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

Record Unit 7282

Izsak, Imre G., 1929-1965

Imre G. Izsak Papers, 1961-1965

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Izsak, Imre G., 1929-1965
Title: Imre G. Izsak Papers
Dates: 1961-1965
Quantity: 0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection: Record Unit 7282
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These papers consist of Izsak's professional correspondence and concern his research on geodesy and celestial mechanics; scientific conferences and symposia; and the publication of scientific manuscripts.

Historical Note

Imre G. Izsak (1929-1965) joined the staff of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) in 1959 as a Celestial Mechanic in the Research and Analysis Section. In 1961, he was appointed Chief of the Research and Analysis Section. Izsak's primary fields of study were geodesy and celestial mechanics.

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Introduction

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Descriptive Entry

These papers consist of Izsak's professional correspondence and concern his research on geodesy and celestial mechanics; scientific conferences and symposia; and the publication of scientific manuscripts. The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7282, Imre G. Izsak Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Folder 1 Allen - Brock

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Folder 2 Brouwer - Giese. Correspondents include Dirk Brouwer, 1962-1965.

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Folder 3 Hagihara - Kozai. Correspondents include Yuske Hagihara, 1961-1965; Sir Harold Jeffreys, 1961-1965; William M. Kaula, 1962-1964; Desmond G. King-Hele, 1962-1965; and Yochihide Kozai, 1963-1965.

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Folder 4 Liu - Petty. Correspondents include Jean Meffrey, 1964-1965.

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Folder 5 Roman - Whipple. Correspondents include S. K. Runcorn, 1963-1965.

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Folder 6 Unidentified correspondence

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