The Warren M. Washington Collection: Scope and Contents


The archival papers of Warren M. Washington, covering the period 1963-2014, document his scientific, professional, and advisory activities, as well as his significant contributions to diversity issues, particularly the enhancement of opportunities for people of color in science. The Warren M. Washington Papers are housed at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Archives in Boulder, Colorado. Researchers wishing to use the collection are encouraged to contact the NCAR Archives for more information.

Description of the Collection

These papers document the career of Warren M. Washington, whose research has focused on atmospheric computer models and climate research. Included are records that trace his work on issues of diversity in science and his longtime role in numerous professional committees and organizations, as well as advisor role to many governmental agencies and programs.

His contributions to the field of atmospheric science are described in extensive files of correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, lectures, articles and manuscript drafts, teaching materials, notes and calculations, clippings, awards, publications, film, and photographs.


Collection Guides

Warren M. Washington Papers

American Meteorological Society (AMS) Oral History Project

NCAR/UCAR Oral History Collection