The Alpha Helix Program Management Office records document the administration and activities of the Research Vessel
Alpha Helix while under the management of Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO). The Alpha Helix Program was operated by SIO from
1966 to 1980.
The R/V Alpha Helix was a National Oceanographic Research Facility of the University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS). It and
was owned and operated by Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) from February 1966 to January 1980. It was constructed
and operated through National Science Foundation funding, administered by the Alpha Helix Program Management Office (PMO)
at SIO, and, after its 1973 designation as a National Oceanographic Research Facility, scheduled by UNOLS.
10 Linear feet
(9 records cartons, 3 oversize folders, 1 map case folder, and 4 films)
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. ALLOW ONE WEEK FOR RETRIEVAL OF MATERIALS.