Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, memos, design specifications, and budgets related to the design and construction of the Mesa Laboratory. Materials document the site selection committee, selection of an architect, bidding process for contractors, internal discussions on design and space allocation, interior design, and the dedication ceremony. Select materials from this collection have been digitized and are available in the NCAR Library's digital repository, OpenSky.
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...
Scope and Contents The Physical Facilities Services (PFS) Records document the planning, construction, and maintenance of NCAR/UCAR buildings and campuses, including the Climax Observatory, Mesa Laboratory, Fleischmann Building, Marshall Field Site, Research Aviation Facility, Foothills Campus and Center Green. The records also include information on work done by PFS on various field projects that were not located in the Boulder, Colorado area. Documents begin with the planning of the Mesa Laboratory and the...
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...
Scope and Contents This collection contains various audio-visual resources that document demonstrations, conferences, lectures, facility tours, presentations, and talks by by UCAR/NCAR staff and scientists, as well as others. Retirement parties and NCAR staff events are also included.