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Dana Paul Mitchell papers, 1925-1960

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0883
Bib ID 4079115 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Mitchell, Dana Paul, 1899-1966
Title Dana Paul Mitchell papers, 1925-1960
Physical Description 4 boxes (4 boxes)
Language(s) Material is in English.
Access

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This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Cataloged and listed.

Description

Summary

Professional and personal correspondence, administrative records, manuscript lecture notes, and some miscellaneous printed materials. The general correspondence file, 1927-1958, contains letters, both personal and professional, with colleagues, with and about his students, about laboratory equipment, about weapons for the Army and Navy, and with industry concerning his research. The subject file, 1926-1960, contains some additional professional and personal correspondence, a number of administrative records on property control of laboratory equipment, particularly for government research projects, other Columbia Physics Department matters, several typescripts on cyclotron coil designs, Mitchell's personal records relating to employment, and other miscellaneous personal files. There are handwritten lecture notes for Mitchell's courses, the most complete being those for Physics R6 and General Studies Physics 18.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Dana Paul Mitchell papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/89.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

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"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
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"ArchivedGRID"
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. Physics Department Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cyclotrons -- Designs and plans Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Industries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Physicists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Physics -- Laboratories Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Physics -- Research Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Physics -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States. Army Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States. Navy Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Professor of physics at Columbia University, 1921-1966. Columbia University, Ph.D., 1936.