Allen Varley AstinPapers 1939-1973 (bulk 1950-1970)


Allen Varley AstinPapers 1939-1973 (bulk 1950-1970)

Physicist and director, National Bureau of Standards. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, agenda, reports, studies, congressional testimony, writings, speeches, conference papers, university teaching and training course records, research data, printed matter, and photographs documenting Astin's career at the National Bureau of Standards, 1928-1969.

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Astin, Allen Varley, 1904-1984 (person)

Physicist. From the description of Reminiscences of Allen Varley Astin : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122587023 Physicist and director, National Bureau of Standards. From the description of Allen Varley Astin papers, 1939-1973 (bulk 1950-1970). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983150 From the description of Papers, 1939-1973 (bulk 1950-1970). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 34576578 ...

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After World War II the National Bureau of Standards (NBS) was charged with the task of following developments in computing. In response, NBS began to index and abstract books, journals, reports and other literature covering a broad range of computer-related topics beginning in the mid-1940s. Eventually the enormity of the task forced NBS to abandon this work in 1978. From the description of Computer Literature Collection, 1956-1978. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat re...

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Astin, John, 1930- (person)

John Allen Astin (born March 30, 1930) is an American actor who has appeared in numerous films and television series, as well as a television director and voice artist. He is best known for starring as Gomez Addams in The Addams Family (1964–1966), reprising the role in the television film Halloween with the New Addams Family (1977) and the animated series The Addams Family (1992–1993). Notable film projects include West Side Story (1961), That Touch of Mink (1962), Move Over Darling (1963), Fre...

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