Oral history interview with Gordon Eaton 1997

 

Name
Eaton, Gordon P (Interviewee)
Doel, Ronald (Interviewer)
Sfraga, Michael (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Gordon Eaton 1997
Abstract
Childhood: Dayton, Ohio; U.S. Forest Service summer employee, Yellowstone National Park; B.S. geology, 1946 to 1950, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut; Ph.D. geological sciences and geophysics, 1957, California Institute of Technology, Los Angeles basin Miocene volcanic history research, geological sciences emergence; faculty member Wesleyan University; faculty member University of Cali fornia Irvine; provost Texas A & M University; president Iowa State University, National Collegiate Athletic Association regulations; Ph.D. level research increase and funding limitations; Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory [LDEO] director, 1991 to 1994: past directorships, social environment, public relations, fund-raising, biological sciences integration, Titanic wreckage exploration equipment, name change, Columbia University administration; U.S. Geological Survey director, 1994 to present; colleague reminiscences.
Collection Name
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory oral history collection
Subjects
Eaton, Gordon; Columbia University; Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory; Geological Survey (U.S.)
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Origin Information
1997
Date
1997
Note (Biographical)
Administrator.
Note
Interviewed by Ronald Doel on July 8, 1997 and by Ronald Doel and Michael Sfraga on August 4, 1997.
Note (Provenance)
Gordon Eaton, Gift 1998
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13572111
Also In
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-9mbf-kr37
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.