Orren C. Mohler papers, 1928-1979.


Orren C. Mohler papers, 1928-1979.

Transcript of interview, 1979, conducted by Frank Edmondson relating to Mohler's professional career, his association with Robert McMath, and the building of the McMath-Hulbert Observatory; course materials from astronomy classes taught at the University of Michigan; collected materials relating to his interest in history of astronomy and to the history of golf courses, particularly those in Michigan.

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University of Michigan. Astronomy Department

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The first mention of the Department of Astronomy as a unit of the University of Michigan was in 1929 when Will Carly Rufus was named Acting Director of the Observatories and acting Chairman of the Department of Astronomy. It is surmised that the Department was created in that year. During the 1980's, Chairmen of the Department included Robert P. Kirshner and Douglas O. Richstone. Historically, the Department has operated, established, and cooperatively maintained a numbe...

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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 ...

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University of Michigan.

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Outside of museum holdings, no comprehensive survey and inventory of campus artwork had been attempted since 1937. With support from the Michigan Commission on Art in Public Places, 1,076 items were inventoried during 1988-1990. Additional inventory work was undertaken in 1997-1998 for risk management purposed, but generated little new information. From the description of Inventory of University of Michigan-owned art, 1988-1990, 1997-1998. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id...

McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962

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Mohler, Orren C. (Orren Cuthbert), 1908-1985

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Professor of astronomy at the University of Michigan. From the description of Orren C. Mohler transcript of oral history interview, 1979. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421436 From the description of Orren C. Mohler papers, 1928-1979. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 81640709 ...