Collection VC096 - Washington University Cyclotron Negatives


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Washington University Cyclotron Negatives



2.00 Linear Feet

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This colleciton consists of photographic negatives of the Washington University cyclotron under construction and during operation, 1940-1972. Approximately 175 35mm format photographic negatives and approximately 690 medium format (120 format or 6 cm/57x57 mm format) photographic negatives. Depicted subjects include interior and exterior views of construction crews, close-up shots of cyclotron parts, gauges, workbenches, and sections of the operational cyclotron, cyclotron operations, portraits of men and woman who worked in the cyclotron laboratory, and the architectural plans for the laboratory and for the cyclotron itself.

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The collection is open and accessible for research.

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Conditions governing reproduction

Users of the collection should read and abide by the Rights and Permissions guidelines at the Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives.

Users of the collection who wish to cite items from this collection, in whole or in part, in any form of publication must request, sign, and return a Statement of Use form to the Archives.

For detailed information regarding use of this collection, contact the Archives and Rare Book Department of the Becker Library (

Preferred Citation:

Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

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  • English

Scripts of the material

  • Latin

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"Describing Archives: A Content Standard, Second Edition (DACS), 2013."

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© Copyright 2019 Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives. All rights reserved.

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