Reminiscences of Allen V. Astin 1967

 

Name
Astin, Allen Varley, 1904-1984 (Interviewee)
Hopper, Paul (Interviewer)
Title
Reminiscences of Allen V. Astin 1967
Abstract
National Bureau of Standards, 1932-67; recollections of Secretary of Commerce Sinclair Weeks; Kelly Committee; moving of Bureau to Gaithersburg, Maryland; change to metric system
Collection Name
Eisenhower administration project
Subjects
Physicists; Metric system--Law and legislation; Standardization; Weights and measures; Astin, Allen Varley, 1904-1984; Weeks, Sinclair; United States. National Bureau of Standards
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1967
Physical Description
57 pages
Note (Biographical)
Physicist
Note
Interviewed by Paul Hopper on July 21, 1967
Note (Provenance)
Allen V. Astin, Gift 1968
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13749845
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-ehfe-jb52
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.