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Collection Summary

Title Charles H. Townes Papers
Span Dates 1931-2013; bulk 1991-2011
Accession Number 2014-060
Creator Townes, Charles H., 1915-2015
Extent 14.13 linear feet (14 boxes, 6 boxes of glass slides)
Language English
Processed by Students Mark Perry and Krissa Stewart assisted Julia A. Cowart in processing the collection. Julia Cowart completed the finding aid in 2021.
Collection Summary Physicist, astrophysicist, and educator. Correspondence, computation notebooks, technical memoranda and notes, subject files, speeches, writings, awards, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Townes's career beginning in 1931.