John Marsh Wilcox papers 1955-1990 1955-1983


John Marsh Wilcox papers 1955-1990 1955-1983

Correspondence, astrophysics papers, refereeing reports, lecture notes, travel records, reprints, research notes, films, and biographical materials, largely relating to his research and teaching.

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