History of Modern Astrophysics Archives, 1976-1979.


History of Modern Astrophysics Archives, 1976-1979.

5 boxes (2 linear ft.) ; 347 microfiche ; 67 microfilm reels.

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Hoffleit, Dorrit, 1907-2007

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Ellen Dorrit Hoffleit was born on March 12, 1907, on her parents' farm in Florence, Alabama. Her parents, Fred and Kate Sanio Hoffleit, had emigrated from Germany, and her father worked intermittently as a bookkeeper for the Pennsylvania Railroad. While he preferred farm work, it was not possible to support the family this way, and they relocated from Alabama to New Castle, Pennsylvania. Fred Hoffleit later returned to the farm, while his wife opted to remain in New Castle, judging...

Hayes, D.S. (Donald S.)

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Cowling, T. G. (Thomas George)

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Born 1906. From the description of Oral history interview with Thomas George Cowling, 1978 March 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84185771 From the description of Convection in stars: prize essay, [ca.1935]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83017340 ...

Babcock, Horace

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Sciama, D. W. (Dennis William), 1926-

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Edmondson, Frank K. (Frank Kelly), 1912-

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Astronomer (stellar motions, asteroids, faint stars) and administrator. On the astronomy faculty at Indiana University from 1937, including department chair, 1944-1978, and observatory director, 1945-1978; research associate, McDonald Observatory from 1941; and vice president and president, Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, 1957-1965. From the description of History of AURA : interviews and documentation, 1978-1991. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80524711 ...

Rossi, Bruno Benedetto, 1905-

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Unsöld, Albrecht, 1905-

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Salpeter, Edwin E.

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Born in 1924. From the description of Oral history interview with Edwin Ernest Salpeter, 1978 March 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83226002 Physicist and astrophysicist, Cornell University. From the description of Edwin E. Salpeter papers, 1949-1998. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63543513 ...

Dunham, Theodore J., 1897-1984

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Theodore Dunham was a physicist, astronomer, and physician. From the description of Papers, 1930-1984. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122464827 From the guide to the Theodore Dunham papers, 1930-1984, 1930-1984, (American Philosophical Society) Astrophysicist (astronomical spectroscopy, planetary atmospheres, spectrophotometry) and biophysicist. Astronomer, Mount Wilson Observatory, 1927-1947; chief of the optical instruments section o...

Mayall, N. U. 1906-1993.

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Bowyer, C. Stuart, 1934- .

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Chandler, Seth, 1806-1889

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Conklin, Nanelou D.

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Hertzsprung, Ejnar, 1873-1967

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Astronomer (stellar spectra and distances). On the astronomy faculty at Universität Göttingen (1909-1919); and Rijksuniversiteit te leiden 91920-1944); on the staff of the observatory at Leiden (1914-1944), director, (1935-1944). From the description of Correspondence, 1903-1966. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78544160 Astronomer (steller spectra and distances). On the astronomy faculty at Universität Göttingen, 1909-1919; and Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden, 1920-1944; on t...

Herget, Paul, 1908-

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Astronmer. Cincinnati Observatory, 1931-1940; Director, 1943-; Lick Observatory, 1935-1936; U. S. Naval Observatory, 1942-1946. From the description of Papers, 1935-1981. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78261249 Astronomer. From the description of The first astronauts: Second Dirk Brouwer Memorial Prize Lecture delivered before the American Astronomical Society at the University of Maryland, 1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84586814 Paul ...

Bondi, Hermann

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Chandrasekhar, S. 1910-

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Spinrad, Hyron, 1934-

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Chang, Y. C.

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Spitzer, Lyman, 1914-1997

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Lyman Spitzer (b. June 26, 1914, Toldedo, OH-d. March 31, 1997, Princeton, NJ) was an American theoretical physicist, astronomer, and mountaineer. As a scientist, he carried out research into star formation, plasma physics, and in 1946, conceived the idea of telescopes operating in outer space. Spitzer invented the stellarator plasma device and is the namesake of NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. He also was the founding director of Project Matterhorn, Princeton University's pioneering program in ...

Abell, George O. (George Ogden), 1927-1983

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Kharadze, Evgeniĭ Kirillovich

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Hall, John Scofield, 1908- .

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Swings, P. 1906-1983.

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Kron, R.

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Vasilevskis, Stanislaus, 1907-1988

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Kron, Gerald Edward, 1913- .

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Jones, Burton Wadsworth, 1902-....

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Schatzman, Evry L.

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Evry L. Schatzman (1920- ). From the description of Oral history interview with Evry L. Schatzman, 1979 August 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79753017 ...

Leighton, Robert B.

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Leighton (1919-1997 ). Member of physics faculty, California Institute of Technology, 1949-1986. From the description of Papers, 1938-1988, (1961-1988) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79357815 Robert Benjamin Leighton (1919- ). Member of physics faculty, California Institute of Technology, 1949-1986. Died 1997. From the description of Oral history interview with Robert Benjamin Leighton, 1977 July 29 and August 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84192601 ...

Young, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1834-1908

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Educator and scientist. From the description of Charles A. Young correspondence, 1873 March 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981440 Astronomer (solar spectroscopy). On the faculty of Western Reserve University in mathematics, natural philosophy, and astronomy (1856-1866), Dartmouth College, natural philosophy and astronomy (1866-1877), Princeton University, astronomy (1877-1905). From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80717828 ...

Shapley, Harlow, 1885-1972

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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...

McCrea, William Hunter.

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Born 1904. From the description of Oral history interview with William Hunter McCrea, 1978 September 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77698909 ...

Locanthi, D. D.

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Russell, N. N., Jr.

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Shapiro, Bert,

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Tinsley, Beatrice M.

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Beatrice M. Tinsley, 1941-1981. From the description of Oral history interview with Beatrice M. Tinsley, 1977 June 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79239313 ...

Greenstein, Leonard, 1909- .

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Hulst, H. C. van de 1918- .

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Oort, Jan Hendrik

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Astronomer (galactic structure, interstellar gas, comets). (1900-1992). Astronomer at and, from 1945, Director of the Leiden Observatory; on the faculty of University of Leiden from 192; established observational verification of galactic rotation; one of the authors of the Oort-Lindbald theory of differential galactic rotation; initiator, with Baade, of the European Southern Observatory; general secretary of the International Astronomical Union from 1935-1948, and president from 1958-1961. ...

King, Ivan Robert, 1927- .

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Huffer, C. M.

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Struve, Otto, 1897-1963

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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...

Atkinson, Robert D'E, 1898- .

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Schlesinger, Frank, 1925-

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Plaskett, H.H.

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O'Connell, D. J. K.

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McVittie, George C.

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Center for History of Physics (American Institute of Physics)

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This oral history project was undertaken by the Center for History of Physics of the American Institute of Physics, beginning in about 1976. The American Philosophical Society Library is a designated repository for the archive, which includes photocopies of typed manuscripts of the interviews, and microfilm and microfiche of certain manuscript collections of astrophysicists. These include the papers of Robert D'E Atkinson, Seth Chandler, Theodore Dunham [The American Philosophical Society has re...

Wesselink, Adriaan Jan

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Died 1995. From the description of Oral history interview with Adriann J. Wesselink, 1977 September 23 and 1978 June 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80170506 ...

Van Agt, S. L. Th. J.

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Born in 1931. From the description of Oral history interview with Steven L. van Agt, 1977 November 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80620591 ...

Hogg, Helen Madeline

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Aitken, Douglas

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Münch, Guido, 1921-.

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Massevitch, Alla Genrikhovna, 1918- .

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Hubble, Edwin Powell, 1889-1953

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Edwin Powell Hubble, American observational astronomer, Chairman of the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories Research Committee. In 1938, Hubble was elected Trustee of the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery. From the description of Papers of Edwin Powell Hubble, 1900-1989. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122551882 Astronomer (extragalactic astronomy and cosmology). Researcher, Yerkes Observatory, 1914-1917; on the...