Frank N. M. Brown Papers
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Papers documenting Brown's work in flow visualization, including manuscripts, printed material, 35mm slides, and 8mm and 16mm film.
- Creation: 1942-1978
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Frank N.M. Brown was head of Notre Dame's Aeronautical Engineering Department from its inception in 1935 until 1966. He stayed on as a professor until 1969. In 1943 he was commissioned by the U.S. State Department to spend a year in China evaluating education efforts. Professor Brown pioneered flow visualization through the invention of a space time recorder, smoke tunnel, and other devices. He died in December of 1976.
4 linear inches. 7 linear inches of films. 7 linear inches of slides.
- Frank N. M. Brown Papers
- University of Notre Dame Archives
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