[Cover of Sullivan's book 2009, Cosmic Noise]
Sullivan's Cosmic Noise, Cambridge University Press, 2009


Papers of Woodruff T. Sullivan III: Tapes Series

Interviewee: Fred T. Haddock

Fred T. Haddock, 1919-2009. Interviewed 23 January and 27 January 1984 by telephone from Seattle to Michigan, only notes of interview. Sullivan's interview note: Original recording (2.5 hours) had trememdous "buzz" - erased after extensive notes taken.

Sullivan's brief summary of topics: WWII-1956 at Naval Research Laboratory on solar eclipses, development of microwave techniques, 50 foot dish plans, shake-down and observation, cm-λ H II regions and other radio sources; 1956-63 at Michigan with solar dynamic spectrograph (28 foot dish) and then 85 foot dish and maser, low frequency rocket radio astronomy (1962); personality clashes galore, information on U.S. politicking regarding Hagen, set up of NRAO, Goldberg, etc.

Sullivan's files include: Publications card, Sullivan's notes, correspondence with Sullivan, archival material.

See the Listing of Conferences and Lectures for Haddock's 1982 talk on history.

Modified on Wednesday, 21-Sep-2011 15:44:48 EDT by Ellen Bouton, Archivist (Questions or feedback)