The reminiscences of Albert P. Crary, 1962.


Date: 1962 | Size: 1 microfiche_card(s), 87 leaves on 1 Microfiche card.


Crary covered a variety of topics in this oral history including seismic and geologic explorations, oceanography and geophysics; oil exploration in Colombia and Venezuela; early Loran and Sofar; Maurice Ewing; air acoustics and balloons; Alamogordo; Arctic and Antarctic glaciologly; International Geophysical Year.

Background note

Albert P. Crary worked as a geophysicist and oceanographer.

Collection Information

Physical description

87 leaves (on 1 Microfiche).


Received from Columbia University Oral History Research Office and accessioned, 1962.

Location of originals:

Originals in Columbia University, Oral History Research Office.


Interviewed by William Cromie.

Indexing Terms


  • Interviews.
  • Oral histories


  • Geophysics.
  • Intellectual cooperation.
  • International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958.
  • Navigation.
  • Oceanography.
  • Prospecting -- Geophysical methods.