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Jonathan Leiby papers

 Record Group
Identifier: MC-104

Scope and Contents

The Jonathan Leiby papers consist of correspondence, reports , photographs and negatives. Materials relate to Leiby's work as an naval architect at WHOI. Included in the collection are materials specific to the Alaska Council on Science and Technology and the R/V Knorr.


  • 1968-1985

Language of Materials

The papers are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open: materials are available for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright: Permission to publish material from the collection must be authorized by the Institution Archivist.

Biographical / Historical

Jonathan Leiby was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on February 14, 1934. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1958 with a degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. Leiby joined the staff at WHOI in the fall of 1959, and was responsible for the design of conversions and alterations of the existing fleet and design of new construction.


.75 Linear Feet (Subject files in 1 box; photographs and negatives with Image Collection in Archives Vault.)


The Jonathan Leiby papers span the years 1968-1985 and contain materials related to Leiby's work at WHOI.


Arranged in two series:

List of Series

Custodial History

The custodial history of the records is undocumented.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquisition of the papers by the Data Library is undocumented.

Processing Information

First-level processing completed by Sonja Drotar in May 2015.

A Guide to the Jonathan Leiby papers, 1968-1984
Sonja Drotar
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Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written inEnglish

Repository Details

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