Kenneth G. Wilson Papers,19602000.
Collection Number: 14224086
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University
Library
Title:
Kenneth G. Wilson papers, 19602000.
Collection Number:
14224086
Creator:
Wilson, Kenneth
G.(Kenneth Geddes),
Quantity:
6.3 cubic feet.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, manuscripts, publications, research materials
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell
University Library
Abstract:
Professional papers of Kenneth G. Wilson.
Language:
Collection material in English
Kenneth G. Wilson taught at Cornell from 1963 to 1987. In 1987, Wilson left Cornell
for Ohio State University where he helped found the Physics Education Research
Group, and focused on physics and science education. Wilson won the Nobel Prize in
Physics in 1982.
Professional papers of Kenneth G. Wilson. Collection includes publications and notes
for publications by Wilson, correspondence, material relating to Wilson's teaching
and courses, data, computer printouts, and research notebooks. Items relate to his
own work in particle physics, quantum field theory, supercomputing and the Cornell
Theory Center, and education reform.
Names:
Wilson, Kenneth G. 19362013.
Subjects:
Atomic physics.
Educational change.
Physics  Study and teaching.
Physics  Study and teaching
Quantum field theory.
Renormalization group.
Supercomputers
Cite As:
Kenneth G. Wilson Papers, #14224086. Division of Rare and Manuscript
Collections, Cornell University Library.
Series II. Wilson's Publications
Box 1, 2, 3
Box 1, 2, 3
Series V. Raw Research Notes
Box 6, 7
Box 6, 7
Container

Description

Date


Material selected by Ken to take with him to the Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Technology
(visited 2002)


Box 1  Folder 1 
Gibbs' Lecture "Proof of a Conjecture by Dyson", CV

19622005 
Abstract of Gibbs Lecture, American Mathematical Society, 1980
reprint of early paper "Proof of a Conjecture by Dyson",
several versions of Wilson's CV


Box 1  Folder 2 
"Generalized Wannier Functions","Future of Supercomputing"

c. 1986 
Manuscript and proof of "Generalized Wannier Functions" with notes,
letter from Michael Teter (Corning Glass Laboratory)
rough notes on "Future of Supercomputing"


Box 1  Folder 3 
Monte Carlo Renormalization Group on FPS Supercomputer

c. 1985 
Red folder:
Implementation of Monte Carlo Renormalization Group transformations on the Floating Point Systems supercomputer


Box 1  Folder 4 
Research notes on atomic physics, strong coupling lattice gauge theory


Notes on atomic physics calculations, Floating Point systems implementation,
rough notes for "Future of Supercomputing",
Indian exercise book (Balarpur Industries) filled with strong coupling lattice gauge theory
calculations (of vacuum energy?)


Box 1  Folder 5 
Notes on quantum chemistry and supercomputing


Notes on programming Pade approximants, notes on P, C, and T (for a class?), manuscript on quantum chemistry, press release
on supercomputing


Box 1  Folder 6 
Lecture and reference notes

c.1960 
Quantization of the electromagnetic field,
some QFT cross section formulae,
notes on Johnson's paper on the Thirring model,
4pt functions in the Thirring model,
conformal group,
generators of the Lorentz group,
solution of the Ising model,
hightemperature series calculations (Ising model?),
correlation functions in the Ising model,
"Schwinger methods" (correlation functions) in the Ising model,
notes on Toeplitz determinants (for the Ising model),
thermodynamics of a monatomic gas,
logarithmic integrals,
integrals over lattice momenta,
lattice quantum field theory calculations,
Gaussian integration,
motion of a particle in slowly varying fields,


Box 1  Folder 7 
Manuscripts of Unpublished Papers

19651969 
A Model for Coupling Constant Renormalization LNS6513 (1965) (7 pp),
Renormalization Theory for Strong Interactions (19689?),
about 100 pages of manuscript, perhaps to accompany "Nonlagrangian Models …"
Also original manuscripts for the materials
"selected for the Dibner Institute 2004"


Box 1  Folder 8 
Rough notes on supercomputing, blockspin, instantons, atomic physics

1980s 
Rough notes on supercomputing,
rough notes on block spin calculations and computer implementation,
exchange of letters with Paulo Caldas,
unpublished manuscript on instantons in lattice gauge theory,
rough notes on atomic density matrix computations,
rough notes on supercomputer revolution


Box 1  Folder 9 
Rough notes on Wannier function, blockspin, FPS programing

1970s1980s 
Rough notes on Wannier function calculations,
notes on Dirac equation on a lattice,
notes on block spin formalism,
rough notes on Floating Point Systems programming, synchrotrons,
very rough notes on atomic calculations, Cornell Theory Center,
computing revolution, Ising simulations


Box 1  Folder 10 
Research notes on atomic physics, fixed source problem

1960s1970s 
Rough notes on atomic physics calculations (1970's),
very rough notes for FPS programming,
few pages of manuscript on operator products (1964?),
notes on "topological anaysis"  convergence of operator interation in a
renormalization group transformation in the fixed source problem,
notes on analysis of the fixed source problem


Box 1  Folder 11 
Notes on topics in quantum field theory

1960s 
Effective Hamiltonian in the fixed source problem,
relation between scattering cross sections and the Smatrix,
representations of the Lorentz group,
Lorentzinvariant wave equations,
relation between scattering cross sections and the Smatrix (version 2),
chiral SU(3)xSU(3) symmetry,
some current algebra formulae,
representations of SU(3),
Dirac equation in 1 dimension,
Lorentz group commutators,
2nd order weak interactions (with Operator Product Expansion),
Steinberger calculation of pizero decay,
irreducible representations of the Lorentz group,
also:
manuscript for "Regge Roles and Multiple Production" (1963)
(+loose notes on renormalization group transformations)


Box 1  Folder 12 
Notes for Physics 574  Applications of Quantum Mechanics

19821984 
Looseleaf notebook w. problem sets and course notes
(notes after the green separator might be by TungMow Yan),
after the green separator, quotes from Ken taken down by students:
e.g. "If you do the calculation properly and come back a year later, you will find that it is still divergent…"


Arranged chronologically. Mainly, these are reprints, but in some cases, a manuscript or other correspondence is included.
These cases
are noted.


Box 1  Folder 13 
Dispersion Relations for Infinite Plasmas

1958 
Manuscript from Wilson's graduate study at Caltech


Box 1  Folder 14 
An Investigation of the Low Equation and the ChewMandelstam Equations

1961 
Ph.D Thesis, Manuscript


Box 1  Folder 11 
Regge Poles and Multiple Production, Acta Phys. Aust. 17, 37

1963 
Manuscript located within Series I.


Box 1  Folder 15 
Proof of a Conjecture by Dyson, J. Math. Phys. 3, 1040

1962 
With a related news article from Science (2005)


Box 1  Folder 16 
A Set of Double Integral Equations for LowEnergy PionPion Scattering

1960 
Manuscript from Harvard "to be submitted to Phys. Rev." (but apparently not submitted)


Box 1  Folder 17 
Solution of the Symmetric Scalar Low Equation in the One Meson Approximation

1963 
Manuscript from Cornell


Box 1  Folder 7 
A Model for Coupling Constant Renormalization

1965 
LNS6513 ; this unpublished manuscript is located in Series I


Box 1  Folder 18 
On Products of Quantum Field Operators at Short Distances

1965, 1969 
Manuscript submitted to the Physical Review (1965) (and parts of an earlier draft), referee report (from Arthur Wightman),
notes for an answer to the referee report
the paper was never resubmitted. Wilson developed these ideas for many more years and
announced them in his article "Nonlagrangian Models of Current Algebra" (1969)


Box 1  Folder 7 
Renormalization Theory for Strong Interactions

c. 1969 
Unpublished manuscript located in Series I


Box 1  Folder 19 
Some Experiments on Multiple Production

1970 
CLNS131 ; eventually published in the proceedings of the 1973 Scottish Universities Summer School


Box 1  Folder 20 
Renormalization Group and Strong Interactions

1971 
Phys. Rev. D 3, 1818


Box 1  Folder 21 
Renormalization Group and Critical Phenomena I. Renormalization Group and the Kadanoff Scaling Picture

1971 
Phys. Rev. B 4, 3174


Box 1  Folder 22 
Renormalization Group and Critical Phenomena II. PhaseSpace Cell Analysis of Critical Behavior

1971 
Phys. Rev. B 4, 3184


Box 1  Folder 23 
Deep Inelastic Scattering  Theory

1971 
Draft of the article for the proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Electron and Photon Interactions
at High Energies, Cornell


Box 1  Folder 24 
Gauge Transformations in the Thirring Model

1972 
Phys. Rev. D 5, 1026


Box 1  Folder 25 
Renormalization Group II


Unpublished lectures given at Cornell, lecture notes by J. Serene


Box 1  Folder 26 
Renormalization Group III


Unpublished lectures given at Cornell, lecture notes by J. Serene


Box 1  Folder 27 
Breakdown of Landau Theory, Fluctuations and Renormalization


Offprint from the 1973 Nobel symposium proceedings containing an abstract of the talk and a record of the discussion


Box 1  Folder 28 
Solution of the Spin1/2 Kondo Hamiltonian

1973 
Offprint from the 1973 Nobel symposium


Box 1  Folder 29 
Quantum Field Theory Models in Less Than 4 Dimensions

1973 
Phys. Rev. D 7, 2911


Box 1  Folder 30 
The Renormalization Group and the Epsilon Expansion

1974 
Phys. Reports 12C


Box 1  Folder 31 
Confinement of Quarks

1974 
Phys. Rev. D 10, 2445


Box 2  Folder 1 
Finite Lattice Approximation to Renormalization Groups

1975 
Phys. Rev. B 11, 3431


Box 2  Folder 2 
TemperatureDependent Susceptibility of the Symmetric Anderson Model: Connection to the Kondo Model

1975 
Phys. Rev. Lett. 35, 1101


Box 2  Folder 3 
Renormalization Group Methods

1975 
Adv. Math. 16, 170


Box 2  Folder 4 
The Renormalization Group and Block Spins

1975 
Boltzmann Medal Address


Box 2  Folder 5 
The Renormalization Group: Critical Phenomena and the Kondo Problem

1975 
Rev. Mod. Phys 47, 773; with a folder of original artwork for this and contemporaneous papers


Box 2  Folder 6 
Quark Confinement and Lattice Calculations

c. 1975 
Preprint of a talk that seems to honor Paul Dirac


Box 2  Folder 7 
The Renormalization Group  Introduction

1976 
Published in Phase Transitions and Critical Phenomena, v. 6, ed. by Domb and Green


Box 2  Folder 8 
Relativistically Invariant Lattice Theories

1976 
Published in the Proceeding of the 1976 Coral Gables Conference


Box 2  Folder 9 
Quantum Chromodynamics on a Lattice

1976 
Preprint of Cargese Summer School lecture notes


Box 2  Folder 10 
Susceptibility of the Asymmetric Anderson Model: Relevance to Valence Fluctuation Compounds

1977 
Preprint, published in Valence Instabilities and Related NarrowBand Phenomena, Parks, ed.


Box 2  Folder 11 
Problems in Physics with Many Scales of Length

1977 
Scientific American 241, 158 ; with page of notes (small corrections) and reprint of the Polish translation


Box 2  Folder 12 
Monte Carlo Calculations for the Lattice Gauge Theory

1980 
Cornell preprint CLNS/80/442


Box 2  Folder 13 
Renormalization Group Approach to the Anderson Model of Dilute Magnetic Alloys. I. Static properties for the symmetric case

1980 
Phys. Rev. B 21, 1003


Box 2  Folder 14 
Renormalization Group Approach to the Anderson Model of Dilute Magnetic Alloys. II. Static properties for the asymmetric case

1980 
Phys. Rev. B 21, 1044


Box 2  Folder 15 
Experiences with a Floating Point Systems Array Processor

1981 
Cornell preprint CLNS/81/477; "to be published in the series in Computational Physics on Parallel Computation"


Box 2  Folder 16 
Monte Carlo Techniques in Code Optimization

1982 
Preprint, published in ACM SIGMICRO newsletter 13, 143


Box 2  Folder 17 
A Remnant of Chiral Symmetry on the Lattice

1982 
Phys. Rev. D 25, 2649; with a manuscript page and some correspondence


Box 2  Folder 18 
The Renormalization Group and Critical Phenomena

1983 
Rev. Mod. Phys. 55, 583; Nobel Prize address (1982), reprinted
with the autobiographical sketch from the Nobel Foundation's publication
associated correspondence is included


Box 2  Folder 19 
Quelle Informatique pour la Science?

1983 
La Recherche 14, 1004 ; magazine article in French, followed by commentary by Y. Pomeau and N. Sourlas


Box 2  Folder 20 
Science, Industry, and the New Japanese Challenge

1984 
Proc. of the IEEE 72, 6


Box 2  Folder 21 
Monte Carlo RenormalizationGroup Calculations of Critical Behavior in the SimpleCubic Ising Model

1984 
Phys. Rev. B 29, 4030


Box 2  Folder 22 
Monte Carlo Renormalization Group and the ThreeDimensional Ising Model

1983 
Preprint of lectures given at the 1983 NATO Advanced Study Institute, Cargese
with handwritten manuscript


Box 2  Folder 23 
Langevin Simulation of Lattice Field Theories

1985 
Phys. Rev. D 32, 2736


Box 2  Folder 24 
Renormalization Group Approach for Electronic Structure

1986 
Phys. Rev. Lett. 56, 412; with draft and referee reports


Box 2  Folder 25 
Optimized Trial Wave Functions for Quantum Monte Carlo Calculations

1988 
Phys. Rev. Lett 60, 1719


Box 2  Folder 26 
Fourier Acceleration in Lattice Gauge Theories. I. Landau Gauge Fixing

1988 
Phys. Rev. D 37, 1581


Box 2  Folder 27 
Fourier Acceleration in Lattice Gauge Theories. III. Updating Field Configurations

1990 
Phys. Rev. D 41, 1953


Box 2  Folder 28 
Grand Challenges to Computational Science

1989 
Future Generation Computer Systems 5, 171; with correspondence


Box 2  Folder 29 
Generalized Wannier Functions

1987, 1989 
Cornell Theory Center preprint,
submitted to J. Computational Physics, 1987,
submitted to Phys. Rev. B 1989, not published


Box 2  Folder 30 
Ab Initio Quantum Chemistry: A Source of Ideas for Lattice Gauge Theorists

1990 
Published in proceedings of Lattice 89, Nucl. Phys. B (Proc. Suppl.) 17, 82; with preprint distribution list


Box 2  Folder 31 
LightFront Tamm Dancoff Field Theory

1990 
Phys. Rev. Lett. 65, 2959


Box 2  Folder 32 
Towards a Solution of Quantum Chromodynamics on the LightFront

1991 
Ohio State Unversity preprint


Box 2  Folder 33 
Perturbative Renormalization of NullPlane QED

1991 
Phys. Rev. D 43, 3411


Box 2  Folder 34 
Basis Set Reduction in Hilbert Space

1992 
Phys. Rev. Lett. 69, 800


Box 2  Folder 35 
Perturbative Renormalizability wiht an Infinite Number of Relevant and Marginal Operators

1993 
Nucl. Phys. B 403, 587


Box 2  Folder 36 
On the Relativistic Bound State Problem in LightFront Yukawa Model

1992 
Draft of a paper


Box 2  Folder 37 
LightFront TammDancoff Method: Hydrogen Atom and Positronium

1992 
Preprint published in the proceedings of the 1992 Kazimierz summer school


Box 2  Folder 38 
LightFront TammDancoff Method: Hydrogen Atom and 2D Yukawa Model

1992 
Preprint published in the proceedings of the 1992 Paris conference on QCD vacuum structure


Box 2  Folder 39 
Positronia in LightFront TammDancoff QED

1992 
Ohio State University report DOE/ER/HUEAP009 ; preliminary version (never completed?)


Box 2  Folder 40 
Renormalization of Overlapping Transverse Divergences in a Model LightFront Hamiltonian w/ Glazek

1993 
Phys. Rev. D 47, 4657 ; reprints and preprint versions, correspondence with the referee


Box 2  Folder 41 
Similarity Transformation for Renormalization of LightFront Hamiltonians w/ Glazek

1993 
Draft, never completed?


Box 2  Folder 42 
Renormalization of Hamiltonians w/ Glazek

1993 
Warsaw preprint IFT/6/93 submitted to Phys. Rev. D, never published?
with some correspondence


Box 2  Folder 43 
Mass Renormalization in LightFront TammDancoff QED

1993 
Phys. Rev. D 48, 4856 ; various preprint versions and correspondence


Box 2  Folder 44 
The Efficient Treatment of High Excitations in CI Calculations

1994 
Chem. Phys. Lett 231, 263 ; reprint and Ohio State University preprint


Box 2  Folder 45 
Nonperturbative QCD: A WeakCoupling Treatment on the Light Front

1994 
Phys. Rev. D 49, 6720


Box 2  Folder 46 
Quarkonia in Hamiltonian LightFront QCD

1996 
Phys. Rev. Lett. 78, 1227


Box 2  Folder 47 
Renormalization Group for Hamiltonians

1996 
Preprint and publication in the proceedings of the 9th physics summer school
on Computational Physics, Canberra


Box 2  Folder 48 
ObjectOriented Techniques in Large Scientific Computing Projects

1997 
Computers in Physics 11, 467


Box 2  Folder 49 
Science as a Cultural Construct

1997 
Nature 386, 545 ; draft manuscript


Box 2  Folder 50 
Asymptotic Freedom and Bound States in Hamiltonian Dynamics

1998 
Phys. Rev. D 57, 3558


Box 2  Folder 51 
Limit Cycles in Quantum Theories

2002 
Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 230401; eprint version


Box 2  Folder 52 
Wiley Handbook of Molecular Physics and Quantum Chemistry

2002 
Forward to volume 1; numerous drafts and correspondence concerning them


Box 2  Folder 53 
"Universality, Marginal Operators, and Limit Cycles" (with Glazek)

2004 
Phys. Rev. B 69, 094304


Box 2  Folder 54 
The Origins of Lattice Gauge Theory

2005 
Published in the proceedings of Lattice 2004 Nucl. Phys. B (Proc. Suppl.) 140, 3 (2005)
reprints, manuscript with corrections, slide from the lecture, associated correspondence


Box 3  Folder 1 
Precise Numerical Results for Limit Cycles in the Quantum ThreeBody Problem

2006 
Phys. 321, 225 ; reprints and preprint, and a draft version


Box 3  Folder 2 
Miscellaneous Technical Articles


Includes an article on Gaussian basis sets for atomic physics, the draft of a grant proposal for
the Cornell Theory Center, an article on constituent quarks, section 1  Critical Phenomena (draft
from a post1983 paper) and other miscellaneous materials


Box 3  Folder 3 
Miscellaneous Correspondence with Publishers


Correspondence with Physical Review, World Scientific


Box 3  Folder 4 
Slides from Wilson's Talks


Box 3  Folder 5 
PhD Thesis Draft (Steven White?)


Box 3  Folder 6 
Letters of recommendation and replies to requests for evaluation

19881989 
Box 3  Folder 7 
Correspondence on history and philosophy of science

19912001 
Handwritten draft "Psychological Paradigms and Scientific Truth"


Box 3  Folder 8 
Correspondence with politicians about science

1983 
Includes Congressional testimony


Box 3  Folder 9 
Miscellaneous correspondence

19852000 
Mostly replies to invitations


Box 3  Folder 10 
Materials related to grant proposals at Cornell and Ohio State

19861991 
Materials specifically concerning the Cornell Theory Center are in Box # 8, folder #5


Box 3  Folder 11 
Various papers sent to Wilson for comments

19781994 
Includes two subfolders: "Awards Won by Ken  Correspondence" and "Awards Won by Ken  Information"


Box 3  Folder 12 
Materials related to Wilson's awards

19772005 
Box 3  Folder 13 
Materials related to Wilson's Nobel Prize award

19821983 
Box 3  Folder 14 
Interviews at Roundtables

19852000 
Transcript of a roundtable on supercomputing, 1985,
interview at Ohio State University, 2000,
videotape of American Physical Society luncheon with Nobel laureates: "Celebrate a Century of Physics, Nobel
Luncheon Version", 1999 (V7155)


Box 3  Folder 15 
In memory of E. Bright Wilson

1992 
Box 3  Folder 16 
Ken Wilson vs. Columbia State University

1998 
Correspondence regarding a fraudulent university using Wilson's name


Box 3  Folder 17 
Lecture Notes: Quantum Mechanics


Previously stored in a binder


Box 3  Folder 18 
Lecture Notes: Quantum Field Theory

c. 1982 
Previously stored in a binder


Box 3  Folder 19 
Miscellaneous materials from Wilson's courses at Cornell


Includes lecture notes, problem sets


1980s  
Mainly computerrelated; includes 22 green notebooks, documentation of "Basis Set Reduction" by Wilson and Wenzel


Box 4 
2D Ising Calculations


Notebook; Monte Carlo and comparison to high temperature series


Box 4 
Schroedinger Equation


Notebook; numerical methods for solution


Box 4 
SU(3) Gauge Theory with Fermions


Notebook; formalism for Monte Carlo implementation


Box 4 
APPEAL


Notebook; design of an assembler language


Box 4 
CMS Operations


Notebook; various terminal command line instructions


Box 4 
1972 Graduate Students


Notebook


Box 4 
Optimizer

1982  
Notebook; seems to be for paper on Code Optimization


Box 4 
Untitled


Notebook; timing tests on lattice gauge theory loop expectation value evaluations


Box 4 
UCSD Pascal


Notebook; vector operations in this language


Box 4 
Computer Committee


Notebook; discussion of prices, strategy, also many pages of lattice gauge theory calculation


Box 4 
Lattice Gauge Theory Coordinate Space Program


Notebook


Box 4 
APTRAN Testing


Notebook


Box 4 
370 to AP Conversion


Notebook


Box 4 
Quark Lattice Program


Notebook; computer program for strong coupling calculations


Box 4 
Quark Lattice Program, Book 2


Notebook


Box 4 
Untitled


Notebook; notes on formalism for block spins and gauge fixing


Box 4 
APTRAN


Notebook; computer operation sequencing


Box 4 
Lattice Gauge Theory Free Quark Fixed Point


Notebook; attempt to find this numerically


Box 4 
Lattice Gauge Theory Monte Carlo


Notebook


Box 4 
Lattice Gauge Theory Free Quark Limit for Monte Carlo Formulation


Notebook


Box 4 
SO(3) Extension of MCRG Lattice Gauge Program


Notebook; some formalism, mostly program structure


Box 4 
AP Routines


Notebook


Box 4  Folder 1 
Basis Set Reduction

1991 
Previously stored in binder; by K.G. Wilson and W. Wenzel, computer program description


Box 4  Folder 2 
Documentation of the Basis Set Reduction Program


Box 4  Folder 3 
Notes Accompanying Basis Set Reduction


Mainly from Ohio State; grouped as they were in the original boxes


Box 6  Folder 15 
Notes from Cornell


Mainly on computer implementations for lightfront QCD


Box 6  Folder 16 
Raw NotesMainly Atomic Physics Calculations


Box 6  Folder 17 
Raw NotesMainly LightFront Hamiltonian Calculations


Box 7  Folder 1 
Ohio State Note PadsMainly LightFront Hamiltonian


Box 7  Folder 2 
Notes from Ohio StateMainly LightFront QCD


Box 7  Folder 3 
Raw NotesMainly Science Education


Box 5  19811985  
Miscellaneous Computer Output from Cornell; includes report : "Simulating QCD with Dynamical Wilson and Staggered Fermions"


Includes documentation for the Gibbs Project


Box 6  Folder 1 
Articles on Supercomputing

1983 
"Theoretical Science and the Future of Large Scale Computing," "CERN Courier" (1983)
manuscript,
"Computing Support for Scientific Research," "Technology and Science of Informatics" (1983)
page proofs and manuscript with corrections


Box 6  Folder 2 
Drafts for Articles on Supercomputing

c. 1983 
Mostly undated; "Planning for the Future of U.S. Scientific and Engineering Computing",
"Theoretical Science and Computer Technology",
"Supercomputers: Market Size and Market Risk",
"Role and Needs for Large Scale Computing for Theoretical Physics",
"The Computerization of Science" (c. 1983),
"Present vs. Future Supercomputers",
"Supercomputers",
"Theoretical Science in the Coming Decades",
"DD Seminar: Theoretical Science and the Future of Large Scale Computing",
"Supercomputers, Science, and the American Spirit",
Ken Wilson's talk: "Questions and Answers",
Topics for Talk by K. Wilson at Los Alamos Panel (1983)


Box 6  Folder 3 
Formal Reports and Congressional Testimony

19811989 
Memorandum to "Present and Potential Supercomputer Users" (April, 1981),
Memorandum to "Users fo LargeScale Computing in Government, Industry, and Universities"
(July 15, 1981)(2 copies),
"Supercomputers  outline for presentation at meeting of BusinessHigher Education Forum"
(Jan. 22, 1983),
letter to J. D. Kuehler, Sr. VP of IBM (April 9, 1984),
presentation at the Truman Centennial (1984),
testimony at the Supercomputer hearing of the House Science and Technology Committee
(Tallahassie, August, 1985),
transcript of the AFIPS 25th anniversary Policy Symposium (May, 1986),
Meeting the Grand Challenges of Science at the National Supercomputer Centers,
meeting of the center directors (at the NSF?) (February, 1987),
White Paper on Advanced Computation and Simulation of Complex Material Phenomena (February, 1987),
testimony before the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology (March, 1988),
presentation to the National Governors' Association Working Group on State Initiatives in Applied Research
(Washington, April, 1988),
transcript of the executive seminar on Supercomputing for the Future of the United States
(Boston University, June, 1989),
transcript of a panel: Fiber Optics, an Important tool (undated; includes Gov. Mario Cuomo)


Box 6  Folder 4 
The National Science Foundation in the 1990's

July 1988 
Pamphlet, reprints, and associated correspondence


Box 6  Folder 5 
Cornell Theory Center Documents


Cornell Theory Center grant proposals and supporting documents


Box 6  Folder 6 
Cornell Theory Center Correspondence


Correspondence associated with the Cornell Theory Center


Box 6  Folder 7 
Cornell Theory Center News Articles and Interviews


News clippings and interviews related to supercomputing


Box 6  Folder 8 
Raw Notes


Raw notes for articles on supercomputing


Box 6  Folder 9 
Slides


Transparencies of talks on supercomputing and the Theory Center


Box 6  Folder 10 
Correspondence Related to Supercomputing


Mainly invitations to conferences


Box 6  Folder 11 
Theory Center Printed Materials

c. 1989 
Issues of Forefronts, the Theory Center newsletter
Science and Supercomputing (glossy brochure, 1989)


Box 6  Folder 12 
Supercomputing Reports by Others


Miscellaneous reports relevant to supercomputing


Box 6  Folder 13 
Technical Materials from the Theory Center


Tseries users guide (preliminary)  Floating Point Systems,
tutorial introduction to Trillium for C Programmers  M. Braner,
an application for the T20: a vector interpreter  D. Bergmark


Box 6  Folder 14 
Gibbs Project Documentation


Gibbs project proposal, K. G. Wilson, D. Gries, and A. Grimison,
addendum by K. G. Wilson,
GIBBS: a Proposed Scientific Program Development System, K. G. Wilson,
GIBBS  Operational Description, K. G. Wilson and W. Wenzel


Box 7  Folder 4 
A National Plan for Education Reform


Report, correspondence and responses


Box 7  Folder 5 
Drafts of Papers on Education Reform


"Industrial Redesign",
"Achieving Education Reform" (op. ed. piece)
(2 copies),
"Diagnosing Productivity Problems",
"K12 Scientific Literacy: a Plan for Ohio State University and the State of Ohio" (August 1989),
"A Cognitive Studies/Teacher Enhancement Program at Ohio State University"
(several stages of drafts),
"Innovation and Basic Research: the Key to Achieving National Education Goals",
"Briefing Paper: Achieving the National Goals for Education",
"Operation Horace Mann",
"Achieving Education Reform"


Box 7  Folder 6 
Rough Drafts and Raw Notes on Education Reform


Box 7  Folder 7 
Discovery Project


Discovery Project: Proposal to the National Science Foundation,
materials and correspondence related to the Discovery Project


Box 7  Folder 8 
Ohio State Education Proposals


Ohio State interdisciplinary seed grant proposal: "Cooperative Inquiry with
Diversified Learning Teams Engaged in Systemic Education Reform",
Preliminary Proposal to the NSF: "A Cognitive Studies/Teacher Enhancement
Program at Ohio State University",
related correspondence


Box 7  Folder 9 
Material for "Redesigning Education"


Chapter summaries for the book proposal (Ben Daviss),
rough drafts


Box 7  Folder 10 
On Peter Drucker's School Reform Proposals


Drucker on Education: "Does Drucker have the best ideas for school reform?" (March 2006)
"A New Strategy for Education Reform, Starting with a Skunk Works",
"Reviving Drucker's Research Discipline of Social Ecology" (December 2007)
(drafts  K. G. Wilson and C. Barsky)


Box 7  Folder 11 
Substantive Correspondence on Education Issues


Exchange of letters, and related materials to/from:
Arnold Arons (University of Washington),
Lewis Branscomb (J. F. Kennedy School, Harvard),
Urie Bronfbrenner (Cornell),
Harvey Brooks (J. F. Kennedy School, Harvard),
S. Cecchetti,
Paul David (Stanford),
Julie Dougherty,
Louis Gerstner (Chairman and CEO, IBM),
Z. GolabMeyer (Jagiellonian University, Krakow),
Kurt Gottfried (Cornell),
Dee Hock (CEO emeritus, VISA),
Paul Kennedy (Yale),
Jack Keuhler (Vice Charman, IBM),
Leon Lederman (Director emeritus, Fermilab),
Mervin Muller (Ohio State),
Sharon Porter Robinson (COO, Educational Testing Service),
Seymour Sarason (Yale),
Dick and Iris Schutz,
Robert Slavin (Johns Hopkins),
W. Rodman Snelling,
Karim Joseph Mourad (Ohio State),
John Staudenmaier (University of Detroit Mercy),
Carl Wieman (University of Colorado; now at Stanford),
Alexandra Wigdor (National Research Council),
William Wulf (National Academy of Engineering)


Box 7  Folder 12 
Less Substantive Correspondence Related to Education


Box 7  Folder 13 
Letters of Recommendation and Evaluation  Physics Education


Box 7  Folder 14 
Miscellaneous Correspondence from Ohio State


Box 7  Folder 15 
ARTE Draft Proposal

1998 
ARTE (Association for the Recognition of Talent in Education)


Box 7  Folder 16 
Ohio Science and Technology Commission

1989 
Materials for the Human Resources Subcommittee


Box 7  Folder 17 
Correspondence with the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Research Council (NRC),
and the National Education Association (NEA)


Box 7  Folder 18 
Slides from Wilson's Presentations


Box 7  Folder 19 
Materials by Others on Science Education

