British Association for the Advancement of Science (Collections on the History of Science: 1830-1970)This link opens in a new windowThe BAAS collection documents the efforts of the British scientific community to establish science as a professional activity and make Britain into a globally competitive centre for science. This collection features content from the BAAS archives and connected UK university collections. Explore historical documents on astronomy, biology, technology, industrial design, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, agriculture, meteorology, physics, history of science and STEM. Content includes administrative records, correspondence, illustrations, manuscripts, photographs, prototypes, news clippings, personal papers, gray literature and government scientific research grants. The University of Exeter's Norman Lockyer collection is included in this database.
Johnson Presidency Administrative Histories: Science and TechnologyThis link opens in a new windowThis collection provides extensive documentation on a variety of presidential programs and initiatives. Agency and departmental records include: Atomic Energy Commission; Federal Power Commission; National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA); and Office of Science and Technology.
Science and Marxism, 1956-1985This link opens in a new windowContains the William Wainwright Papers: William Wainwright (1908-2000) was a British communist activist and member of the Communist Party of Great Britain. Includes records regarding Wainwright’s time on the CPGB’s Science and Technology Sub-Committee and as the science correspondent for the Morning Star. Also includes Wainwright's personal reflections on the Vietnam War, public transportation policy, and the relevance of the dictatorship of the proletariat.