Smith, Cyril Stanley, 1903-1992

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Birth 1903-10-04
Death 1992-08-25
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English

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Smith, Cyril Stanley, 1903-1992, Metallurgist of Cambridge, Mass.

Smith received a doctorate from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1926 and taught there from 1961 until his retirement in 1969. His title of Institute Professor Emeritus of Metallurgy and the History of Metallurgy, one rarely conferred and only on those whose work goes beyond traditional disciplines, reflects the high esteem in which he was held. Smith has had great influence on contemporary metalsmiths, experts in ceramics, and students of Japanese art, among others.

From the description of Oral history interview with Cyril Stanley Smith 1992 Mar. 18 and Apr. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646399585

Cyril Stanley Smith (1903-1992) was a metallurgist from Cambridge, Mass.

Smith received a doctorate from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1926 and taught there from 1961 until his retirement in 1969. His title of Institute Professor Emeritus of Metallurgy and the History of Metallurgy, one rarely conferred and only on those whose work goes beyond traditional disciplines, reflects the high esteem in which he was held. Smith has had great influence on contemporary metalsmiths, experts in ceramics, and students of Japanese art, among others.

From the description of Oral history interview with Cyril Stanley Smith, 1992 Mar. 18-Apr. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 744432263

Metallurgist; Cambridge, Mass. Died 1992.

Smith received a doctorate from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1926 and taught there from 1961 until his retirement in 1969. His title of Institute Professor Emeritus of Metallurgy and the History of Metallurgy, one rarely conferred and only on those whose work goes beyond traditional disciplines, reflects the high esteem in which he was held. Smith has had great influence on contemporary metalsmiths, experts in ceramics, and students of Japanese art, among others.

From the description of Cyril Stanley Smith interviews, 1992 March 18 and April 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220203358

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Subjects:

  • Nuclear energy--Government policy
  • Decorative art
  • X-rays
  • World War, 1939-1945--Science
  • Metallurgists
  • Hydrogen bomb
  • Copper alloys
  • Scientists in government
  • Science--Political aspects
  • Policy scientists
  • Technology--History
  • Plutonium
  • Atomic bomb
  • Depressions--1929
  • Uranium
  • Metallurgy
  • Surface energy
  • Microstructure
  • Physical laboratories--Administration
  • Copper alloys--Corrosion
  • Physicists
  • Nuclear reactors

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  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Soviet Union (as recorded)