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Accession Processed in 1988

 

CORRESPONDENCE

 

General Correspondence

box 1, folder 1

General Correspondence 1933 - 1934

box 1, folder 2

General Correspondence 1935

box 1, folder 3

General Correspondence 1936

box 1, folder 4

General Correspondence 1937

box 1, folder 5

General Correspondence 1938

box 1, folder 6

General Correspondence 1939

box 1, folder 7

General Correspondence 1940

box 1, folder 8

General Correspondence 1941

box 1, folder 9

General Correspondence 1942

box 1, folder 10

General Correspondence 1943

box 1, folder 11

General Correspondence 1944

box 1, folder 12

General Correspondence 1945

box 1, folder 13

General Correspondence 1946

box 1, folder 14

General Correspondence 1947

box 1, folder 15

General Correspondence 1948

box 1, folder 16

General Correspondence 1949

box 1, folder 17

General Correspondence 1950

box 1, folder 18

General Correspondence 1951

box 1, folder 19

General Correspondence 1952

box 1, folder 20

General Correspondence 1953

box 1, folder 21

General Correspondence 1954

box 1, folder 22

General Correspondence 1955

box 1, folder 23

General Correspondence 1956

box 1, folder 24

General Correspondence 1957

box 1, folder 25

General Correspondence 1958

box 1, folder 26

General Correspondence 1959

box 1, folder 27

General Correspondence 1960

box 1, folder 28

General Correspondence 1961

box 1, folder 29

General Correspondence 1962

box 2, folder 1

General Correspondence 1963

box 2, folder 2

General Correspondence 1963

box 2, folder 3

General Correspondence 1964

box 2, folder 4

General Correspondence 1964

box 2, folder 5

General Correspondence 1965

box 2, folder 6

General Correspondence 1966

box 2, folder 7

General Correspondence 1967

box 2, folder 8

General Correspondence 1968

box 2, folder 9

General Correspondence 1969

box 2, folder 10

General Correspondence 1970

box 2, folder 11

General Correspondence 1971

box 2, folder 12

General Correspondence 1972

box 2, folder 13

General Correspondence 1973

 

Edward Teller Correspondence

box 3, folder 1

Edward Teller Correspondence

Note

No Date
box 3, folder 2

Edward Teller Correspondence 1939 - 1941

box 3, folder 3

Edward Teller Correspondence 1944

box 3, folder 4

Edward Teller Correspondence 1945

box 3, folder 5

Edward Teller Correspondence 1946 - 1947

box 3, folder 6

Edward Teller Correspondence 1947

Note

[Summer]
box 3, folder 7

Edward Teller Correspondence 1948 - 1949

box 3, folder 8

Edward Teller Correspondence 1950

Note

Los Alamos
box 3, folder 9

Edward Teller Correspondence 1950 - 1951

Note

Los Alamos and leaving Los Alamos
box 3, folder 10

Edward Teller Correspondence 1952

Note

Livermore, California
box 3, folder 11

Edward Teller Correspondence 1953

box 3, folder 12

Edward Teller Correspondence 1954

Note

Berkeley, Radiation Laboratory
box 3, folder 13

Edward Teller Correspondence 1955

Note

Livermore, California
box 3, folder 14

Edward Teller Correspondence 1956

Note

Berkeley
box 3, folder 15

Edward Teller Correspondence 1960

Note

Berkeley
box 3, folder 16

Edward Teller Correspondence 1963 - 1969

box 3, folder 17

Edward Teller Correspondence 1971

Note

Livermore, California
 

Undated Correspondence (arranged alphabetically )

box 3, folder 18

Undated Correspondence

Note

A - H
box 3, folder 19

Undated Correspondence

Note

I - Z
 

Family Correspondence (in German)

box 3, folder 20

Family Correspondence (in German) - Maria Wolff (Mayer's mother) 1929

box 3, folder 21

Family Correspondence (in German) - Maria Wolff (Mayer's mother) 1930

box 3, folder 22

Family Correspondence (in German) - Maria Wolff (Mayer's mother) 1930

box 3, folder 23

Family Correspondence (in German) - Maria Wolff (Mayer's mother) 1931

box 4, folder 1

Family Correspondence (in German) - Maria Wolff (Mayer's mother) 1932

box 4, folder 2

Family Correspondence (in German) - Maria Wolff (Mayer's mother) 1933

box 4, folder 3

Family Correspondence (in German) - Maria Wolff (Mayer's mother) 1933

box 4, folder 4

Family Correspondence (in German) - Maria Wolff (Mayer's mother) 1934

box 4, folder 5

Family Correspondence (in German) - Maria Wolff (Mayer's mother) 1935

box 4, folder 6

Family Correspondence (in German) - Maria Wolff (Mayer's mother) 1936

box 4, folder 7

Family Correspondence (in German) - Maria Wolff (Mayer's mother)

Note

No Date
box 4, folder 8

Family Correspondence (in German) - Catherine Mayer (mother) to Maria Wolff 1930 - 1932

box 4, folder 9

Family Correspondence (in German) - Hannah Fehler 1937 - 1968

box 4, folder 10

Family Correspondence (in German) - Kathe Fehler 1937 - 1951

box 4, folder 11

Family Correspondence (in German) - Wilhelm Fehler 1945 - 1962

box 4, folder 12

Family Correspondence (in German) - Heinrich Goeppert 1926 - 1933

box 4, folder 13

Family Correspondence (in German) - Otto Goeppert 1937 - 1941

box 4, folder 14

Family Correspondence (in German) - Vera Goeppert 1950 - 1971

box 4, folder 15

Family Correspondence (in German) - Miscellaneous Goeppert Family Members

Note

No Date
box 4, folder 16

Family Correspondence (in German) - Margarete Marquardt 1949 - 1964

box 4, folder 17

Family Correspondence (in German) - Niels Marquardt 1970 - 1971

 

REPRINTS, WRITINGS AND LECTURES

 

Reprints

box 5, folder 1

Reprints 1925 - 1938

box 5, folder 2

Reprints 1940 - 1949

box 5, folder 3

Reprints 1950 - 1952

box 5, folder 4

Reprints 1953 - 1958

box 5, folder 5

Reprints 1960 - 1965

 

Writings and Lectures

box 5, folder 6

DYNAMISCHE GITTERTHEORIE DER KRISTALLE, with Max Born

Note

ca. 1931. Item has been removed and added to Rare Book Collection. A list laid into the front of the book is retained in this folder.
box 5, folder 7

Elementary Theory of Nuclear Shell Structure - Reviews and Illustrations 1955

box 5, folder 8

Magic Numbers in Nuclear Structure, UCSD Faculty Lectures

Note

Handwritten draft. September 23, 1960
box 5, folder 9

Shell Model 1963

box 5, folder 10

Fine Arts Society Lecture 1964

box 5, folder 11

Changing Status of Women as Seen by a Scientist

Note

Speech delivered in Japan, ca. 1965
box 5, folder 12

Hans Jensen Biography written for the ENCYCLOPEDIA AMERICANA 1965

box 5, folder 13

Speech to the New Citizens

Note

January 7, 1966
box 5, folder 14

Obituary for Max Born

Note

January 1970
box 5, folder 15

Book Review for the AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICS - "Physics in My Generation"

Note

By Max Born. Reviewed September 1970
box 5, folder 16

On the Abundance and Origin of Elements

Note

With Edward Teller. Undated
 

Writings by Other Authors

box 5, folder 17

Fermi, Enrico

Note

"Polarization of High Energy Protons Scattered by Nuclei" 1954. Also includes "Uber die Anwendung der statistischen methode auf die probleme des Atombaues" No Date
box 5, folder 18

Suess, Hans E. "Contributions to Science"

Note

Undated
 

RESEARCH NOTEBOOKS AND CLASS LECTURES

 

Notebooks

box 6, folder 1

Notebook One - Part 1

box 6, folder 2

Notebook One - Part 2

box 6, folder 3

Notebook One - Part 3

box 6, folder 4

Notebook Two - Miscellaneous experimental

box 6, folder 5

Notebook Three - Part 1

box 6, folder 6

Notebook Three - Part 2

box 6, folder 7

Notebook Four - Part 1

box 6, folder 8

Notebook Four - Part 2

box 7, folder 1

Notebook Five - Part 1

box 7, folder 2

Notebook Five - Part 2

box 7, folder 3

Notebook Six -- Thermodynamics

box 7, folder 4

Notebook Seven -- "Chaneleer Laboratories"

Note

No Date
box 7, folder 5

Notebook Eight -- untitled

box 7, folder 6

Notebook Nine -- Quantum Mechanics III -- Fall 1955

box 7, folder 7

Notebook Ten -- Class Lecture

box 7, folder 8

Notebook Eleven -- Poetry

 

Research Subjects

box 7, folder 9

Irrotational Flow

box 8, folder 1

Neptuniam Hexafluoride

box 8, folder 2

Opacity

box 8, folder 3

Quantum Theory

box 8, folder 4

Rand Radio Signal

box 8, folder 5

Superconductivity

box 8, folder 6

Transuranic Elements

 

TEACHING MATERIALS

 

University of Chicago, 1947-1956

box 8, folder 7

Atomic Physics 231 1947

box 8, folder 8

Physics 241/242 1947 - 1949

Note

Course outlines and examinations
box 8, folder 9

Physics 251 (Thermodynamics) 1949 - 1951

box 8, folder 10

Physics 252 (Statistical Mechanics)

Note

ca. 1949
box 8, folder 11

Miscellaneous course outlines

 

University of California, San Diego, 1960-1970

box 8, folder 12

Nuclear Physics 213

box 8, folder 13

Nuclear Physics 213

box 8, folder 14

213A - Theoretical Nuclear Physics

Note

Taught by Keith Brueckner
box 8, folder 15

213B - Theoretical Nuclear Physics

Note

Taught by Keith Brueckner
box 8, folder 16

Advanced Nuclear Physics 222

box 8, folder 17

Candidacy examination for the Department of Physics

box 8, folder 18

Development of undergraduate curriculum for Physics and Chemistry

box 9, folder 1

Miscellaneous outlines and examinations

Note

undated
 

BIOGRAPHICAL MATERIALS

box 9, folder 2

Autobiographies

box 9, folder 3

Biographical Information

Note

Correspondence with biographical reference publishers
box 9, folder 4

Birth, Death, and Marriage Certificates / Medical History

box 9, folder 5, oversize MC03715

Charcoal Portrait of Maria and Joe Mayer 1966

box 9, folder 6

Genealogical Chart

box 9, folder 7

Naturalization Documents

Note

U.S. Immigrant Identification Card, February 25, 1930. Naturalization Paper, March 13, 1933
box 9, folder 8

Obituaries

box 9, folder 9

Photographs - Portraits

box 9, folder 10

Photographs

Note

ca. 1920 - 1930
box 9, folder 11

Photographs

Note

ca. 1930
box 9, folder 12

Photographs - Heidelberg

Note

February 7, 1951
box 9, folder 13

Photographs - "Bothe-Festspiele" 1951

box 9, folder 14

Photographs - "International Conference on Nuclear Structure"

Note

September 8, 1957 - September 14, 1957 - Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovoth, Israel
box 9, folder 15

Photographs - Nobel Prize Ceremony 1963

box 9, folder 16

Photographs - Graduate students at UCSD 1960 - 1964

box 9, folder 17

Photographs - Women in Science

Note

February 24, 1964
box 9, folder 18

Photographs - Gordon Research Conference

Note

August 23,1965 - August 27,1965 Kimball Union Academy. Meriden, New Hampshire
box 9, folder 19

Photographs - At the University of Portland with the Reverend Joseph L. Poivers

Note

June 12, 1968
box 9, folder 20

Photographs - "Lindau 19" 1968

box 9, folder 21, oversize MC03715

Photographs - Instituts Internationaux de Physique et de Chimie

Note

May 5, 1969 - May 10, 1969
box 9, folder 22

Photographs - International Conference on Statistical Mechanics 1968

box 9, folder 23

Photographs - Miscellaneous

Note

No Date
box 9, folder 24

Moon, the atom ... and the urge to know

Note

A special report to the Regents of the University of California, ca. 1968
box 9, folder 25

Vitae

 

NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS

box 9, folder 26

About Maria Goeppert Mayer 1933 - 1956

box 9, folder 27

About Maria Goeppert Mayer 1960 - 1962

box 9, folder 28

About Maria Goeppert Mayer

Note

November 5-6, 1963
box 9, folder 29

About Maria Goeppert Mayer

Note

November - December 1963
box 9, folder 30

About Maria Goeppert Mayer 1964

box 9, folder 31

About Maria Goeppert Mayer 1965

box 9, folder 32

About Maria Goeppert Mayer 1966 - 1972

box 9, folder 33

Miscellaneous clippings not about Maria Mayer

 

SUBJECT MATERIALS

box 9, folder 34

American Academy of Arts and Science / American Philosophical Society

Note

Statement on U.S. policy in Vietnam
box 10, folder 1

Brueckner contract with the Atomic Energy Commission 1960 - 1971

box 10, folder 2

Calling cards/nameplate

box 10, folder 3

Certificates

Note

Daughters of the American Revolution; ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA; University of California Regents
box 10, folder 4

Dag Hammarskjold Foundation

box 10, folder 5

Financial materials (primarily in German)

box 10, folder 6, oversize MC03715

GOTTINGER TAGEBLATT

Note

April 29, 1936
box 10, folder 7

Gottingen University. List of friends and visitors from the U.S.

Note

No Date
box 10, folder 8, oversize MC03715

HAMBURGER TAGEBLATT

Note

September 16, 1935
box 10, folder 9

Heidelberg Conference 1951

Note

Agenda and etc.
box 10, folder 10

Honorary Degrees -- citations and programs

Note

Russell Sage College,1960; Mount Holyoke College,1961; Ripon College 1970
box 10, folder 11

Kanpur Indo - American Program materials

box 10, folder 12

National Academy of Science Centennial

Note

Participation/academic costume information
box 10, folder 13

National Citizens Organizing Committee for Johnson-Humphrey

Note

Roster of members
box 10, folder 14

New Year's Eve Parties 1952 - 1959

Note

Invitation lists and menus
box 10, folder 15

Nobel Foundation - Nobel Prize Lecture "The Shell Model"

Note

December 12, 1963
box 10, folder 16

Nobel Foundation - Das Schalenmodell des Atomkerns (German translation of Nobel

box 10, folder 17

Nobel Foundation - Correspondence regarding the publication of the Nobel Prize L

box 10, folder 18

Nobel Foundation - Invitaitons to events in Stockholm

box 10, folder 19

Nobel Foundation - Letters of congratulation

box 10, folder 20

Nobel Foundation - Newspaper Clippings

box 10, folder 21

Nobel Foundation - Miscellaneous Materials

box 10, folder 22

Nursery School Report for Marianne Mayer

box 10, folder 23

Poetry and Prose

box 11, folder 1

Programs

Note

National Academy of Sciences, 1956; LOS ANGELES TIMES, 1962; Women of the Year Awards; American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1963; American Academy of Achievement, 1971; Die Tagungen der Nobelpriestager in Lindau, 1971
box 11, folder 2

Reprints of a work by Maria Mayer's father, Friederich Goeppert

Note

"Festrede Gehalten Bei Der Reichsgrundungsfeier"; and another reprint -- "Ein Morgan in der Kinderklinik" 1920
box 11, folder 3

Scientific notes and papers

box 11, folder 4

Tanganjika Territory, Poland, inheritance documents

box 11, folder 5

Travel Materials -- passports, itineraries, bills

box 11, folder 6

University of California - Miscellaneous materials

box 11, folder 7

Women's Week in Japan 1965

Note

Ephemera
box 11, folder 8

Other individual's writings - Max Born

box 11, folder 9

Other individual's writings - Johannes Jensen

box 11, folder 10

Other individual's writings - Eugene Wigner

box 11, folder 11

Originals of Preservation Photocopies

 

Accession Processed in 1997

 

PHOTOGRAPHS

box 12, folder 1, oversize FB18801

Alfred Nobel Dinner, Los Angeles 1964

box 12, folder 2, oversize FB18802

Photographs taken at the time of notification of Nobel Prize Award

box 12, folder 3, oversize FB18901

Women's Week in Japan

Note

Photograph album of Mayer's trip to Japan, April 1965.
 

AWARDS, CERTIFICATES AND DIPLOMAS

box 12, folder 4, oversize FB18803

Awards, certificates and diplomas. 1930 - 1969

box 12, folder 5, oversize FB18804

Pillars of American Freedom Award 1964

box 12, folder 6

Who's Who in the World 1971 - 1972