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Chronological, 1947-1989


Scope and Content Note

Folders contain materials similar to those found in other series. Included are letters (correspondence), memorandum, drawings, handwritten notes, patent information, proposals, and articles. Major subjects include Thresher , JOIDES, Big Sparker, Gulf of Maine, the Navy’s ten-year program (TENOC), Tongue of the Ocean, and correspondence regarding Harold Edgerton’s “Boomer” paper.


  • 1947-1989

Language of Materials

From the Record Group:

The records are in



Open: materials are available for research.


4 boxes (2 lin. ft.)


Folders are arranged chronologically and then by subject.

Related Material

More information on the search for the Thresher, including a large collection of photographs, is contained in the General Records of the Department of the Navy (RG 428) at the National Archives.

Repository Details

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