Hubble, Edwin Powell, 1889-1953

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Edwin Powell Hubble, American observational astronomer, Chairman of the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories Research Committee. In 1938, Hubble was elected Trustee of the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.

From the description of Papers of Edwin Powell Hubble, 1900-1989. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122551882

Astronomer (extragalactic astronomy and cosmology). Researcher, Yerkes Observatory, 1914-1917; on the staff of Mt. Wilson and Palomar Observatories from 1919; and chief ballistician and director, Supersonic Wind Tunnels Laboratory, Ballistic Research Laboratory, U.S. War Department, 1942-1946.

From the description of Selected papers [microform], 1900-1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80923392

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referencedIn Arp, Halton C. Oral history interview with Halton Christian Arp, 1975 July 29. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Van de Kamp, Peter, 1901-. Dedication of McDonald Observatory at Fort Davis, Texas [motion picture] / taken by Peter Van de Kamp. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Center for History of Physics (American Institute of Physics). History of Modern Astrophysics Archives, 1976-1979. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Humason, Milton L. (Milton La Salle), 1891-1972. Papers of Milton La Salle Humason, 1930-1952. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Schwarzschild, Martin. Oral history interview with Martin Schwarzschild, 1977 March 10 to 19 July 1979. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Schwarzschild, Martin. Oral history interview with Martin Schwarzchild, 1977 September 27. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Hubble, Edwin Powell, 1889-1953. Edwin Hubble papers. [1910-1950], [microform] Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963. Aldous Huxley oral history papers 1985-1990. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Bowen, Ira Sprague, 1898-1973. Papers of Ira Sprague Bowen, 1940-1973. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Homer D. Crotty papers and addenda, 1859-2011 The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens Manuscripts Department
referencedIn Babcock, Horace W. Oral history interview with Horace W. Babcock, 1977, July 25. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Sandage, Allan. Oral history interview with Allan R. Sandage, 1978 May 22 and 23. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963. Goodwin Weinberg collection of Aldous Huxley, 1908-1961 (bulk 1920-1955) Princeton University Library
referencedIn Bondi, Hermann. Oral history interview with Hermann Bondi, 1978 March 20. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Hubble, Edwin Powell, 1889-1953. Papers of Edwin Powell Hubble, 1900-1989. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn George Sarton additional papers, 1901-1956. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Hoffleit, Dorrit. Oral history interview with Ellen Dorrit Hoffleit, 1979 August 4. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Mayall, N. U. (Nicholas Ulrich), 1906-1993. Oral history interview with Nicholas Mayall, 1977 February 13. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Robertson, H. P. (Howard Percy), 1903-1961. Papers, 1925-1980, (bulk 1936-1966) American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Humason, Milton Lasell, 1891-1972. Oral history interview with Milton Lasell Humason, ca. 1965. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Shane, Charles Donald, 1895-1983. Oral history interview with Charles Donald Shane, 1977 February 11. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Shane, Charles Donald, 1895-1983. Oral history interview with Charles Donald Shane, 1967, 11 and 14 July. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn History of Modern Astrophysics Collection, 1849-1979 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Mayall, N. U. (Nicholas Ulrich), 1906-1993. Oral history interview with Nicholas Mayall, 1976 June 3. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Atkinson, Robert d'Escourt, 1898-1982. Oral history interview with Robert d'Escourt Atkinson, 1977. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn McVittie, George C. (George Cunliffe). Oral history interview with George C. McVittie, 1978 March 21. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955. Speech : California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Calif., 1931 Jan. 15. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Swope, Henrietta Hill, 1902-1980. Oral history interview with Henrietta Hill Swope, 1977 August 3. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn McCrea, William Hunter. Oral history interview with William Hunter McCrea, 1978 September 22. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Morgan, W. W. (William Wilson), 1906-1994. Oral history interview with W.W. Morgan, 1978 August 8 and 9. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Hale, George Ellery, 1868-1938. Mount Wilson Director's papers, 1901-1925. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Seares, Frederick Hanley, 1873-. Papers of Frederick Hanley Seares, 1909-1945 (bulk 1909-1940). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Abell, George O. (George Ogden), 1927-1983. Oral history interview with George Ogden Abell, 1977 November 14. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Wilson, Olin, C., 1909-1994. Oral history interview with Olin C. Wilson, 1978 July 11. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Greenstein, Jesse L. (Jesse Leonard), 1909-2002. Oral history interview with Jesse Leonard Greenstein, 1982 February 25, and March 16 and 23, 1982. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Hubble, Edwin Powell, 1889-1953. Selected papers [microform], 1900-1960. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Bowen, Ira Sprague, 1898-1973. Oral history interview with Ira Sprague Bowen, 1968 August 9 and 26 August 1969. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Greenstein, Jesse L. (Jesse Leonard), 1909-2002. Oral history interview with Jesse Leonard Greenstein, 1974 July 31. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Reynolds, John Henry, 1874-1949. Papers, 1921-1936. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Wesselink, Adriaan J., 1909-. Oral history interview with Adriann J. Wesselink, 1977 September 23 and 1978 June 21. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Baron, 1878-1957. In memory of Dr. Edwin Hubble: poem [1953] University of Michigan
creatorOf Hubble, Edwin Powell, 1889-1953. Correspondence, 1910-1959 [microform]. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
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associatedWith Abell, George O. (George Ogden), 1927-1983. person
associatedWith Arp, Halton C. person
associatedWith Atkinson, Robert d'Escourt, 1898-1982. person
associatedWith Babcock, Horace W. person
associatedWith Bondi, Hermann. person
associatedWith Bowen, Ira Sprague, 1898-1973. person
associatedWith Bush, Vannevar, 1890-1974. person
associatedWith Center for History of Physics (American Institute of Physics). corporateBody
associatedWith Crotty, Homer D. person
associatedWith Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Baron, 1878-1957. person
associatedWith Eddington, Arthur Stanley, Sir, 1882-1944. person
associatedWith Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955. person
associatedWith Greenstein, Jesse L. (Jesse Leonard), 1909-2002. person
associatedWith Hale, George Ellery, 1868-1938. person
associatedWith Haskins, Caryl Parker, 1908- person
associatedWith Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery corporateBody
associatedWith Hoffleit, Dorrit. person
associatedWith Hubble, Grace Burke, d. 1980. person
associatedWith Humason, Milton Lasell, 1891-1972. person
associatedWith Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963. person
associatedWith Mayall, N. U. (Nicholas Ulrich), 1906-1993. person
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associatedWith Robertson, H. P. (Howard Percy), 1903-1961. person
associatedWith Sandage, Allan. person
correspondedWith Sarton, George, 1884-1956 person
associatedWith Schwarzschild, Martin. person
associatedWith Seares, Frederick Hanley, 1873- person
associatedWith Shane, Charles Donald, 1895-1983. person
associatedWith Shapley, Harlow, 1885-1972. person
associatedWith Sitter, Willem de. person
associatedWith Sproul, Robert Gordon, 1891-1975. person
associatedWith Struve, Otto, 1897-1963. person
associatedWith Swope, Henrietta Hill, 1902-1980. person
associatedWith Van de Kamp, Peter, 1901- person
associatedWith Wesselink, Adriaan J., 1909- person
associatedWith Wilson, Olin, C., 1909-1994. person
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Birth 1889-11-20

Death 1953-09-28

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