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Anderson, Carl David (Physicist)
This wide-ranging 1979 interview in eight sessions with Carl D. Anderson, Board of Trustees Professor of Physics, emeritus and Nobel laureate, begins with his recollections of his undergraduate years at Caltech (1923-1927), and the influence of Arthur Amos Noyes and Ira Sprague Bowen.

MEDIUM: Sound recording; FORMAT: Sound cassette: analog; QUANTITY: 1 set (8 cassettes per set)

Jan. 9, 1979 - Feb. 8, 1979
Physics


Oral History

Emerson, Sterling H.
An interview in three sessions, in March and April 1979, with Sterling Howard Emerson, professor of genetics, emeritus, in the Division of Biology.

MEDIUM: Sound recording; FORMAT: Sound cassette: analog; QUANTITY: 1 set (3 cassettes per set)

Mar. 31, 1979 - Apr. 6, 1979
Biology, Genetics


Oral History

Sharp, Robert Phillip (Geologist)
This interview in two sessions in 1998 with Robert P. Sharp, Sharp Professor of Geology emeritus, begins with an account of his institution in 1984 of student field trips to Hawaii to study volcanism up close (Project Pahoehoe), thanks to the financial support of H. Dudley Wright.

MEDIUM: Sound recording; FORMAT: Sound cassette: analog; QUANTITY: 1 set (2 cassettes per set)

May. 28, 1998 - Oct. 12, 1998
Geology


Oral History

Fowler, William Alfred (Physicist, Nobel Laureate)
Interview conducted in eight sessions between May 1983 and May 1984 with Willy Fowler, Nobel laureate and Institute Professor of Physics, emeritus.

MEDIUM: Sound recording; FORMAT: Sound cassette: analog; QUANTITY: 1 set (9 cassettes per set)

May. 13, 1983 - May. 31, 1984
Physics, Nobel Prize


Oral History

DuBridge, Lee
Read on-line: A Conversation with Lee Alvin DuBridge, Part I
Published in Physics in Perspective 5 (2003): 174-205.

MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: offprint; LENGTH: 32 pages

Feb. 19, 1981 - Feb. 19, 1981
Administration, Physics


Oral History

Haagen-Smit, Zus (Maria) (Botanist)
This interview in 2000 with Zus (Maria) Haagen-Smit, widow of Caltech biologist Arie Jan Haagen-Smit (1900-1977), describes their early education at the University of Utrecht, his work on terpenes with Leopold Ruzicka, and the cooperation between Caltech and Utrecht in studies of plant hormones.

MEDIUM: Sound recording; FORMAT: Sound cassette: analog; QUANTITY: 1 set (2 cassettes per set)

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


Oral History

Veysey, Victor
Interview in three sessions in 1993 and 1994 with Victor V. Veysey, director of Caltech's Industrial Relations Center and lecturer in business economics, 1977-1983, and Caltech alumnus (BS, 1936).

MEDIUM: Sound recording; FORMAT: Sound cassette: analog; QUANTITY: 1 set (3 cassettes per set)

Jul. 14, 1993 - Feb. 4, 1994
Industrial Relations Center


Oral History

Borsook, Henry (Biochemist)
Interview in 1978 with biochemist Henry Borsook, who joined Caltech's newly created Biology Division in 1929 and retired from Caltech in 1968, moving his laboratory to U.C. Berkeley.

MEDIUM: Sound recording; FORMAT: Sound cassette: analog; QUANTITY: 1 set (2 cassettes per set)

Apr. 5, 1978 - Apr. 5, 1978
Biology, Biochemistry, Einstein


Oral History

Anderson, Carl David (Physicist)
Read on-line: Interview with Carl Anderson
ABSTRACT: This wide-ranging 1979 interview in eight sessions with Carl D. Anderson, Board of Trustees Professor of Physics, emeritus and Nobel laureate, begins with his recollections of his undergraduate years at Caltech (1923-1927), and the influence of Arthur Amos Noyes and Ira Sprague Bowen.

MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Book; LENGTH: 128 pages; QUANTITY: 1

Jan. 9, 1979 - Feb. 8, 1979
Physics


Oral History

Brennen, Christopher E.
An interview in three sessions, November-December 2002, with Christopher E. Brennen, Hayman Professor of Mechanical Engineering, emeritus, in the Engineering Division.

MEDIUM: Sound recording; FORMAT: Sound cassette: analog; QUANTITY: 1 set (3 cassettes per set)

Nov. 19, 2002 - Dec. 3, 2002
Mechanical engineering


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