Correspondence with Otto Struve [microform], 1932-1963.


Swings, P. (Polydore), 1906-1983. Correspondence with Otto Struve [microform], 1932-1963.

Correspondence with Otto Struve [microform], 1932-1963.

This collection consists of the prolific, sometimes daily correspondence between the two astrophysicists that began in 1932 and continued until Struve's death. Topics include cometary physics, stellar spectroscopy, shell stars, nebulae, and interstellar medium. The collection comes from Swings' files and consists of nearly 700 letters: 402 from Struve, 268 of Swings' carbon copies and drafts, and a few letters from others. Also contains a few miscellaneous items including a draft of a symposium paper, "Interstellar Molecules," (1940) by Swings.

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Swings, P. (Polydore), 1906-1983 (person)

Astrophysicist. From the description of Curriculum vitae: Liste et analyse des publications, ca. 1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83850060 Astrophysicist (comets, interstellar medium, stellar spectroscopy, shell stars, nebulae). On the astrophysics faculty at Universite╠Ľ de Liege from 1927; on the faculty at University of Chicago, 1939-1942; and president, International Astronomical Union, 1964-1967. From the description of Correspondence with Otto Struve [mi...

Struve, Otto, 1897-1963 (person)

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...