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Edgerton, Harold Eugene, 1903-1990



  • Existence: 1903 - 1990

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Francis E. Wylie personal archives

Identifier: MC-0764
Abstract The Francis E. Wiley personal archives consists of drafts, correspondence, and research material relating to writing projects by Wiley. Most of the material is from writing projects such as the M.I.T. in Perspective book, Tides and Pull of the Moon book, and an unpublished project on Harold "Doc" Edgerton. Also included are photographs and retirement party records that relate to his work as the MIT Director of Public Relations (1955-1970).
Dates: 1954 - 1998

Harold E. Edgerton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0025
Abstract Research materials, laboratory notebooks, correspondence, autobiographical materials, audio and video recordings of Harold E. Edgerton, professor of electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1928 to 1966, Institute Professor from 1966 to 1968, and Institute Professor Emeritus from 1968 to 1990. Edgerton perfected the stroboscope and developed photographic techniques that allowed very rapid events to be observed and captured on film. He also developed techniques...
Dates: 1889 - 1999

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Oral History Program, oral history interview with Harold E. Edgerton

Identifier: MC-0132
Scope and Contents of the Collection In 1975 Marc Miller of the MIT Oral History Program office interviewed Harold Edgerton, Institute Professor and professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The collection contains a transcript of the interview, and background materials and notes including synopses of 18 of Edgerton's laboratory notebooks made by Marc Miller in preparation for the interview.
Dates: 1975 August 25, September 4, September 16