Finding Aid to the Jefferson Lab Institutional Records: Communications Office Press Release Collection

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Repository: Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility
  Jefferson Lab Archives
  12000 Jefferson Ave., Room L203A
  Newport News, VA 23606
  Phone: (757) 269-7805
  Fax: (757) 269-5427
Provenance: Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility
Title: Institutional Records: Communications Office – Press Releases
Dates: 1983 - 2018
Size: Analog: 1 Hollinger box, 1 half-Hollinger box; 0.79 linear feet
Digital: 73 files, 63 megabytes
Materials in collection: Original press releases, originating at Jefferson Lab and off-site
Identification number: JL.006C
Location: The digital collection is located in the Jefferson Lab Document Management System. Analog items are located in the Jefferson Lab Archives.
Language: English

Scope and Content

The physical collection contains original press releases; the digital collection houses copies of the releases, as well as press releases that were digitized that were not original. This collection is incomplete and regularly updated.


This collection is arranged by whether the press release was external or internal, then in chronological order. Both the physical and digital collections are arranged in this manner.

Series I: Lab-generated Releases. The press releases in this series originate at CEBAF/Jefferson Lab. The Office of Communications also maintains a digital archive of release after 2008 at:

Series II: External Releases. The releases in this series are from various institutions such as the Department of Energy, various universities, and other National Labs, as their activity pertains to Jefferson Lab.



Access Restrictions

  • The collection may be used solely for noncommercial educational and research purposes. Please contact if you would like to use the collection.

Use Restrictions

  • Jefferson Lab is providing access to the materials in the Archive's collections solely for noncommercial educational and research purposes. The unauthorized use, including, but not limited to, publication of the materials without the prior written permission of Jefferson Lab is strictly prohibited. All inquiries regarding permission to publish should be submitted in writing to the Archivist. In addition to permission from Jefferson Lab, permission of the copyright owner (if not Jefferson Lab) and/or any holder of other rights (such as publicity and/or privacy rights) may also be required for reproduction, publication, distribution, and other uses. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of any item and securing any necessary permissions rests with the persons desiring to publish the item. Jefferson Lab makes no warranties as to the accuracy of the materials or their fitness for a particular purpose.

Controlled Access Terms

Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)
Bateman, Rep. Herbert
Boron Nitride Nanotubes (BNNT)
Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (CEBAF)
College of William & Mary
Davis, Representative Jo Ann
Department of Defense
Department of Energy
Department of Justice
Director's Office (Collection # JL.002)
Duke University
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Free-Electron Laser (FEL) (Collection # JL.001-1)
Governor of Virginia, Office of
Graduate Fellowship
India, Republic of
Jefferson Lab
Jefferson Science Associates (JSA)
Leemann, Christoph (Collection # JL.002-2)
Montgomery, Hugh (Collection # JL.002-3)
National Science Foundation
Neil, George
O'Leary, Hazel
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
Old Dominion University (ODU)
Office of Science, Department of Energy (Collection # JL.013 – Site Office)
Open House (Collection # JL.006)
Pacific Architects & Engineers (PAE)
Richardson, Bill
Riordan, Michael
Science Bowl (Collection # JL.012)
Secretary of Energy
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory/Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
Southeastern Universities Research Association (SURA)
Tech Center
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (TJNAF)
United States Congress
University of Chicago
University of Connecticut
Virginia, Commonwealth of

Administration Information

Preferred Citation: 
[Identification of Item], Box [insert number], Item or Folder [insert number and title], Institutional Records: Jefferson Lab Communications Office – Press Releases, Jefferson Lab Archives, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, 12000 Jefferson Ave., Room L203A, Newport News, VA, 23606

Acquisition Information:
This collection was acquired from the Communications Office.

Processing History:
This collection was processed by Melissa Erlandson in November, 2017

This collection was supported in part by a grant from the History Programs, American Institute of Physics.

Box and Container Listing 
Box 1
Series I: Lab- Generated Releases
Sub-Series: 1980's
  • Folder 1: 1987
  • Folder 2: 1989

Sub-Series: 1990's

  • Folder 3: 1992
  • Folder 4: 1993
  • Folder 5: 1994
  • Folder 6: 1995
  • Folder 7: 1996
  • Folder 8: 1997
  • Folder 9: 1998
  • Folder 10: 1999

Sub-Series: 2000's

  • Folder 11: 2000
  • Folder 12: 2001
  • Folder 13: 2002
  • Folder 14: 2003
  • Folder 15: 2004
  • Folder 16: 2005
  • Folder 17: 2006
  • Folder 18: 2007
  • Folder 19: 2008

Sub-Series: 2010's

  • Folder 20: 2010
  • Folder 21: 2011
  • Folder 22: 2014
  • Folder 23: 2016
Box 2
Series II: External Releases
Sub-Series: 1980's
  • Folder 1: 1983
  • Folder 2: 1988

Sub-Series: 1990's

  • Folder 3: 1990
  • Folder 4: 1991
  • Folder 5: 1993
  • Folder 6: 1996
  • Folder 7: 1998

Sub-Series: 2000s

  • Folder 8: 2001
  • Folder 9: 2002
  • Folder 10: 2003
  • Folder 11: 2004
  • Folder 12: 2005
  • Folder 13: 2006
  • Folder 14: 2008
  • Folder 15: 2009

Sub-Series: 2010s

  • Folder 16: 2015


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