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Eugene Starr Papers, 1911-1988

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Starr, Eugene Carl, 1901-
Title
Eugene Starr Papers
Dates
1911-1988 (inclusive)
Quantity
115 linear feet, (235 boxes)  :   ; 
Collection Number
MSS Starr
Summary
Eugene Starr (1901-1988) enjoyed a widespread reputation as a distinguished scientist and engineer. A 1923 graduate of Oregon Agricultural College, he achieved international recognition for his work in the fields of electrical engineering and nuclear physics. In 1958 Starr was awarded the Department of the Interior's highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award, for his work with the Bonneville Power Administration. Starr's papers include personal correspondence and scientific reports, with a focus on his work in nuclear fission and the transmission of high-voltage electricity.
Repository
Oregon State University Libraries, Special Collections & Archives Research Center
Special Collections & Archives Research Center
121 The Valley Library
Oregon State University
Corvallis OR
97331-4501
Telephone: 541-737-2075
Fax: 541-737-8674
scarc@oregonstate.edu
Access Restrictions
Restrictions on Access

Permission to examine will be granted to qualified researchers upon completion of an "Application for Use" form, and contingent upon the researcher's agreement to abide by the rules and policies governing the use of manuscripts.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Dr. Eugene Starr enjoyed a widespread reputation as a distinguished scientist, brilliant engineer, and a dedicated public servant. He achieved both national and international recognition for his attainments in the fields of electrical engineering and nuclear physics, and was a pioneer in many areas of high-voltage transmission science, including the development of series and shunt capacitor applications and tests, generator characteristics, circuit breaker advances, and high-voltage transformer and cable problems.

A 1923 graduate of Oregon State University, Starr returned to teach Electrical Engineering from 1927 to 1954. From 1939 to 1954 he also served as consultant to the Bonneville Power Administration, and was its Chief Engineer from 1954 to 1961. In that position he demonstrated outstanding managerial ability and leadership during an era of rapid expansion and technological change. For his professional competence, administrative excellence and dedicated public service, Starr was granted the Department of the Interior's highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award, in 1958.

From the beginning of the Government's program with nuclear fission, Dr. Starr demonstrated a keen professional interest in the field. During World War II he served as consultant to the National Defense Research Committee of the Office of Scientific Research and Development as an official investigator, coordinator and supervisor of important defense projects. In 1946 he was a Civilian Scientific Observer at the Bikini atom bomb tests. Subsequently Mr. Starr was heavily involved in applying nuclear concepts to the generation of electric energy and to correlating such developments with the requirements of the Federal power system in the Pacific Northwest. Beginning in 1961 he served the Bonneville Power Administration as Consulting Engineer specializing in extra-high-voltage AC- DC transmission and in nuclear power development. He later won several prizes for his research papers in the field of high-voltage engineering and aircraft radio coordination. In 1965 he was named Engineer of the Year for Oregon.

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Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Starr papers - containing nearly 10,000 items and occupying 38 cubic feet of space - are comprised chiefly of personal correspondence and scientific reports, with a focus on Starr's activities in the fields of nuclear fission and high-voltage transmission. Several research programs and publications headed by Starr are detailed within the collection, as are materials related to his work as a classroom instructor and consultant to organizations ranging from the United Nations to the Atomic Energy Commission. The materials in the Starr collection exemplify the practical application of scientific principals in relation to electricity, and help illustrate the peaceful use of nuclear power in the 20th century.

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Courtesy of the Eugene Starr Papers, Special Collections, Oregon State University Libraries.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

1:  High Voltage Transmission, 1911-1988Return to Top

96 boxes

Eugene Starr is perhaps best known for his important contributions to the practice of transmitting high-voltage electricity across distances of many hundreds of miles. The large collection of published papers, internal reports, field data, correspondence and memoranda in Series 1 documents Starr's seven decades of work on the issue of high-voltage transmission. In so doing, the series reflects Starr's interest in engineering and testing reliable transmission systems able to withstand the natural elements while minimizing the risks posed by the systems to humans and other animal life.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
1.001
Papers and Presentations by Starr
1942
Folder
1.1
"Basic Analysis of Electric Power Transmission - Conventional and Compensated Alternating-Current and Proposed Direct-Current Systems" (EC Starr) - binder with materials
1942
1.2
"Basic Analysis of Electric Power Transmission - Conventional and Compensated Alternating-Current and Proposed Direct-Current Systems" (EC Starr) Copy 1
1942
1.3
"Basic Analysis of Electric Power Transmission - Conventional and Compensated Alternating-Current and Proposed Direct-Current Systems" (EC Starr) Copy 2
1942
1.4
"Basic Analysis of Electric Power Transmission - Conventional and Compensated Alternating-Current and Proposed Direct-Current Systems" (EC Starr) Copy 3
1942
1.5
"Basic Analysis of Electric Power Transmission - Conventional and Compensated Alternating-Current and Proposed Direct-Current Systems" (EC Starr) Copy 4
1942
1.002
Papers and Presentations by Starr
1926-1927, 1945, 1952, 1979
Folder
2.1
"Dielectric Phase Angle Measurements by Means of the Cathode-Ray Oscillograph" (EC Starr)
1926
2.2
"The Cathode-Ray Oscillograph as a High-Voltage Wattmeter" (EC Starr)
1927
2.3
"Evaluation of Transmission-System Resistance and Corona Power Losses" (EC Starr) - 2 copies
1945
2.4
"The Economy of Higher Transmission Voltages" (EC Starr) - 9 copies, data, calculations, and figures
1952
2.5
"Electric Power Generation" - revision for Encyclopedia of Science and Technology
1979
1.003
Papers and Presentations by Starr
1960, 1969, 1972, 1980-1981, 1984
Folder
3.1
"Power Circuit Breaker Testing in the Field" - draft of summary for CIGRE (EC Starr)
1960
3.2
"Trends of Development in Electric Power Generation and Transmission" (EC Starr)
1960
3.3
"Snettisham HVDC Project" (EC Starr)
1969
3.4
"Transient Performance of Pacific Intertie" (EC Starr)
1972
3.5
"The Developments in High Voltage Direct Current - an Overview" (EC Starr) - 4 copies
1980
3.6
"Mechanical Model of AC Electric Transmission" (EC Starr) - original, draft and 23 copies
1981
3.7
"Generating Resource Protection by Asynchronous Connection to Network" (EC Starr)
1984
3.8
"Recent Major Interruptions of Pacific NW-SW AC Intertie" (EC Starr) - 20 copies
1984
1.004
Papers and Presentations by Starr
1938, 1940; undated
Folder
4.1
"Artificial Transmission Line Simulating" (EC Starr) - drafts, data and calculations
1938
4.2
"Storm Static Radio Interference Phenomena Originating on Aircraft" (EC Starr) - handwritten draft w/appendices
4.3
"Transmission-Line Loading for Maximum Economy of Operation" (EC Starr) - original drafts
undated
4.4
"Transmission-Line Power and Current Density for Maximum Economy" (EC Starr) - handwritten draft and calculations
1940
4.5
"AC Power Limit Studies - Steady State" (EC Starr) - multiple drafts, materials + Appendix I
1940
1.005
Papers and Presentations by Starr
1984; undated
Folder
5.1
"Transmission Project Planning" (EC Starr) + materials and other reports by Starr
1984
5.2
ECS Reports on Power Transmission - materials, drafts, notes
1.006
Papers and Presentations by Starr
1930, 1948, 1963-1964, 1970, 1977; undated
Folder
6.1
"Research" - presentation by Starr
1930
6.2
"Radio Interference" - presentation by Starr
undated
6.3
"Power System Stability" - lecture given by Starr at NW Power Pool
1948
6.4
Materials for General Report on DC Transmission - I
1963
6.5
Materials for General Report on DC Transmission - II
1963
6.6
"General Report on DC Transmission - I" (EC Starr) - Conference Paper for AIEE 1963 Winter General Meeting - materials and drafts
1963
6.7
Group 42 (EHV A-C) presentation by Starr
undated
6.8
Group 43 H-V DC - presentation by Starr
1964
6.9
"Status of the HVDC Pacific Intertie"
1970
6.10
"HVDC Pacific Intertie Developments" (EC Starr)
1977
6.11
"Report to D-C Subcommittee of Transmission and Distribution Committee" (EC Starr)
1977
1.007
Papers and Presentations by Starr
1942, 1960-1964, 1968-1969; undated
Folder
7.1
Figures from Radio Influence of HV Lines by ECS and EFS
1942
7.2
List of slides, vault withdrawal orders, prints of some slides, color enlargements, speech notes + LMFBR viewgraph
1960; 1969
7.3
Photos and Figures for HVDC Paper by Starr
7.4
Binder of Slides with descriptions from Westinghouse
1968
7.5
Small and Large Prints of 2x2 slides with descriptions
1960-1964
1.008
Glass Slides Prepared for Lectures by Eugene Starr
50 items
Descriptions of glass slides contained in Starr Box 1.007, Folder 7.2
1960, 1969
1.009
Slides, Negatives and Prints from Presentations by Eugene Starr
224 items
Presentations on multiple topics including nuclear energy.
1970
1.010
Slides, Negatives and Prints from Presentations by Eugene Starr
Five numbered sets of prints on the following subjects: corona, the Bonneville Power Administration High Voltage Test Facility, inverter operation and rectifier operation.Four slides related to a sodium graphite reactor, Atomic Energy Commission.Two slides on fault test data collected by the Bonneville Power Administration.
1955
1.011
Research Materials re: Direct Current
1959-1982, 1984
Folder
11.1
"High Voltage Direct Current Transmission - an Annotated Bibliography" (Lava)
1968
11.2
"Study Committee 10 - D.C. Transmission at Extra High Voltage - Progress Report: 1966-1968" + Appendices A, 1, 2, 3, 4 (Lane, Last)
1968
11.3
Direct Current Links - Agenda Items, Procedures
1970; 1974
11.4
High Voltage Direct Current - CIGRE Special Reports, Discussions, Proceedings
1962-1982
11.5
Reports on Trips and Meetings
1968-1980
11.6
Status and Trends in High Voltage Direct Current Transmission - 10 papers
1959-1982
11.7
"An Annotated Bibliography of High Voltage Direct Current Transmission 1969-1983" (BPA)
1984
1.012
Research Materials re: Direct Current
1915, 1939, 1945-1976
Folder
12.1
"High-Voltage High-Pass Network" - lab information, measurements (Stone)
1961
12.2
"The Thury System of Direct Current Transmission" (Baum) + other materials and negatives of Thury and Generator
1915; 1939
12.3
HVDC Papers (undated)
12.4
HVDC Papers
1962-1969
12.5
HVDC Power Transmission - correspondence
1945-1976
1.013
Research Materials re: Direct Current
1963-1983
Folder
13.1
"DC and Low Frequency Impedance for the Ground Return Mode of an Overhead HVDC Transmission Line - Final Report: Phase 1 Volume I" (Bracken, Feero)
1982
13.2
"Magnetospheric Effects of Power Line Radiation" (Park & Helliwell)
1978
13.3
"Report on the Study of Solar Induced Currents for the Proposed 500 kV Transmission Line" (Goddard & Boerner)
1978
13.4
AC/DC Harmonic Measurements / AC-DC Transmission Systems
1977-1978
13.5
AC-DC Interconnection - papers
1963-1982
13.6
DC Links - special report and papers
1982
13.7
HVDC Papers
1970-1983
13.8
HVDC Transmission - data
1963-1973
13.9
HVDC Transmission Publications
1962-1965
1.014
Research Materials re: Direct Current
1967-1983, 1988
Folder
14.1
"Superconducting Power Transmission by Low-Voltage Cable" (Merriam / Gulf General Atomic)
1968
14.2
"Superconducting Transmission Lines" (Snowden / Gulf General Atomic) 2 copies
1970
14.3
Superconductivity - papers and articles
1967-1983
14.4
"Superconductivity Applications on an Electric Power System: a system engineering study" - draft (BPA)
1988
14.5
Multiterminal Transmission - 2 papers
1968; 1979
14.6
"Multiterminal HVDC Systems" (Vithayathil) - 2 copies
1983
14.7
"Panel Session on Prospects for Multiterminal HVDC Transmission" IEEE Summer Meeting - 9 papers
1977
14.8
"Panel Session on Prospects for Multiterminal HVDC Transmission" IEEE Winter Meeting - 9 papers
1980
1.015
Research Materials re: Direct Current
1978, 1983
Folder
15.1
"International Symposium on HVDC Technology - 'Sharing the Brazilian Experience' - Proceedings Part I - Papers"
1983
15.2
"International Symposium on HVDC Technology - 'Sharing the Brazilian Experience'" - Final Announcement + Program Brochure
1983
15.3
"Proceedings of the Symposium on HVDC Power Transmission - Held by the US-USSR Joint Committee on Cooperation in the Field of Energy" (BPA)
1978
15.4
American Papers from US/USSR DC Power Transmission Symposium
1978
15.5
Russian Papers from US/USSR DC Power Transmission Symposium
1978
1.016
Research Materials re: Direct Current
1940-1975, 1982-1983
Folder
16.1
"Study Report of Electric Utility Industry in Eight European Countries" (BPA)
1975
16.2
HVDC in England
1963-1969
16.3
HVDC in Italy / Europe
1964-1969; 1983
16.4
HVDC in Japan
1962-1969; 1982
16.5
HVDC in New Zealand
1965-1969
16.6
HVDC in Sweden - technical data and articles
1940-1974
16.7
HVDC in the USSR
1968-1971
16.8
Russian & Swiss Papers - untranslated
1962; 1964
16.9
Volga Hydroelectric Station, 500 & 750 kV Transmission Lines - translated from Russian
16.10
500 amp; 750 kV Transmission Lines - untranslated
1.017
Research Materials re: Direct Current
1939, 1963-1984
Folder
17.1
"A Survey of the Electric Power System of the Cornucopia Gold Mines, Cornucopia, Oregon" (Stone)
1939
17.2
"Electricity in South Africa" (Electricity Supply Commission)
1975
17.3
"Generating Capacity in the U.S. Electric Utilities - An Update" (EPRI)
1984
17.4
"HVDC in Canada - Manitoba Hydro, Hydro-Quebec, Nelson River Project
1963-1983
17.5
"The CPA/UPA 400 kV HVdc Project" (Poppens, Heiser, Nelson) - 2 items
1976
17.6
CIGRE Reports on the Equipment of the Cabora Bassa Scheme
1975
17.7
HVDC in California - South end of Pacific Intertie
1969
17.8
HVDC in Paraguay and Brazil
1979; 1982
17.9
HVDC in Zaire and South Africa
1969; 1972; 1975
1.018
Research Materials re: Direct Current
1967-1969, 1982
Folder
18.1
"HVDC Transmission Notes" (Gunn)
1968
18.2
"Main Roles of the Three Gorge Project Defined in the Yangtze River Basin Planning" + other projects planned in China
1982
18.3
HVDC Papers (Hingorani) - 6 papers
1967-1969
1.019
ASEA HVDC Transmission Study Course, Ludvika
1962
1.020
Assorted Papers re: High Voltage Electricity
1927, 1951-1956, 1961-1962, 1968-1969, 1971-1979, 1982-1984
Folder
20.1
HV Papers
1927; 1951-1956; undated
20.2
HV Papers
1961-1962; 1968-1969
20.3
HV Papers
1971-1979
20.4
HV Papers
1982-1984
1.021
Assorted Papers re: High Voltage Electricity
1961, 1966, 1973-1974, 1984-1986
Folder
21.1
"Guide for Safety in Alternating-Current Substation Grounding" (AIEE)
1961
21.2
"Revue Generale de l'Electricite" (Organe de la Societe Francaise des Electriciens)
1966
21.3
Communication - papers and reports
1974; 1984
21.4
EHV - UHV Symposium - Proceedings and papers
1973
21.5
Outline of chapter on power transmission & high voltage - entry for Encyclopedia of Physical Science & Technology (S.A. Annestrand) + detailed instructions for authors
1986
21.6
"Power Transmission, High Voltage" article for Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology (Annestrand)
1985
1.022
Materials re: High Voltage Electricity Standards
1927, 1952-1963, 1968-1971, 1973-1976, 1980-1986
Folder
22.1
Notes on Better Grounding (Copperweld Steel Co.)
1927
22.2
Standards - Reports
1952-1962
22.3
National Academy of Sciences - Sub-Panel 01 Advisory to Bureau of Standards on High Voltage Laboratory
1960-1963
22.4
Correspondence and Reports regarding revision of standard c92.2 - voltages above 500 kV
1968-1971
22.5
International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) Standard Voltages
1973-1975
22.6
Revision comments for NESC Grounding Rules
1976
22.7
Standards Material from P. L. Bellaschi
1980-1983
22.8
NESC - American National Standard C2 - Revision Comments for Grounding Rules
1984-1986
22.9
IEEE Standards Committee - contract
1986
1.023
Materials re: High Voltage Electricity Testing
1962-1978; undated
Folder
23.1
High Voltage Engineering Lab - figures and calculations
undated
23.2
HV-DC Test Center - test data, reports, photos
1962-1978
1.024
Materials re: High Voltage Electricity Testing
1965, 1971-1980; undated
Folder
24.1
"Benton-Franklin #2 115-kV Line - Test Report" (BPA)
24.2
HVDC R&D Work by BPA - "A 1500 kV DC Test Project" (5 copies)
1965
24.3
"Prototype 1100 kV Test Facilities Project Progress Reports 12-24"
1975-1976
24.4
Dedication of Project UHV Test Facility (General Electric (GE))
1978
24.5
1100/1200 kV UHV Test Program
1971-1979
24.6
BPA Test Program
1974-1975; 1980
24.7
"1200 kV Prototype Transmission Project" (BPA) - Quarterly Reports 4, 11, and 14 + photos
1977-1980
1.025
Materials re: High Voltage Electricity Testing
1944-1976; undated
Folder
25.1
High Voltage Test Facilities - correspondence
1968-1972
25.2
"Proposal for Conducting a Study of Transmission and Distribution Laboratory Facilities" (EPRI)
1974
25.3
EPRI Test Lab Facilities Studies
1944-1975
25.4
EPRI Test Lab Facilities Study
1975
25.5
"Study of Transmission and Distribution Laboratory Facilities - final report" (EPRI)
1975
25.6
"Recommendations for Transmission and Distribution Test Facilities" (EPRI)
1976
25.7
CESI (Centro Elettrotecnico Sperimentale Italiano) - lab activity and facility reports
1.026
Materials re: High Voltage Electricity Testing
1965-1973
Folder
26.1
Electric Power Research & Development Center
1968
26.2
Edison Electric Institute - correspondence re: Electric Research Council Funding
1965-1970
26.3
"Electric Utilities Industry Research and Development Goals through the Year 2000" (Electrical Research Council)
1971
26.4
Electric Research Council
1970-1973
1.027
Materials re: High Voltage Electricity Testing
1962-1983; undated
Folder
27.1
High Voltage Transmission Research Facility in Heidelberg - 4 publications
1972; undated
27.2
"Bipolar DC Transmission Research Above ± 600 kV at Project UHV" (EPRI)
1980
27.3
1980 CIGRE Paper - "Bipolar HVDC Transmission Lines Research above ± 600kV"
27.4
High Power Testing - information on foreign test facilities, reports
1962-1983
1.028
Materials re: High Voltage Electricity Testing
1939-1940, 1961, 1963-1964, 1973; undated
Folder
28.1
"Preliminary Proposal Covering Electronic Rectifier/Inverter Equipment for an Experimental High Voltage D.C. Transmission System" (Allis-Chalmers)
1939
28.2
HVDC rectifier test data bibliography
1939-1940
28.3
"Design and Development of High Voltage Plastic Bushings for DC Test Facility" (Gradasoff) w/photos
1961
28.4
"Shiobara 600 kV Laboratory -Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry"
1963
28.5
"BPA Big Eddy HVDC Terminal - Preliminary Engineering Study - Book # 2" (General Electric, ASEA)
1964
28.6
HVDC Test Line Data Photos
1964
28.7
"Extra High Voltage Direct Current Test Center - Big Eddy Substation / The Dalles, Oregon" (BPA)
1973
28.8
"Proposal to the Edison Electric Institute for the Construction, Operation, and Evaluation of a 1 kilowatt-hour Load Leveling Battery Test Module" (ESB, Inc.)
undated
28.9
"BPA D-C Test Program" - purpose, drawings, photos
undated
1.029
Materials re: High Voltage System Planning
1945-1985
Folder
29.1
"Preliminary Draft - 230 kV Transmission Economic Study"
1945
29.2
Transmission Costs and Transient Limits
1945; 1957
29.3
Phase-Angle Meter for Power System Analysis - articles and ads
1967-1969
29.4
Sylmar Earthquake
1971
29.5
Short and Long Range Power Planning Task Force
1972
29.6
"HVDC - Research for the 70's - A Basic Program" (Hughes Brothers)
1972
29.7
"HVDC in Future Power Systems" (Hughes Research Laboratories)
1972
29.8
"Northwest Public Power Association Engineering and Operations Conference Proceedings"
1976
29.9
Transmission Line Capacity Allocation Study (Poon)
1977
29.10
System planning and analysis / costs - papers and correspondence
1946-1985
1.030
Materials re: High Voltage System Planning
1978-1979
Folder
30.1
"Cost Components of High Capacity Transmission Options - Draft Report - Sections 2-10" (Gilbert, Commonwealth)
1978
30.2
"Transmission System Facilities Ten-Year Development 1978-1987 - Tentative Forecast" (BPA)
1978
30.3
"Transmission System Facilities Ten-Year Development 1979-1988 - Tentative Forecast" (BPA)
1979
1.031
Materials re: High Voltage System Planning
1980, 1982, 1984
Folder
31.1
"Incorporating HVDC Power Transmission into System Planning - a Symposium Sponsored by the Division of Electric Energy Systems United States Department of Energy" - Proceedings
1980
31.2
"Countermeasures for Earthquakes in the Electric Utility Industry of Japan" (Japan IERE Council)
1980
31.3
"Forecasts of Electricity Consumption in the Pacific Northwest - Final" (Bonneville Power Administration)
1982
31.4
"Neglected Opportunities" (The Institute for the Oregon Policy Studies)
1982
31.5
Task Force for Study of Cost Difference in AC and DC Systems - papers on transmission and energy transfer
1984
1.032
Materials re: High Voltage System Planning
1962, 1974, 1980, 1982, 1984
Folder
32.1
"Incorporating HVDC Power Transmission into System Planning - a Symposium Sponsored by the Division of Electric Energy Systems United States Department of Energy" - Proceedings
1980
32.2
"The Developments in High Voltage Direct Current - an Overview" (EC Starr) - paper for Department of Energy HVDC Symposium
1980
32.3
System Planning - special reports and papers
1982
32.4
Power System Planning and Operation - special reports and papers
1962; 1974
32.5
Power System Planning and Development - special reports and papers
1984
32.6
Power System Analysis and Techniques - special reports and papers
1984
32.7
Power System Operation and Control - special reports and papers
1984
1.033
Materials re: High Voltage System Planning
1925-1983
Folder
33.1
"Economic Comparison Between AC and DC Power Transmission for the Rail Belt in Alaska" (Lindh)
1968
33.2
AC/DC Economic Comparison
1959-1975
33.3
Cost Analysis
1925-1973
33.4
System Planning - papers
1964-1983
33.5
Use of Digital Analyzer/Simulator
1962-1970
1.034
Materials re: High Voltage Reliability
1962, 1965-1967
Folder
34.1
Northeast Blackout of Nov 1965 - Reports, Wanapum Load Rejection Data, "Northwest Power Pool Load Dropping During Pool Emergencies 1965-66 Program"
1962; 1965
34.2
Federal Power Commission - Northeast Power Blackout
1965
34.3
"Eastern New York - New England Power System Behavior During the Northeast Power Interruption of November 9,1965 - Report to Federal Power Commission" (Eastern New York - New England System Studies Group)
1966
34.4
Material on the Northeast Blackout of 1965
1965-1967
1.035
Materials re: High Voltage Reliability
1972-1973
Folder
35.1
"Report of Bay Ridge and Richmond Hill Network Shutdowns During July 1972" (Consolidated Edison Co.)
1973
35.2
"Report of Preliminary Investigations of the Bay Ridge and Richmond Hill Networks of the Con Edison System" (Debrosky, Eich)
1972
35.3
Richmond Hill Area Shutdown - Correspondence and Report
1972-1973
1.036
Materials re: High Voltage Reliability
1970-1973, 1977
Folder
36.1
Con Edison Consulting File - 1972 Service Interruption, distribution evaluation committee
1970-1973
36.2
Con Edison Blackout - Reports
1977
1.037
Materials re: High Voltage Reliability
1966
Folder
37.1
"Reliability of Bulk Electric Power Supply" - a Report to the Federal Power Commission by the Advisory Committee on Reliability of Electric Bulk Power Supply + Appendices A-E + comments for revision
Dec 1, 1966
37.2
"Reliability of Bulk Electric Power Supply" - a Report to the Federal Power Commission by the Advisory Committee on Reliability of Electric Bulk Power Supply + Appendices A-I
Dec 1, 1966
37.3
"Reliability of Bulk Electric Power Supply" - a Report to the Federal Power Commission by the Advisory Committee on Reliability of Electric Bulk Power Supply + missing Appendix E
Dec 19, 1966
1.038
Materials re: High Voltage Reliability
1966-1969
Folder
38.1
"Reliability of Bulk Electric Power Supply" - a Report to the Federal Power Commission by the Advisory Committee on Reliability of Electric Bulk Power Supply - drafts of appendices, correspondence, correction
1966
38.2
Federal Power Commission Advisory Committee - meetings
1966
38.3
Final Report - Reliability of Electric Bulk Power Supply
1967
38.4
BPA - Reliability of Power Supply for Federal Power Commission
1967-1969
1.039
Materials re: High Voltage Reliability
1963-1966
Folder
39.1
Federal Power Commission - National Power Survey
1963-1964
39.2
Advisory Committee Minutes & Reports
Nov. 1965 - Mar. 1966
39.3
Advisory Committee Minutes & Reports
Apr. 1966 - May 1966
1.040
Materials re: High Voltage Reliability
1966-1968
Folder
40.1
Advisory Committee Minutes & Reports
Jun. 1966 - Oct. 1966
40.2
Advisory Committee Minutes & Reports
Nov. 1966 - Feb. 1968
1.041
Materials re: High Voltage Reliability
1967, 1977
Folder
41.1
FPC Electric Power Reliability Act - comments on (1/2)
1967
41.2
FPC Electric Power Reliability Act - comments on (2/2)
1967
41.3
Prevention of Power Failures - Report to the Commission - Volumes I - III
1967
41.4
Statement of Charles B. Curtis to Joint Committee on Defense Production concerning Vulnerability of Electric Utility Systems
1977
1.042
Materials re: High Voltage Reliability
1973, 1975, 1977-1978
Folder
42.1
"Distribution Evaluation Committee Report" (Consolidated Edison Co.)
May 1973
42.2
"Coordination of Northwest Power Pool Load Shedding Program with Abnormal Frequency Capability of Nuclear Power Plants" (Starr et al)
1975
42.3
"National Electric Reliability Council - 7th Annual Review of Overall Reliability and Adequacy of the North American Bulk Power Systems
1977
42.4
"Status of Emergency Load Shedding Studies" (Mittelstadt)
1977
42.5
Northwest Power Pool Load Shedding Program
1977-1978
42.6
5th Annual Reliability Engineering Conference - BPA - brochures
1978
1.043
Materials re: High Voltage Reliability
1969-1983; undated
Folder
43.1
Reliability and Design Criterion from: Western Systems Coordinating Council, BPA, and North American Electric Reliability Council
43.2
IEEE Reliability of Bulk Power Supply - panel discussion
1966
43.3
BPA Reliability Board
1973
43.4
Security Assessment of Power Systems - Progress Report (Purdue)
1980
43.5
"National Electric Power Grid Assessment Program - Phase I" (Boeing)
1982
43.6
System Reliability
1969-1983
1.044
Materials re: High Voltage Reliability
1979-1980, 1982
Folder
44.1
BPA "Reliability Criteria and Standards" - 2 copies
1979
44.2
BPA "Reliability Criteria and Standards"
1980
44.3
"IEEE Tutorial Course - Power System Reliability Evaluation"
1982
1.045
Materials re: Biological Effects of High Voltage Electricity
1968, 1970-1972, 1976
Folder
45.1
Induced Voltages in EHV Lines - work for KG&E + papers on Induced Voltages (Poland)
1968
45.2
"Project RP98 - Biological Effects of Exposure to High Intensity Electric Fields" (Edison Electric Institute) - proposal and progress reports
1970-1971
45.3
"Project RP98 - Biological Effects of Exposure to High Intensity Electric Fields" (Edison Electric Institute) - progress reports
1972
45.4
"Biological Effects of High Strength Electric Fields on Small Laboratory Animals - Interim Progress Report" (Battelle NW)
Sep 1976
45.5
"Effects of Electric Fields on Large Animals" (Battelle NW)
Dec 1976
1.046
Materials re: Biological Effects of High Voltage Electricity
1977
Folder
46.1
"Selected Biological Parameters Associated with ± 400 kV DC Transmission Line in Oregon" (Griffith) - 2 copies
1977
46.2
"Effects of Electric Fields on Large Animals - Second Interim Report"
Mar 1977
46.3
"Biological Effects of Static and Low Frequency Electromagnetic Fields: an Overview of U.S. Literature" (Battelle NW)
Apr 1977
46.4
"Biological Effects of High Strength Electric Fields - Second Interim Progress Report" (Battelle NW)
May 1977
1.047
Materials re: Biological Effects of High Voltage Electricity
1977-1979
Folder
47.1
Effect of Transmission Lines on Bird Flight and Mortality - BPA Report (Meyer)
1978
47.2
"Design, Construction and Testing of a DC BioEffects Test Enclosure for Small Animals" (Battelle NW)
Jun 1978
47.3
Lyons 1100/1200 kV UHV Test Program - Biological Effects study
1977-1979
1.048
Materials re: Biological Effects of High Voltage Electricity
1977-1983
Folder
48.1
"Biological Effects of Electric Fields" - study by Battelle NW - papers and correspondence
1977-1978
48.2
"Biological Effects of Electric Fields" - study by Battelle NW - papers and correspondence
1979-1983
1.049
Materials re: Biological Effects of High Voltage Electricity
1940, 1966-1973
Folder
49.1
Biological Effects of Electric Fields - papers and reports
1940; 1966-1972
49.2
Biological Effects of Electric Fields - papers and reports
1973
1.050
Materials re: Biological Effects of High Voltage Electricity
1974-1984
Folder
50.1
Biological Effects of Electric Fields - papers and reports
1974-1975
50.2
Biological Effects of Electric Fields - papers and reports
1976-1978
50.3
Biological Effects of Electric Fields - papers and reports
1979-1984
1.051
Materials re: Lightning Protections for High Voltage Electricity Systems
1926, 1930, 1939-1940, 1944
Folder
51.1
"Investigation of Current in Stroke of Natural Lightning" (EC Starr) - handwritten report for GE + typed copy w/figures
1926
51.2
"Investigation of Photograph of Stroke of Natural Lightning" (EC Starr)
1926
51.3
"The Influence of Polarity of High-Voltage Discharges" (McMillan & Starr)
1930
51.4
Radio Round Table Discussions on Lightning, Common Electrical Hazards, and Innovations
1939-1940
51.5
"Lightning Sparkover Characteristic of High Voltage Lines and the Probability of Transmission Line Outages" (EC Starr) - notes, materials, calculations
1944
51.6
"Lightning Sparkover Characteristic of High Voltage Lines and the Probability of Transmission Line Outages" (EC Starr) - draft
1944
51.7
"Lightning Sparkover Characteristic of High Voltage Lines and the Probability of Transmission Line Outages" (EC Starr) - final draft
1944
1.052
Materials re: Lightning Protections for High Voltage Electricity Systems
1920-1932, 1976
Folder
52.1
Lightning Protection - data and figures
undated
52.2
"Lightning Protection of Distribution Systems" (Starr) draft and figures
1920-1930
52.3
Impulse Generator - figures, photos
1929-1931
52.4
Lightning Arresters for the Protection of Distribution Systems - articles, conference papers and brochures
1930-1932
52.5
"Lightning Protection of Distribution Systems" (EC Starr)
1932
52.6
Lightning Protection - figures, drawings, photostats, negatives
1932
52.7
"A Most Unusual Lightning Observer" (EC Starr)
1976
1.053
Materials re: Lightning Protections for High Voltage Electricity Systems
1926-1930, 1936-1939, 1941-1946; undated
Folder
53.1
Negatives for Prints in Lightning Investigation Progress Report
undated
53.2
"Analysis of Lightning Arrester Test Data" (EC Starr)
undated
53.3
"An Investigation of Lightning and its Relation to Forest Protection" (McMillan & Starr) - multiple drafts + materials
1926-1928
53.4
Lightning Investigation - Expense Accounts
1928-1929
53.5
Lightning Investigation - correspondence and materials
1928-1930
53.6
Lightning
1936-1939
53.7
Lightning Study Report - EC Starr draft notes
1941-1946
1.054
Materials re: Lightning Protections for High Voltage Electricity Systems
1935, 1943-1944, 1951-1983
Folder
54.1
"Some Polarity Characteristics of Sphere Gap Sparkover" (Biele, Pugsley)
1935
54.2
"Transmission Line Flashover Detector" (Scarborough, Kinyon) + photos, data and letter
1943-1944
54.3
"A Lightning Stroke Pathfinder" (Armstrong, Whitehead)
1963
54.4
Pathfinder Research Project - Mechanism of Lightning Flashover - monthly reports
Jan 1965 - Jun 1966
54.5
Pathfinder Research Project - Final Report Phase II (Whitehead), Supplement (Armstrong, Whitehead), Expanded Summary
1964-1966
54.6
"Current Status Report on the EEI Research Project Mechanism of Lightning Strokes to Transmission Lines" (EEI, IITRI)
1967
54.7
EEI & IITRI Study w/ BPA - Mechanism of Lightning Flashover
1966-1971
54.8
Earth Grounding
1951-1983
1.055
Materials re: Lightning Protections for High Voltage Electricity Systems
1927-1983
Folder
55.1
Lightning Arresters
1928
55.2
Instruments for Recording Lightning Currents
1939
55.3
"Lightning Electromagnetic Environment and Laboratory Reproduction Techniques - Applications in Hazard Reduction Researches for Aerospace Vehicle System" (Newmann, et al.)
1964
55.4
"An Investigation of the Lightning Elimination and Strike Reduction Properties of Dissipation Arrays - Final Report" (Bent, Llewellyn)
1976
55.5
Lightning Protection - buildings, people, transmission lines
1927-1979
55.6
"Electric Forum - Distribution System Protection"
1982
55.7
Surge Arresters - papers
1930-1983
1.056
Materials re: Lightning Protections for High Voltage Electricity Systems
1927-1984
Folder
56.1
Electrical Engineering - w/letter to editor by Starr "Electric Shock Induced by Lightning Stroke" + correspondence and draft
1941-1942
56.2
"The Brown Boveri Review - Vol. 40" w/article on impulse breakdown of sphere-gaps
1953
56.3
Lightning and Surges - summary of discussion
1965
56.4
Lightning and Surges - summary of discussions
1968
56.5
Ball Lightning - ten articles
1960-1969
56.6
American Scientist - Article on Ball Lightning (Finkelstein & Powell)
May-June 1970
56.7
Lightning Studies - papers
1927-1983
56.8
Protections - special reports
1974; 1984
1.057
Materials re: High Voltage Electrical Cables and Insulation
1931, 1934-1966
Folder
57.1
"Overhead Conductor Vibration" (Monroe)
1931
57.2
"Electrical Characteristics of A. C. S. R." (Aluminum Company of America)
1934
57.3
"Performance Charts for 60-Cycle Transmission Lines" (General Electric)
1939
57.4
"Conductors and Accessories Data" (BPA)
1941
57.5
"A.C.S.R. 220,000-Volt Transmission Lines in the United States and Canada" (Aluminum Company of America)
1941
57.6
"Electrical World - A Special Engineering Report - Insulated Aluminum Wire and Cable"
1947
57.7
"An Analysis of Conductor Vibration Field Data" (Steidel, Jr., Elton)
1951
57.8
"Research on Tension and Torsion of Cable (Theory and Experiment)" (Otsuki)
1959
57.9
"Swinging Motion of Jumper on Overhead Lines" (Sakamoto, Otsuki)
1963
57.10
"Theory of Statistical Analysis of Distributed Constant Corollary and Studies on Problems with Transmission Lines Resulting from Wind" (Ohtsuki)
1963
57.11
Transmission Line / Overhead Conductors data
1935-1966
57.12
Bare Conductors and Mechanical Calculations of Overhead Lines - correspondence
1958-1966
57.13
Bare Conductors and Mechanical Calculations of Overhead Lines - papers
1960-1966
57.14
"Working Group: Overhead Conductors and Line Insulation" - presentation by Starr
1967
1.058
Materials re: High Voltage Electrical Cables and Insulation
1968-1976, 1984; undated
Folder
58.1
"Dimensional Data - Okolite-Okoprene Wires and Cables" (Okonite)
undated
58.2
"Power Line Carrier Equipment" (Westinghouse)
undated
58.3
"Conductor Creep and Transmission Line Construction" - for CIGRE SC #22
1970
58.4
"Remarks on the Mechanical Calculations Pertaining to Conductors in Aerial Electrical Lines" - Italian Paper, parts I-IV + translations
1971
58.5
US-USSR Technical Exchange of Transmission Line Data
1972
58.6
Cables - papers
1968-1974
58.7
IEEE Papers on Subsynchronous Resonance
1975
58.8
"Analysis and Control of Subsynchronous Resonance" (IEEE)
1976
58.9
Overhead Lines - special reports and papers
1974; 1984
1.059
Materials re: High Voltage Electrical Cables and Insulation
1928-1973, 1975, 1982-1983, 1985; undated
Folder
59.1
Cables
1928-1973
59.2
"The Development of Low Cost Preservative Treatments for Rural Line Poles" (Brown)
1936
59.3
DC Transmission Line Data
1938-1940
59.4
"Grouped Conductors" (Siemens - Schuckertwercke) - translation - 2 copies
1948
59.5
"Economics of Single and Bundle Conductors for Extra-High Voltage Transmission" (Abetti, Lindh, Simmons, Jr.)
1960
59.6
Towers
1960-1962
59.7
Towers and Foundations
1968
59.8
"EHV Structures" (Hughes Brothers)
1975
59.9
"Italy/USA Joint UHV Workshop - Working Group C - Substations and Cables - Portland, OR"
Jul 1982
59.10
Metal Transmission Structures
1983; 1985
1.060
Materials re: High Voltage Electrical Cables and Insulation
1964-1970, 1972-1983
Folder
60.1
IEC - TC28: Insulation Coordination
1964-1967
60.2
Insulation Coordination - papers
1969-1970
60.3
ANSI Committee C92 - meeting minutes
1972-1974
60.4
American National Standards (ANSI) Committee on Insulation Coordination, C92
1972-1983
1.061
Materials re: High Voltage Electrical Cables and Insulation
1946-1953, 1960-1984
Folder
61.1
Insulating Materials
1962-1984
61.2
HV Insulated Cable - special reports and papers
1960-1984
61.3
Insulation Coordination - special reports and papers
1973-1984
61.4
Insulation - AIEE Coordinating Committee No. 8 on Basic Insulation Levels
1946-1953
1.062
Materials re: High Voltage Electrical Cables and Insulation
1915-1926, 1940-1968
Folder
62.1
Insulation - notes and drawings
1915-1926
62.2
Insulation - papers, reports, and studies
1940-1968
1.063
Materials re: High Voltage Electrical Cables and Insulation
1969-1984
Folder
63.1
Insulation - papers, reports, and studies
1969-1984
1.064
Materials re: High Voltage Electrical Cables and Insulation
1948, 1962, 1966-1973
Folder
64.1
Insulation Coordination
1962; 1968
64.2
Insulation contamination/unexplained flashover including: bird caused flashovers
1948; 1966-1969
64.3
Flashover Criteria Task Force - BPA Engineering Review Board (unexplained outages and flashover materials)
1968-1973
1.065
Materials re: High Voltage Electrical Cables and Insulation
1924, 1926, 1963-1976; undated
Folder
65.1
"Sectional Committee for Electrical Safety Code - Test on Pin Type Insulators" (Westinghouse)
1924
65.2
"Capacitance Measurements on Various Makes of Suspension, Pedestal, and Pin Type Insulators" - laboratory report (General Electric)
1926
65.3
Flashover and Impulse Characteristics of Insulators
1963-1969
65.4
HVDC Insulation Tests (Electricite de France)
undated
65.5
Insulators
1968-1976
1.066
Materials re: Radio Interference and Corona of High Voltage Transmission Lines
1925-1927, 1941-1942, 1945
Folder
66.1
"Condenser Dielectric Loss at High Frequency and Low Potential Stress" (EC Starr)
1925
66.2
"The Structural Nature of Corona Loss" (EC Starr)
1925
66.3
Corona (EC Starr) - figures and graphs
1926
66.4
"Influence of Altitude on Atmospheric Ionizing Gradient" (EC Starr)
1941-1942
66.5
"Evaluation of Transmission-System Resistance and Corona Power Losses" (EC Starr)
1945
66.6
"Radio Interference from Conductor Corona" (EC Starr) - two drafts
1945
66.7
Corona Loss Studies (EC Starr) - figures and graphs
1926-1927; 1945
1.067
Materials re: Radio Interference and Corona of High Voltage Transmission Lines
1931-1947, 1958-1964, 1966-1983; undated
Folder
67.1
Radio Interference and Corona Papers
undated
67.2
Radio Interference and Corona Papers
1931-1947
67.3
Radio Interference and Corona Papers
1958-1964
67.4
Radio Interference and Corona Papers
1966-1969
67.5
Radio Interference and Corona Papers
1970-1977
67.6
Radio Interference and Corona Papers
1978-1979
67.7
Radio Interference and Corona Papers
1980-1983
1.068
Materials re: Radio Interference and Corona of High Voltage Transmission Lines
1964-1965
Folder
68.1
"High-Voltage Direct Current Development Program - First Fair Weather Corona Loss and Radio Interference Measurements on Energized Test Line" (BPA)
1964
68.2
"High-Voltage Direct Current Development Program - Corona Loss Performance at ± 400 kV" (BPA)
1965
68.3
"High-Voltage Direct Current Development Program - Corona Source Inspections" (BPA)
1965
68.4
"High-Voltage Direct Current Development Program - Night Photography and Corona Observations on Energized Test Line Part I - Main Specimen Line - Steel Tower Section" (BPA)
1965
68.5
"High-Voltage Direct Current Development Program - R.I., Corona Loss, and Insulator Leakage ± 400 kV Operation" (BPA)
1965
68.6
"High-Voltage Direct Current Development Program - Signal-To-Noise Ratio Tests HVDC" (BPA)
1965
1.069
Materials re: Radio Interference and Corona of High Voltage Transmission Lines
1919, 1944-1945, 1950-1956, 1961-1962, 1968, 1976, 1978
Folder
69.1
"University of Illinois Bulletin - Corona Discharge" (Warner, Kunz)
1919
69.2
"Corona Losses for Weathered Conductors" (Carroll)
1944
69.3
Corona Radiation Tests - reports, data, correspondence & Corona and Radio Noise Tests
1944-1945; 1950-1956
69.4
"Investigation of Corona on Overhead Transmission Line Conductors at High Voltage D.C. - A Progress Report" (Morris, Pedersen)
1961
69.5
"Investigation of Corona on Overhead Transmission Line Conductors at High Voltage D. C. - A Progress Report on Radio Interference" (Rakosh Das, Morris)
1962
69.6
"RI Tests on B. C. Hydro's Four Conductor Bundle 500 kV AC Line (Portage Mountain-Williston Section)" (BPA)
1968
69.7
"High-Voltage Direct-Current Transmission Radio Noise, Corona Loss, and Insulator Leakage" (BPA)
1968
69.8
"Recommended Guide for Measurement of Electrical Noise and Harmonic Filter Performance of High-Voltage Direct-Current Systems" (IEEE)
1976
69.9
"Corona Performance of the Bonneville Power Administration HVDC Test Line to ± 600 kV" (Bracken et al) -2 copies
1978
69.10
"Progress Report D.C. Corona Measurements on Transmission Line Conductors" (Morris, Morse)
1968
1.070
Materials re: Radio Interference and Corona of High Voltage Transmission Lines
1911-1912, 1942, 1966-1984
Folder
70.1
"The Law of Corona and the Dielectric Strength of Air" Parts I-III (Peek)
1911-1912
70.2
"Response of Tuned Circuit to Various Transients" - multiple drafts + materials, unknown author
1940s
70.3
"American Standard for Measurement of Test Voltage in Dielectric Tests" (AIEE)
1942
70.4
Single Pole Reclosing
1966-1976
70.5
Fault Studies
1967-1983
70.6
Interference - special reports and papers
1974; 1984
1.071
Materials re: Transformers Used in High Voltage Transmission Systems
1920-1929, 1930, 1938, 1963-1966
Folder
71.1
Lectures on Magnetic Steel (General Electric)
1924
71.2
"Rogowski Equations as Applied to Transformer" (Shildneck)
1926
71.3
"Tests on Constant-Current Transformers in La Grande Substation of Eastern Oregon Light and Power Company" (EC Starr) - report, materials
1930
71.4
Three-Winding Transformers - Photostats of papers by Bergval, Peters + foreign article (Ziegler)
1920-1929; 1938
71.5
VEPCO 500 kV Transformer Failure - consulting assignment
1963-1966
1.072
Materials re: Transformers Used in High Voltage Transmission Systems
1965-1974
Folder
72.1
Elin - test reports, transformer failure, drawings, and calculations
1965-1967
72.2
Transformers (EHV) - failure reports & testing
1967-1974
1.073
Materials re: Transformers Used in High Voltage Transmission Systems
1968-1976
Folder
73.1
Power System Oscillations
1970
73.2
Specifications for EHV and UHV transformers
1971-1974
73.3
Partial Discharge Corona Transformer Testing + Testing of Spacer Damper and Insulators - studies, papers, etc.
1968-1976
1.074
Materials re: Transformers Used in High Voltage Transmission Systems
1971-1977, 1979
Folder
74.1
Corona Testing Requirements of 230kV and 500kV Transformers incl. Contract w/Westinghouse
1971-1975
74.2
General Electric 345 kV Auto Transformer T-1518 - correspondence
1976-1977
74.3
Lyons 1100/1200 kV Test Program - transformer failure reports
1979
1.075
Materials re: Transformers Used in High Voltage Transmission Systems
1930-1966, 1969-1983
Folder
75.1
Transformers - papers and reports
1930-1966
75.2
Transformers - papers and reports
1969-1983
1.076
Materials re: Transformers Used in High Voltage Transmission Systems
1941, 1947, 1950-1984; undated
Folder
76.1
"Power Transformers" (General Electric)
undated
76.2
"Influence of Generator Transient Reactance on the Approximate Power Limit of an Uncompensated, 200-Mile, 230-kV Transmission Line" (EC Starr) - paper and materials
1947
76.3
Synchronous Reactors - tests, reports, notes
1941; 1950-1954
76.4
Synchronous Machines - papers
1971-1983
76.5
Power Generators
1950-1983
76.6
Transformers - special reports and papers
1960-1984
76.7
Generators, Alternators, Rotating Machines - special reports and papers
1962-1984
1.077
Materials re: Circuit Breakers Used in High Voltage Transmission Systems
1940-1984; undated
Folder
77.1
Circuit Breakers - figures and negatives
undated
77.2
"High-Speed Circuit Breaker Rating" (EC Starr) - multiple drafts and materials
1951
77.3
"High Voltage Circuit Interruption" - presentation given by Starr
1953
77.4
"A New Basis for Rating Power Circuit Breakers" (AIEE Working Group) - formal discussion document, materials, and correspondence
1954
77.5
Circuit Breakers - special report and papers
1966
77.6
Trip to Fontenay, France to observe circuit breaker testing - correspondence, calculations, data
1966
77.7
Cogenel, Inc. Delle Circuit Breakers - correspondence and failure reports
1965-1970
77.8
Circuit Breaker File - papers
1940-1972
77.9
Circuit Breaker File - papers
1973-1983
77.10
Switching Equipment (circuit breakers) - special reports and papers
1960-1984
1.078
Materials re: Circuit Breakers Used in High Voltage Transmission Systems
1951-1953, 1975, 1979-1980; undated
Folder
78.1
"Brown-Boveri Circuit Breaker Tests - 230 kV Air-Blast Circuit Breaker"
1951
78.2
Circuit Breaker Field Tests (GE)
1951
78.3
Circuit Breaker Interruption Rating - correspondence, papers, and discussion
1951-1952
78.4
Oerlikon Line Dropping and Fault Tests
1951-1953
78.5
Circuit Breaker Testing
1975, 1979
78.6
"Field Test of Westinghouse Metallic Return Transfer Breaker at Celilo Converter Station October 23-24, 1980"
1980
78.7
Breaker Test Oscillographs from Grand Coulee
undated
1.079
Materials re: Circuit Breakers Used in High Voltage Transmission Systems
1948-1974; undated
Folder
79.1
"Pacific Oerlikon Oil Circuit Breaker Tests - Volume II"
1951
79.2
Interruption Tests
1948-1974
79.3
Grand Coulee Breaker Test Oscillographs
undated
1.080
Materials re: Circuit Breakers Used in High Voltage Transmission Systems
1950, 1961, 1966-1983; undated
Folder
80.1
"Report of High Power Laboratory Tests 230/196 kV GM-6 10,000 mVA Oil Circuit Breaker" (Westinghouse)
1950
80.2
"Effect of Breaker Resistance on 230 kV Line Switching Transients" (BPA)
1961
80.3
"DC Circuit Breaker Development from Hughes Research Laboratories" - proposal
1967
80.4
"Technical Proposal for the Development of a Prototype HVDC Breaker" (General Electric)
1974
80.5
Switching Surges - papers
1966-1983
1.081
Materials re: Circuit Breakers Used in High Voltage Transmission Systems
1959-1969, 1971-1986
Folder
81.1
"Development of Liquid Metal Plasma Valves" (EDRA-Hughes)
1975
81.2
"IEEE Power Engineering Review - September 1983" [includes article on new solid state valves for HVDC]
81.3
Converter Valves - papers
1959-1967
81.4
Converter Valves - papers
1968
81.5
Converter Valves - papers
1969
81.6
Converter Valves - papers
1971-1986
1.082
Materials re: Circuit Breakers Used in High Voltage Transmission Systems
1960-1984
Folder
82.1
BPA - Specifications for HVDC Converter Terminals - Request for Proposals
1965
82.2
AC-DC Converting Plants - special reports and papers
1968-1969
82.3
"SF6 Gas Insulated Substations Assessment and Recommendations" (H. C. Ramberg and M.A. Currie)
1976
82.4
Background Material on Engineering & Design Aspects of the Taft Gas Insulated Substation
1983
82.5
Substations/Converter Stations
1960-1983
82.6
Substations - special reports and papers
1974; 1984
1.083
Materials re: Capacitors Used in and Stability of High Voltage Transmission Systems
1926, 1943, 1951, 1953, 1957, 1973, 1979; undated
Folder
83.1
Untitled draft on stability - handwritten notes and calculations
undated
83.2
"A - C Transmission Power Flow Control" (EC Starr) - 8 copies
undated
83.3
"A Study of Traveling Waves" (EC Starr) - multiple drafts
1926
83.4
Series Capacitor papers by Starr - drafts
1940s
83.5
"Power Limit and Stability of Transmission Systems" (EC Starr) - two drafts
1943
83.6
"Economic Aspects of Series Capacitors in High Voltage Transmission" (Seymour, Starr) - 4 copies
1951
83.7
Functional Requirements of Series Capacitors in Long Distance Transmission Lines and a Description of Fundamental Features of the Installation in the Bonneville Power Administration System" (Dojikov, Starr) - 2 copies
1951
83.8
Shunt Capacitors in Large Transmission Networks (Starr, Harrington)
1953
83.9
"Transmission Stability" (EC Starr) - drafts and figures
1957
83.10
"Pacific Intertie Series Capacitors, Oregon Section" (EC Starr) - 5 copies
1973
83.11
"Experience with 500 kV Series Capacitor Installations and New Protection Schemes on the BPA System" (Starr, Courts) -1980 CIGRE paper and correspondence
1979
1.084
Materials re: Capacitors Used in and Stability of High Voltage Transmission Systems
1930-1980
Folder
84.1
Capacitor notes, figures, and data
1930-1980
84.2
Capacitor Information - reports, memos, data
1935-1949
84.3
Capacitor Information - reports, memos, data
1950-1968
1.085
Materials re: Capacitors Used in and Stability of High Voltage Transmission Systems
1936-1969, 1971-1977
Folder
85.1
Capacitor correspondence
1936-1969
85.2
Capacitor Information - reports, memos, data
1971-1975
85.3
Capacitor Information - reports, memos, data
1976-1977
1.086
Materials re: Capacitors Used in and Stability of High Voltage Transmission Systems
1926-1927, 1940, 1978-1980; undated
Folder
86.1
"A Mechanical Analogy to the Problem of Transmission Stability" (Griscom)
1926
86.2
"Static Stability Limits and the Intermediate Condenser Station" (Wagner, Evans)
1927
86.3
"Stability Limitations of Long-Distance A-C Power Transmission Systems" (GE)
1940
86.4
Capacitor Information - reports, memos, data
1978-1980
86.5
Capacitor Information + 2 photos
undated
1.087
Materials re: Capacitors Used in and Stability of High Voltage Transmission Systems
1921, 1928, 1945-1953, 1967-1968, 1973, 1980
Folder
87.1
McNary Generator Stability Study
1945-1953
87.2
Western Systems Coordinating Committee - control equipment for excitation systems
1967-1968
87.3
Report to WSCC Loop Flow Working Group on the Midway-Vincent Phase Shifter Stability Evaluation
1973
87.4
Intermediate Condensers - articles, reports
1921; 1928; 1980
1.088
Materials re: Capacitors Used in and Stability of High Voltage Transmission Systems
1947-1949, 1952-1953, 1957, 1969-1978, 1981-1984
Folder
88.1
Series Capacitors - Chehalis
1947-1949
88.2
Rocky Ford Series Capacitors (Ev Harrington's File)
1952-1953
88.3
Use of Series Capacitors in Sweden
1957
88.4
Bakeoven Series Capacitors - tests and reports
1969-1978
88.5
Garrison Series Capacitor Installation - contract, reports, correspondence
1981-1984
1.089
Materials re: Capacitors Used in and Stability of High Voltage Transmission Systems
1948-1953, 1964, 1973-1976
Folder
89.1
"Proposal - 230 kV Series Capacitor Equipment for City of Los Angeles Owens George Project" (Westinghouse Electric Corp.)
1948
89.2
"Descriptive and Performance Specifications - Outdoor Series Capacitor Equipment for BPA Invitation No. 4679" (General Electric)
1949
89.3
Proposal for BPA Invitation Number 4679 Outdoor Series Capacitor Equipment (Westinghouse)
1949
89.4
Proposal for Outdoor Series Capacitor Equipment of BPA Invitation No. 4679 (I-T-E Circuit Breaker Company)
1949
89.5
"Addendum No. 4 to Invitation No. 5155" (BPA)
1950
89.6
Bibliography on Power Capacitors
1951
89.7
Series Capacitor Testing
1952
89.8
Line Dropping Restrike Performance Tests - Capacitor Breaker Tests and Reports
1952-1953
89.9
"Proposal for Shunt Capacitor Equipment Invitation No. 6894" (Westinghouse Electric Corp.)
1953
89.10
"Capacitor Evaluation Tests April - July 1963 (Partington, BPA)
1964
89.11
"Transmission - a magazine for electric utilities - Transmission Line Compensation Issue" (General Electric)
1973
89.12
"NGH Series Capacitor Protection Scheme Invitation No. 4321- Unit 2 - Administrative Provisions" (BPA)
1973
89.13
"Solicitation, Offer, and Award No. 4321 for NGH Series Capacitor Protection Scheme" (BPA)
1974
89.14
"Results of Subsynchronous Resonance Test at Mohave" (Walker et al)
1975
89.15
"Development of a 1200 kV Ceramic Oxide Voltage Limiter for Power Systems Applications - Fourth Quarter Progress Report" (Sweetana, Westinghouse)
1976
1.090
Materials re: Capacitors Used in and Stability of High Voltage Transmission Systems
1951-1953, 1960, 1962, 1972-1973, 1975-1981
Folder
90.1
AIEE Working Group on Volt-Time Characteristics of Capacitors - Short-Time 60-cycle Overvoltages
1951-1953
90.2
Sangamo's Third Annual Power Capacitor Seminar - Starr gave presentation "Use of Capacitors on High Voltage Transmission Systems" - Springfield, IL
1960
90.3
Sangamo's Fifth Annual Power Capacitor Seminar - Starr gave presentation "Use of Capacitors on High Voltage Transmission Systems" - Springfield, IL + Springfield visitors guides
1962
90.4
Series Capacitor meetings
1972-1973
90.5
IEEE Capacitor Subcommittee - ANSI Standards for Series Capacitors - drafts w/revisions
1973
90.6
IEEE Summer Power Meeting - Capacitor Session - papers, correspondence, slides
1973
90.7
IEEE Capacitor Subcommittee - Bibliography on Power Capacitors
1975-1981
1.091
Materials re: Capacitors Used in and Stability of High Voltage Transmission Systems
1924-1936, 1940-1949
Folder
91.1
Capacitor papers
1924-1936
91.2
Capacitor papers
1940-1949
1.092
Materials re: Capacitors Used in and Stability of High Voltage Transmission Systems
1950-1953, 1960-1969
Folder
92.1
"Capacitor - Excited Induction Generator" (Laughlin) - masters thesis
1950
92.2
Capacitor papers
1951-1953
92.3
Capacitor papers
1960-1969
1.093
Materials re: Capacitors Used in and Stability of High Voltage Transmission Systems
1972-1978, 1980-1983
Folder
93.1
Capacitor papers
1972-1978
93.2
Capacitor papers
1980-1983
1.094
Materials re: Underground Transmission of High Voltage Electricity
1931, 1938-1972
Folder
94.1
Rome Trenchlay Non-Metallic Sheathed Underground Cables + Cable Failure Test
1931; undated
94.2
HV Submarine Cable including "Spokane Fault Test Report" (Purviance)
1952
94.3
"Proposed Research Projects - EHV AC and DC Underground Transmission Task Force" (Electrical Research Council)
1965
94.4
Underground Power Transmission
1938-1965
94.5
Underground Power Transmission
1965-1972
1.095
Materials re: Underground Transmission of High Voltage Electricity
1968, 1970-1973, 1982-1983
Folder
95.1
"Superconducting Underground DC Power Transmission" (Merriam and Stern, Gulf General Atomic)
1968
95.2
"Underground Power Transmission" (Arthur D. Little, Inc.)
1972
95.3
Underground Utility Lines Program - City of Portland
1970-1973
95.4
"Evaluation of Underground DC Transmission Systems" - 5th and 6th Technical Progress Reports (Philadelphia Electric Company)
1982-1983
1.096
Materials re: Underground Transmission of High Voltage Electricity
1960-1963; undated
Folder
96.1
"The High-Voltage DC Transmission to Gotland" (ASEA)
undated
96.2
Cross-Channel HVDC Transmission
1960-1963
96.3
"Cross-Channel Power Link" (Central Electricity Generating Board)
1961
96.4
Electrical World "Special Report - Dc Transmission Around the World"
1962

2:  Precipitation-Static Reduction Research, 1931-1951Return to Top

11 boxes

The materials in Series 2 date to Starr's major contributions toward eliminating weather-related static electricity interference as it pertained to radio communications in aircraft.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
2.001
Precipitation-Static Reduction Research: Progress Reports by Eugene Starr
1938, 1941-1942
Folder
1.1
"United Airlines Precipitation-Static Report"
Jan. 1938
1.2
"Progress Report on C-21 Precipitation-Static Reduction Research" (Starr / Huggins)
Jul. 1941
1.3
"Progress Report 2 on C-21 Precipitation-Static Reduction Research" (Starr / Huggins)
Sep. 1941
1.4
"Progress Report 3 on C-21 Precipitation-Static Reduction Research" (Starr / Huggins)
Nov. 1941
1.5
"Progress Report 4 on C-21 Precipitation-Static Reduction Research" (Starr / Huggins)
Jan. 1942
1.6
"Progress Report 5 on C-21 Precipitation-Static Reduction Research" (Starr / Huggins)
Mar. 1942
1.7
"Progress Report 6 on C-21 Precipitation-Static Reduction Research" (Starr / Huggins)
May 1942
2.002
Precipitation-Static Reduction Research: Progress Reports by Eugene Starr
1942-1943
Folder
2.1
"Progress Report 7 on C-21 Precipitation-Static Reduction Research" (Starr / Huggins)
Jul. 1942
2.2
"Progress Report 8 on C-21 Precipitation-Static Reduction Research" (Starr / Huggins) + "Progress Report 9on C-21 Precipitation-Static Reduction Research" (Starr / Huggins)
1942
2.3
"Precipitation-Static Reduction Research - Final Report" - copy 1
Mar. 1943
2.4
"Precipitation-Static Reduction Research - Final Report" - copy 2 + photos and notes
Mar. 1943
2.003
Precipitation-Static Reduction Research: Progress Reports by Eugene Starr
1943
Folder
3.1
"Precipitation-Static Reduction Research - Final Report" (Starr / Huggins) - copy 3 - printer's draft
Mar. 1943
2.004
Precipitation-Static Reduction Research: Papers by Eugene Starr
1938-1943
Folder
4.1
"Storm-Static Radio Interference Phenomena Originating on Aircraft" (EC Starr)
1938-1939
4.2
"High-Voltage Direct-Current Point Discharges" (EC Starr) - multiple drafts
1939
4.3
"Aircraft Precipitation-Static Radio Interference" (EC Starr) - multiple drafts
1939-1940
4.4
Aircraft Precipitation Static Materials
1939-1942
4.5
"Precipitation-Static Research - Recommended Program for Immediate Improvement of Aircraft Radio Reception Under Precipitation-Static Conditions" (EC Starr)
1943
2.005
Precipitation-Static Reduction Research: Non-Starr Progress Reports
1940-1943
Folder
5.1
"A Progress Report on Elimination of Rain and Snow Static" (Slayter Electronics Corp.)
ca. 1940
5.2
"Preliminary Report on Atmospheric Electrical Discharges to Aircraft" (US Weather Bureau)
1941
5.3
"First Partial Report on Precipitation Static Problem" (Naval Research Laboratory) - 2 copies
1942
5.4
"Report on the Radio-Influence Characteristics of Radioactivated Dischargers" (Canadian Radium & Uranium Corp.)
1942
5.5
Precipitation Static Research - progress reports (University of New Mexico)
1942-1943
5.6
"Progress Report No. 2 - Study of the Effect of Aircraft Surface Treatment on Electrical Charges Causing Precipitation Static" (Purdue University)
1943
5.7
Progress Reports - Precipitation Static Research (United Airlines)
1943
2.006
Precipitation-Static Reduction Research: Non-Starr Progress Reports
1938-1939, 1942-1943
Folder
6.1
Refrigerated Wind Tunnel Tests - Icing Test of Radio Equipment for American Airlines (B.F. Goodrich Company)
1938
6.2
"A Laboratory Investigation of Precipitation Static" (Purdue University)
1939
6.3
"Report on Preliminary Tests on the Radio-Influence Characteristics of a Radioactivated-Point Discharger" (Huggins)
1942
6.4
"Radio Noise of Precipitation-Static Origin" (Consolidated Vultee)
1943
6.5
"A Report on Precipitation-Static Reduction Research" (Huggins) - multiple drafts
1943
2.007
Precipitation-Static Reduction Research: Non-Starr Progress Reports
1943-1944
Folder
7.1
Progress Reports 1-5 on Precipitation Static Reduction (State College of Washington)
1943
7.2
"A Final Report on Precipitation Static Reduction Research" (Washington State College)
1944
2.008
Research Materials re: Precipitation-Static Reduction
1937-1951; undated
Folder
8.1
Canadian Radium & Uranium Corporation - data
undated
8.2
Photos and Negatives of Test Facility and Results
undated
8.3
United Airlines - correspondence, data, and calculations
1937-1938
8.4
Radio Interference Frequency Spectra - data and calculations
1939
8.5
Precipitation Static Research (Civil Aeronautics Administration)
1940
8.6
Radium Discharger Report - draft w/graph
1942
8.7
Aircraft Precipitation Static Investigations (TWA) - lab results
1942-1943
8.8
Precipitation-Static - ARL Progress Report
1943
8.9
Precipitation Static Bulletin Correspondence
1938-1945
8.10
Advisory Reports
1940-1951
2.009
Research Materials re: Precipitation-Static Reduction
1931, 1941-1943; undated
Folder
9.1
Aircraft Precipitation Static Proposed Resistive Discharger for Aircraft + Experimental Positive-Point-Discharger Frequency Spectrum
undated
9.2
Point discharges and Precipitation Static Illustrations
undated
9.3
Static Discharge Study - drafts
undated
9.4
Figures for Discharge Current and Flame Behavior
9.5
"The Effect of an Electric Field on Flames and their Propagation" (Lewis) + "The Effect of an Electric Field on the Propagation of Flame" (Guenault, Wheeler)
1931
9.6
Flame Discharger - correspondence, test results
1941-1943
9.7
Discharger Data
1941-1943
9.8
Aircraft Precipitation Static Discharge Devices - graphs, figures, paper
1943
9.9
Precipitation Static Research - propeller tip discharge testing
1942-1943
2.010
Research Materials re: Precipitation-Static Reduction
1938-1944; undated
Folder
10.1
Rough Draft Materials - handwritten and typed appendices (Starr)
undated
10.2
Technical Data - calculations and notes
1938-1944
2.011
Research Materials re: Precipitation-Static Reduction
1942-1944; undated
Folder
11.1
Airplane discharge characteristics - original drawings, photostat negatives
undated
11.2
Vacuum Chamber - drawings & calculations (Huggins)
1942
11.3
Blower-Exhauster - correspondence re: building an air tunnel test chamber
1942-1943
11.4
Experiment materials: cathode ray oscillograms and negatives - Point Discharge Studies, Performance Characteristics of Discharge Devices
1944; undated

3:  Nuclear Power, 1940-1988Return to Top

31 boxes

A member of the Manhattan Project and later a consultant to the Atomic Energy Commission, Eugene Starr was closely acquainted with the development of nuclear power from its inception. The materials in Series 3 reflect this life-long interest, and specifically detail his contacts with nuclear power interests in the Pacific Northwest. Starr's participation as a civilian observer at the first Operation Crossroads nuclear test on Bikini Atoll is also documented in this series.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
3.001
Materials re: Washington Public Power Supply, New Production Reactor
1962-1964, 1974, 1983
Folder
1.1
Planning Conferences - notes
1962-1964
1.2
BPA Committee
Nov 1962 - Jan 1963; June 1974
1.3
NW Power Planning Council (NWPPC) - "WPPSS 1, 2, & 3 - Decisions Under Uncertainty" - draft
1983
3.002
Materials re: Washington Public Power Supply, New Production Reactor
1962-1964
Folder
2.1
Transmission Planning
Nov 1962 - Mar 1963
2.2
Transmission Planning
Apr 1963 - Feb 1964
3.003
Materials re: Washington Public Power Supply, New Production Reactor
1962-1964, 1970, 1975
Folder
3.1
"Preliminary Feasibility Analysis" (RW Beck & Associates)
1962
3.2
Site Survey Materials
1962-1963
3.3
"Proceedings Commercial Fabrication of Plutonium Fuels" (Hanford Laboratories)
1964
3.4
BPA "Special Hanford NPR Study"
1970
3.5
"Status Report - Conceptual Fuel Cycle Studies for the Hanford Nuclear Energy Center" (Battelle NW) - 4 copies
1975
3.004
Materials re: Washington Public Power Supply, New Production Reactor
1960-1963
Folder
4.1
Cooling System - flow diagrams
1960; 1962
4.2
Control Systems
Apr 1961 - Dec 1962
4.3
Sixth Loop
1962-1963
4.4
Steam Pressure and Quality - calculations
1962-1963
3.005
Materials re: Washington Public Power Supply, New Production Reactor
1963-1982
Folder
5.1
Washington Public Power Supply System (WPPSS) Hanford Project
1963
5.2
Progress Reports
1963-1964
5.3
WPPSS Hanford Plant - Operating data, reports
1963-1965
5.4
WPPSS Hanford Plant - Operating data, reports
1965-1982
3.006
Materials re: Washington Public Power Supply, New Production Reactor
1961-1963, 1966, 1973-1984
Folder
6.1
"Power Conversion Studies - Hanford New Production Reactor"
1961
6.2
Ground-breaking for the Hanford Steam Plant - program
1963
6.3
Willis T. Batcheller, consulting engineer - NPR Design Deficiencies
1962; 1963; 1966
6.4
Reactor Termination [Jan 1963 - Mar 1971] + Oregonian Article
1980
6.5
Governor's Panel Report on Impact of WPPSS 4 & 5 + Final Report to Washington State Legislature + Report to Regional Council
1981-1982
6.6
WPPSS 3 & 5 - Frequency Decay Study
1982
6.7
Analysis of Resource Alternatives: WNP-3
1983
6.8
Daily Report Journal from Hanford Generating Plant
Aug 1973 - Apr 1984
3.007
Materials re: Washington Public Power Supply, New Production Reactor
1960-1965
Folder
7.1
Contracts
1960-1962
7.2
AEC - correspondence
1962-1963
7.3
Burns & Roe - correspondence
1962-1963
7.4
Tennessee Valley Authority - correspondence
1962-1963
7.5
Turbine Generator - specifications, bids and analysis
1962-1963
7.6
Schedules for Construction, Bids and Contracts
1962-1965
3.008
Materials re: Washington Public Power Supply, New Production Reactor
1958, 1961-1965, 1969, 1976, 1979
Folder
8.1
Bond Issuance - official statement
1963
8.2
5-6 loop Conversion - cost estimates, incremental analysis
1963-1964
8.3
Construction Budget
May 1963 - Jul 1965
8.4
Auxiliary Steam Supply Systems - cost comparisons (Warchol)
1969
8.5
Fuel - research, development and costs
1958; 1961-1964; 1969
8.6
WPPSS Cost and Budget Information
1976; 1979
3.009
Materials re: Washington Public Power Supply, New Production Reactor
1961-1965, 1969, 1976, 1979
Folder
9.1
Turbine-Generators - performance and cost estimates
1963
9.2
Cost estimates
1961-1965
9.3
Operation - costs, output and outages
1962-1964; 1967
9.4
Position Paper - budget, contract information
1981
9.5
Turbine Generator - data and reports
1976-1988
3.010
Materials re: Washington Public Power Supply, New Production Reactor
1960-1967
Folder
10.1
NPR - 16 viewgraphs for overhead projector
10.2
NPR - engineering aspects
1960-1962
10.3
NPR - lecture notes, photos & materials
1961-1964
10.4
NPR - Conversion, Feasibility Studies
1962
10.5
NPR - Conversion, Feasibility Studies
1963
10.6
NPR Hanford Plant - plant factors
1963-1967
3.011
Materials re: Washington Public Power Supply, New Production Reactor
1960-1973
Folder
11.1
NPR - memos
1960-1963
11.2
NPR - financing
1962-1963
11.3
NPR - WPPSS - contract w/General Electric (GE)
1963
11.4
WPPSS Nuclear Project No. 2 - Agreement
1970
11.5
Hanford Contracts
1962-1973
3.012
Materials re: Washington Public Power Supply, New Production Reactor
1963-1966, 1970, 1982
Folder
12.1
Hanford Electric Generating Project
1963
12.2
NPR - personnel - employee reviews [1964-1968], position descriptions, organization
1963-1966
12.3
WPPSS Hanford Nuclear Steam Plant Inspection - Units #1 & #2
July 1970
12.4
"Draft Final Report - Independent Review of WNP-4 and 5" (Washington Energy Resource Center, Washington State University, University of Washington)
1982
3.013
Materials re: Atomic Energy Commission Ad Hoc Advisory Committee
1956, 1958, 1960
Folder
13.1
Meeting Minutes
Oct 3, 1958
13.2
Liquid Metal Fuel Reactor studies (5 items)
1958
13.3
"Program 4000 - Reactor Development - Status & Progress Report" (Oak Ridge National Laboratories)
Sept 1958
13.4
"Molten Salt Reactor Program" (Oak Ridge National Laboratories)
1958
13.5
"The ORNL Gas-Cooled Reactor" (Oak Ridge National Laboratories) + "The ORNL Gas-Cooled Reactor - Advanced Concepts" (Oak Ridge National Laboratories)
1958
13.6
Operation Know-How (General Electric) + Operation Sunrise (General Electric)
13.7
3 Pages from Nuclear Power re: British Power Stations and Reactors
Sept 1958
13.8
Committee materials given to EC Starr - including "Plutonium Recycling in Thermal Reactors"
1958
13.9
Committee materials given to EC Starr - including "Experimental Power and Test Reactors" (AEC) [1956] and "Civilian Power Reactor Program - Plans for Development"
1960
13.10
Committee materials given to EC Starr - including correspondence
1958
13.11
Committee materials given to EC Starr - including "Eight Reactor Types - A Thermodynamic Comparison (Burns and Roe, Inc.) [1958] and "Fact Sheets on Nuclear Energy Power Projects"
1958
3.014
Materials re: Atomic Energy Commission Ad Hoc Advisory Committee
1956-1960
Folder
14.1
"Statistical Charts & Data for Ad Hoc Advisory Committee on Reactor Policies & Programs"
Oct - Nov 1958
14.2
AEC Ad Hoc Committee on Reactor Policies and Programs - correspondence, reports, materials
1956-1959
14.3
AEC Ad-Hoc Advisory Committee on Reactor Policies and Programs - correspondence on final draft, minutes, testimonies
1958-1960
3.015
Materials re: Atomic Energy Commission Ad Hoc Advisory Committee
1958-1959
Folder
15.1
AEC Ad-Hoc Advisory Committee on Reactor Policies and Programs - correspondence, minutes, reports
1958-1959
15.2
AEC Civilian Power Program - Part IV Program Recommendations for Civilian Power Reactors
1959
15.3
"Civilian Nuclear Power - Report by Ad Hoc Advisory Committee on Reactor Policies and Programs United States Atomic Energy Commission"
1959
3.016
Materials re: Atomic Energy Commission Ad Hoc Advisory Committee
1953-1954, 1958, 1960, 1963
Folder
16.1
"Report of the Sodium Graphite Technical Task Force"
1958
16.2
Atomic Energy Commission - Nuclear Power
1953-1954
16.3
Atomic Energy Commission - Puget Sound
1954
16.4
Atomic Energy Commission Civilian Power Reactor Program - Parts II, III, IV
1960
16.5
Atomic Energy Commission Releases
1963
3.017
Materials re: Atomic Energy Commission Ad Hoc Advisory Committee
1955-1964, 1966
Folder
17.1
"Radioactive Fallout - A Two-Year Summary Report" (Dunham)
1959
17.2
Civilian Nuclear Power - Report by Ad Hoc Advisory Committee on Reactor Policies and Programs
1959
17.3
"Atomic Energy Commission Civilian Power Program - Part I Current Status of Reactor Concepts"
1959
17.4
"Atomic Energy Commission Civilian Power Program - Part II Economic Potential and Development Program"
1959
17.5
Atomic Energy Commission Publications
1955-1963
17.6
Atomic Energy Commission Remarks
1955; 1964; 1966
3.018
Papers, Reports and Publications re: Nuclear Power
1953-1964
Folder
18.1
Papers, reports and publications
1953-1957
18.2
Papers, reports and publications
1958-1959
18.3
Papers, reports and publications
1960-1964
3.019
Papers, Reports and Publications re: Nuclear Power
1966, 1968-1976
Folder
19.1
Papers, reports and publications
1966
19.2
Papers, reports and publications
1968-1969
19.3
Papers, reports and publications
1970-1976
3.020
Papers, Reports and Publications re: Nuclear Power
1977-1986
Folder
20.1
Papers, reports and publications
1977-1979
20.2
Papers, reports and publications
1980-1982
20.3
Papers, reports and publications
1983-1986
3.021
Presentations and Photos re: Nuclear Power
1949-1968
Folder
21.1
"Nuclear Power - Its Future in the Northwest" (EC Starr) - materials and drafts for presentation
1958
21.2
Nuclear Plant Photos - Shippingport & others
1958
21.3
Nuclear Power Presentations - materials, drafts, note cards, photos
1949-1959
21.4
Rugeley Plant Cooling Towers - photos
1968
3.022
Materials re: Three Mile Island and the Atomic Bomb
1945-1979
Folder
22.1
Operation Crossroads - invitation, correspondence, presentation notices including first impressions of A-Bomb test
1945-1948
22.2
Special Briefing on Harrisburg Events (Three Mile Island)
1979
22.3
Three Mile Island Incident
1979
3.023
Materials re: Particle Accelerators and Nuclear Fusion Research
1961-1986
Folder
23.1
"Catalogue of High Energy Accelerators" (Brookhaven National Laboratory)
1961
23.2
High Energy Physics - Accelerators - several publications
1961-1965
23.3
Accelerator Site Selection Committee
1965
23.4
Engineering Test Reactor for Fusion Research - discussion, reports
1985-1986
23.5
Materials on Fusion Energy Research as it relates to an Engineering Test Reactor
1986
3.024
Materials re: Costs of Nuclear Power Generation
1952-1982
Folder
24.1
Power Generation Cost Comparisons -nuclear, coal, hydro
1952-1959
24.2
"Costs of Nuclear Power" (AEC)
1959
24.3
Nuclear Power Costs - Passamaquoddy, Oyster Creek, TVA, etc.
1963-1968
24.4
"The Economics of Nuclear Power" (Brandfon) + "Economic and Technical Experience of Nuclear Power Production in the U.S." (Behnke)
1982
3.025
Materials re: Non-U.S. Nuclear Power Systems
1959-1960, 1969-1970, 1984-1985
Folder
25.1
"Scientific Research in Great Britain - With Emphasis on Basic Research and Research in Atomic Energy"
1959
25.2
"Relative Water and Power Resource Development in the USSR and the USA"
1960
25.3
British Nuclear Forum's Trade Mission
1970
25.4
Nuclear Power in the United Kingdom, Dounreay Fast Reactor - reports
1969-1970
25.5
"Disparities in Nuclear Plant Performance in the United States and the Federal Republic of Germany" (Hansen, Winje)
1984
25.6
"Comparative Evaluation of Nuclear Power in Japan and the United States - A Report to the Japanese-United States Friendship Commission" (Lowinger, Hinman)
1985
3.026
Materials re: Nuclear Power Plant Siting
1967-1968
Folder
26.1
"Nuclear Power Plant Siting in the Pacific Northwest" for BPA - Summary Report (Battelle-Northwest)
1967
26.2
"Nuclear Power Plant Siting in the Pacific Northwest" for BPA (Battelle-Northwest)
1967
26.3
Federal Power Commission S.2564/S.3330 - Nuclear plant siting/sharing - papers and memos
1968
3.027
Assorted Materials re: Nuclear Power
1940, 1965-1968
Folder
27.1
"Feed Water Heating" (Reynolds)
1940
27.2
Waste Heat - cooling towers, river regulation, steam vents
1965-1968
3.028
Assorted Materials re: Nuclear Power
1954-1964
Folder
28.1
"Development of Steam Generated Electric Power Resources - Preliminary Report" (Washington State Power Commission)
1954
28.2
"US Reactor Operating History 1943-1956" (Moteff)
1956
28.3
Second UN Conference on the Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy - 9 papers
1958
28.4
AIEE/IEEE Nuclear Science Group - correspondence, papers, meetings
1955-1964
3.029
Assorted Materials re: Nuclear Power
1962-1963, 1966-1969
Folder
29.1
Minnesota Power Study - data & reports
1962-1963
29.2
IEEE Summer General Meeting and Nuclear Radiation Effects Conference - Toronto
1963
29.3
Use of Plutonium in Water Reactors - contract documents (General Electric)
February 1966 - February 1967
29.4
Use of Plutonium in Water Reactors - monthly reports June '66 - December '66 (General Electric)
1966-1967
29.5
Use of Plutonium in Water Reactors - monthly reports January '67 - July '67 (General Electric)
1966-1967
29.6
Use of Plutonium in Water Reactors - progress reports (Westinghouse)
Aug 1966 - Dec 1967
29.7
"Quality Control" (Vickers Limited)
1968
29.8
Kiket Island Nuclear Plant Site - Preliminary site data & speech
1969
3.030
Assorted Materials re: Nuclear Power
1970-1975, 1982-1983
Folder
30.1
PGE Trojan Interim Engineering Review Committee
1972
30.2
American Nuclear Society - correspondence, minutes
1970-1975
30.3
"Study of a Conceptual Nuclear Energy Center at Green River, Utah - Final Summary Report" (Utah Energy Office)
1982
30.4
"National Electric Power Grid Assessment Program - Phase I Final Report (Boeing)
1982-1983
30.5
Atomic Industrial Forum - BPA membership and dues correspondence
1981-1984
30.6
1563 MW(e) HTGR Plant Concepts (Edison, TVA, GE, Bechtel, etc.)
3.031
Classified Nuclear Power Material Receipts & Inventories
1953-1976
Folder
31.1
Classified Nuclear Power Material Receipts & Inventories
1953-1962
31.2
Classified Nuclear Power Material Receipts & Inventories
1963-1976

4:  Power Generation, 1948-1988Return to Top

15 boxes

Through his long association with the Bonneville Power Administration, Eugene Starr encountered many opportunities for research and discussion on new forms of electric power generation. This series documents his interest in a variety of power sources, including alternative power generation through wind, hydroelectric and solar means.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
4.001
Materials re: Energy Conservation
1973-1978
Folder
1.1
OEPBS Series on Northwest Energy Problems
1973
1.2
Northwest Regional Conference on the Energy Crisis - Lewis and Clark College - w/presentation by Starr + IEEE Cassette: "Energy Crisis Engineering Solutions"
1974
1.3
"The National Energy Plan - Summary of Public Participation" (Executive Office of the President/Energy Policy and Planning)
1977
1.4
"The National Energy Plan" (Executive Office of the President/Energy Policy and Planning)
1977
1.5
Energy Conservation - projects and studies
1976-1977
1.6
Energy - papers, articles, etc.
1974-1978
4.002
Materials re: Energy Conservation
1979-1983
Folder
2.1
"Energy for the '80s" Conferences
1980-1981
2.2
Energy - papers, articles, etc.
1979-1982
2.3
"Northwest Conservation and Electric Power Plan - Vol. I" (Northwest Power Planning Council)
1983
2.4
"Regional Conservation and Electric Power Plan" (Northwest Power Planning Council) - draft + responses to draft energy plan
1983
4.003
Materials re: Alternative Energy Sources
1960-1979; undated
Folder
3.1
Energy Storage
1971-1974
3.2
Energy Storage
1975-1976
3.3
Alternative Energy - papers and reports
1960-1979
3.4
Wave Energy and Utilization of Municipal Refuse - 1 item each
undated
4.004
Materials re: Alternative Energy Sources
1974-1984
Folder
4.1
BPA Raft River Geothermal Plant Project
1978-1981
4.2
Transportable Power Generation Equipment
1979
4.3
French Publications on Renewable Energy Options (untranslated)
1980-1982
4.4
Fuel Cell Power Plants
1981
4.5
Waste Heat Utilization
1974-1984
4.005
Materials re: Alternative Energy Sources
1980-1983
Folder
5.1
"Report on the Evaluation of Eleven Geothermal Proposals" (Kaiser Engineers Power Corporation)
1982
5.2
Alternative Energy - papers and reports
1980-1983
5.3
Kopp's Concept for Using Deep, Condensate-Rich Gas Traps for Power
1983
4.006
Materials re: Solar Voltaic Energy
1956, 1974-1987
Folder
6.1
Alfred H. Canada correspondence on 'Strategic' Solarvoltaic Generation - 4 copies of letter + 10 enclosures
1978-1984
6.2
Solar Voltaic Power Generation
1956; 1974-1987
4.007
Materials re: Wind Energy
1975-1987
Folder
7.1
"Small Wind Energy Conversion Systems" (University of Washington)
1983
7.2
Wind Power - papers and publications
1975-1987
4.008
Materials re: Wind Energy
1978-1988
Folder
8.1
"MOD-2 Wind Turbine Farm Stability Study for NASA" (Hinrichsen & Nolan)
1980
8.2
BPA MOD-2 Wind Power Research Test Program
1978-1988
4.009
Materials re: Wind Energy
1983
Folder
9.1
BPA MOD-2 Wind Power Research Test Program Review
June 30, 1983
4.010
Materials re: Hydroelectricity
1941, 1951, 1957, 1962-1965, 1976
Folder
10.1
Boulder Dam Generator Data
1941
10.2
"Hydroelectric Power Resources of the United States - Developed and Undeveloped" (Federal Power Commission)
1957
10.3
Maps of Hydroelectric Projects and Transmission Systems
1962-1965
10.4
BPA - Hanford Project Critical Hydro Conditions
1965
10.5
Ontario Hydro - report on need for R & D and publication on Research Laboratory
1967
10.6
Teton Topographical Map
1951
10.7
Teton Dam failure - article on need for new plant in Ellensburg
1976
4.011
Materials re: Hydroelectricity
1957-1981
Folder
11.1
Hydroelectric Power Generation
1957-1980
11.2
Kaplan Turbine Accident Reports - reverse water hammer accident
1980
11.3
"Observations and Comments on the Turbine Failure at Yankee Atomic Electric Company, Rowe, Massachusetts" (Goldberg, Streit)
1981
11.4
"Simplified Methodology for Economic Screening of Potential Low-Head Small-Capacity Hydroelectric Sites" (EPRI)
1981
11.5
"Tyee Lake Hydroelectric Project - Environmental Impact Statement" (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission)
1981
11.6
"B.C. Hydro Research & Development 1984/85 Work Program"
4.012
Materials re: Hydroelectricity
1977, 1979
Folder
12.1
"1st Progress Report of Feasibility Study of Hydroelectric Generation at Pelton Reregulating Dam" (Dibble)
1977
12.2
"Pelton Reregulating Dam Hydroelectric Project - Feasibility Report" (The Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon)
1979
4.013
Materials re: Steam Plants
1948-1985
Folder
13.1
Steam Plants - loading studies, typical economy, heat balance
1949-1951
13.2
"Harbor Steam Plant - Power System" (Department of Water and Power, City of Los Angeles)
1950
13.3
Centralia Steam Plant Development
1969
13.4
"The Role of the Bonneville Power Administration in the Pacific Northwest Power Supply System Including its Participation in the Hydro-Thermal Power Program - EIS Summary Report" (BPA)
1977
13.5
Daily Reports and Notes on Power Plants
Oct 1978 - Jul 1979
13.6
Steam Plants
1948-1985
4.014
Materials re: Coal Plants
1969-1977
Folder
14.1
Coal Transportation Costs
1969-1977
14.2
Reports on Smokestacks at Coal Fired Plants
1971-1974
14.3
Colstrip Power Transmission Project - maps, photos, and reports
1972-1977
4.015
Materials re: Coal Plants
1958-1980, 1983
Folder
15.1
Coal Power - articles and reports
1958-1980
15.2
"Energy Legislation - Combined Cycle Power Generation Option"
1977
15.3
"Slurry Pipelines: Economic and Political Issues" (Banks)
1977
15.4
Coal-Slurry Project - Salem Harbor
1979
15.5
"Colstrip Interim Operating Studies" (Kreipe)
1983

5:  Organizations, 1932-1988Return to Top

19 boxes

Starr's close association with a handful of professional organizations are documented in this series. Of particular interest are the twelve boxes of materials related to Starr's interactions with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, including his two-year stint as a member of the group's Board of Directors.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
5.001
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) - Board of Directors
1963
Folder
1.1
IEEE Board of Directors Meeting - New York
January 1963
1.2
IEEE Board of Directors Meeting - during Southwest IRE Conference (SWIRECO) - Dallas
April 1963
1.3
IEEE Board of Directors Meeting - during IEEE Summer General Meeting - Ontario
June 1963
1.4
IEEE Board of Directors Meeting - during NEC - Chicago
October 1963
5.002
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) - Board of Directors
1964-1965
Folder
2.1
IEEE Board of Directors Meeting - during Annual Assembly - New York
January 1964
2.2
IEEE Board of Directors Meeting - minutes missing - New York
April 1964
2.3
IEEE Board of Directors Meeting - during WESCON and IEEE Summer General Meeting - L.A.
August 1964
2.4
IEEE Board of Directors Meeting - during NEC - Chicago
October 1964
2.5
IEEE Board of Directors Meeting - during Annual Assembly - minutes missing - New York
January 1965
5.003
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) - Awards
1961-1984
Folder
3.1
"IEEE Awards Board Manual"
1964
3.2
IEEE Field Awards Committee - correspondence and materials
1963-1969
3.3
IEEE Field Awards Committee - correspondence and materials
1970-1975
3.4
IEEE Field Awards Committee - nominations
1961-1983
3.5
IEEE Lamme Medal Committee
1981-1984
3.6
IEEE Field Awards Candidate Search Committee
1983-1984
5.004
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) - Awards
1962-1966, 1969, 1971-1974, 1976, 1982-1984, 1988
Folder
4.1
EC Starr Endorsements of Nominations for Harbishaw Awards: Gunnar Jancke 1971, Cahill and Archambault 1972, Edward Kimbark 1976, and J.J. Dougherty 1983
1971-1972, 1976, 1983
4.2
EC Starr Endorsements of Nominations: L. M. Robertson for Founders Medal 1976, Harold Peterson for Nikola Tesla Award 1975 and Education Medal 1976
1975-1976
4.3
"IEEE Awards - An Invitation to Nominate"
1965; 1969; 1973; 1976; 1983
4.4
IEEE Awards - brochures
1962-1966
4.5
Nomination of Everett Harrington for IEEE William Martin Harbishaw Award
1973-1974
4.6
Power Engineering Educator Award Nomination for Eric T. B. Gross
1976
4.7
Response of P. L. Bellaschi to receipt of Willam Harbishaw Award
1982
4.8
IEEE Centennial Medal - correspondence and materials
1982-1983
4.9
Nomination of I. Birgen Johnson for IEEE Lamme Medal (EC Starr nominated)
1984
4.10
IEEE Fellow Nomination Packet - blank + IEEE rejection of Marv Klinger's nomination
1988
4.11
Nomination of L. M. Robertson for IEEE William Martin Harbishaw Award
1963
4.12
Nomination of Ralph S. Gens for IEEE William Martin Harbishaw Award
1982
5.005
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) - Senior and Fellow Grade References
1964-1971, 1973-1978, 1980-1984
Folder
5.1
IEEE Senior and Fellow Grade References
1964-1971
5.2
IEEE Senior and Fellow Grade References
1973-1976
5.3
IEEE Senior and Fellow Grade References
1977-1978
5.4
IEEE Senior and Fellow Grade References
1980-1984
5.006
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) - Paper Reviews and Discussions
1937-1949, 1970-1986
Folder
6.1
IEEE Paper Reviews/Discussions
1937-1949
6.2
IEEE Paper Reviews/Discussions
1970-1975
6.3
IEEE Paper Reviews/Discussions
1976-1977
6.4
IEEE Paper Reviews/Discussions
1978-1986
5.007
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) - Correspondence and Meeting Minutes
1932, 1962-1964, 1976, 1985
Folder
7.1
The Journal of the Institution of Electrical Engineers
June 1932
7.2
Merge of the Institute of Radio Engineers (IRE) and the American Institute of Electrical Engineers (AIEE)
1962
7.3
IEEE Board of Directors Policy Manual including Engineers Council for Professional Development Report
1962
7.4
IEEE Report of the Secretary
1963
7.5
IEEE Section Manual
1963
7.6
"IEEE Student Branch Manual"
1964
7.7
"Manual for IEEE Counselors"
1964
7.8
"The US Energy Equation and the Role of Electricity - a position statement" (IEEE)
1976
7.9
"Standard Procedure for Measurement of Power Frequency Electric and Magnetic Fields from AC Power Lines" (IEEE)
1985
5.008
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) - Correspondence and Meeting Minutes
1962-1986
Folder
8.1
IEEE Publications Board
1966-1967
8.2
IEEE Materials - brochures, notes, newsletters
1963-1985
8.3
IEEE Correspondence
1962-1986
5.009
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) - Correspondence and Meeting Minutes
1963-1964, 1966, 1971, 1975-1976
Folder
9.1
AIEE Winter General Meeting - committee info and correspondence - New York
1963
9.2
IEEE Pacific Annual Meeting - Spokane
1963
9.3
IEEE International Convention - New York
1964
9.4
Western Electronics Show and Convention (WESCON) - IEEE Meeting - session C information - L.A.
1964
9.5
IEEE Cultural and Scientific Exchange
Apr - Sep 1966
9.6
IEEE Summer Power Meeting & International Symposium on High Power Testing - chair materials and biographical sketches of speakers
1971
9.7
Joint Power Generation Conference - Winter Meeting - chair materials: biographical sketches of authors, introductions - Portland, OR
1975
9.8
IEEE Power Generation Committee "Energy Development - D" Technical Session Summer Power Meeting
1976
9.9
IEEE Winter Power Meeting
1976
5.010
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) - Correspondence and Meeting Minutes
1978, 1982-1984
Folder
10.1
IEEE Winter Power Meeting - notes and discussions
1978
10.2
IEEE Summer Meeting
1982
10.3
IEEE Winter Meeting - New York
1983
10.4
IEEE Centennial Program 1984 - preparation materials
1983
10.5
IEEE Summer Meeting, LA - papers, brochures, materials
1983
10.6
IEEE Summer Power Meeting - minutes, reports, brochures
1984
10.7
IEEE Winter Power Meeting - minutes, reports, and brochures
1984
5.011
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) - Correspondence and Meeting Minutes
1943-1944, 1950, 1976-1986
Folder
11.1
AIEE Subcommittee on Guide for Impulse Testing - correspondence
1943-1944
11.2
West Coast Sub Committee on Electronic Power Converters - memo of meeting, committee report, bibliography on power converters
1950
11.3
Insulation Subcommittee of Rotating Machinery Committee - minutes
1977
11.4
"IEEE Recommended Practice for Thermal Evaluation of Insulation Systems for A C Electrical Machinery Employing Form-Wound Preinsulated Stator Coils - Machines rated 6900 volts and below" (IEEE) drafts
1979; 1983
11.5
IEEE Power Generation Committee - Minutes of Meetings
1976-1984
11.6
Energy Development Subcommittee, DC Transmission Task Force, Standards Subcommittee
1979; 1982-1985
11.7
IEEE Transmission and Distribution Capacitor Subcommittee - correspondence, drafts, meeting minutes
1980; 1982; 1986
5.012
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) - Correspondence and Meeting Minutes
1949-1953, 1964, 1969, 1976, 1981, 1985-1986
Folder
12.1
AIEE Transmission and Distribution - correspondence
1949-1953
12.2
IEEE Transmission and Distribution Committee Meeting - New York
1964; 1969
12.3
IEEE Power Meeting - minutes and standards information for Transmission and Distribution Committee
1976
12.4
"IEEE Transmission and Distribution Committee - Report of Meeting"
1981; 1985; 1986
12.5
IEEE Transmission & Distribution Committee and Subcommittee binders
5.013
International Council on Large Electric Systems (CIGRE) - Correspondence and Meeting Minutes
1958-1962
Folder
13.1
CIGRE - general - correspondence, minutes, proceedings
1958-1961
13.2
CIGRE Study Committee #10 - correspondence
1959-1961
13.3
US Technical Subcommittee - correspondence
1960-1961
13.4
CIGRE Study Committee #10 - meeting correspondence Paris
1962
13.5
HVDC Seminar in Sweden - schedules, correspondence
1962
5.014
International Council on Large Electric Systems (CIGRE) - Correspondence and Meeting Minutes
1962-1964
Folder
14.1
CIGRE - general - correspondence, minutes, proceedings
1962-1963
14.2
CIGRE Study Committee #10 - meeting correspondence, minutes London
1963
14.3
CIGRE - general - correspondence, minutes, proceedings
1964
14.4
CIGRE conference Paris - correspondence
1964
5.015
International Council on Large Electric Systems (CIGRE) - Correspondence and Meeting Minutes
1965-1969
Folder
15.1
CIGRE - general - correspondence, minutes, proceedings
1965-1969
15.2
CIGRE Study Committee #10 - meeting notes
1966
15.3
CIGRE meeting notes (EC Starr)
1967
15.4
CIGRE Study Committee #10 - meeting correspondence Heidelberg
1968
5.016
International Council on Large Electric Systems (CIGRE) - Correspondence and Meeting Minutes
1962-1968
Folder
16.1
CIGRE Study Committee #10 - correspondence
1962-1963
16.2
CIGRE Study Committee #10 - correspondence
1964
16.3
CIGRE Study Committee #10 - correspondence
1965-1968
5.017
International Council on Large Electric Systems (CIGRE) - Correspondence and Meeting Minutes
1970-1979
Folder
17.1
CIGRE (L.A.) & IEEE (Portland) meetings - materials, correspondence, arrangements for delegates
1971
17.2
Welcoming Statement by EC Starr at Opening Session of Cigre Study Committee No. 14
14 July 1971
17.3
"Recent Performance of the HVDC Pacific Intertie (Report to CIGRE Study Committee 14)" (EC Starr)
1973
17.4
CIGRE Study Committee #14 - correspondence Tokyo
1973
17.5
CIGRE Study Committee #14 - correspondence Johannesburg
1975
17.6
CIGRE - general - correspondence, minutes, proceedings
1970-1974
17.7
CIGRE - general - correspondence, minutes, proceedings
1975-1979
5.018
International Council on Large Electric Systems (CIGRE) - Correspondence and Meeting Minutes
1980-1985; undated
Folder
18.1
"CIGRE Executive Report Fall - 1980" (Ransom & Casazza, Inc.)
18.2
Electra
Dec 1982
18.3
CIGRE - general - correspondence, minutes, proceedings
1980-1982
18.4
CIGRE - general - correspondence, minutes, proceedings
1983-1985
18.5
CIGRE - general - correspondence, minutes, proceedings
undated
5.019
National Academy of Engineering (NAE) and Professional Engineers of Oregon (NSPE/PEO)
1959-1987
Folder
19.1
Nomination of Dr. Edward W. Kimbark for membership to the National Academy of Engineering
1978
19.2
"National Academy of Engineering - Nomination Forms 1981"
19.3
National Academy of Engineering - Peer Committee and Rosters
1982
19.4
"Genetic Engineering and the Engineer" (NAE)
1982
19.5
"National Academy of Engineering Articles of Organization and Bylaws"
1985
19.6
"National Academy of Engineering - Nomination for Membership" - nomination packets 1978, 1983, 1984, 1986
19.7
National Academy of Engineering - memorial tribute to Dr. Edward W. Kimbark (EC Starr) + background materials
1986
19.8
National Academy of Engineering - correspondence and materials
1977-1987
19.9
"Policies Professional and Administrative including Constitution and Bylaws" (NSPE)
1959
19.10
"1962 Directory Code of Ethics Constitution and By-Laws" (Professional Engineers of Oregon)
19.11
National Society of Professional Engineers - correspondence and materials
1959-1961

6:  Bonneville Power Administration, 1935-1988Return to Top

33 boxes

Series 6 is comprised of administrative records and project files collected by Starr during his more than three decades of service to the Bonneville Power Administration. One highlight is the collection of internal reports and correspondence related to the landmark Pacific Northwest/Pacific Southwest high voltage intertie.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
6.001
Bonneville Power Administration - Alaska Power Survey
1965-1971
Folder
1.1
Alaska Power Survey Study Committee 4 - Coordinated System Development and Interconnections - Regional Task Forces - correspondence, regional reports
1965-1967
1.2
Alaska Power Survey - reports, newspaper clippings
1965-1968
1.3
"Report to Federal Power Commission Alaska Power Survey Advisory Committee from Subcommittee No. 4 on Coordinated System Development and Interconnection" - initial draft and 2 final drafts
1967; 1968
1.4
"Alaska Power Survey" (Federal Power Commission) - 3 copies
1969
1.5
"Ice Fog Studies in Alaska: A Survey of Past, Present and Proposed Research" (Well, Geophysical Institute)
1969
1.6
Alaska Power Survey Advisory Committee and Study Committee No. 4 (Coordinated System Development and Interconnection) - meeting minutes, correspondence, and reports
1967-1971
6.002
Bonneville Power Administration - Alaska Power Survey
1965-1966, 1968
Folder
2.1
Alaska Power Survey Advisory Committee and Study Committee No. 4 (Coordinated System Development and Interconnection) - meeting minutes, correspondence, and reports (1/2)
1965
2.2
Alaska Power Survey Advisory Committee and Study Committee No. 4 (Coordinated System Development and Interconnection) - meeting minutes, correspondence, and reports (2/2)
1965
2.3
Alaska Power Survey Advisory Committee and Study Committee No. 4 (Coordinated System Development and Interconnection) - meeting minutes, correspondence, and reports
1966
2.4
"Coordinated System Development and Interconnection - a Study Prepared for the Federal Power Commission Alaska Power Survey" (Subcommittee No. 4 - Alaska Power Survey Advisory Committee) - final draft
1968
6.003
Bonneville Power Administration - Alaska Power Administration
1961, 1964-1975, 1981
Folder
3.1
Rampart Project - Alaska - reconnaissance, correspondence, cost estimates
1961; 1967
3.2
"First Annual Report 1968" (Norwood / Alaska Power Administration)
1969
3.3
"Water Power in Alaska - A Bibliography" (Alaska Power Administration) + "Bibliography And Historical Notes 1946-1968 Upper Yukon River Study Canada - United States" (APA)
1969
3.4
Alaska Power Administration - transmission studies
1964-1971
3.5
Alaska Power Administration - creation of
1967-1971
3.6
Alaska correspondence
1965-1975
3.7
"A Regional Electric Power System for the Lower Kuskokwim Vicinity - A Preliminary Feasibility Assessment" (Robert W. Retherford Associates)
1975
3.8
Alaska Power Authority - Request for Proposals
1981
6.004
Bonneville Power Administration - Snettisham HVDC Transmission Project
1967-1970
Folder
4.1
Snettisham Project Alaska - Design Memorandum No. 9 - Transmission Facilities (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
December 1966
4.2
Snettisham Project - Department of the Army - Alaska District Corps of Engineers - GE - Preliminary Information
October 1967
4.3
Snettisham Project - location and vicinity maps
1966-1968
4.4
Snettisham Project Alaska - Supplement No. 1 to Design Memorandum No. 9 - Direct Current Transmission (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
1968
4.5
Snettisham HVDC evaluation
1967-1970
6.005
Bonneville Power Administration - Snettisham HVDC Transmission Project
1968-1969
Folder
5.1
"Step I Request for Technical Proposals for HVDC Transmission System at Snettisham, Alaska" - partial copy (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
October 1968
5.2
"Step I Request for Technical Proposals for HVDC Transmission System at Snettisham, Alaska" (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
December 1968
5.3
Snettisham - Pre-proposal Conference - minutes
February 1969
5.4
Anchorage HVDC First Stop Proposal Conference - minutes and correspondence
1969
5.5
GE Proposal Document
October 1969
6.006
Bonneville Power Administration - Snettisham HVDC Transmission Project
1967-1970, 1979-1980; undated
Folder
6.1
Snettisham Project correspondence, data, and studies
1967-1969
6.2
"Transcript of Negotiations for HVDC Transmission System at Snettisham, Alaska between General Electric Company and Corps of Engineers at Anchorage, Alaska 19-23 January 1970 "
6.3
"Snettisham-Ketchikan Transmission System - Preliminary Feasibility Design - Appendix I (Harstad Associates, Inc.)
1979
6.4
"Snettisham-Ketchikan Transmission System - Preliminary Feasibility Design (Harstad Associates, Inc.)
Mar 1980
6.5
"Alaska Power Administration Snettisham-Ketchikan Transmission System - Preliminary Feasibility Design" (Harstad Associates, Inc.)
Jan 1980
6.6
Westinghouse Proposal for HV-DC Converter Terminal Facilities for Snettisham Project
undated
6.007
Bonneville Power Administration - Snettisham HVDC Transmission Project
1982
Folder
7.1
"Alaska Power Administration - Reconnaissance Design and Cost Estimate of Submarine DC Electric Power Transmission System in Southeast Alaska - Task D Report" (Teshmont Consultants, Inc.)
1982
7.2
U.S. Department of Energy Alaska Power Administration contract with Teshmont Consultants, Inc.
1982
7.3
"Alaska Power Administration - Reconnaissance Design and Cost Estimate of DC Transmission in Southeast Alaska - Task A Report"
1982
7.4
"Southeast Alaska Intertie DC Transmission System - Reconnaissance Design and Cost Estimate" (Teshmont Consultants, Inc.)
November 1982
7.5
"Southeast Alaska Intertie DC Transmission System - Reconnaissance Design and Cost Estimate - Appendix I" (Teshmont Consultants, Inc.)
November 1982
6.008
Bonneville Power Administration - Alberta Export Power Project
1979-1981
Folder
8.1
Fording Coal Limited - Export Power Project - Preliminary Benefit-Cost Analysis + 1980 Program (Montreal Engineering Company, Limited)
1979-1980
8.2
Alberta Export Power Project - Report of the System Planning Committee
1980
8.3
Alberta Export Power Project - meeting minutes and reports
November 1979 - October 1980
8.4
Alberta Export Power Project - meeting minutes and reports
November 1980 - June 1981
6.009
Bonneville Power Administration - Itaipu Sete Quedas Transmission Study
1972-1974
Folder
9.1
Itaipu - Sete Quedas Transmission Study - Advisory Committee - Minutes and Working Papers
1972-1973
9.2
Itaipu - Sete Quedas Transmission Study - Advisory Committee Meeting No. 3 - Working Papers
1973
9.3
Itaipu - Sete Quedas Transmission Study - Advisory Committee - Minutes and Working Papers
1974
6.010
Bonneville Power Administration - Itaipu Sete Quedas Transmission Study
1966-1974
Folder
10.1
Itaipu - Sete Quedas Transmission Study - Transmission Lines - reports, drawings
1971-1972
10.2
"Application of Series Capacitors in the 750 kV Sete Quedas Transmission System - Preliminary Investigation" (Fletcher)
1973
10.3
Itaipu - Sete Quedas Transmission Study - Series Capacitors and Overvoltage Studies - papers, meetings, correspondence
1966-1974
6.011
Bonneville Power Administration - Itaipu Sete Quedas Transmission Study
1942, 1962-1972
Folder
11.1
Itaipu - Sete Quedas Transmission Study - papers on high voltage transmission including "Report on the Pacific Intertie" (EC Starr) (2 copies)
1971
11.2
Itaipu - Sete Quedas Transmission Study - Papers related to long distance transmission & ac saturated reactors
1942; 1962-1972
6.012
Bonneville Power Administration - Itaipu Sete Quedas Transmission Study
1970-1974
Folder
12.1
Itaipu - Sete Quedas Transmission Study - cost data
1970-1972
12.2
Itaipu - Sete Quedas Transmission Study - AC transmission model oscillograms of reactions after faults
1972
12.3
Itaipu - Sete Quedas Transmission Study - correspondence
1971-1974
6.013
Bonneville Power Administration - Itaipu Sete Quedas Transmission Study
1972; undated
Folder
13.1
Itaipu - Sete Quedas Transmission Study - books and brochures on FURNAS, tourist brochures
undated
13.2
"Itaipu - Sete Quedas Transmission Study - Preliminary Report - Volume 1"
1972
13.3
"Itaipu - Sete Quedas Transmission Study - Preliminary Report - Volume 2"
1972
13.4
Itaipu System Information - Vol. 3 Part 6
undated
6.014
Bonneville Power Administration - Pacific Northwest-Southwest HVDC Intertie
1971-1972, 1975, 1977
Folder
14.1
"Report on the Pacific Intertie" (EC Starr) for presentation at University of Wisconsin - 5 copies + photos, diagrams, and negatives
1971
14.2
"Transient Performance of Pacific Intertie" (EC Starr) - 4 drafts, photos, oscillograms and negatives - prepared for CIGRE SC #14
1972; 1975
14.3
"Recent Developments in HVDC Transmission" (Vithayathil) + draft of another paper on the Intertie
1977
6.015
Bonneville Power Administration - Pacific Northwest-Southwest HVDC Intertie
1971-1984
Folder
15.1
Notes for CIGRE Reports
1971-1975
15.2
Operational Experience Reports for Celilo Terminal
1973-1977
15.3
Operational Performance Reports of Pacific HVDC Intertie
1974; 1977; 1979
15.4
Celilo - CIGRE reports
1976-1983
15.5
Celilo summary of operation
1975-1980; 1983-1984
6.016
Bonneville Power Administration - Pacific Northwest-Southwest HVDC Intertie
1941-1943, 1951, 1968-1972, 1975
Folder
16.1
Coulee- Spokane Transmission
1941-1942
16.2
Grand Coulee Bus Split - tracings
1943
16.3
Backup Relaying at Coulee (meeting in Schultz's Office)
1951
16.4
"The USA Pacific Northwest-Southwest HVDC Intertie - A Progress Report" (Osborn)
1968
16.5
"Celilo - Northern Terminal Pacific HV-DC Intertie"
1969
16.6
Electrical West - article on Pacific Intertie
1970
16.7
Valve Faults at Sylmar-Celilo terminal - reports and correspondence
1970-1971
16.8
DC Intertie Restoration
1972
16.9
"United States Department of the Interior Bonneville Power Administration - Budget Proposals for the Supply of D.C. Converter Equipment for Celilo Terminal HVDC Pacific Northwest-Southwest Intertie - Bipole 2" (English Electric Corporation)
1975
6.017
Bonneville Power Administration - Pacific Northwest-Southwest HVDC Intertie
1967, 1970-1974, 1976, 1982-1983
Folder
17.1
Pacific Intertie Task Force - meeting minutes
January 1972 - November 1973
17.2
Pacific Intertie Systems Technical Studies Task Force - reports on meetings & reports on Intertie
1967; 1970-1974
17.3
Celilo - research on Earth Electrode Performance
1970; 1976
17.4
"Test Program to Measure the DC and Low Frequency Impedance of the Ground Return Mode of the Pacific DC Intertie - Preliminary Report" (Bracken)
1982
17.5
Intertie Options (Mittelstadt)
1983
17.6
"WSCC System Disturbance Report for the 500kV Pacific Intertie Separation on Wednesday, December 22, 1982" (WSCC Formal Review Committee)
1983
17.7
"Pacific Intertie 1,100 MW HVDC Expansion Project - Progress Report No. 2 - Project Design and WSCC System Performance Assessment"
1985
6.018
Bonneville Power Administration - Pacific Northwest-Southwest HVDC Intertie
1978-1981, 1983-1984
Folder
18.1
"Report on Feasibility of Upgrading the Pacific D-C Intertie to ± 500 kV" - 3 copies
1979
18.2
"Corona Phenomenon, Electric Field, and Ion Measurements at the Dalles HVDC Test Line to Determine Feasibility of Uprating the DC Intertie" (Chartier, Bracken, Stearns)
1979
18.3
BPA Technical Report - "The Investigation of the Loading Capability of Pacific DC Intertie - Celilo Equipment" (Branch of System Engineering)
1979
18.4
"Report on Feasibility of Upgrading the Pacific D-C Intertie to ± 500 kV" - 2 drafts
1978-1979
18.5
"Draft Final Report - Pacific HVDC Intertie Voltage Upgrading Project - Technical Consultants Study" (Chas T. Main, Inc.)
1980
18.6
Celilo uprate info - diagrams and specifications
1979-1981
18.7
HVDC Uprate to 3100 MW - binder w/ periodic reports
1983-1984
6.019
Bonneville Power Administration - Pacific Northwest-Southwest HVDC Intertie
1981
Folder
19.1
Final Report - "Pacific HVDC Intertie Voltage Upgrade Project - Technical Consultant Study" (Chas T. Main, Inc.)
1981
6.020
Bonneville Power Administration - Pacific Northwest-Southwest HVDC Intertie
1965-1974
Folder
20.1
Pacific Intertie - reports, correspondence, etc.
1965-1969
20.2
Pacific Intertie - reports, correspondence, etc.
1970-1974
6.021
Bonneville Power Administration - Pacific Northwest-Southwest HVDC Intertie
1975-1985; undated
Folder
21.1
Pacific Intertie - reports, correspondence, etc.
1975-1976
21.2
Pacific Intertie - reports, correspondence, etc.
1977-1979
21.3
Pacific Intertie - reports, correspondence, etc.
1980-1985; undated
6.022
Bonneville Power Administration - Correspondence and Administrative Records
1951, 1962-1965, 1967, 1969-1974, 1977, 1980, 1982
Folder
22.1
Seven copies of tabulated information on steam turbines and surface condensers (Allis Chalmers), handwritten notes
1951
22.2
ASEA - correspondence + maps and transparencies re: HVDC Transmission
1962-1963
22.3
Battelle Study on Utilization of Fly Ash - proposal, research report, monthly progress reports
1962-1965
22.4
BPA Relations with Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
1967
22.5
Technical Visits from foreign engineers
1969-1974
22.6
EPRI Regional Meeting - agenda, publications list
1977
22.7
BPA Mt. St. Helens - eruption and subsequent tests
1980
22.8
Oak Ridge Power Systems Technology Program
1982
6.023
Bonneville Power Administration - Correspondence and Administrative Records
1953, 1957, 1964-1977, 1979; undated
Folder
23.1
"Report on Special Assignment to U.S. Department of State Assistance to Malaysia and Thailand" (Eastvedt)
undated
23.2
"Conference on Universities and the Public Service"
1953
23.3
International Power Conference, Belgrade + HVDC Inspections - arrangements
1957
23.4
Wescon meeting - correspondence
1964
23.5
"Presentation by General Electric to the Federal Power Commission Special Task Force Relative to Use of Real-Time Computers for System Security"
1966
23.6
EHV Symposium + Gehrig European Trip Report
1965-1967
23.7
ASEA - Sweden trip for BPA inspection
1968
23.8
WSU Power Professorship & Thermal Power Option
1972-1973
23.9
Speeches by BPA Personnel (6 speeches)
1965-1976
23.10
BPA public involvement program
1977
23.11
Northwest Power Bill
1979
6.024
Bonneville Power Administration - Correspondence and Administrative Records
1976, 1978-1979, 1982-1983
Folder
24.1
"Investigation of Electrical Phenomena Associated with K. Richardson / N. Trapp BPA Claim" (West) + Judge's decision on Richardson Claim
1976; 1979
24.2
Fatality of John T. Zabriskie - Investigations
1976
24.3
Mystery Air Wave Impulse in Eugene
1978
24.4
"General Electric / Bonneville Power Administration Review"
1982
24.5
Trapp-Richardson Claim - materials
1982-1983
6.025
Bonneville Power Administration - Correspondence and Administrative Records
1969; undated
Folder
25.1
Contract, Newspaper Clipping, Relief Program (ConEd)
1969
25.2
Maps - 8B80 - 8B89
undated
25.3
Maps - 9B01 - 9B12
undated
25.4
Maps of Feeder Routes - Bay Ridge, Brooklyn & Queens
undated
25.5
Maps of Low Tension Mains & Service Plates
undated
6.026
Bonneville Power Administration - Correspondence and Administrative Records
1935, 1960, 1962-1965, 1971-1984; undated
Folder
26.1
Stability Study for City of Eugene (EC Starr) - final reports, correspondence, calculations
1935
26.2
Motor Starting Tests for City of Eugene Water Board (EC Starr)
1935
26.3
Eugene Water & Electric - blueprints
1960
26.4
California Water Project
1962-1965
26.6
Consulting Assignment - Sacramento Municipal Utility District
1971
26.7
Illinois Power Right-of-way condemnation
1972
26.8
EPRI - consulting position
Oct 1975 - Jan 1976
26.9
Deposition - Westinghouse/Foreign Switch Gear Manufacturing, EC Starr, EH Gehrig, and Ev Harrington
1979
26.10
Consulting Possibilities
1972-1982
26.11
Report to Long Island Lighting Co. of Base Load Alternatives for 1981-1984
26.12
Drawings of Royal Water Power Board, Sweden
undated
6.027
Bonneville Power Administration - Correspondence and Administrative Records
1937-1940, 1954-1955, 1967-1985
Folder
27.1
Westinghouse Price Sheets
1937-1940
27.2
Columbia Basin Inter-Agency Committee
1954-1955
27.3
Committee for Future Recognition of Professional Engineers
1969
27.4
IEEE Paper - "Engineering Registration in the Future" (Tynes) - Starr presented in New York
1971
27.5
BPA Engineering Review Board - materials and memos
1968-1985
27.6
Western Systems Coordinating Council
1967-1975
27.7
UN Economic and Social Council Committee on Electric Power
1978
27.8
EPRI Information Sheets (17) - Transmission planning, underground cables, HV Transmission, Insulation, Substations, Lightning Protection, Transformers
1979-1981
27.9
Portland Area Cooperative Precipitation Network - data and report
1983
6.028
Bonneville Power Administration - Correspondence and Administrative Records
1912-1947, 1951, 1957-1958, 1962-1963, 1965, 1967-1975, 1981, 1983
Folder
28.1
"Preliminary Instruction Book for Navy Model BN Radio Equipment"
1943
28.2
"Preliminary Instruction Book for Radio Equipment Model BN-1"
1944
28.3
"Preliminary Instruction Book for 1945 Signal Generator Equipment - Model LAF-1"
1945
28.4
"Preliminary Instruction Book for Pulse Analyzer Equipment Models AN/APA-6A and AN/SPA-1"
1945
28.5
Gibbs & Hill Inc. Photographs of Consulting Work
1912-1947
28.6
"Half a Century of Engineering Progress with Jackson & Moreland"
1951
28.7
Imatran Voimaa Osakeyhtiö 25 Vuotta (Finland) - untranslated
1957
28.8
Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) In Prospect and Retrospect
1958
28.9
Associates Buying Guides
1962-1963; 1965
28.10
Hughes Research Laboratories - publications on HVDC research
1967-1975
28.11
ASEA Journal
1981; 1983
28.12
"United States Energy Data Book" (General Electric)
1983
6.029
Bonneville Power Administration - Correspondence and Administrative Records
1954, 1964, 1966-1980, 1982, 1984; undated
Folder
29.1
Survey Team Report - personnel reductions
1954
29.2
Pumping Columbia River Water to Southwest
1964
29.3
Future of BPA
1966
29.4
Job Applications & resumes + proposed meeting with engineering department heads
1966-1975
29.5
10th Standard Handbook for Engineers - revision correspondence
1967
29.6
National Bureau of Standards Sale of Surplus High Voltage Equipment to BPA
1971
29.7
Siam Meeting - EC Starr gave presentation
1973
29.8
BPA - Adoption of Metric System in the Section
1975
29.9
Monthly lists of laboratory and technical reports
October 1976 - May 1979
29.10
Power Shortages - six speeches by Sterling Munro, BPA
1979-1980
29.11
"Technical Support Document for the proposed BPA Near-Term Resource Policy Statement"
1982
29.12
"Computer Aided Operation of Large Power Systems - summary report" (Zaborsky)
1984
29.13
BPA Unit 3 Technical Specs
undated
29.14
EC Starr BPA File Storage Info
undated
6.030
Bonneville Power Administration - Correspondence and Administrative Records
1923, 1940, 1952-1981; undated
Folder
30.1
Luckiamute Dam - measurements and graphs
1923
30.2
"Completion of North Bonneville Substation for 230 kV Operation"
1940
30.3
IBM Course - 'Data Processing for Engineering Executives' Poughkeepsie, NY - notebook, correspondence, transistors article, and Grand Coulee-Olympia Series Compensation Study (digital)
Dec 10-14, 1956
30.4
BPA Analyzer and Digital Computer - policies and studies
1952-1975
30.5
System Data
1966-1980
30.6
"1982-1982 F.Y. Transmission System Power Flows Jan and Aug Peak Loads Jan 1981-Aug 1986" (BPA)
1980
30.7
Steno Notebook - data, notes
1973-1981
30.8
DC Performance Oscillograms
undated
30.9
Handwritten notes and calculations
undated
6.031
Bonneville Power Administration - Correspondence and Administrative Records
1940-1969, 1974-1976
Folder
31.1
Unfiled correspondence, reports, and data
1940-1968
31.2
Unfiled correspondence, reports, and data
1969
31.3
Unfiled correspondence, reports, and data
1974
31.4
Unfiled correspondence, reports, and data
1975-1976
6.032
Bonneville Power Administration - Correspondence and Administrative Records
1977-1988; undated
Folder
32.1
"Time to Commercial Introduction of Electricity Generation Technologies" - questionnaire with 7 responses
undated
32.2
copies of correspondence - "reading file"
1979-1983
32.3
Unfiled correspondence, reports, and data
1977-1979
32.4
Unfiled correspondence, reports, and data
1980-1983
32.5
Unfiled correspondence, reports, and data
1984-1988; undated
6.033
Bonneville Power Administration - Correspondence and Administrative Records
1964
Folder
33.1
Atomic Energy Clearing House - Congressional Information Bureau, Inc.
1964

7:  United Nations Special Fund Assignment to India, 1957-1959Return to Top

2 boxes

This small series documents Starr's five-week United Nations consulting assignment in India, the government of which had issued a grant proposal for funds to support power engineering research. A testament to his prestige at that time, Starr was tasked with heading a review of the Indian request.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
7.001
United Nations Special Fund Assignment to India
1957-1959
Folder
1.1
Informational Materials
1957-1959
1.2
"India - a Reference Annual" (Publications Division)
1959
1.3
Expenses + Article in BPA Bulletin
1959
1.4
UN Assignment to India - correspondence
Jun - Aug 1959
7.002
United Nations Special Fund Assignment to India
1958-1959
Folder
2.1
Reports (Ministry of Irrigation and Power)
1958-1959
2.2
"Government of India Engineering Research Institute Proposals - Report of Inspection Tour and Discussion Meetings in India with Summary and Recommendations" (EC Starr)
1959
2.3
Correspondence
1959
2.4
Photostat material (Central Water and Power Commission)
1959

8:  Properties of Electricity, 1922-1982Return to Top

4 boxes

The four boxes comprising Series 8 consist of published and unpublished papers, laboratory data and other assorted materials related to the study of electricity. A subset of these items date to Eugene Starr's years as an undergraduate student at Oregon Agricultural College.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
8.001
Properties of Electricity
1938, 1940-1981; undated
Folder
1.1
"High Voltage Gaseous-Conductor Lamps" (McMillan & Starr)
undated
1.2
Calibration of Dynamometer, Induction Motor, Robbins & Meyers DC Motor
undated
1.3
Drafts of papers on various subjects
undated
1.4
Electric Field Around Points and Equivalent Circuit - drawings, calculations
undated
1.5
"A Low Frequency Harmonic Wave Analyzer" (Hall) - voltage and current wave distortion - draft and multiple final copies
1938
1.6
Measuring Equipment - drawings, parts lists
1940-1949
1.7
"Observations of 'Limiting' Effects of Oscillating Detector" (Huggins) - draft and figures
1943
1.8
Equivalent Reactance Tests - materials, diagrams
1947-1948
1.9
Ampere-Inch Curves
1950-1959
1.10
AC Machines
1942-1981
8.002
Properties of Electricity
1921-1982; undated
Folder
2.1
DC Motors - general notes
2.2
Surface Controlled Mercury Pool Rectifier (Libby)
2.3
"Ultra Short Wave Communication (Larson, Clothier)
1936
2.4
"Impulse Measurements by Repeated-Structure Networks" (Dawes, Thomas, Drought)
1949
2.5
"Bed-Wall Heat Transfer in Fluidized Systems" (Levenspiel)
1954
2.6
Electrostatic Phenomena - a history of electric and magnetic fields with photos
1957
2.7
"Weak A-C Systems - Response of AC/DC Systems with Low Short Circuit Capacity at the Receiving Terminals" (Clifford, Pokorny)
1968
2.8
Electrostatic Field Measurements (ERDA)
1976
2.9
Electricity - papers
1921-1982
8.003
Properties of Electricity
1922, 1924; undated
Folder
3.1
"Juice Reports" Alternating Current Generator Short Circuit Transient Characteristics - OSC oscillograms and notes
undated
3.2
OSC Test Oscillograms - starting current transients of a D-C motor
undated
3.3
OSC Test Oscillograms - voltage wave forms
undated
3.4
Test Results - multiple copies - incandescent lamp test, synchronous condenser test, composite load tests
3.5
"Instruction for Using the Type C Cathode Ray Oscillograph Tube"
1922
3.6
"The Cathode-Ray Oscillograph" (Dufour) - translation
1924
3.7
Fault Test Oscillographs - labeled "BBC Tests"
undated
8.004
Properties of Electricity
1970; undated
Folder
4.1
BPA Power System Oscillations
1970
4.2
Fault Current Wave Figures for AIEE Proceedings
undated

9:  Biographical, 1930-1987Return to Top

19 boxes

The Biographical series consists of Eugene Starr's personal correspondence, photographs and newspaper clippings, financial records, travel materials and a variety of mementos mostly relating to Starr's long career in electrical engineering.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
9.001
Personal Correspondence
1954-1980, 1984
Folder
1.1
Personal Correspondence
1954-1964
1.2
Personal Correspondence
1965-1971
1.3
Personal Correspondence
1972-1980
1.4
Personal Correspondence
1984
9.002
Personal Correspondence
1933, 1943-1983; undated
Folder
2.1
Personal notes, letters, calculations, stationary
undated
Box
2.2
Harold Rorden Materials, correspondence
1955-1959
Folder
2.3
Soviet EE Journals Editorial Board - correspondence re: translations (Ralph McElroy Co.)
1970-1971
2.4
Correspondence from Ivan Bloch - energy and power generation
1968-1974
2.5
Honorary Doctorate Testimonials - 25 letters of endorsement from friends and associates
1975
2.6
Christmas, birthday, farewell, & post cards
1933; 1962-1979; 1983
2.7
Letters
1943-1983
2.8
Telegrams and reply regarding offer from New York University to Eugene Starr to head Electrical Engineering Department
1946
9.003
Awards and Biographical Newspaper Clippings
1939-1985
Folder
3.1
Honors & Citations - incl. Distinguished Service Award citation & list of publications
1958
3.2
Department of the Interior 19th Honor Awards Convocation - program (5 copies)
1958
3.3
Professional Engineers of Oregon - Engineer of the Year
1965
3.4
Hungary Horse News Columbia Falls, MO - obituary on Hal Kanzler (OSU 1943)
Jan 27 1967
3.5
Harbishaw Award - congratulations, clippings
1968-1969
3.6
Hunting Clippings
1966-1979
3.7
IEEE Lamme Medal - congratulations, brochures, articles
1980
3.8
Articles and Clippings - including paper by EC Starr on being struck by lightning
1939-1983
3.9
"History of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, OSU"
1984
3.10
"Electrifying the Northwest: A Technical History of the Bonneville Power Administration" (first draft of contents)
1985
9.004
Travel Materials
1973; undated
Folder
4.1
"Iceland in Relation to the Mid-Atlantic Ridge" (Palmason, Soemundsson)
1973
4.2
Maps, Air Atlas', Travel Brochures
undated
9.005
Travel Materials
1958, 1969; undated
Folder
5.1
Personal Materials - European Tour
1958
5.2
Roadmaps for California and Oregon, Wallowa-Whitman National Forest brochure, WD-40 brochure, tourist information for Siberia/Soviet Union
5.3
Trip to Moscow - map, brochures, tourist info
1969
9.006
Photographs and Assorted Biographical Materials
1962, 1964-1977, 1983, 1985-1986; undated
Folder
6.1
"Sounds from Outer Space" - 45mm + "On the Track of Sasquatch"
undated
6.2
Dover Book Covers
undated
6.3
Assorted jokes and humorous anecdotes
undated
6.4
Oregon State Centennial ad
1968
6.5
Photographs - Personal
undated
6.6
Motor Trend magazine
June - July 1962
6.7
"A Visit to Atomics International" - a photo book including pictures of Starr
November 29-30, 1965
6.8
Boeing Supersonic Transport and 747 Brochures
1969
6.9
Time magazine
July 3, 1972
6.10
Newsletters - committee of concerned EE's, IEEE Professional Activities
1976-1977
6.11
News about Pay & Societies
1964-1977
6.12
The Planetary Report - periodical of the Planetary Society (6 issues)
1983; 1985-1986
9.007
French Magazines
1956, 1963-1965; undated
Folder
7.1
"Boulogne - Grand Porte de Peche" (Vercel)
1956
7.2
"Cahier de la Ceramique du Verre et des Arts du Feu" Volume 32
1963
7.3
"Cahier de la Ceramique du Verre et des Arts du Feu" Volume 33 (2 copies)
1964
7.4
"Cahier de la Ceramique du Verre et des Arts du Feu" Volume 34
1964
7.5
"Cahier de la Ceramique du Verre et des Arts du Feu" Volume 35 + supplement
1965
9.008
Photographs
1920-1929; undated
Folder
8.1
Photo Factory Camera Brochures
8.2
Photographs from General Electric High Voltage Lab, Pittsfield
1920-1929
8.3
Photos of EC Starr
8.4
Photos of Induced Lightning and Equipment
8.5
8x10 Photographs of HV Structures - labeled "Apollo"
undated
8.6
Photos of Little Weary Ridge
8.7
Photo of National Reactor Testing Station, Idaho
undated
9.009
Investment Information
1963-1965, 1976, 1980; undated
Folder
9.1
Mail to EC Starr
undated
9.2
Investment Materials - compound interest and annuity tables, unopened investment mail
1963-1964
9.3
Newberry's Annual Report
1965
9.4
GM Public Interest Report
1976
9.5
AMOCO Standard Oil Company publication
1980
9.010
Travel Vouchers and Reimbursement Forms
1961-1971
Folder
10.1
Travel and Transportation File - vouchers and reimbursement forms
1961-1966
10.2
Travel and Transportation File - vouchers and reimbursement forms
1967-1971
9.011
Travel Receipts, Vouchers and Reimbursement Forms
1960-1963, 1972-1976
Folder
11.1
Travel receipts
1960-1963
11.2
Travel and Transportation File - vouchers and reimbursement forms
1972-1976
9.012
Employment Records, Personal and Medical Data
1954-1983; undated
Folder
12.1
Eugene Starr - applications and forms for employment, professional societies, etc.
1956-1977
12.2
Personal and Medical Data - passport information, government driver's license renewals, job description - chief engineer
12.3
Starr Employment Records
1954-1983
9.013
Mementos and Keepsakes
undated
Folder
13.1
3 mementos - battery, cable, insulator
undated
13.2
Corona cyclograms - framed graphs
undated
13.3
Westinghouse 1945 diary - unused, General Electric 1949 diary - sparsely used
undated
13.4
Sparkover - framed photo
undated
13.5
United Airlines - 1,000,000 Miler Plaque
undated
9.014
Mementos and Keepsakes
1930, 1952; undated
Folder
14.1
"Measurements" (Lord Kelvin) + Photo of Lightning
undated
14.2
Dance card from OSU Associated Engineers Winter Informal
1930
14.3
ENEL briefcase
14.4
Steno notebook - notes on various topics
14.5
Samples of rubber from Allis-Chalmers Transformer Engineering Section
1952
9.015
Mementos and Keepsakes
undated
Folder
15.1
Eugene Starr Business Cards
15.2
MICO Instrument Company - metal shavings for Electrical Engineering Department
9.016
Directories
1983-1988
Folder
16.1
BPA - Ross Complex Telephone Directory
1983
16.2
BPA directory
1986
16.3
BPA Staffing Charts by Organization
1986
16.4
BPA Telephone Supplement + update
1985; 1987
16.5
Federal Telecommunications System - Telephone User's Guide
1984
16.6
IEEE Power Engineering Society Organization Manual and Membership Directory
1984
16.7
Professional Engineers of Oregon 1984/1985 Directory
16.8
Professional Engineers of Oregon 1986/1987 Directory
16.9
Professional Engineers of Oregon 1987/1988 Directory
16.10
US Department of Energy Telephone Directory
1987
9.017
Directories
1972-1975, 1982-1985
Folder
17.1
U.S. National Committee CIGRE 1972/1975 Directory
17.2
1983 Directory of U.S. National Committee CIGRE
17.3
1985 Directory of U.S. National Committee CIGRE
17.4
National Academy of Engineering of the United States of America - Directory of Members and Foreign Associates July 1983
17.5
Organization and Members NAS/NAE/IOM/NRC 1982-1983
17.6
Organization and Members NAS/NAE/IOM/NRC 1983-1984
9.018
Telephone / Business Card Files
undated
Folder
18.1
2 Telephone / Business Card Files from desk
9.019
Telephone / Business Card File
undated
Folder
19.1
Telephone / Business Card File

10:  Class Materials, 1934-1956Return to Top

4 boxes

Lectures and curricula developed by Starr for use in the classroom are collected in Series 10. Most of the items in the Class Materials series date to Starr's twenty-seven years on staff at Oregon Agricultural College, known later in his tenure as Oregon State College.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
10.001
Class Materials
1939-1952, 1955-1956; undated
Folder
1.1
EE 311 - Water Rheostat Assignment
undated
1.2
EE 312 - Transformers - lecture notes, labs, materials
1939-1952
1.3
EE 321-2-3 - Electrical Laboratory
1935-1936
1.4
EE 321-2-3 Synchronous Motors
1941-1942
1.5
EE 355 - Ignition
undated
1.6
EE 405/505 - Synchronous Machines
1955-1956
1.7
EE 405/AST 403 - Introduction to Tensor Analysis - class materials
undated
1.8
Transformer Characteristics - class materials
1943
10.002
Class Materials
1934, 1938-1942, 1948-1949; undated
Folder
2.1
EE 414 - Electrical Design
2.2
EE 416 - Electrical Circuits - Transients
2.3
EE 422 - Synchronous Machines
1938-1942
2.4
EE 423 - Power Transmission - outlines - originals and duplicates
2.5
EE 432 - Induction machines - class materials
2.6
"Induction Motor Characteristics" (Wagner) - student assignment
1934
2.7
"Induction Machines - EE 432" (Schaufelberger) - student assignment
1948
2.8
"Electric Power Systems - EE 541,542,543" (Armstrong)
1948-1949
2.9
"Electric Power Systems - EE 541,2,3" (Gehrig)
1949
10.003
Class Materials
1942-1943
Folder
3.1
Army Specialized Training (AST) Course Outlines
1943
3.2
AST 403 - Electrical Measurements
1942-1943
3.3
AST 405 - Electric and Magnetic Phenomena
1943
3.4
AST 414 - Electric Circuits - experiments, lecture notes
1943
3.5
AST 415 - Electronics and Associated Circuits - lecture notes, labs, quizzes
1943
3.6
AST 416 - Electric Circuits - Transients
1943
3.7
AST 417 - Electric Circuits - Distributed Constants
1943
3.8
AST 420 - High Frequency and Ultra High Frequency (UHF) Circuits
1943
3.9
AST 426 - Radiation & Propagation
1943
10.004
Class Materials
1943, 1949; undated
Folder
4.1
Electromagnetic Radiation and Induction - lecture notes (EC Starr)
1943
4.2
"Transmission Line Problem" (Beauchamp)
1949
4.3
Harmonic Analysis, Wave Mixing - lecture notes (EC Starr) - originals and carbons
undated
4.4
Heaviside operators, root-square method, equivalent operators - class materials
undated
4.5
Lecture Notes and Class Materials - misc.
undated