Piccard Family Papers circa 1470-1983 (bulk 1926-1983)


Piccard Family Papers circa 1470-1983 (bulk 1926-1983)

Family members represented include Jean Felix Piccard (1884-1963), his wife, Jeannette Ridlon Piccard (1895-1981), and their son, Don Piccard (1926- ). Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, logbooks, drafts of writings and speeches, reports, notes, financial papers, biographical and genealogical material, scrapbooks, blueprints, patent specifications and other papers documenting the careers of Piccard family members in the fields of aeronautics, ballooning, bathyscaphe exploration, chemistry, education, the Episcopal church, and stratospheric exploration.

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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was established as an independent agency of the executive branch on October 1, 1958 by the National Aeronautics and Space Act (72 Stat. 426), approved July 29, 1958. It superseded the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA). NASA conducted redsearch on problems of flight, developed aeronautical and space vehicles, explored outer space, and participated in international programs for the peaceful development of space technology....

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Millikan, Robert Andrews, 1868-1953

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Physicist (photoelectricity, ions) and educator. On the physics faculty at the University of Chicago, 1896-1921; on the faculty at California Institute of Technology: director, Norman Bridge Laboratory of Physics and chairman of the Executive Council, 1921-1946, emeritus professor of physics and chairman of the Board of Trustees from 1946; Nobel Prize in physics, 1923. From the description of Papers [microform], 1847-1953. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77594601 Millikan was...

Gilruth, Robert R. (Robert Rowe), 1913-2000

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Stevens, A. W. (Albert William), 1886-1949

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National Research Council (U.S.)

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Piccard, Jacques

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Piccard, Jean-Félix 1884-1963

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Jean Felix Piccard was born January 28, 1884 in Basel, Switzerland, educated at Basel and at the Swiss Institute of Technology in Zurich where he received his doctorate in 1909. He moved to the United States in 1916 and taught first at the University of Chicago, and then (in 1936) at the University of Minnesota, Dept. of Aeronautical Engineering, where he remained until he retired in 1952. He was a pioneering stratosphere balloonist and cosmic ray research scientist. From the descrip...

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Calco Chemical Company

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NY and Bound Brook, NJ. From the description of Pamphlets and handbills, ca.1920-1935. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 122523589 ...

Episcopal Church

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In 1982, the General Convention of the Church deleted the words "Protestant" and "in the United States of America" from the official title of the Church, making it the Episcopal Church. From the description of Records of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United States of America, Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society, 1823-1975 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702152635 ...

Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955

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Hiatt, Suzanne R.

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Suzanne Hiatt was the John Seely Stone Professor of Homiletics and Pastoral Theology at the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and was a participant in the women's ordination movement in the Episcopal Church. From the description of Suzanne Hiatt papers, 1963-1998 (bulk 1975-1998). (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 68905483 ...

Aéro-Club Suisse.

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Ridlon, John, 1852-1936

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John C. Ridlon (1852-1936) was a physician and surgeon specializing in orthopedic medicine practicing in Chicago, Illinois. From the guide to the John C. Ridlon Papers, 1846-1936 and undated, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University) U.S. orthopedic surgeon. From the description of Papers, 1875-1936. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 32140608 ...

Picard family.

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Don Piccard Balloons

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Corrigan, Daniel, 1897-

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Piccard, Jules, b. 1840-

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Ridlen family.

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Carty, Denzil A.

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Denzil Angus Carty was born in St. John's Antigua, British West Indies, on March 30, 1904, the son of Robert A. and Cecil (Edwards) Carty. He was educated in the New York City high schools, the City College of New York, and the General Theological Seminary, New York City, where he studied for the Episcopal priesthood. He also did graduate work at Xavier University (New Orleans) and Wayne State University (Detroit). In the 1930s Carty served three New York City parishes: ...

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