Processing grants in physics and allied fields awarded to 8 archives

The Center for History of Physics, American Institute of Physics, is pleased
to announce eight grants totaling $73,000 to process and organize
collections in physics and allied fields.  The 1999 grants are supported
jointly by the Richard Lounsbery Foundation and the Friends of the Center
for History of Physics, and they have been awarded to the following
archives:  California Institute of Technology (to process the papers of
Robert Leighton and of Robert Walker), Niels Bohr Archiv, Copenhagen (Aage
Bohr and Allan Mackintosh papers), Princeton University (survey and organize
physics collections), Smithsonian Institution Archives (Riccardo Giacconi
papers), Stanford University (Burton Richter papers), University of Alaska
(Sydney Chapman papers), University of California-Berkeley (Exploratorium
records), and University of California-San Diego (Edward Allan Frieman

The AIP History Center's Grant to Archives program is designed to increase
the money available to organize and preserve original sources in our fields
(physics, astronomy, geophysics, etc.)  The maximum amount of individual
grants is $10,000, and applicants are required to provide matching funds. 
The deadline for grant applications is July 1st.  For information check the
Center's  website at http://www.aip.org/history/grntann.htm or contact us at
chp@aip.org, phone (301) 209-3165.