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California Institute of Technology Archives

The Caltech Archives were formally established in 1968 to serve as the collective memory of the California Institute of Technology. Our mission is to preserve and make accessible the institutional records, personal papers, documents, artifacts and pictorial materials that tell the school's history.

The Archives' unique research collections in the history of science and technology range from the time of Copernicus to today. They are available to the campus community for instructional and research purposes, as well as to qualified non-campus users by appointment.

The Caltech Archives' holdings include a wide range of materials, from manuscripts to photographs, to audio-visual materials, books, fine art, and artifacts.

Collection materials include:
* Manuscripts
* Photographs & Images
* Oral Histories
* Digital Media Collection
* Online Exhibits
* Books & Texts
* Audio Visual
* Artifacts
* Fine Art

Contact Information:

Caltech Archives
Mail Code 015A-74
Caltech
Pasadena, California 91125
Telephone: (626) 395-2704
Fax: (626) 395-4073

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Note : Program begins at 00:01:15. Series : The Earnest C. Watson Caltech Lecture Series Description : Bill Clinton is introduced by David Baltimore and Gordon Moore. He then gives a major speech on funding for science and technology to an audience in Beckman Institute. Source : 1 Tape of 1: Betacam SP Transcript available . Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift...
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Note : Program begins 00:05:36 on Part 1 and 00:02:45 on Part 2. Another program can be heard faintly under primary program. Audio level varies on Part 2. Series : Air Talk: The Caltech Edition Additional Title : String Theory in the Millennium; Caltech's Architectural Heritage Description : AirTalk is the longest-running daily talk show in Southern California, aired for the first time on April, 1985. Starting in 1988, the talk show hosted by Larry Mantle, was devoted to Caltech and Jet...
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Note : Program begins 00:02:34. Series : The Earnest C. Watson Caltech Lecture Series Description : Fred E. C. Culick, Richard L. and Dorothy M. Hayman Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Professor of Jet Propulsion, Caltech "What Happened in Aeronautics After the Wright Brothers?" Source : 1 Tape of 1: Betacam SP Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of...
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