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Finding Aid for the G. W. Housner Papers 1926-1999
10202-MS  
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Description
The working papers, correspondence, publications, and biographical material of George W. Housner form the collection known as the G. W. Housner Papers in the Archives of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). Professor Housner spent his entire academic career at Caltech and he is one of the pioneers in earthquake engineering, and is internationally known for his outstanding contributions to theory and practice in the field of structural dynamics.
Background
George William Housner, the C. F. Braun Professor of Engineering, Emeritus, is one of the pioneers in earthquake engineering, and is internationally known for his outstanding contributions to theory and practice in the field of structural dynamics. Housner has served as president of the International Association for Earthquake Engineering, the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, and the Seismological Society of America.
Extent
35 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright may not have been assigned to the California Institute of Technology Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Caltech Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the California Institute of Technology Archives as the owner of the physical items and, unless explicitly stated otherwise, is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
The collection is open for research. Researchers must apply in writing for access.