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Title
Nicholas E. Golovin papers
Type
Mixed Material
Language
English
Collection material in English
Identified By
Lccn: mm81057265
Summary
Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, reports, notes, working diaries, agenda and meeting summaries, academic, employment, military records, clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Golovin's administrative positions at the National Bureau of Standards, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the U.S. Office of Science and Technology. Documents his roles as director of the DoD/NASA Large Launch Vehicle Planning Group; in the planning, programming, and budgeting system at the Office of Science and Technology; and as a member of the President's Science Advisory Committee during the John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson administrations. Also documents his participation in several International Astronautical Congresses; his work with the White Sands Missile Range, U.S. Advanced Research Projects Agency, and Myron A. Coler's New York University Creative Science Program; and his various technical writing projects.
Includes Golovin's reports and recommendations to Kennedy and Johnson on topics such as the Project Apollo space program, manned space flight, space vehicles and vehicle propulsion systems, and supersonic transport noise problems; his paper, A Fourth Branch of Government, in which he proposed the creation of a branch of government employing physicists and social scientists to make technological choices in public policy; and chapter drafts and a published copy of Essays on Creativity in the Sciences (1963) written by Creative Science Program associates. Correspondents include Edward Uhler Condon, Anne Castrodale Golovin, Donald F. Hornig, Charles S. Murphy, and Jerome B. Wiesner.
Authorized Access Point
Golovin, Nicholas E. (Nicholas Erasmus), 1912-1969. Nicholas E. Golovin papers, 1943-1970 (bulk 1958-1969)