Records of Frank K. Edmondson, 1898-1979.


American Astronomical Society. Office of the Treasurer. Records of Frank K. Edmondson, 1898-1979.

Records of Frank K. Edmondson, 1898-1979.

Reflects tenure of Frank K. Edmondson as treasurer of the American Astronomical Society from 1954 to 1975, but also includes the records of past treasurers Frank C. Jordan (1932-1941), Keivin Burns (1941-1946), and Jason J. Nassau (1946-1954). These were accrued by Edmondson in his duties as treasurer, and consist primarily of financial and membership records. Includes financial reports, investment reports and documentation, membership lists and member correspondence, subscription payments by members and financial reports of AAS publications, National Science Foundation grant administration, and material related to the funding of visiting professors programs. Also contains meeting materials, including executive council minutes; materials reflecting all AAS programs and activities; correspondence with AIP on the relationship between the two organizations; materials on the Astronomical Journal, Astrophysical Journal, and the Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society; photographs; awards; Scientific Manpower Commission.

26 lin. ft. (53 boxes)

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