Bleakney, Walker, 1901-1992.
16.30 cubic feet, 18 boxes, 9 cartons
Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections
One Washington Road
Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA
Walker Bleakney was a renowned physicist who served as a Princeton professor of physics (1932-1969) and chairman of the physics department (1960-1967). This collection consists of Bleakney’s papers, including published and unpublished reports, drafts of articles, graphic data and photographs of experiments, and other material concerning Bleakney's defense-related research on shock waves at the Princeton Gas Dynamics Laboratory, as well as lecture notes and correspondence.