Summary


Overview

Creator:

Bleakney, Walker, 1901-1992.

Title:

Walker Bleakney Papers

Dates:

1920s-1961

Size:

16.30 cubic feet, 18 boxes, 9 cartons

Call number:

C0604

Storage note:

This collection is stored at ReCAP.

Some or all of this collection is stored offsite, which may delay delivery time.

Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room .

Location:

Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
One Washington Road
Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA

Language(s) of material:

English.


Abstract

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 This collection consists of Bleakney’s papers, including published and unpublished reports, drafts of articles, graphic data and photographs of experiments, and other material concerning Bleakney's defense-related research on shock waves at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.