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Clark B. Millikan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MillikanCB

Content Description

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The papers include personal and professional correspondence, technical reports, scientific manuscripts, lecture notes, unpublished talks, government files & biographical data, and personal and family memorabilia.

Dates

  • 1922-1965

Creator

Extent

23 linear feet (40 standard archival boxes, 3 oversize boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Status
Completed
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the California Institute of Technology Archives and Special Collections Repository

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