Personal Stories

Did you know Doc Edgerton? What do you most remember, and how has it affected your life? Here are some personal stories submitted by people whose lives were impacted by Doc Edgerton. Tell your story.

1Doc Edgerton as Match-Maker Dr. Carol T. West
2Art Drake and Doc at Eniwetok in the 1950sArthur Drake, an associate / friend
of Doc Edgerton's from the 1940s until his passing in 1982
3Memories of Doc in the 1950sDean C. Andrus (MIT EE '59)
4Doc’s Legacy at EG&G: Global Environmental & Oceanographic Systems Doug Leaffer
5Doc’s Strobe Lights on Boston’s Prudential Tower - John Krout (MIT, 1970s)
6Doc, Bats and Rattlesnakes in the 1930s and '40sG. E. Folk
7“You Should Read Ben Franklin’s Autobiography” — Doc Was Right Brewster Kahle (MIT 1982)
8My Senior Thesis Advisor, Doc EdgertonJoe Parchesky (MIT, EE 1964)
9Doc’s “Family” of Students in the 1960sBarry Rosof