Physics -- Study and teaching

Interviewed by: 
Katherine Sopka
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 11 January 1977
Location: 
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

This interview was done in the interest of compiling a history of the Harvard University Physics Department in the mid-20th century. Dr.

Interviewed by: 
Katherine Sopka
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 14 June 1977
Location: 
Lyman Laboratory of Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Early life in Illinois; B.S. from Purdue University under Karl Lark-Horovitz, 1929-1933. Visit to Technische Hochschule in Karlsruhe.

Interviewed by: 
Katherine Sopka
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 8 June 1977
Location: 
Lyman Laboratory of Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Early life in Illinois; B.S. from Purdue University under Karl Lark-Horovitz, 1929-1933. Visit to Technische Hochschule in Karlsruhe.

Interviewed by: 
E. Scott Barr and W. James King
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 7 April 1964
Location: 
Florida State University, Tallahasee, Florida

Early life, childhood interests; undergraduate at Furman University, South Carolina; B.A., 1917, M.A., 1918; Johns Hopkins University, 1923; optics

Interviewed by: 
Bruce Wheaton
Interview date: 
Monday, 7 March 1977
Location: 
Rockefeller University, New York

Piore's involvement in science research policies; establishment of the Office of Naval Research and its relationship with institutions such as the

Interviewed by: 
Alexei Kojevnikov
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 2 December 1997

In this interview, Melba Phillips discusses: Bryn Mawr College; group theory; Oppenheimer-Phillips process; Maria Goeppert-Mayer; teaching physics;

Interviewed by: 
Katherine Sopka
Interview date: 
Monday, 5 December 1977

Family background, childhood and education up through college, all in Indiana; her graduate study, first at Battle Creek College (M.A.), then at th

Interviewed by: 
Charles Weiner
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 22 November 1972
Location: 
American Institute of Physics, New York City

Family background and early education in Hungary (Ferenc von Kármán).

Interviewed by: 
Charles Weiner
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 11 September 1968
Location: 
Oxford University

Family background and early education in Hungary (Ferenc von Kármán).

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Saturday, 5 November 1977
Location: 
National Academy of Science

A short biographical study dealing with the origins of his family; his upbringing and influences upon him leading him first to engineering and phys

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