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Laurence Heilprin Papers


Laurence Heilprin Papers
Heilprin, Laurence
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81-5, 95-4, 95-17, 97-167
137.25 linear feet
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University of Maryland
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email:

Laurence Heilprin (1906-1993) joined the faculty of the College of Library and Information Services at the University of Maryland in 1967 and remained until his retirement in 1976; he was professor emeritus at the time of his death. Heilprin served as a professor of math and physics at Northwestern University prior to coming to Maryland. The Heilprin papers include research publications, notes, and drafts; correspondence; sound recordings; teaching files; and writings. Major topics encompass the Washington Association of Scientists, Federation of American Scientists, National Science Foundation, National Bureau of Standards, and the College of Library and Information Services. The collection is unprocessed, but a preliminary inventory is available.

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