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Allan M. Cormack Papers

Call Number: MS018
Scope and Contents
This collection includes papers documenting Allan M. Cormack's professional life, beginning with his early career at the University of Cape Town. The bulk of the material originates from Cormack's years as a professor of physics at Tufts. The material includes correspondence; notes and calculations; experimental data; reports, manuscripts, preprints, and reprints; lectures; course material; overhead transparencies; photographs; and video footage of a television interview with Cormack. These items relate to Cormack's scientific interests, including his research in particle and medical physics and applied mathematics, as well as other aspects of his physics career, such as pedagogical and administrative duties and peer and tenure review. Also recorded are Cormack's activities relating to the Nobel Prize and the Nobel Foundation.
Language of Materials
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Some material in this collection may be protected by copyright and other rights. Please see “Reproductions and Use” on the Digital Collections and Archives website for more information about reproductions and permission to publish. Any intellectual property rights that the donor possesses have been transferred to Tufts University.
This collection is organized into eight series: Subject files; Notebooks; Correspondence; Meetings, ceremonies, lectures, and professional travel; Curricular material; Publications and presentations; Papers by other scientists; Photographs.
1909 -- 1997
12.85 Linear Feet (16 boxes)
Related Names
Cormack, Allan MacLeod
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