Combs, Theodore Carlos (Administrator)
- Existence: 1906 - 1999
Background: Caltech alumnus (BS, 1927).
Description: Combs joined the Institute development staff in 1964 as associate director of corporate relations, later becoming director of alumni relations. He also was a member of the board of trustees of the Alumni Association and held several other offices in the association, including that of president in 1940. In 1968 he was named secretary to the Caltech board of trustees.
Collection Notes: Oral History, 1987. This 37 page oral history includes information on his relations with Caltech over the years, as well as on Caltech people such as Robert Millikan.
Photo of Ted Combs with the "Mechanicals" in 1925 (PhotoNet).
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
A history of the Gnome Club at Caltech.