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Finding Aid for the Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics : Records of the UCLA Website, 1912-2001, [bulk] 1920-1998
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Historical Note
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Processing Note
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics : Records of the UCLA Website
    Date (inclusive): 1912-2001, [bulk] 1920-1998
    Collection number: 458
    Extent: 21 boxes (10.5 linear ft.)
    Abstract: The records include documentation of the original papers in which discoveries were first reported, biographical material, including some photographs, and descriptions vetted by Field Editors.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Historical Note

    The website, Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics http://cwp.library.ucla.edu/   presents important and original contributions made in the field of physics before 1976 by 20th-century women scientists; 83 women are included on the website, spanning the first three quarters of the 20th century, at which time women were sparsely represented in the field.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of documentation of the original papers in which discoveries were first reported, biographical material, including some photographs, and descriptions vetted by Field Editors.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Research office files (pre- and post-1950)
    2. Unposted materials (Field Editor copies)
    3. Research files (Field Editor files).

    Processing Note

    Processed by Norma Williamson, August 2006.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Women in physics --Archival resources.
    Webmasters --California --Los Angeles --Archival resources.
    Web sites --California --Los Angeles --Archival resources.

    Other Index Terms Related to this Collection

    Records of the UCLA website, Contributions of 20th century women to physics