Guide to the Lloyd R. Fortney Papers, 1964-1998
Lloyd Fortney was a professor of Physics at Duke University. His collection includes grant proposals, correspondence, memos and documents relating to the Physics Department and the Graduate School.
- Record Group
- Lloyd R. Fortney papers
- Fortney, Lloyd R.
- 2.5 Linear Feet, 1,000 Items
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
- Material in English
Contains grant proposals, department and Graduate School correspondence, memos and financial documents from the years roughly 1964-98.
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Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Lloyd Fortney was born in Enid, Oklahoma in 1936. He received his B.S. from New Mexico State University in 1958, and his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin in 1962. He came to Duke in 1963 as a research associate; he became a professor in the Physics Department starting in 1964 and remained for the next 35 years. His primary field of research included high energy physics, instrumentation and date acquisition, microelectronics applications, and software development. He taught courses in technical physics, mechanics, particle physics, electronic, and computer applications to measurement. He died in March 1999.
- Gordy (Walter) Papers, 1949-1986. (University Archives. Duke University.)
- London (Fritz) Papers, 1922-1994 (bulk 1926-1954). (University Archives. Duke University.)
- Meier (Otto) Records and Papers, 1931-1979. (University Archives. Duke University.)
[Identification of item], Lloyd R. Fortney Papers, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
The Lloyd R. Fortney Papers were received by the University Archives as a transfer in 1998.
Processed by Jessica Wood, October 2006
Encoded by Sherrie Bowser, November 2006
Accession A98-47 is described in this finding aid.