosmic ray produced Carbon-14 in South Pole ice core - Proposal 1998

Box 29, Folder 10

Cosmic ray produced isotopes in ilmenite and magnetite - Proposals 1998

Box 30, Folder 1

Tech data 1985-1986

Box 30, Folder 2

Beryllium-10 (10Be) calculations 1985-1986

Box 30, Folder 3

Beryllium-10 (10Be) chemistry notes 1988

Box 30, Folder 4

Beryllium-10 (10Be) chemical procedures 1999

Box 30, Folder 5

Beryllium-10 (10Be) notes undated

Box 30, Folder 6

Beryllium-10 (10Be) chemistry procedures undated

Box 30, Folder 7

Beryllium-10 (10Be) separation by Joanna Athananopow undated

Box 30, Folder 8

10Be notes - "Important miscellaneous" undated

Box 30, Folder 9

Collaboration with B. L. K. Somayajulu 1985-1986

Box 30, Folder 10

List of grant proposals funded 1985-1994

Box 30, Folder 11

Notebooks - Past and present solar radiation; general notes 1986

Box 30, Folder 12

Technical correspondence, drafts 1986

Box 30, Folder 13

Meson experts - Notes and correspondence 1986

Box 30, Folder 14

Experimental work, research notes 1986

Box 30, Folder 15

Annealing coefficients data for all minerals/correspondence 1986

Box 30, Folder 16

Nuclear processes in diamonds and other mantle samples - Proposal 1986

Box 30, Folder 17

Polar flux 1986

Box 30, Folder 18

Polar data undated

Box 31, Folder 1

Energetic heavy ion irradiation facility in Bevalac for detector calibration studies - Proposal 1986

Box 31, Folder 2

Atomic absorption analysis - Notebook 1986

Box 31, Folder 3

LAMPF irradiation experiments (photocopied notes) 1986-1987

Box 31, Folder 4

Irradiation research 1987

Box 31, Folder 5

Notes - Book notes ca. 1987

Box 31, Folder 6

1720 Glass 1986-1987

Box 31, Folder 7

PALA mines notes 1986-1987

Box 31, Folder 8-10

Pala mine - Experiments ca. 1986-1987

Box 31, Folder 11

PALA mine experiment with Mark Laffoon 1986-1987

Box 31, Folder 12

PALA map undated

Box 31, Folder 13

Carbon 14 (C14) and Argon research notebook 1986 May-1988 February

Box 31, Folder 14

Carbon-14 (C14) and Argon-32 research notes 1987

Box 31, Folder 15

Carbon-14 (C14) and Argon (Ar) notebook #2 1988-1989

Box 31, Folder 16

Carbon-14 (C14) calculations 1990-1991

Box 31, Folder 17

Carbon-14 (C14) results 1991

Box 32, Folder 1

Carbon-14 (C14) samples 1991

Box 32, Folder 2

Carbon-14 (C14) Eigenvalues (computer calculations) 1991

Box 32, Folder 3

Carbon-14 (C14) rock notes 1991

Box 32, Folder 4

Carbon-14 (C14) experiments logbook 1991

Box 32, Folder 5

Carbon-14 (C14) experiment ca. 1992

Box 32, Folder 6

Carbon-14 (C14) Moon samples notebook 1992

Box 32, Folder 7

Carbon-14 (C14) research and data notebook 1992-1996

Box 32, Folder 8-9

Carbon-14 (C14) rock data 1993-1999

Box 32, Folder 10

Search for Carbon-14 in solar material implanted on lunar surface - Proposal 1994

Box 32, Folder 11

CR-39 work 1986-1988

Box 32, Folder 12

Sierra Nevada geological data 1986-1988

Box 33, Folder 1-6

National Science Foundation - Grant applications and reports 1986-1999

Box 33, Folder 7

Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad 1986-1990

Box 33, Folder 8-9

Los Alamos Muon experiment, with Mark Laffoon 1987

Box 33, Folder 10

Volcanic samples correspondence 1987-1988

Box 33, Folder 11

Coral sample work 1987-1993

Box 33, Folder 12

Coral samples, CaC03 measurements 1996

Box 34, Folder 1

Corals - Sample record 1999-2001

Box 34, Folder 2-3

Coral correspondence and data 2000-2002

Box 34, Folder 4

Pulsed Ruby Laser information 1988

Box 34, Folder 5

Collaboration research with Kunihiko Nishiizumi 1988

Box 34, Folder 6

Carr, Mike - Water on Mars 1988

Box 34, Folder 7-8

Water on Mars calculations ca. 1992

Box 34, Folder 9

Mars paper, notes

Box 34, Folder 10

Mars - Thin section 2005

Box 34, Folder 11

H2O2 analysis, UNH Dr. Whitlow 1989

Box 34, Folder 12-13

32P in surface sea water - Proposals 1986-1988

Box 34, Folder 14-15

R/V Sproul research program (includes 32P) 1987-1989

Box 34, Folder 16

Research Program for Cruise on R.V. Sproul 1989

Box 34, Folder 17

Phosphorus chemistry 1989

Box 34, Folder 18

Arrowhead notes 1989

Box 35, Folder 1

Beta electronics 1989

Box 35, Folder 2

Feasibility study for 36Cl production mechanisms - Proposal correspondence 1989

Box 35, Folder 3

Soil samples correspondence - Pattan and Appangoundar 1989-1990

Box 35, Folder 4

CO2-CO-quartz experimental record book 1990

Box 35, Folder 5

Notebook - Soils and quartz sampling 1991

Box 35, Folder 6

Soil dynamics and global change - Proposal 1990

Box 35, Folder 7

Soil samples (for Berylium-10 analysis) - Milan Pavich, Dept of the Interior ca. 1990

Box 35, Folder 8

Soil (Taiwanese, for Berylium-10 analysis) 1991

Box 35, Folder 9

G. Castaglioni soil sample data and correspondence 1992

Box 35, Folder 10-12

Soil samples and diagrams (for Berylium-10 analysis) 1991-1996

Box 35, Folder 13

Soil sample data 1995

Box 35, Folder 14

Soil notes ca.1993

Box 35, Folder 15

Soil studies 1995

Box 35, Folder 16

Soil weathering notes undated

Box 36, Folder 1

Scientific Advisory Board in Mainz correspondence 1989-1990

Box 36, Folder 2

Mohr Cl- determination by Ag+ titration 1989-1991

Box 36, Folder 3

Death Valley field notes 1990 May

Box 36, Folder 4

Phosphorus Biodynamic Studies Using Cosmogenic Radionuclides 7Be and 32P in Surface Waters in the Southern California Bight 1990

Box 36, Folder 5

Notebook - GIA research ca.1990-1998

Box 36, Folder 6

Geomorphology correspondence 1991-1996

Box 36, Folder 7

Notebook - Science notes 1991-2002

Box 36, Folder 8

Chemistry notes 1992

Box 36, Folder 9

Ironstone data 1992-1993

Box 36, Folder 10

Ironstone project planning 1999-2001

Box 36, Folder 11

Ironstones - Gamma ca. 2000

Box 36, Folder 12

Ironstone record book 2002

Box 36, Folder 13

Ironstones - Magnetic susceptibilities

Box 36, Folder 14

Jim Arnold Fest 1993

Box 36, Folder 15

Scientific ideas 1993

Box 36, Folder 16

New ideas - Notes undated

Box 37, Folder 1

Lunar sample results 1993

Box 37, Folder 2

Project proposal - Studies of cosmogenic 10 Be and trace elements ca. 1993

Box 37, Folder 3

Loess papers 1993-1995

Box 37, Folder 4

Loess - Weinan data ca. 1993-1997

Box 37, Folder 5

Loess - Global 10Be/9Be ca. 1993-1997

Box 37, Folder 6

Loess notebook - Data for Baoji Section 1996

Box 37, Folder 7

Loess samples from Baoji section ca. 1996

Box 37, Folder 8

Loess - Soil notes ca. 1993-1997

Box 37, Folder 9

Arctic and Antarctic ice data notes 1993-1996

Box 37, Folder 10

Sea ice records and data 1994-1996

Box 37, Folder 11

Ice sample data print-outs 1995

Box 37, Folder 12

Ice sample inventory lists 1996

Box 37, Folder 13

Ice sample correspondence 1996-1997

Box 37, Folder 14

Ice extraction notes 1996

Box 37, Folder 15

Ice sample data sheets and research 1996-1998

Box 38, Folder 1-2

Ice data sheets 1997-1998

Box 38, Folder 3

Ice proposal correspondence 1997-1998

Box 38, Folder 4

Deep Ice Science and Technology Center - Proposal 1999

Box 38, Folder 5

Ice sample work 2000

Box 38, Folder 6

Notebook - R. Ramesh 1993-1997

Box 38, Folder 7

McMurdo station research data 1994

Box 38, Folder 8

Magnetite work 1994

Box 38, Folder 9

Nuclear reactions in space ca. 1994

Box 38, Folder 10

Sample log book 1994-1997

Box 38, Folder 11

Mt. Evans rock sample data 1995

Box 38, Folder 12

Lunar samples - Nuclides 1995-1998

Box 38, Folder 13

Gu paper correspondence 1996

Box 38, Folder 14

Tektites correspondence 1996

Box 38, Folder 15

Miscellaneous notes ca. 1996

Box 39, Folder 1-3

Sands data - 10Be and 26Al concentrations in surface samples of sand dunes data 1996

General note

Includes draft of Histories of Worldwide Desert Sand Using In Situ Produced Cosmogenic 10Be and 26Al.
Box 39, Folder 4-5

Sands data undated

Box 39, Folder 6-7

Tibet proposal and correspondence 1996-1999

Box 39, Folder 8

Qinghai-Tibet Plateau Research ca. 1996

Box 40, Folder 1

Determining Tectonic Uplift Rate of Tibet Plateau 1997

Box 40, Folder 2

Tibetan rock and calcite samples data 1998

Box 40, Folder 3

Calcite data 1996-1998

Box 40, Folder 4

Constraints on tectonic uplift rate of Tibet Plateau - Project summary 1998

Box 40, Folder 5

Chinese research 1997

Box 40, Folder 6-7

3C and 4C - Notes and correspondence 1997

Box 40, Folder 8

Opal research 1997

Box 40, Folder 9

Project planning 1997

Box 40, Folder 10

Beryllium data - Accelerator Mass Spectrometry results 1997

Box 40, Folder 11

International Symposium on Marine Pollution, Monaco 1998 October

Box 40, Folder 12

Integrated biogeochemical study of the surface waters off the western coast of the United States (cosmogenic 32P and 33P) - Proposal 1998

Box 40, Folder 13

Project proposals 1999

Box 40, Folder 14

National Science Foundation Project - Accumulation histories if GISP2 ice 1999

Box 40, Folder 15

Captions and original figures 2000

Box 40, Folder 16

Sample record notebook, "new" 2000

Box 41, Folder 1

Studies of cosmogenic 10Be and 26Al - Proposal 2000

Box 41, Folder 2

ICP-AMS data 2000-2001

Box 41, Folder 3

Be 10/Be 9 calibration correspondence 2001

Box 41, Folder 4

Gamma spectra notes 2001

Box 41, Folder 5

Sample codes for Cl determination - Notebook #2 2001

Box 41, Folder 6

Sample codes for Cl determination - Notebook #6 2001

Box 41, Folder 7

Sample codes for Cl determination - Notebook #9 2001

Box 41, Folder 8

In situ measurement system project proposal 2002

Box 41, Folder 9

Revealing changes in paleo-marine chemistry, research proposal (IGPP\LLNL) 2002-2003

Box 41, Folder 10

Chemical procedures - LOIC 2002-2005

Box 41, Folder 11

Opal samples LOIC 2003

Box 42, Folder 1

AMS sample preparation - Notebook #8 2003

Box 42, Folder 2

Meteorite work - Lab notes 2005

Box 42, Folder 3

Notebook - Scintillation studies 2006

Box 42, Folder 4

Notebook - Scintillator counting results 2006

Box 42, Folder 5

P chemistry experiments 2007

Box 42, Folder 6

IODP correspondence 2007-2008

Box 42, Folder 7

IODP opal: GeoB 1028-5 Bremen core, 138-0846 Gulf Coast core 2009

Box 42, Folder 8

Opal - Daily chemistry notebook 2008

Box 42, Folder 9

Quantalus data ca. 2008

Box 42, Folder 10-11

Notebooks - Amy Moore notebook #1 & #2 2009

Box 42, Folder 12

Teaching - Introduction to isotope geochemistry 2010

Box 43, Folder 1-2

Math notes undated

Box 43, Folder 3

Notebook - Calculations of random problems undated

Box 43, Folder 4

Ocean climate paper undated

Box 43, Folder 5

210Pb chemistry undated

Box 43, Folder 6

Preparation procedures for Radiolaria undated

Box 43, Folder 7

Experimental work notes undated

Box 43, Folder 8

Sediment Studies, Berger notes and correspondence undated

Box 43, Folder 9

Geocosmophysics group program in India undated

Box 43, Folder 10

Imp. Solar System and Astrophysics Calculations undated

Box 43, Folder 11-12

Lal and Peters work, includes calculations undated

Box 43, Folder 13

Solar and cosmic elemental abundances undated

Box 43, Folder 14

Richardson's method for derivatives, math notes undated

Box 43, Folder 15

TATS[?] idea undated

Box 43, Folder 16

Annealing notes undated

Box 43, Folder 17

Project summary - National Science Foundation (NSF) Nuclear Studies of Continental Erosion Processes, partial draft undated

Box 43, Folder 18

Trace elements modeling undated

Box 44, Folder 1-2

32P calculations undated

Box 44, Folder 3

Water column processes undated

Box 44, Folder 4-6

Miscellaneous write-ups undated

 

PHOTOGRAPHS

Scope and Content of Series

Series 7) PHOTOGRAPHS: A small selection of Lal's research-related photographs and slides with numbered prints from rolls in Lal's original order. Includes other prints of samples and scientific findings in the field.
Box 44, Folder 7

Photograph data sheets ca. 1989

Box 44, Folder 8-13

Prints - Rolls A, 1-5 ca. 1989

Box 45, Folder 1-15

Prints - Rolls 6-20 ca. 1989

Box 46, Folder 1-4

Prints - Rolls 21-22, unidentified roll ca. 1989

Box 46, Folder 5-6

Tints and "tincles" pictures 1968

Box 46, Folder 7

Hard rock prints undated

Box 46, Folder 8

Berger - Photographs and detail of rock sampled by Vogt and Lal 1994

Box 46, Folder 9

Soil samples prints and pictures from an event ca. 2001

Box 46, Folder 10

Indian Space Research Organization, promotional photographs and pamphlet 2008

Box 47, Folder 1

Photographs - SIO people, TIFR Geophysics Group, Apollo

Box 47, Folder 2

Apatite - Tracks and histograms

Box 47, Folder 3

Ion prints

Box 47, Folder 4

Tracks - "Interesting features" - Prints and letter 1979

Box 47, Folder 5

Fission tracks - Prints

Box 47, Folder 6

Zircon - Prints

Box 47, Folder 7

VH tracks (Krishnaswami et al Olivine paper) - Prints

Box 47, Folder 8

VVH tracks - Prints

Box 47, Folder 9

Original photographs from published papers

Box 48, Folder 1

Electron microscope tracks - Prints

Box 48, Folder 2

Irradiated - Prints

Box 48, Folder 3

Thick/thin sections - Prints

Box 48, Folder 4

Track prints, miscellaneous

Box 48, Folder 5

Prints, miscellaneous

Box 48, Folder 6

Miscellaneous correspondence RE: Track photoprints