The early history of the establishment of the National Bureau of Standards and of its work in optics is surveyed, as evidenced by its publications appearing in the period 1901–1925.
© 1967 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: August 8, 1966
Published: January 1, 1967
Irvine C. Gardner, "The Early History of Optics at the National Bureau of Standards," Appl. Opt. 6, 1-8 (1967)