Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

Harold Weaver: Harold F. Weaver: California Astronomer [Donated]

Weaver, Harold
Shields, Joseph
Harold Weaver: Harold F. Weaver: California Astronomer [Donated]
Harold Francis Weaver has had a long and influential involvement in astronomy within California and elsewhere. During his career he has been productively associated with several leading institutions in scientific research, including the Astronomy Department and Radiation Laboratory of the University of California at Berkeley, and the Lick, Mount Wilson, and Yerkes Observatories. He was the founding director of another important astronomical research organization, the Radio Astronomy Laboratory at Berkeley. Prof. Weaver has additionally contributed generously of his time to foster and improve professional organizations that advance scientific interests. Harold F. Weaver has consequently interacted with many of the major figures in twentieth-century astronomy, while producing scientific results that justify his inclusion among this group.
Subject area(s):
Science, Technology, and Health
Education, University of California
Interview date(s):
Education and University of California - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
Weaver, Harold. "Harold Weaver: Harold F. Weaver: California Astronomer [Donated]." Interview by Joseph Shields in 1991. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1993.