McMillan, Edwin Mattison
National Archives and Records Administration
Pacific San Francisco Region
1000 Commodore Drive
San Bruno, CA 94066-2350
McMillan’s records are part of the U.S. Department of Energy and Atomic Energy Commission, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory. McMillan won the Nobel Prize with Glenn T. Seaborg in 1951 for the discovery of neptunium and plutonium. The records are organized into several series: Correspondence (1933-1984); Laboratories and Conference Papers (1948-1974); Syposium Papers, Scientific Notes (1931-1982); Reprints (1927-1984); Crank file, Day Books, Calendars (1940-1983); Historical Research, Director’s Records (1938-1973); High Energy Accelerators Study Group (1948-1969) Paramount Pictures Case (1950-1967); Rand Corp. Board Papers (1954-1973); Certificates (1932-1968) Technical Drawings, Scrapbooks (1940-1970), engineering drawings, including McMillan’s invention, the Synchrotron particle accelerator, other major accelerators which he operated, designed or planned; Sound Recordings (1952-1973), including selected speeches and lectures; and phoptographs.