Subject Files, 1978-1983

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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.


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


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1978
  • 1978-1983


  • Observatories
  • Astrophysics
  • Research institutes
  • Astronomy


  • Manuscripts
  • Newsletters

Local number

SIA RS00636

Physical description

1.5 cu. ft. processed holdings

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