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George Gamow and Barbara Gamow papers, 1915-1975

Author: George Gamow; Barbara Gamow
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Correspondence, drafts of speeches, articles, and books, and other papers relating principally to Gamow's career as an astronomer and physicist and to his role as a popularizer of science. Subjects include astronomy, astrophysics, cosmology, genetic coding, nuclear energy, nuclei, number theory, quasars, RNA coding, and theoretical physics. Correspondents include Ralph Alpher, Sir John Cockcroft, Pascal Covici,
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Genre/Form: History
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Ralph Alpher; Sybille Bedford; Stan Brakhage; James Broughton; John Cockcroft, Sir; Pascal Covici; Charles Louis Critchfield; E E Cummings; P A M Dirac; Bernard Z Friedlander; Elizebeth Friedman; William F Friedman; Albert Léon Guérard; Robert Herman; Raymond P Holden; Edward Niles Hooker; Evelyn Caldwell Hooker; J Allen Hynek; Frances Theiss James; Garner James; Eda Lord; Ronald Mansbridge; John Martin; Marion Morehouse; N F Mott, Sir; Charles Norman; Ronald Searle; Albert Szent-Györgyi; Edward Teller; Martynas Yčas; Ralph Alpher; Sybille Bedford; Stan Brakhage; James Broughton; John Cockcroft, Sir; Pascal Covici; Charles Louis Critchfield; E E Cummings; P A M Dirac; Bernard Z Friedlander; Elizebeth Friedman; William F Friedman; Albert Léon Guérard; Robert Herman; Raymond P Holden; Edward Niles Hooker; Evelyn Caldwell Hooker; J Allen Hynek; Frances Theiss James; Garner James; Eda Lord; Ronald Mansbridge; John Martin; Marion Morehouse; N F Mott, Sir; Charles Norman; Ronald Searle; Albert Szent-Györgyi; Edward Teller; Martynas Yčas
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Gamow; Barbara Gamow
OCLC Number: 70981157
Language Note: Collection material in English.
Description: 8,000 items. 30 containers plus 1 oversize. 12.8 linear feet.

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Correspondence, drafts of speeches, articles, and books, and other papers relating principally to Gamow's career as an astronomer and physicist and to his role as a popularizer of science. Subjects include astronomy, astrophysics, cosmology, genetic coding, nuclear energy, nuclei, number theory, quasars, RNA coding, and theoretical physics. Correspondents include Ralph Alpher, Sir John Cockcroft, Pascal Covici, Charles Louis Critchfield, P.A.M. Dirac, William F. and Elizebeth Friedman, Robert Herman, J. Allen Hynek, Ronald Mansbridge, Sir N.F. Mott, Ronald Searle, Albert Szent-Györgyi, Edward Teller, and Martynas Yčas.

Papers of Barbara Gamow consist chiefly of personal correspondence and relate in part to her literary interests and work in publishing. Her correspondents include Sybille Bedford, Stan Brakhage, James Richard Broughton, E.E. Cummings, Bernard Z. Friedlander, Albert Léon Guérard, Raymond P. Holden, Edward Niles and Evelyn Caldwell Hooker, Garner and Frances Theiss James, Eda Lord, Marion Morehouse, Charles Norman, and Morgan Shepard (pseud. John Martin).

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