Papers, 1882-1938.

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Papers, 1882-1938.

Correspondence and documents (1904-37) relating to Hale's role in planning and developing major observatories in the U. S., including Mt. Wilson, Palomar, Yerkes and Kenwood; in founding the California Institute of Technology and the Huntington Library, in the organization of the National Research Council, and in promoting international cooperation among scientists; correspondence and notebooks (1926-36) relating to Hale's work on the spectrohelioscope; family correspondence, diaries, autobiographical notes, fundraising appeals, and honors. Correspondents include Giorgio Abetti, C. G. Abbot, J. A. Brashear, Gano Dunn, Albert Einstein, E. B. Frost, Herbert Hoover, Sir James H. Jeans, John C. Merriam, A. A. Michelson, R. A. Millikan, Arthur A. Noyes, Ernest Rutherford, Robert S. Woodward, The Carnegie Institution of Washington, California Institute of Technology (1967-1968), International Astronomical Union. Additional donation of a diary written by Hale from the year 1901, with transcription by the donor, Professor Wallace Sargent.

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