American Astronomical Society. Historical Astronomy Division.

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The American Astronomical Society (AAS) was founded in 1899 as the Astronomical and Astrophysical Society of America. The name changed in 1914. Its purpose is the advancement of astronomy and closely related branches of science. The Society became an Associate Member of the American Institute of Physics in 1958 and has been a full Member Society since 1966. It is also affiliated with the International Astronomical Union. The Historical Astronomy Division of AAS was founded in 1980 to "advance interest in topics related to the historical nature of astronomy," which includes history of astronomy, archaeoastronomy, and the application of historical records to modern astrophysical problems.

From the description of Addition to records: obituary files, 1995-1998. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77931107

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creatorOf American Astronomical Society. Historical Astronomy Division. Addition to records: obituary files, 1995-1998. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
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associatedWith Barnothy, Madeleine F., 1904- person
associatedWith Chandrasekhar, S. 1910- person
associatedWith De Vaucouleurs, Gérard, 1918-1995. person
associatedWith Doggett, LeRoy E. person
associatedWith Fowler, William A. person
associatedWith Jacchia, Luigi G. person
associatedWith Mayall, Margaret W. person
associatedWith Ney, Edward Purdy, 1920- person
associatedWith Nier, Alfred O. 1911-1994. person
associatedWith Oliver, Bernard M., 1916- person
associatedWith Page, Thornton. person
associatedWith Price, Jill S. person
associatedWith Shuter, W. L. H. 1936- person
associatedWith Van de Kamp, Peter, 1901- person
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