Ball State University - Bracken Library
This collection includes a transcript of an interview with Edmund F. Ball by R.T. King on June 23 1980. It was sponsored by the Indiana University Oral History Research Center
University of Wyoming - American Heritage Center
Collection contains biographical material; correspondence with editors and publishers (1975-1984); manuscripts of works written by Ruland, including "The Lion of Redstone" (1975-1982); subject files containing research notes, photographs and newsclippings (1981-1982); newsclippings (1979-1984); and 9 audio cassette tapes of people Ruland interviewed to write "The Lion of Redstone" (1981)
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Summary of Claudia Pinkard McBride's professional nursing career, based on an oral interview done by the Eden Branch of the American Association of University Women
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
This collection contains the official records of the Alumni Association at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. They reflect the various activities of the office. These records contain material related to a variety of topics including, but not limited to alumni biographies, alumni chapters, alumni classes, anniversaries, the Board of Trustees, budgets and funding, committees, conferences, correspondence, meeting minutes, oral histories, reunions, scholarships, seminars and other alumni related items. Formats of the materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, oral history transcripts, papers and reports
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Winona Franklin Walker of South Boston, Virginia, served as a librarian with the Army Special Services in Bremen, Germany, in 1945 and 1946. This collection contains correspondence, military papers, maps, souvenirs, an oral history interview, photographs, professional papers, three scrapbooks, and textiles and artifacts. The scrapbooks include a number of photographs, postcards of historical sites, travel brochures, and correspondence. One scrapbook contains pictures primarily of Bremen and Germany, the second scrapbook contains pictures and postcards from Miss Walker's travels to Denmark and Switzerland and the third contains more personal pictures and photographs/memorabilia from her stay in Bremen. The correspondence found in the scrapbooks has been removed for preservation purposes. The correspondence consists of letters to Miss Walker's mother and other members of her extensive family with only a few letters that she in turn received from her family
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
The Mary Cugini Necko Papers primarily date from 1945 to 1946 and contain correspondence, photographs, official military papers, Necko's poems, newspaper clippings, souvenirs, copies of the newsletters The U.S. Marine Corps Beachhead and The Marine Corps Women's Reserve The Word, a 1999 oral history interview which document Necko's military service, and textiles
Chemical Heritage Foundation - Othmer Library of Chemical History
William Gauvin begins with background information about his childhood experiences in Europe, his formative education, and his emigration during the Depression to join his family in Canada. He describes his education at McGill University, which culminated in both wartime work on RDX as well as several early electrochemistry papers. He next recounts his employment with Frank W. Horner Ltd. and the initiation and development of his lifelong spray drying work. Gauvin relates his recruitment to the Pulp and Paper Research Institute, his move to Noranda, and his associations with Hydro-Quebec and other industrial research centers. While recounting the circumstances behind each of these professional "turning points," he discusses the evolution of the chemical engineering department at McGill and the involvement of his graduate students at these research centers. Throughout the interview, he emphasizes the often difficult balance between research and management views on R & D, and between ... Read More
Chemical Heritage Foundation - Othmer Library of Chemical History
David M. Hercules begins his interview by discussing his childhood and education. He describes his youth in Somerset, Pennsylvania, and his childhood curiosity with science. When he was in high school, he continued to develop an interest in chemistry. Harold B. Brumbaugh and his chemistry teacher, William B. Howe, convinced him to attend Juniata College, a liberal arts school in central Pennsylvania which had a well renowned chemistry department. While at Juniata, he honed his interest in analytical chemistry. He was exposed to a few different types of spectroscopy at Juniata, and was able to attend tours of major academic and industrial labs in Pennsylvania and Delaware. He chose to attend Massachusetts Institute of Technology [MIT] for graduate school, and selected Lockhart B. Rodgers as his graduate advisor. He did his thesis work about the emission spectra of naphthalene compounds. While at MIT, Hercules worked as a teaching assistant for Stephen G. Simpson. After graduation, ... Read More
Chemical Heritage Foundation - Othmer Library of Chemical History
Hubert Jacob Paul Schoemaker was one of the first generation of biotechnology entrepreneurs. He was a cofounder of Centocor (established in 1979), the first company successfully to commercialize monoclonal antibodies for therapeutic purposes, and the founder of Neuronyx (established in 1999), the first company to manufacture stem cells on a large scale and thereby enable the development of stem-cell therapeutics
Chemical Heritage Foundation - Othmer Library of Chemical History
Robert Robson discusses his upbringing in South Dakota, his involvement with the Army, his interests in electronics, and his involvement with the electronics and semiconductor industries. Robson describes his employment at Farnsworth Electronics Incorporated, Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation, Amelco, Teledyne, Intersil, and Microma. Robson also discusses his interactions with Robert Noyce, Gordon Moore, Andrew Grove and his friendship with Gordon and Betty Moore

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