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Christy, Robert F. (Theoretical Physicist)
Robert F. Christy was born in Vancouver in 1916, received his undergraduate education at the University of British Columbia, and took his Ph.D. degree with J. Robert Oppenheimer at Berkeley in 1941.

MEDIUM: Sound recording; FORMAT: Sound cassette: analog; QUANTITY: 1 set (5 cassettes per set)

Jun. 15, 1994 - Jun. 22, 1994
Physics


Oral History

Schmidt, Maarten (Astronomer)
An interview in three sessions in April and May of 1996 with Maarten Schmidt, Francis L. Moseley Professor of Astronomy, emeritus, in the Division of Physics, Mathematics, and Astronomy.

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

Apr. 11, 1996 - May. 15, 1996
Astronomy


Oral History

Keller, Herbert
Interview in two sessions, May and June 1996, with Herbert B. Keller, professor of applied mathematics with a joint appointment in the Division of Engineering and Applied Science and the Division of Physics, Mathematics, and Astronomy.

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

May. 6, 1996 - Jun. 13, 1996
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics


Oral History

Yariv, Amnon (Electrical Engineer, Applied Physicist)
Interview in three sessions in November and December 1999 with Amnon Yariv, Martin and Eileen Summerfield Professor of Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering in the Division of Engineering and Applied Science.

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

Nov. 17, 1999 - Dec. 1, 1999
Applied Physics


Oral History

Smith, Annette J.
Interview in seven sessions, December 2010 to January 2011 with Annette J. Smith, visiting professor of French at Caltech from 1970 to 1982, appointed associate professor with tenure in 1982, promoted to professor of French in 1985, and Professor of Literature emeritus since 1993.

MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Book; LENGTH: 125 pages; QUANTITY: 1

Dec. 10, 2010 - Jan. 10, 2011
Humanities


Oral History

Heller, Joseph
Joseph H. Heller recounts his childhood recollections of Richard P. Feynman, whom he refers to as Richy, during the 1920s and up to 1935 in Far Rockaway, New York, and then the resumption of contact between the two in Los Angeles in the 1950s.

MEDIUM: Sound recording; FORMAT: Sound disc: digital (WAV file); LENGTH: approx 40 min.; QUANTITY: 2 sets (1 disc per set)

May. 5, 2010 - May. 5, 2010
Physics, Feynman, Richard P.


Oral History

Kanamori, Hiroo (Seismologist)
Interview in two sessions in April 1999 with Hiroo Kanamori, John E. and Hazel S. Smits Professor of Geophysics and director of the Seismological Laboratory 1990-1998.

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

Apr. 19, 1999 - Apr. 26, 1999
Seismology


Manuscript Collection

Foladare, Joseph (Physicist, World War II)
Read on-line: Joseph Foladare Papers, 1943-1946
JOSEPH FOLADARE, 1909-1997.

MEDIUM: Paper; LENGTH: 1.5 linear ft. ; QUANTITY: 3 boxes

Physics, World War II


Oral History

Baltimore, David (Administrator, Biologist)
Interview in three sessions, October-November 2009, with David Baltimore, Robert Andrews Millikan Professor of Biology and president emeritus of Caltech (1997-2006).

MEDIUM: Sound recording; FORMAT: Sound disc: digital (WAV file); QUANTITY: 1 set (2 discs per set)

Oct. 13, 2009 - Nov. 25, 2009
Administration


Oral History

Wu, Theodore Yao-Tsu (Engineering scientist)
An interview in three sessions, February-March 2002, with Theodore Y. Wu, professor of engineering science, emeritus, in the Division of Engineering and Applied Science.

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

Feb. 21, 2002 - Mar. 12, 2002
Fluid Mechanics, Engineering


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