Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Register of the Keith A. Brueckner Papers MSS 94
MSS 94  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (145.53 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Overview
 
Table of contents What's This?
Description
Keith A. Brueckner (1924- ), a theoretical physicist, has worked in academia and as a consultant to government and industry. His research has focused on many-body theory and laser fusion. Throughout his career, Brueckner has consulted with numerous federal and private agencies on research related to national defense.The bulk of the material was created during the 1970s. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, financial records, contracts and proposals, notes and calculations, lectures, itineraries, and calendars form this collection. Administrative materials, such as memoranda, financial records, and itineraries relating to Brueckner's responsibilities at UCSD and KMS form the largest parts of the collection.
Background
Keith Allen Brueckner was born in Minneapolis on March 19, 1924. He earned a B.A. and M.A. in mathematics from the University of Minnesota in 1945 and 1947 and a Ph.D. in physics from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1950. Brueckner's career as a theoretical physicist has been divided between academia, industry, and service to the U.S. government, serving the roles of teacher, administrator, researcher, and consultant. His research has focused on many-body physics and laser fusion.
Extent
18.4 Linear feet 50 archives boxes
Restrictions
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.
Availability
Forms containing social security numbers, located in SERIES 3: CONSULTING, are restricted for the life of the donor.