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  • E-mail: slacarc[@]
  • Phone: (650)926-3091
  • Post: SLAC Archives and History Office, M/S 97, 2575 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025.

Office Location: Bldg.50, Rm.370

Max Dresden, 1918 - 1997

Visiting Scientist, SLAC
Consulting Professor in History of Physics, Stanford University

Max Dresden. SLAC Photo mc0346

Professional and Biographical Information

Selected Publications

  • The Rise of the Standard Model: Particle physics in the 1960s and 1970s. Proceedings, Conference, Stanford USA, June 24-27, 1992. SLAC-REPRINT-1997-127
  • Physics-particle physics: An Unsettled and unsettling relation. May 1993. SLAC-PUB-6199
  • Pions to quarks: Particle physics in the 1950s. Proceedings, 2nd International Symposium on the History of Particle Physics, Batavia, USA, May 1-4, 1985. Fermilab, 1989. Published in Cambridge, UK: Univ.Pr.(1989) 734 p
  • All Max Dresden papers indexed in inSPIRE
  • Max Dresden Author Profile in inSPIRE

Archival Materials

The Max Dresden 1990-1996 Lectures at SLAC are available online, and can be viewed (via RealPlayer).

Max Dresden papers held by the SLAC Archives and History Office are currently being processed, and are not yet open for research. SLAC staff may access preliminary descriptions of the Max Dresden Papers held by the Archives.

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