Dedication of the Thomas Wayland Vaughan Aquarium Museum building, March 25-27, 1951 [audio recording].

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Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952. Dedication of the Thomas Wayland Vaughan Aquarium Museum building, March 25-27, 1951 [audio recording].

Dedication of the Thomas Wayland Vaughan Aquarium Museum building, March 25-27, 1951 [audio recording].

The accession consists of one 78 rpm phonodisc recording of remarks by Thomas Wayland Vaughan, Director Emeritus of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, which was made to be played at the dedication of the Thomas Wayland Vaughan Aquarium Museum in March 1951. The recording was to be played at a symposium entitled, "The Position of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in the University, the State, and the Nation," held at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography March 25-27, 1951. Vaughan's remarks are addressed to Professor Revelle and colleagues. He recalls his appointment as SIO Director, comments on the change of the name of the institution from the Scripps Institution for Biological Research to the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in 1925, recalls the work of Francis Sumner and praises the work of his successor, Harald Sverdrup.

1 phonodisc ; 78 rpm.

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Sumner, Francis B. (Francis Bertody), 1874-1945

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Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952

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T. Wayland Vaughan was a geologist and oceanographer who worked with the United States Geological Survey and was an Associate in Marine Sediments (1924-1942), and Associate in Paleontology (1942-1952) at the United States National Museum. He was also director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography from 1924-1936. His research focused on the study of corals and coral reefs, the investigation of larger foraminifera, and oceanography. These papers consist of Vaughan's professional correspondenc...

Sverdrup, H.U. (Harald Ulrik), 1888-1957

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Sverdrup, meteorologist, oceanographer, and Polar explorer, was the chief of the scientific staff on Raold Amundsen's Maud expeditions (1917-1925) and on the Wilkins-Ellsworth submarine expedition (1931) to the Arctic. From the description of Papers, 1928-1942. (Dartmouth College Library). WorldCat record id: 237352129 ...

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