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Alvin Operations: Master Files, 1961-1994


Scope and Content Note

This series consists of copies of all correspondence written by the members of the Alvin Group. It includes letters and policy memoranda as well as day-to-day operational matters ( work orders, budget requests, personnel issues). It does not, however, include the correspondence of the other parties involved. Files also contain information about other submersibles including Seacliff and Turtle and other WHOI ships including Knorr and Oceanus .


  • 1961-1994

Language of Materials

From the Record Group:

The records are in



Restricted: materials may only be viewed by the Office of Origin or with permission of the Archivist.


7 boxes (8.75 linear feet)


Folders are arranged in chronological order.

Repository Details

Part of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Data Library and Archives Repository