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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|
|Creator:||Hans C. von Baeyer|
|Title:||Papers of Hans von Baeyer|
|Dates:||1979 - 1984|
|Size:||0.4 linear feet (1 Hollinger box)|
|Materials in collection:||Correspondence and testimony|
|Abstract:||Former director of the Virginia Associated Research Campus, Hans von Baeyer is the chancellor Professor of Physics, Emeritus of the College of William & Mary is known by his contemporaries as one who goes out of his way to make physics accessible to the everyday person.|
|Location:||Jefferson Lab Archives Room.|
Born in 1938, Hans von Baeyer was a key member of the Virginia Associated Research Campus in Newport News, Virginia during the inception of the Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (CEBAF).
In 1958, Professor von Baeyer obtained his bachelor's degree from Columbia University. From there, in 1961, he obtained his Masters of Science from the University of Miami, and in 1964, his Ph.D. from Vanderbilt.
Professor von Baeyer is the Chancellor Professor of Physics, Emeritus at the College of William & Mary, where he taught for approximately 36 years. A winner of numerous awards including the Jefferson teaching Award, one of Dr. von Baeyer's passions has been making the complicated world of higher physics understandable to the lay person.
This collection consists primary of correspondence between Dr. von Baeyer and various members of Congress between 1979 - 1984 during his directorship of the Virginia Associated Research campus, arranging for visits to the VARC and discussing budgets and the possibility of bringing the Department of Energy's new accelerator to Newport News, Virginia.
Series I: Correspondence. This series includes correspondence between Dr. von Baeyer and members of Congress as well as colleagues at the College of William & Mary.
Series II: Testimony. This series has testimony before the Science Advisor to the President.
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Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (CEBAF)
College of William & Mary
Holmgren, Harry (Collection # JLS.004)
Gross, Franz (Collection # JLS.001)
McCarthy, James (Collection # JLS.005)
Old Dominion University
Southeastern Universities Research Association (SURA)
SURA Board of Trustees
Virginia Associated Research Center (VARC)
Whitehurst, G. William
[Identification of Item], Box [insert number], Folder [insert number and title], The Hans von Baeyer Papers, Jefferson Lab Archives, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, 12000 Jefferson Ave., Room L203A, Newport News, VA, 23606
This collection was acquired from various sources including the Director's Office and Library.
This collection was processed by Melissa Erlandson in March, 2016.
This collection was supported in part by a grant from the History Programs, American Institute of Physics.