Papers, ca. 1950s-1980s.


Papers, ca. 1950s-1980s.

Papers include a very large quantity of correspondence, including letters from fellow astronomers in the United States and the Soviet Union; early lunar charts and glass-plate photographs of the moon; numerous drafts of papers by Kopal; and a large collection of offprints and copies of articles by other scientists on satellite programs, lunar exploration, and cooperation between British, American and Russian astronomers.

3.41 cu. meters


SNAC Resource ID: 8307397

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Kopal, Zdeněk, 1914-1993 (person)

Astronomer. Taught at Harvard and MIT during and after Second World War. Head of Astronomy Department, University of Manchester, 1951-1981. Died 1993. From the description of Papers, ca. 1950s-1980s. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83770241 Kopal died in 1993. From the description of Response to History of Modern Astrophysics Survey, ca. 1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84429774 ...