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Alpha Helix Program Management Office records
SAC 0007  
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Description
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.
Background
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.
Extent
10 Linear feet (9 records cartons, 3 oversize folders, 1 map case folder, and 4 films)
Restrictions
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. ALLOW ONE WEEK FOR RETRIEVAL OF MATERIALS.