George R. Hampson papers
Scope and Content Note
The papers of George Hampson include his files on the 1969 West Falmouth oil spill, the 1974 Bourne, MA oil spill, and environmental monitoring of the Plymouth Nuclear Power Station. Notebooks, correspondence and photographic slides are included in the collection.
Language of Materials
Open: materials are available for research.
Copyright: Permission to publish material from the collection must be authorized by the Institution Archivist.
George R. Hampson is an Oceanographer Emeritus in the Biology Department at WHOI. He received a B.A. in Biology from Northeastern University. His research focus was in environmental impact assessment, analysis of benthic community structure and data interpretation. Hampson also perfected the sampling design and capabilities of two types of benthic sampling gear: the deep sea anchor dredge and the WHOI epibenthic sled.
5 boxes (3.75 lin. ft.)
The papers were kept by George Hampson prior to their donation to the Archives.
The papers were donated by George Hampson in several accessions, including acc2000-10, 2000-24, 2008-29, 2009-06, 2009-18, 2009-19, 2009-26 and 2009-36.
First-level processing completed by Rosemary Davis. Additional material processed by Annie Polachi from January-March, 2012.
- A Guide to the George R. Hampson papers, 1969-2001
- Annie Polachi
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- Finding aid written inEnglish