Memorial service, February 27, 1986 [sound recording].


Menard, Henry W. (Henry William), 1920-1986. Memorial service, February 27, 1986 [sound recording].

Memorial service, February 27, 1986 [sound recording].

The collection consists of one 90 minute audio cassette tape taken during the H. William Menard Memorial Service on February 27, 1986. The recollections were given by Roger Revelle, William Nierenberg, Robert Dietz, Edwin Hamilton, Edward Buffington, Tanya Atwater, Tom Jordan, Marcia McNutt and Richard Hey. The introductions were given by John Orcutt and Gerald Wasserburg.

1 sound cassette tape.

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Buffington, Edward (person)

Orcutt, John Arthur, 1943- (person)

Hamilton, Edwin Lee (person)

Hey, Richard, 1926-.... (person)

Nierenberg, William Aaron, 1919-2000 (person)

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...

Menard, Henry W. (Henry William), 1920-1986 (person)

Marine geology professor at Scripps Institution of Oceanography from 1955 until his death. He served on several committees of the National Academy of Sciences relating to environmental issues during the 1970's. A very active field geologist, Menard made over 1,000 aqua-lung dives and participated in 20 oceanographic expeditions. He wrote text books about oceanographic expedtion, the sociology of science, and also wrote popular accounts of marine geology. He was a vociferous and early proponent o...

Dietz, Robert S. (Robert Sinclair), 1914-1995 (person)

Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Library. Archives. (corporateBody)

McNutt, Marcia Kemper, 1952- (person)

Atwater, Tanya Maria, 1942- (person)

Jordan, Tom, 1945- (person)

Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991 (person)

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, ...

Wasserburg, Gerald J. (Gerald Joseph), 1927- (person)

Geophysicist; John D. MacArthur Professor of Geology and Geophysics at Caltech and 1986 Crafoord Laureate. Known for work in planetary science. From the description of Papers of Gerald Wasserburg. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154306144 ...