Interview with George W. Swenson

Title

Interview with George W. Swenson

Description

George W. Swenson, 1922-2017. Interviewed 24 March 1975 at the AAS Meeting in Bloomington, Indiana, length of interview: 22 minutes.

Creator

Papers of Woodruff T. Sullivan III

Rights

NRAO/AUI/NSF

Type

Oral history interview

Interviewer

Sullivan, Woodruff T., III

Interviewee

Swenson, George W.

Location

Bloomington, IN

Original Format

Audio cassette tape

Duration

22 minutes

Interview Date

1975-03-24

Interview Topics

Development of 400 foot cylindrical parabolid of Vermillion River Observatory of University of Illinois; 1960-65 and the planning beforehand and how he learned radio astronomy as an electronics and antenna engineer.

Series

Working Files Series

Unit

Individuals Unit

Citation

Papers of Woodruff T. Sullivan III, “Interview with George W. Swenson ,” NRAO Archives, accessed October 26, 2020, https://www.nrao.edu/archives/items/show/15232.