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Green, Cecil Howard, 1900-2003
Oral history interview with Cecil Howard Green, 1994 October 17.
Early life. Study at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Meeting his wife. Work with Elihu Thompson at General Electric. Business partnership with Eugene McDermott, Eric Jonsson, and H. Bates Peacock to buy Geophysical Services, Incorporated (which would become Texas Instruments). Early use of reflection seismology for geophysical exploration. Work of Victor Vacquier on magnetic submarine detection during the Second World War. Recollections of Walter Munk, Maurice Ewing, Gordon Teal, and Jack Kilby. Development of MIT geophysics center during the 1950s. Philanthropic projects for the University of Sydney and the Colorado School of Mines. Difficulties with the Selective Service and engineering recruitment. Organization of the Graduate Research Center of the Southwest as part of the University of Texas system. Development of the International Deployment of Accelerometers (IDA) project. Death of his wife and the value of friendship. Structure of Texas Instruments.
Ewing, W. Maurice (William Maurice), 1906-1974
Green, Cecil Howard, 1900-2003
Jonsson, Eric
Kilby, Jack S. (Jack St. Clair), 1923-2005
McDermott, Eugene
Munk, Walter H. (Walter Heinrich), 1917-
Peacock, H. Bates
Teal, Gordon
Thompson, Elihu
Vacquier, Victor
Colorado School of Mines.
General Electric Company.
International Deployment of Accelerometers
Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Geolgy and Geophysics.
Southwest Center for Advanced Studies.
Texas Instruments Incorporated.
University of Sydney.
Geophysics -- Research.
Magnetic instruments.
Science and industry
Seismology -- Research.
Submarine warfare -- World war, 1939-1945.
Oral histories. aat
Transcripts. aat
Sound recordings lcgft
Doel, Ronald Edmund interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA