Asaph Hall Papers 1837-1983 (bulk 1860-1920)


Asaph Hall Papers 1837-1983 (bulk 1860-1920)

Astronomer. Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, writings, scientific notebooks, biographical material, family papers, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to astronomers Asaph Hall (1829-1907) and his son, Asaph Hall (1859-1930). Documents the career of Asaph Hall (1829-1907) at the United States Naval Observatory, Washington, D.C. and to his discovery of the moons of Mars.

1,000 items; 7 containers plus 1 oversize; 3.8 linear feet


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