Archives of Charles E. Rufer

Identity Statement [Top]

Reference code(s)

CERN-ARCH-CER-001 to 016


Archives of Charles E. Rufer


1959 - 1995

Level of description


Extent of the unit of description

16 items, 12 boxes, 1.3 linear metres

Context [Top]

Name of creator

Charles E. Rufer

Biographical history

In 1971 Charles E. Rufer was engaged in the Synchrotron Injector Division (SI), which was a subdivision of the Proton Synchrotron Department (PS).

In 1982 he was named as the head of the Personnel Division (PE).

In 1986 he was transfered to the Technical Support Division (ST), in the Mechanical Support Group (ST-MA) where he worked on the heavy transport and handling operations.

In 1990 he went to the Accelerator Technology Division (AT) and worked in the fields of cryogenics, superconducting accelerating cavities, accelerator magnets and vacuum systems, and surveying.

In 1992 he moved to the Accelerator Sector (AC) where he worked on various accelerators. He ceased his professional activity in 1998.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Charles E. Rufer

Content & Structure [Top]

Scope and content

This collection contains correspondence, memoranda, reports and various minutes of meetings on CERN Employment Conditions (CEC), Comité pour la Mécanique (COMIMECA), LHC Steering Committee, LHC 4 feed points committee.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information

Nothing was destroyed.


No further accruals are expected.

System of arrangement

The original order has been preserved

Conditions of access and use [Top]

Conditions governing access

See file level description and the CERN operational circular No 3: rules applicable to archival material and archiving at CERN. In general, records on any subject that are over 30 years old, and all records of a purely scientific nature, may be consulted.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copyright is retained by CERN, no reproduction without permission.

Language / scripts of material

Most of the material is written in French.

Finding aids

Listed to file level in the CERN Archives Database.

Description control [Top]

Archivist's note

Description prepared by Estelle Beck.

Date(s) of description

Geneva, the 19th November 2004, Revised 2007