Goldberg, Leonard D.

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Died 1987.

From the description of Oral history interview with Leo Goldberg, 1978 May 16 to 1982. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79357855

Leo Goldberg (1913-1987), Astronomer. Astronomy Department at the University of Michigan (1946-1960); election to the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (1958); chaired the Astronomy Department and Higgins Professor of Astronomy, Harvard University (1960-1971); Director of the Harvard College Observatory (1966-1971); Chair of NASA's Astronomy Missions Board (1967-1970); Director of Kitt Peak National Observatory (1971-1977): President of the International Astronomical Union; and the first incumbent of the Martin Marietta Chair of Space History at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1977.

From the description of Oral history interview with Leo Goldberg, 1983, February 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154303544

From the description of Oral History interview with Leo Goldberg, 1983A, August 9 and October 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154305615

Leo Goldberg (1913-1987) was appointed in 1941 to the McMath-Hulbert Observatory at the University of Michigan, and became chairman of the astronomy department there in 1946, along with becoming director of the observatory. Goldberg was Higgins Professor of Astronomy at Harvard from 1960-1971 and director of the Harvard College Observatory from 1966-1971. In 1971, he became director of the National Observatory at Kitt Peak, Arizona. There he remained until 1977, when he became the first incumbent of the Martin Marietta Chair of Space History at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

From the description of Papers of Leo Goldberg, 1933-1987 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76976761

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referencedIn Newell, Homer Edward, 1915-. Oral history interview with Homer Edward Newell, 1980 July 17 and October 20. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn American Tentative Society. Rennie Taylor Symposium on the new Astronomy raw footage [videorecording] ; 1982 February 15 to 18. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy. Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy records, 1953-1974. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Edmondson, Frank K. (Frank Kelley), 1912-. History of AURA : interviews and documentation, 1978-1991. 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
creatorOf University of Michigan. Observatory. Observatory (University of Michigan) records, 1855-1977. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Harvard College Observatory. Records of the Director, Leo Goldberg, ca.1960-1970 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Van de Kamp, Peter, 1901-. Symposium on the galaxy [motion picture] / taken by Peter Van de Kamp, 1950. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962. Robert R. McMath papers, 1916-1962. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn King, Ivan R. Oral history interview with Ivan Robert King, 1977 July 18 and 20 July 1978. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn American Astronomical Society. Office of the Treasurer. Records of Frank K. Edmondson, 1898-1979. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Friedman, Herbert, 1916-2000. Oral history interview with Herbert Friedman, 1980 August 21. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Goldberg, Leo. Papers of Leo Goldberg, 1933-1987 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Roman, Nancy Grace, 1925-. Oral history interview with Nancy Grace Roman, 1980 August 19. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Goldberg, Leo. Oral History interview with Leo Goldberg, 1983A, August 9 and October 10. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Goldberg, Leo. Oral history interview with Leo Goldberg, 1983, February 22. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Leighton, Robert B. Oral history interview with Robert Benjamin Leighton, 1977 July 29 and August 5. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn MacKenzie, John K. Science and engineering television journal: observatories in space [motion picture] / presented by the American Astronomical Society ; produced by John K. MacKenzie ; directed by Bud Myers ; 1965 Jan 13. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn O'Dell, C. Robert (Charles Robert), 1937-. Oral history interview with Charles Robert O'Dell, 1985 May 21 to 23. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Goldberg, Leo. Informal moments, International Astronomical Union General Assembly, Zurich, 1948 [motion picture] / photographed by Leo Goldberg. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf University of Michigan. Observatory. Observatory (University of Michigan) records, 1855-1985. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Goldberg, Leo. Oral history interview with Leo Goldberg, 1978 May 16 to 1982. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Otis, Charles Herbert, 1886-. Charles Herbert Otis papers, 1913-1958. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Hoffleit, Dorrit. Oral history interview with Ellen Dorrit Hoffleit, 1979 August 4. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Field, George B., 1929-. Oral history interview with George Brooks Field, 1980 July 14 and 15. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Goldberg, Leo. Leo Goldberg: Photograph Albums, 1960-1975 Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Newkirk, Gordon Allen, 1928-. Oral History interview with Gordon Allen Newkirk, 1983. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Aller, Lawrence H. (Lawrence Hugh), 1913-2003. Oral history interview with Lawrence H. Aller, 1979 August 18. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962. Robert R. McMath papers, 1916-1912. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn National Air and Space Museum. Dept. of Space History. The Space Astronomy Oral History Project, 1981-1986. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
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associatedWith Webb, James E. person
associatedWith Whipple, Fred L. (Fred Lawrence), 1906-2004. person
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