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Image title: 
National electrical standards were officially transferred to the NBS Gaithersburg laboratories with signing ceremony
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National Bureau of Standards Archives, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives. Physics Today Collection

The national electrical standards were officially transferred to the NBS Gaithersburg laboratories from Washington (D.C.) on Thursday, May 12, 1966. Dr. Robert D. Huntoon, Director, NBS Institute for Basic Standards signs as a witness of the transfer. Waiting to add their signatures are (left to right) Charles E. White, Chairman, NBS Advisory Committee on Calibration and Measurement Services; John R. Van DeHouten, Chariman, National Conference of Standards Laboratories; William G. Amey, Chairman, NAS Advisory Panel to the Electricity Division; William A. Wildhack, Associate Director for Measurement Services, NBS Institute for Basic Standards; and Walter J. Hamer, Chief, NBS Electrochemistry Section.

Photo date: 
May 12, 1966
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 9.5 x 7.5 inches)
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