UCSD 25th Anniversary oral histories, 1984.


UCSD 25th Anniversary oral histories, 1984.

Oral history interviews, conducted by Kathryn Ringrose and sponsored by the Mandeville Dept. of Special Collections, with various persons involved with the establishment and development of the University of California, San Diego in the early 1960s. The interviews were conducted as part of the 25th anniversary celebration of UCSD's founding. Interviewees include former California Governor Edmund (Pat) Brown, former UC Regent DeWitt Higgs, former UC President Clark Kerr, former UCSD Chancellors Herbert York and John Galbraith, and UCSD faculty James Arnold, Robert Hamburger, Roy Harvey Pearce, Roger Revelle, John Stewart, and Hans Suess.

.6 lin. ft. (2 archives boxes)

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Suess, Hans Eduard, 1909-

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Geochemist and founding faculty member of University of California, San Diego, Seuss (1909-1993) had been research chemist, Hamburg, 1930s and had taken part in the German government's unsuccesful program to develop nuclear weapons during World War II. He immigrated to the U. S. after the war and worked for the U. S. Geological Survey, the University of Chicago, and as professor of chemistry at the University of California, San Diego (chemical kinetics, nuclear hot atom chemistry, cosmic abundan...

University of California, San Diego

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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...

Galbraith, John S.

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University professor and administrator and historian specializing in the British Empire. Galbraith was born on 10 November 1916 in Glasgow, Scotland and educated at Miami Univ., Ohio and the Univ. of Iowa (Ph. D., History, 1943). He served on the UCLA faculty (1948-1964). In 1964, Galbraith was appointed Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs, for the new UC San Diego campus. In that same year, he replaced Herbert York as Chancellor, serving in that post until 1968. Galbraith rejoined the UCLA facult...

Arnold, James R. (James Richard), 1923-

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James Arnold is a theoretical chemist formerly associated with the Manhattan Project, the Institute of Nuclear Studies at the University of Chicago, and Princeton University prior to his appointment in 1958 to the chemistry faculty at UCSD. Arnold has been a continual consultant to NASA and has served as associated editor of the JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS. In 1964 he was elected to the National Academy of Sciences, and, in 1968, he received the E.O. Lawrence Award from the Atomic Energy Commiss...

Kerr, Clark, 1911-2003

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Clark Kerr was born in Reading, Pennsylvania on May 17, 1911 to Samuel W. and Caroline (Clark) Kerr. He married Catherine (Kitty) Spaulding in Los Angeles, California in 1934, and they had three children: Clark Edgar, Alexander William, and Caroline Mary. Kerr died in 2003, in El Cerrito, California, shortly after completing his memoirs, The Gold and the Blue: A Personal Memoir of the University of California, 1949-1967. Kerr received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1932 from Swarthmore Colleg...

Pearce, Roy Harvey.

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Scholar of American literature, with particular emphasis on the figures of Hawthorne and Stevens. Author of THE SAVAGES OF AMERICA (1953) AND THE CONTINUITY OF AMERICAN POETRY (1961). Founder of the UCSD Dept. of Literature and the Archive for New Poetry. From the description of Roy Harvey Pearce papers, 1945-1995. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 33082950 ...

Ringrose, Kathryn M.

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Hamburger, Robert N.

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American pediatrician and professor of pediatric medicine. Hamburger received a B.A. from the University of North Carolina in 1947 and an M.D. from Yale University in 1951. In 1964, Hamburger was appointed associate professor of pediatrics in the UCSD School of Medicine, and, from 1964-1969, he served as the school's Assistant Dean for Faculty and Curriculum Affairs. In 1969, Hamburger was appointed head of the school's Pediatric Immunology and Allergy Division. His investigation of immunoglobin...

Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996

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Governor of California, 1959-1967. From the description of Press conference recording, 1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553823 Edmund Gerald "Pat" Brown (1905-1996), born in San Francisco, Calif., was the thirty-second governor of California from 1959 to 1967. From the description of Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10569285 Biographical Note ...

Higgs, DeWitt A.

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Stewart, John L. (John Lincoln)

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Professor of English and American literature. From the description of Research Material on composer Ernst Krenek, 1970-1991. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 64585386 ...

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, ...