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Roberts, Walter Orr

 Person

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Henry G. Houghton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: HGH
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.

Mesa Laboratory Construction Records

 Collection
Identifier: MLCR
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.

Philip Duncan Thompson Papers

 Collection
Identifier:  - 06-PDT
Scope and Contents These papers document the career of Philip Duncan Thompson (1922-1994), whose research focused on the large-scale dynamics of the atmosphere, numerical weather prediction, and the statistical theory of hydrodynamic turbulence. The materials cover his career as a regular officer in the United States Air Force in meteorology beginning in World War II, continuing at the Institute for Advanced Study's Electronic Computer Project, the Air Force Cambridge Research Labs, the Joint Numerical Weather...

Robert L. Chasson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0bb200c1-7a42-4fc3-af90-552c4bcc9d47
Scope and Contents The Robert L. Chasson Papers document the committee and advisory work of Dr. Chasson during his time as the Vice Chairman of the UCAR Board of Trustees.  Materials include correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes, reports, agenda, program plans, handwritten notes, clippings, and photographs.

UCAR/NCAR Audio Visual Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNAV
Scope and Contents This collection contains various audio-visual resources that document demonstrations, conferences, lectures, facility tours, presentations, and talks by by UCAR/NCAR staff and scientists, as well as others. Retirement parties and NCAR staff events are also included.

William Welch Kellogg Papers

 Collection — other: 1-5
Identifier: 04-03-01-WWK
Scope and Contents The Papers of William Welch Kellogg consists of documents dated from 1946 to 2005. Dr. Kellogg’s research and work for the National Center for Atmospheric Science (NCAR) comprises the bulk of the materials. He was involved with climate change research and early forecasting methods. The collection includes committee materials, correspondence and memoranda, journals, presentations and speeches, research files, writings, publications, figures, newspaper clippings, and photographs.