Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Senior Research Fellow.
Correspondence, 1982-1983, 1986-1994
This accession consists of the outgoing correspondence of George B. Field, Director, 1973-1982, and Senior Research Fellow, 1983- , as well as an applied astronomy professor at Harvard University. Materials also include some incoming correspondence as well as attachments. A small amount of correspondence belonged to George B. Rybicki, L. M. Ozernoi, Alan P. Lightman, and others. Together, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and the Harvard College Observatory administer the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics which was also directed by Field. Subject matter within the correspondence relates to all of these organizations.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Field, George B., 1929-
- Rybicki, George B.
- Ozernoĭ, L. M. (Leonid Moiseevich)
- Lightman, Alan P., 1948-
- Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Office of the Director
- Harvard University
- Harvard College Observatory
- Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
- Astronomy -- Study and teaching
- Research institutes
- Astrophysical observatories
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-008, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Senior Research Fellow, Correspondence