Radcliffe College

Interviewed by: 
Joanna Behrman
Interview date: 
February 14, 2020
Location: 
Los Angeles, California

In this interview, Joanna Behrman, Assistant Public Historian for AIP, interviews Margaret Kivelson, Distinguished Professor Emerita of Space Physi

Interviewed by: 
Samantha M. Thompson
Interview date: 
July 5, 2017
Location: 
Lenox, Massachusetts

Elske van Panhuys Smith discusses topics including: her childhood in Monaco, Austria, Holland, Venezuela, Costa Rica, and the United States of Amer

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
October 29, 2007
Location: 
Belmont, Massachusetts

Biographical profile of Babette Whipple, widow of Fred Whipple, concentrating on her marriage and life.

Interviewed by: 
Katherine Sopka
Interview date: 
July 19, 1978
Location: 
Wellesley, Massachusetts

Family background, education, and emergence of scientific orientation.

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
August 3, 1977
Location: 
Hale Observatories, Santa Barbara State

Family history. Margaret Harwood’s lectures at Maria Mitchell Observatory in Nantucket; B.A.

Interviewed by: 
Alexei Kojevnikov
Interview date: 
December 2, 1997

In this interview, Melba Phillips discusses: Bryn Mawr College; group theory; Oppenheimer-Phillips process; Maria Goeppert-Mayer; teaching physics;

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
May 20, 1978
Location: 
Flagstaff, Arizona

General interview examining family origins; early life in Milwaukee; interest in mechanical things; development of interest in astronomy; engineeri

Interviewed by: 
Katherine Sopka
Interview date: 
February 10, 1977
Location: 
Harvard University

Interview concentrates on the history of the physics department at Harvard University.  Topics discussed include: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute;

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
August 4, 1979
Location: 
Yale University Observatory

Early life in Pennsylvania; German background; training at Radcliffe College and Harvard College Observatory; staff positions at Harvard and Yale U

Interviewed by: 
Fredericka Bell-Berti
Interview date: 
June 27, 2001
Location: 
Brooklyn, New York

In this interview Katherine Harris discusses topics such as: her childhood and family background; going to school at Radcliffe College; getting her

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