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McGill, William J. (William James), 1922-
Oral history interview with William J. McGill, 1997 September 12 and 15.
Interview concerns the relationship between Columbia University and Lamont-Doherty Observatory. Prominentely mentioned are Maurice Ewing, William McGill, Manik Talwani.
Discusses his youth and education at Fordham University and graduate work at Harvard; his professorship at Columbia in the late 1950s and early 1960s and the politics involved; his move to UCSD and return to Columbia in 1970 as president; the Doherty Foundation gift to the observatory; the relationship between Columbia and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. Prominently mentioned are Wally Broecker, Maurice Ewing, Ted deBary, Grayson Kirk, Chauncy Newlin, Bill Nierenberg, Manik Talwani.
President of Columbia University through the 1970s.
Broecker, Wallace S., 1931-
De Bary, William Theodore, 1919-
Ewing, W. Maurice (William Maurice), 1906-1974
Kirk, Grayson L. (Grayson Louis), 1903-
McGill, William J. (William James), 1922-
Newlin, Chauncey
Nierenberg, William Aaron, 1919-2000
Talwani, Manik.
Columbia University -- Administration.
Columbia University -- Presidents.
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Science -- History.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Transcripts. aat
College presidents -- Interviews. lcsh
Doel, Ronald Edmund interviewer.
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA