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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.


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Jan 12, 2000 California Institute of Technology
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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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California Institute of Technology Archives
Jan 16, 1991 California Institute of Technology
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Series : The Earnest C. Watson Caltech Lecture Series Description : Hans Bethe, Ph.D., Nobel Laureate "The Need for Nuclear Power" Source : 2 Tapes of 2: 3/4 inch videotape 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 or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of...
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Nov 12, 1977 Battjes, Carl
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Description : Footage taken after the Kremer flight. Note on original container : Nov 12 '77; Gossamer Condor; Carl Battjes, Portland, Ore. Call Number : Caltech 7-26.8 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Guide : The Paul B. MacCready Papers ca. 1930-2002 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 or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and...
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California Institute of Technology Archives
Aug 23, 1977
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Description : Footage of Bryan Allen flying Gossamer Condor at Shafter airport for Kremer prize. Call Number : Caltech 7-26.6 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Guide : The Paul B. MacCready Papers ca. 1930-2002 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 or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This...
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California Institute of Technology Archives
1977 Mastropaolo, Joe
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Description : Footage of the Gossamer Condor. Notes in original container : Joe Mastropaulo Film, Blown up from 8mm to 16mm so use slowest projection speed. Jack Lambie Flying - 00:00:22 Taras [Kiceniute] Flying - 00:01:09 Joe M - 00:01:17 Crash - 00:02:46 Start Over Pole - 00:03:32 Paul Instructs Joe M - 00:04:47 Chet [Kire] Flies - 00:05:22 ? Flies - 00:05:54 End Call Number : Caltech 7-26.4 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Guide : The Paul B. MacCready Papers ca. 1930-2002 Rights...
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California Institute of Technology Archives
1977 Rickson, Bill
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Note : Original film is faded to red. Description : Footage of Bryan Allen flying Gossamer Condor. Call Number : Caltech 7-26.3 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Guide : The Paul B. MacCready Papers ca. 1930-2002 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 or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks....
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California Institute of Technology Archives
Jul 4, 1960
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Description : Footage of Paul MacCready et al. testing HARP, balloons, etc. Testing done in California. Note on original film leader : HARP-8, July 4, 1960, Field Test. Call Number : Caltech 7-26.2 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Guide : The Paul B. MacCready Papers ca. 1930-2002 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 or purchase agreements, donor...
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- von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963
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Description : The Tacoma Narrows Bridge tests took place in the wind tunnel at Caltech -Pasadena- in the Daniel Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory. The video investigates the causes of the Tacoma Narrow Bridge failure with a model of the entire span constructed to 1/234 scale. The von Karman papers include minutes of the committee that asked von Karman to carry the tests. This reel is part of a series of footage covering von Kármán's family, his travels, his meeting with scientists and...
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California Institute of Technology Archives
- von Karman, Theodore, 1881-1963
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Description : The reel is part of a series of footage covering von Kármán’s family, his travels, his meeting with scientists and technical footage. The films were made by von Kármán himself or by family members and friends. Call Number : TVK-158-2 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Series Title : Theodore von Kármán Film Footage Collection Guide : Papers of Theodore von Kármán Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In...
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- von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963
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Note : Original film extremely warped at beginning. Description : Research carried out at the Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory at Caltech with en Eiffel type wind tunnel. The reel is part of a series of footage covering von Kármán’s family, his travels, his meeting with scientists and technical footage. The films were made by von Kármán himself or by family members and friends. Call Number : TVK-162-10 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Series Title : Theodore von Kármán Film Footage...
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Description : Footage of men flying LARP planes in grassy area. Flying in California. Note on original film leader : Planning and Organization Call Number : Caltech 7-26.1 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Guide : The Paul B. MacCready Papers ca. 1930-2002 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 or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and...
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- von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963
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Note : Einstein section at 10:16 is originally from another reel . This copy of the footage was incorrectly flipped. Description : The reel is part of a series of footage covering von Kármán's family, his travels, his meeting with scientists and technical footage. The films were made by von Kármán himself or by family members and friends. Call Number : TVK-161-7 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Series Title : Theodore von Kármán Film Footage Collection Guide : Papers of Theodore von...
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