National Center for Atmospheric Research (U.S.).
Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — other: 50TC Box 1
Scope and Contents The 50th Anniversary celebration for UCAR/NCAR occured in 2010. A time capsule project, lead by the NCAR Archives and UCAR Communications, collected over 90 items that provide a snapshot of life at UCAR/NCAR in the year 2010. The collection includes a variety of ephemera and also digital files.
Identifier: - COMET
Scope and Contents The Cooperative Program for Operational Meteorology, Education and Training (COMET) Records document the work the COMET staff between the years 1989 and 2006. The collection consists mostly of education and training materials such as course notebooks and audio-visual materials. Also included are administrative files, proposals, annual reports, correspondence, promotional materials and recorded storm footage.
Identifier: - 03-HVB
Scope and Contents The Harriet V. Barker Papers document the inner workings of upper management of UCAR, offering a glimpse into strategic planning and the relationship between UCAR and the National Science Foundation. The collection contains Barker's notebooks, trip notes, and correspondence.
Scope and Contents The Henry G. Houghton Papers offer a window into the planning of a National Institute for Atmospheric Research, documenting early discussions and planning meetings, the selection of Walter Orr Roberts as the Director of the National Center for Atmospheric Research, and the UCAR scholarship in meteorology from undergraduate students. Materials include correspondence, handwritten notes, meeting minutes, and reports.
Identifier: - 03-00-INFO
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials from the NCAR Information Office. The collection contains press releases, article reprints, research notes, clippings, brochures, films and audio recordings, slides, background materials used by Information Office staff to perform their job functions, planning documents and records documenting the 20th and 25th anniversaries of NCAR, records covering the functions of the Information Office, and several files that detail NCAR research and science.
Identifier: - 04-JPK
Scope and Contents This collection documents the life and work of Dr. Joachim P. Kuettner. Spanning much of Dr. Kuettner's lifetime, this collection includes material relating to his work as an atmospheric scientist with the WMO, including his involvement with the GATE Project, his career with the National Center of Atmospheric Research, and his personal research interests including his lifelong love of soaring. This collection contains correspondence, data, photographs, publications, reports, lecture notes,...
Collection — other: 1-5
Scope and Contents The John A. Eddy Collection consists of documents dated 1954 to 1984, with the bulk falling from 1970 to 1984. Material types in the collection include correspondence and memoranda, presentations, and other materials. The majority of materials include notes, outlines, promotional materials, and transparencies for presentations. Eddy traveled all over the United States giving presentations on his ground-breaking research.
Identifier: - 06-JWF
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of John W. Firor, a former Director of the High Altitude Observatory (HAO) and second Director of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). The collection spans his scientific career with HAO and NCAR as well as his work with outside organizations. Most of the material is in paper format including correspondence, publications, reports, notebooks, brochures, clippings and reprints. The collection also includes audiovisual material in the form of...
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, memos, design specifications, and budgets related to the design and construction of the Mesa Laboratory. Materials document the site selection committee, selection of an architect, bidding process for contractors, internal discussions on design and space allocation, interior design, and the dedication ceremony. Select materials from this collection have been digitized and are available in the NCAR Library's digital repository, OpenSky.
Identifier: - NCC
Scope and Contents The NCAR Climate Club collection consists primarily of the memorandum sent to club members to announce meeting dates, times and speakers. Other materials include a club notice, report, and interview excerpt.