Fay Ajzenberg-Selove papers
Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041
This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.
Overview and metadata sections
Fay Ajzenberg-Selove (1926-2012) was a nuclear physicist specializing in nuclear spectroscopy and the first full-time female faculty member at Haverford College. During her life, she was the Nuclear Physics chair of the American Physics Society and a recipient of the 2007 National Medal of Science. She died in 2012.
The collection consists of the 1947-1950 correspondence between Fay Ajzenberg-Selove and Louis Leprince-Ringue pertaining to her translation of his book "Les Rayons Cosmiques" (The Cosmic Rays) and 1991 copy of Ajzenberg-Selove's memoir typescript.
Materials are arranged chronologically.
Processed by Alexandra Horkava; completed September, 2019.
- Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
- Finding Aid Author
- Alexandra Horkava
- Finding Aid Date
- September, 2019
- Access Restrictions
The collection is open for research use.
- Use Restrictions
Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).