Merrill, Paul W. (Paul Willard), 1887-1961

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Dates:
Birth 1887-08-15
Death 1961-07-19

Biographical notes:

Paul Willard Merrill (1887-1961) was one of the pioneers of stellar spectroscopy, and his research was carried out at the Lick Observatory (1908-1913), the University of Michigan (1913-1916), the U.S. Bureau of Standards (1916-1919), the Harvard College Observatory (1917), and the Mount Wilson Observatory (1919-1961).

From the description of Papers of Paul W. Merrill, 1922-1961. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122540496

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Subjects:

  • Astronomers--Archives
  • Astronomers--Correspondence
  • Astronomical spectroscopy
  • Astronomy--History--20th century--Sources
  • Astronomy--Research

Occupations:

  • Astronomers

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • California, Southern (as recorded)