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Overview The Richard H. Backus papers span the years 1959-2001, and reflect Backus' tenure at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. The papers consist of questionnaires completed by students of a weeklong workshop held at WHOI in 1958 and 1959, correspondence documenting the attempted ouster of WHOI director Paul M. Fye in 1961, production information pertaining to the book “Georges Bank," of which Backus served as Editor, and a memoir and scrapbook Backus wrote about his experiences on the Atlantis II...
Overview The papers of John Brackett Hersey consist of Hersey's papers spanning the years 1960-1970 and encompass his role as Chairman of Geology and Geophysics at WHOI and his work for ONR.
Overview The papers of Columbus O'Donnell Iselin reflect his scientific interests and multifaceted involvement in the international oceanographic community through writing, lecturing and in an advisory capacity as Physical Oceanographer for the Institution. The bulk of the papers span the years from 1932-1965.
Overview The Allyn Collins Vine papers consist of a variety of material types that represent the diversity and interdisciplinary aspects of Vine’s interests and projects during the course of his career at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and particularly his work with the Navy during and after World War II.