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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Roberts, Walter Orr, 1985

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Identifier: Item 39
Scope and Contents Oral History Interview with Walter Orr Roberts, 1985. Interviewed by Lucy Warner. 3 sound cassettes (ca. 3 hrs.): analog, mono. UCAR/NCAR 1; two physical versions (one master, one copy). Transcript (86 pgs.). Forms part of the UCAR/NCAR Oral History Collection. In this interview Walter Orr Roberts discusses the Mesa Laboratory and surrounding site, including the Fleischmann Building, and its architect, I.M. Pei. Roberts speaks briefly about his experience designing the High Altitude Observatory...

Roberts, Walter Orr, 1987-08-21

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Identifier: Item 40
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Walter Orr Roberts, 1987. Interviewed by Ed Wolff. 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. Walter Orr Roberts discusses how he came to be NCAR's first director, the purpose for creating a national center, the process for identifying NCAR's initial priorities, the issue of competition between NCAR and university programs, the debate regarding...

Schaefer, Vincent, 1993-05-07

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Identifier: Item 42
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Vincent Schaefer, 1993. Interviewed by Earl Droessler. 1 sound cassette (ca. 1 hr.) : analog, mono + transcript (12 pgs.). UCAR/NCAR 81; two physical versions (one master, one copy). Transcript (12 pgs.). Vincent J. Schaefer begins by talking about the gathering led by Tom Malone in the late 1950s to generate a plan for a center to work with problems related to the atmosphere. He describes the differences between the majority of the group, and himself and Vonnegut in...