Contract Files, 1978-1996

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Consists of contract files dealing with the research, development, and construction of various Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Projects such as the Advanced X-Ray Astrophysics Facility. Materials include correspondence, memorandum, reports, spreadsheets, and drawings. Some materials are in electronic format.


Advanced X-Ray Astrophysics Facility (U.S.)


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


  • 1978
  • 1978-1996

Restrictions & Rights

Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details


  • Astrophysics
  • Astrophysical observatories
  • Contracts


  • Manuscripts
  • Floppy disks
  • Drawings

Local number

SIA RS00171

Physical description

73 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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