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Armstrong, Alice H.
Oral history interview with Alice Armstrong, 1979 June 11.
In this interview, Alice Armstrong discusses: her family and childhood; her time at Wellesley College; her work at the Bureau of Standards radiation lab, inlcuding the radiation standard and her first radiation accident; her time at Radcliffe College; x-ray induced illness; and her interactions with Marie Curie, P. W. Bridgman, O. D. Kellogg, William Duane, Emory Leon Chaffee, Theodore Lyman, and Robert Havighurst.
American physicist. Ph.D., physics (Radcliffe College, 1930). Professional experience includes: assistant physicist, Bureau of Standards (1919-1922); physics instructor, Wellesley College (1925-1926); assistant biophysicist, Rockefeller Institute (1927-1929); lab assistant, Harvard Cancer Commission, Huntington Hospital (1929-1930); professor of physics and department chair, Wellesley College (1930-1953); staff, Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory (1950-1952).
Armstrong, Alice H.
Bridgman, P. W. (Percy Williams), 1882-1961
Chaffee, Emory Leon, 1885-1975.
Curie, Marie, 1867-1934
Duane, William, 1872-1935.
Havighurst, Robert J. (Robert James), 1900-1991
Kellogg, O. D. (Oliver Dimon), b. 1878
Lyman, Theodore, 1874-1954.
Radcliffe College
United States. Bureau of Standards
Wellesley College
Radiation injuries
Radiation -- Measurement
Women in science
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Sopka, Katherine Russell, interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA