Nobel Hall of Science Dedication Collection, 1962-1963.

GACA Collection 184



Nobel Hall of Science Dedication Collection, 1962-1963.  GACA Collection 184.  1 Hollinger box and 1 flat box.


ABSTRACT:

The Nobel Hall of Science Dedication collection contains materials from the dedication planning and ceremony for the Nobel Hall of Science at Gustavus Adolphus College on 4 May 1963.  Included in the collection are news releases and articles, programs, reservation lists and arrangements for guests, a guest book, addresses and greetings, correspondence, a photo album and some scrapbooks of newspaper clippings.


HISTORICAL NOTE:

The Nobel Hall of Science dedication was attended by 26 Nobel Laureates from all over the United States and Sweden.  This was the third largest gathering of Nobel Laureates in history.  The dedication was also attended by representatives of the Nobel Foundation, including three of the eight members of its board of directors, who came from Sweden for the event.  They were the chairman of the board, executive director of the foundation, the vice-president of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and director of the Stockholm Observatory, and an ambassador for the Swedish government.

Nobel Laureates in attendance:
Dr. James Franck
Dr. Harold C. Urey
Dr. William P. Murphy
Dr. Carl D. Anderson
Dr. Peter J.W. Debye
Dr. Edward A. Doisy
Dr. Wendell M. Stanley
Dr. Carl F. Cori
Dr. Arne Tiselius
Dr. Ralph J. Bunche
Dr. Philip S. Hench
Dr. Edward C. Kendall
Dr. Edwin M. McMillan
Dr. Glenn T. Seaborg
Dr. Linus C. Pauling
Dr. Polykarp Kusch
Dr. Walter H. Brattain
Dr. William B. Shockley
Dr. Andre F. Cournand
Dr. Edward L. Tatum
Dr. Emilio G. Segre
Dr. Severo Ochoa
Dr. Robert Hofstadter
Dr. Rudolf Moessbauer
Dr. Melvin Calvin
Dr. Georg Von Bekesy

*Information taken from collection.


RESTRICTIONS:
There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Researchers must use collection in accordance with the policies of the College Archives, the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library, and Gustavus Adolphus College.


COLLECTION CITATION:

Nobel Hall of Science Dedication Collection, 1962-1963. GACA Collection 184.  Gustavus Adolphus College Archives, St. Peter, Minnesota.


ACQUISITION:

Chester Johnson in the Geology Department transferred part this collection during 1985.

The Development Office transferred part of this collection at an unknown date.


PROCESSED BY:
Adrianna Darden processed this collection and developed the finding aid during January 2010.


SUBJECT HEADINGS:

Gustavus Adolphus College.
Gustavus Adolphus College – Buildings.
College buildings – Minnesota – St. Peter.
Dedication services.
Nobel Prize winners – Photographs.


GACA Collection 184

Box

Folder

Addresses and Greetings, 1963

1

5

Arrangements for Guests, 1963

1

3

Biographical Data on American Resident Nobel Prize Winners, 1962

1

6

Chester Johnson Correspondence and Preparation Files, 1963

1

2

Correspondence, 1962-1963

1

1

Guest Book, 1963

1

10

Holiday House, 1963

1

9

News Releases and Articles, 1963

1

7

Newspapers, 1963

The Gustavian Weekly, 4 May 1963

Midland Cooperator, 13 May 1963

Mankato Free Press, 3 May 1963, 4 May 1963, 6 May 1963

Minneapolis Morning Tribune, 4 May 1963

The Minneapolis Star, 4 May 1963

Minneapolis Sunday Tribune, 5 May 1963

St. Paul Sunday Pioneer Press, 5 May 1963

St. Peter Herald, 2 May 1963. 9 May 1963

2

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Photo Album, 1963

1

11

Programs, 1963

1

8

Reservation Lists, 1963

1

4

Scrapbook, “Clippings from Nobel Hall of Science Dedication,” 1963

2

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Scrapbook, 1958-63

2

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