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Housner, George William (Engineer)
Read on-line: George Housner Oral History Interview with Rachel Prud'Homme
GEORGE W. HOUSNER (1919-2008), Caltech's Braun Professor of Engineering and pioneer in the field of earthquake engineering.

MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Book; LENGTH: 64 pages; QUANTITY: 1

Jul. 2, 1984 - Jul. 11, 1984
Engineering


Oral History

Gutenberg, Hertha (Faculty Wife)
Read on-line: Herta Gutenberg Oral History Interview with Mary Terrall
Herta Gutenberg was the wife of the geophphysicist Beno Gutenberg.

MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Book; LENGTH: 47 pages; QUANTITY: 1

Feb. 6, 1980 - Feb. 13, 1980
Geology, Seismology, Women, Einstein


Oral History

Bonner, James
Read on-line: Biology Oral History Interview with Bonner, Emerson, Horowitz and Paulson
ABSTRACT; In this 1978 informal conversation, the partcipants recall the early days of biology at Caltech under its first chairman, Thomas Hunt Morgan, including recollections of Theodosius Dobzhansky.

MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Book; LENGTH: 42 pages

Nov. 6, 1978 - Nov. 6, 1978
Biology


Oral History

Davis, Susan
Read on-line: Susan Davis Oral History Interview with Heidi Aspaturian

[LENGTH: 78 pages ]

Feb. 14, 2013 - Mar. 8, 2013
Humanities and social sciences, Students


Oral History

Bethe, Hans
Read on-line: Hans Bethe Oral History Interview with Judith Goodstein
Session one is published as "A conversation with Hans Bethe" in Physics in Perspective 1 (1999) 253-281.

MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Book; LENGTH: 47 pages; QUANTITY: 1

Feb. 17, 1982 - Jan. 28, 1993
Physics, Nobel Prize


Oral History

Fowler, William Alfred (Physicist, Nobel Laureate)
Read on-line: William Fowler Oral History Interview with Carol Buge (supplement)
January 1996: Second copy of OH added to collection.

MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Book; LENGTH: 15 pages; QUANTITY: 2 copies

Oct. 3, 1986 - Oct. 3, 1986
Physics, Nobel Prize


Oral History

Haagen-Smit, Zus (Maria) (Botanist)
Read on-line: Zus Haagen-Smit Oral History with Shirley K. Cohen
Zus Haagen-Smit was the wife of Arie Haagen-Smit, who was a pioneer in the analysis and treatment of smog.

MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Book; LENGTH: 40 pages; QUANTITY: 1

Mar. 16, 2000 - Mar. 20, 2000
Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Women


Oral History

Fowler, William Alfred (Physicist, Nobel Laureate)
Read on-line: William Fowler Oral History Interview with Carol Buge (supplement) [sound recording]
January 1996: The original interview and supplement are bound together.

MEDIUM: Sound recording; FORMAT: Sound cassette: analog; QUANTITY: 1 set (1 cassette per set)

Oct. 3, 1986 - Oct. 3, 1986
Physics, Nobel Prize


Oral History

La Belle, Jenijoy
Read on-line: Jenijoy La Belle Oral History Interview with Heidi Aspaturian
Oral history interview, conducted by Heidi Aspaturian, in 8 sessions: Session 1 February 10, 2008 Session 2 March 2, 2008 Session 3 March 16, 2008 Session 4 March 30, 2008 Session 5 April 5, 2008 Session 6 April 27, 2008 Session 7 May 11, 2008 Session 8 April 18, 2009

MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Book; LENGTH: 157 pages; QUANTITY: 1

Feb. 10, 2008 - Apr. 18, 2009
Humanities, Women


Oral History

Wood, David S.
Read on-line: David Wood Oral History Interview with Shirley K. Cohen
This 39-page interview covers early life, education, including reminiscences of Caltech during the late 1930s and World War II; wartime work at Los Alamos; engineering at Caltech after the war; student affairs; Kent Clark musicals.

MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Book; LENGTH: 39 pages; QUANTITY: 1

May. 25, 1994 - Jun. 1, 1994
Engineering


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