Volunteer Flight Officer Network Correspondence, 1966-1975

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Consists of records documenting incoming and outgoing correspondence of Herbert E. Roth in his capacity as Director of the Volunteer Flight Officer Network (VFON), 1966-1975. Most of the correspondence is with William P. Hirst and Albert Werner, directors of Moonwatch. Topics include the scope and funding of the VFON, supplies, equipment, disposition of sighting reports, and other matters of VFON operation. Materials include correspondence.


  • Werner, Albert
  • Hirst, William P
  • Roth, Herbert E


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1966
  • 1966-1975


  • Observatories
  • Astrophysics
  • Research institutes
  • Astronomy



Local number

SIA RS00644

Physical description

0.33 cu. ft. processed holdings

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