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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Joseph Kaplan
RLIN number: NXCP88-A114
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: National Academy of Science; government support and influence for basic research facilities; International Geophysical Year, National Committee: panels, chairman's role, international program, space questions, use of International Geophysical Year information.
Extent: Transcript: 82 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1980. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part IV, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1960 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Kaplan, Joseph, 1892-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1892
Speaker occupation: Physicist
Age at speaking: 68
Document date: 1960
Interviewer: Wright, Christopher
Organizations discussed: National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Federal aid to research; National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC; Physicists
Topics discussed - Other terms: International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958; Kaplan, Joseph, 1892-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018960-14403