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Guide to the Papers of Serge A. Korff MC 110

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY, 10012
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Description is in English.

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Creator: Korff, Serge Alexander, 1906-
Title: Serge A. Korff Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1928-1989
Abstract: Serge A. Korff was a prominent cosmic ray physicist active in academic, governmental and international settings whose tenure at NYU was from 1941-1989. The collection encompasses Korff's professional career and includes correspondence with leading American, South American and European physicists, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows, academicians from other disciplines, professional scientific organizations, government agencies, military personnel, commercial equipment suppliers, and publishing concerns. Also included in the collection is information on research projects and expeditions; grant proposals and reports; materials on scientific conferences; students' theses and dissertations; administrative records pertaining to NYU and its physics department; and reprints of scholarly articles by Korff and others.
Quantity: 12.0 linear feet (8 boxes)
Call Phrase: MC 110