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.
Electric Shock Induced by Lightning Stroke
by Eugene C. Starr. October 1941. 3 pages.
115 linear feet; 235 boxes
The Starr Papers have received a preliminary arrangement into ten subject-specific series. Further organization within each series is forthcoming.