Smithsonian Files, 1963-1973

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Consists of records documenting Smithsonian Institution agencies and the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory involvement in Smithsonian programs. Included are records documenting Charles A. Lundquist's, Assistant Director (Science), service on Smithsonian committees and material concerning SAO projects carried out under Smithsonian research award programs. Also included is correspondence between Lundquist and Smithsonian administrators, especially Sidney Roland Galler and Philip C. Ritterbush. Materials include correspondence, announcements, press releases, memoranda, proposals, and reports.


  • Lundquist, Charles A
  • Ritterbush, Philip C
  • Galler, Sidney Roland 1920-


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Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1963
  • 1963-1973


  • Observatories
  • Astrophysics
  • Research institutes
  • Astronomy



Local number

SIA RS00628

Physical description

0.84 cu. ft. processed holdings

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