SIA RU007416, Giacconi, Riccardo, Riccardo Giacconi Papers, 1955-

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Summary

Creator:
Giacconi, Riccardo
Title:
Riccardo Giacconi Papers, 1955-
Dates:
1955, 1955-, 1950-2000
Notes:
Riccardo Giacconi (1931-____), an astrophysicist and winner of the 2002 Nobel Prize for Physics, was born in Genoa, Italy. He attended the University of Milan, receiving the PhD in 1954. From 1954 to 1956, he served as an Assistant Professor of Physics at the University, then became Research Associate (Fulbright Fellow) at Indiana University. From 1958 to 1959, he was a Research Associate in the Cosmic Ray Laboratory at Princeton University. From 1959 to 1973, he worked for American Science and Engineering Inc. (ASE), a private research corporation in Cambridge, Massachusetts, rising to become Executive Vice President and a member of the Board of Directors. In 1973, Giacconi became Associate Director of the High Energy Astrophysics Division of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CFA) and Professor of Astronomy at Harvard University. He remained at the CFA until 1981 when he was appointed first Director of the Space Telescope Science Institute (STSI) and Professor of Physics and Astronomy at The Johns Hopkins University. In 1991, he was appointed Professor of Physics at the University of Milan. Giacconi left ESO in 1999 and is currently the President of Associated Universities, Inc., which manages the National Radio Astronomy Observatory under a grant from the National Science Foundation
Much of Giacconi's pioneering work in x-ray astronomy took place during his tenure at ASE, and he was a major force in the development of the company. In 1962, Giacconi's group succeeded in detecting the first extrasolar x-ray source. In 1963, the same group obtained the first solar x-ray picture by use of an x-ray telescope, which had been conceived, advocated, designed, and fabricated by them. In that same year, Giacconi proposed an x-ray astronomy satellite, Explorer. The proposal led to a program of construction in 1966-1970, followed by a successful launch in 1970. The satellite became known as Uhuru and represented a major qualitative step in x-ray astronomy's observational capability. Following this early work on solar x-ray studies, a major program, initiated in 1968, culminated in the flight of the S-054 x-ray telescope on the Skylab mission. In 1970, a program for construction of a 1.2 meter x-ray telescope for study of extrasolar sources was initiated. The program was modified in 1973, and led to the successful launch of the Einstein Observatory mission in 1978. Giacconi had responsibility for the scientific direction and administrative management of all these programs
Giacconi went to the CFA as Director of the High Energy Astrophysics Division in 1973. He oversaw the conception, fabrication, and design of the Einstein Observatory, preparation of the software and hardware for data reduction for Einstein, and the establishment and implementation of the Guest Observer Program
a In 1981, Giacconi became Director of the new Space Telescope Science Institute, managed by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). When fully operational, the STSI was to be the center of operations and research for the Hubble Space Telescope, which was launched in 1990. From 1987 to 1988, Giacconi was also a consultant to Montedison S.p.A., an Italian chemical conglomerate, serving as Chairman of the Board, Instituto Donegani, the research arm of the parent corporation
In 1993, Giacconi left STSI to head the European Southern Observatory (ESO). ESO is an intergovernmental European organization for astronomical research. ESO coordinates the activities of the La Silla and Paranal observatories in the Atacama Desert in Chile. One of the major scientific achievements of ESO under Giacconi's leadership was the installation of the Very Large Telescope (VLT) at the Paranal Observatory
Giacconi left ESO in 1999 and is currently the President of Associated Universities, Inc., which manages the National Radio Astronomy Observatory under a grant from the National Science Foundation. Giacconi is the author of over 200 articles on x-ray astronomy. He has been awarded numerous prizes for his scientific research, including the 2002 Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery of cosmic x-ray sources
Summary:
These papers document Riccardo Giacconi's scientific career and illustrate his scientific work and administrative records relating to the institutions at which he worked. There is extensive documentation of Giacconi's professional activities, including meetings attended, papers presented (and published), his services as officer or board member of professional societies; grants, proposals, and contracts, mainly with NASA; correspondence with colleagues; slides and photographs of many facilities with which Giacconi was associated (some unlabeled); news clippings and press releases; appointment books and journals; and files documenting his association with Montedison S.p.A
The papers offer a roughly chronological overview of the institutions and major scientific projects with which Giacconi has been associated during his professional career. These include American Science and Engineering Inc.; Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics; Harvard University; Space Telescope Science Institute; and the European Southern Observatory
While these series contain both scientific and administrative records, administrative materials predominate after Giacconi's move from the Center for Astrophysics to the Space Telescope Science Institute. Interspersed amongst institutional series are series covering major scientific projects that spanned more than one institution, including the High Energy Astronomy Observatory (HEAO) series of satellites, particularly HEAO-B (also known as Einstein), Uhuru, and the Advanced X-Ray Astronomical Facility (AXAF), later known as the Chandra X-Ray Observatory
The papers illustrate Giacconi's tenure on various committees having to do primarily with space science; detail his involvement with professional scientific societies; his involvement in professional scientific meetings; and his association with the Italian firm Montedison S.p.A. and its efforts to found a scientific research institute
Other materials contain Giacconi's general correspondence, much of it from his time at STSI; publications not tied to any specific institute or project, many aimed at lay audiences; general materials relating to x-ray astronomy, including newspaper clippings and articles; and materials relating to Giacconi's personal life, including receipts, pamphlets, announcements, and video tape. Finally, there are records documenting awards Giacconi received for his scientific accomplishments. The Nobel Prize is not included in this collection
Topics:
Astronomy, Astrophysics, X-ray telescopes, S-054 Telescope, Space photography, Nobel Prizes
Subjects:
Giacconi, Riccardo, X-Ray Astronomy Institute, European Southern Observatory, Associated Universities, Inc, National Radio Astronomy Observatory (U.S.), Advanced X-Ray Astrophysics Facility (U.S.), Space Telescope Science Institute (U.S.), Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, American Science and Engineering, Inc, Skylab Program, Montedison S.p.A, Hubble Space Telescope (Spacecraft), Chandra X-ray Observatory (U.S.), Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics High Energy Astrophysics Division, Very Large Telescope Project, Large Orbiting X-Ray Telescope, European Southern Observatory Paranal Observatory, Montedison S.p.A Instituto Donegani, Uhuru (Artificial satellite), Harvard University, High Energy Astrophysical Observatory, United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Academy of Sciences (U.S.), National Research Council (U.S.), Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, National Science Foundation (U.S.), International Astronomical Union, University of Milan, Indiana University, Princeton University, Johns Hopkins University, Explorer 1 (Artificial satellite), Einstein Observatory, European Southern Observatory La Silla Observatory, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Einstein Data Center
Places:
Scorpius X-1 (Star), Atacama Desert (Chile)
Form/Genre:
Photographs, Collection descriptions, Clippings, Color photographs, Black-and-white photographs, Laboratory notebooks, Notebooks, Slides (photographs), Scientific illustrations, Correspondence
Local Number:
SIA RU007416
Physical Description:
95-13 cu. ft. (94 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box) (1 blueprint storage box) processed holdings

Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

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Record Unit 7416

Giacconi, Riccardo

Riccardo Giacconi Papers, 1955-2002

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Giacconi, Riccardo
Title: Riccardo Giacconi Papers
Dates: 1955-2002
Quantity: storage box) processed holdings.
Collection: Record Unit 7416
Language of Materials: English

Historical Note

Riccardo Giacconi (1931- ), an astrophysicist, was born in Genoa, Italy. He attended the University of Milan, receiving the PhD in 1954. From 1954 to 1956, he served as an Assistant Professor of Physics at the University, then became Research Associate (Fulbright Fellow) at Indiana University. From 1958 to 1959, he was a Research Associate in the Cosmic Ray Laboratory at Princeton University. In 1959 he took the post of Senior Scientist, vice president in charge of the Space Research and Systems Division, at American Science and Engineering (ASE), a private research corporation in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He stayed at ASE, serving as Executive Vice President and a member of the Board of Directors, until 1973, when he left to become Associate Director of the High Energy Astrophysics Division of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CFA) and Professor of Astronomy at Harvard University. He remained at the CFA until 1981 when he was appointed first Director of the Space Telescope Science Institute (STSI) and Professor of Physics and Astronomy at The Johns Hopkins University. In 1991 he was also appointed Professor of Physics at the University of Milan.

Much of Giacconi's pioneering work in x-ray astronomy took place during his tenure at ASE, and he was a major force in the development of the company. In 1962 Giacconi's group succeeded in detecting the first extrasolar x-ray source. In 1963 the same group obtained the first solar x-ray picture by use of an x-ray telescope, which had been conceived, advocated, designed, and fabricated by them. In that same year Giacconi proposed an x-ray astronomy satellite, Explorer. The proposal led to a program of construction in 1966-1970, followed by a successful launch in 1970. The satellite became known as Uhuru, and represented a major qualitative step in x-ray astronomy's observational capability. Following this early work on solar x-ray studies, a major program, initiated in 1968, culminated in the flight of the SO-54 x-ray telescope on the Apollo Telescope Mount's Skylab mission. In 1970 a program for construction of a 1.2 meter x-ray telescope for study of extrasolar sources was initiated. The program was modified in 1973, and finally led to the Einstein Observatory mission, successfully launched in 1978. Giacconi had responsibility for the scientific direction and administrative management of all these programs.

Giacconi went to the CFA as Director of the High Energy Astrophysics Division in 1973. He oversaw the conception, fabrication, and design of the Einstein Observatory, preparation of the software and hardware for data reduction for Einstein, and the establishment and implementation of the Guest Observer Program.

In 1981 Giacconi became Director of the new Space Telescope Science Institute, managed by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).When fully operational, the STSI was to be the center of operations and research for the Hubble Space Telescope, which was launched in 1990. From 1987 to 1988, Giacconi served as a consultant to Montedison S.p.A., an Italian chemical conglomerate, with the title of Chairman of the Board, Instituto Donegani, the research arm of the parent corporation. This activity, which was an attempt to elevate Instituto Donegani to a world class center for chemistry, was soon abandoned.

In 1993, Giacconi left STSI to head the European Southern Observatory (ESO). ESO is an intergovernmental European organization for astronomical research. ESO coordinates the activities of the La Silla and Paranal observatories in the Atacama Desert in Chile. One of the major scientific achievements of ESO under Giacconi's leadership was the installation of the Very Large Telescope (VLT) at the Paranal Observatory.

Giacconi left ESO in 1999 and is currently the President of Associated Universities, Inc., which manages the National Radio Astronomy Observatory under a grant from the National Science Foundation.

Giacconi is the author of over 300 articles on x-ray astronomy. He has been awarded numerous prizes for his scientific research, including the 2002 Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery of cosmic x-ray sources.

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Descriptive Entry

These records document Riccardo Giacconi's professional career, and consist of papers illustrating his scientific work and administrative records relating to the institutions at which he worked. The collection consists of 27 series in 94 records storage boxes, one oversize box, and one blueprint storage tube.

There is extensive documentation of Giacconi's professional activities, including meetings attended, papers presented (and published), his services as officer or board member of professional societies; grants, proposals, and contracts, mainly with NASA; correspondence with colleagues; slides and photographs of many facilities with which Giacconi was associated (some unlabeled); news clippings and press releases; appointment books and journals; and files documenting his association with Montedison S.p.A.

Series 1 provides biographical information about Giacconi. Series 2 through 12 offer a roughly chronological overview of the institutions and major scientific projects with which Giacconi has been associated during his professional career. The institutions are American Science and Engineering (Series 2), Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (Series 4), Harvard University (Series 5), Space Telescope Science Institute (Series 11) and European Southern Observatory (Series 12).

Although all the institutional series mentioned contain both scientific and administrative records, there is a noticeable decline in scientific content when Giacconi moves from the Center for Astrophysics to the Space Telescope Science Institute. Interspersed amongst institutional series are series covering major scientific projects that spanned more than one institution, including the High Energy Astronomy Observatory (HEAO) series of satellites (Series 6-9), particularly HEAO-B also known as Einstein, Uhuru (Series 3), and the Advanced X-Ray Astronomical Facility (AXAF), later known as the Chandra X-Ray Observatory (Series 10).

Series 13 through 17 illustrate Giacconi's tenure on various committees having to do, primarily, with space science. Series 18 and 19 detail his involvement with professional scientific societies. Series 20 documents Giacconi's involvement in professional scientific meetings. Series 21 illustrates his involvement with Italian company Montedison and its efforts to found a scientific research institute. Series 22 contains Giacconi's general correspondence, much of it from his time at STSI. Series 23 consists of publications that did not match with any specific institute or project. Many of these publications are directed toward a lay audience. Series 24 contains generic materials relating to x-ray astronomy including newspaper clippings and articles. Series 25 consists of Giacconi's appointment books. Series 26 contains materials that relate to Giacconi's personal life, including receipts, pamphlets, announcements, and videotapes. Series 27 consists of awards that Giacconi received for his scientific accomplishments. The Nobel Prize is not included in this collection. The total volume of the collection is approximately 95 cubic feet.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for duration of Riccardo Giacconi's lifetime without written permission from Donor; 8/15/1977 Agreement of Transfer; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7416, Giacconi, Riccardo, Riccardo Giacconi Papers

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Container List

Series 1

Biographical Information, 1967-1968, 1971-1982, 2002, and undated

This series provides basic biographical information about Giacconi and some of his scientific accomplishments. The series consists of autobiographies, correspondence, photos, clippings and curriculum vitae. Two major sources of information are autobiographical accounts of Giacconi's scientific work, one of them specifically focused on early x-ray astronomy. There is also a folder of Who's Who biographies, a folder of Giacconi's curriculum vitae, some newspaper clippings and two photos of him giving lectures.

Box 1

Folder 1 Giacconi Autobiography, 2002

Box 1 of 84

Folder 2 Recollections of Early X-Ray Astronomy, undated

Box 1 of 84

Folder 3 Curriculum Vitae, 1968, 1973-1977

Box 1 of 84

Folder 4 Who's Who Bios, 1977-1979

Box 1 of 84

Folder 5 Newspaper Clippings, 1973-1980

Box 1 of 84

Folder 6 Naturalization Certification, 1967

Box 1 of 84

Folder 7 Correspondence re: Development of X-ray Telescope, 1981-1982

Box 1 of 84

Folder 8 Photos, undated

Box 1 of 84

Series 2

American Science and Engineering Inc., 1958-1973

This series relates to Giacconi's work at American Science and Engineering Inc. (ASE) from 1959 through 1973. It contains project proposals, publications, correspondence, memoranda and news clippings. This series details many of the projects undertaken by ASE that were developed for government contracts, including the 1962 rocket flight that discovered the first extra-solar x-ray source and provided the impetus for the development of x-ray astronomy.

Box 1

Subseries 2a: Correspondence and Memoranda: 1961-1973

This subseries consists primarily of correspondence between ASE and NASA regarding projects undertaken by ASE for flights on NASA rockets. A smaller section of this subseries contains correspondence relating to the identification of extra-solar x-ray sources, including Sco X-1 (the first such source known) and the Crab Nebula. Also there is correspondence relating to two Christmas cards between ASE and the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), which demonstrates how competitive x-ray astronomy was at the time.

Folder 9 Vendors, 1960

Box 1 of 84

Folder 10 APS Meeting Trip Report, 1960

Box 1 of 84

Folder 11 NASA, 1961

Box 1 of 84

Folder 12 Ball Brothers, 1961-1962

Box 1 of 84

Folder 13 NASA, 1962

Box 1 of 84

Folder 14 NASA, 1963

Box 1 of 84

Folder 15 NASA, 1964

Box 1 of 84

Folder 16 Herbert Friedman, 1964, 1967-1968

Box 1 of 84

Folder 17 Bruno Rossi, 1964-1972

Box 1 of 84

Folder 18 NASA, 1965

Box 1 of 84

Folder 19 Hugh Johnson (Lockheed), 1966

Box 1 of 84

Folder 20 NASA, 1966

Box 1 of 84

Folder 21 ASE-NRL Christmas Card Dispute and Rivalry Over Priority, 1966

Box 1 of 84

Folder 22 Radiotelevisione Italiana, 1966-1967

Box 1 of 84

Folder 23 Crab Nebula, 1966-1967

Box 1 of 84

Folders 24-25 Optical Identification of Sco X-1, 1966-1967, 1970-1971

Box 1 of 84

Folder 26 Materials Relating to Sco X-1, 1966 and undated

Box 1 of 84

Folder 27 Visitors, 1966, 1968-1973

Box 1 of 84

Folder 28 NASA, 1967

Box 1 of 84

Folder 29 Correspondence Apollo Telescope Mount, 1967-1970

Box 1 of 84

Folder 30 Memoranda Apollo Telescope Mount, 1967-1971

Box 1 of 84

Folder 31 NASA, 1968

Box 1 of 84

Folder 32 NASA, 1969

Box 1 of 84

Folder 33 BBC Production "The Violent Universe," 1969

Box 1 of 84

Folder 34 Grumman, 1969-1970

Box 1 of 84

Folder 35 NASA, 1970

Box 1 of 84

Folder 36 Solar Physics Report, 1970

Box 1 of 84

Folder 37 NASA, 1971

Box 1 of 84

Folder 38 NASA, 1972

Box 1 of 84

Folder 39 IR Astronomy Proposal, 1972

Box 1 of 84

Folder 40 Giacconi Resignation, 1973

Box 1 of 84

Subseries 2b: Publications: 1959-1973, and undated

This subseries contains both publications produced internally by ASE employees for agencies funding their projects, and scholarly publications for scientific journals. This subseries also contains a comprehensive index for all internal publications during Giacconi's tenure.

Folder 41 Internal Document Index 2-995, undated

Box 1 of 84

Box 2

Folder 1 Internal Document Index 1001-2748, undated

Box 2 of 84

Folder 2 Internal Document Index 2748-3141, undated

Box 2 of 84

Folder 3 Internal Document Index 3142-3284, undated

Box 2 of 84

Folder 4 Detection of Soft X-Rays Produced on the Lunar Surface, 1959

Box 2 of 84

Folder 5 Review of Experimental Theoretical Progress in X-Ray Astronomy, 1960

Box 2 of 84

Folder 6 Instrumentation for X-Ray Astronomy, 1960

Box 2 of 84

Folder 7 A "Telescope" for Soft X-Ray Astronomy, 1960

Box 2 of 84

Folder 8 Particle Detection at 150 Miles Altitude, 1960

Box 2 of 84

Folder 9 Instrumentation for Detection of Soft Lunar X-Rays, 1960

Box 2 of 84

Folder 10 Company Brochures, c. 1960

Box 2 of 84

Folder 11 An X-Ray Light Collecting Collimator, 1961

Box 2 of 84

Folder 12 Physical Review Letters - "Evidence for X-Rays outside the Solar System," 1962

Box 2 of 84

Folder 13 Measurement of Fluorescent X-Radiation from the Moon and Detection of Other X-Ray Sources, 1963

Box 2 of 84

Folder 14 The Physical Review and Physical Review Letters - "Further Evidence for Galactic X-Rays," 1963

Box 2 of 84

Folder 15 Space Science Reviews 4 - "Observation of X-Ray Sources Outside the Solar System," 1963-1965

Box 2 of 84

Folder 16 Journal of Geophysical Research - "Measurements of Differential Energy Spectrums of Electrons in the Magnetosphere," 1964

Box 2 of 84

Folder 17 Journal of the Optical Society of America - "Aplantic Telescope for Soft X-Rays," 1964

Box 2 of 84

Folder 18 Nature - "Observation of Two Sources of Cosmic X-Rays in Scorpius and Sagittarius," 1964

Box 2 of 84

Folder 19 COSPAR I (Space Research VI) "The Location and Spectra of Cosmic X-Ray Sources," 1965

Box 2 of 84

Folder 20 A Study of X-Ray Sources Outside the Solar System Phases 1 and 2, 1965

Box 2 of 84

Folder 21 Astrophysical Journal - "Solar X-Ray Images Obtained Using Grazing Incidence Optics," 1965-1966

Box 2 of 84

Folder 22 Company Profiles, 1965-1967 and undated

Box 2 of 84

Folder 23 Chicago Talk on Sco X-1, c. 1966 and undated

Box 2 of 84

Folder 24 Journal of Geophysical Research "Space and Time Variations in Outer Belt Electron Spectra," 1966-1967

Box 2 of 84

Folder 25 Correspondence - Reprint Requests, 1966-1968, 1970-1971

Box 2 of 84

Folder 26 Annual Reports, 1966-1972

Box 2 of 84

Folder 27 Volume in Honor of Bruno Rossi "Galactic X-Ray Sources," 1967

Box 2 of 84

Folder 28 Preliminary Results from the OSO-IV X-Ray Spectroheliograph, 1967

Box 2 of 84

Folder 29 Journal Articles, 1967-1969

Box 2 of 84

Folder 30 Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics "Observational Techniques in X-Ray Astronomy," 1968

Box 2 of 84

Folder 31 Correspondence re: Evolution of Stars Volume, 1968

Box 2 of 84

Folder 32 Scientific American - "X-Ray Stars," 1968

Box 2 of 84

Folder 33 Science - "X-Ray Structures of the Sun During the Importance 1N Flare of 8 June 1968," 1968-1970

Box 2 of 84

Folder 34 Space Science Reviews 9 - "Grazing Incidence Telescopes for X-Ray Astronomy," 1969

Box 2 of 84

Folder 35 Journal Articles, 1970

Box 2 of 84

Folder 36 ASE's Spectroheliograph for the Apollo Telescope Mount, 1970

Box 2 of 84

Folder 37 Research Study on Stellar X-Ray Imaging Experiment, 1970

Box 2 of 84

Folder 38 Research Study on Stellar X-Ray Imaging Experiment, 1971

Box 2 of 84

Folder 39 Subcontract Management Plan for the Space Systems Division, 1971

Box 2 of 84

Folder 40 A Compilation of Scientific Progress Reports for 1968-1969 on ASE's Spectroheliograph Experiment for Skylab-1, 1971

Box 2 of 84

Folder 41 Progress Report Research Study on Stellar X-Ray Imaging Experiment, 1971

Box 2 of 84

Folder 42 Journal Articles, 1971

Box 2 of 84

Box 3

Folder 1 A Program of High-Resolution X-Ray Astronomy using Sounding Rockets, 1972

Box 3 of 84

Folder 2 X-Ray Astronomy in the Space Shuttle Time Period, 1972

Box 3 of 84

Folder 3 Astrophysical Journal - "On the use of Long-Base Time-Delay Measurements in the Study of Rapidly Varying X-Ray Stars," 1972

Box 3 of 84

Folder 4 Journal Articles, 1972

Box 3 of 84

Folder 5 Clusters of Galaxies with a Wide Range of X-Ray Luminosities, 1973

Box 3 of 84

Folder 6 Journal Articles, 1973

Box 3 of 84

Subseries 2c: Proposals: 1958, 1960-1972

This subseries contains research proposals for projects to be developed by ASE for various government agencies including NASA.

Folder 7 Satellite-Borne Cosmic Ray Experiments (University of Chicago), 1958

Box 3 of 84

Folder 8 Measurement of Soft X-Rays from a Rocket Platform, 1960

Box 3 of 84

Folder 9 Experiment for the Measurement of Soft X-Rays from the Moon, 1960

Box 3 of 84

Folder 10 Assay of the Lunar Surface by Means of X-Ray Spectroscopy, 1960

Box 3 of 84

Folder 11 X-Ray Detector for High Resolution Mapping of the Sun from S-16A, 1961

Box 3 of 84

Folder 12 Measurement of the Angular Position of a Point Source of Radiation from Single Satellite, 1961

Box 3 of 84

Folder 13 Vela Hotel, 1961

Box 3 of 84

Folder 14 Experiment to Measure Solar X-Radiation from S-57 Satellite, 1962

Box 3 of 84

Folder 15 High Resolution X-Ray Mapping of the Sun from an OSO Satellite, 1963

Box 3 of 84

Folder 16 Survey of Extraterrestrial Non-Solar X-Radiation by Rocket Borne Instruments, 1963

Box 3 of 84

Folder 17 Lindsay Proposal, 1963

Box 3 of 84

Folder 18 Experimental Plan of Extrasolar X-Ray Astronomy, 1963

Box 3 of 84

Folder 19 X-Ray Astronomy from Manned Gemini Flights, 1963

Box 3 of 84

Folder 20 Offer of ASE Instrument for NASA Experiments, 1964

Box 3 of 84

Folder 21 High Resolution (5 Arc Second) X-Ray Telescope for the OAO, 1964

Box 3 of 84

Folder 22 Initial Phase of a Program to Develop a High Resolution X-Ray Telescope for AOSO, 1964

Box 3 of 84

Folder 23 In House Proposals, 1964

Box 3 of 84

Folder 24 An Experiment to Detect Celestial X-Ray Sources from the OAO-A, 1964

Box 3 of 84

Folder 25 A Program of X-Ray Astronomy from Sounding Rockets, 1964

Box 3 of 84

Folder 26 To Study the Inclusion of a High Resolution X-Ray Telescope and Spectrometer for Celestial X-Ray Astronomy in the OAO-E, 1965

Box 3 of 84

Folder 27 A Program of X-Ray Astronomy from Sounding Rockets Using Large Area Counters, 1965

Box 3 of 84

Folder 28 A Program for Measurement of Fluorescent X-Rays from the Lunar Surface from a Lunar Orbiting Vehicle, 1965

Box 3 of 84

Folder 29 Experiment to Measure the Celestial X-Ray Background During the Voyager Mission to Mars, 1965

Box 3 of 84

Folder 30 A Program for Using High Angular Resolution Studies of Celestial X-Ray Sources Using Sounding Rockets, 1965

Box 3 of 84

Folder 31 Rapid Recordings of X-Ray Spectra and Images of Solar Flares Using a Spectrographic X-Ray Telescope on Apollo Telescope Mount, 1966

Box 3 of 84

Folder 32 The Investigation of Cosmic X-Ray Sources Using a High Resolution X-Ray Telescope on the ATM, 1966

Box 3 of 84

Folder 33 Spectrographic X-Ray Telescope Flare Equipment for ATM, 1966

Box 3 of 84

Folder 34 Preliminary Scientific Specifications for the ATM Experiment, 1966

Box 3 of 84

Folder 35 A Design Definition of a Large Orbiting X-Ray Telescope Facility, 1969

Box 3 of 84

Folder 36 Solar X-Ray Imaging Spectrometer System for the OSO-I Pointed Section, 1969

Box 3 of 84

Folder 37 A Study of Specular X-Ray Reflection from Polished Surfaces, 1969

Box 3 of 84

Folder 38 Apollo Telescope Mount, 1970

Box 3 of 84

Folder 39 5 Arc Second Soft X-Ray Imaging Telescope on a Small Satellite, 1970

Box 3 of 84

Folder 40 Continuation of Cosmic X-Ray Studies from Rockets with Focusing Optics, 1971

Box 3 of 84

Folder 41 To Study the UV Spectra of Selected Galactic X-Ray Sources, 1972

Box 3 of 84

Folder 42 Continue Investigating the X-Ray Emission from Solar Flares and Active Regions, 1972

Box 3 of 84

Folder 43 Far Infrared Emission from X-Ray Sources using High Accuracy Position Measurements, 1972

Box 3 of 84

Folder 44 A Planetary and Cosmic X-Ray Experiment MJS-77, 1972

Box 3 of 84

Subseries 2d: Clippings: 1962-1973

This subseries consists of press releases and newspaper clippings covering both discoveries made by ASE scientists and financial and personnel matters relating to ASE.

Folder 45 Swedish Newspaper about ASE Rocket Flights, 1962

Box 3 of 84

Folder 46 1962-1966

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Folder 47 1966-1967

Box 3 of 84

Folder 48 1968-1970

Box 3 of 84

Folder 49 1970-1973

Box 3 of 84

Subseries 2e: Research Files: 1958-1963, 1965, 1967-1968, and undated

Assorted materials including notebooks, loose notes, memoranda and correspondence related to research and experiments undertaken by ASE in the early 1960s. Some of the folders relate to named experiments, such as Cambridge Satellite, while some cannot be associated with any specific investigation.

Box 4

Folder 1 Solar Winds, 1958-1959

Box 4 of 84

Folders 2-3 Van Allen Layer Data, 1959-1960

Box 4 of 84

Folder 4 Medical X-Ray Project, 1960

Box 4 of 84

Folder 5 Particle Detectors, 1960

Box 4 of 84

Folder 6 H. Friedman, 1960

Box 4 of 84

Folder 7 Proton Alpha, 1960-1961

Box 4 of 84

Folder 8 Lunar X-Rays, 1961

Box 4 of 84

Folder 9 Lunar X-Rays C.R.C. Experiment, 1961

Box 4 of 84

Folder 10 R. Giacconi a + P, 1961

Box 4 of 84

Folder 11 SA16 Solar Observatory, 1961

Box 4 of 84

Folder 12 Notes on Early X-Ray Searches, c. 1961

Box 4 of 84

Folder 13 Lunar X-Rays, B. Rossi Calculations, c. 1961

Box 4 of 84

Folder 14 Icosahedron Experiment, c. 1961

Box 4 of 84

Folder 15 Varied Experiments, c. 1961

Box 4 of 84

Folder 16 Eccentric Orbit Satellite, c. 1961

Box 4 of 84

Folder 17 Prompt X-Ray Detectors, c. 1961

Box 4 of 84

Folder 18 Harvard Collimator, 1962

Box 4 of 84

Folder 19 Rocket Launches, 1962

Box 4 of 84

Folder 20 Sco-1 Star chart, c. 1962

Box 4 of 84

Folder 21 Starad Data FTV 1401, 1962

Box 4 of 84

Folder 22 Swedish Rockets, 1962

Box 4 of 84

Folder 23 Cambridge Satellite, 1961-1963

Box 4 of 84

Folders 24-25 Cambridge Satellite Notebook, 1961-1963

Box 4 of 84

Folder 26 Blue Scout Orbital, 1962-1963

Box 4 of 84

Folder 27 Binaries, Galactic Sources, undated

Box 4 of 84

Folder 28 Her X-1 and Cen X-3, 1965

Box 4 of 84

Folder 29 Cygnus Materials, 1967-1968

Box 4 of 84

Folder 30 Gamma Rays, undated

Box 4 of 84

Folder 31 Mass Absorption Coefficients for Materials Suitable in Soft X-Ray Work, undated

Box 4 of 84

Folder 32 Micro Second Star, undated

Box 4 of 84

Folder 33 Proton Spectrometer, undated

Box 4 of 84

Folders 34-35 Rossi & Olbert Course, undated

Box 4 of 84

Box 5

Folder 1 Transistors, undated

Box 5 of 84

Subseries 2f: Photos: 1962, 1965, 1968, 1972-1973, and undated

This subseries consists of photos of various experiments undertaken by ASE scientists. Of interest are some of the earliest x-ray photos taken of the sun, using a focusing x-ray telescope in 1965.

Folder 2 Radiation Experiment Model 11 AF 19(628)-252, 1962

Box 5 of 84

Folder 3 Electrostatic Analyzer, 1962

Box 5 of 84

Folder 4 Solar X-Ray Images, 1965

Box 5 of 84

Folder 5 S-17 X-Ray Astronomy Experiment, 1965

Box 5 of 84

Folder 6 Rocket Launch, 1968

Box 5 of 84

Folder 7 Solar X-Ray Images, 1969

Box 5 of 84

Folder 8 Assorted Projects, 1972, 1973, and undated

Box 5 of 84

Folder 9 Apollo Telescope Mount, 1973

Box 5 of 84

Folder 10 Rocket-Based X-Ray Detector, undated

Box 5 of 84

Folder 11 ATM Solar X-Ray Picture, undated

Box 5 of 84

Folder 12 Space Lab X-Ray Telescope, undated

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Folder 13 Sounding Rocket, undated

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Folder 14 Unidentified Project, undated

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Subseries 2g: Patents: 1960-1967

This subseries consists of patents on instruments developed by ASE scientists. Among the patents is number 3,143,651: "An X-ray reflection collimator adapted to focus X-radiation directly on a detector" which is the basis for the modern x-ray telescope.

Folder 15 1960-1967

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Subseries 2h: Video: 1973

This subseries contains one video of the solar x-ray corona taken in 1973. It was transferred from 16mm to video in 1990.

Folder 16 The Solar X-Ray Corona, 1973

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Subseries 2i: Printouts: 1962

This subseries contains one item, the original telemetry reading from the 1962 rocket flight that first detected extrasolar x-rays. The readout is wrapped around a cardboard tube and covered with Mylar.

Telemetry Printout 1962 (in back of box)

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Series 3

Uhuru (X-Ray Explorer, SAS-A), 1963-1980

This series covers Giacconi's involvement with the Uhuru satellite project, also known as X-Ray Explorer or SAS-A. The series contains proposals, project reports, journal publications about Uhuru itself and the data resulting from it, memoranda, correspondence, news clippings and photographs. This series covers the complete development of the Uhuru satellite from its proposal in 1964 by Giacconi, through its construction and launch in 1970, successful operation from 1970-1974, analysis of the x-ray data, and its final celebration at a memorial symposium in 1980.

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Subseries 3a: Correspondence: 1963-1979

This subseries contains correspondence covering all aspects of Uhuru's conception, construction, operation and analysis. The bulk of the correspondence covers the period from 1964-1977.

Folder 17 NASA, 1963-1967

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Folder 18 Optical Observations in Coordination with Uhuru, 1969-1971

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Folder 19 General, 1970-1971

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Folder 20 Transmitter Problem with SAS-A and SAS-B, 1972

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Folder 21 NASA Contracts, 1970-1973

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Folder 1 Observations, 1971-1973

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Folder 2 General, 1972-1973

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Folder 3 Advanced Studies and Guest Investigator Program, 1971-1974

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Folder 4 NASA Annual Spacecraft Review, 1972-1974

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Folder 5 History and Purpose, 1966-1967, 1971, 1977

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Folder 6 Observations, 1972-1978

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Folder 7 General, 1974-1979

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Folder 8 Walter Sullivan, 1977

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Subseries 3b: Memoranda: 1963-1979

This subseries contains both internal ASE memoranda, memoranda between ASE and NASA, and memoranda from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. The memoranda up until 1970 primarily concern construction and contract details between ASE and NASA. Memoranda from 1971 to 1979 primarily concern data reduction efforts from the Uhuru project, with a secondary emphasis on continued funding of the project.

Folder 9 April 1963-August 1966

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Folder 10 NASA Contract, 1966-1967

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Folder 11 August 1966-December 1966

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Folder 12 Minutes from Weekly Meetings, 1966-1967

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Folder 13 January 1967-February 1967

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Folder 14 February 1967-October 1967

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Folder 15 1970-1973

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Folder 16 1973-1979

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Subseries 3c: Publications: 1965-1977

This subseries consists primarily of scholarly publications about the scientific findings based on the data from the Uhuru project. A much smaller set of publications, dating from 1965-1968, covers the construction and intended uses of the Uhuru satellite. The subseries is arranged generally in chronological order, with one, four-folder set from 1973-1974 collected and arranged with an index by Dr. Giacconi.

Folder 17 List of Publications, 1971-1977

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Folder 18 Articles about Extragalactic X-Ray Sources, 1965-1971

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Folders 19-20 An X-Ray Explorer to Survey Galactic and Extragalactic Sources, 1967

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Folder 21 Review of the SAS-A Experiment Program, 1968

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Folder 22 The X-Ray Explorer Experiment, 1968

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Folder 23 Discovery of Periodic X-Ray Pulsations in Cen X-3 from Uhuru, 1971

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Folder 24 Uhuru Catalog of X-Ray Sources, 1971

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Folder 25 The Uhuru X-Ray Instrument, 1971

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Folder 26 Refereed Papers, 1971

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Folder 27 Evidence for the Binary Nature of Cen X-3 from Uhuru X-Ray Observations, 1972

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Folder 28 The Uhuru Data Reduction and Analysis System, 1972

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Folder 29 Uhuru Star Aspect Sensor, 1972

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Folder 30 Astrophysical Journal - The Uhuru Catalog of X-Ray Sources, 1972

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Folder 31 Uhuru Catalog of X-Ray Sources, 1973

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Folder 1 The Uhuru Satellite for Encyclopedia Britannica, 1973

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Folder 2 Further X-Ray Observations of Hercules X-1 from Uhuru, 1973

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Folder 3 1973

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Folder 4 3rd Uhuru Catalog of X-Ray Sources, 1974

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Folders 5-7 1974

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Folder 8 Cen X-3 Pulsations, 1974

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Folder 9 Small Astronomy Satellite A, Uhuru Data Analysis Final Report, 1974

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Folder 10 Advanced Studies and Guest Investigators Reports, 1974-1975

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Folder 11 Uhuru and the 4U Catalog Draft, 1977

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Folder 12 Uhuru and the 4U Catalog, 1977

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Folder 13 Short-Term Time Variability of Cygnus X-1, 1977

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Folder 14 Evidence for X-Ray Emission from Super Clusters of Galaxies Determined From Uhuru, 1977

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Folder 15 Evidence of X-Ray Emission from Class II Clusters Draft, undated

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Series 3d: Proposals: 1964-1977

This subseries contains proposals that relate to the construction and launch of the Uhuru satellite and the later analysis of the data that it recorded during its 4-year lifespan.

Folder 16 An X-Ray Explorer to Survey Galactic and Extragalactic Sources, 1964

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Folder 17 Project Proposal for the Explorer X-Ray Astronomy Observer, 1966

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Folder 18 Design Specifications, 1966

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Folder 19 Applied Physics Laboratory, 1967

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Folder 20 Technical Proposal for the X-Ray Explorer Experiment Phase II, 1967

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Folder 21 MIT Proposal for SAS-B Satellite, 1968

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Folder 22 Expanded Operations X-Ray Explorer Experiment, 1970

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Folder 23 Observing Plan X-Ray Explorer Experiment, 1970

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Folder 24 Extended Objectives for the Uhuru Satellite, 1971

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Folder 25 Uhuru Advanced Studies and Guest Investigator Program, 1972

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Folder 26 Uhuru Advanced Studies and Guest Investigator Program, 1973

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Folder 27 Data Analysis Development, 1973-1977

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Folder 28 Addition to the Data Reduction Effort, 1975

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Subseries 3e: Reports: 1966-1979

This subseries contains progress reports on various aspects of the Uhuru project, both on its construction and on the progress of the reduction of its data.

Folder 29 Progress Reports - Explorer Project Phase 1, 1966-1967

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Folder 30 Progress Reports, 1971-1974

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Box 8

Folder 1 Monthly Progress Reports on Uhuru Data Reduction, 1974-1978

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Folder 2 Final Report - Uhuru Data Reduction, 1979

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Subseries 3f: Clippings and Press Releases: 1970-1975

This subseries contains popular press clippings about the Uhuru launch and the associated discoveries stemming from the data recorded by the satellite.

Folder 3 Press Releases, 1970-1971, 1975, 1977

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Folder 4 NASA Selected Press Clippings, 1971

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Folder 5 Clippings, 1971-1973

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Subseries 3g: Uhuru Memorial Symposium: 1980-1981

This subseries contains correspondence and publications arising from the Uhuru Memorial Symposium on the past, present and future of x-ray astronomy, held on the 10th anniversary of the launching of the Uhuru satellite.

Folder 6 Correspondence, 1980-1981

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Folder 7 Publications, 1981

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Folder 8 Photos, 1980

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Folder 9 Proceedings, 1981

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Subseries 3h: Research Files: 1971-1973

This subseries contains assorted handwritten notes and a research notebook on the Uhuru satellite.

Folder 10 Research Notebook, 1971

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Folder 11 Cen X-3 Plot, 1972

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Folder 12 Notes, 1973

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Subseries 3i: Budgetary Records: 1974-1979

This subseries contains records concerning the budget and funding for the Uhuru data reduction project.

Folder 13 Uhuru Data Reduction, 1974-1979

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Subseries 3j: Photos: 1965, 1970-1973, and undated

This subseries contains photos of the various components that were used to make the Uhuru satellite.

Folder 14 Satellite Components, 1965

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Folder 15 Assorted Photographs, 1970-1973 and undated

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Folder 16 Photos. undated

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Folders 17-18 Assorted Slides, undated

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Subseries 3k: Video: undated

This subseries consists of a single videotape containing a short documentary about the construction and launch of the Uhuru Satellite.

Folder 19 Africa and the SAS-A Satellite, undated

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Subseries 3l: Computer Output: 1977, and undated

This subseries contains computer generated printouts arising from analysis of data from the Uhuru satellite. It consists of one folder of computer printouts and one large plot of x-ray observations.

Folder 1 Printouts 1977, stored as oversize item in this box.

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Plot of X-Ray Observations (blueprint storage tube)

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Series 4

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CFA), 1971-1988

This series covers Giacconi's tenure as the Associate Director of High Energy Astrophysics at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CFA). The series contains correspondence, memoranda, project files, proposals, administrative records and publications. This series illuminates all aspects of the Center for Astrophysics from its formation in 1973 to Giacconi's departure in 1981. Both administrative and scientific work is represented. Extensive memoranda and administrative records relate to the development and operation of the Center. There are also numerous scientific project files, rejected proposals and a run of preprint publications from the High Energy Astrophysics Division (HEAD) from 1973 through 1988.

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Subseries 4a: Correspondence: 1971-1981, 1984

This subseries contains correspondence relating to the operation of the Center and scientific investigation. The folders are ordered alphabetically by either the primary correspondent or the topic of the correspondence. There is extensive correspondence between Giacconi and George Field, Director of the CFA. There is also significant correspondence with scientists wanting to visit and work at the Center, either as part of the Visiting Scientists program or as postdoctoral fellows. Two folders of correspondence cover Giacconi's role as a referee for journal papers.

Folder 20 re: Yoram Avni, 1978

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Folder 21 re: Neta Bahcall, 1975, 1979

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Folder 22 Ball Brothers, 1973-1975

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Folder 23 re: George Blumenthal, 1975

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Folder 24 Paul Boynton, 1975-1977

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Folder 25 re: Claude Canizares, 1974, 1977-1980

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Folder 26 re: Alfonso Cavaliere, 1974

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Folder 27 re: Richard Chase, 1980

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Folder 28 Chinese Astronomers, 1979-1981, 1984

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Folder 29 re: Lynn Cominsky, 1978, 1980

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Folder 30 Phyllis DeFano, 1980

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Folder 31 M. Elvis, 1979

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Folder 32 Kenton Evans, 1976, 1978

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Folder 33 G. Fabbiano, 1976-1977

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Folder 34 re: Andrew Fabian, 1980-1981

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Folder 35 Daniel Fabricant, 1978

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Folder 36 R. Feinberg 1979

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Folder 1 George Field, 1973

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Folders 2-3 George Field, 1974

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Folder 4 George Field, 1975

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Folder 5 George Field, 1976

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Folder 6 George Field, 1977

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Folders 7-8 George Field, 1978

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Folder 9 George Field, 1979

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Folder 10 George Field, 1980

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Folder 11 George Field, 1981

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Folder 12 Christine Forman Award Nominations, 1976-1979

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Folder 13 Gamma Ray Review, 1973

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Folder 14 re: Gordon Garmire, 1979-1980

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Folder 15 John Gerdes, 1975, 1981

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Folder 16 Isabella Gioia, 1980-1981

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Folder 17 Paolo Giommi, 1980

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Folder 18 Paul Gorenstein Supergrade Promotion, 1980

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Folder 19 Robert Hansman, 1977

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Folder 20 Harvard Recommendations, 1975, 1977, 1979

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Folder 21 P. C. Hedgerock, 1978

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Folder 22 re: Richard C. Henry, 1977

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Folder 23 Richard Hirsh - History of X-Ray Astronomy, 1976-1977, 1979

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Folder 24 re: Steve Holt, 1976

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Folder 25 Erik Hog, 1977

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Folder 26 Steven Kahn, 1980

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Folder 27 Jan Kallne, 1980-1981

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Folder 28 Ludwig Katz, 1975

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Folder 29 re: Edwin Kellogg, 1979

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Folder 30 re: Robert Krakow, 1973-1974

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Folder 31 re: Bill Kraushaar, 1980

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Folder 32 re: Donald Lamb, 1977-1978, 1980

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Folder 33 re: Fred K. Lamb, 1977-1980

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Folder 34 Robert Leach, 1974-1975, 1978

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Folder 35 re: Walter Levin, 1974

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Folder 36 re: E. Mathieson, 1976-1977

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Folder 37 re: Terry Matilsky, 1976, 1980

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Folder 38 Mt. Hopkins, 1973-1977

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Box 10

Folder 1 National Medal of Science, 1973-1974, 1976

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Folder 2 re: John Naugle, 1976

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Folder 3 re: Dan Parsignault, 1978

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Folder 4 Postdoctoral Fellows, 1978-1981

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Folder 5 Ken Pounds - Cyg X-1, 1975

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Folder 6 re: Steve Pravdo, 1979

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Folder 7 Prizes, 1974, 1979-1980

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Folder 8 re: Saul Rappaport, 1977, 1980

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Folder 9 re: Ed Reeves, 1980

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Folders 10-11 Refereed Papers, 1971-1972, 1974-1979

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Folder 12 re: George Ricker, 1978

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Folder 13 Luis Rodriguez, 1974-1977

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Folder 14 Wallace Sargent, 1977

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Folder 15 Herbert Schnopper, 1976-1977

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Folder 16 re: Peter Serlmitsos, 1978

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Folder 17 Fred Seward, 1975-1977

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Folder 18 re: Sabatino Sofia, 1977-1979

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Folder 19 Start of the Center for Astrophysics, 1972-1973

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Folder 20 re: Ken Swartz, 1980

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Folder 21 re: John Timothy, 1977

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Folder 22 M. Ulmer, 1976

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Folder 23 Ed van den Heuvel, 1977

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Folder 24 re: Nissim Vidal, 1976

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Folder 25 Visiting Scientists, 1977-1981

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Folder 26 Visiting Scientists, 1980-1981

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Folder 27 Warner/Pierce Prize Nominations, 1973-1975, 1980-1981

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Folder 28 Waterman Award Nominations, 1976-1979

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Folder 29 Trevor Weekes re: Gamma Ray Proposal, 1977

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Folder 30 re: Martin Weisskopf, 1975-1977

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Folder 31 re: Robert Wilson, 1977

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Subseries 4b: Memoranda: 1973-1981

This subseries contains memoranda primarily relating to the running of the Center for Astrophysics. The memoranda are ordered by topic, and chronologically within the topic. There is extensive coverage of the Associate Directors' Meetings from 1974-1981. Other topics with significant coverage are the SAO Executive Committee and the SAO Computer System.

Folder 32 Abell Clusters, 1977

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Folder 33 Archiving of Computer Data, 1981

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Folder 34 Associate Directors' Meetings, 1973

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Folder 35 Associate Directors' Meetings Minutes, January-July 1974

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Folder 36 Associate Directors' Meetings, July 1974-June 1975

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Box 11

Folders 1-2 Associate Directors' Meetings, July 1975-May 1977

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Folder 3 Associate Directors' Meetings, September 1977-December 1978

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Folders 4-5 Associate Directors, 1979-1980 (Folders 1-2 of 3)

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Folder 6 Associate Directors, 1979-1980 (Folder 3 of 3)

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Folder 7 Associate Directors, 1980

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Folders 8-9 Associate Directors, 1981

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Folder 10 Budget Projections, 1974

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Folder 11 CFA Ad Hoc Review Committee, 1979-1980

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Folder 12 CFA Board, 1980

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Folders 13-14 CFA Structure, 1980

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Folder 15 Challinor Visit, 1974, 1979

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Folder 16 Core Grants, 1979-1981

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Folder 17 EEO Stats, 1980

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Folders 18-19 Executive Committee, 1978

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Folder 20 Executive Committee, 1979

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Box 12

Folder 1 Executive Committee, 1980

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Folder 2 Executive Committee - Computer, 1980

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Folder 3 Executive Committee, 1981

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Folder 4 General, 1973-1977

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Folder 5 General, 1977

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Folder 6 General, 1978

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Folder 7 General, 1979

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Folders 8-9 General, 1980-1981

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Folder 10 Giacconi Hiring, 1972-1973

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Folder 11 John Gregory, 1973-1975

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Folder 12 Herb Gursky/OIR Division, 1977-1981

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Folder 13 HEAD Memoranda, 1979

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Folder 14 Nova Program "Darkness Visible," 1981

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Folder 15 Paper Preparations, 1979

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Folder 16 Radio Interview, 1975

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Folder 17 SAO Computer System, 1974-1976

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Folders 18-20 SAO Computer System, 1977

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Folder 21 SAO Computer System, 1978

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Folder 22 SAO Council, 1980-1981

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Folder 23 SAO Visiting Committee, 1977

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Folder 24 S.I. General, 1978-1981

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Folder 25 Staff, 1977-1978

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Subseries 4c: Administrative Records: 1973-1981

This subseries contains administrative records touching on the financial and personnel issues of the Center. It contains funding requests, HEAD budget materials, travel vouchers. There are also records relating to personnel evaluations and promotions including Giacconi's own performance reviews.

Folder 26 HEAD Budget, 1973

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Folder 27 HEAD Budget, 1974

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Folder 28 HEAD Budget, 1975

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Folder 29 HEAD Budget, 1976

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Folder 30 HEAD Budget, 1977

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Folder 31 HEAD Budget, 1979

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Box 13

Folder 1 HEAD Budget, 1980

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Folder 2 Contracts, Grants and Proposals, 1979-1981

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Folder 3 Five-Year Forecast, 1974

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Folder 4 Five-Year Preplanning Document, 1980

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Folder 5 Funding Requests, 1974-1975

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Folder 6 Funding Requests, 1975

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Folder 7 Funding Requests, 1976

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Folder 8 Funding Requests, 1978

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Folder 9 Funding Requests, 1979

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Folder 10 Funding Requests, 1980

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Folder 11 Giacconi Financial Reporting, 1976, 1979-1981

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Folder 12 Giacconi Hiring and Performance Reviews, 1973-1974, 1979-1981

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Folder 13 Institutional Funds, 1974-1975

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Folder 14 Institutional Funds, 1976

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Folder 15 Institutional Funds, 1977

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Folder 16 HEAD Management Information Reports, 1980-1981

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Folder 17 Mt. Hopkins Observatory Monthly Reports, 1973-1976

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Folder 18 Overseers Committee, 1974-1975

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Folder 19 Performance Evaluations, 1980

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Folder 20 Personnel List, 1981

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Folder 21 Personnel Review Meetings ,1973

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Folder 22 Fiscal Projections, 1981

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Folder 23 Promotions, 1977

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Folder 24 Promotions, 1980

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Folder 25 Directory of Smithsonian Fellows, 1980

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Folder 26 Smithsonian Staff Handbook, 1981

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Folder 27 Travel Vouchers, 1976

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Folder 28 Travel Vouchers, 1978-1979

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Folder 29 Travel Vouchers, 1980-1981

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Subseries 4d: Projects and Grants: 1971-1981

This subseries contains project files of various scientific investigations undertaken by CFA/SAO while Giacconi was there. The files contain project proposals, progress reports, correspondence, memoranda, budgetary materials and contract documents. One project file "Cosmic X-Ray Studies from Rockets with Focusing Optics" dates from before Giacconi's start, but continues under his direction. Another, the ANS project, began at ASE but moved over to CFA with Giacconi and his colleagues.

Folder 30 Aerobee 350 Rocket Payload Progress Reports, 1975-1976

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Folder 31 Experiment Definition and Integration Studies for the Accommodation of an Aires Rocket X-Ray Telescope Payload on Spacelab/Shuttle

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Folder 32 ANS Contracts, 1970-1978

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Folder 33 ANS Hard X-Ray Experiment Presentation, 1971

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Box 14

Folder 1 Crystal Selection for the ANS X-Ray Spectrometer, 1971

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Folder 2 ANS Program Progress Reports 1-5, 1971

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Folder 3 ANS Program Progress Reports 6-11, 1971

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Folder 4 ANS Program Progress Reports 12-16, 1971-1972

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Folder 5 ANS Memoranda, 1971-1974, 1976

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Folder 6 ANS Correspondence, 1971-1974, 1977

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Folder 7 ANS HXX Checkout Equipment Functional Description, 1972

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Folder 8 ANS HXX Critical Design Review Presentation, 1972

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Folder 9 ANS Program Progress Reports, 1972-1978

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Folder 10 ANS Prelaunch Data Analysis Proposal, 1973

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Folder 11 ANS X-Ray Sky Map, 1973

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Folder 12 ANS Budgetary Materials, 1973-1977

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Folder 13 ANS Press Release, 1974

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Folder 14 ANS Hard X-Ray Data Analysis Proposals, 1974-1977

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Folder 15 ANS Project Authorizations, 1974-1978

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Folder 16 ANS Data Analysis Final Report, 1978

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Folder 17 ANS Promotional Card, undated

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Folder 18 Bragg Crystal X-Ray Spectrometer, 1979-1980

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Folder 19 A Measurement of the Cosmic-Ray Energy Spectrum from 1011 to 1016 eV, 1975

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Folders 20-21 Cosmic X-Ray Studies from Rockets with Focusing Optics, 1971-1976

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Folders 22-24 Construction of a High-Resolution, Cylindrical Crystal Spectrometer Suitable for Line Shape Diagnostics of X-Rays from Hot Plasmas Proposals, 1976-1981

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Folder 25 Construction of a High-Resolution Cylindrical, Crystal Spectrometer for Line Shape Diagnostics of X-Rays from Hot Plasmas Contracts and Funding, 1976-1981

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Folder 26 Construction of a High-Resolution Cylindrical, Crystal Spectrometer for Line Shape Diagnostics of X-Rays from Hot Plasmas Progress Reports, 1976-1981

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Folder 27 Gamma Ray Observation, 1973

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Folder 28 Grazing Incidence Telescope for X-Ray Astronomy using Sounding Rockets, 1974-1979

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Box 15

Folder 1 High Resolution Imager (HRI) for the Roentgen Satellite (ROSAT) Proposals, 1981

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Folder 2 High Resolution Imager (HRI) for the Roentgen Satellite (ROSAT) Memoranda and Correspondence, 1980-1981

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Folder 3 High Resolution X-Ray Detector Development, 1980

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Folder 4 Continuation of a Sounding Rocket Program of X-Ray Astronomy with Large Area Collectors of High Angular Resolution, 1974

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Folder 5 LAMAR Proposals, 1978-1981

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Folder 6 LAMAR Memoranda, 1978-1981

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Folder 7 LAMAR Presentation, 1980

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Folder 8 LAMAR Contracts and Authorizations, 1980-1981

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Folder 9 LAMAR Correspondence, 1980-1981

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Folder 10 LAMAR Progress Reports, 1980-1981

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Folder 11 LAMAR Schematics, 1980

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Folder 12 LAMAR Sounding Rocket Program Proposals, 1974-1981

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Folder 13 LAMAR Sounding Rocket Program Project Authorizations, 1976-1980

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Folder 14 LAMAR Sounding Rocket Program Memoranda, 1977-1980

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Folder 15 LAMAR Sounding Rocket Program Progress Reports, 1979-1981

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Folder 16 Development of a Low-light Imaging System for Cosmological Investigations, 1975-1976

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Folder 17 Large Space Telescope (LST) Proposals, 1975

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Folder 18 Large Space Telescope (LST) Memoranda, 1975-1977

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Folder 19 Meteoroid Mass Flux Studies, 1975-1979

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Folders 20-21 SAS-C Data Reduction, 1974-1981

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Folder 22 Development of a Scintillating Imaging Proportional Counter for Applications in X-Ray Astronomy, 1975-1977

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Folder 23 Single Photon Imaging Detector Memoranda, 1976-1978

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Folders 24-25 Single Photon Imaging Detector Proposals, 1976-1978

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Folder 26 Single Photon Imaging Detector Authorizations and Budgets, 1976-1979

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Folder 27 Single Photon Imaging Detector Correspondence, 1977-1978

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Folder 28 Single Photon Imaging Detector Reports, 1977-1979

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Folder 29 Sounding Rocket Experiment to Study the Diffuse Soft X-Ray Background Proposals, 1974-1980

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Box 16

Folder 1 Sounding Rocket Experiment to Study the Diffuse Soft X-Ray Background Contracts and Authorizations, 1978-1980

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Folder 2 Sounding Rocket Experiment to Study the Diffuse Soft X-Ray Background Progress Reports, 1979-1981

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Folder 3 Transient Source Survey Explorer Study, 1976-1977

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Folder 4 Transmission Gratings and Optical Constants in the Vacuum UV and X-Ray Region, 1980-1981

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Folder 5 X-Ray Imaging Detectors with Negative Electron Affinity Photocathodes Proposals, 1975-1976, 1980

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Folder 6 X-Ray Imaging Detectors with Negative Electron Affinity Photocathodes Memoranda, 1976-1979, 1981

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Folder 7 X-Ray Imaging Detectors with Negative Electron Affinity Photocathodes Project Authorizations, 1976-1980

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Folder 8 X-Ray Imaging Detectors with Negative Electron Affinity Photocathodes Correspondence, 1977-1980

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Folder 9 X-Ray Imaging Detectors with Negative Electron Affinity Photocathodes Reports, 1980

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Folder 10 Grants: Jan Kallne, 1980

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Folder 11 Grants: Studies and Observations of UV and X-Ray Sources, 1979

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Subseries 4e: Proposals: 1972-1981

This subseries contains rejected project proposals from 1972 through 1981.

Folder 12 To Investigate the Scattering and Extinction of Sunlight in the Atmosphere of Venus, 1972

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Folder 13 High Resolution X-Ray Astronomy, 1973

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Folder 14 Systematic Experimental and Theoretical Program to Improve the Angular Resolution of X-Ray Telescopes, 1973

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Folder 15 Lunar Data Analysis and Synthesis, 1973

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Folder 16 Apollo Soyuz Test Program Proposals, 1973

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Folder 17 High-Resolution Optical Spectroscopy of Comet Kohutek, 1973

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Folder 18 Celestial X-Ray Sensor for Studies of the Venus Atmosphere and Localization of Gamma Bursts, 1973

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Folder 19 Hard X-Ray Burst Detector with High Angular Resolution, 1973

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Folder 20 XUV Telescope Sounding Rocket Survey, 1974

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Folder 21 An Imaging Detector for Hard X-Ray Sources, 1974

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Folder 22 A Sky Survey in High-Energy Gamma Rays, 1974

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Folder 23 Definition of Large Area Modular Arrays of Reflectors for Cosmic X-Ray Observations of Very High Sensitivity, 1974

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Folder 24 A Sky Survey in High Energy Gamma Rays, 1974

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Folder 25 An Experiment Definition Study of a Soft Solar X-Ray Imaging and Spectrometric System, 1974

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Folder 26 Measurements of Bremsstrahlung, Radiative Electron Capture, and Dielectronic Recombination, 1974

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Folders 27-28 Temporal X-Ray Explorer, 1974

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Folder 29 Localization of Gamma Ray Bursts and Investigation of Temporal Structure and Spectra from Near Earth Orbit, 1974

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Folder 30 Participation in XUV Astronomy Mission Definition, 1974

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Folders 31-32 An XUV Sky Survey with a Wide Field Imaging Telescope, 1974

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Folder 33 Solar Soft X-Ray Imaging Spectrometric System for the Solar Maximum Mission Management Proposal, 1974

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Folder 34 Solar Soft X-Ray Imaging Spectrometric System for the Solar Maximum Mission Technical Proposal, 1974

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Folder 1 Study of an Imaging Detector for Hard X-Ray Sources, 1975

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Folder 2 An XUV Sky Survey Using Sounding Rockets, 1975

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Folder 3 A Collaborative Program of Research into the Theory and Observations of Binary Star Systems with Compact Stellar Membership, 1975

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Folder 4 Measurement of Spatial and Temporal Variability in Lunar Radon Emission, 1975

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Folder 5 High-Resolution X-Ray Mirror Development for Shuttle, 1975-1976

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Folder 6 Development of Low Resolution Imaging Spectrophotometry Using a Low-light Level Imaging System, 1976

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Folder 7 Cosmic X-Ray Spectroscopy on the Space Shuttle, 1976

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Folder 8 Continuation of the Study of X-Rays and Gamma Rays, 1976

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Folder 9 Large Area Modular Array (LAMAR) for an Aries Sounding Rocket, 1976

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Folder 10 High Sensitivity Cosmic X-Ray Observations with the LAMAR Facility on Space Lab 2, 1976

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Folder 11 High Sensitivity Cosmic X-Ray Observations with the LAMAR Facility on the Space Shuttle Orbital Flight Test Missions, 1976

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Folder 12 Spectrographic Imaging X-Ray Telescope Experiment, 1976

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Folder 13 Cosmic X-Ray Spectroscopy on the Space Shuttle Orbital Test Flight, 1976

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Folder 14 XUV Astronomy on the Space Shuttle, 1976

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Folder 15 XUV Astronomy on the Space Shuttle Orbital Flight Test, 1976

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Folder 16 High Sensitivity Gamma-Ray Burst Experiment, 1976

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Folder 17 Short Wavelength Reflectivity of Multilayered Metallic Surfaces, 1977

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Folder 18 Extension of Current State-of-the-Art Microlithographic Techniques to X-Ray and XUV Spectroscopy, 1977

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Folder 19 A Hard X-Ray Detector with Very High Spatial Resolution, 1977

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Folder 20 Development of a Single Photo Courting Linear Silicon Diode Array for Using in a High Resolution Bragg Crystal Spectrometer, 1977

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Folder 21 A Spectrographic Imaging X-Ray Detector Sounding Rocket Experiment, 1977

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Folder 22 Development of an Advanced High Resolution Detector for X-Ray Astronomy, 1977

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Folder 23 Conceptual Evaluation of Cylindrical Focusing High Resolution Bragg Crystal Spectrometer, 1978

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Folder 24 All Sky Camera with High Angular Resolution for Localization and Temporal Study of Gamma Ray Bursts and Soft Gamma Ray Sources, 1978

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Folders 25-26 A Small, Helium-cooled, Infrared Telescope for Spacelab, 1976-1978

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Folder 27 Evaluation of Position Sensitive Detectors for a Cylindrical Focusing High Resolution Bragg Crystal Spectrometer, 1979

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Folder 28 A Focusing Crystal Spectrograph for X-Rays from Laser Fusion Targets

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Folder 29 Simultaneous UV and X-Ray Observations of Variable Quasars, 1979

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Folder 30 Studies of the Replication Method for X-Ray Telescopes for the LAMAR Facility, 1979

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Folder 31 Testing of Mosaic Crystals for Cosmic X-Ray Spectroscopy, 1979

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Folder 32 Measurement of the X-Ray Spectra of Molybdenum Ions, 1979

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Folder 33 Design and Development of High Quality X-Ray Imaging Detectors for X-Ray Astronomy Using Negative Electron Affinity Photocathodes, 1979

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Folder 34 Proportional Counter for X-Ray Analysis of Lunar and Planetary Surfaces, 1975-1979

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Folder 35 Development of Instrument for Measurement of Mass Flow Distribution and Chemical Composition of Comets from X-Ray Fluorescence, 1977-1979

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Folder 36 High Resolution Cosmic X-Ray Spectroscopy on Shuttle/Spacelab, 1978-1979

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Folder 37 A Comparative Study of the UV and X-Ray Line Spectra of Four Binary X-Ray Sources, 1978-1979

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Folder 38 An Imaging Solid State Spectrometer for Cosmic X-Ray Spectroscopy, 1978-1979

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Folder 1 Spherical, Crystal Imaging Spectrometer for Cosmic X-Ray Spectroscopy on the Space Shuttle, 1978-1980

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Folder 2 Stellar Coronal Explorer, 1980

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Folder 3 Study of Solar and Stellar Coronal Plasmas, 1981

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Folder 4 Pre-Phase "A" Study of a Free Flyer Large Area Modular Array of Reflectors (LAMAR), 1981

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Subseries 4f: Publications: 1971-1988

This subseries primarily consists of HEAD preprint publications from 1973-1988. Indexes of each year appear at the front of the first folder for that year. Two folders contain the drafts and final copies of a book on x-ray astronomy that Giacconi and his colleagues wrote for the Annual Review in 1980. There is also one issue of the "Centerline", the Center for Astrophysics newsletter.

Folder 5 Superclusters, 1977

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Folder 6 Center for Astrophysics Report to the Ad Hoc Review Committee, 1979

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Folder 7 Centerline, 1980

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Folder 8 "Telescopes for X-Ray Astronomy" for Annual Review 1st Draft,1980

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Folder 9 "Telescopes for X-Ray Astronomy" for Annual Review 2nd Draft, 1980

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Folder 10 "Telescopes for X-Ray Astronomy" for Annual Review Final Draft, 1980

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Folder 11 CFA HEAD Preprints List, 1971-1981

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Folder 12 CFA HEAD Preprints, 1974-1975

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Folders 13-17 CFA HEAD Preprints, 1975

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Folders 18-19 CFA HEAD Preprints, 1976 (Folders 1-2 of 3)

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Box 19

Folder 1 CFA HEAD Preprints, 1976 (Folder 3 of 3)

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Folders 2-5 CFA HEAD Preprints, 1977

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Folders 6-7 CFA HEAD Preprints, 1978

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Folders 8-9 CFA HEAD Preprints, 1979

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Folder 10 CFA HEAD Preprints #1109 and #1473, 1979

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Folders 11-13 CFA HEAD Preprints, 1980

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Folder 14 CFA HEAD Preprints, 1980-1981 (Folder 1 of 3)

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Folders 1-2 CFA HEAD Preprints, 1980-1981 (Folders 2-3 of 3)

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Folder 3 Galaxy Clusters, 1980-1981

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Folders 4-5 CFA HEAD Preprints, 1981

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Folders 6-11 CFA HEAD Preprints, 1982

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Folders 12-14 CFA HEAD Preprints, 1983

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Folder 15 CFA HEAD Preprints, 1984

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Folders 1-2 CFA HEAD Preprints, 1984

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Folders 3-5 CFA HEAD Preprints, 1985

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Folders 6-11 CFA HEAD Preprints, 1986

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Folders 12-13 CFA HEAD Preprints, 1986-1987

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Folder 14 CFA HEAD Preprints, 1987

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Folders 1-2 CFA HEAD Preprints, 1987

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Folders 3-5 CFA HEAD Preprints, 1988

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Folder 6 Clippings 1973-1974

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Series 5

Harvard, 1969-1981

This series relates to Giacconi's tenure as a Professor of Astronomy at Harvard University. The series contains memoranda, correspondence, lecture notes, coursework, term papers, proposals, and meeting minutes. The series illuminates activities taking place within the Department of Astronomy including faculty recruitment, graduate admissions and graduate research.

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Subseries 5a: Committee on Academic Studies: 1980-1981

This subseries consists of materials related to the Committee of Academic Studies. This Committee serves to direct the academic progress of graduate students in the Department of Astronomy. This subseries contains memoranda, research plans, research proposals, course evaluations, committee reports and a guide to life for astronomy graduate students.

Folder 7 Course Evaluations, 1980-1981

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Folder 8 Meeting Minutes, 1980-1981

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Folder 9 Memoranda, 1981

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Folder 10 Primer on Grad Student Life, 1980

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Folder 11 Student Paper Grade Reports, 1981

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Folder 12 Student Research Plans, 1980-1981

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Folder 13 Student Research Proposals, 1981

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Folder 14 Thesis Advisory Committee Reports, 1980-1981

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Subseries 5b: Courses: 1975-1978, 1980

This subseries contains materials related to courses taught in the Harvard Astronomy Department. The bulk of the material comes from Giacconi's course Astronomy 262: High Energy Astrophysics (X-Ray Astronomy). One folder contains materials relating to a mini-course on statistics taught by Yoram Avni, a visiting professor.

Folder 15 Astronomy 262 Course Outline, 1980

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Folder 16 Astronomy 262 Course work, 1978

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Folder 17 Astronomy 262 Lectures, 1976

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Folder 18 Astronomy 262 Lectures, 1978

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Folder 19 Astronomy 262 Lectures, 1980

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Folder 20 Astronomy 262 Memoranda, 1975-1978, 1980

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Folder 21 Astronomy 262 Term Papers, 1976

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Folder 22 Astronomy 262 Term Papers, 1980

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Folder 23 Yoram Avni Statistics Course, 1980

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Subseries 5c: Faculty Search: 1973-1981

This subseries consists of materials relating to various searches that Harvard has made to fill faculty positions within the Astronomy Department. Two folders document the search made for a tenured professor, first focusing on Marc Davis as an "optical" astronomer, and then focusing on Josh Grindlay as a high-energy astronomer. There is also a folder concerning a search for an assistant professor. Lastly, there is a file of correspondence from Giacconi regarding various applicants for positions within the Astronomy Department.

Folder 24 Assistant Professorship, 1979-1980

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Folder 25 J. Grindlay Tenure, 1980-1981

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Folder 26 Optical Professor Search, 1978-1981

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Folder 27 Recommendations for Professors, 1973-1979

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Subseries 5d: Memoranda: 1974-1981

This subseries contains memoranda relating to affairs specifically within the Astronomy Department and more generally to Harvard. It is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Folder 28 Astronomy Department, 1979-1981

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Folder 29 Faculty Meetings, 1977-1981

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Folder 30 Graduate Admissions, 1980-1981

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Folder 31 HCO Budget, 1980-1981

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Folder 32 HCO Council, 1980-1981

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Folder 33 Leaves of Absence, 1980-1981

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Folder 34 Robert Reed, 1974-1979

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Folder 35 Relocation of Agassiz Station, 1981

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Folder 36 Visiting Committee, 1976

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Folder 37 Visiting Committee, 1978

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Folder 38 University Memoranda, 1979-1981

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Subseries 5e: Proposals: 1969, 1977-1978, 1981

This subseries consists of research proposals put forward by the Harvard College Observatory.

Folder 39 High Spatial and Spectral Resolution Investigations of the Solar Atmosphere, 1969

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Folder 40 Wide Field, High Resolution and High Sensitivity Survey of X-Ray Bursts and Hard X-Ray Sources, 1977

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Folder 1 Imaging Hard X-Ray Survey Experiment on Shuttle/Skylab, 1978

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Folder 2 Energetic X-Ray Imaging and Timing Experiment on the X-Ray Timing Explorer Mission, 1981

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Subseries 5f: Administrative Records: 1974, 1976-1977, 1979-1981

This subseries consists of records relating to the running of the Astronomy Department. The subseries contains faculty, staff, and student directories, affirmative action documents, academic calendars, a list of film projectors, Harvard's policy on patents and copyrights and a map of the campus.

Folder 3 Astronomy Department Faculty and Grad Student Directories, 1979-1981

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Folder 4 Harvard Faculty and Staff Directory, 1980-1981

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Folder 5 Astronomy Department General Documents, 1974, 1976-77, 1980-1981

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Folder 6 Insurance, 1981

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Subseries 5g: Graduate Advisees: 1973-1977

This subseries consists of records relating to graduate students advised by Giacconi while at Harvard.

Folder 7 Andrew Conners, 1973, 1975-1976

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Folder 8 Ken Swartz, 1974-1977

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Subseries 5h: University Appointments: 1971-1972, 1974, 1976, 1978

This subseries consists of documents appointing Giacconi first to the position of Associate of the Harvard College Observatory and later to the position of Associate Director of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.

Folder 9 University Appointments, 1971-1972, 1974, 1976, 1978

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Subseries 5i: Clippings: 1979

This subseries contains clippings relating to Harvard University.

Folder 10 Clippings, 1979

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Series 6

High Energy Astrophysical Observatory (HEAO), 1967-1974, 1976, 1978-1980 and undated

This series consists of materials related to the HEAO series of projects as a whole. It consists of budgetary materials, correspondence about collaborative efforts, reports, proposals, meeting notes and agenda, general correspondence and press materials. The budget materials chronicle the difficulties that the HEAO program experienced in 1973, when it was almost cancelled.

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Subseries 6a: Budget: 1972-1973

This subseries consists of materials relating to the budgetary difficulties that the HEAO program suffered in 1972-1973. The subseries primarily consists of correspondence and memoranda.

Folder 11 Funding Concerns, 1972

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Folder 12 Project Termination, 1973

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Folder 13 ASE money problems due to HEAO cancellation, 1973

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Folder 14 Experiment Restructuring, 1973

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Subseries 6b: Collaboration: 1969-1972

This subseries consists of correspondence related to collaborative efforts between ASE and other companies for the HEAO projects.

Folder 15 Correspondence, 1969-1970

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Folder 16 General Electric, 1969-1970

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Folder 17 TRW, 1969-1972

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Folder 18 Boeing, 1970

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Subseries 6c: Meetings: 1967, 1970, 1974, 1976, 1979-1980

This subseries consists of notes and agendas from meetings related to the HEAO projects.

Folder 19 National X-Ray Astronomy Facility, 1967

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Folder 20 Review, July 7, 1970

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Folder 21 NASA X-Ray Astronomy Panel Meeting, 1970

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Folder 22 HEAO Spacecraft Management Review, May 2, 1974

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Folders 23-24 NASA Program Presentation, May 1974

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Folder 25 HEAO/NASA, September 27-28, 1976

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Folder 26 HEAO Science Symposium (Huntsville), 1979

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Folder 27 HEAO Honor Awards Ceremony, 1980

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Subseries 6d: Proposals: 1968, 1970, 1973, and undated

This subseries consists of proposals for experiments intended for the HEAO program.

Folder 28 Astronomical X-Ray Polarimetry, 1968

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Folder 29 Large Gas-Cerenkov Experiment, 1970

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Folder 30 ACS (Attitude Control System), 1970

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Folder 31 UCSD Gamma Ray Detector, 1970

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Folder 32 High Energy Gamma Ray Astronomy with a Large Area Spark Chamber, 1970

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Folder 33 Case Western - High Energy Solar Neutron Experiment, 1970

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Folder 34 HEAO Contamination Study, 1970

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Folder 35 NASA Review of Proposed Experiments, 1973

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Folder 1 HEAO/LAMAR Conceptual Drawings, undated

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Subseries 6e: Reports: 1969-1970

This subseries consists of reports relating to the early stages of development of the HEAO program.

Folder 2 Telescopes and Subsystems for a High Energy Astronomy Observatory, 1969

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Folder 3 Study of the Attitude Control and Sensing Systems for the HEAO Series of Spacecraft, 1970

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Subseries 6f: Correspondence: 1970-1972

This subseries contains general correspondence relating to the HEAO program.

Folder 4 1970-1972

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Subseries 6g: Press/Media Coverage: 1975, 1978-1979, and undated

This subseries consists of two promotional booklets produced by NASA to highlight the HEAO satellites. There is also one clipping describing the planned HEAO satellites.

Folder 5 "The New Universe" Film Script, 1975

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Folder 6 NASA Promotional Booklets, 1978-1979

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Folder 7 Clippings, undated

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Series 7

High Energy Astrophysical Observatory (HEAO-A), 1970-1981

This series contains materials related to Giacconi's involvement with the HEAO-A satellite in the High Energy Astrophysics Observatory (HEAO) series of launches, first with ASE and later with the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. The series consists of proposals, reports, contract materials, publications, memoranda and correspondence relating to the overall HEAO-A effort and to specific experiments on the satellite. The two specific experiments were AXR-1, a large-area focusing x-ray collector, and AXR-2, a scanning modulation collimator. AXR-1 was scrapped in 1973 when the entire HEAO program was restructured, but AXR-2 continued and was included in the HEAO-A launch in 1977 as experiment HEAO A-3.

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Subseries 7a: AXR-1: 1970-1973

This subseries contains materials related to the large-area focusing collector experiment for HEAO-A satellite. This subseries contains reports, proposals, contracts, memoranda and correspondence relating to the design and preliminary testing of the focusing collector.

Folder 8 Management Proposal for a Long Wavelength Cosmic X-Ray Survey with a Large-Area Focusing Collector, 1970

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Folder 9 Program Definition Phase for a Large-Area Focusing Collector, 1970

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Folder 10 Phase C/D Proposal Vol. I, 1971

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Folder 11 Phase C/D Proposal Vol. II, 1971

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Folder 12 Phase C/D Proposal Vol. III, 1971

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Folder 13 Mission Operations and Data Analysis, 1971

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Folders 14-15 Columbia (CAL)-Long Wavelength Cosmic X-Ray Survey with a Large-Area Focusing Collector, 1971

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Folder 16 Continuation of Phase B Definition Activities, 1971

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Folder 17 Preliminary Proposal for an Ultraviolet Monitor for the Large-Area Focusing X-Ray Collector Experiment, 1971 (?)

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Folder 18 Mission Operations and Data Analysis, 1972

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Folder 19 Phase C/D Proposal for AXR-1 Vol. I, 1971

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Folder 20 Phase C/D Proposal for AXR-1 Vol. II, 1972

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Folder 21 Phase C/D Proposal for AXR-1 Vol. III, 1972

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Folders 22-24 Modifications to Proposal for HEAO Experiment AXR-1, Phase C/D, 1972

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Folder 25 Program Change Proposals, 1972

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Folder 26 Engineering Summary of the Technical Proposal for a Cosmic X-Ray Survey with a Large-Area Focusing Collector, 1972

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Folder 27 Proposal for Completion of Laboratory Work with a Large-Area Focusing Collector, 1973

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Folder 28 C/D Program Phase of the Large-Area Focusing Collector Experiment, undated

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Folder 29 Preliminary Requirements Review, 1971

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Box 25

Folder 1 End-Item Specification (Columbia), 1971

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Folder 2 Program Development Plan (ASE) Large-Area Focusing Collector Experiment Vol. I, 1971

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Folders 3-5 Program Development Plan (Columbia) Large-Area Focusing Collector Experiment, 1971

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Folder 6 Quality Program Plan AXR-1, 1972

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Folder 7 Reliability Program Plan for AXR-1, 1972

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Folder 8 Program Management Plan, 1972

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Folder 9 Experiment Verification Plan, 1972

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Folder 10 Safety Program Plan, 1972

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Folder 11 Contamination Control Plan, 1972

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Folder 12 Electromagnetic Compatibility Control Plan, 1972

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Folder 13 Radiation Control Plan, 1972

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Folder 14 Status of the Columbia University Long Wavelength Focusing Collector Experiment, 1971

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Folder 15 Trade-off Study Reports, 1971

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Folder 16 Review of Applicable Documents, 1971

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Folder 17 Monthly Progress Reports Columbia, 1971

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Folder 18 Progress Reports #1-2, 1972

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Folder 19 Progress Reports #3-4, 1972

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Folder 20 Progress Reports #5-6, 1972

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Folder 21 Progress Report #7, 1972

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Folder 22 Progress Report #8, 1973

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Folder 23 Final Report Contract NAS8-28572, 1973

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Folder 24 AXR-1 Instrument Development Status Report, 1973

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Folders 25-26 Correspondence Columbia, 1971-1972

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Folder 1 Memoranda Columbia, 1970-1972

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Folder 2 Correspondence Contract NAS8-27971, 1972-1973

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Folder 3 Memoranda Contract NAS8-27971, 1972-1973

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Folder 4 Contracts NAS8-26841, 1971-1972

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Folder 5 Contracts NAS8-27971, 1972-1973

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Folder 6 Contracts NAS8-28572, 1972

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Subseries 7b: AXR-2: 1970-1981

This subseries consists of materials related to the scanning modulation collimator experiment. The subseries contains proposals, reports, plans, design specifications, memoranda, contracts, publications and correspondence relating to the design, construction, and flight of the AXR-2 experiment about HEAO-A.

Folder 7 Phase C/D Proposal Vol. I, 1971

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Folder 8 Phase C/D Proposal Vol. II, 1971

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Folder 9 Phase C/D Proposal Vol. III, 1971

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Folder 10 MIT-Integrated X-Ray Modulation Collimator Experiment, 1971-1972

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Folder 11 Supplement to Phase C/D Proposal Vol. I, 1972

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Folder 12 Supplement to Phase C/D Proposal Vol. II, 1972

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Folder 13 Supplement to Phase C/D Proposal Vol. III, 1972

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Folder 14 Supplement to Phase C/D Proposal Vol. IV, 1972

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Folder 15 Program Change Proposals, 1972

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Folder 16 A-3 Proposal Restructured Vol. I and III, 1973

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Folder 17 A-3 Proposal Restructured Vol. II, 1973

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Folder 18 Participation in the Scanning Modulation Collimator Experiment, 1973

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Folder 19 Proposal P633-9-76, 1976

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Folder 20 Proposal P707-6-77, 1977

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Folder 21 Proposal P973-4-80, 1980

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Folder 22 Design Review, 1971

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Box 27

Folder 1 Preliminary End-Item Specifications, 1971

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Folder 2 Preliminary End-Item Specifications for HEAO A-3, 1973

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Folder 3 Mission Operations Requirements, 1974-1976

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Folder 4 Quality Program Plan, 1972

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Folder 5 Reliability Program Plan, 1972

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Folder 6 Experiment Verification Plan, 1972

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Folder 7 Program Management Plan, 1972

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Folder 8 Engineering and Development Plan, 1972

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Folder 9 Safety Program Plan, 1972

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Folder 10 Radiation Control Plan, 1972

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Folder 11 Electromagnetic Compatibility Control Plan, 1972

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Folder 12 Contamination Control Plan for AXR-2, 1972

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Folder 13 Reliability Program Plan HEAO A-3, 1973

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Folder 14 Quality Program Plan for HEAO A-3, 1973

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Folder 15 Safety Program Plan for HEAO A-3, 1973

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Folder 16 Progress Reports #1-4, 1972

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Folder 17 Progress Reports #5-6, 1972

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Folder 18 Progress Report #7, 1972

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Folder 19 Progress Report #8, 1973

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Folders 20-21 Progress Reports, 1974-1981

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Folder 22 Contracts NAS8-27973, 1972-1973

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Folders 23-24 Contracts NAS8-30453, 1973-1981

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Folder 25 Contracts Budgets NAS8-30453, 1974-1976

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Folder 26 Memoranda, 1972-1973, 1977-1979

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Folder 27 Correspondence MIT, 1970-1973

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Folder 28 Correspondence ,1972-1981

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Folder 29 Publications, 1975, 1977-1978, undated

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Subseries 7c: HEAO-A General: 1970-1972, 1977-1978, and undated

This subseries contains materials related to the HEAO-A satellite as a whole. It includes memoranda, stationery, publications, newsletters and correspondence.

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Folder 1 Memoranda, 1970-1971

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Folder 2 Memoranda MIT, 1971-1972

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Folder 3 NASA Technical Memoranda, 1977

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Folder 4 Newsletters, 1977-1978

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Folder 5 Annual Report, 1978

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Folder 6 Sky and Telescope Article, 1978

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Folder 7 HEAO-A Experimenters' Stationery, undated

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Folder 8 HEAO-A List of Experiments, undated

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Series 8

Large Orbiting X-Ray Telescope (LOXT, HEAO-C), 1968-1974

This series contains materials arising from Giacconi's involvement with the Large Orbiting X-Ray Telescope (LOXT) proposed for flight on the HEAO-C satellite. The series consists of proposals, reports, contract materials, publications, memoranda and correspondence relating to the LOXT experiment. The HEAO-C Satellite was eventually launched in 1979, but the LOXT was not one of the experiments.

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Subseries 8a: Proposals: 1970-1972

This subseries consists of various research and design proposals put forth during the LOXT project.

Folder 9 LOXT Management Proposal, 1970

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Folders 10-11 LOXT Technical Proposal Summary, 1970

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Folder 12 LOXT Management Plan and Phase B Proposal, 1971

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Folder 13 LOXT Mirror Design Study, 1971

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Folder 14 LOXT Mirror Graphite Composite Test Program, 1971

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Folder 15 LOXT Management Plan and Phase B Proposal, 1972

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Folder 16 Supplemental Proposal to the LOXT Mirror Design Study, 1972

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Folder 17 Supplement to the LOXT Phase B Proposal - High Resolution Mirror Development and Test Program, 1972

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Folder 18 LOXT Phase B Study Plan, 1972

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Folder 19 LOXT Pre-Definition Phase Extension, 1972

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Subseries 8b: Reports: 1971-1974

This subseries consists of reports on various parts of the LOXT experiment throughout its development cycle.

Folder 20 LOXT Contract NAS8-27795 Progress Reports, 1971-1972

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Folder 21 HEAO Mission C, Phase A Final Report, Vol. I Executive Summary, 1972

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Folder 22 HEAO Mission C, Phase A Final Report, Vol. II Preliminary Analysis and Conceptual Design, 1972

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Folder 23 HEAO Mission C, Phase A Final Report, Vol. III Appendices, 1972

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Folder 24 LOXT Pre-Definition Study Progress Reports #1-2, 1972

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Folder 25 LOXT Pre-Definition Study Progress Report #3, 1972

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Folder 26 LOXT Pre-Definition Study Progress Report #4, 1972

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Folders 1-2 LOXT Mirror Design Study, 1972

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Folder 3 LOXT Pre-Definition Study Progress Reports #5-6, 1972

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Folder 4 LOXT Pre-Definition Study Progress Reports #7, 1972

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Folder 5 LOXT Summary Status Reports, 1972

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Folder 6 LOXT Pre-Definition Study Progress Reports #8, 1973

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Folder 7 LOXT Pre-Definition Study Progress Reports #10-11, 1973

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Folder 8 LOXT Instrument Development Status Report, 1974

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Subseries 8c: Correspondence and Memoranda: 1968-1972

This subseries consists of correspondence and memoranda between members of the LOXT design team and between members of the design team and NASA about all aspects of the LOXT project.

Folders 9-10 Correspondence and Memoranda Large Orbiting X-Ray Facility, 1968-1969

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Folder 11 Correspondence and Memoranda Stellar X-Ray Astronomy, 1968-1969

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Folder 12 Large X-Ray Facility Design Definition, 1969

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Folder 13 Memorandum LOXT Consortium Agreement, 1969

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Folder 14 Correspondence Contract NAS8-24385, 1969-1970

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Folders 15-16 Correspondence and Memoranda LOXT, 1970

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Folder 17 Memoranda LOXT Liaison File, 1970

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Folder 18 Correspondence and Memoranda LOXT, 1971

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Folder 19 Columbia, 1971

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Folder 20 LOXT Correspondence, 1971-1972

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Folder 21 Memoranda LOXT, 1972

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Folder 1 Correspondence Contract NAS8-28534, 1973

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Subseries 8d: Contracts: 1969-1974

This subseries contains contract materials related to the various projects that formed the overall LOXT experiment.

Folder 2 NAS8-24385, 1969-1970

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Folder 3 NAS8-27795, 1971-1972

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Folder 4 NAS8-28534, 1972-1974

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Subseries 8e: LOXT Development: 1968, 1970, 1972, and undated

This subseries contains assorted records relating to various aspects of the LOXT plan, including design, budget and approval.

Folder 5 Notes - High Energy X-Ray Telescope Satellite Columbia, December 9, 1968

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Folder 6 LOXT Evaluation Committee Presentation, 1970

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Folder 7 Request for Quotation - High Resolution Paraboloid Test Mirrors, 1972

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Folder 8 LOXT Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) Statement of Work, c. 1972

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Folder 9 Status Review, September 12, 1972

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Folder 10 Experiment Reviews, 1973

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Folder 11 Review of Low Energy Telescope, 1973

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Folder 12 Budget LOXT, undated

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Series 9

High Energy Astrophysical Observatory (HEAO-B, Einstein), 1970-1985, and undated

This series consists of materials stemming for Giacconi's role as Principal Investigator on the HEAO-B x-ray satellite, renamed the Einstein Observatory after its launch in 1978. The series contains correspondence, memoranda, reports, reviews, presentations, clippings, and photographs. This series covers all aspects of the HEAO-B satellite after 1973. In January 1973 the HEAO series of spacecraft was almost cancelled. The x-ray telescope that was supposed to be flown on the HEAO-C satellite was reduced in size and power and reassigned to the HEAO-B satellite. Giacconi was involved in the project first at ASE, then at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, before resigning as Principal Investigator when he moved to the Space Telescope Science Institute in 1981.

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Subseries 9a: Correspondence: 1973-1981, 1985

This subseries consists of correspondence relating to the HEAO-B project, including its construction, budget, testing and launch. The subseries primarily consists of material between 1973, when the HEAO projects were restructured by NASA, and 1981 when Giacconi resigned as Principal Investigator to move to the Space Telescope Science Institute.

Folders 13-14 1973

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Folder 15 X-Ray Polarimeter, 1973

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Folder 16 1974

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Folder 17 Focal Plane Crystal Spectrometer, 1974

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Folders 19-21 1975

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Folder 22 1976

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Folders 1-3 1976

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Folder 4 MPC, 1976

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Folders 5-6 1977

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Folder 7 1977

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Folders 8-12 1978

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Folder 13 Columbia Funding, 1978

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Folder 14 Deep Survey Assignment of Topics, 1978-1979

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Folder 15 Data Analysis - Visiting Scientists, 1978-1980

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Folder 16 Einstein Colloquia, 1978-1980

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Folder 17 Dispute with Columbia, 1978, 1980

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Folders 18-19 1979

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Folders 1-2 1979

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Folder 3 Dispute over NASA Financial Support, 1979

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Folder 4 Deep Survey, 1979-1980

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Folder 5 Leicester, 1979-1980

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Folder 6 Image Permissions, 1979-1981

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Folder 7 Requests for Slides, 1979-1981

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Folder 8 1980

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Folder 9 Funding Shortfall, 1980

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Folder 10 1981

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Folder 11 Re: Director's Time, 1981

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Folder 12 Einstein Termination, 1981

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Folder 13 Tananbaum Appointment, 1981

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Folder 14 Einstein Data Users, 1985

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Subseries 9b: Memoranda: 1973-1984

This subseries consists of memoranda relating to the HEAO-B project, including its construction, budget, testing, launch and scientific life. The subseries primarily consists of material between 1973, when the HEAO projects were restructured by NASA, and 1981 when Giacconi resigned as Principal Investigator to move to the Space Telescope Science Institute.

Folders 15-17 1973

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Folders 18-19 1974

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Folders 20-22 1975

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Folder 23 1976

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Folder 24 Focal Plane Detector, 1976

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Folder 25 Mission Planning Guidelines and Inputs, 1976-1977

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Folder 26 1977

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Folders 1-3 1977

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Folder 4 Confidential Memoranda, 1977

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Folders 5-6 1978

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Folder 7 Naming of HEAO-B, 1978

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Folder 8 Division of Research Topics, 1978

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Folder 9 Users' Committee 1978

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Folder 10 Einstein Topics, 1978-1979

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Folder 11 3C273 Observation, 1979

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Folder 12 CAS A and Tycho Data, 1979

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Folder 13 Cluster Survey Analysis, 1979

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Folder 14 HRI Observations, 1979

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Folder 15 QSO Group, 1979

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Folder 16 Scientists willing to give seminars, 1979

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Folder 17 Users' Committee, 1979

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Folder 18 New Redbook Meetings and Scientific Topics, 1979-1980

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Folder 19 1980

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Folder 20 List of Einstein Seminars, 1980

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Folder 21 Users' Committee, 1980

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Folder 22 Medium Sensitivity Survey, 1980-1981

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Folder 23 Data Analysis, 1980-1983

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Folder 24 1981

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Folder 25 Users' Committee, 1981

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Folder 26 Scientific Distribution Memos, 1981-1982

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Folder 27 FORTRAN 5 Update, 1982

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Folder 28 1983

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Folder 29 Einstein Distribution, 1984

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Folder 30 IPC Sequences, 1984

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Subseries 9c: Proposals: 1973-1981

This subseries consists of proposals and plans relating to the design, construction, and testing of the HEAO-B project, and to data analysis of the information gathered by the satellite.

Folder 31 Focal Plane Polarimeter, 1973

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Folder 32 SAO HEAO-B Predefinition Phase, 1973

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Folder 33 Budget Proposal for X-Ray Polarimeter, 1973

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Folder 34 Experiment Module for the HEAO-B Mission, 1973

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Folder 35 Interim Cost Runout, 1973

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Folder 36 Technical Proposals for X-Ray Polarimeter, 1973

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Folder 1 Management Proposal for X-Ray Polarimeter, 1973

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Folder 2 RFP Technical Guidelines, 1973

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Folder 3 Proposal Guidelines for Development Phase of HEAO-B, 1973

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Folder 4 Participation in HEAO-B Definition Study, 1973

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Folder 5 Columbia Proposal for Continuation of Work on Program Definition, 1973

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Folder 6 Verification Plan for the Solid State Spectrometer, 1973

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Folder 7 Project Management Plan for the Solid State Spectrometer, 1973

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Folder 8 Preliminary Management Plan, 1974

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Folder 9 Preliminary Mission Operations Plan, 1974

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Folder 10 Development Phase (C/D) of the HEAO Mission B Telescope Experiment, 1974

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Folder 11 Program Management Plan, 1974

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Folders 12-13 Phase C/D Financial Proposal, 1974

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Folders 14-15 Phase C/D Technical Proposal

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Folder 16 Technical Proposal for the Focal Plane Crystal Spectrometer, 1974

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Folder 17 Cost Estimate for the Focal Plane Crystal Spectrometer, 1974

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Folder 18 Project Management Plan for the Focal Plane Crystal Spectrometer, 1974

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Folder 19 Safety Plan for the Focal Plane Crystal Spectrometer, 1974

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Folder 20 Cost Estimate for Solid State Spectrometer, 1974

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Folder 21 Engineering and Development Plan for the Focal Plane Crystal Spectrometer, 1974

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Folder 22 Quality Assurance and Reliability Program Plan for the Focal Plane Crystal Spectrometer, 1974

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Folder 23 Phase C/D X-Ray Telescope Experiment, 1974

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Folder 24 Weight and Mass Properties Control Plan, 1974

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Folder 25 Electromagnetic Compatibility Control Plan, 1974

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Folder 26 Radiation Control Plan, 1974

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Folder 27 Columbia Proposal for Participation in HEAO-B, 1974

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Folder 28 Mission Operations Plan for Solid State Spectrometer, 1974

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Folder 29 Engineering and Development Plan, 1974

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Folder 30 Experiment Verification Plan, 1974

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Folder 31 Program Management Plan for X-Ray Telescope Experiment, 1974

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Folder 32 Engineering and Development Plan for Solid State Spectrometer, 1974

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Folder 33 Technical Proposals for High Resolution Mirror Assembly, 1974

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Folder 1 Proposal Modifications, 1974-1978

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Folder 2 Supplement to NAS8-30753, 1976

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Folder 3 Additional Funds for Computer Acquisition, 1976

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Folder 4 Additional Funds for HRI X-Ray Testing, 1976

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Folder 5 Contract Modifications, 1976-1981

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Folder 6 Data Reduction System Development, 1977

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Folder 7 Modification of SAO Measuring engine to be used for Optical Identification of HEAO-B X-Ray Sources, 1978

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Folder 8 Funding Proposals, 1978-1980

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Folder 9 Star Tracker Contingency Study, 1979

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Folder 10 HEAO-2 Consortium Request for Additional Funds, 1979

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Folder 11 Reduced Effort on HEAO-B, 1981

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Subseries 9d: Reports: 1973-1981

This subseries consists primarily of progress reports on the HEAO-B experiment.

Folder 12 High Resolution Spectroscopy on HEAO-B, 1973

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Folder 13 Technical Note on Reflecting Surfaces for the HEAO-B X-Ray Telescope, 1973

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Folder 14 Experiment Progress Report #12, 1973

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Folder 15 Experiment Progress Report #13, 1973

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Folder 16 Experiment Progress Report #14, 1973

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Folder 17 Experiment Progress Report #15, 1973

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Folder 18 Experiment Progress Report #16, 1973

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Folder 19 Experiment Progress Report #17, 1973

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Folder 20 Experiment Progress Report #18, 1973

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Folder 21 Experiment Progress Report #19, 1974

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Folder 22 Experiment Progress Report #20, 1974

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Folder 23 Experiment Progress Report #21, 1974

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Folder 24 Experiment Progress Report #22, 1974

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Folder 25 Experiment Progress Reports #1-6 Phase C/D, 1974

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Folder 26 Progress Reports #2-5 for Focal Plane Crystal Spectrometer, 1974-1975

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Folder 27 Columbia Participation in Design, Development and Operation of HEAO-B, 1974-1975

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Folder 28 Experiment Progress Reports #7-12 Phase C/D, 1975

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Folder 29 ASE Experiment Progress and Status Report #10 Vol. 1, 1975

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Folder 30 ASE Experiment Progress and Status Report #10 Vol. 2, 1975

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Folder 1 ASE Experiment Progress and Status Report #11 Vol. 1, 1975

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Folder 2 TRW Report - Momentum Management of Reaction Wheels with Magnetic Torquing, 1975

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Folder 3 Progress Report on the Solid State Spectrometer, 1975

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Folder 4 Experiment Progress Reports #14-18 Phase C/D, 1975

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Folder 5 Experiment Progress Reports #19-32 Phase C/D, 1976-1977

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Folder 6 Final Mass Properties Report and Electrical Power Budget, 1977

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Folder 7 HEAO-B3 Mission Operations Progress and Status Reports, 1978

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Folder 8 HEAO-B X-Ray Telescope, 1978

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Folder 9 Progress Reports, 1978-1981

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Folder 10 Star Tracker Failure, 1979

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Folder 11 Operations Control Center Final Report, 1981

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Subseries 9e: Observing Program: 1976-1980, 1982-1983

This subseries consists of material relating to the program of observation carried out by the HEAO-B satellite. The subseries contains memoranda, correspondence, proposals, manuals and observations plans.

Folder 12 Memoranda, 1976

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Folder 13 CFA Proposals, 1976

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Folder 14 GSFC Proposals, 1976

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Folder 15 Columbia Proposals, 1976-1977

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Folder 16 Memoranda re: Guest Observers, 1976-1977

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Folder 17 Guest Observer Program Utrecht, 1976, 1978

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Folder 18 Leiden Proposals, 1976-1979

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Folder 19 Dr. Lydie Koch, 1977

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Folder 20 Guest Observer Program Overview, 1977

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Folder 21 Consortium Observing Plan, 1977

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Folder 22 Publications, 1977

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Folder 23 Guest Observer Program Proposal, 1977-1978

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Folders 24-25 Guest Observer Correspondence, 1977-1978

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Folder 26 HEAO-B Consortium Observing Program, 1978

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Folder 27 Summary of Instrument Performance and Guest Observer's Guide, 1978

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Folder 28 Einstein Movement, 1979

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Box 37

Folder 1 Guest Observer Proposals, 1979

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Folder 2 Consortium Observing Plan, 1979

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Folder 3 Computer Printout, 1979

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Folder 4 Einstein Observatory Users' Manual, 1980

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Folder 5 Guest Observer Correspondence, 1980

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Folder 6 Data Analyses, 1982

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Folder 7 Invitation to Participate in Guest Investigator Program, 1983

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Folder 8 Observing Program - Rough Drafts of Einstein Observatory User's Manual, 1984

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Subseries 9f: Meetings and Presentations: 1970, 1973-1978

This subseries contains materials arising from reviews of the HEAO-B project, presentations about the HEAO-B project, and meetings discussing some of the Einstein results.

Folder 9 NASA Consortium Presentation, 1970

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Folder 10 Consortium Meeting, May 23, 1973

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Folder 11 Consortium Meeting, July 19, 1973

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Folder 12 Scientific Steering Committee Meeting, 1973

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Folder 13 OSS Review, September 13, 1973

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Folder 14 OSS Review Report, 1973

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Folder 15 Scientific Steering Committee Meeting, 1974

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Folder 16 Triennial Review, March 19, 1975

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Folder 17 Consortium Meeting, March 19, 1974

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Folder 18 Presentation to Dr. Noel Hinners, 1975

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Folders 19-20 Triennial Review, September 1975

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Folder 21 Scientific Steering Committee Meeting, 1975

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Folder 22 Tiger Team Review, 1975

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Folder 23 Review with John Naugle, December 9, 1976

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Folder 24 Consortium Meeting, March 25, 1977

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Folder 25 TRW Meeting, February 15-16, 1978

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Folder 26 Project Review at TRW, April 13, 1978

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Folder 27 MIT Astrophysics Colloquium "Early Results from Einstein," 1979

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Subseries 9g: Contracts: 1973-1981

This subseries consists of contract and budget materials relating to the HEAO-B project.

Folder 28 NAS8-30530, 1973-1974

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Folder 29 Project Authorizations NAS8-30530, 1973-1974

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Box 38

Folder 1 NAS8-30751, 1974

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Folder 2 Budget Documents, 1974-1977

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Folders 3-5 NAS8-30751 Contract Modifications, 1974-1981

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Folder 6 Project Authorizations NAS8-30751, 1976-1981

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Folder 7 NASW-3000, 1980

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Subseries 9h: Specifications: 1973-1977

This subseries consists of materials outlining the specifications of the various parts of the HEAO program, and the specifications for the mission itself.

Folder 8 Statement of Work - HEAO-B Crystal Spectrometer MIT, 1973

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Folder 9 Statement of Work - Hardware Development ASE, 1973

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Folder 10 Statement of Work - HEAO-B Telescope Experiment Columbia, 1973

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Folder 11 Statement of Work - HEAO-B Telescope Experiment SAO, 1973

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Folder 12 Aspect Sensor System, 1974

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Folder 13 Image Proportional Counter, 1974

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Folder 14 Prime Equipment Detail Specification, 1974

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Folder 15 Mission Operations Plan, 1974

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Folder 16 Contract End Item Specifications for Focal Plane Crystal Spectrometer, 1974

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Folder 17 Preliminary Instrument End Item Specifications for the Solid State Spectrometer, 1974

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Folder 18 Mission Operations Requirements, 1975-1976

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Folder 19 Focal Plane Transport Assembly, 1977

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Folder 20 NASA Support Plan, 1977

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Subseries 9i: Press/Media Coverage: 1978-1981, and undated

This series consists primarily of articles and press releases about the Einstein Observatory. There is also a transcript of a Nova program from 1981 about x-ray astronomy. The Einstein Observatory and scientists are prominently featured.

Folder 21 Launch Materials, 1978

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Folder 22 NASA Press Kit, 1978

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Folder 23 TRW Annual Report, 1978

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Folders 24-25 Clippings, 1978-1981

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Folder 26 Harvard Magazine, 1979

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Folder 27 Popular Science, 1979

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Folder 28 NASA Presentation and Press Kit, 1979

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Folder 29 Press Releases, 1979

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Folder 30 Science Magazine, 1979

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Folder 31 Scientific American, 1979-1980

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Folder 32 Science Magazine, 1980

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Folder 33 Aeronautics and Astronautics, 1980

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Folder 1 Transcript "Cosmic Fire" Nova Program, 1981

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Folder 2 NASA Promotional Brochure, undated

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Subseries 9j: Photos: 1977-1979, 1981, and undated

This subseries contains glossy photos and slides of Einstein observations. There are also a number of images of graphs and charts presumably used in either publications or presentations about Einstein observations. Although the first folder in the series contains an index of most of the numbered images, most of the images are unlabelled.

Folder 3 Einstein Images Index, 1984 and undated

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Folder 4 Einstein Photographs 1-52, undated

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Folder 5 Einstein Photographs 53-202, undated

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Folder 6 Einstein Photographs 203-565, undated

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Folder 7 Einstein Photographs 583-762, undated

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Folders 8-9 Einstein Slides Book 1 1-350, undated

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Folders 10-11 Einstein Slides Book 2 351-740, undated

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Folders 12-13 Einstein Slides Book 3 741-1008, undated

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Folder 14 Construction and Testing, undated (Folder 1 of 3)

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Folders 15-16 Construction and Testing, undated (Folders 2-3 of 3)

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Folder 17 Assembly, 1977-1978

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Folder 18 Cygnus X-1 First Light, 1978

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Folder 19 Ursa Minor, Cyg X-3 HRI, Cyg X-3 IPC, 1978 and undated

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Folder 20 Deep Survey, 1979

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Folder 21 Visions of Einstein Educational Program, 1981

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Folder 22 Crystal Spectrometer, undated

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Folder 23 Assorted Photos, undated

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Box 40

Folder 1 Assorted Photos, undated

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Folder 2 IRAS Slides, undated

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Folders 3-5 Assorted Slides undated

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Subseries 9k: Publications: 1978-1979, 1981

This series contains draft materials from publications about Einstein, and a list of papers that were written about Einstein and its observations.

Folder 6 Einstein Papers in Astrophysical Journal, 1979

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Folder 7 NASA X-Ray Astronomy Book Draft, 1979-1980

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Folder 8 Papers written in connection with Einstein, 1981

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Folder 9 Notes about Preprints, undated

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Subseries 9l: Research Files: 1977-1978, 1980-1981

This series consists of notebooks and loose sheets about various Einstein observations, and a timeline of x-ray research up to the launch of the Einstein satellite. The first notebook contains information about the Einstein launch and some photos of early Einstein observations, and the second is concerned with Giacconi's Deep Survey project.

Folder 10 X-Ray Astronomy Timeline, 1977

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Folder 11 Research Notebook, 1978

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Folder 12 Deep Survey Notebook, 1978

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Folder 13 Deep Survey Loose Papers, 1978

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Folder 14 Galaxy Clusters, 1980-1981

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Folder 15 Target Observation List, undated

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Folder 16 Observation Plots, undated

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Folder 17 Observation Schedule, undated

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Subseries 9m: Audiovisual Materials: undated

This subseries consists of one Super 8mm animated segment of the Crab Pulsar as seen by the Einstein Observatory.

Folder 18 Crab Pulsar Movie, undated

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Subseries 9n: Awards: undated

This subseries contains a commemorative HEAO-B plaque produced by TRW.

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Lucite plaque with wood base in foam holder

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Series 10

Advanced X-Ray Astrophysics Facility (AXAF), 1975-1981, 1991

This series details the early design and development of the 1.2 m x-ray telescope known as AXAF. It contains meeting minutes, reports, proposals, memoranda, photos and a videotape. The telescope was originally planned to be the LOXT for the HEAO-C mission. This plan was dropped with the restructuring of the HEAO missions in 1973. The plan was revived by Giacconi in a 1976 proposal to the NASA entitled "Study of the 1.2 Meter X-Ray Telescope National Space Observatory." Giacconi resigned as chairman of the AXAF Working Group in 1981. The telescope was finally launched in 1999 and christened "Chandra," for noted astronomer Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar.

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Subseries 10a: Meetings: 1977-1980

This subseries describes the early design meetings and presentations about the AXAF. The subseries contains meeting minutes, agenda, correspondence, memoranda and prepared presentations.

Folder 1 Meetings - 1.2 M X-Ray Observatory JPL Management Approach, 1977

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Folder 2 Perkin-Elmer X-Ray Telescope Briefing, 1977

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Folder 3 AXAF Working Group Meeting, December 1, 1977

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Folder 4 AXAF Working Group Meeting, January 19, 1978

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Folder 5 AXAF Working Group Meeting, March 9, 1978

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Folder 6 AXAF Working Group Meeting, April 25, 1978

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Folder 7 AXAF Management Meeting, May 18, 1978

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Folder 8 AXAF Working Group Meeting, May 22, 1978

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Folders 9-10 AXAF Working Group Meeting, July 6, 1978

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Folder 11 AXAF Working Group Meeting, September 15, 1978

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Folder 12 AXAF Working Group Meeting, March 27, 1979

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Folder 13 Lockheed AXAF Briefing, 1979

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Folder 14 Meetings - CCD X-Ray Imager Program, 1979

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Folder 15 AXAF Meeting, January 31, 1980

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Folder 16 AXAF Working Group Meeting, June 19, 1980

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Subseries 10b: Proposals: 1976-1980, 1991

This subseries contains proposals for design and construction of the AXAF and for its management. Of note is the first proposal for the AXAF written by Giacconi in 1976.

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Folder 1 Study of the 1.2 M X-Ray Telescope Vol. 1 Technical Proposal, 1976

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Folder 2 Study of the 1.2 M X-Ray Telescope Vol. 2 Management Proposal, 1976

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Folder 3 Development of the High Efficiency X-Ray Detector with 10 Arc Second Resolution for 1.2 m X-Ray Telescope, 1976, 1979

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Folder 4 Proposals - Study of the 1.2 M X-Ray Telescope Revised Proposals, 1977

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Folder 5 Proposals - 1.2 M X-Ray Observatory Study Plan, 1977

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Folder 6 Study of an Imaging X-Ray Detector with Spectral Resolution for use on a 1.2 M X-Ray Telescope, 1977

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Folder 7 Proposals - AXAF Research Study Proposals, 1977-1981

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Folder 8 Proposals - Development of a CCD Array for AXAF, 1978

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Folder 9 Proposals - CCD Camera Facility Requirements, 1978 and undated

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Folder 10 To Develop an Imaging X-Ray Spectrometer for Advance X-Ray Astronomy Facilities, 1979

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Folder 11 Development of a CCD Array as an Imaging Detector for Advanced X-Ray Astrophysics Facilities, 1979-1980

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Folder 12 Preliminary Studies of an Imaging Proportional Counter for the Advanced X-Ray Astrophysics Facility, 1979-1980

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Folder 13 Continuation of a Research Study entitled AXAF, 1980

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Folder 14 AXAF Science Center, 1991

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Subseries 10c: Memoranda: 1977-1981

This subseries contains memoranda about the AXAF project. A number of the memoranda concern funding for the AXAF. A smaller group of memoranda deals with the scientific justification for various aspects of the project that are threatened with budget cuts.

Folder 15 AXAF Working Group Charter, 1977

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Folders 16-18 NAS8-32667, 1977-1981

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Folder 19 AXAF Meeting at NASA, June 15, 1978

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Folder 20 Memoranda - CCD Development, 1978-1981

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Folder 21 January-May, 1979

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Folder 22 Dr. Tim Mutch Briefing, 1979

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Folder 23 Scientific Justification for 1.2 M Size for the X-Ray Telescope, 1980

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Folder 24 Mirror Sensitivity Justification, 1980

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Folder 25 AXAF Energy Response out to 8 keV, 1980

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Folder 26 AXAF A/O Issues, 1980

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Subseries 10d: Reports: 1977-1981

This subseries contains reports on various aspects of AXAF design and management.

Folder 27 Study Plans, 1977-1979

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Folder 28 AXAF Mirror IG Deflection Parametric Study, 1978

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Folder 29 Astrophysics Project Concept Summary: AXAF, 1978

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Folder 30 TDRSS User's Guide, 1978

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Folder 31 Reports - High Resolution X-Ray Imaging with CCD Arrays, 1978

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Folder 32 Monthly Progress Reports, 1978-1980

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Folder 33 Reports - AXAF Final Report for Period, August 1977-November 1978, 1979

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Folder 34 Draft Sections of the AXAF Science Working Group Report, 1979

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Folder 35 High Resolution Mirror Assembly Structural Systems Trades Analysis Interim Engineering Report, 1979

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Box 43

Folder 1 Management of the Advanced X-Ray Astrophysics Facility, 1979-1980

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Folder 2 Reports - Progress Reports on Development of a CCD Array, 1979-1981

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Folder 3 High Resolution Mirror Assembly Optical System Study Interim Engineering Report, 1980

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Folder 4 High Resolution Mirror Assembly Structural Systems Trades Analysis Interim Engineering Report, 1980

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Folder 5 AXAF Science Working Group Reports Excerpts, 1980

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Folder 6 AXAF Science Working Group Report, 1980 (?)

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Folder 7 AXAF Phase A Reference Concept, 1980

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Folder 8 Monthly Progress Reports, 1981

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Subseries 10e: Correspondence: 1975-1981

This subseries contains correspondence between Giacconi and others regarding the early stages of the AXAF project.

Folder 9 1975-1981

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Folder 10 Arthur Walker re: AXAF Management, 1978

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Folder 11 HEAO/AXAF Cost Comparison, 1980

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Folder 12 Giacconi's Resignation as AXAF Chairman, 1981

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Subseries 10f: Contracts: 1977-1981

This subseries consists primarily of contracts and project authorizations for the "Study of the 1.2M X-Ray Telescope" under NASA contract NAS8-32667. One folder contains records about contract H32191B covering "Participation as Members of the Advanced X-Ray Astrophysics Facility Science Working Group."

Folder 13 Contracts - AXAF Funding Needs, 1977

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Folder 14 Contract H32191B, 1977-1981

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Folder 15 Contracts - NAS8-32667, 1977-1981

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Folder 16 Contracts - Project Authorizations NAS8-32667, 1977-1981

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Folder 17 Contracts - NSG-7615 CCD Array, 1979-1980

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Folder 18 Contracts - CCD Project Authorizations, 1979-1981

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Subseries 10g: Publications: 1979

This subseries consists of publications about x-ray optics consulted as research by the AXAF Working Group.

Folder 19 Development of Imaging X-Ray Telescopes at Max-Planck Institut, 1979

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Folder 20 Reflectivity of Gold-Coated Wolter-I Telescopes at Soft X-Ray Wavelengths, 1979

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Folder 21 X-Ray Test Facilities at Max-Planck Institut Garching, 1979

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Subseries 10h: Promotional Materials: undated

This subseries consists of two booklets published by NASA to promote space-based astrophysics. One booklet is entitled "The Advanced X-Ray Astrophysics Facility" and the other is called "The Great Observatories for Space Astrophysics." Each book is accompanied by slides of its illustrations.

Folder 22 The Advanced X-Ray Astrophysics Facility, undated

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Folder 23 The Great Observatories for Space Astrophysics, undated

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Subseries 10i: Photos: undated

This subseries consists of photos and slides relating to the AXAF project. Many of them consist of artists' renderings of the AXAF. A number of slides seem to come from presentations about the AXAF, including design guidelines, specifications and a listing of people in the AXAF Working Group.

Folder 24 Artists' Conceptions, undated

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Folder 25 Slides, undated

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Subseries 10j: Video: 1986

This subseries consists of one video entitled "AXAF," apparently produced for NASA. Running time: 13 minutes and 40 seconds.

Folder 26 "AXAF" NASA, July 1986

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Series 11

Series 11: Space Telescope Science Institute (STSI), 1959, 1975, 1981-1990

This series covers Giacconi's tenure as the first head of the Space Telescope Science Institute from 1981-1993. It contains meeting agenda, minutes, correspondence, memoranda, reports, proposals, press clippings and a video. The STSI is the institution responsible for the Hubble Space Telescope (HST). A good deal of the material relates to AURA (Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy), STSI's parent organization. There is a significant lack of material from the years 1990-1993, and there also is little information relating to the day to day operations of the STSI, or the technical development of the HST.

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Subseries 11a: Meetings and Presentations: 1975, 1981-1988

This series consists primarily of agenda, notes, and presentations made at meetings of AURA (Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy), an organization of which STSI is a member.

Folder 27 HST Meeting Pasadena, 1975

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Folder 28 AURA Board of Directors Meeting, 1981

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Folder 29 AURA Board of Directors Meeting, 1982

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Folder 30 AURA Board of Directors Meeting, 1983

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Folder 31 AURA Board of Directors Meeting, 1984

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Folder 32 AURA Board Presentation Briefing Package, 1984

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Folder 1 Keller Presentation, 1984

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Folder 2 AURA Executive Committee Meeting, December 1984

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Folder 3 Guaranteed Time Observing Meeting, 1985

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Folder 4 AURA Board of Directors Meeting, 1985

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Folder 5 AURA Executive Committee Agenda, June 1985

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Folder 6 STSI Presentation for AURA Executive Committee, June 1985

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Folder 7 AURA Executive Committee Agenda, September 1985

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Folder 8 Agenda Items for AURA Executive Committee Meeting. September 1985

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Folder 9 Space Telescope Institute Council, 1985

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Folder 10 HST Science Working Group, 1986

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Folder 11 AURA Board of Directors Meeting, 1986

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Folder 12 AURA Executive Committee Agenda, January 1986

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Folder 13 NASM Slideshow, 1986

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Folder 14 AURA Executive Committee Agenda, June 1986

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Folder 15 AURA Executive Committee Agenda, September 1986

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Folder 16 AURA Executive Committee Agenda, December 1986

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Folder 17 AURA Board of Directors Meeting, 1987

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Folder 18 AURA Executive Committee Agenda, June 1987

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Folder 19 AURA Executive Committee Agenda, September 1987

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Folder 20 AURA Executive Committee Agenda, January 1988

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Folder 21 AURA Board of Directors Meeting, 1988

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Folder 22 Booz Allen Consultants, March 4, 1988

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Folder 23 AURA Executive Committee Agenda, May 1988

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Subseries 11b: Publications: 1987

This subseries consists entirely of a working draft of the book "Shaping the Space Telescope". The book is a history of the development efforts for the Hubble Space Telescope.

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Folder 1 Shaping the Space Telescope Introduction, 1987

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Folder 2 Shaping the Space Telescope Chapter 1, 1987

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Folder 3 Shaping the Space Telescope Chapter 2, 1987

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Folder 4 Shaping the Space Telescope Chapter 3, 1987

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Folder 5 Shaping the Space Telescope Chapter 4, 1987

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Folder 6 Shaping the Space Telescope Chapter 5, 1987

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Folder 7 Shaping the Space Telescope Chapter 6, 1987

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Folder 8 Shaping the Space Telescope Chapter 7, 1987

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Folder 9 Shaping the Space Telescope Chapter 8, 1987

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Folder 10 Shaping the Space Telescope Chapter 9, 1987

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Folder 11 Shaping the Space Telescope Chapter 10, 1987

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Folder 12 Shaping the Space Telescope Appendices, 1987

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Folder 13 Starfinder Teacher's Notes, 1990

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Folder 14 Exploring the Universe with NASA's Hubble Space Telescope: A Science Writer's Guide, 1991

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Subseries 11c: Memoranda and Correspondence: 1983-1987

This subseries consists of memoranda and correspondence relating to astronomy with the Hubble Space Telescope, and to administrative matters within STSI. Two large folders detail Giacconi's plan to offer a limited amount of time to the amateur astronomical community.

Folder 15 Correspondence - Space Telescope Study Group, 1975-1976

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Folder 16 Memoranda - Management Information Report, 1981

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Folder 17 Memoranda - Don Hall, 1981-1984

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Folder 18 Memoranda - Robert Brown Agreement, 1983

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Folder 19 Correspondence - LST Dela,y 1983

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Folder 20 Memoranda - Janet Heller Personnel File, 1983-1986

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Folder 21 Memoranda - Items for Executive Committee Discussion, 1984

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Folder 22 Memoranda - Actions Taken Due to AURA Executive Committee Meeting, October 1984

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Folder 23 Correspondence - Alice and the Space Telescope - Malcolm Longair, 1984-1986, 1988-1989

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Folder 24 Correspondence - Mark Littman, 1984-1986

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Folder 25 Memoranda - Actions Taken Due to AURA Executive Committee Meeting, January 1985

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Folder 26 Memoranda - Agreement with Beijing Observatory, 1985

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Folder 27 Correspondence - Janet Heller, 1985

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Folder 28 Memoranda - Janet Heller, 1985

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Folder 29 Memoranda - Requests for Science Speakers, 1985

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Folder 30 Correspondence - Don Hall, 1985, 1988

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Folders 3-32 Correspondence - Amateur Astronomy Opportunities with HST, 1985-1987

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Folder 33 Correspondence - Janet Heller, 1986

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Folder 34 Memoranda - Janet Heller, 1986

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Folder 35 Memoranda - New Ideas for HST Uses, 1986

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Folder 36 Memoranda - Mark Littman Cambridge Press, 1986

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Folder 37 Memoranda - Mark Littman Personnel File, 1986

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Folder 38 Correspondence - AURA Consultant Salary Review, 1987

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Folder 39 Correspondence - OPD: Review Panel Consultants, 1987

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Folder 40 Correspondence - Booz Allen Consultants, 1987-1988

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Folder 1 Correspondence - Malcolm Longair, 1987-1989

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Folder 2 Correspondence - Meiksin, Avery, 1988

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Folder 3 Correspondence - Illingworth, Garth, 1988-1989

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Folder 4 Correspondence - NASA Project Management, 1991-1992

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Subseries 11d: Budgets and Operations: 1987-1988

This subseries consists of the proposed STSI budget for 1987 and the proposed operating plan for 1988.

Folders 5-6 Budget, FY 1987

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Folder 7 Operating Plan, 1988

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Subseries 11e: Reports: 1985, 1987

This subseries consists of reports suggesting improvements to the STSI structure, and the responses to said suggestions.

Folder 8 Space Telescope Science Program Implementation Committee, 1985

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Folder 9 Responses to Space Telescope Science Institute Visiting Committee, 1985

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Folder 10 Advisory Review Team for Operations, 1987

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Subseries 11f: Proposals: 1959, 1985

This subseries contains two proposals relating to the Space Telescope. The oldest is outlining the needs of a space telescope program in 1959, over 30 years before the actual Hubble telescope was launched.

Folder 11 Space Telescope Program - Preliminary Requirements, 1959

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Folder 12 Entry Processor, 1985

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Subseries 11g: Press Materials: 1980-1981, 1986

This subseries contains clippings, press releases, and photos about the Space Telescope and the Space Telescope Science Institute, including articles about Giacconi's hiring as the first president of that Institute.

Folder 13 Space Telescope Article in IBM Technical Directions, 1980

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Folder 14 Clippings and Press Releases, 1981

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Folder 15 Photos of Saturn (?), 1986

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Subseries 11h: Video: 1986, 1990-1992, and undated

This subseries consists of videos about the Hubble Space Telescope. There are several interviews with Giacconi about the telescope, including the effects that the Challenger Shuttle disaster had upon the program. There are several tapes that describe the work of the STSI, an episode of Starfinder, an educational astronomy program, one BBC production that describes the HST's mirror problem and several public relations videos about HST and STSI.

Folder 16 Giacconi Interview re: Challenger Explosion, February 25, 1986

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Folder 17 Unedited Giacconi Interview re: HST Launch, 1990 (?)

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Folder 18 Smithsonian World "Where No Man Has Gone," 1990 (?)

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Folder 19 The Launch and Deployment of the Hubble Space Telescope, 1990 (?)

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Folder 20 Starfinder 18 "Density of Matter," 1990

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Folder 21 "Why Is There A Space Telescope Science Institute?," 1990

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Folder 22 "Hubble: A New View" The Sky at Night, 1991 (?)

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Folder 1 BBC Horizon "A Small Problem with the Mirror," 1991

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Folder 2 Video from EPAO (Education and Public Affairs Office) 1992 AAS Display, 1992

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Folder 3 AAS Video Press Release, 1992 (?)

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Series 12

European Southern Observatory (ESO), 1984-1987, 1989-2001

This series deals with Giacconi's time as Director General of the European Southern Observatory and contains both scientific and administrative materials. The series consists of meeting materials, reviews, correspondence, reports, proposals, budget materials, operations plans, and press releases. Unlike some of the earlier series in this collection, the ESO portion was accessioned with a high degree of original order. This order has been maintained as well as possible, with minimal rearrangement and relabeling of materials.

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Subseries 12a: Meetings: 1994-1999

This subseries consists primarily of agenda, correspondence and meeting notes for meetings of the ESO Council. Council meetings were held multiple times yearly. A lesser component of the subseries consists of individual committee meetings at the ESO Council meetings, management meetings and working group meetings.

Folders 1-3 ESO, 69th - 73rd Council Meeting

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Folders 4-6 ESO, Correspondence 69th - 73rd Council Meeting

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Folders 7-9 ESO, 74th Council Meeting, April 1994 and 75th Council Meeting, June 1994

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Folders 10-12 ESO, 76th Council Meeting, August 1994

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Folders 13-15 ESO, 77th Council Meeting, 1994

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Folders 16-18 ESO, Monthly Management Meeting, 1994

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Folders 19-21 ESO, 79th Council Meeting, June 1995

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Folder 22 ESO 46th Committee Council, October 1995 (Folder 1 of 2)

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Folder 1 ESO 46th Committee Council, October 1995 (Folder 2 of 2)

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Folders 2-4 ESO, 80th Council Meeting, November 1995

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Folders 5-6 ESO, Monthly Management Meeting, April 1996 - August 1996

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Folders 7-9 ESO, I - 81st Council Meeting, June 1996

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Folders 10-11 ESO, II 81st Council Meeting, June 1996

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Folders 12-14 ESO, Meeting Paris, July 10, 1996

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Folder 15 ESO, Extraordinary Council Meeting October, 1996/DOC 598, 601 Conf. and 579 Conf.

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Folders 16-18 ESO, 84th Council Meeting, December 1996

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Folders 19-20 ESO, 85th Council Meeting, June 1997

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Folder 21 ESO Committee of Council, September 1997 (Folder 1 of 3)

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Folders 1-2 ESO Committee of Council, September 1997 (Folders 2-3 of 3)

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Folders 3-5 ESO, Meeting with Prof. Courtillot, November 25, 1997

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Folders 6-8 ESO, 86th Council Meeting, December 1997

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Folders 9-14 ESO, Working Group, January 22, 1998

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Folders 15-16 ESO, 87th Council Meeting, February 1998, Garching

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Folders 17-18 ESO, 88th Council Meeting, June 11-12, 1998, Garching

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Folders 19-20 ESO, 88th Council Meeting, June 11-12, 1998, Garching, Correspondence Records

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Folders 21-22 ESO 89th Extraordinary Meeting, September 15, 1998, Garching

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Folder 23 ESO, 90th Council Meeting, December 1998, Garching (Folder 1 of 3)

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Folders 1-2 ESO, 90th Council Meeting, December 1998, Garching (Folders 2-3 of 3)

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Folder 3 ESO, ECC Meeting, Garching, 29 March 1999

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Folders 4-6 ESO, 91st Council Meeting, June 1999, Garching

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Folder 7 ESO, 91st Council Meeting, June 21-22, 1999, Garching

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Folder 8 ESO, 91st Council Meeting Presentation, June 1999

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Subseries 12b: ESO Reviews: 1994-1999

This series consists of documents from ESO's annual organization-wide review process.

Folders 9-11 ESO, Operations - I ESO Wide Review, February 1994

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Folders 12-14 ESO, Operations - II ESO Wide Review, February 1994

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Folders 15-17 ESO, Operations - ESO Wide Review, February 1995

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Folders 18-20 ESO, Operations - II ESO Wide Review, February 1995

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Folders 21-22 ESO, Operations - I ESO Wide Review, February 1996 (Folders 1-2 of 3)

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Folder 1 ESO, Operations - I ESO Wide Review, February 1996 (Folder 3 of 3)

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Folders 2-4 ESO, Operations - II ESO Wide Review, February 1996

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Folders 5-7 ESO, Operations - I ESO Wide Review, February 1997

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Folders 8-10 ESO, Operations - II ESO Wide Review, February 1997

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Folders 11-12 ESO, Review 1997

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Folders 13-16 ESO, Operations - ESO Wide Review Day I & II, February 2-5, 1998

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Folders 17-20 ESO, Operations - ESO Wide Review Day III & IV, February 2-5, 1998

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Folders 21-22 ESO, ESO Wide Review, Garching, February 1-4, 1999/Book 2 (Folders 1-2 of 3)

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Folder 1 ESO, ESO Wide Review, Garching, February 1-4, 1999/Book 2 (Folder 3 of 3)

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Folders 2-4 ESO Wide Review, 1999

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Subseries 12c: Institutions: 1993-1998

This subseries consists of correspondence with other astronomical organizations around the world. The subseries is arranged alphabetically by organization and chronologically within each organization. A large fraction of the material from the Agenzia Spaziale Italiana and the material from the University of Milan is in Italian.

Folder 5 Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI), Documents, 1995

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Folder 6 ASI, Piano Quadro, 1995

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Folders 7-8 ASI, Commissione dei Cinque, 1995

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Folders 9-10 ASI, Documents, 1995-1996

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Folders 11-15 ASI, Documents

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Folder 16 ESO, Correspondence with Universities and Institutes, January 1993 - 1997 (AURA) (Folder 1 of 2)

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Folder 1 ESO, Correspondence with Universities and Institutes, January 1993 - 1997 (AURA) (Folder 2 of 2)

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Folders 2-5 ESO, Correspondence with Observatories (BRERA)s 1993-1998

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Folder 6 ESO, Observatoire de Geneve, HARPS Science Proposal, January 29, 1999

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Folder 7 ESO, Correspondence with Universities and Institutes, January 1993 - 1997 (Harvard)

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Folders 8-11 ESO, International Center for Relativistic Astrophysics, August 1993 - February 1997

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Folder 12 ESO, Correspondence with Universities and Institutes, January 1993 - 1997 (Johns Hopkins)

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Folders 13-16 ESO, Projects Univ. di Milano I, January 1993 - March 1995

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Folders 17-19 ESO, Science and Universities, Milan & Cornell, March 1995

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Folders 20-23 ESO, Correspondence with Institutes - NASA, January 1993 - March 1997

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Folder 24 ESO, Science Institutes - NASA, April 1997

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Subseries 12d: Chile: 1994-1998

This subseries documents the day to day bureaucratic records of the ESO installation in Chile. It consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports and legal documents. A good deal of the subseries deals with disagreements between ESO and the Chilean government over rights granted to ESO by a 1963 agreement.

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Folders 1-3 ESO, Chile, 1994

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Folders 4-7 ESO, Chile, August 1994

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Folder 8 ESO, Chile, November 1994

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Folder 9 ESO, WG Relations with Chile, 9th Meeting, February 16, 1995

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Folder 10 ESO, Chile, Meeting of Chile Working Group, March 1, 1995

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Folders 11-14 ESO, Chile, April 1995

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Folders 15-16 ESO, Chile, April 19, 1995

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Folders 17-20 ESO, Chile, August 1995

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Folders 1-4 ESO, Chile, December 1996

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Folders 5-6 ESO, Chile/Hotel 1998

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Folders 7-8 ESO, Chile

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Folders 9-10 ESO, Chile, Acuerdo

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Subseries 12e: Telescopes: Very Large Telescope (VLT), Large Scale Array (LSA), National New Technology Telescope (NNTT): 1984-1987, 1989-1998

This subseries consists of technical and administrative materials relating to various telescopes developed and proposed at the ESO. The Very Large Telescope refers to one of four 8 meter telescopes developed and built by ESO in Chile. The Large Scale Array is an array of radio telescopes. The National New Technology Telescope was a proposed 15 meter telescope that was never funded.

Folder 11 VLT Miscellaneous Reports, 1985, 1986, 1991

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Folder 12 ESO, VLT, Early Reports, 1986

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Folder 13 VLT, Miscellaneous Reports, 1986

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Folder 14 ESO, 2nd Workshop on VLT, Venice, 1986, Proceedings

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Folder 15 ESO, VLT, Proposal for Construction, March 1987

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Folder 16 ESO, VLT, Project Reports, 1989-1990

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Folder 17 ESO, VLT, Early Reports, 1989, 1991

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Folder 18 ESO, VLT Site Selection and Operations, ESO/Chile 1990

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Folder 19 VLT, Miscellaneous Reports, 1990

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Folder 1 ESO, VLT, Project Reports, 1991-1993

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Folders 2-5 ESO, VLT Programme Review, January 11-15, 1993

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Folders 6-9 VLT Programme Review, January 1993

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Folder 10 VLT, Operations, January 1993

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Folders 11-13 ESO, VLT Bi-weekly Meetings, Sept 1993 - July 1994

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Folder 14 VLT, Ceremony at Paranal, December 4, 1996

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Folder 15 ESO, VLT Division, 1997 Review

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Folder 16 Large Southern Array (LSA), Study Project, October 1995

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Folder 17 LSA/MMA, Management Working Group Meeting, September 1997

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Folder 18 LSA/MMA Feasibility Study, April 1998

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Folders 19-20 ESO, LSA, November 6, 1998

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Folder 21 Preliminary Report of the NNTT Scientific Advisory Committee 1984

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Subseries 12f: Operations and Budget: 1986, 1991, 1994-1996, 1999

This subseries consists primarily of materials detailing the operational plans, both current and proposed, for the ESO. There are also budget materials detailing the financial situation of the ESO for 1996.

Folder 22 ESO, Operations, 1996-2003; 1986, 1991, 1996 (Folder 1 of 2)

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Folder 23 ESO, Operations, 1996-2003; 1986, 1991, 1996 (Folder 2 of 2)

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Folder 24 ESO, Annual Operation Plan, 1994

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Folder 25 ESO, Operation Plan Executive Summary, Blueprint for ESO/Chile in 21st Century, 1994

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Folders 1-2 ESO, 1996 Budget Details, 1995

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Folders 3-4 ESO, Director General WP, 1996

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Folder 5 ESO, Executive Summary of ESO Long Range Plan, 1999-2006; 1999

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Subseries 12g: Press Materials: 1995-1999, and undated

This subseries consists primarily of press releases put out by the ESO describing its operations. There are also clippings from the Chilean press, a folder of "El Mensajero", the ESO news publication, and a folder of assorted reports about the ESO.

Folder 6 Observations of the Chilean Press, March - April 1995

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Folders 7-9 ESO, Press Releases, 1996-1999

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Folder 10 ESO News Reel, June 1999

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Folder 11 ESO, Miscellaneous Brochures, 1995-2001

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Folder 12 ESO, Miscellaneous Documents, undated

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Subseries 12h: Programmes: 2000

This subseries details some of the astronomic and scientific investigations taking place at ESO's La Silla site in Chile.

Folders 13-14 ESO, Programmes Ext/La Silla 2000

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Subseries 12i: Workshops: 1991, 2000

This subseries consists of workshop schedules, lists of participants and papers presented at scientific workshops.

Folder 15 ESO, Workshop - Coating and Cleaning Large Mirrors, October 1991

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Folder 16 ESO/ST-ECF/STScI Workshop, October 2000

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Subseries 12j: Assorted Materials: 1987, 1992, 1994, 1996, and undated

This subseries consists of assorted materials that do not easily fall into one of the other subseries. The subseries contains the "Basic Texts", which are the equivalent of the ESO constitution, a paper outlining the future computer network of ESO, a notebook apparently consisting of Giacconi's thoughts on applicant interviews for an unspecified position at ESO, two folders about the mind and the brain, materials relating to a proposed underground lab, and a folder of miscellaneous reports and proposals.

Folder 17 ESO, Basic Texts, January 1987

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Folder 18 ESO Miscellaneous Documents, 1992, 1994

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Folder 19 Networking at ESO - The Strategy/Dave Muat, 1996

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Folders 20-21 Mind and Brain Information, 1999

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Folder 22 Associated Universities, Inc. Underground Lab, 2000-2001

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Folder 23 Riccardo Giacconi, Interviews (in spiral notebook)

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Series 13

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), 1965, 1967-1981

This series relates primarily to the activities of NASA advisory committees and study groups on which Giacconi served. The series contains meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, blueprints and other scientific background materials. There is also a collection of NASA announcements for participation in scientific research that Giacconi received over the years.

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Subseries 13a: Physical Sciences Committee (PSC): 1973-1977

This subseries consists of materials relating to Giacconi's time on the NASA Physical Sciences Committee. The subseries consists of correspondence, meeting minutes, agenda, and reports. The PSC was the main scientific committee responsible for NASA space research, and it was the forerunner of the Space Science Advisory Committee (Subseries 13b).

Folder 1 Official Correspondence, 1973-1974

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Folders 2-3 Meeting Materials, 1974

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Folders 4-10 Meeting Materials, 1975

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Folders 11-13 Meeting Materials, 1976 (Folders 1-3 of 6)

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Folders 1-6 Meeting Materials, 1976 (Folders 4-6 of 6)

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Folders 4-9 Meeting Materials, 1977

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Folder 10 Employment Documents, 1975-1977

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Subseries 13b: Space Sciences Advisory Committee: 1977-1981

This subseries consists of materials relating to Giacconi's time on the NASA Space Sciences Advisory Committee. The subseries consists of meeting minutes, agenda, presentations, pamphlets, and proposals. This committee was the descendant of the Physical Sciences Committee and served to help advise and direct NASA space science research.

Folder 11 A Distant Model Limit for a Class of Model Gamma-Ray Burst Sources, 1977

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Folders 12-13 Astrophysics Project Concept Summaries, 1978

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Folder 14 Gamma Ray Observatory, 1978

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Folder 15 Hard X-Ray Imaging Instrument, 1978

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Folder 16 HEAO-1 Correspondence, 1978

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Folder 17 Mars: The Viking Discoveries, 1978

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Folder 18 Spacelab Correspondence, 1978

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Folder 19 Solar Terrestrial Programs, 1978

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Folder 20 UAH/NASA Workshop on Space Science Platform, 1978

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Folder 1 Venus Orbiting Imaging Radar, 1978

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Folders 2-7 Meeting Minutes and Background Materials, 1978-1980

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Folders 8-9 Correspondence, 1979-1981

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Folder 10 Voyager Pamphlet, undated

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Subseries 13c: Advisory Council: 1979-1980

This subseries highlights Giacconi's involvement with the Innovative Committee of the NASA Advisory Committee. It consists of meeting materials, including agenda, minutes, presentations, reports and correspondence. The committee was looking at ways to improve NASA space program through new and innovative means. Much of the work dealt with improving the Space Shuttle.

Folders 11-13 Innovative Committee, 1979

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Folders 14-15 Innovative Committee, 1980

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Folders 1-2 Innovative Committee 1980

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Subseries 13d: Astronomy Missions Board: 1967-1970

This subseries covers Giacconi's involvement with the Astronomy Missions Board. It contains minutes, correspondence, reports and employment records.

Folder 3 Employment Records, 1967-1971

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Folder 4 Board Minutes, November 1968

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Folder 5 Board Minutes, December 1968

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Folders 6-7 Correspondence, 1968-1969

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Folder 8 Board Minutes, 1968-1969

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Folder 9 Apollo Telescope Mount (ATM) Correspondence, 1968-1970

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Folder 10 A Long Range Program in Space Astronomy, 1969

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Subseries 13e: High Energy Management Operations Working Group: 1973-1979

This subseries deals with Giacconi's work on the High Energy Management Operations Working Group, sometimes known as HEAMOWG. The subseries consists of meeting minutes, agenda, and correspondence. HEAMOWG was primarily formed to deal with the management of the new orbiting astronomical observatories, such as Uhuru and the HEAO series.

Folders 11-13 High Energy Management Operations Working Group, 1973-1979

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Subseries 13f: Shuttle Utilization Advisory Committee: 1972

This subseries deals with Giacconi's tenure on the Shuttle Utilization Advisory Committee. It consists of materials relating to the meeting of that committee, including minutes, agenda and correspondence.

Folders 14-15 Meeting Materials, 1972

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Subseries 13g: Study Group on X-Ray and Gamma Ray Astronomy: 1965

This subseries consists of material from Giacconi's serving on the NASA Study Group on X-Ray and Gamma Ray Astronomy and the possibility of using space-based observatories to conduct observations.

Folder 16 Correspondence, 1965

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Folder 17 Report, 1965

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Subseries 13h: Opportunities for Participation in Research: 1967-1981

This subseries contains NASA announcements of research opportunities sent out to Giacconi (amongst other scientists) over the years.

Folder 18 Opportunities for Participating in Spaceflight Investigation, 1967

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Folder 19 Opportunities for Participating in Spaceflight Investigation, 1968-1972

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Folder 20 Opportunities for Participating in Spaceflight Investigation, 1973-1975

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Folders 1-3 Opportunities for Participation in Space Science Research, 1976-1981

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Subseries 13i: Reports: 1977-1978, 1980, 1987

This subseries consists of reports put out by NASA on different subjects, none of which seems to have much to do with space-based astronomy.

Folder 4 Surface Penetrator Research Report, 1977

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Folder 5 Lunar Science Research Projects, 1978

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Folder 6 Self-Replicating Systems, 1980

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Folder 7 Remote-Sensing Technology and Global Needs, 1987

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Subseries 13j: Correspondence: 1973, 1977-1981

This subseries consists of one folder of correspondence and memoranda about various NASA projects and groups. It is labeled Miscellaneous in keeping with Giacconi's original designation.

Folder 8 Miscellaneous, 1973, 1977-1981

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Subseries 13k: Publications: 1979

This subseries consists of a glossy information brochure covering the Voyager spacecraft's encounter with Jupiter.

Folder 9 Voyager Encounters Jupiter, 1979

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Series 14

National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council (NAS/NRC), 1970-1989

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Subseries 14a: Space Science Board: 1970-1975, 1978, 1980-1982

This subseries describes the activities of the Space Science Board, of which Giacconi was a member. The Space Science Board acted as an advisory board to NASA about science priorities. The subseries contains reports, blueprints, reviews, correspondence, meeting minutes and agenda. Much of the material is about the space shuttle and its potential use in space-based, high-energy astronomy.

Folders 11-14 Summer Study on NASA Space Science Priorities, 1970-1971

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Folder 15 NASA Space Astronomy Program Review, 1972

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Folder 16 Shuttle Sortie Workshop Report, 1972

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Folders 17-19 Space Shuttle Summer Study Report (Woods Hole), 1973

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Folders 1-2 Space Shuttle Summer Study Materials (Woods Hole), 1973

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Folder 3 Space Shuttle Summer Study Shuttle Telescope Blueprints (Woods Hole), 1973

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Folder 4 Space Shuttle Summer Study High Energy Astronomy Report (Woods Hole), 1973

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Folders 5-6 Space Shuttle Payload Planning Working Group Report, 1973

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Folder 7 1974 Priorities Report of the Committee on Space Astronomy, 1973-1975

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Folder 8 Space Plasma Physics Report Vol. 1, 1978

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Folders 9-10 Data Management and Computation Issues and Recommendations, 1980

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Folder 11 Board Meeting, October 1981

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Folder 12 Board Meeting, November 1982

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Subseries 14b: Astronomy Survey Committee (ASC): 1969-1971, 1974, 1979-1981

This subseries documents the Astronomy Survey Committee's survey of the current state and future of astronomy. The subseries consists of correspondence, meeting minutes, agenda, and reports by the various panels of the committee. The ASC meets every ten years to survey the state of various disciplines of astronomy and to make predictions and recommendations about future research directions. Giacconi participated in the survey for the 1970s and the 1980s, particularly concentrating on the state of high energy astronomy such as x-ray astronomy.

Folders 13-14 Astronomy and Astrophysics for the 1970s, 1969-1971, 1974

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Folder 15 HEA Panel Meetings 1979

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Folder 16 Solar Physics Working Group Draft Report, 1979-1980

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Folder 17 Preliminary Reports on Astronomy Disciplines, 1979-1980

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Folders 1-2 High Energy Astrophysics Panel Report Drafts, 1979-1981

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Folder 3 March 1980 Committee Meeting

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Folder 4 High Energy Astrophysics Panel - X-Ray Astronomy Draft, 1980

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Folder 5 Astronomy and Astrophysics for the 1980s Final Draft Report, 1980

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Folder 6 ASC Report 3rd Draft, 1981 (Folder 1 of 2)

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Folder 7 ASC Report 3rd Draft, 1981 (Folder 2 of 2)

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Folder 8 Report on the Panel of High Energy Astrophysics, 1981

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Folder 9 PICAS Initiative, 1988

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Subseries 14c: Correspondence: 1971-1982

This subseries contains correspondence to and from Giacconi and other members of the NAS.

Folder 10 1971-1973

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Folder 11 1974

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Folder 12 1975-1977

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Folder 13 1978

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Folder 14 1979-1980

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Folder 15 Personal Information Update, 1980

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Folders 16-17 1981-1982

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Folder 18 Eureca Programme, 1982

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Subseries 14d: Committee on NASA Program Changes: 1981

This subseries consists of material concerning the International Solar Polar Mission (ISPM) and how it might be changed or modified to make it more successful.

Folder 19 ISPM NASA Background Material, 1981

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Folder 1 ISPM Review, 1981

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Folder 2 ISPM Review Report, 1981

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Subseries 14e: Ad Hoc Committee on Classified Activities: 1971-1973

This subseries deals with the activities of the Ad Hoc Committee on Classified Activities, which was formed to deal with the problem of classified information arising from NAS projects, and how to deal with the publication of scientific information having to do with those projects. The subseries contains correspondence and meeting minutes.

Folders 3-4 Correspondence and Minutes, 1971-1973

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Subseries 14f: Meetings: 1973, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1982

This subseries consists of material relating to NAS meetings that Giacconi attended, including annual meetings and meetings related to NASA missions.

Folder 5 Assembly of Physical Sciences, 1973

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Folder 6 Annual Meeting, 1978

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Folder 7 Annual Meeting, 1979

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Folder 8 Annual Meeting, 1980

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Folder 9 Committee on NASA S&T Program Reviews, March 1982

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Folder 10 Committee on NASA S&T Program Reviews, November 1982

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Folder 11 NASA Aeronautics Program Reductions, 1982

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Subseries 14g: Publications: 1974, 1982, 1987, 1989

This subseries contains various publications put out by NAS.

Folder 12 Opportunities and Choices in Space Science, 1974

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Folder 13 Report of the Treasurer, 1982

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Folder 14 Science and Technology Centers: Principles and Guidelines, 1987

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Folder 15 Report from the Committee on the Structure of the Academy, 1987

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Folder 16 NAS Member Directory, 1989

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Series 15

Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA), 1970-1975, 1977-1978

This series highlights Giacconi's work on advisory committees for AURA in the 1970s. The series consists of meeting minutes, agenda, correspondence, proposals, bulletins, and biographies. AURA runs several large astronomical observatories in the United States and abroad. Giacconi served on several committees: the Next Generation Telescope Advisory Committee (NGT), the Ad Hoc Committee on the Kitt Peak Observatory Rocket Program, and the Visiting Committee. These committees were intended to investigate and suggest improvements for various AURA programs, especially the Kitt Peak National Observatory in Arizona and the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile. Although AURA is the parent organization for STSI, there is no connection between this series and Series 11: STSI.

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Subseries 15a: NGT Advisory Committee: 1977-1978

This subseries consists of materials chronicling the meetings of the Next Generation Telescope Advisory Committee for AURA. The committee discussed plans for building a larger and more advanced telescope for optical astronomy.

Folder 17 Report #1, 1977

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Folder 18 Report #2, 1977

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Folder 19 Report #3, 1977

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Folder 20 Report #4, 1977

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Folder 21 Report #5, 1978

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Folder 22 Committee Meeting, November 1978

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Folders 23-24 Proposals, 1978

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Subseries 15b: Ad Hoc Committee on the Kitt Peak National Observatory Rocket Program: 1972

This subseries documents the work of the Ad Hoc Committee on the KPNO Rocket Program. The subseries consists of correspondence. The committee was formed to discuss whether or not KPNO should continue with its program of rocket launches dedicated to high-energy astronomical observation.

Folder 25 Correspondence, 1972

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Subseries 15c: Visiting Committee: 1970-1975

This subseries deals with the activities of the AURA Visiting Committee, which travels to various AURA managed observatories to examine and evaluate their workings. The committee was mainly concerned with the Kitt Peak National Observatory, but there is some material for the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile.

Folder 25 Kitt Peak Background Material, 1970-1971

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Folder 26 Correspondence, 1971

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Folder 27 Correspondence, 1972

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Folder 1 Correspondence ,1973

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Folder 2 Correspondence, 1974

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Folder 3 Correspondence, 1975

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Folder 4 KPNO and CTIO Quarterly Bulletin, 1971

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Folder 5 KPNO and CTIO Quarterly Bulletins, 1973

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Folder 6 KPNO and CTIO Quarterly Bulletins, 1974

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Folder 7 KPNO and CTIO Quarterly Bulletin, 1975

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Folder 8 KPNO and CTIO Annual Report, 1974

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Folder 9 History of Users Committee, 1974

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Folder 10 CTIO General Information, 1974

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Folder 11 KPNO Scientist Profile,s 1975

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Series 16

X-Ray Astronomy Institute, 1974-1976, 1979-1980

This series consists of materials relating to the proposed foundation of a National X-Ray Astronomy Institute. The series contains correspondence and proposals relating to the foundation of the Institute. The X-Ray Astronomy Institute was supposed to be similar in function to the Space Telescope Science Institute but directing the efforts of various orbiting x-ray astronomy satellites such as Einstein (HEAO-B) and AXAF. The proposed institute never made it past the discussion phase.

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Folder 12 Proposals, 1976

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Folder 13 Management Documents, 1974 and undated

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Folder 14 Correspondence, 1975

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Folder 15 Correspondence, 1976

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Folder 16 Correspondence, 1979-1980

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Folder 17 Unsent Correspondence 1979 and undated

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Series 17

National Science Foundation (NSF), 1980-1981

This series highlights Giacconi's work on the Astronomy Advisory Committee of the National Science Foundation in 1980-1981. The series consists primarily of meeting material of the committee including minutes, agenda, and correspondence. There is also an annual report of the National Science Foundation from 1981.

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Folder 18 Astronomy Advisory Committee Arecibo, 1980

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Folders 19-20 Astronomy Advisory Committee Meeting, September 1980

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Folder 21 Astronomy Advisory Committee Meeting, April 1981

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Folder 22 Astronomy Advisory Committee Meeting, September 1981

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Folder 1 Annual Report, 1981

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Folder 2 Science and Technology Research Centers Solicitation, 1987

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Series 18

International Astronomical Union (IAU), 1964-1989, and undated

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Subseries 18a: Correspondence: 1964, 1967-1969, 1972, 1980-1984, 1987, 1989

This subseries consists of correspondence relating to Giacconi's association with the International Astronomical Union. The correspondence consists of general correspondence relating to affairs of the IAU and more specifically to preparations for meetings on topics in which Giacconi was interested, such as the HST.

Folder 3 General, 1978, 1980-1982, 1989

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Folder 4 Astronomer's Handbook, 1982, 1984

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Folder 5 Dean, John G., 1986

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Folder 6 Definition of the Meter, 1983

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Folder 7 IAU Representative to COSPAR, 1982-1983

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Folder 8 Joint Discussion about HST, 1987-1988

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Folder 9 Joint Meeting on Supernovae, 1982, 1984

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Folder 10 Membership, 1964, 1967-1969, 1972, 1981-1982, 1987

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Folder 11 Protests against Extraneous Space Objects, 1987

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Subseries 18b: Groups: 1972, 1977, 1979, 1982-1988, and undated

This subseries documents the specific groups and commissions in which Giacconi was interested at IAU meetings. Commission #44 deals with Astronomy from Space Astrophysics, and Commission #48 deals with High Energy Astrophysics. The two commissions have now merged into one body under the title Commission #44/Division XI.

Folder 12 Commission #44, 1977, 1979, 1986

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Folder 13 Commission #48 Correspondence, 1972, 1982-1985, 1987

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Folder 14 Commission #48 Membership Lists, 1985-1986 and undated

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Folder 15 U.S. National Committee, 1985-1988

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Folder 16 Working Group on Numerical Data, 1972

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Subseries 18c: Publications: 1986

This subseries contains one information bulletin about the IAU.

Folder 17 Information Bulletin #56, 1986

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Series 19

Professional Societies, 1967, 1972, 1975-1976, 1978, 1980-1990

This series relates to professional scientific organizations to which Giacconi belonged. The series consists of newsletters, reports, bulletins, and correspondence. This series is closely related to Series 20, Professional Meetings, as many of the meetings that Giacconi attended were put on by these organizations, especially the American Astronomical Society or AAS.

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Folder 18 Accademia Nazionale Dei Lincei, 1986-1988

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Folder 19 AAAS Correspondence, 1988-1989

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Folder 20 AAAS Reports and Bulletins, 1987-1989

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Folder 21 AAS Correspondence, 1972, 1975, 1978, 1980-1982

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Folder 22 AAS High Energy Astronomy Division, 1983, 1987-1988

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Folder 23 AAS Newsletters, 1989

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Folder 24 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 1987-1988

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Folder 25 American Physical Society, 1967, 1976, 1982-1983, 1987-1988

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Folder 26 Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 1986

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Folder 27 COSPAR, 1982, 1985, 1988

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Folder 28 International Academy of Astronautics, 1986-1990

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Folder 29 International Astronomical Federation, 1984, 1986

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Folder 30 Italian Physical Society, 1988

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Series 20

Professional Meetings, 1960, 1962, 1964-1982

This series details the numerous professional scientific meetings that Giacconi attended between 1960 and 1981. The series is comprised of correspondence, conference programs, conference proceedings, and copies of lectures delivered by Giacconi. The definition of "meeting" was made by Giacconi himself in his filing. It is a wide definition, ranging from international astronomical conferences, to physics department colloquia, to junior tutorials at Harvard. There are a number of papers delivered by Giacconi within the records but almost all of them is a variation on the title "New Developments in X-Ray Astronomy".

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Folder 31 X-Ray Astronomy Conference at SAO (Cambridge), 1960

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Folder 32 3rd International Symposium on X-Ray Optics and X-Ray Microanalysis (Palo Alto), 1962

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Folder 33 Correspondence re: Meetings, 1963-1967, 1970

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Folder 34 5th International Cospar Space Science Symposium (Florence), 1964

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Folder 35 American Physical Society/American Association of Physics Teachers (New York), 1964

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Folder 36 2nd Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics (Austin), 1964-1965

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Folder 37 2nd Texas Symposium Slides (Austin), 1965

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Folder 38 Astrophysics Colloquium on X-Ray Astronomy (University of Chicago), 1965

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Folder 39 High Energy Astrophysics Course of the International School of Physics (Varenna), 1965

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Folder 40 Woods Hole Summer Study (Woods Hole), 1965

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Folder 41 University of Chicago Physics Colloquium, 1966

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Folder 1 Cornell Physics Colloquium (Ithaca), 1966

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Folder 2 AAAS Symposium on UV, X-Ray and Gamma-Ray Astronomical Observations (Washington), 1966

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Folder 3 AAAS Helen B. Warner Prize (Los Angeles), 1966

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Folder 4 MIT Colloquium (Cambridge), 1966

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Folder 5 American Physical Society (Minneapolis), 1966

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Folder 6 Rice University Space Science Symposium (Houston), 1966

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Folder 7 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (Boston), 1966

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Folder 8 Italian Physics Society (Bologna), 1967

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Folder 9 10th International Conference of Cosmic Rays (Calgary), 1967

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Folder 10 International Astronomical Union (IAU) (Prague), 1967

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Folder 11 ESLAB Symposium "Satellite and Rocket Measurements of Corpuscular Radiation from Outer Space" (Noordwijk), 1967

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Folder 12 3rd Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics (New York), 1967

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Folder 13 American Physical Society (New York), 1967

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Folder 14 Industrial Associates Conference at Cal Tech (Pasadena), 1967

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Folder 15 4th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics (Dallas), 1968

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Folder 16 Cornell Colloquium (Ithaca), 1968

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Folder 17 AIAA Space and Atmospheric Committee Meeting (Boulder), 1968

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Folder 18 American Physical Society (Los Alamos), 1968

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Folder 19 Institute for Applied Behavioral Science (Washington), 1968

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Folder 20 Special Conference for New England Executives in Electrical Science and Engineering: New Prospects for Corporate Growth (Boston), 1968

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Folder 21 Center for Advancement of Science Writing (Evanston), 1968

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Folder 22 American Physical Society (Miami), 1968

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Folder 23 Univ. of Rochester Cosmic Ray Astrophysics Seminar (Rochester), 1968

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Folder 24 AIAA New England Section Meeting (Boston), 1968

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Folder 25 British National Committee on Space Research (London), 1968

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Folder 26 IAU Colloquium on Space Spectroscopy (Evanston), 1968

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Folder 27 American Physical Society New England Section (Mt. Holyoke), 1969

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Folder 28 OSO Satellite Workshop (Boulder), 1969

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Folder 29 IEEE International Geoscience Electronics Symposium (Washington), 1969

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Folder 30 11th International Conference on Cosmic Rays (Budapest), 1969

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Folder 31 Denver X-Ray Conference (Denver), 1969

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Folder 32 IAU Non-Solar Gamma and X-Ray Astronomy (Rome), 1969

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Folder 33 Society of American Value Engineers, 1970

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Folder 34 American Astronomical Society (AAS) (Boulder), 1970

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Folder 35 IAU Crab Nebula Symposium (Jodrell Bank), 1970

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Folder 36 5th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics (Austin), 1970

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Folder 37 IAU Symposia (Munich and Brighton), 1970

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Folder 38 Cal Tech Colloquium (Pasadena), 1971

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Folder 39 Brown University Colloquium (Providence), 1971

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Folder 40 American Physical Society (Cambridge), 1971

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Folder 41 American Physical Society (San Juan), 1971

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Folder 42 Indiana University Colloquium (Bloomington), 1971

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Folder 43 Marshall Space Flight Center Symposium (Huntsville), 1971

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Folder 44 Harvard College Tutorial (Cambridge), 1971

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Folder 45 Goddard Space Flight Center Colloquium (Greenbelt), 1971

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Folder 46 Cospar International Committee on Space Research (Seattle), 1971

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Folder 47 Bell Labs Colloquium (Holmdel), 1971

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Folder 48 Iowa State Colloquium (Ames), 1971

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Folder 49 Brookhaven Colloquium (Upton), 1971

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Folder 50 Harvard University Physics Colloquium (Cambridge), 1971

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Folder 51 Princeton Colloquium (Princeton), 1971

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Folder 52 American Physical Society (Washington), 1971

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Folder 53 12th International Conference on Cosmic Rays (Hobart, Tasmania), 1971

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Folder 54 AAS (Baton Rouge), 1971

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Folders 55-56 Cospar (Madrid), 1972

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Folder 57 Cospar Program (Madrid), 1972

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Folder 58 Boston College/American Physical Society (Boston), 1972

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Folder 59 AAS Meeting (Seattle), 1972

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Folder 60 Princeton Conference on Compact X-Ray Sources (Princeton), 1972

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Folder 61 6th June Institute (Toronto), 1972

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Folder 62 Royal Society Meeting (London), 1972

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Folder 63 Univ. of Houston Seminar (Houston), 1972

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Folder 64 American Physical Society (Washington), 1972

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Folder 65 Univ. of Illinois Astrophysics Colloquium (Urbana), 1972

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Folder 66 AAS Meeting (Pasadena), 1972

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Folder 67 Univ. of Minnesota Colloquium "Xray Astronomy and Binary Stars," 1972

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Folder 68 6th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics (New York), 1972

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Folder 1 6th Texas Symposium Proceedings "Progress in X-Ray Astronomy," 1973

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Folder 2 Erice Summer Study (Palermo), 1972

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Folder 3 Summer Study Group on Theoretical Astrophysics (Frascati), 1972

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Folder 4 ESRO (European Space Research Organization) Lecture (Frascati), 1972

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Folder 5 Theoretical Workshop on Physics of Compact X-Ray Sources (Kitts Peak), 1972-1973

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Folder 6 Harvard Science Center Dedication (Cambridge), 1973

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Folder 7 XVIth International Solvay Conference on Physics (Brussels), 1973-1975

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Folder 8 IAU Extraordinary General Assembly (Warsaw), 1973

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Folder 9 IAU Symposium #64 (Warsaw), 1973

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Folder 10 U. Chicago Symposium at Yerkes Observatory (Wisconsin), 1973

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Folder 11 X-Ray Symposium - Goddard Space Flight Center (Greenbelt), 1973

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Folder 12 American Physical Society (New York), 1973

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Folder 13 Naval Research Laboratory Symposium (Washington), 1973

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Folder 14 New York Academy of Sciences, 1973

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Folder 15 International Conference on Supernovae (Lecce), 1973

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Folder 16 Univ. of Wisconsin Colloquium (Madison), 1973

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Folder 17 International Symposium on Gamma-Ray Astrophysics (Greenbelt), 1973

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Folder 18 IAU Symposium #66 (Warsaw), 1973

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Folder 19 Cambridge Summer School (England), 1973

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Folder 20 13th International Cosmic Ray Conference (Denver), 1973

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Folder 21 IAF Conference (Baku), 1973

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Folder 22 International Conference "X-Rays in Space," 1973

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Folder 23 International School of Cosmology and Gravitation (Bologna), 1973

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Folder 24 American Physical Society/American Astronomy Society Joint Meeting (Tucson), 1973

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Folder 25 Smithsonian Council (Tucson), 1973

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Folders 26-28 Woods Hole Summer Study (Woods Hole), 1973

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Folder 29 Editorial Committee Meeting - Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics (Cambridge), 1974

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Folder 30 IAU Colloquium #27 (Boston), 1974

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Folder 31 Marshall Space Flight Center Space Science Seminar (Huntsville), 1974

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Folder 32 Astrophysics Workshop on Compact X-Ray Sources (Trieste), 1974

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Folder 33 Elmbrook Talk, 1974

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Folder 34 7th Texas Symposium (Dallas), 1974-1975

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Folder 35 7th Texas Symposium Proceedings "Her X-1 and Cen X-3 Revisited," 1974

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Folder 36 Varenna Summer School Correspondence w/ Attendees (Varenna), 1974-1975

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Folder 37 Varenna Summer School Correspondence/Program (Varenna), 1974-1975

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Folder 38 Johns Hopkins University Symposium (Baltimore), 1974-1976

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Folder 39 University of Waterloo Workshop (Ontario), 1975

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Folder 40 14th International Cosmic Ray Conference (Munich), 1975

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Folder 41 Marcel Grossman Meeting (Trieste), 1975

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Folder 42 "Frontiers of Astronomy" Conference (Trieste), 1975

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Folder 43 Cospar/IAU Symposium (Varna), 1975

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Folder 44 Goddard Symposium on X-Ray Binaries (Greenbelt), 1975

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Folder 45 International School of Astrophysics (Urbino), 1975

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Folder 46 International Conference on Space Observatories (Williamsburg), 1975-1976

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Folders 1-2 8th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics (Boston), 1975-1977

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Folders 3-4 International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi" (Varenna), 1975-1978

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Folder 5 Accademia Nazionale Dei Lincei (Rome), 1976

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Folder 6 IAU Commission 44 (Grenoble), 1976

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Folder 7 Astrophysics Workshop on Astrophysical Environments (Aspen Center for Physics), 1976

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Folder 8 SAO/NASM Lecture "New Windows on the Universe," 1976

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Folder 9 AAAS Annual Meeting (Boston), 1976

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Folder 10 NAS Space Science Symposium (Washington, D.C.), 1976

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Folder 11 ESO Workshop "Optical Observations of Compact Galactic X-Ray Sources" (Geneva), 1978

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Folder 12 Cospar Working Group #3, 1976

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Folder 13 American Physical Society (Washington), 1976

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Folder 14 HEAD/AAS (Cambridge), 1976

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Folder 15 International School of Astrophysics (Urbino), 1976

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Folder 16 "New Windows on the Universe" Boston Museum of Science Lecture Series, 1977

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Folder 17 Harvard Center for Earth and Planetary Physics (Cambridge), 1977

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Folder 18 Goodspeed-Richards Memorial Lecture - Univ. Of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia), 1977

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Folder 19 NASA Special Tutorial for Noel Hinners, 1977

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Folder 20 Radiation Background in Space Workshop (San Francisco), 1977

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Folder 21 8th Texas Symposium Article, 1977

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Folder 22 MIT Colloquium - Survey of 4U Results (Cambridge), 1977

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Folder 23 "Active Nuclei - Missing Mass" - Niels Bohr Institute (Copenhagen), 1977

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Folder 24 Tokyo Lectures, 1977

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Folder 25 HEAD/AAS (Honolulu), 1977

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Folder 26 Joint US/USSR Workshop on Cosmic X-Ray Sources, 1977

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Folder 27 Cospar (Tel Aviv), 1977

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Folder 28 Summer Courses of the International School of Physics (Enrico Fermi) (Varenna), 1977

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Folder 29 ASPRA Colloquium (Boston), 1977

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Folder 30 MIT Symposium: SAS-3 (Cambridge), 1977

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Folder 31 Cospar/IAU Symposium, 1977

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Folder 32 Harvard/MIT Joint Lectures - New Windows in the Universe: X-Ray Astronomy (Cambridge), 1976-1977

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Folder 33 American Physical Society Spring Meeting (Washington), 1977

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Folder 34 X-Ray and Gamma-Ray Astronomy in the 1980s (Spitzingsee), 1978

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Folder 35 Goddard Memorial Symposium (Washington), 1978

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Folder 36 Lectures at USSR Space Research Institute (Moscow), 1978

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Folder 37 American Association of Variable Star Observers, 1978

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Folder 38 HEAD/AAS (La Jolla), 1978

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Folder 39 UVA Lecture (Charlottesville), 1978

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Folder 40 Princeton Colloquium (Princeton), 1978

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Folder 41 Meetings Giacconi Couldn't Attend, 1979

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Folder 42 Presentation to Dr. Frosch at NASA, 1979

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Folder 43 American Physical Society (Washington), 1979

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Folder 44 NAS Space Science Board (Washington), 1979

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Folder 45 Goddard Scientific Colloquium (Greenbelt), 1979

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Folder 46 AAS (Wellesley), 1979

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Folder 47 AAS Council Meeting (Wellesley), 1979

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Folder 48 16th International Cosmic Ray Conference (Kyoto), 1979

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Folder 1 IAU (Quebec), 1979

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Folder 2 IAU Symposium 92 (Los Angeles), 1979

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Folder 3 AIAA "Global Technology 2000" (Baltimore), 1979

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Folder 4 Symposium on X-Ray Astronomy (Tokyo), 1979

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Folder 5 NATO Advanced Study Institute (Erice), 1979

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Folder 6 Meetings Giacconi Could Not Attend, 1980

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Folder 7 AAS Council Meeting (San Francisco), 1980

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Folder 8 Lecture at University of Rhode Island, 1980

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Folder 9 Princeton Colloquium (Princeton), 1980

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Folder 10 Harvard Junior Tutorial (Cambridge), 1980

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Folder 11 Princeton Workshop "X-Ray Emission from Clusters of Galaxies," 1980

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Folder 12 American Physical Society (MIT), 1980

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Folder 13 AAS Council Meeting (College Park), 1980

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Folder 14 MIT Physics Department Colloquium (Cambridge), 1980

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Folder 15 CASW Meeting - New Horizons in Science (Durham), 1980

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Folder 16 Milan, 1980

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Folders 17-18 Accademia Nazionale Dei Lincei Lectures (Rome), 1980

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Folder 19 Royal Astronomical Society Meeting (Cardiff), 1980

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Folder 20 Max Planck Institut Colloquium (Munich), 1980

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Folder 21 10th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics (Baltimore), 1980

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Folder 22 Franklin Institute Medal Day Awards (Philadelphia), 1980

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Folder 23 University of Utah "Frontiers of Science" Lecture Series (Salt Lake City), 1980

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Folder 24 1980 HEAD/AAS Meeting Proceedings, 1980 (Folder 1 of 2)

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Folder 25 1980 HEAD/AAS Meeting Proceedings, 1980 (Folder 2 of 2)

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Folder 26 1980 HEAD/AAS Meeting Proceedings Correspondence, 1980-1981

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Folder 27 Meetings Giacconi Could Not Attend, 1981

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Folder 28 AAS Council Meeting (Albuquerque), 1981

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Folders 29-30 15th ESLAB Symposium (Amsterdam), 1981

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Folder 31 15th ESLAB Symposium Proceedings, 1981

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Folders 1-2 AAS Meeting (Calgary), 1981

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Folder 3 158th Meeting of AAS "Dannie Heineman Prize" (Calgary), 1981

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Folder 4 Ciclo di Conferenza (Rome), 1981

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Folder 5 Ciclo di Conferenza Proceedings (Rome), 1981

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Folder 6 IAU 17th General Assembly (Patras), 1981

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Folder 7 14th Texas Symposium, 1982

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Folder 8 IAU (Bologna), 1984

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Folder 9 IAU 20th General Assembly (Baltimore), 1984-1988

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Folder 10 IAU Colloquium "Physics of Formation of FeII Lines Outside LTE, 1985

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Folder 11 IAU Symposium #124 (Beijing), 1985-1986

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Folder 12 IAU Symposium #125 (Nanjing), 1986

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Folder 13 IAU Symposium #130, 1986

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Folder 14 COSPAR/IAU Symposium of the Physics of Compact Objects (Sofia), 1987

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Folder 15 AAS (Boston), 1989

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Folder 16 AAS Meeting (Washington, D.C.), 1990

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Folder 17 IAU Symposium "Active Galactic Nuclei and Star Formation," 1991

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Series 21

Montedison S.p.A., 1985-1988

This series deals with Giacconi's time as a consultant for Italian chemical conglomerate, Montedison S.p.A. Giacconi served as President and later Chairman of the Board for the Instituto Donegani, the research arm of Montedison. The series consists of itineraries, meeting agenda, correspondence, brochures, clippings, reports, and organizational documents. Much of this series is in Italian.

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Subseries 21a: Meetings and Visits

This subseries consists of materials relating to the many meetings Giacconi attended and visits that he made during the course of his association with Montedison. The subseries contains itineraries, correspondence, meeting agenda and drafts of presentations.

Folders 18-19 Milan March 14, 1985

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Folder 20 Dossier Per Il Convengo Di Washington, 1986

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Folders 21-22 Science and Technology Between International Cooperation and Competition, 1986

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Folders 23-24 Science and Technology Program, 1986

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Folder 25 Milan, March 1987

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Folder 26 Le Piste della Ricerca: I Traguardia dell'Europa 2000, April 1987

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Folder 27 Milan, June 1987

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Folder 28 Milan, July 30, 1987 and April 26, 1987

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Folders 29-30 Milan - Osservatorio di Brera, September 1987

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Folder 1 Biospherics Talk, November 9, 1987

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Folder 2 Meeting with Professor Conti, November 19, 1987

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Folder 3 Talk in Rome, December 9, 1987

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Folder 4 Milan Visit, December 1987

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Folder 5 Visiting Committee, March 1988

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Folder 6 Donegani Visit, March 28-30, 1988

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Subseries 21b: Correspondence

This subseries consists of correspondence to and from Giacconi concerning Montedison matters.

Folder 7 Fellowship, 1985-1987

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Folder 8 Commtech International, 1986

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Folder 9 1986-1987

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Folder 10 1987

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Folder 11 1988

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Subseries 21c: Reports

This subseries contains reports on the research activities undertaken by Instituto Donegani scientists.

Folder 12 Institute Activities, 1986

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Folder 13 Progress Reports, 1986-1987

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Folder 14 1986 Research Results, 1987

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Folder 15 Research Activities, 1987 and undated

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Folder 16 Ricerca E Sviluppo del Grupo Montedison, undated

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Folder 17 Detection of Distant Galaxy Clusters, 1989

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Subseries 21d: Organizational Documents

This subseries consists of documents that outline the structure of Instituto Donegani, its personnel and its budget.

Folder 18 Institute Budget, 1986

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Folder 19 Personnel Distribution, 1986

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Folder 20 Scientist Directory, 1986

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Folder 21 Institute Background, 1987

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Folder 22 Corporate Composition, undated

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Subseries 21e: Brochures

This subseries contains corporate brochures from Instituto Donegani, Montedison and Dow Chemicals.

Folder 23 Institute Brochure, 1986

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Folder 24 1985 Montedison Brochure, 1987

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Folder 25 Dow Brochures, 1986-1988

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Subseries 21f: Clippings: 1986-1988

This subseries contains clippings about Montedison and Instituto Donegani.

Folder 26 La Chimica and La Industria, 1986

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Folder 27 1987-1988

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Subseries 21g: Historical Documents: 1987

This subseries contains the facsimile printing of a Renaissance astronomy manuscript by Johannis De Dondis. It seems to have been produced with support from the Montedison company.

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Folder 1 Renaissance Astronomy Manuscript, 1987

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Series 22

Correspondence, 1960, 1967, 1969-1992

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Subseries 22a: Chronological Correspondence: 1960, 1967, 1969-1981

This subseries consists of the professional and personal correspondence of Giacconi while at ASE and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. During this period Giacconi maintained his correspondence chronologically, with minimal subject headings.

Folder 2 1960, 1967, 1970-1971

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Folder 3 Personal, 1969

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Folder 4 Personal, 1970

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Folder 5 Personal, 1971

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Folder 6 Bruno Rossi, 1971, 1973-1974, 1976-1977, 1979-1980

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Folder 7 Personal, 1972

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Folder 8 Who's Who Bios, 1972

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Folder 9 University Recommendations, 1972

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Folder 10 1972-1973

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Folder 11 Personal, 1973

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Folder 12 Personal ,1973-1978

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Folders 13-14 1974

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Folder 15 Black Hole "Nuts," 1974

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Folders 16-17 1975

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Folder 18 1976

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Folder 19 1977

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Folders 20-21 1978

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Folders 1-2 1979

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Folders 3-4 1980

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Folder 5 Kipanta, Nestor, 1980-1981

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Folders 6-7 1981

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Subseries 22b: Alphabetic Correspondence: 1967, 1973-1992

The second subseries of correspondence ranges in time from 1967 to 1992, with the bulk of the material from the years 1981 to 1989. This period corresponds to Giacconi's time as head of the Space Telescope Science Institute. Although it covers his time at STSI, the correspondence does not directly concern his activities there. Much of this subseries consists of letters of recommendation that Giacconi wrote for others.

Folder 8 Abell Cluster Project, 1985

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Folder 9 Aeritalia, 1987

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Folder 10 Albrecht, Rudolph, 1981-1983

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Folder 11 Amateur Astronomers, 1988-1989

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Folder 12 Amateur Astronomers of Cortina, 1987

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Folder 13 American Association of Variable Star Observers, 1987

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Folder 14 Anderson, Peggy, 1985

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Folder 15 Ashman, Keith Martin, 1988

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Folder 16 Astronomers, Washington Area, 1989

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Folder 17 Austin, Arthur, 1984-1985

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Folder 18 Avni, Yoram, 1982, 1985

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Folder 19 Bahcall, John, 1984, 1987-1990

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Folder 20 Baldini, 1985

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Folder 21 Barbieri, Cesare, 1988

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Folder 22 Beatty, Kelly J., 1985-1986

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Folder 23 Bechtold, Jill, 1982, 1984-1985, 1987-1988

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Folders 24-25 Beers, Timothy 1979, 1981-1983

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Folder 26 Belloni, Tomaso, 1988

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Folder 27 Bertola, Francesco, 1986, 1988-1989

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Folder 28 Bignami, Giovanni, 1985

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Folder 29 Bless, Robert, 1988

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Folder 30 Blumenfield, Barry, 1987

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Folder 31 Bozzolato, Giampiero, 1984-1987

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Folder 32 Boynton, Paul, 1981

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Folder 33 Bohringer, Hans, 1990

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Folder 34 Brucato, Robert, 1990

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Folder 35 Brankuardi-Raymont, Graziella, 1986

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Folder 36 Brookings Institute, 1986

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Folder 37 Bucciarelli, Beatrice, 1988

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Folder 38 Bulkin, Bertram, 1986

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Folder 39 Caccia, Jean-Luc, 1988

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Folder 40 Calio, Anthony, 1982

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Folder 41 Caltech, 1987

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Folder 42 Canizares, Claude, 1983

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Folder 1 Cavalieri, Alfonso, 1985-1986

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Folder 2 Chincarini, Guido, 1985, 1989-1990

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Folder 3 Center for National Policy, 1986

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Folder 4 Danziger, I. J., undated

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Folder 5 Davies, Roger, 1986

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Folder 6 Delvaille, John P., 1981

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Folder 7 Dias, R. Bruce, 1981

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Folder 8 Disney, Michael, 1984, 1987

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Folder 9 Donahue, Tom, 1984, 1987

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Folder 10 Dyson, Freeman, 1988

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Folder 11 Esposito, Larry, 1983-1984

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Folder 12 Fabbiano, Giuseppina, 1988

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Folder 13 Fastie, William, 1976, 1982-1983, 1988-1989

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Folders 14-15 Feigelson, Eric, 1974-1977, 1979-1982, 1984-1989

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Folder 16 Feynman, Richard, 1987

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Folder 17 Fermilab Astrophysics Visiting Committee, 1985

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Folder 18 Field, George, 1984, 1986-1987, 1989

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Folder 19 Forman, William and Christine, 1983

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Folder 20 Gallagher, John, 1982

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Folder 21 Galli, Mario, 1985

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Folder 22 Garwin, Richard ,1988-1989

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Folder 23 Giaretta, David, 1988

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Folder 24 Gioia, Isabella, 1984

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Folder 25 Goldberg, Leo, 1987

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Folder 26 Goldberg, Alan, 1981

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Folder 27 Greenberg, Richard, 1987-1988

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Folder 28 Grindlay, Jonathan, 1979, 1981

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Folder 29 Gristina, Anthony, 1987

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Folder 30 Gursky, Herb, 1988-1991

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Folder 31 Hanle, Paul, 1985, 1987

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Folder 32 Halpern, Jules, 1980-1982

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Folder 33 Heap, Sarah, 1981, 1988

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Folder 34 Heckman, Timothy, 1986

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Folder 35 Henry, J. Patrick, 1979-1982

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Folder 36 Hillman, Sandy, undated

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Folder 37 Holt, Stephen, 1983

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Folder 38 Huchra, John, 1983-1984, 1988

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Folder 39 Helfand, David, 1982, 1988

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Folder 40 Jura, Michael, 1982

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Folder 41 Kaiser, Nick, 1986

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Folder 42 Kondo, Yoji, 1983

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Folder 43 Krolik, Julian, 1987

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Folder 44 Kron, Richard, 1988

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Folder 45 Kumar, Shailendra, 1986

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Folder 46 Kusnose, M. and Takahara F., 1988

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Folder 47 Kyoto Prize in Basic Science, 1987

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Folder 48 Landolt/Sher Controversy, 1986, 1988

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Folder 49 Lang, Serge "The File," 1978-1987

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Folder 50 Lattanzi, Mario, 1987-1988

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Folder 51 McCray, Richard 1983, 1987-1988

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Folder 52 McManus, James, 1992

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Folder 53 Maccacaro, Tommaso, 1984-1989

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Folder 54 Macauley, Molly, 1989

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Folder 55 Macorini, Edgardo, 1987-1988

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Folder 56 Margon, Bruce, 1986-1990, 1992

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Folder 57 Mahoney, Lonnie, 1983

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Folder 58 Mann, Al, 1988

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Folder 59 Matilsky, Terry, 1985-1986

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Folder 60 Meredith, Leslie, 1985

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Folder 61 Miller, Joseph, 1984

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Folder 62 Morisawa, Katsuro, 1988

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Folder 63 Murray, Steven, 1982, 1986

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Folder 64 Mushotzky, Richard, 1983, 1986-1987, 1989

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Folder 65 Neugebauer, Garry, 1990

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Folder 66 Oda, Minoru, 1986, 1988-1989

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Folder 67 O'Dell, C. R., 1983

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Folder 68 Oort, Jan, 1984-1985, 1987

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Folder 1 Ostriker, Jerry, 1988-1989

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Folder 2 Pacini, Franco, 1985, 1987

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Folder 3 Padovani, Paolo, 1988-1989

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Folder 4 Poli, Giuseppe, 1985

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Folder 5 Primini, Frank "Deep Survey," 1985, 1989

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Folder 6 Pringle, James, 1988

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Folder 7 Qu, Qinyue - Nanjing, China, 1985

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Folder 8 Regge, Tullio, 1986

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Folder 9 Robbins, Mark, 1987

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Folder 10 Rodriguez, Luis, 1987-1988

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Folder 11 Rosenthal, Harris, 1981

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Folder 12 Rosner, Robert, 1982, 1984-1985

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Folder 13 Ruffini, Remo, 1985, 1987-1988

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Folder 14 Rutelli, Giovanni, 1984

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Folder 15 Sagdeev, R. G., 1987

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Folder 16 Salpeter, Edwin, 1982

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Folder 17 Sancisi, Renzo, 1983

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Folder 18 Sandage, Allan, 1986-1987, 1991

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Folder 19 Schlenger, Jacques, 1985

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Folder 20 Schmidt, Maarten, 1989

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Folder 21 Schwartz, Dan, 1982

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Folder 22 Salvatore, Serio, 1985

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Folder 23 Shukla, Poornachandra, undated

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Folder 24 Setti, Giancarlo, 1987

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Folder 25 Skinner, Thomas, 1986

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Folder 26 Smith, James, 1988

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Folder 27 Spadolini, Giovanni, 1983

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Folder 28 Steglich, Frank, 1996

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Folder 29 Stocke, John, 1988

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Folder 30 Strobel, Darrell, 1984

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Folder 31 Strom, Stephen, 1982, 1988

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Folder 32 Sunyaev, Rashid, 1989

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Folder 33 Tananbaum, Harvey, 1980, 1988-1989

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Folder 34 Taraglio, Sergio, 1987-1989

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Folder 35 Trimble, Virginia, 1983 (?)

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Folder 36 Tsuruta, Sachiko, 1984

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Folder 37 Tucker, Wallace, 1967, 1973-1977, 1980-1981, 1983

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Folder 38 Timothy, Adrienne, 1982, 1984

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Folder 39 Tosi, Camillo, 1988

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Folder 40 Tosi, Monica, 1985-1986

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Folder 41 Ulmer, Melville, 1982, 1987

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Folders 42-43 Vaiana, Giuseppe, 1982, 1985-1989, 1991

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Folder 44 Van Speybroeck, Leon, 1986, 1988-1989

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Folder 45 Visa Applications, 1985, 1987

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Folder 46 Wanglin, Sharon, 1985

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Folder 47 Weisskopf, Martin, 1986, 1988

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Folder 48 Wenk, Jane, 1987

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Folder 49 Westphal, James, 1983

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Folder 50 Whitting Turner Construction Co., 1985

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Folder 51 Wolf Prize, 1987

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Folder 52 Wood, H. John, 1984

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Folder 53 Wyse, Rosemary, 1987

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Folder 54 Yahil, Amos, 1982

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Folder 55 Young Presidents' Organization, 1986-1987

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Folder 56 Zamorani, Gianni (Giovanni), 1985-1989

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Series 23

Publications, 1956-1966, 1971-1981, 1983, 1992

This series consists of publications that are not specifically tied to any institute to which Giacconi belonged. Most of the publications are on a more general level than those found in other series. There are a number of summary articles on the then current state of x-ray astronomy and the rough drafts of two separate books on x-ray astronomy, one in 1974, and one in 1983. There is also a folder of preprints in Russian, presumably about x-ray astronomy.

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Folders 57-58 Giacconi Articles, 1956-1966

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Folder 1 Russian Preprints, 1957, 1966, 1973-1978

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Folder 2 Scientific American, 1967

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Folders 3-4 X-Ray Astronomy Book Correspondence, 1969-1980

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Folder 5 X-Ray Astronomy Book Legal Documents, 1969-1970, 1972-1973, 1976-1979

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Folder 6 The Physics Teacher "X-Ray Astronomy," 1971-1973

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Folder 7 Science - "X-Ray Astronomy: Observations of New Phenomena," 1972

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Folder 8 Physics Today - "Progress in X-Ray Astronomy," 1973

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Folder 9 Astrophysical Journal - Correspondence, 1973

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Folder 10 X-Ray Astronomy Book - Permissions, 1973-1974

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Folder 11 X-Ray Astronomy Book Chap. 1 Galley Proofs and Permissions, 1974

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Folder 12 X-Ray Astronomy Book Chap. 2 Galley Proofs and Permissions, 1974

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Folder 13 X-Ray Astronomy Book Chap. 3 Galley Proofs and Permissions, 1974

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Folder 14 X-Ray Astronomy Book Chap. 4 Galley Proofs and Permissions, 1974

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Folder 15 X-Ray Astronomy Book Chap. 5 Galley Proofs and Permissions, 1974

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Folder 16 X-Ray Astronomy Book Chap. 6 Galley Proofs and Permissions, 1974

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Folder 17 X-Ray Astronomy Book Chap. 7 Galley Proofs and Permissions, 1974

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Folder 18 X-Ray Astronomy Book Chap. 8 Galley Proofs and Permissions, 1974

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Folder 19 X-Ray Astronomy Book Chap. 9 Galley Proofs and Permissions, 1974

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Folder 20 X-Ray Astronomy Book Chap. 10 Galley Proofs and Permissions, 1974

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Folder 21 X-Ray Astronomy Book Index and Appendices Galley Proofs and Permissions, 1974

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Folder 22 X-Ray Astronomy Book Foreword Draft, 1974

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Folder 23 X-Ray Astronomy Book Chap. 1 Draft, 1974

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Folder 24 X-Ray Astronomy Book Chap. 2 Draft, 1974

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Folder 25 X-Ray Astronomy Book Chap. 3 Draft, 1974

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Folder 26 X-Ray Astronomy Book Chap. 4 Draft, 1974

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Folder 27 X-Ray Astronomy Book Chap. 5 Draft, 1974

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Folder 28 X-Ray Astronomy Book Chap. 6 Draft, 1974

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Folder 29 X-Ray Astronomy Book Chap. 7 Draft, 1974

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Folder 1 X-Ray Astronomy Book Chap. 8 Draft, 1974

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Folder 2 X-Ray Astronomy Book Chap. 9 Draft, 1974

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Folder 3 X-Ray Astronomy Book Chap. 10 Draft, 1974

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Folder 4 X-Ray Astronomy Book Appendix A Draft and Galley Proof, 1974

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Folder 5 X-Ray Astronomy Book Appendix B Draft and Galley Proof, 1974

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Folder 6 X-Ray Astronomy Book Appendix C Draft and Galley Proof, 1974

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Folder 7 X-Ray Astronomy Book Index Draft and Galley Proof, 1974

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Folder 8 "X-Ray Astronomy" in High Energy Astrophysics and Its Relation to Elementary Particle Physics, 1974

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Folder 9 Review of Modern Physics - Correspondence, 1974-1975

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Folder 10 Kosmos - "X-Ray Astronomy," 1974-1975

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Folder 11 Science Year - "High Energy Astronomy," 1975

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Folder 12 American Journal of Physics - "Richtmeyer Memorial Lecture: Progress in X-Astronomy," 1975-1976

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Folder 13 Edizioni Scientifiche E Tecniche - "X-Ray Astronomy," 1975-1976

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Folder 14 Science Year - "High Energy Astronomy," 1976

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Folder 15 Science Year - "High Energy Astronomy," 1977

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Folder 16 Physica Scripta - "Extragalactic X-Ray Sources," 1977

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Folder 17 Princeton University Press Correspondence, 1977

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Folder 18 Harvard University Press Correspondence re: X-Ray Astronomy Book, 1977, 1979-1981

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Folder 19 Science Year - "High Energy Astronomy," 1978

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Folder 20 American Scientist Correspondence, 1978

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Folder 21 Plenum Publishing Correspondence, 1978

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Folder 22 Correspondence re: Review Articles, 1978, 1980-1981

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Folder 23 Italian Translations, 1978-1981

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Folder 24 Science Year - "High Energy Astronomy," 1979

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Folder 25 Scientific American - "X-Ray Astronomy," 1979

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Folder 26 Review "L'observation des etoiles doubles visuelles," 1979

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Folder 27 Cambridge Press Correspondence, 1980

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Folder 28 Energy and Technology Review, 1980

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Folder 29 Museoscienza "L'Astronomia in Raggi X," 1981

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Folder 30 Rough Draft of X-Ray Astronomy Book, 1983

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Folder 31 G.S. Vaiana Memorial Lecture, c. 1992

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Series 24

X-Ray Astronomy, 1974-1975, 1978, 1982, and undated

This series consists of materials on x-ray astronomy that do not fit with any other series. There are two audiotapes of lectures, two research notebooks, and three folders of clippings.

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Folder 32 Oggi Article, 1974

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Folder 33 Clippings, 1978

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Folder 34 Clipping "The Universe in X-Rays," 1982

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Folder 35 Research Notebooks, undated

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Folder 36 Audiotape "Advances in X-Ray Astronomy," 1974

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Folder 37 Audiotape Richtmyer Memorial Lecture, 1975

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Folder 2 Oversize Photos, undated

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Series 25

Appointment Calendars, 1966-1981, 1990-1992

This series consists of Giacconi's appointment calendars. There is a gap from 1982 through 1989, which would cover most of his time at the Space Telescope Science Institute.

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Folder 1 1966

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Folder 2 1967

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Folder 3 1968

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Folder 4 1969

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Folder 5 1970

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Folder 6 1971

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Folder 7 1972

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Folder 8 1973

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Folder 9 1974

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Folder 10 1975

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Folder 11 1976

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Folder 12 1977

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Folder 13 1978

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Folder 14 1979

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Folder 15 1979-1981

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Folders 16-17 1980

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Folders 18-19 1981

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Folder 20 1990

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Folder 21 1991

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Folder 22 1992

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Series 26

Personal Materials, 1961, 1969, 1975-1981, 1985, 1987, 1992

This series consists of assorted personal materials that relate to Giacconi's personal rather than professional life. The series consists of correspondence, brochures, reports, blueprints, and audio and video tapes.

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Folder 23 Assorted, 1975-1981

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Folder 24 University of Milan Blueprints, undated

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Folder 25 Conseil General des Peche Pour La Mediterrannee, 1961

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Folder 1 Underwater Equipment Brochures, 1969, 1976-1977, 1979

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Folder 2 Falmouth Waste Management Impact Statement, 1979

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Folder 3 Video - ABC World News, December 25, 1985

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Folder 4 Video - Chair Construction, undated

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Folder 5 Audio - Lecture (?) in Italian, undated

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Folder 6 Audio - Megabit, August 1, 1987

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Series 27

Awards, 1967, 1971-1972, 1980, 1986-1987

This series consists of awards that Giacconi received in recognition of his scientific achievements. The Nobel Prize is not among them.

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Folder 1 Uhuru, computer output printouts, 1977 (described with Subseries 3l but stored here as oversize items)

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Folder 2 Oversize Photos, undated (described with Series 24 but stored here as oversize items)

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Folder 3 Outstanding Young Man of Boston, 1967

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Folder 4 A. Cressy Morrison Award, 1982

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Folder 5 Roentgen Prize, 1971

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Folder 6 NASA Medal for Exceptional Scientific Achievement for SAS-A (Uhuru), 1971

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Folder 7 NASA Public Service Medal for X-Ray Astronomy Research, 1972

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Folder 8 NASA Medal for Exceptional Scientific Achievement for HEAO-2, 1980

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Folder 9 Election to International Academy of Astronautics, 1986

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Box 84

Citation for Wolf Prize in Physics, 1987

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