Daniel Alpert Papers, 1941-1998 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 7/4/20
Volume: 16.0 cubic feet
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Description: Papers of Daniel Alpert, Professor of Physics (1957-1987) and Director of the Center for Advanced Study (1972-1987), including correspondence, course notes, grant proposals, discussion group notes, committee reports, notebooks, faculty papers, speeches, and publications documenting activities sponsored by the Center for Advanced Study, including the Science, Technology, and Society Program, informal get-togethers of CAS faculty, the Creative Responses to Retrenchment Study Group, and the University Research Park Study Group. Additional subjects treated include the Educational Technologies Board, the National Computational Science Alliance, the Beckman Institute, the planned University research park, educational administration, and vacuum research. Also contains course information, PLATO files, and projects by STS and CAS. The file contains drafts and correspondence related to Alpert's paper "Performance and Paralysis."