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Murray (Earl) Papers
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SEALAB II

Scope and Content of Series

Series 1) SEALAB II: Documentation from the U.S. Navy's 1965 SeaLab II project, including Murray's journals and logs, a recording of a radio interview with Murray, and situational reports. Photographic documentation of the SeaLab II experiment is located in Series 3.
Box 1, Folder 1

Plans and operating manuals 1965 April-May

Box 1, Folder 2

Notes 1965 May 18

Box 1, Folder 3

Steering committee documents 1965 June

Box 1, Folder 4

Checklist of daily activities 1965 June-August

Box 1, Folder 5

Vicinity maps 1965 August

Box 1, Folder 6

SeaLab II logs 1965 August-September

Box 1, Folder 7-8

SeaLab II project journals 1965 August-October

Box 1, Folder 9

"Aquaspouse" Newsletter, Navy Command Information Bureau 1965 August-September

Box 1, Folder 10

Navy situational reports 1965 September-October

Box 1, Folder 11

Press releases and publicity 1965-1966

Box 1, Folder 12

Humorous press release 1965

Box 1, Folder 13

SeaLab II project publications and reports 1965-1967

Box 1, Folder 14

Underwater weather station 1966 February-June

Box 1, Folder 15

Telephone log for SeaLab

Box 1, Folder 16

KNX radio interview with Bruce Kaufman and Earl Murray - Sound recording 1965 November 22

General note

Recorded at the Coast and Geodetic Survey Los Angeles field office. Reel-to-reel, variable speed, poor condition, time 00:38:29.

Restrictions

Original restricted (digital version available).
 

MISCELLANEOUS

Box 2, Folder 1

Drawings and patents undated

Oversize FB-382-07

Drawings and patents - Oversize undated

Box 2, Folder 2

Preliminary Report on Problems of Underwater Swimmers 1951

Box 2, Folder 3

Professional correspondence and contracts 1951-1968

Box 2, Folder 4

Scripps Submarine Canyon drawings 1955

Box 2, Folder 5

Observations of sea floor off La Jolla for Navy Electronics Laboratory 1956

Box 2, Folder 6

Scientific Diving Consultants 1956-1961

Box 2, Folder 7

Jim Stewart shark attack 1961

Box 2, Folder 8

UC diving regulations and related correspondence 1961

Box 2, Folder 9

"French Diving Saucer" writings 1964 February 13

Box 2, Folder 10

Canyon dive with ASHERAH 1966 January 26

Box 2, Folder 11

Records of dives in Scripps Submarine Canyon 1968-1970

Box 2, Folder 12

Resume and letters of support 1968-1975

Box 2, Folder 13

Masters, Patricia. "Detection and assessment of prehistoric artifact sites off the coast of Southern California" 1982

 

PHOTOGRAPHS, SLIDES AND FILM

Box 2, Folder 14

La Jolla and SIO, circa 1920s - Copy prints

Box 2, Folder 15

Weather station platform undated

Box 2, Folder 16

Equipment undated

Box 2, Folder 17

Miscellaneous undated

General note

Includes photographs of male and female divers at Scripps, and Murray.
Box 2, Folder 18

Scripps Submarine Canyon underwater dive 1961 January

General note

Divers include D. Inman and W. Gayman.
Box 2, Folder 19

Westinghouse diving saucer 1964

Box 2, Folder 20

Baja dive to 1,000 feet - Color slides circa 1965

Box 2, Folder 21

MK VI School - Color slides 1965

Box 2, Folder 22

SeaLab II - Photographic prints

Box 2, Folder 23

SeaLab II - Color slides

Box 2, Folder 24

UC San Diego dune buggy 1966

Box 2, Folder 25

LCVP salvage operation 1967

Oversize FS-09

Guaymas, Los Coronados, and Catalina Island trip - Film undated

General note

16mm film, color, silent. Film taken on a trip with Conrad Limbaugh. Primarily underwater footage of fish, rays, and kelp bed ecology; includes a few seconds of footage of divers with spear guns. Fair condition.

Restrictions

Restrictions Apply