Brown, Harold, 1927-....

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U.S. secretary of defense, physicist, and educator.

From the description of Papers of Harold Brown. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132876

Harold Brown was born on September 10, 1927 in New York, New York. He received an A.B. (1945), an A.M. (1946) and a Ph.D. (1949) from Columbia University. He was a research scientist at Columbia University from 1945 to 1950 and lecturer in physics at Columbia from 1947 to 1948. From 1949 to 1950 he was a lecturer in physics at Stevens Institute of Technology. He served as a staff member, group leader, and division leader of the E.O. Lawrence Radiation Laboratory at the University of California at Berkeley, 1950 to 1960, and was director of the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory (California), 1960 to 1961. He was a member of the President's Scientific Advisory Committee, 1960 to 1961, and was director of defense research and engineering at the Department of Defense, 1961 to 1965. From 1965 to 1969 he served as the Secretary of the Air Force under President Johnson. He left Washington in 1969 and served as president of California Institute of Technology, 1969 to 1977; he also was a U.S. delegate to SALT (Strategic Arms Limitations Talks), Helsinki, Vienna and Geneva, 1969 to 1977; and chairman of the Technology Assessment Advisory Council to U.S. Congress, 1974 to 1977. Brown served as Secretary of Defense under President Carter, 1977 to 1981. After his service with the Carter Administration, he held several positions with Johns Hopkins University: distinguished visiting professor at the School of Advanced International Studies, 1981 to 1984; chairman of the Foreign Policy Institute, 1984 to 1992; and counselor for the Center for Strategic & International Studies, 1992.

From the description of Brown, Harold, 1927- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10567921

Physicist and president of California Institute of Technology

From the description of Papers, 1943-1977. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84398462

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referencedIn Haig, Alexander Meigs, 1924-2010. Alexander Meigs Haig papers, 1962-1982 (bulk 1973-1982). Library of Congress
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. SECRETARY OF AIR FORCE HAROLD BROWN AND SECRETARY OF ARMY STANLEY R. RESOR AT HICKAM AFB, HAWAII
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. VICE PRESIDENT HUMPHREY VISITS AIR FORCE ASSOCIATION FALL MEETING, WASHINGTON, D.C.
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. SECRETARY OF AIR FORCE DR. HAROLD BROWN VISITS USAFSO, HOWARD AFB AND ALBROOK AFB, CANAL ZONE
creatorOf Brown, Harold, 1927-. Papers, 1943-1977. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. AFA CONVENTION, DALLAS, TEXAS
creatorOf Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003. Strom Thurmond military assistant. 1962-, 1970-1986. Clemson University Libraries, Robert Muldrow Cooper Library
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE ACCEPTS FIRST F-111C, FORT WORTH, TEXAS
creatorOf Harold Brown Papers. 1977 - 1981. Personal Files
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. AF SECRETARY BROWN VISITS FAR EAST, JAPAN, KOREA, AND TAIWAN
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Staff Secretary. 1976 - 1981. Presidential Files. 1977 - 1981. 8/2/77 [1]
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creatorOf Murray, Bruce C., 1931-. Bruce C. Murray Chronological File Collection, 1976-1982. Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives
referencedIn Brzezinski, Zbigniew, 1928-. Zbigniew Brzezinski papers : Part II, 1798-2009 (bulk 1960-2007). Library of Congress
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE BROWN VISITS DA NANG AB, VIETNAM
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referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. SECRETARY OF AIR FORCE VISITS EUROPE
referencedIn Weinberger, Caspar W. Caspar W. Weinberger papers, 1910-2005 (bulk 1951-2005). Library of Congress
creatorOf Schurmeier, Harris M, 1924-. Harris M. Schurmeier Collection, 1970-1986. Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. X-15 RESEARCH FLIGHT TESTS, EDWARDS AFB, CALIFORNIA
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referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. SECRETARY OF AIR FORCE HAROLD BROWN TOURS BIEN HOA AB, VIETNAM
referencedIn Zbigniew Brzezinski Papers, 1798-2009, (bulk 1952-2007) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE VISITS CAM RANH BAY AB, CAM RANH BAY AB, VIETNAM
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. F-111C TURNOVER CEREMONIES AT GENERAL DYNAMICS, FORT WORTH, TEXAS
creatorOf Pickering, William H., 1910-2004. William H. Pickering Speech Reference Collection, 1959-1974. Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. FRIEND, FOE, OR FANTASY
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. SECRETARY OF AF DOCTOR HAROLD BROWN VISITS TAN SON NHUT AB, VIETNAM
creatorOf Brown, Harold, 1927-. Papers of Harold Brown. Library of Congress
referencedIn Alexander Meigs Haig Papers, 1962-1982, (bulk 1973-1982) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
creatorOf Aigrain, P. (Pierre). International Science and Technology Journal interviews, 1962-1967. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Brown, Harold 1927-. Ad hoc study group on JPL campus interactions : memo to Rochus E. Vogt, 1975 Jun 16. Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. Combat Fox, Osan AB and Kunsan AB, Korea
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Staff Secretary. 1976 - 1981. Presidential Files. 1977 - 1981. 11/8/77 [1]
creatorOf McCloy, John J. (John Jay), 1895-1989. McCloy papers, series 33 : correspondence, 1946-1987. Amherst College Library
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Staff Secretary. 1976 - 1981. Staff Scheduling Memoranda. 1977 - 1978. 8/23/77-8/31/77
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. SECRETARY OF AIR FORCE DR. BROWN VISITS SHAW AFB, SOUTH CAROLINA AND EGLIN AFB AND HURLBURT FIELD, FLORIDA
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATION TO 38TH AIR RESCUE SQUADRON, WASHINGTON, D.C
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. USAF SECRETARY BROWN VISITS SOUTHEAST ASIA
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. AIR FORCE SECRETARY BROWN VISITS PHAN RANG AB, VIETNAM
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. SECRETARY OF AIR FORCE DOCTOR HAROLD BROWN TOURS SOUTHEAST ASIA, SOUTH VIETNAM
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE HAROLD BROWN RECEIVES AWARD, PENTAGON
creatorOf Pickering, William H., 1910-2004. William H. Pickering Office File Collection, 1955-1976. Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATION, WHITE HOUSE, WASHINGTON, D.C.
referencedIn Caspar W. Weinberger Papers, 1910-2005, (bulk 1951-2005) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. USAF SECRETARY HAROLD BROWN VISITS LACKLAND AFB, TEXAS
referencedIn Brzezinski, Zbigniew, 1928-. Zbigniew Brzezinski papers (primary record), 1798-2009 (bulk 1952-2007). Library of Congress
referencedIn Monterey Public Library. California History Room. Distinguished visitors clippings 1903-2007. Monterey Public Library
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. C-5A ROLL-OUT, MARIETTA, GEORGIA
creatorOf Pickering, William H., 1910-2004. William H. Pickering Speech Collection, 1955-1975. Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives
referencedIn John J. McCloy Papers, 1897-1989, 1940-1979 Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. MEGAPHONE (SECRETARY OF AIR FORCE HAROLD BROWNS'S VISIT), TUY HOA AB, VIETNAM
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. Falcons on the wing, Air Force Academy, Colorado
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correspondedWith Brzezinski, Zbigniew, 1928- person
associatedWith California Institute of Technology. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. corporateBody
correspondedWith Haig, Alexander Meigs, 1924-2010. person
associatedWith McCloy, John J. person
associatedWith Monterey Public Library. California History Room. corporateBody
associatedWith Murray, Bruce C., 1931- person
associatedWith Pickering, William H., 1910-2004. person
associatedWith Schurmeier, Harris M, 1924- person
associatedWith Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003. person
associatedWith Weinberger, Caspar W. person
associatedWith Weinberger, Caspar W. person
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Birth 1927-09-19

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