Papers of Clark B. Millikan
CLARK BLANCHARD MILLIKAN: 1903-1966. Aeronautical engineer; Professor of Aeronautics, CIT 1929-1966; Director, Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratories, CIT 1949-66. Pioneer in aeronautics, he was active in GALCIT, director of Southern California Cooperative Wind Tunnel, and on the board of JPL. Pioneer in development of multi-engine high altitude airplanes, jet propulsion, guided missles. The papers include personal and professional correspondence, technical reports, scientific manuscripts, lecture notes, unpublished talks, government files & biographical data, and personal and family memorabilia.
ACQUIRED HOW OR DONOR: Gift:Max Millikan; supplement from Fairchild Library/Aero librarian. Supplement 2009 from grandson Rick Millikan; ACQUIRED WHERE: supplement from Guggenheim storage Room 206
1 unspecified containers : MEDIUM: Paper; LENGTH: 23 linear ft. ; QUANTITY: 40 boxes; 3 oversize boxes
- Aeronautics Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Manuscript Collection Subject Source: Local sources