Flanagan, Dennis, 1919-2005

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Flanagan was born in Bucks County, PA in 1919. He attended the University of Michigan, majoring in English. Worked for Life Magazine as the science editor and in 1947 he left to create a popular science magazine. He eventually created Scientific American, which was first published in May 1948. He served as editor until he retired in 1984.

From the description of Dennis Flanagan papers, 1952-1988. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 165394063


From the description of Reminiscences of Dennis Flanagan : oral history, 1986. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 269253388

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referencedIn Shannon, Claude Elwood, 1916-2001. Claude Elwood Shannon papers, 1932-1995 (bulk 1938-1989). Library of Congress
referencedIn Wilson, Robert R., 1914-2000. Robert R. Wilson papers, 1936-2000. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Claude Elwood Shannon Papers, 1932-1995, (bulk 1938-1989) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Flanagan, Dennis, 1919-2005,. Reminiscences of Dennis Flanagan : oral history, 1986. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Flanagan, Dennis, 1919-2005. Dennis Flanagan papers, 1952-1988. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Louis N. Ridenour Papers, 1917-1960, (bulk 1945-1959) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Roger Hayward Papers, 1899-2007 Oregon State University LibrariesSpecial Collections & University Archives Research Center
referencedIn Ridenour, Louis N. (Louis Nicot), 1911-1959. Louis N. Ridenour papers, 1917-1960 (bulk 1945-1959). Library of Congress
referencedIn Robert R. Wilson papers, 1936-2000. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
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associatedWith Hayward, Roger. person
associatedWith Lowenstein, Bruce V., person
correspondedWith Ridenour, Louis N. (Louis Nicot), 1911-1959. person
associatedWith Scientific American, inc. corporateBody
correspondedWith Shannon, Claude Elwood, 1916-2001. person
associatedWith Wilson, Robert R., 1914-2000. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Communication in science
Science news


Birth 1919-07-22

Death 2005-01-14




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