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Surface Controller Logs, 1964-2008


Scope and Content Note

These logs have been maintained since the first Alvin dive and continue through Dive 4393 (January 8, 2008). Information kept for each dive includes the names of those involved in the dive and technical details about it. Some dives include extensive sections of dialog with those aboard Alvin.


  • 1964-2008

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.


5 boxes (6.25 lin. ft.)


Folders are arranged chronologically.

Acquistion Information

On September 29, 1999, these logs were sent to the Archives.

Repository Details

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