Astrophysical Journal. Records 1894-1951


Astrophysical Journal. Records 1894-1951

Astrophysical Journal is a prominent research journal devoted to astronomy and astrophysics. Founded in 1895 by George E. Hale and James E. Keeler, Astrophysical Journal and its supplement series are published by the University of Chicago Press for the American Astronomical Society. This collection contains the administrative correspondence of several notable editors of the journal, including Edwin B. Frost, Henry H. Gale, Otto Struve, and W. W. Morgan, spanning from 1894 to 1951.



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Frost, Edwin Brant, 1866-1935 (person)

Astronomer. Dartmouth College, A. B. 1886; A. M. 1889; D. Sc. 1911; D. Sc. (hon.) Cambridge University, 1912; studies physics and astonomy, Princeton, Strassburg (Germany), Astrophysical Observatory, Potsdam, Germany. Taught physics and astronomy at Dartmouth, 1887-1898; professor of astrophysics, University of Chicago, 1898- (and director of observatory, 1892); director of Yerkes Observatory, 1905-1932, emeritis. From the description of Papers, 1899-1904; 1908, 1923-1924. (Unknown)....

Struve, Otto, 1897-1963 (person)

Astronomer (astrophysics of stars, spectroscopy, interstellar studies, origin of universe) and administrator. On the staff of Yerkes Observatory, 1921-1932, director, 1932-1950; editor, ASTROPHYSICS JOURNAL, 1932-1947; on the astrophysics faculty, department chair, and director, Leuschner Observatory, University of California, Berkeley, 1950-1959; and director, National Radio Astronomy Observatory from 1959. From the description of Selected correspondence [microform], 1932-1945. (Unk...

Astrophysical journal (corporateBody)

The Astrophysical Journal was begun in 1895 by George E. Hale and James E. Keeler. A scientific success from its beginnings, it remains to this day one of the most prominent research journals devoted to astronomy and astrophysics. Until 1971 when the journal was turned over to the American Astronomical Society, the Astrophysical Journal was owned by the University of Chicago Press. Generally, the director of Yerkes Observatory served as the managing editor of the journal...

Gale, Henry Gordon, 1874-1942 (person)

Physicist. Born 1874 in Aurora, Illinois. Received A.B. from University of Chicago in 1896, Ph. D. in Physics in 1899. Joined University of Chicago faculty in 1899 in Department of Physics, full professorship in 1916, retired in 1940. Died 1942. From the description of Papers, 1889-1948. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 45478641 ...

Morgan, W. W. (William Wilson), 1906-1994 (person)

Received his B.S. (1927) and Ph.D. (1931) from the University of Chicago. Emeritus Professor of Astronomy at the University of Chicago, 1974-1994. Director of Yerkes and McDonald Observatories, 1960-63. Died in 1994. From the description of Oral history interview with William Wilson Morgan, 1987 October 07. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81865422 William Wilson Morgan was born on January 3, 1906, in Bethesda, Tennessee. His father and his mother were both home m...