Dedication of Ellen Browning Scripps Pier, July 15, 1988. [sound recording].
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Ellen Browning Scripps was born in Parish, London on October 18, 1836. Ellen was exposed to books and publishing at an early age. Her grandfather was an accomplished publisher and her father, James Mogg Scripps was a successful bookbinder. In 1844, after the death of her mother, her father and her five siblings moved to the United States. The family settled in Rushville, Illinois. Ellen attended Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois where she graduated with honors in mathematics. She was the...
Physicist. From the description of A random walk through turbulence theory, 1986 November 10 [sound recording]. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 83622727 Physicist (plasma physics) at Princeton University, 1952-1979; director of energy research in the U.S. Dept. of Energy, 1979-1981; executive vice president of Science Applications International Corporation, 1981-1986; director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and vice chancellor of marine...
Administrative History The Chancellor acts as head of administration and has general authority over the campus. He is responsible for setting up the administrative structure and insuring that the various units function properly. He has specific delegated authority to sign employment contracts of faculty and staff and to represent the University in public forums. Herbert F. York was appointed first Chancellor of the University of C...
American writer. From the description of Oral history interview, 1998 [sound recording]. 1998. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 43381471 ...