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Tycoon's College, 1958-1960


Scope and Content Note

The series consists of questionnaires completed by students of a weeklong workshop held at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in December of 1958 and again in December of 1959. Dr. Ronald A. Veeder served as course director of the workshop, entitled "Environmental Factors Influencing the Performance of Naval Weapons Systems" in 1958 and Dick Backus served as course director in 1959. The workshop consisted of several lectures by WHOI scientists on such subjects as "Submarine Detection Systems." The workshop students were comprised of employees of research laboratories and companies with divisions devoted to air, surface, and underwater communication, detection and classification (some served as contractors for the U.S. Department of Defense).


  • 1958-1960

Language of Materials

From the Record Group:

The records are in



Open: materials are available for research.


.25 box (.125 lin. ft.)


The first folder consists of the questionnaires received for the 1958 workshop, and the second folder contains questionnaires received for the 1959 workshop. Contents of each folder are organized in reverse chronological order.

Repository Details

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