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Irving P. Krick papers, 1921-1996
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Description
Collection consists of original meteorological and climatological data (including weather maps and charts) collected by Irving P. Krick and his associates in various states of the U.S., Alberta, Canada, and France.
Background
Irving P. Krick received his B.S. degree in Physics from the University of California, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in meteorology from the California Institute of Technology. He returned to CIT in 1933 to serve as the Chairman for the Department of Meteorology until 1948. Thereafter, Krick oversaw operations as president to a number of his own meteorological companies, including Irving P. Krick Associates Inc. and Irving P. Krick Associates of Canada Ltd. During this time, Krick also served in the U.S. Navy (1942), as well as in the U.S. Army Air Forces, first as the Chief of Long Range Research and Forecasting Section (1942-44), and subsequently as the Deputy Director of Weather Services for the European Theatre of Operations (1944-45). Krick was awarded the U.S. Legion of Merit and Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster, and the Croix de Guerre avec E'toile Vermeil from France.
Extent
58.0 linear ft. (116 boxes and 3 oversize long boxes)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.