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Smagorinsky, Margaret, 2006-01-02

 Item
Identifier: Item 90
Oral history interview with Margaret Smagorinsky, 2006. Interviewed by Kristine Harper. 3 sound cassettes (ca. 2 hrs., tape 3 side B blank) : analog, mono + transcript (49 pgs.). AMS 201-203; two physical versions (one master, one copy).Forms part of American Meteorological Society Oral History Project. Topics include: childhood, family and education; Brooklyn College; early employment; wartime work as statistician for the U.S. Weather Bureau with Glenn Brier, Jerome Namias; graduate work in statistics and meteorology at NYU; marriage to Joe Smagorinsky; work as programmer for the Meteorology Project, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton; memories of John von Neumann, and other Project staff; motherhood and working in the 1950s; trip to Russia; memories of GFDL staff; work in neuropsychiatric research; and reflections on Joe Smagorinsky.

Dates

  • 2006-01-02

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Extent

From the Collection: 107.00 Items