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

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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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referencedIn Robert R. McMath Papers, 1916-1962 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Merrill, Paul W. (Paul Willard), 1887-1961. Papers of Paul W. Merrill, 1922-1961. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Babcock, Harold Delos, 1882-1968. Fiftieth anniversary dinner for Walter Sydney Adams [sound recording] / 1954 December 20. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Merrill, Paul W. (Paul Willard), 1887-1961. Memories of George E. Hale and Mount Wilson [sound recording] / 1953. 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 McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962. Robert R. McMath papers, 1916-1962. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Burbidge, E. Margaret. Oral history interview with Margaret Burbidge, 1978 July 13. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Joy, Alfred H. (Alfred Harrison), 1882-1973. Papers of Alfred Harrison Joy, 1910-1972. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Archive for the History of Quantum Physics, 1898-1950 (bulk), 1898-1950 American Philosophical Society
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associatedWith American Physical Society and American Philosophical Society. corporateBody
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associatedWith Bauer, Edmond, 1880-1963 person
associatedWith Becquerel, Jean, 1878-1953 person
associatedWith Benedicks, Carl Axel Fredrik, 1875-1953 person
associatedWith Berliner, Arnold, 1862-1942 person
associatedWith Birge, Raymond T., (Raymond Thayer), 1887-1980 person
associatedWith Bohr, Niels Henrik David, 1885-1962 person
associatedWith Born, Max, 1882-1970 person
associatedWith Breit, Gregory, 1899-1981 person
associatedWith Broglie, Louis de, 1892-1987 person
associatedWith Burbidge, E. Margaret. person
associatedWith Campbell, Leon, 1881-1951. person
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associatedWith Compton, Arthur Holly, 1892-1962 person
associatedWith Coster, Dirk, 1889-1950 person
associatedWith Darwin, Charles Galton, Sir, 1887-1962 person
associatedWith Debye, Peter J. W., (Peter Josef William), 1884-1966 person
associatedWith Dieke, Gerhard Heinrich, 1901-1965 person
associatedWith Dirac, P. A. M., (Paul Adrien Maurice), 1902-1984 person
associatedWith Eddington, Arthur Stanley, Sir, 1882-1944 person
associatedWith Ehrenfest, Paul, 1880-1933 person
associatedWith Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 person
associatedWith Fermi, Enrico, 1901-1954 person
associatedWith Fokker, A. D., (Adriaan Daniel), 1887-1972 person
associatedWith Fowler, A., (Alfred), 1868-1940 person
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associatedWith Gerlach, Walther, 1889-1979 person
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associatedWith Kayser, H., (Heinrich), 1853-1940 person
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associatedWith Laue, Max von, 1879-1960 person
associatedWith London, Fritz, 1900-1954 person
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associatedWith Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937 person
associatedWith Scheel, Karl, 1866-1936 person
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associatedWith Thomson, J. J., Sir, (Joseph John), 1856-1940 person
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associatedWith Weisskopf, Victor Frederick, 1908-2002 person
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Astronomical spectroscopy
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Astronomy--Research
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Birth 1887-08-15

Death 1961-07-19

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