North Carolina State University, College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Department of Physics Records 1916-2008

Creator
North Carolina State University. Department of Physics
Size
0.75 linear feet
Call number
UA 135.015

The records of the North Carolina State University Department of Physics contain announcements, brochures, correspondence, departmental goals, list of faculty members, minutes, newsletters, programs, reports, and test books. The records document the academic and administrative activities of the department from 1916 to 2008.

The Department of Physics at North Carolina State University dates back to the early years of the twentieth century. It was one of the original departments in the School (later College) of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, which was established in 1960. Physics had previously been under the School of Engineering. The department played an important role in the development of the nuclear reactor at NC State.

Biographical/historical note

The Department of Physics at North Carolina State University dates back to the early years of the twentieth century. It was one of the original departments in the School (later College) of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, which was established in 1960. Physics had previously been under the School of Engineering. The department played an important role in the development of the nuclear reactor at NC State. In 2013 the Department of Physics became part of NC State's new, comprehensive College of Sciences.

Scope/content

The records of the North Carolina State University Department of Physics contain announcements, brochures, correspondence, departmental goals, list of faculty members, minutes, newsletters, programs, reports, and test books. The records document the academic and administrative activities of the Department from 1916 to 2008.

Physical description

1 archival box, 1 archival half box

Arrangement

Materials are arranged alphabetically by topic or title.

Use of these materials

North Carolina State University owns copyright to this collection. Individuals obtaining materials from the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections Research Center are responsible for using the works in conformance with United States copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University, College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Department of Physics Records, UA 135.015, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Related material

Source of acquisition

Transferred by North Carolina State University, Department of Physics.

Processing information

Processed by: Lauren Garbrick and Hermann Trojanowski; Susanne Hutchison, 2009 July; Cate Putirskis, 2009 August; machine-readable finding aid created by: Russell S. Koonts; Katherine M. Wisser; Pat Webber; Finding aid updated to reflect additions to the collection: by Susanne Hutchison, 2009 July; Cate Putirskis, 2009 August; Cathy Dorin-Black, 2011 August; Todd Kosmerick, 2014 Aug.

Colloquia Flyers 1965
Box 1, Folder 1
Colloquia Flyers 1976
Box 1, Folder 2
The Department of Physics: A Proud History and a Bright Future , by Jasper D. Memory and Raymond E. Fornes 13 Oct. 2007
Half box 2, Folder 1
Electric guitar (artifact) (Accession 2011.0026) circa 1940

This electric guitar was created by William Sidney Wilson, a Yanceyville native who was an electrical engineering student at NC State College. It won first prize in the Engineering Fair.

This item is currenly on loan, 7/16/2012.

Oversize box 3
Electric guitar (artifact) (Accession 2011.0026) circa 1940

This electric guitar is a Hawaiian model created by William Sidney Wilson, a Yanceyville native who was an electrical engineering student at NC State College.

Oversize box 4
Faculty Meeting Minutes 1995-1996
Box 1, Folder 3
Faculty Meeting Minutes 1996-1997
Box 1, Folder 4
Faculty Meeting Minutes 1997-1998
Box 1, Folder 5
Faculty Meeting Minutes 1998-1999
Box 1, Folder 6
Faculty Members List 1936-1957
Box 1, Folder 7
Gould (Chris) Digital Files 1995-2005 (bulk 2004-2005)
Size: 13 megabytes

Digital content. Copies of digital files are available upon request.

Graduate and Undergraduate Studies Information Brochures and Booklets 1960-1983
Box 1, Folder 8
Guide for Undergraduate Physics Majors 1982
Half box 2, Folder 4
Items concerning the Physics Department May 1995
Half box 2, Folder 8
Laboratory Name, Dr. William Kearney Carr 1916-1938
Box 1, Folder 9
Lecture Series Flyers 1984
Box 1, Folder 10
Lecture Flyer 1985
Box 1, Folder 11
Lecture Flyers 1987
Box 1, Folder 12
Lecture, John B. Derieux Science, Flyer 1982
Box 1, Folder 13
Lecture, John B. Derieux Science, Flyer 1983
Box 1, Folder 14
Public Lecture Announcement 1964
Box 1, Folder 15
Lecture, L.H. Thomas, Programs 1980-2006
Box 1, Folder 16
A Look Inside Physics at NC State newletters Summer 2007-Winter 2008
Half box 2, Folder 2
Physics Department Activities 1980
Half box 2, Folder 5
Physics Department Activities 1981
Half box 2, Folder 6
Physics Department Activities 1982
Half box 2, Folder 7
Physics Newsletters 1989-1990
Box 1, Folder 17
Physics Newsletters 1995-1996
Box 1, Folder 18
Physics Newsletters 1996-1997
Box 1, Folder 19
Physics Newsletters 1997-1998
Box 1, Folder 20
Physics Newsletters 1998-1999
Box 1, Folder 21
Physics Newsletters 1999-2000
Box 1, Folder 22
"Physics" pin (artifact) circa 2007
Half box 2, Folder 3
Physics 205 and 208 Tests and Exams with Answers by Patty and Jenkins 1982-1983
Box 1, Folder 23
Physics 205 and 208 Tests and Exams with Answers by Patty and Jenkins 1983-1984
Box 1, Folder 24
Physics 205 and 208 Tests and Exams with Answers by Jenkins 1985-1986
Box 1, Folder 25
Physics 205 and 208 Tests and Exams with Answers by Jenkins 1986-1987
Box 1, Folder 26
Progress and Plans of the Department of Physics Report 1962
Box 1, Folder 27
Role of the Department of Physics in the School of Physical Sciences and Applied Mathematics Report 1959
Box 1, Folder 28
Seminar Flyer 1962
Box 1, Folder 29
Status, Goals, and Needs of the Department Report 1961
Box 1, Folder 30

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University, College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Department of Physics Records, UA 135.015, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

North Carolina State University owns copyright to this collection. Individuals obtaining materials from the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections Research Center are responsible for using the works in conformance with United States copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.