NATIONAL RADIO ASTRONOMY OBSERVATORY ARCHIVES
Papers of Woodruff T. Sullivan III: Tapes Series
Interviewee: Cornell H. Mayer
Cornell H. Mayer, 1921-2005.
- Interviewed 30 September 1971 at the Naval Research Laboratory, length of interview: 65 minutes.
Sullivan's brief summary of topics: 1946-1960 Naval Research Laboratory Radio Astronomy Branch, including early 8-mm work, solar eclipse expeditions, 21 cm observations, Hagen politics, Venus = 600K, polarization of Crab, Sugar Grove fiasco, 50 ft dish, H II regions at 3 cm λ, etc. [Sullivan notes that he accidentally lost the last 10 minutes of the interview.]
See Mayer, Cornell H. [Interview Date: September 30, 1971] for a transcript of this interview.
- Interviewed 21 June 1978 at the Naval Research Laboratory, length of interview: 50 minutes.
Sullivan's brief summary of topics: Follow-up of part I of 1971; mostly general topics on development of radio astronomy, especially at Naval Research Laboratory, but also specifics of eclipse expeditions and polarization work.
See Mayer, Cornell H. [Interview Date: June 21, 1978] for a transcript of this interview.
Sullivan's files include: Publications card, Sullivan's notes, transcription of Sullivan's interviews, archival material, correspondence with Sullivan.
Modified on Thursday, 17-Jan-2013 10:45:13 EST by Ellen Bouton, Archivist
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