Thomas E. Everhart’s oral history begins with a discussion of his work with the scanning electron microscope (SEM). Everhart talks about Gordon E. Moore’s contributions to the electronics world. He describes his time as…
- Interviewee Everhart, Thomas E.
- Interviewer Mody, Cyrus C. M., Brock, David C.
- Sponsor Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
- Subject Everhart, Thomas E., Scanning electron microscopes, California Institute of Technology, University of California, Berkeley, Microwave tubes, Integrated circuits, Microfabrication, Cornell University, National Science Foundation (U.S.), Research grants, University of Illinois (System), Consulting engineers
- 1993-Jul-05 – 1993-Jul-06
Peter R. Arvan begins the interview discussing his childhood in Queens, New York. Arvan’s family background played an important role in his development, including his mother’s escape from Nazi Germany as a teenager.…
- 2009-Feb-09 – 2009-Feb-10
Ken A. Dill grew up in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, one of two children. His father was an engineer for the telephone company and his mother a housewife. Having displayed an early interest in electronics, Dill attended…
- Interviewee Dill, Kenneth A., 1947-
- Interviewer Kohler, Robert, Morrissette, Naomi, Domush, Hilary
- Sponsor Pew Charitable Trusts
- Subject National Institutes of Health (U.S.), National Science Foundation (U.S.), Chemists, Chemistry, Life--Origin--Research, Micelles, Protein folding, Science and state, Dill, Kenneth A., 1947-
Margaret E. M. Tolbert was born in Suffolk, Virginia at a time when rural Virginia was still very segregated. She and her siblings were raised by their grandmother within a large extended family. Growing up, Tolbert…
- Interviewee Tolbert, Margaret E.M., 1943-
- Interviewer Brown, Jeannette E.
- Subject Tolbert, Margaret E.M, 1943-, Chemists, Women chemists, Women in science, African American women chemists, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee Institute. Carver Research Foundation, National Science Foundation (U.S.), BP America (Firm), Argonne National Laboratory
Mary Good begins the interview with a discussion of her family history, her childhood, and her early education. Her family moved from Texas to Arkansas in 1942, when her father was offered a principalship in Kirby. Good…
- Interviewee Good, Mary L., 1931-
- Interviewer Traynham, James G.
- Subject Good, Mary L., 1931-, United Oil Products, Inc., Allied-Signal Inc., American Chemical Society, National Science Foundation (U.S.), Women chemists, Women in science, Radiochemistry, President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST)
Melvin Day begins the interview with a discussion of his family and childhood years in Boston. Day grew up during the Depression and often worked in his father's oil company after school to help ends meet. Day attended…
- Interviewee Day, Melvin S., 1923-2013
- Interviewer Williams, Robert V.
- Subject United States. National Technical Information Service, Chemistry--Nomenclature, M. Day Consulting, U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, Chemists, National Science Foundation (U.S.), National Library of Medicine (U.S.), Chemists--Biography, Chemistry--Abstracting and indexing, Abstracting, United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Information storage and retrieval systems--Chemistry, Chemistry--Research
Letter between Robert S. Mulliken and Harrison Shull, American quantum chemists, concerning upcoming Gordon Research Conference and proposal for Shull to give a seminar talk at the University of Chicago.
Letter between Robert S. Mulliken and Harrison Shull, American quantum chemists, concerning travel plans for a group of theoretical chemists.
- Addressee Shull, Harrison
- Author Mulliken, Robert Sanderson
- Subject Shull, Harrison, Biochemists, Robert A. Welch Foundation, Hirschfelder, Joseph O., 1911-1990, Platt, John Rader, 1918-, Mulliken, Robert Sanderson, Chemists, National Science Foundation (U.S.), Biophysicists, Matsen, F.A. (Frederick Albert), 1914-, Physicists, Nobel Prize winners