Carl O. Bowin papers
The Carl O. Bowin papers consist of materials relating to Bowin's work at WHOI from 1958-1999.
Language of Materials
Open: materials are available for research.
Copyright: Permission to publish material from the collection must be authorized by the Institution Archivist.
21 boxes plus oversized material (27.375 lin. ft.)
Carl O. Bowin was born in Los Angeles, CA in 1934. He did his undergraduate work at the California Institute of Technology, and received his M.A. in geology at Northwestern University in 1957, and his Ph.D. at Princeton University in 1960.
Bowin was an instructor at Princeton in the geology department until he was named as a research associate at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in 1961, doing geophysical work under J.B. Hersey.
The custodial history of the records is undocumented.
The papers were donated by Carl Bowin in several accessions dating from 1981 to 2009, including acc. 1998-10, 1999-02, 1999-05 and 2002-05. Accessions 2009-40 and 2009-41 were received from Carl Bowin's office in the Clark building on September 16, 21 and 23, 2009. Accession 2009-48 was received on November 12, 2009.
Second-level processing completed in September 2006 by Beverly Woods.
- A Guide to the the Carl O. Bowin papers, 1958-1999
- Beverly Woods and David Sherman
- September 2006
- Language of description
- Finding aid written inEnglish
- finding aid revision date not supplied: <change encodinganalog="583"><date normal="20090924">2009 September 24</date><item>A folder list was added to Series I, with material from acc.2009-40 added as boxes 17 and 18. A new series, Gravity Data Library, was also added, with material from acc.2009-41 added as boxes 18, 19, and 20.</item></change><change encodinganalog="583"><date normal="200911134">2009 November 13</date><item>The Massachusetts Military Reservation Contamination series was added.</item></change>