General interview dealing with early life in Latvia before World War I; the University of Latvia in Rega; assistant in astronomy at Rega in 1928 an
Family background and early interest in astronomy (Elis Stromgren).
Early life in New York and California, and decision to do undergraduate work in astronomy at University of California at Berkeley.
Slater leaves Harvard University for Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1930 (Karl Compton) to build up Physics Department there; work on qua
This interview is a focused exploratory interview covering William Van Altena's brief career history as a student at the University of California,
This interview was conducted as part of the Archives for the History of Quantum Physics project, which includes tapes and transcripts of oral histo