Scripps Institution of Oceanography subject files, 1890-1981 (bulk 1930-1970).

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Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Scripps Institution of Oceanography subject files, 1890-1981 (bulk 1930-1970).

Scripps Institution of Oceanography subject files, 1890-1981 (bulk 1930-1970).

The subject files is an artificial collection created by Scripps Institution of Oceanography archivist Elizabeth Nobel Shor in 1976. The collection contains manuscript and archival material from many different sources filed under subject headings determined and established by Shor. The collection includes extensive information on Scripps financial affairs under the heading, "Budget," Scripps sponsored research under "Research Projects," Scripps expeditions under "Expeditions," and Scripps research vessels under "Ships." The bulk of the collection documents the directorships of Roger Revelle and William Nierenberg.

35 linear ft. (28 boxes)

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Scripps Institution of Oceanography

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Shor, Elizabeth Noble

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Vacquier was born in Russia in 1907; moved with parents to the United States in 1923. Received M.S. in physics from University of Wisconsin in 1928. Designed instrumentation for geophysical research. Most recently a professor emeritus of geophysics at Scripps Institution of Oceanography; widely known for creating the flux-gate magnetometer. From the description of Profile of a Magnetician: Victor Vacquier/ by Elizabeth N. Shor. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79917370 ...

Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991

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Revelle (1909-1991). Research oceanographer, Scripps Institution of Oceanography. From the description of Sound recordings, 1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82028116 From the description of Oral history interview with Roger Revelle: Observations on the Office of Naval Research and International Science, 1945-1960 1984 November. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 83494102 American oceanographer. From the description of Papers, ...

Nierenberg, William Aaron, 1919-2000

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Died 2000. From the description of Oral history interview with William Aaron Nierenberg, 1986 February 6 to 30 June. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79005537 Physicist and oceanographer. Nierenberg received his B.S. from the City College of New York in 1939 and his M.A. and Ph. D. degrees in physics from Columbia in 1942 and 1947. He was a research scientist with the Manhattan Project from 1942 to 1945. He was an instructor in physics at Columbia, 1946-1948, and assistant pro...