Robert R. McMath papers, 1916-1912.

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McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962. Robert R. McMath papers, 1916-1912.

Robert R. McMath papers, 1916-1912.

Correspondence concerning astronomy, particularly celestial photography, and the development of the McMath Observatory, financial records, plans for telescope equipment, and printed materials. Correspondents include: Randolph G. Adams, Walter S. Adams, Arthur Adel, E.F. Barker, Junius E. Beal, Kevin Burns, George L. Burr, Vannevar Bush, Manuel Avila Camacho, Heber D. Curtis, R.H. Curtiss, A.E. Dale, F. Trubee Davison, Helen Dodson, Allen Dulles, Theodore J. Dunham, Carl Eckart, John R. Effinger, J. W. Fecker, Clyde Fisher, Erle Stanley Gardner, W.S. Gilmore, Leo Goldberg, Gilbert Grosvenor, Melville Grosvenor, Roger Heyns, Henry S. Hulbert, N.C. Johnson, Louis C. Karpinski, Remington Kellogg, Hayward Keniston, Edward H. Kraus, F.H. Learer, Roy D. McClure, C.S. McDowell, Tracy W. McGregor, Francis C. McMath, George Malesky, Donald H. Menzel, Paul W. Merrill, Orren C. Mohler, Seth Nicholson, William Norton, Charles E. Odegaard, Jesse Ormondroyd, R.M. Petrie, Edison Pettit, Alfred J. Pyke. Donald A. Quarles, Harrison G. Reynolds, Warner G. Rice, Henry N. Russell, Alexander G. Ruthven, Samuel Sass, H.E. Sawyer, Charles H. Schauer, B.A. Schriever, Harlow Shaply, Joseph W. Shirley, Shirley Smith, E. Blythe Stason, Joel Stebbins, Harlan Stetson, Julius F. Stone, T. Hawley Tapping, Alan Waterman, Alfred H. White, Charles E. Wilson, and Clarence S. Yoakum.

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