Family background and upbringing in northern New Jersey, including recollections of high school; involvement in horse shows and time spent as farri
Family background and early education; military service (1941-1945); Moscow University (1940-1941, 1946-1949); Moscow University graduate school (1
Discusses the move from Schermerhorn Hall at Columbia University to the Lamont Estate in Palisades, New York.
Explains why she and Bruce Heezen regarded seismologists as latecomers in turning their attention to continental drift.
Tharp is able to go on an Eastward cruise. Describes the ship, conditions on board, and the science performed.