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Abbot Becomes Director of SAO

Title:
Abbot Becomes Director of SAO
Date:
March 1, 1907
Notes:
Annual Report for the Smithsonian Institution for the Year 1907. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1908, p. 76
Bessie Zaban Jones, Lighthouse of the Skies; the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory: background and history, 1946-1955, Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1965, pp. 196-201
Summary:
Charles Greeley Abbot is made Director of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Abbot joined the observatory as an aid in 1895, and had served as acting director of SAO since July 1, 1906. He replaced Samuel P. Langley, the founding director
Topics:
Astrophysics, Astronomy, Secretaries, Appointments, Directors, Observatories
Subjects:
Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) b. 1872, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Category:
Chronology of Smithsonian History
Full Record:
http://siris-sihistory.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?&profile=all&source=~!sichronology&uri=full=3100001~!2375~!0#focus

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