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A Unique Institution: The History of NBS, 1950-1969

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Author(s)

E Passaglia, K A. Beal

Abstract

A follow-on to Measures for Progress by Rexmond C. Cochrane, this work covers the history of the National Bureau of Standards (NBS) from 1950-1969. While the book focuses on technical work, the management and administration of the Bureau are also discussed. A companion volume covers the period 1969-1993 including the transition from NBS to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (see NIST SP 955).
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 925
Report Number
925

Keywords

history-NIST, NBS, NIST

Citation

Passaglia, E. and Beal, K. (1999), A Unique Institution: The History of NBS, 1950-1969, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.SP.925 (Accessed May 30, 2024)

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Created June 30, 1999, Updated September 20, 2022