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History

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Blackadar, Alfred, 1989-09-15

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Identifier: Item 3
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Alfred K. Blackadar, 1989. Interviewed by Earl Droessler. 1 sound cassette (ca. 1 hr.) : analog, mono. Two physical versions (one master, one copy). Transcript (9 pgs.). Access restrictions; the interview may be examined by scholars approved by UCAR. Forms part of the UCAR/NCAR Oral History Collection. Alfred K. Blackadar speaks about his time on the UCAR Board of Trustees; his involvement as Penn State representative in the 1960s and 1970s. During this time he also...

Calhoun, John, 1988-06-15

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Identifier: Item 7
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with John Calhoun, 1988. Interviewed by Earl Droessler. 1 sound cassette (ca. 1 hr.) : analog, mono. Two physical versions (one master, one copy). Transcript (24 pgs.). Forms part of the UCAR/NCAR Oral History Collection. Dr. John C. Calhoun was one of the early pioneers and contributors to UCAR/NCAR development. Calhoun became acquainted with UCAR and a plan for developing a national program (the “Blue Book”) while at Texas A&M University in an administrative role....

Crowe, Harriet, 1990-06-27

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Identifier: Item 8
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Harriet Crowe, 1990. Interviewed by Earl Droessler. 1 sound cassette (ca. 1 hr.) : analog, mono. Two physical versions (one master, one copy). Transcript (22 pgs.). Forms part of the UCAR/NCAR Oral History Collection. In this interview Harriet Crowe, one of the first UCAR employees, discusses studying astronomy under Walter Orr Roberts, her role at the High Altitude Observatory (HAO) and her involvement in the early development of UCAR. Crowe discusses how UCAR/NCAR...

Green, Judy, 2015-06-30

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Identifier: 1
Scope and Contents This series contains oral history interviews. For similar items, please see the American Meteorological Society Oral History Project.

Jenne, Roy, 2005-09-16

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Identifier: Item 15
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Roy Jenne, 2005. Interviewed by Stuart Leslie. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 2 hrs.) : analog, mono. Two physical versions (one master, one copy). Transcript (17 pgs.). Forms part of UCAR/NCAR Oral History Collection. Dr. Roy Jenne provides an overview of his career at NCAR in the computing division. Jenne discusses the Mesa Laboratory and its facilities; his recollections of the various computing systems at NCAR, starting with a Control Data 3600; the significant work NCAR...

NCAR and UCAR 50th Anniversary, 2013 - 2016

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Scope and Contents This website was created in 2010 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of UCAR and NCAR and features video from major events, an interactive photo timeline, and links to feature articles chronicling NCAR and UCAR history from 1960 to 2010.

NCAR Archives, 2013 -

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Scope and Contents Since February 2013, the NCAR Archives has been crawling and harvesting UCAR/NCAR websites using Archive It. The harvested websites include most UCAR/NCAR webpages and associated images, video, PDF files, and other content. The collection also includes the U.S. Weather Commission, a group that brings together the American weather industry, state and local governments, and academia in an organized effort to urge Congress and the Executive Branch to undertake, promote, and support our nation’s...

Pei, I.M., 1985-05-14

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Identifier: Item 32
Scope and Contents Oral History Interview with I.M. Pei, 1985. Interviewed by Lucy Warner. 1 sound cassette (ca. 1 hr.): analog, mono. Two physical versions (one master, one copy). Transcript (15 pgs.). Forms part of the UCAR/NCAR Oral History Collection. In this interview I.M. Pei, chief architect of the Mesa Laboratory and the Fleischmann Building, speaks passionately about his inspirations; the placement of the structures and the relationship between building and setting; the design process, down to the...

Rex, Daniel (Dan), 1988-06-17

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Identifier: Item 36
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Daniel Rex, 1988. Interviewed by Earl Droessler. 1 sound cassette (ca. 1 hr.) : analog, mono. Two physical versions (one master, one copy). Transcript (23 pgs.). Forms part of the UCAR/NCAR Oral History Collection. Walter Orr Roberts, the director of the High Altitude Observatory (HAO) and the first director of NCAR, recruited Daniel (Dan) F. Rex from the Navy in the early 1960s to join the not yet materialized national center as chief administrator officer with a...

Roberts, Walter Orr, 1966

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Identifier: Item 38
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Walter Orr Roberts, 1966. One sound cassette (ca. 1 hr.) : analog, mono. Two physical versions (one master, one copy). Transcript (24 pgs.). Forms part of the UCAR/NCAR Oral History Collection. In this interview Walter Orr Roberts discusses the war time (World War II) and working in isolation at the observatory in the mining community of Climax, Colorado. He talks about observing the Sun’s corona, using the chronograph and doing special cosmic ray work with gold. The...