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Planning

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 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...

Karyn Sawyer Papers -

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: KSP
Scope and Contents This collection contains material related to Karyn Sawyer's work in the Joint Office for Science Support (formerly the International Projects Office). The collection includes planning documents for the First GARP (Global Atmospheric Research Program) Global Experiment (FGGE) and GATE (GARP Atlantic Tropical Experiment). Also included is an early NCAR manual which includes a 1963 foreword by Walter Orr Roberts as well as updates and supplements that cover the period 1965-1974. The collection...

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...

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...