AUBURN UNIVERSITY ARCHIVES AND MANUSCRIPTS DEPARTMENT
Electrical Engineering Oral History Interviews, Part of RG 755
Date Span: 1981-1984
Scope / Content: Oral histories and tapes of lectures concerning
Electrical Engineering issues and people in the Auburn area.
SERIES 1: Interviews with John Herbert Orr, pioneer in developing
magnetic tape for audio and video recording, and various associates, conducted
by Carl Voelcker.
BPH Tape 38, No. 1 Orr, John Herbert.
Pioneer in developing magnetic tape for audio and video recording.
December 1, 1981, and February 21, 1984.
Orr discusses his work with recording tape in Europe during World War
II and after the war in the United States with OrRadio, which Ampex, Inc.,
Research Chemist associated with john Herbert Orr after World War
BPH Tape 38, No. 2 Hard, Herbert.
March 6, 1984.
Hard discusses his association with Orr in the development of magnetic
Financial backer and associate of Orr after World War II.
BPH Tape 38, No. 3 Welch, Nataniel.
April 2, 1984.
Welch discusses his association with Orr in developing magnetic recording
Employed by Orr after World War II.
BPH Tape 38, No. 4 Brassell, William E.
April 3, 1984
Brassell discusses his work with Orr.
Associate of Orr's during World War II.
BPH Tape 38, No. 5 McLain, Francis.
September 21, 1983
McLain, a British officer with the Psychological Warfare Division during
World War II, discusses his association with Orr.
SERIES 2: Lectures concerning Electrical Engineering at Auburn
Lectureship Tape 14: Honnell, Martian A., Professor.
Distinguished Faculty Lecturer
November 10, 1976
Honnell discusses his career as an EE educator.
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