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Accession 96-107,  Shapiro, Irwin I,  Irwin I. Shapiro Papers, circa 1965-1990

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Shapiro, Irwin I
Title: Irwin I. Shapiro Papers
Dates: circa 1965-1990
Quantity: 5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 96-107
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

Irwin Shapiro was appointed Director of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory in 1983. This accession consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, proposals, publications, and related materials documenting Shapiro's professional activities with the International Astronomical Union, the National Academy of Sciences, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and other organizations.

Descriptive Entry

Irwin Shapiro was appointed Director of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory in 1983. This accession consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, proposals, publications, and related materials documenting Shapiro's professional activities with the International Astronomical Union, the National Academy of Sciences, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and other organizations.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-107, Shapiro, Irwin I, Irwin I. Shapiro Papers

Container List

Box 1

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

International Astronomical Union (IAU) Symposium #126

Box 1 of 5

IAU Symposium #129, May 1987 (7 folders)

Box 1 of 5

IAU General Assembly, 1985

Box 1 of 5

IAU General Assembly Travel Support, 1985

Box 1 of 5

IAU Meeting, 1988

Box 1 of 5

National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) Visiting Committee, July 30,1980-June 7, 1982 (3 folders)

Box 1 of 5

NRAO and American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), April 9-13, 1984 (3 folders)

Box 1 of 5

Proposal & Grant Reviews, February 1982-September 1986 (5 folders)

Box 1 of 5

Box 2

Status Summary for POINTS Project, January 1983-April 1986

Box 2 of 5

Massachusetts Institute of Technology - National Academy of Sciences

Annual Meeting and Nominations for Membership, 1986-1987 (4 folders)

Box 2 of 5

Annual Meeting and Nominations for Membership, 1985 (3 folders)

Box 2 of 5

Annual Meeting and Nominations for Membership, 1984

Box 2 of 5

Astronomy Section, 1982

Box 2 of 5

Annual Meeting and Nominations for Membership, 1982-1984 (4 folders)

Box 2 of 5

General, 1981-1982

Box 2 of 5

Watson Award Committee, 1984-1987

Box 2 of 5

Watson Award Committee, 1982

Box 2 of 5

Astronomy Section, 1981-1982

Box 2 of 5

International Astronomical Union (IAU) Information Bulletins

IAU Circulars - General Assembly, 1979

Box 2 of 5

Box 3

IAU Commission #19, April 1982-December 1990 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 5

IAU Commission #4

Box 3 of 5

IAU Commission #7

Box 3 of 5

IAU Commission #16

Box 3 of 5

IAU Commission #17

Box 3 of 5

IAU Commission #19

Box 3 of 5

IAU Commission #31

Box 3 of 5

IAU Commission #50

Box 3 of 5

National Academy of Sciences

Biographical Supporting Material, Election of Members, 1977-1983 (7 folders)

Box 3 of 5

Ballot Voting Instructions, 1977-1983

Box 3 of 5

Preference Ballot, 1984, 1986-1987 (3 folders)

Box 3 of 5

Election of a Foreign Secretary, 1978, 1982, 1986

Box 3 of 5

Election Biographical Information, 1975-1976 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 5

Biographical Supporting Materials, Election of Foreign Associates, 1984

Box 3 of 5

Election of Vice President, 1977

Box 3 of 5

Election of a Home Secretary, 1979

Box 3 of 5

Box 4

Miscellaneous Publications

"The Prediction of Ballistic Missile Trajectories from Radar Observations," I. I. Shapiro (Russian translation of book), 1957

Box 4 of 5

Haystack Microwave Research Facility Dedication, 1964

Box 4 of 5

Quarterly Report of the Haystack Observatory, 1971, 1974

Box 4 of 5

Generation of Planetary and Lunar Ephemerides on an Electronic Computer, 1965

Box 4 of 5

Radio Physics and Astronomy, 1965

Box 4 of 5

Radio Astronomy Summer Study, 1969

Box 4 of 5

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1981-1988 (8 folders)

Box 4 of 5

American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Nominations

Box 4 of 5

American Association Advancement of Science, 1980-1984 (4 folders)

Box 4 of 5

American Association for the Advancement of Science, Section D

Box 4 of 5

Search Committee for Editor of Science, 1983-1984 (Folder 1 of 2)

Box 4 of 5

Box 5

Search Committee for Editor of Science, 1983-1984 (Folder 2 of 2)

Box 5 of 5

Science, 1983

Box 5 of 5

National Academy of Sciences, Study of Years, 1995-2015; 1986 (6 folders)

Box 5 of 5

National Academy of Sciences, Study of Years, 1995-2015; 1984-1985 (4 folders)

Box 5 of 5

National Academy of Sciences, 1968-1984 (3 folders)

Box 5 of 5

National Academy of Sciences, Section of Astronomy, 1976-1981

Box 5 of 5

National Academy of Sciences, New Member Nomination (5 folders)

Box 5 of 5