Sidney A. Bowhill Papers, 1946-85
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Brief Description: Papers of Sydney A. Bowhill (1927- ), professor of electrical engineering (1962-85) including copies of outgoing correspondence (1955-85) concerning research articles on aeronomy and physics of the ionosphere, radio wave propagation & rocket & satellite studies of the upper atmosphere submitted for publication in the Transactions of the IRE Professional Group on Antennas & Propagation & Radio Science the journal of the U.S. National Committee of the International Radio Union & the Journal of Atmospheric & Terrestrial Physics (1965-82), program arrangements for meetings of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers & Institute of Radio Engineers; joint research projects; & graduate student applications, appointments & letters of recommendation. Subject files relate to contracts, laboratories, rocketry, meetings, experiments, reports & publications about programs, objectives & students for LIDAR studies, wave propagation & diffraction (1946-64), International Quiet Sun Year research (1957-68), & polar (1967-78) & space shuttle (1970-79) research sponsored by the American Geographical Union (1967-77) Committee on Space Research (COSPAR, 1961-85), Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE, 1962-71), Institute of Radio Engineers (IRE, 1946-64), Inter-Union Commission on Solar & Terrestrial Physics (IUCSTP, 1966-79), National Academy of Science (1963-67), National Aeronautics & Space Administration (1960-86), National Science Foundation (1963-82), & International Scientific Radio Union (URST, 1956-80). This series includes files on committees & research at Cambridge (1955-58), Penn State (1952-62), Illinois Electrical Engineering Dept (1966-85) & NASA Contractors (1966-86).
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Record Series Number: 11/6/25
Created by: Bowhill, Sidney A. (1927-)
Volume: 39.6 cubic feet
Acquired: 6/12/73, 10/10/79
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Arrangement: Chronological
Subject Index
Air Force Scientific Advisory Board
American Geophysical Union (AGU)
Atmospheric Research
Cambridge University
Committee on Space Research (COSPAR)
Electromagnetic Waves
Faculty Papers
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Institute of Radio Engineers (IRE)
Inter-Union Commission On Solar and Terrestrial Physics (IUCSTP)
International Quiet Sun Year
International Scientific Radio Union (URSI)
National Academy of Sciences (NAS)
National Aeronautics And Space Administration (NASA)
National Center for Atmospheric Research
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Pennsylvania State University
Polar Research
Space Shuttle
Universities Space Research Association (USRA)
Upper Atmosphere Research Corporation
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Languages of Materials
English [eng]