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Porter, George


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Norman H. Brooks Oral History Interview, 2018-05-16, 2018-06-11, 2018-06-18

Identifier: BrooksNH-OH-2018
Abstract Norman H. Brooks recalls his education at Harvard (AB 1949, mathematics; MS 1950, civil engineering); courtship of his wife, Frederika; their work in Boston settlement house; decision to come to Caltech for graduate work; teaching assistantship; attention to civil engineering curriculum. Summer job for L.A. County Sanitation Districts leads to further studies in hydrology and sedimentation with adviser Vito Vanoni. Comments on founding of Keck Laboratory of Hydraulics and Water Resources,...
Dates: 2018-05-16; 2018-06-11; 2018-06-18