Guide to Brookhaven National Laboratory Bubble Chamber Records

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0522
Creators:
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1959 - 1960
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.67 Cubic feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Documentary materials relating to the construction and operation of the 80-inch hydrogen bubble chamber at Brookhaven National Laboratory: a 16mm film of the construction of the bubble chamber; 6 reels of audiotapes from the operation of the bubble chamber, 8 rolls of 70mm film of particle tracks; 3 rolls of 35mm film of particle tracks; a log book of the bubble chamber, recording the discovery of the Omega-minus particle; an operations manual for the chamber; and a "user package" for the chamber. Some of the film records the discovery of the Omega-minus particle.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series. Unarranged.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
This is an unprocessed collection.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Separated Materials
The bubble chamber itself is in the Division of Medicine and Science. See Accession no. 1978.2309.
Processing Information
Collection processed by NMAH Staff, 1998.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Brookhaven National Laboratory, through Bernard J. McAlary, 1994, December 15.

Bibliography
Bibliography
See "80-inch Bubble Chamber" by Brookhaven National Laboratory, http://www.bnl.gov/bnlweb/history/80_inch.asp.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Brookhaven National Laboratory Bubble Chamber Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Collected by the Division of Electricity and Modern Physics, NMAH, transferred to the Archives Center December 12, 1994.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Particles (Nuclear physics) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Audiotapes -- 1950-2000 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Particle tracks Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nuclear physics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bubble chambers Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Motion pictures (visual works) -- 1960-1980 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Accelerators Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Logs (records) Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 35mm -- 1950-2000 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 70mm -- 1950-2000 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Subatomic particles Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Dept. of Energy Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives