V. M. Slipher Collection 1899/1965


V. M. Slipher Collection 1899/1965

The V.M. Slipher Collection contains the publications, papers, and correspondence of one of Lowell Observatory's longest-tenured astronomers. In addition to Slipher's published papers and letters, the collection includes his research notes on spiral nebulae (galaxies), stars, the Sun, Moon, planets, comets, and aurorae.

29 linear ft.



SNAC Resource ID: 6633137

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Slipher, Vesto Melvin, 1875-1969

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Astronomer. From the description of Letters to Dr. William Lowe Bryan, President of Indiana University, (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81212201 Vesto Melvin Slipher was born on November 11, 1875 in Mulberry, Indiana. He was educated first at a high school in Frankfort, Indiana and later at the University of Indiana at Bloomington. Here, he received a bachelors degree in mechanics and astronomy in 1901, a masters degree in 1903, and a Ph.D in 1909. He began work ...