Papers, 1940-1989.


Arthur, Robert Siple, 1916-. Papers, 1940-1989.

Papers, 1940-1989.

The collection consists of eight linear inches of papers of physical oceanographer Robert S. Arthur which largely document his career as a professor of oceanography at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD. Oceanography in 1960. The collection also contains teaching notes and lists of doctoral committees on which Arthur served. The collection includes course notes for UCLA Meteorology 103, SIO Oceanography 110 (1956, 1961), 210 (1948-1949), 210b, and 211 (1951), a small amount of correspondence, and extensive notes on students of oceanography during the period 1938-1959 apparently collected for a Report by The Committee on Education and Recruitment of the American Society of Limnology and Oceanography in 1960. The collection also contains teaching notes and lists of doctoral committees on which Arthur served. The collection includes over a hundred color and black and white slides, including images of the campus of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the University of California, San Diego, images taken on SIO Expeditions including Shellback (July-August 1952), and images of the marine laboratory at Friday Harbor, Washington dated 1950. The collection includes snapshots and caricatures of Harald Sverdrup and Walter Munk and portrait photographs of Arthur and Clete Burke. The collection includes four cloth survival charts, prepared by Sverdrup under Army Air Force contract during World War II. This is part of a series of Pacific charts updated with current information by Sverdup and printed on silk for the use of downed pilots to facilitate their survival and rescue at sea. The collection also includes a copy of the instructions for the use of the charts.

2 manuscript boxes and oversize.

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Scripps Institution of Oceanography (corporateBody)

Munk, Walter H. (Walter Heinrich), 1917- (person)

Geophysicist and oceanographer. Munk received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from the California Institute of Technology in 1939 and 1940 and his Ph. D. in 1947. Munk served as assistant and associate professor of geophysics at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography from 1947 to 1954 when he became professor of geophysics in the University of California Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics. Munk founded the Instittue and served as its director from 1959 to 1984. He is a member of the Nation...

Burke, Cletus Joseph, 1917- (person)

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

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 ...

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

Stommel, Henry M., 1920-1992 (person)

Henry Melson Stommel, 1920-1992. Physical oceanographer (founder of the field of dynamical oceanography). Employed at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) from 1944-1959 (with two leaves of absence), working first with Maurice Ewing and then with Jeffreys Wyman. Appointed professor at Harvard University (1960-1963) and then Massachusetts Institute of Technology Dept. of Meteorology (1963-). Stommel returned to WHOI in 1978. From the description of Papers, 1946-1996. (Unknown)....

Shellback Expedition, 1952. (corporateBody)

University of California, Los Angeles (corporateBody)

Biography Cox was born Jan. 5, 1926 in Fresno, CA; BA, political science, Stanford, 1949; associate for Bill P. Wreden, antiquarian book dealer, San Francisco; MLS, UC Berkeley, 1954; began working at the UCLA library in 1954, serving in gifts and exchange, as head of the Geology Library, and head of circulation (1960-77); compiled and donated Albright library bibliography; Acting Assoc. University Librarian for Public Services, UCLA, 1977-79...

Arthur, Robert Siple, 1916-1995 (person)

Physical oceanographer. From the description of Papers, 1940-1989. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 35802448 Physical oceanographer and professor of oceanography at Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO). From the description of Papers, 1940-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77584651 ...