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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Polykarp Kusch
RLIN number: NXCP88-A122
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family background and early education; Cleveland Public Library; Case Institute and University of Illinois; research assistant, University of Minnesota, 1936; Columbia University, 1937-41; Westinghouse Electric, 1941-42; Columbia Radiation Laboratory, 1942-44; Bell Telephone Laboratories; Columbia University, from 1946; research program, head of Physics Department and Radiation Laboratory; description of receiving the Nobel Prize, 1955.
Extent: Transcript: 212 leaves, Tapes: 6 reels
Restrictions: Access: Written permission required from interviewee. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1962 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Kusch, Polykarp, 1911-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1911
Speaker occupation: Educator; Physicist
Age at speaking: 51
Document date: 1962
Interviewer: Land, Barbara
Organizations discussed: Columbia University, New York, NY
Locations discussed: New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Columbia University, New York, NY; New York; New York, NY; Nobel Prizes; North America; Physicists; Physics; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Bell Telephone Laboratories, Inc; Kusch, Polykarp, 1911-; Westinghouse Electric Corporation
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019046-14489