skip to content
Papers, 1939-1973 Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Papers, 1939-1973

Author: Allen Varley Astin
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, agenda, reports, studies, congressional testimony, writings, speeches, conference papers, university teaching and training course records, research data, printed matter, and photographs documenting Astin's career at the National Bureau of Standards (1932-1969), particularly as director (1952-1969), during which time the bureau was expanded and reorganized. Topics include  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Named Person: John Astin
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Allen Varley Astin
OCLC Number: 34576578
Description: 25,000 items. 66 containers. 26 linear ft.

Abstract:

Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, agenda, reports, studies, congressional testimony, writings, speeches, conference papers, university teaching and training course records, research data, printed matter, and photographs documenting Astin's career at the National Bureau of Standards (1932-1969), particularly as director (1952-1969), during which time the bureau was expanded and reorganized. Topics include measurement techniques relating to electric insulating materials, telemeters, electric instrumentation, and the electrification of American industry. Astin's World War II activities at the bureau in ordnance research and the development of proximity fuzes for bombs and rockets are documented as well as his service in London as bureau liaison with the Office of Scientific Research and Development, British Armed Forces. Other topics include science and public policy, international cooperation among scientists, and the metric system. Includes some material relating to the career of his son, actor John Astin.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/34576578> #
    a library:ArchiveMaterial, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "34576578" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/dcu> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/835777> ; # Bombardment
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/39904288#Person/astin_john> ; # John Astin
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85084442> ; # Metric system
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1018814> ; # Metric system
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85108028> ; # Proximity fuzes
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204623> ; # Great Britain
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1146218> ; # Telemeter
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1173497> ; # Weights and measures
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85041575> ; # Electric apparatus and appliances
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1108536> ; # Science and state
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008113922> ; # World War, 1939-1945--England--London
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/906330> ; # Electrification
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85145969> ; # Weights and measures--United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/39904288#Topic/electric_insulators_and_insulation_measurement> ; # Electric insulators and insulation--Measurement
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204271> ; # England--London
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/39904288#Organization/united_states_national_bureau_of_standards> ; # United States. National Bureau of Standards
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85148409> ; # World War, 1939-1945--Equipment and supplies
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/904405> ; # Electric apparatus and appliances
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85133357> ; # Telemeter
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/126653902> ; # United States. National Bureau of Standards.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1108297> ; # Science--International cooperation
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1080693> ; # Proximity fuzes
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/39904288#Topic/ordnance_research_united_states> ; # Ordnance--Research--United States
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1047448> ; # Ordnance--Research
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85118573> ; # Science--International cooperation
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/39904288#Organization/great_britain_office_of_scientific_research_and_development> ; # Great Britain. Office of Scientific Research and Development.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/39904288#Place/great_britain> ; # Great Britain
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85015464> ; # Bombardment
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1352983> ; # Equipment and supplies
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/39904288#Topic/electrification_united_states> ; # Electrification--United States
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180924> ; # World War (1939-1945)
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008111288> ; # Science and state--United States
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/814586> ; # Armed Forces
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/46017867> ; # Allen Varley Astin
    schema:description "Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, agenda, reports, studies, congressional testimony, writings, speeches, conference papers, university teaching and training course records, research data, printed matter, and photographs documenting Astin's career at the National Bureau of Standards (1932-1969), particularly as director (1952-1969), during which time the bureau was expanded and reorganized. Topics include measurement techniques relating to electric insulating materials, telemeters, electric instrumentation, and the electrification of American industry. Astin's World War II activities at the bureau in ordnance research and the development of proximity fuzes for bombs and rockets are documented as well as his service in London as bureau liaison with the Office of Scientific Research and Development, British Armed Forces. Other topics include science and public policy, international cooperation among scientists, and the metric system. Includes some material relating to the career of his son, actor John Astin."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/39904288> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name ""@en ;
    schema:productID "34576578" ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/34576578> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/39904288#Organization/great_britain_office_of_scientific_research_and_development> # Great Britain. Office of Scientific Research and Development.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Great Britain. Office of Scientific Research and Development." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/39904288#Organization/united_states_national_bureau_of_standards> # United States. National Bureau of Standards
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "United States. National Bureau of Standards" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/39904288#Person/astin_john> # John Astin
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Astin" ;
    schema:givenName "John" ;
    schema:name "John Astin" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/39904288#Place/great_britain> # Great Britain
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Great Britain" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/39904288#Topic/electric_insulators_and_insulation_measurement> # Electric insulators and insulation--Measurement
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85041725> ;
    schema:name "Electric insulators and insulation--Measurement"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008111288> # Science and state--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Science and state--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008113922> # World War, 1939-1945--England--London
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "World War, 1939-1945--England--London"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85015464> # Bombardment
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Bombardment"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85041575> # Electric apparatus and appliances
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Electric apparatus and appliances"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85084442> # Metric system
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Metric system"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85108028> # Proximity fuzes
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Proximity fuzes"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85118573> # Science--International cooperation
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Science--International cooperation"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85133357> # Telemeter
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Telemeter"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85145969> # Weights and measures--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Weights and measures--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85148409> # World War, 1939-1945--Equipment and supplies
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "World War, 1939-1945--Equipment and supplies"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1018814> # Metric system
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Metric system"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1047448> # Ordnance--Research
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85095404> ;
    schema:name "Ordnance--Research"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1080693> # Proximity fuzes
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Proximity fuzes"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1108297> # Science--International cooperation
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85118573> ; # Science--International cooperation
    schema:name "Science--International cooperation"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1108536> # Science and state
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Science and state"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1146218> # Telemeter
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Telemeter"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1173497> # Weights and measures
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Weights and measures"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180924> # World War (1939-1945)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:name "World War (1939-1945)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204271> # England--London
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "England--London" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204623> # Great Britain
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Great Britain" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1352983> # Equipment and supplies
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Equipment and supplies"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/814586> # Armed Forces
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Armed Forces"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/835777> # Bombardment
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Bombardment"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/904405> # Electric apparatus and appliances
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Electric apparatus and appliances"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/906330> # Electrification
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Electrification"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/126653902> # United States. National Bureau of Standards.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "United States. National Bureau of Standards." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/46017867> # Allen Varley Astin
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1904" ;
    schema:deathDate "1984" ;
    schema:familyName "Astin" ;
    schema:givenName "Allen Varley" ;
    schema:name "Allen Varley Astin" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.