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Meteorology

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Air Force Weather Historical Image Collection: Caltech-Armed Forces Meteorology Training Course, 1942, 1941-01-01 - 1942-12-31

 File
Identifier: HistoricalFiles_?
Scope and Contents

Photographs from Caltech's World War II instructional program in meteorology, 1941-1942. Caltech was one of five American universities tasked by the U.S. government with training meteorologists for service in World War II. For full description of course and photos, see Historical File A12.4. Photos may be viewed online in PhotoNet database under title: Caltech-Armed Forces Meteorology Training Course.

Dates: 1941-01-01 - 1942-12-31

Barometer, aneroid

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1980-00004

C. G. Abbot, 1902–1937

 File — Box 1: Series 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: HaleGE_01_00_001_02
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection provides a thorough record of George Ellery Hale’s activities. A prolific correspondent, Hale kept copies of most of his letters. The collections contains significant material relating to the theoretical and instrumental development of astrophysics, the history of the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories, and the early history of the California Institute of Technology. It also documents Hale’s work with the National Academy of Sciences and National Research Council.

Dates: 1902–1937

Gordon Weir Photograph

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1988-01035

Historical File on

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2012-00164

Paul B. MacCready Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 10220-MS
Abstract Arriving on December 30th 2003, the collection documents most aspects of MacCready's career and many features of his individual character. Constituted within the papers is a diverse array of documents, media, objects, manuscripts and printed material; awards; videos and film; photographs and slides, diaries and notebooks; memorabilia, biographical material and ephemera. While the collection spans over seventy years (ca. 1930-2002), the bulk of material dates from the mid 1960s to the mid...
Dates: 1931-2002

meteorology program at Caltech

 File — Box A12: Series II, Folder: 4
Identifier: A12.04
Scope and Contents

Materials relating to Caltech's instructional program in meteorology, 1933-1948. Caltech was one of five American universities tasked by the U.S. government with training meteorologists for service in World War II. File includes information on World War II courses with photos. See also: digital copies of photos on CD from Air Force Weather Historical Image Collection in .TIFF format (CD Archive).

Dates: 19th century to present

Walter S. Adams, 1904–1937

 File — Box 2: Series 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: HaleGE_01_00_002_01
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection provides a thorough record of George Ellery Hale’s activities. A prolific correspondent, Hale kept copies of most of his letters. The collections contains significant material relating to the theoretical and instrumental development of astrophysics, the history of the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories, and the early history of the California Institute of Technology. It also documents Hale’s work with the National Academy of Sciences and National Research Council.

Dates: 1904–1937

Weather guide

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1990-00020

William Curtis Rockefeller

 File — Box Z33: Series II
Identifier: Z33
Scope and Contents

William Curtis Rockefeller, 1910-1982. Caltech BS (Eng) 1932; MS aeronautical engineering, 1934; Instructor 1934-1938. In 1936 Rockefeller was the first recipient of the Lawrence B. Sperry Award for young aeronautical engineers. He served as meteorologist for Howard Hughes's record-setting around the world flight in 1936.

Dates: 19th century to present