Papers of William Nierenberg, documenting the full spectrum of his long career as a professor, academic administrator, and
advisor to major science-oriented government committees. The collection is focused on his years as director of the Scripps
Institution of Oceanography (SIO).
William Aaron Nierenberg (1919-2000) was born in New York City on February 3, 1919. He attended Townsend Harris High School
and graduated Summa Cum Laude from City College New York in 1939 with a B.S. in Math and Physics.
76 Linear feet
(187 archives boxes, 1 record carton, 1 shoebox, and 1 oversize folder)
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.
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