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Fay Ajzenberg-Selove papers

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-001-013

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the 1947-1950 correspondence between Fay Ajzenberg-Selove and Louis Leprince-Ringue pertaining to her translation of his book "Les Rayons Cosmiques" (The Cosmic Rays) and 1991 copy of Ajzenberg-Selove's memoir typescript.

Dates

  • 1947-1950; 1991
  • Majority of material found within 1947-1950

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in French and English.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Fay Ajzenberg-Selove (1926-2012) was a nuclear physicist specializing in nuclear spectroscopy and the first full-time female faculty member at Haverford College. During her life, she was the Nuclear Physics chair of the American Physics Society and a recipient of the 2007 National Medal of Science. She died in 2012.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

Overview

The collection consists of the 1947-1950 correspondence between Fay Ajzenberg-Selove and Louis Leprince-Ringue pertaining to her translation of his book "Les Rayons Cosmiques" (The Cosmic Rays) and a 1991 copy of Ajzenberg-Selove's memoir typescript.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged chronologically.

Processing Information

Processed by Alexandra Horkava; completed September, 2019.
Title
Fay Ajzenberg-Selove papers
Author
Alexandra Horkava
Date
September, 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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