Series 3 - Trips

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UTA 1313-B1995-0014-3

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Trips

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  • 1961-1987 (Creation)

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0.13 m of textual records

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As Dr. Glass's reputation as a scientist grew, he began to receive invitations to make special trips abroad. In 1961 he was invited by the Academy of Sciences in the USSR to give a series of lectures on high-temperature gas flows and shock wave phenomena. In 1965 the Polish Academy of Sciences invited him to attend the 7th Fluid Dynamics Symposium at Jurata; afterwards he attended the 7th International Congress on High-Speed Photography and Cinematography in Zurich. In 1980, on the invitation of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, he spent four weeks lecturing in China and a further two weeks in Japan as a part of the Speakers' Program sponsored by the Department of External Affairs. In May of 1985 he returned to China on a lecture tour and was awarded an "honorary professorship" by the Nanjing Aeronautical Institute, the first foreigner to receive one. He returned via Japan.

The files in this series document all of these trips. Most include background files, correspondence, programs, drafts of addresses and lectures, notes and press clippings. For the trip to the USSR in 1961, there is only a report prepared by Dr. Glass on his return; he also wrote one for the 1985 trip to China, for which there are also diaries and notebooks. The arrangement is chronological.

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1961-1983: B1995-0014/001(17) - (21)
1978-1987: B1995-0014/002(01) - (07)

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Researchers interested in trips related to contract work should refer to the correspondence on contracts in Series II and the files in Series 8. Those interested in addresses and slides relating to Dr. Glass' visit to China and Japan in 1980 should refer to series 9 and 11 respectively.

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Photoprints have been removed from B1994-0033/021(11) to box B1994-0033/001P(03).

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Posters have been removed from B1994-0033/023(07) and filed separately as B1994-0033/023 (07a)

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B1995-0014/001(17)-/002(07)

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  • Box: B1995-0014/001
  • Box: B1995-0014/002

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