Subject Files, 1978-1983

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Summary

Consists of records documenting general administrative activities of the division. Activities include computers, consultants, personnel, safety, library, facilities, and committees. Some files include information on the Northeast Radio Observatory Corporation (NEROC) and its Haystack Observatory in Westfield, Massachusetts; international astronomical organizations; and projects of two investigators of the division, Mario Grossi and Giuseppe Colombo. The records were created primarily by Arthur Edward Lilley as head of the division. Some records predate the creation of the office. Materials include announcements, memoranda, newsletters, funding status reports, schedules, resumes, papers, correspondence, and recommendations.

Creator

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Radio and Geoastronomy Division

Subject

  • Lilley, Arthur Edward
  • Grossi, Mario D
  • Colombo, Giuseppe 1920-1984
  • Haystack Observatory
  • Northeast Radio Observatory Corporation

Category

Series Level Description

Notes

  • To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
  • For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.

Organization

Alphabetic

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1978
  • 1978-1983

Topic

  • Research institutes
  • Observatories
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics

Form/Genre

  • Manuscripts
  • Newsletters

Local number

SIA RS00636

Physical description

1.5 cu. ft. processed holdings