The Resource Dean of the College of Engineering, pioneer in coastal engineering, and consultant to General Electric :, Morrough Parker O'Brien ; with introductions by Clark Kerr, Robert L. Wiegel, Gerhard Neumann, and Robert G. Dean ; interview conducted by Marilyn Ziebarth. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

Dean of the College of Engineering, pioneer in coastal engineering, and consultant to General Electric :, Morrough Parker O'Brien ; with introductions by Clark Kerr, Robert L. Wiegel, Gerhard Neumann, and Robert G. Dean ; interview conducted by Marilyn Ziebarth. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

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Dean of the College of Engineering, pioneer in coastal engineering, and consultant to General Electric :, 1986-1988
Title
Dean of the College of Engineering, pioneer in coastal engineering, and consultant to General Electric :
Statement of responsibility
Morrough Parker O'Brien ; with introductions by Clark Kerr, Robert L. Wiegel, Gerhard Neumann, and Robert G. Dean ; interview conducted by Marilyn Ziebarth. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
Inclusive dates
1986-1988
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Language
eng
Summary
Discusses his family background, and engineering education at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the University of California, Berkeley, 1928-1941. He also discusses his research, consulting with the military, and academic studies during World War II. Includes reminiscences of the College of Engineering, 1943-1958, the years he served as Dean. In addition, he speaks of his long relationship as consultant to General Electric, and offers observations on the relationship between university-industry research and development
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Additional physical form
Audio tape recording of the interview also available as Phonotape 2169 C:1-23
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
CU-BANC
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  • University history series
  • College of Engineering oral history series
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1902-1988
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O'Brien, Morrough P.
Form designation
oral history transcript
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Location of originals duplicates
Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • 1911-
  • 1930-
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  • Kerr, Clark
  • Wiegel, Robert L
  • Neumann, Gerhard
  • Dean, Robert G.
  • Ziebarth, Marilyn
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  • University of California, Berkeley
  • General Electric Company
  • Coastal engineering
  • Engineers
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Dean of the College of Engineering, pioneer in coastal engineering, and consultant to General Electric :, Morrough Parker O'Brien ; with introductions by Clark Kerr, Robert L. Wiegel, Gerhard Neumann, and Robert G. Dean ; interview conducted by Marilyn Ziebarth. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
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Publication
Note
  • Forms part of: University history series; College of Engineering oral history series
  • SEE ALSO related collection: A history of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1868-1986 / Werner Goldsmith
Accompanying material
related material.)
Cumulative index finding aids
Includes index.
Extent
  • 1 online resource (
  • 1 v. ([xxii], 312 p.)
  • 23 sound cassettes.
Form of item
online
Materials
  • Transcript:
  • Phonotapes:
Other physical details
ill. ;
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Dean of the College of Engineering, pioneer in coastal engineering, and consultant to General Electric :, Morrough Parker O'Brien ; with introductions by Clark Kerr, Robert L. Wiegel, Gerhard Neumann, and Robert G. Dean ; interview conducted by Marilyn Ziebarth. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
Link
Publication
Note
  • Forms part of: University history series; College of Engineering oral history series
  • SEE ALSO related collection: A history of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1868-1986 / Werner Goldsmith
Accompanying material
related material.)
Cumulative index finding aids
Includes index.
Extent
  • 1 online resource (
  • 1 v. ([xxii], 312 p.)
  • 23 sound cassettes.
Form of item
online
Materials
  • Transcript:
  • Phonotapes:
Other physical details
ill. ;
Specific material designation
remote

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