Interview with Gordon J. Stanley on 12 August 1981

Description

Gordon J. Stanley, 1921-2001. Interviewed 12 August 1981 at the URSI Meeting in Washington, D.C., length of interview: 130 minutes.

Creator

Papers of Woodruff T. Sullivan III

Rights

NRAO/AUI/NSF

Type

Oral History

Interviewer

Sullivan, Woodruff T., III

Interviewee

Stanley, Gordon J.

Location

Washington, D.C.

Original Format of Digital Item

Audio cassette tape

Duration

130 minutes

Interview Date

1981-08-12

Interview Topics

1946-52 with Bolton on radio source catalogs, identifications, scintillation, etc. (also a bit of first ~1946 solar work in Radiophysics); New Zealand expedition of ~1948; key decisions in CSIRO/Radiophysics on new aerials (Mills X, Parkes) and personalities involved; 1955-62 at Owens Valley (+30ft on Palomar); relationship to optical astronomers; many opinions on people.

Series

Working Files Series

Unit

Individuals Unit

Citation

Papers of Woodruff T. Sullivan III, “Interview with Gordon J. Stanley on 12 August 1981,” NRAO Archives, accessed July 31, 2021, https://www.nrao.edu/archives/items/show/15218.