Finding Aid to the Captain Bradley F. Bennett (URA Vice President for Administration, 1967-1977) Papers, 1963-1988



Repository: Fermilab History and Archives Project
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Creator: Bradley F. Bennett
Title: Captain Bradley F. Bennett (URA Vice President for Administration, 1967-1977) Papers
Dates: 1963-1988
Size: 1 linear foot (2 boxes)
Materials in collection: Correspondence, photographs, printed material, talks, and other materials.
Abstract: Captain Bradley F. Bennett was Universities Research Association Vice President for Administration from 1967 to 1977. The collection includes materials on Fermilab and URA collected by Bennett.
Identification number: 2013.004
Location: The collection is housed in the History and Archives Project House on the Fermilab site.
Language: English

Biographical Note

Captain Bradley F. Bennett served as a naval officer. He was Universities Research Association Vice President for Administration from 1967 until he retired on February 28, 1977.1 He died on August 20, 2010, at the age of 98.2

1. "Early URA." Fermilab History and Archives Project. Accessed 2013 June 25.

2. "Death." Fermilab Today August 27, 2010. Accessed 2013 June 25.


Scope and Content

The papers consist of miscellaneous materials collected by Bennett on the early history of Fermilab and URA.


Arrangement

SERIES I: HISTORY AND GOVERNANCE OF URA. Arranged chronologically.

SERIES II: CORRESPONDENCE. Arranged chronologically.

SERIES III: TALKS ON NAL. Arranged chronologically.

SERIES IV: WRITINGS ON URA AND NAL. Arranged chronologically.

SERIES V: EVENTS. Arranged chronologically.

SERIES VI: PHOTOGRAPHS. Arranged chronologically.

SERIES VII: MISCELLANEOUS. Arranged chronologically.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection may be used by qualified readers in the Reading Room of the Fermilab History and Archives Project in Wilson Hall or the Archives House in the Fermilab Village. All collections are available for patron use only with advance notification; please contact the Archivist if you would like to use the collection.

Use Restrictions

Fermilab is providing access to the materials in the History and Archives Project's collections solely for noncommercial educational and research purposes. The unauthorized use, including, but not limited to, publication of the materials without the prior written permission of Fermilab is strictly prohibited. All inquiries regarding permission to publish should be submitted in writing to the Archivist. In addition to permission from Fermilab, permission of the copyright owner (if not Fermilab) and/or any holder of other rights (such as publicity and/or privacy rights) may also be required for reproduction, publication, distribution, and other uses. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of any item and securing any necessary permissions rests with the persons desiring to publish the item. Fermilab makes no warranties as to the accuracy of the materials or their fitness for a particular purpose.


Related Material

Universities Research Association Publications, 1966-2003


Controlled Access Terms

This collection and other related materials may be found under the following headings in online catalogs:

Bennett, Bradley F.
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Universities Research Association (U.S.)


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Item title or description]. Captain Bradley F. Bennett (URA Vice President for Administration, 1967-1977) Papers, 1963-1988 (2013.004: Box [Box number], Folder [Folder number]). Fermilab History and Archives Project, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL..

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated by Bradley F. Bennett.

Processing History

This collection was processed by Valerie Higgins in June 2013.


Box List

SERIES I: HISTORY AND GOVERNANCE OF URA Dates Items
Arranged chronologically.
box   1 folder   1 Chronological development of URA, part 1 1963-1966, 1974
box   1 folder   2 Chronological development of URA, part 2 1967-1969
box   2 folder   1 URA governance and organization (includes articles of incorporation, by-laws, and membership information) 1965-1978
box   1 folder   8 URA reorganization 1987-1988
SERIES II: CORRESPONDENCE Dates Items
Arranged chronologically.
box   2 folder   2 Correspondence 1970-1981
SERIES III: TALKS ON NAL Dates Items
Arranged chronologically.
box   2 folder   3 "The National Accelerator Laboratory" by Edwin L. Goldwasser at the Illinois Institute of Technology Research Institute in Chicago, 1968 April 17 1968
box   2 folder   3 "Design features of the 200-GeV accelerator" by M. Stanley Livingston at the USSR National High Energy Accelerator Conference in Moscow, 1968 October 9-17 1968
box   2 folder   3 Interview with Dubridge, 1969 February 14 1969
box   2 folder   3 Remarks by Craig Hosmer at the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy at the Particle Accelerator Conference in Washington, D.C., 1969 March 6 1969
box   2 folder   3 Remarks by Dr. Theos J. Thompson at the Presentation of AEC Citation to Dr. M. Stanley Livingston at NAL, 1970 June 4 1970
box   2 folder   3 Statement by Robert R. Wilson to the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, 1971 March 9 1971
SERIES IV: WRITINGS ON URA AND NAL Dates Items
Arranged chronologically.
box   2 folder   4 Clippings 1968-1974
box   2 folder   5 Press releases 1967-1972
SERIES V: EVENTS Dates Items
Arranged chronologically.
box   2 folder   6 National Accelerator Laboratory Groundbreaking, 1968 December 1 1968
box   1 folder   6 Luncheon observing the official site conveyance of the National Accelerator Laboratory by the State of Illinois to the United States Atomic Energy Commission, 1969 April 10 1969
box   2 folder   7 XVI High Energy Physics Conference at NAL, 1972 September 6-13 1972
box   1 folder   7 Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory dedication ceremony, 1974 May 11 1974
box   2 folder   8 Miscellaneous 1974-1984
SERIES VI: PHOTOGRAPHS Dates Items
Arranged chronologically.
box   2 folder   9 Miscellaneous photographs of NAL, part 1 1968-1974
box   2 folder   10 Miscellaneous photographs of NAL, part 2 (received by Bennett 1976 January 19) 1971-1975
box   2 folder   11 Miscellaneous photographs of NAL, part 3 1972-1974
SERIES VII: MISCELLANEOUS Dates Items
Arranged chronologically.
box   1 folder   3 "Request for proposals for Architect-Engineer and Construction Management Services for the 200 BeV Accelerator Project," drafts 1965-1967
box   1 folder   4 "200-400 BeV Proton Synchrotron" - miscellaneous materials on early development of NAL 1965-1975
box   1 folder   5 Material assembled by Karyl Louwenaar on the history of the Fermilab site and its residents 1968-1969
box   2 folder   12 "Design progress at the National Accelerator Laboratory, 1968-1969" by M. S. Livingston, 1969 June 20 1969
box   1 folder   9 Miscellaneous, part 1 1968-1972
box   2 folder   13 Miscellaneous, part 2 1977, undated