Henry G. Houghton Papers
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.
- Majority of material found in 1958-1962
- Other: Date acquired: 1987-04-28
- Houghton, Henry G. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Access to this collection is open.
Conditions Governing Use
Not all of the material in the collection is in the public domain. Researchers are responsible for addressing copyright issues.
1.30 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
This collection is arranged according to its original order; materials are arranged in folders by date with individual items arranged in chronological order.
Physical Access Requirements
The collection must be viewed in the Archives during normal business hours.
Source of Acquisition
Henry G. Houghton
Method of Acquisition
Donated by Henry G. Houghton
Accruals and Additions
No accruals or additions are expected.
This collection was arranged with minimal processing. Original order was adhered to, except in the case of loose materials, which were filed chronologically by the archivist. Materials were rehoused in acid-free folders.
- Kathleen Legg
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
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Part of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Archives Repository