Papers of Clark B. Millikan
- Other: 2016 February 17
The working papers, correspondence, publications, and biographical material of Clark B. Millikan form the collection known as the Papers of Clark B. Millikan in the Archives of the California Institute of Technology. Clark Millikan obtained his PhD from Caltech in 1928 and joined the Caltech faculty thereafter, where he became one of the nation's pioneers in aerospace research and development. Millikan served as director of the Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology (GALCIT) from 1949 until his death in 1966 and was advisor to various governmental committees during and after World War II. He was the eldest son of Robert A. Millikan.