The History of OSA
In 1973, OSA president-elect Dow Smith wrote
to several previous OSA presidents and medalists,
asking them to recount memories from OSA
meetings. This article captures the responses of
past presidents George Harrison (1945-1946) and
Stanley Ballard (1963), and the 1973 C.E.K. Mees
medalist Erik Ingelstam.
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