Papers, 1917-1982


Papers, 1917-1982

2 cartons, 1 file box, 16 photograph folders/volumes

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Ben-Gurion, David, 1886-1973 (person)

Hamilton, Alice (person)

Following is a chronology of AH's life and work. For further information, see Notable American Women: The Modern Period and AH's autobiography , Exploring the Dangerous Trades (Boston: Little, Brown, 1942). See also Hamilton family papers (MC 278), available on microfilm (M-24). 1869 1886 -born in New York city; raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana ...

Gaposchkin, Cecilia Helena Payne, 1900-1979 (person)

Celilia Helena Payne Gaposchkin (1900-1979) taught astronomy at Harvard. She earned her AB at Newnham College, Cambridge University in 1923 and a Ph.D. from Radcliffe College in 1925. She began working at the Harvard Observatory in 1923. She was the Phillips Astronomer at the Harvard Observatory in 1938, Professor of Astronomy, 1956-1966, Chair of the Astronomy Department, 1956-1960 (the first female department Chair at Harvard) and Phillips Professor of Astronomy, Emerita, from 1967; at the tim...

Hamilton, Margaret (Margaret A.) (person)

Epithet: natural daughter of James, 2nd Marquis of Hamilton, and wife of John, 1st Baron Belhaven British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001299.0x000154 ...

Bok, Bart, 1906- (person)

David Swope Jr. (person)

Swope, Gerard, 1905- (person)

Hill family, (family)

Adams, Adeline (person)

Swope, John (person)

Technicon, Israel, (Institute of Technology) (corporateBody)

Technicon (Institute of Technology) (corporateBody)

Hill, Sarah C. (Sarah Chapman), 1875- (person)

Cannon, Annie Jump, 1863-1941 (person)

Annie Jump Cannon (1863-1941) was the first astronomer to systematically classify the stars. She classified stars according to their stellar spectra using a procedure set up by Williamina Fleming. She is credited with classifying 400,000 stellar bodies and discovering more than 300 variable stars, 5 novae, and one spectroscopic binary. After earning a B.S. at Wellesley College in 1884, she spent the next ten years both at home and travelling abroad. She returned to Wellesley in 1894 for graduate...

McGuire, Dorothy, 1918-2001 (person)

Plaut, Lucas (person)

Burbridge, Margaret (person)

Barnard: Student Loan Fund (corporateBody)

Baade, Walter, 1893-1960 (person)

Wilhelm Heinrich Walter Baade (1893-1960) was a German-born astronomer who joined the staff of the Mount Wilson Observatory in 1931. From the description of Papers of Walter Baade, 1915-1960. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122540492 ...

Margaret Thomson (person)

Mt. Wilson Observatory (corporateBody)

Palomar Observatories (corporateBody)

Swope, Mary Hill (person)

Henrietta Hill Swope, 1902-1982 (person)

HHS, astronomer, was the eldest child of Gerard and Mary Dayton (Hill) Swope; her mother was the daughter of Thomas Hill, president of Harvard University, 1862-1868. She received her A.B. from Barnard College in 1926 and her A.M. from Radcliffe College in 1928. In 1936, while assistant at the Harvard Observatory (1928-1942), she was a member of the expedition sent jointly by the Harvard Observatory and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to study the solar eclipse in Soviet Ce...

Dorothea Swope (person)

Lucy Swope (person)

Mary Norton Allen (person)

Dorothy (McGuire) Swope (person)

Burbridge, Eleanor Margaret (person)

Shapley, Harlow, 1885-1972 (person)

Astronomer (galaxies, photometry, spectroscopy) and administrator. Astronomer, Mount Wilson Observatory, 1914-1921; director, Harvard Observatory, 1921-1952; on the astronomy faculty at Harvard from 1952. From the description of Papers [microform], 1910-1923. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80523781 Harlow Shapley (1885-1972) was an astronomer. Shapley served as director of the Harvard College Observatory and was a professor at Harvard University, eventually he became the Pai...

Swope, David (person)

Harlow Shapley (person)

Harwood, Margaret, 1885-1979. (person)

Astronomer (Radcliffe, A.B., 1907; University of California, A.M., 1916), Harwood directed the Maria Mitchell Observatory (1916-1957) in Nantucket, Mass. From the description of Letters, 1930-1938 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122561829 Astronomer (Radcliffe, A.B., 1907, University of California, A.M., 1916), Harwood directed the Nantucket Maria Mitchell Observatory, (1916-1957). Her particular field was photometry, measuring variation in the light o...

Swope family (family)

Harvard Astronomical Observatory (corporateBody)

Hamilton, Edith, 1867-1963 (person)

Classicist (Bryn Mawr College, A.B. and A.M., 1894), Hamilton was headmistress of the Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore (1896-1922), and an author and translator of numerous books, including The Greek Way (1930) and The Roman Way (1932). From the description of Papers, 1922-1961 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122565735 ...

Bok, Priscilla (person)

Barnard College (corporateBody)

Barnard College was given its first provisional charter by the Regents of the State of New York on Aug. 8, 1889. From the description of Barnard College charters and statutes, 1934-1988. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 275960020 Junior Month was a summer project in sociological theory and practice founded in 1917 and supervised by the Charity Organization Society of New York City. In a one month period juniors from twelve eastern colleges a...

Elizabeth (Hill) Worcester (person)

Julie Swope (person)

Baade, Hanni (person)

Boyd, Constance (person)

Yoshiko family (family)

Swope, Gerard, 1872-1958 (person)