Moonwatch General Correspondence, 1957-1975

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Summary

Consists of records documenting general correspondence of the Moonwatch Division. A separate file originally existed which contained many requests, written mainly in 1957 by young people, for information about Moonwatch. A few of these letters were retained as samples and incorporated into this series. The bulk of the correspondence is dated 1965-1975 and deals primarily with public inquiries from individuals, businesses, universities, and other groups. Topics include membership information and identification of sightings. Materials consist of correspondence.

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  • To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
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Organization

Alphabetic

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1957
  • 1957-1975

Topic

  • Observatories
  • Astrophysics
  • Research institutes
  • Astronomy

Form/Genre

Manuscripts

Local number

SIA RS00640

Physical description

0.33 cu. ft. processed holdings

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