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   C.S. (Chien-Shiung) Wu Papers, 1945-1994 [Bulk Dates: 1960-1979]

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); C.S. (Chien-Shiung) Wu Papers; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University in the City of New York

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Series IV: Columbia University, 1945-1994

This series contains correspondence, papers, data, articles, teaching materials, and general administrative materials related to Wu's time at Columbia University. Correspondence with Columbia University faculty and administrators is also housed in Series I. Correspondence under both the alphabetical sub-series and the chronological sub-series. The series is divided into three subseries: Subseries IV.1. Affirmative Action; Subseries IV.2. Physics Department; and Subseries IV3. Assorted Materials.

Subseries IV.1: Affirmative Action, 1968-1977

This subseries contains detailed correspondence and collected data on the creation of an affirmative action program at Columbia University. Included are background materials for making decisions on the program, copies of Harvard and Princeton University's affirmative action programs, and documents concerning women at Columbia. Wu was an active member of the President's Faculty Advisory Committee for Affirmative Action and was part of a group of women members of the Committee who decided to form the Women's Caucus, which appears to have been unofficial. The material in the sub-series also contains information on the Commission on the Status of Women along with the Advisory Committee on Affirmative Action, since the two were intertwined.

Affirmative Action Program, 1972 December

Box 6
Folder 11
Data, ca. 1972
Box 6
Folder 12
Discarded Tables, 1972
Box 6
Folder 13
Equal Pension Benefits, 1975-1977
Box 6
Folder 14
Faculty Advisory Committee, 1971-1972
Box 6
Folder 15
Harlem Hospital Data, ca. 1972
Box 6
Folder 16
Harvard University, 1971-1972
Box 6
Folder 17
Information from External Sources, 1971-1976, undated
Box 6
Folder 18
Interim Affirmative Action Program, 1972 February
Box 6
Folder 19
List of Names of Female Faculty Members, 1972
Box 6
Folder 20
Marion E. Jemmott, Memo on Columbia Professional Women's Association, 1976
Box 6
Folder 21
Medical School Data Drafts, 1971-1972
Box 6
Folder 22
Original Data on Seniority, ca. 1972
Box 6
Folder 23
Princeton University, 1968-1973
Box 6
Folder 24
Ruth Harris, Carolyn Denning and Anneliese Sitarz Cases, 1975-1976
Box 6
Folder 25
Statements and Memoranda, 1972-1975, undated
Box 6
Folder 26
Tables Prepared for the Affirmative Action Committee, 1971-1972
Box 6
Folder 27
"Where We Are and How We Got There" Draft, 1975
Box 6
Folder 28
Women Members of the Faculty, Data on, 1972
Box 6
Folder 29
Women Members of President's Faculty Advisory Committee-Stamp, undated
Box 6
Folder 30
Women's Caucus, 1971-1972
Box 6
Folder 31

Subseries IV.2: Physics Department, 1958-1994

This subseries consists of material relating to the Physics Department at Columbia University. Included are reports on trips taken under the auspices of the department, class notes, and teaching materials for some of Wu's courses.

Foreign Travel Report of Visit to Second International Conference on High Energy Physics and Nuclear Structure, 1967
Box 6
Folder 32
Miscellaneous, 1958-1979 1994
Box 6
Folder 33
Nuclear Research at Columbia University, Dept. of Physics, 1963
Box 6
Folder 34
Ph.D. Qualifying Exam, 1979-1980
Box 6
Folder 35
Physics 4040y and 8057x Problem Sets and Exams, 1965-1977
Box 6
Folder 36
Report on Work in Progress of the Mössbauer Group, undated
Box 6
Folder 37
Steven C. Cheng's Notes from Wu's Advanced Nuclear Physics Class (Physics 8057x)-Part I, 1966
Box 6
Folder 38
Steven C. Cheng's Notes from Wu's Advanced Nuclear Physics Class (Physics 8057x)-Part II, 1966
Box 6
Folder 39
Trip Report to Tokyo, Japan, 1967
Box 6
Folder 40

Subseries IV.3: Assorted Materials, 1945-1979

This subseries contains general material relating to Columbia University including administrative guides, equipment orders, job postings sent to Wu from other universities, and travel reports.

Administrative Guides, 1969-1976

Box 7
Folder 1
Columbia Professional Women's Association,
Box 7
Folder 2
Equipment and Supplies, 1964-1966
Box 7
Folder 3
Job Postings, 1973-1976
Box 7
Folder 4
Nevis Laboratories, 1975-1976
Box 7
Folder 5
Personnel Information, 1945-1981
Box 7
Folder 6
TIAA, 1982-1984
Box 7
Folder 7
Travel Reports and Costs, 1965-1967, 1980
Box 7
Folder 8
Zhang Xiang, 1978-1979
Box 7
Folder 9

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