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World War, 1939-1945

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

American Meteorological Society Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier:  - AMSOHP
Scope and Contents The American Meteorological Society Oral History Project (AMSOHP) aims to capture the history of the atmospheric sciences as told by scientists, administrators, and others working in field. The collection is especially rich in interviews that capture the memories of scientists who launched much of the innovative meteorological research in post-war America.

Anderson, Charles, 1992-06-24

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Identifier: Item 2
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Charles E. Anderson, 1992. Interviewed by Earl Droessler. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 2 hrs.) : analog, mono + transcript (34 pgs.). AMS 82-83; two physical versions (one master, one copy). Forms part of American Meteorological Society Oral History Project. Charles E. Anderson begins by recalling his entry into the Army Air Corps at the University of Chicago, and his work there under Byers, Wolf, Rossby, Reed and Starr. He then covers the Black Army Air Corps group based...

Atlas, David, 1987-09-30

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Identifier: Item 4
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with David Atlas, 1987. Interviewed by Robert Serafin. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 2 hrs., tape 2 side B blank) : analog, mono + transcript (29 pgs.). AMS 17-18; two versions (one master, one copy). Forms part of American Meteorological Society Oral History Project. Dr. David Atlas recounts his early aspirations to science; the graduate education he received at the City College of New York, the New York University Air Force Meteorology Program, Harvard and MIT; and his...

Aviation Cadets Collection

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Identifier:  - ACC
Scope and Contents The Aviation Cadets Collection contains photocopies of publications, photographs, and audio related to the work of the Aviation Cadets during World War II. The invitation, program, handwritten notes, and clippings related to the 50th reunion are also included in this collection.

Papirno, Ralph, 1999-03-13

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Identifier: Item 67
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Ralph Papirno, 1999. Interviewed by Laura Cochrane. 1 sound cassette (ca. 1 hr., static and audio distortions throughout) : analog, mono + transcript (3 pgs., incomplete). AMS 157; two physical versions (one master, one copy). Forms part of American Meteorological Society Oral History Project. Topics include: World War II and meteorology; Carl Gustav-Rossby and the University of Chicago; tropical meteorology; observation station on Luzon; and effect of atmosphere on...

Pitts Jr., James N., 2007-08-02

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Identifier: Item 69
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with James N. Pitts, Jr., 2007. Interviewed by Jeffery S. Gaffney. 4 sound cassettes (ca. 4 hrs., tape 4 side B blank) : analog, mono + transcript (81 pgs.). AMS 224-227; two physical versions (one master, one copy). Forms part of American Meteorological Society Oral History Project. Topics include: Youth; how UCI got to be #1 in atmospheric science; chemical warfare during World War II; statewide air pollution center; and micrometeorology.

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...

Robinson, George D., 1994-06-27

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Identifier: Item 76
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with George D. Robinson, 1994. Interviewed by Earl Droessler. 3 sound cassettes (ca. 4 hrs.) : analog, mono + transcript (50 pgs.). AMS 102-104; two physical versions (one master, one copy). Forms part of American Meteorological Society Oral History Project. George D. Robinson describes his education in physics at Leeds University, first position as research assistant at Kew Observatory under Sir George Simpson. He discusses his appointment as a meteorological officer in...

Rowland, Sherwood, 2007-08-01

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Identifier: Item 78
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with F. Sherwood Rowland, 2007. Interviewed by Jeffrey Gaffney. 4 sound cassettes (ca. 4 hrs., tape 1 side B blank) : analog, mono + transcript (35 pgs.). AMS 200-223; one physical version (one master). Forms part of American Meteorological Society Oral History Project. Topics and people mentioned include: early childhood and family; love of playing sports; Navy service during World War II; education at Ohio Wesleyan; graduate school at the University of Chicago; early...