University of Alabama, Birmingham - Mervyn H. Sterne Library
University of Alabama, Birmingham - Mervyn H. Sterne Library
Dr. William Murray discusses his work in analytical chemistry and provides information on the development of the Institute. Employed full-time 1945-1974; Assistant Director 1947-1948; Director and President 1948-1974
University of Alabama, Birmingham - Mervyn H. Sterne Library
Joe Farley, Chairman of the Board, discusses his long-term association with Southern Research since 1971. Chairman of the Board, 1971-present; President, Alabama Power Company 1969-1989; Executive Vice President-Nuclear, the Southern Company 1989-1990; President (1991), Chairman and CEO, Southern Nuclear Operating Company 1991-present
University of Alabama, Birmingham - Mervyn H. Sterne Library
University of Alabama, Birmingham - Mervyn H. Sterne Library
National Library of Australia
Firth speaks of the establishment of the Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University; offer of appointment to Directorship; incorporation of Canberra University College; aim for ANU to function as a research institute; Sir Douglas Copland, first Vice-Chancellor; RSPS overlap with Research School of Social Sciences; role of the Director; RSPS' size; relationship with other Pacific research centres; proposed career training for diplomats; Sir Frederick Eggleston's views on the Directorship; RSPS' structure; academic appointments; Sir Keith Hancock's resignation from Academic Advisory Committee; his own experiences as a member of the Committee; difficulties in attracting staff to Canberra; early progress of School's activities; period as Resident Director, 1950-51; University facilities, 1948; recollections of Canberra; declining offer of Directorship
University of Alabama, Birmingham - Mervyn H. Sterne Library
Sabert Oglesby shares his early memories of Southern Research and discusses the development of the Kettering Meyer branch of the Institute. Provides historical perspecitve and looks at the events that helped shaped the course of Institute. Employed full-time 1946-48, 1951-1987; part-time 1987-present; Head/Director, Engineering Research 1957-1974; Vice President 1974-1981; President 1981-1987
University of Alabama, Birmingham - Mervyn H. Sterne Library
University of Alabama, Birmingham - Mervyn H. Sterne Library
University of Alabama, Birmingham - Mervyn H. Sterne Library
Howard Skipper discusses his projects in synthesizing new drugs and cancer chemotherapy research. Also discusses the atmosphere of the Instituteand research projects of other scientists. Employed full-time 1946-1981; Assistant Director 1955-1974; Executive vice President 1974-1981

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