Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

John C. Ringle Papers, 1960-2012

John C. Ringle, ca. 1980s.

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MSS Ringle

The John C. Ringle Papers are comprised of materials generated and assembled by John C. Ringle a professor of Nuclear Engineering at Oregon State University. The collection, which contains material spanning 1960 to 2012, includes correspondence, publications by Ringle, research and instruction materials, documentation from the American Nuclear Society and other professional organizations, and records from the OSU Department of Nuclear Engineering and the OSU Radiation Center. The Ringle Papers document John Ringle's career, the history of OSU's nuclear engineering program, and the controversial issue of nuclear power in the United States during the 20th century.

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Scope and Content Note


5.4 cubic feet; 17 boxes, including 1 3.5" floppy disk (346 kB) and 42 photographs


The John C. Ringle Papers are arranged in four series: Series I: Correspondence, 1965-2001; Series II: Research & Publications, 1960-2012; Series III: Professional & Civic Activities, 1969-2007; Series IV: OSU Department of Nuclear Engineering Records, 1963-2008.

Related Papers

Other materials pertaining to nuclear energy research and technology at OSU and beyond include the Barton C. Hacker Papers, Barton C. and Sally L. Hacker Nuclear Affairs Collection, Charter Heslep Papers, Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Papers, E. Dale Trout Papers, Radiation Center Records (RG 202), "How OSU Grew Nuclear Science" Oral Histories, and the History of Atomic Energy Collection.

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