Oral history interview with Milton Lasell Humason, ca. 1965.

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Humason, Milton Lasell, 1891-1972. Oral history interview with Milton Lasell Humason, ca. 1965.

Oral history interview with Milton Lasell Humason, ca. 1965.

Focusses on Humason's interests in observational astronomy. Origins and extension of velocity-distance relations in the 1920s; his work with Edwin Hubble, Walter Baade, Alan Sandage and Nicholas Mayall. Own spectroscopic work. Comparison of observing conditions at Mt. Wilson Observatory and Mt. Palomar Observatory; the most distant object observed at Mt. Wilson; living conditions and relations between astronomers at Mt. Wilson. Description of life since retirement.

Transcript, 11 p.

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