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Accession 16-376

DeVorkin, David H., 1944-

David H. DeVorkin Papers, 1889-2011

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: DeVorkin, David H., 1944-
Title: David H. DeVorkin Papers
Dates: 1889-2011
Quantity: 20.5 cu. ft. (20 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 16-376
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the papers of David H. DeVorkin, Curator in the Space History Division at the National Air and Space Museum, 1981- , with earlier records dating from when he was assistant professor of astronomy at Central Connecticut State College, as well as during the years he attended high school and college. DeVorkin specializes in the origins and development of modern astrophysics and the space sciences, and is involved in professional societies that include the American Astronomical Society, the History of Science Society, and the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. The papers primarily document DeVorkin's scientific articles, lectures, planetarium programs, research, professional society activities, and preparation of his own books such as "Science with a Vengeance: How the Military Created the US Space Sciences after World War II" and "Henry Norris Russell: Dean of American Astronomers." Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; articles; book reviews; clippings; agreements; lecture papers and presentation material; press releases; meeting agendas; information about committees, conferences, symposiums, and workshops; manuscripts; audiotape recordings; photographs, slides, and negatives; course outlines; proposals; and supporting documentation. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the papers of David H. DeVorkin, Curator in the Space History Division at the National Air and Space Museum, 1981- , with earlier records dating from when he was assistant professor of astronomy at Central Connecticut State College, as well as during the years he attended high school and college. DeVorkin specializes in the origins and development of modern astrophysics and the space sciences, and is involved in professional societies that include the American Astronomical Society, the History of Science Society, and the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. The papers primarily document DeVorkin's scientific articles, lectures, planetarium programs, research, professional society activities, and preparation of his own books such as "Science with a Vengeance: How the Military Created the US Space Sciences after World War II" and "Henry Norris Russell: Dean of American Astronomers." Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; articles; book reviews; clippings; agreements; lecture papers and presentation material; press releases; meeting agendas; information about committees, conferences, symposiums, and workshops; manuscripts; audiotape recordings; photographs, slides, and negatives; course outlines; proposals; and supporting documentation. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Access Restriction

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-376, David H. DeVorkin Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Earth Science Course Topics Log, 1970

Box 1 of 21

Celestial Mechanics Codes

Box 1 of 21

Astronomy Labs, 1974

Box 1 of 21

David H. DeVorkin: Correspondence, 1972-1974

Box 1 of 21

Astronomical Triangle

Box 1 of 21

Celestial Sphere

Box 1 of 21

Velocity/Distance Relation

Box 1 of 21

DGE Course Outline

Box 1 of 21

David H. DeVorkin: "Double Star Astronomy and the Search for Unseen Planetary Companions of Stars"

Box 1 of 21

Origin of the Solar Nebula, 1970

Box 1 of 21

Origin of the So-Called Craters of the Moon, 1910

Box 1 of 21

The Planets and the Planetary System, 1971-1974

Box 1 of 21

Moon Reports and Articles, 1901, 1964, 1972-1973

Box 1 of 21

Cosmology, Quasars, Neutrons, and Relativity Articles, 1972-1973

Box 1 of 21

Earthquakes, Plate Tectonics, and Continental Drift Articles, 1971-1973

Box 1 of 21

Extraterrestrial Life Articles, 1971-1972

Box 1 of 21

Measurement of Stellar Diameters, 1966

Box 1 of 21

Astronomy Two Course

Box 1 of 21

Study of Telescopes

Box 1 of 21

Distribution of Stars in Space

Box 1 of 21

S Geminorum, 1944-1945, 1976

Box 1 of 21

Z Camelopardalis, 1936-1943

Box 1 of 21

SW Monocerotis, 1966

Box 1 of 21

RU Camelopardalis, 1966

Box 1 of 21

Earthquakes

Box 1 of 21

Proper Motion of Barnard's Star

Box 1 of 21

The H. R. Diagram and the Stellar Luminosity Function, 1966

Box 1 of 21

Problems on the Celestial Sphere

Box 1 of 21

Celestial Sphere Lab

Box 1 of 21

Highlights in Computer Development

Box 1 of 21

Variable Stars in M15, 1967

Box 1 of 21

Doppler Shift Measurement of the Solar Rotation, 1975

Box 1 of 21

Astronomy One Course and Lab

Box 1 of 21

Manual for Practical Work in the Observatory, Vassar College, 1923-1924

Box 1 of 21

Lunar Mountain Heights, 1961

Box 1 of 21

Case Studies Lab, 1973

Box 1 of 21

Planets (general), 1964

Box 1 of 21

Astronomy Spectroscopy Course (196)

Box 1 of 21

Photography Articles, circa 1961-1967

Box 1 of 21

S. W. Burnham and J. M. Schaeberle: "Report of the Total Eclipse of the Sun," 1889

Box 1 of 21

Chushiro Hayashi and Takenori Nakano, "Evolution of Stars of Small Masses in the Pre-Main-Sequence Stages," 1963

Box 1 of 21

Negativism as a Phase of Ego Development, 1950

Box 1 of 21

Celestial Sphere Problems

Box 1 of 21

The Physical Nature of the Solar System

Box 1 of 21

General Diagnostic

Box 1 of 21

Galaxies, 1920, 1956

Box 1 of 21

Spectrograph, 1970

Box 1 of 21

David H. DeVorkin: "A Curve of Growth Analysis of the Observed 18cm Profiles of OH Absorption in the Interstellar Medium," 1966

Box 1 of 21

Energy and Earth Resources, 1972-1973

Box 1 of 21

Weather Modification, 1972

Box 1 of 21

Cosmology, 1958-1966

Box 1 of 21

Molecules, 1971

Box 1 of 21

Mars Articles, 1971-1972

Box 1 of 21

Earth Science Course 117, Introduction to Astronomy, 1979

Box 1 of 21

Progress Report 199, January 1965

Box 1 of 21

Astronomical

Box 1 of 21

200 and 230

Box 1 of 21

Introduction to Astronomy 101

Box 1 of 21

Scientific American Reprints, 1948-1956

Box 1 of 21

Earth Science Course 111, 1972 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 21

Box 2

Lecture Notes

Box 2 of 21

Artifacts Series Proposal, 1986

Box 2 of 21

Earth Science Course 177: Exams, 1980

Box 2 of 21

Exploration of Space Course, 1986

Box 2 of 21

Textbook, circa 1980

Box 2 of 21

Galileo

Box 2 of 21

Earth Science Course 111: Lab Exercises

Box 2 of 21

Astronomy 100/112/121 Handouts and Exams, circa 1978

Box 2 of 21

D. D. Meisel: "Astronomy Laboratory Notes and Reference Manual"

Box 2 of 21

Lab on Statistics of Double Stars, circa 1973

Box 2 of 21

Introduction to Astronomy, circa 1971-1972

Box 2 of 21

Earth Science Course 312

Box 2 of 21

Earth Science Course 312: Problem Sets (2 folders)

Box 2 of 21

Astronomy Course 101, 1963

Box 2 of 21

Astronomy Course 117, 1969-1970

Box 2 of 21

Thesis Drafts (18 folders)

Box 2 of 21

Box 3

Thesis Drafts (33 folders)

Box 3 of 21

Box 4

Thesis Drafts (6 folders)

Box 4 of 21

Thesis Tables

Box 4 of 21

Comments on Thesis

Box 4 of 21

Thesis Questions, 1975

Box 4 of 21

Review Articles and Books: Herschel

Box 4 of 21

Arthur Young, 1970

Box 4 of 21

Introduction and Material on Evolutionary Thought (Early Greeks), 1977

Box 4 of 21

Harold W. Weaver, 1978

Box 4 of 21

Physics Today, 1977-1978

Box 4 of 21

Garland Publishing, Inc., 1979

Box 4 of 21

Paul W. Luther, 1977-1979 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 21

P. M. E. Erwood, 1975-1979 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 21

General Histories of Astronomy

Box 4 of 21

Jahresbericht, 1968

Box 4 of 21

Houzeau

Box 4 of 21

"ISIS" Bibliographies

Box 4 of 21

Bibliographies (general)

Box 4 of 21

Eightieth International Astronomical Union (IAP) Symposium: "100th Anniversary of Henry Norris Russell," 1976-1977

Box 4 of 21

Scientific America, 1977

Box 4 of 21

David H. DeVorkin: "Insight to Joseph Conrad," 1961

Box 4 of 21

David H. DeVorkin: "H. G. Wells," 1961

Box 4 of 21

Supernova 1987A (4 folders)

Box 4 of 21

Supernova Article for "Air and Space" Magazine, 1988

Box 4 of 21

Supernova Talk, 1987

Box 4 of 21

Photographs of Crab Nebula Pulsar at Minimum and Maximum Light

Box 4 of 21

Henry Norris Russell Manuscript, 1999-2000

Box 4 of 21

Griffith Observatory and Planetarium

Box 4 of 21

David H. DeVorkin: "Solar Spectroscopy in the Physics Curriculum," 1972-1973

Box 4 of 21

Box 5

David H. DeVorkin: "Origins, elements of comets examined," 1973

Box 5 of 21

David H. DeVorkin: "Comets historically bring on fears, superstition, swindlers," 1973

Box 5 of 21

Newspaper Articles regarding David H. DeVorkin, 1957-1974

Box 5 of 21

David H. DeVorkin: "Michelson and the Problem of Stellar Diameters," 1975

Box 5 of 21

David H. DeVorkin: "The Distance to the Hyades and The Calibration of the Hetzsprung-Russell Diagram," 1970

Box 5 of 21

David H. DeVorkin: Personal Information, circa 1966-1971

Box 5 of 21

Photographs of David H. DeVorkin

Box 5 of 21

Smithsonian Guides, 1991

Box 5 of 21

Rudi Lindner (University of Michigan), 1990

Box 5 of 21

Exploring the Cosmos (History 186), 1989

Box 5 of 21

S. K. Poultney: "Independent Study Unit on Universal Gravitation," 1971

Box 5 of 21

Reprint Requests, 1973-1978

Box 5 of 21

Ronald L. Numbers, "Sky and Telescope," 1977

Box 5 of 21

Donald Fernie: "The Whisper and the Vision," 1977

Box 5 of 21

Planetarium Director Questionnaire, 1974-1976

Box 5 of 21

William van Altena, 1972-1974

Box 5 of 21

Zwelling, 1974

Box 5 of 21

Charles A. Whitney, 1976-1978

Box 5 of 21

Yale University, 1975

Box 5 of 21

Wesleyan University, 1978

Box 5 of 21

Sky Publishing Corporation, "Sky and Telescope," 1975-1978

Box 5 of 21

Temple University, 1982

Box 5 of 21

Ozzie Osborn, 1973-1976

Box 5 of 21

Gerald Holton and Katherine Sopka, 1979-1980

Box 5 of 21

American Astronomical Society (AAS) Meeting, 1981-1982

Box 5 of 21

University of Leicester, 1973-1976

Box 5 of 21

Donald Franklin Moyer, 1981

Box 5 of 21

Meeks Films, 1974

Box 5 of 21

Astronomical Society of New Haven, 1979-1980

Box 5 of 21

"ISIS," 1976-1978

Box 5 of 21

D. B. Herrmann, 1975-1976

Box 5 of 21

Griffith Observatory, 1970-1973

Box 5 of 21

Lowell Observatory, 1977-1979

Box 5 of 21

Royce M. Strickland, 1972-1973

Box 5 of 21

Book Reviews and Referrals, 1974-1977

Box 5 of 21

Colin Bartholomew, 1976

Box 5 of 21

Richard Berendzen, 1971-1978

Box 5 of 21

A. J. Meadows, 1974-1980

Box 5 of 21

Public Talks, 1971-1977

Box 5 of 21

American Institute of Physics (AIP), "The Physics Teacher," 1972-1976

Box 5 of 21

Requests for Information, 1972-1973

Box 5 of 21

Joanna M. Rankin, 1978

Box 5 of 21

Allan R. Sandage, 1980

Box 5 of 21

Mrs. Charles Donald Shane, 1972-1980

Box 5 of 21

Fiske Planetarium, 1980

Box 5 of 21

Ernest H. Blaustein, 1972

Box 5 of 21

University of California, Berkeley, 1980

Box 5 of 21

Case Western Reserve University, 1978-1979

Box 5 of 21

Central Connecticut State College, 1970-1977

Box 5 of 21

Career Opportunities, 1970-1971, 1980

Box 5 of 21

David H. DeVorkin: Research Notes and General Information

Box 5 of 21

Box 6

David H. DeVorkin: Correspondence, 1969-1985 (2 folders)

Box 6 of 21

Incoming Correspondence, 1969-1996 (2 folders)

Box 6 of 21

Contact with Readers, 1984-1990

Box 6 of 21

Astronomer Participation

Box 6 of 21

Research Notecards: German V-2 Rocket

Box 6 of 21

Yataro Sekido and Harry Elliot, Eds.: "Early History of Cosmic Ray Studies," 1985

Box 6 of 21

Seventeenth International Congress of History and Science, 1984-1985

Box 6 of 21

Review of "Technology and the Process of Scientific Discovery: The Case of Cosmic Rays," 1987

Box 6 of 21

Cosmic Ray Publications and Notes, circa 1931-1988 (6 folders)

Box 6 of 21

Box 7

International Conference: "The Restructuring of Physical Science in Europe and the United States, 1945-1960," Rome, Italy, September 19-23, 1988

Box 7 of 21

David H. DeVorkin, et. al.: "200 Years of American Astronomy," 1976

Box 7 of 21

Space Astronomy Oral History Project

Box 7 of 21

David H. DeVorkin and Ralph Kenat: "Quantum Physics and the Stars (I): The Establishment of a Stellar Temperature Scale," 1983

Box 7 of 21

David H. DeVorkin and Ralph Kenat: "Quantum Physics and the Stars (II): Henry Norris Russell and the Abundances of the Elements in the Atmospheres of the Sun and Stars," 1983

Box 7 of 21

David H. DeVorkin: "The Maintenance of a Scientific Institution: Otto Struve, The Yerkes Observatory, and Its Optical Bureau during the Second World War," 1980

Box 7 of 21

David H. DeVorkin and Spencer R. Weart: "The Voice of Astronomical History," 1982

Box 7 of 21

Rita C. Bobowski: "A Living Look at Space-Age Astronomy," 1982

Box 7 of 21

David H. DeVorkin: "Stellar Evolution and the Origin of the Hertzstrung-Russell Diagram," 1984

Box 7 of 21

David H. DeVorkin Book and Film Reviews, 1976-1985 (2 folders)

Box 7 of 21

David H. DeVorkin: "Venus 1882: Public, Parallax, and HNR," 1982

Box 7 of 21

Reviews and Announcements for "The History of Modern Astronomy and Astrophysics: A Selected, Annotated Bibliography" by David H. DeVorkin, 1982-1983

Box 7 of 21

Research for "The History of Modern Astronomy and Astrophysics: A Selected, Annotated Bibliography," 1979-1982

Box 7 of 21

David H. DeVorkin: "A Versatile Orrery," 1972

Box 7 of 21

David H. DeVorkin: "Questionnaire for Telescope and Accessory Evaluation and Performance," 1973

Box 7 of 21

David H. DeVorkin: "Projects at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum," 1983

Box 7 of 21

Griffith Observatory Fiftieth Anniversary, 1985

Box 7 of 21

David H. DeVorkin: "Planetariums in Connecticut: A Survey," 1977

Box 7 of 21

David H. DeVorkin: "The True Orbit of the Moon," 1973

Box 7 of 21

David H. DeVorkin: "Steps toward the Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram," 1978

Box 7 of 21

David H. DeVorkin: "Determining the Distance to the Moon," 1972

Box 7 of 21

Edited Final of "Spectacle in the Stratosphere: American Manned Ballooning in the 1930s" by David H. DeVorkin, 1988 (5 folders)

Box 7 of 21

Scientific Publications (general), 1977-1984

Box 7 of 21

Presentation: "Preserving Aerospace History: Conserving Materials Beyond their Normal Life Expectancy," 2007

Box 7 of 21

Scenes from Twenty-Five Years of Historical Astronomy Division (HAD) Activity (includes electronic records)

Box 7 of 21

Society of American Archivists (SAA) Annual Meeting, 2005

Box 7 of 21

History of Science Society (HSS) Presentation

Box 7 of 21

Rome Transparencies

Box 7 of 21

Solar Studies Presentation

Box 7 of 21

AAS Presentation (Phoenix, Arizona), January 1993

Box 7 of 21

The Smithsonian Associates (TSA) Lectures, November 1999

Box 7 of 21

"The Christmas Star" Lecture, circa 1986-2000

Box 7 of 21

"New Light on the Christmas Star" Lecture, 2003

Box 7 of 21

"New Light on the Christmas Star" Lecture, 2011

Box 7 of 21

Astronomy Comic Strips

Box 7 of 21

Presentation: "Space Science: What is it?"

Box 7 of 21

Box 8

Toronto Presentation

Box 8 of 21

History of Modern Astronomy

Box 8 of 21

Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) V-2 Presentation, March 1989

Box 8 of 21

IRAS Presentation, 1985

Box 8 of 21

Presentation: "Why put Telescopes in Space to do Astronomy?"

Box 8 of 21

Presentation: "If Mars has no water, who built 'them' canals?"

Box 8 of 21

International Astronomical Union (IAU) Colloquium Banquet Lecture, 1984

Box 8 of 21

Solar Eclipse Lecture, May 1984

Box 8 of 21

Smithsonian National Associate Program (SNAP) Presentation: "Depression-Era Apollo," July 1989

Box 8 of 21

Radio Astronomy Lecture

Box 8 of 21

Milky Way Lecture

Box 8 of 21

National Air and Space Museum (NASM) Yerkes Observatory Lecture

Box 8 of 21

TSA Course Lectures, 1980-1981

Box 8 of 21

San Diego State University Presentation: "Science with a Vengeance," November 1990

Box 8 of 21

Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) Boston Presentation, 1990

Box 8 of 21

DTM Presentation, July 26, 1989

Box 8 of 21

The Eyes of Astronomy Lecture

Box 8 of 21

Harold Shapley Visiting Lectureship Program, 1999-2000

Box 8 of 21

Cabrini College Lecture: "The Making of Modern Astrophysics," March 2000

Box 8 of 21

ASP Presentation: "Astronomers meet the V-2," 1998

Box 8 of 21

Lecture for NASM Teacher Workshop, June 1992

Box 8 of 21

Presentation: "Why go into Space to do Astronomy?"

Box 8 of 21

Resident Associate Program (RAP) Presentations, 1992-1993

Box 8 of 21

ASP Presentation at Berkeley, June 1989

Box 8 of 21

Portland Lecture, October 1985

Box 8 of 21

Albert Abraham Michelson Lecture

Box 8 of 21

Orbital Size

Box 8 of 21

Mercury and Venus Elongations

Box 8 of 21

Central Connecticut State College (CCSC) Planetarium Program: "Was There a Christmas Star?" 1975-1980

Box 8 of 21

CCSC Planetarium Program: "How do we know that Albert Einstein was right?" 1979 (includes audiotape)

Box 8 of 21

SC1 Constellation Chart (Equatorial Region)

Box 8 of 21

CCSC Planetarium Program: "Galileo" (includes audiotape)

Box 8 of 21

CCSC Planetarium Program: "History of American Astronomy," 1976

Box 8 of 21

Joseph M. Bosco, Jr., 1976

Box 8 of 21

International Society of Planetarium Educators (ISPE), 1972-1976 (2 folders)

Box 8 of 21

CCSC Planetarium Program: "The Music of the Spheres: An Odyssey in Light and Sound," 1975 (includes audiotape)

Box 8 of 21

Pacific Planetarium Association (PPA), "The Pointer," 1969

Box 8 of 21

RAP "Stars of Winter" Course, 1981

Box 8 of 21

Middle Atlantic Planetarium Society (MAPS), 1975-1976

Box 8 of 21

Computer Use Committee: NASM Word Processing Project, 1980-1981 (2 folders) (includes electronic records)

Box 8 of 21

Cognitronics Corporation and Shah Corporation

Box 8 of 21

Galactic System

Box 8 of 21

Owen Gingerich Articles, 1964-1970

Box 8 of 21

Donald K. Stern: "First Contact with Human Cultures," 1975

Box 8 of 21

Darrel Hoff: "Laboratory Exercises in Astronomy: The Earth's Orbital Velocity," 1972

Box 8 of 21

Lunar Map

Box 8 of 21

Construction and Use of a Simple Astrolabe

Box 8 of 21

Hyades Convergence Point Method

Box 8 of 21

Determine the Force of Gravity (Pendulum)

Box 8 of 21

Photographing the Moon, 1975

Box 8 of 21

Jean-Claude Pecker and Gisele Ringeard: "Astronomy, the People and the Governments"

Box 8 of 21

Observing Saturn

Box 8 of 21

Distance of the Galactic Center

Box 8 of 21

Practice in Observing

Box 8 of 21

Planetarium Program: "Brightest Stars," 1980 (includes audiotape)

Box 8 of 21

Planetarium Program: "Guide to the Winter Skies"

Box 8 of 21

Unitarian Universalists

Box 8 of 21

CCSC Planetarium Program: "Nova Cygni," 1975 (includes audiotape)

Box 8 of 21

CCSC Planetarium Program: "The Seasons," 1975

Box 8 of 21

Bibliography on Education in Astronomy

Box 8 of 21

Edith A. Muller: "The Commission on the Teaching of Astronomy of the International Astronomical Union"

Box 8 of 21

Charles A. Wall: "A Bibliography of the Research Literature in Earth Science Education," 1972

Box 8 of 21

Charles A. Wall: "A Bibliography of Dissertations and Theses in Earth Science Education," 1972

Box 8 of 21

Planetarium Program: "Planets and Stars in the Spring Sky"

Box 8 of 21

Visual Binary Notes

Box 8 of 21

S. W. Burnham: "Double Star Measures made with the 40-inch refractor of the Yerkes Observatory," 1911

Box 8 of 21

Box 9

Jon R. Sharp: "Determination of Orbital Elements of the Eclipsing Binary Star S Cancri," 1966

Box 9 of 21

How to Develop Film, 1974

Box 9 of 21

Objects to Find with the Telescope

Box 9 of 21

Telescope Practice, 1975

Box 9 of 21

Radial Velocities of 50 G Type Stars

Box 9 of 21

Determination of the Period of a Variable Star

Box 9 of 21

Parallax Experiment and Notes

Box 9 of 21

The Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association, 1975

Box 9 of 21

David H. DeVorkin: "A. A. Michelson's Stellar Interferometer: A Study in the Origins of Modern Astrophysics," 1975

Box 9 of 21

Trudy E. Bell: "History of Astrophotography," 1976

Box 9 of 21

Connecticut Journal of Science Education, 1980

Box 9 of 21

David H. DeVorkin: "The Canals of Mars, A Retrospective," 1977

Box 9 of 21

Photographs of Comet MRKOS, 1957

Box 9 of 21

Photographs of Halley's Comet, 1910

Box 9 of 21

S&T Paper, 1981

Box 9 of 21

David H. DeVorkin: "Comets: What are They?"

Box 9 of 21

Resource Letter on Astronomy Education, 1972

Box 9 of 21

Richard Berendzen and David H. DeVorkin: "Resource Letter on Educational Materials in Astronomy"

Box 9 of 21

David H. DeVorkin: "A Possible Astronomical Application for Holography," 1969

Box 9 of 21

David H. DeVorkin: "The Origins of the Hertzsrung-Russell Diagram," 1977

Box 9 of 21

Richard Berendzen and David H. DeVorkin: "Resource Letter EMAA-1: Educational Materials in Astronomy and Astrophysics," 1973

Box 9 of 21

Astronomy Laboratory: Variable Stars in M157

Box 9 of 21

Astronomy Laboratory: The Earth's Orbital Velocity

Box 9 of 21

Optics and Telescopes Lab

Box 9 of 21

University of California, Astronomy 117B, 1966

Box 9 of 21

Connecticut Journal of Science Teaching, 1976-1978

Box 9 of 21

Astronomy Laboratory Exercises (general)

Box 9 of 21

Correspondence regarding Aluminized Telescope Mirrors, circa 1932-1939 (2 folders)

Box 9 of 21

Published Papers on Aluminizing, circa 1930-1939 (2 folders)

Box 9 of 21

Leo Goldberg, 1938-1939, 1987

Box 9 of 21

Thomas R. Williams, 1983-1987

Box 9 of 21

Hale Papers, circa 1931-1932

Box 9 of 21

Wide World Photos

Box 9 of 21

Telescope Mirrors Presentation

Box 9 of 21

Prentice Hall, 1987

Box 9 of 21

Photographs of John D. Strong

Box 9 of 21

Photographs of John A. Anderson

Box 9 of 21

Figures from "Procedures in Experimental Physics" (1941), 1987

Box 9 of 21

Chronology of the Evaporation Process

Box 9 of 21

Transcript of Recorded Interview with John D. Strong, 1984

Box 9 of 21

John D. Strong Recordings (includes audiotapes)

Box 9 of 21

John D. Strong's First Aluminized Telescope Mirror

Box 9 of 21

John D. Strong Bibliography

Box 9 of 21

William Tobin, 1987

Box 9 of 21

Philip S. Fogg Oral History, 1980

Box 9 of 21

Robley C. Williams: "Spectroscopes, Telescopes, Microscopes," 1978

Box 9 of 21

Horace W. Babcock: "Diffraction gratings at the Mount Wilson Observatory," 1986

Box 9 of 21

Dorothy Schaumberg, 1986

Box 9 of 21

Albert G. Ingalls Papers

Box 9 of 21

H. N. Russell Papers, 1932-1934

Box 9 of 21

Inventory of material sent by John D. Strong, 1986

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John D. Strong and Albert G. Ingalls Correspondence, circa 1932-1957 (2 folders)

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John D. Strong and William Weber Coblentz Correspondence, circa 1953-1961

Box 9 of 21

John D. Strong and Robert D. Wood Correspondence, circa 1938-1949

Box 9 of 21

John D. Strong: Incoming and Outgoing Correspondence (general), 1931-1966

Box 9 of 21

John D. Strong Publications, 1932-1937 and undated

Box 9 of 21

E. Scott Barr, 1976

Box 9 of 21

David H. DeVorkin: Incoming and Outgoing Correspondence, 1986-1988

Box 9 of 21

David H. DeVorkin: "John Strong's First Aluminized Mirror," 1987

Box 9 of 21

David H. DeVorkin: "How Telescope Mirrors Became Aluminized," 1986-1987

Box 9 of 21

Box 10

Henry Rowland Symposium, 1984

Box 10 of 21

Publications about Henry Rowland, circa 1925-1976

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David H. DeVorkin: "On the Application of Michelson's Interferometric Techniques to the Measurement of the Apparent Angular Diameters of the Stars," 1972

Box 10 of 21

David H. DeVorkin: "A. A. Michelson's Stellar Interferometer," 1973-1974 (6 folders)

Box 10 of 21

Marshall Cavendish LTD Publishers: "How it Works," Gustav Robert Kirchhoff and Lord Kelvin, 1974

Box 10 of 21

R. William Shaw Recording, October 8, 1986 (includes audiotape)

Box 10 of 21

W. L. Elkin

Box 10 of 21

Transit Instrument

Box 10 of 21

Winchester Observatory

Box 10 of 21

Loomis Tower Telescope

Box 10 of 21

Frank Schlesinger, 1943-1945

Box 10 of 21

Gerald Maurice Clemence

Box 10 of 21

Michelson Museum, 1972-1974 (2 folders)

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Ernest William Brown, 1938

Box 10 of 21

Hubert Anson Newton

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Elias Loomis, 1890

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Yale University Observatory

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Yale Exhibition, 1980

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Box 11

Theodore R. Treadwell: "Denison Olmsted an Early American Astronomer," 1946

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George William Hill

Box 11 of 21

Elkin Meteor Camera

Box 11 of 21

Yale Heliometer

Box 11 of 21

Yale Sheffield Telescope, 1960, 1980-1983

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Meteoritics

Box 11 of 21

William J. Newman, 1973

Box 11 of 21

Francis G. Pease

Box 11 of 21

H. C. Wilson: "Measuring the Stars with the Interferometer," 1921

Box 11 of 21

Frisbee Mill Books, 1975-1976

Box 11 of 21

Donald K. Yeomans, 1976-1977

Box 11 of 21

Journal Indexes

Box 11 of 21

Henry G. Gale, 1965

Box 11 of 21

University of Chicago Library

Box 11 of 21

George E. Hale, 1965

Box 11 of 21

A. A. Michelson Correspondence Index, 1965

Box 11 of 21

Bernard's Reference to A. A. Michelson in Observatory Book

Box 11 of 21

A. A. Michelson-George E. Hale Correspondence and Index

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R. S. Woodward, 1919

Box 11 of 21

W. H. Pickering

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The Niels Bohr Library, 1972

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Clark University

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Lick Archives, University of California (Santa Cruz)

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Walter S. Adams

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D. T. McAllister, 1973

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F. G. Pease

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Development of Astronomy in America, 1975

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David H. DeVorkin: "A. A. Michelson's Stellar Interferometer: A Study in the Origins of Modern Astronomy," 1975

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A. A. Michelson Talk Outline and Notes

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Cognitronics Corporation, circa 1980

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Photograph of Comet Halley, January 11, 1986

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David H. DeVorkin: "Electronics in Astronomy: Early Applications of the Photoelectric Cell and Photomultiplier for Studies of Point-Source Celestial Phenomena," 1984-1985 (5 folders)

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John S. Hall, 1986

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Gerald E. Kron, 1985

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Value of Electronics

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Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 1985-1986

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Correspondence: Otto Struve, Henry Norris Russell, Joel Stebbins, John S. Hall, and Harold Shapley, circa 1914-1945

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Photoelectric Photometry Data, 1987 (2 folders)

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Electronics in Astronomy: Research Notes and Articles (4 folders)

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David H. DeVorkin: "Stellar Evolution and the Origins of the HR Diagram in Early Astrophysics," General History of Astronomy, Volume Four, Chapter Six, 1979-1983 (4 folders)

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General History of Astronomy Correspondence, 1978-1983

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David H. DeVorkin and Spencer R. Weart: "Giving the History of Astronomy a Human Voice,"

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1981

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David H. DeVorkin: "The Harvard Summer School in Astronomy," 1984

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Early Manuscripts: "The Harvard Summer School in Astronomy," 1979 (2 folders)

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Notes in Literature on Harvard Summer School in Astronomy

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Correspondence and Notes regarding "The Harvard Summer School in Astronomy," 1983-1984

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Early X-ray Publications and Information, circa 1962-1982 (includes audiotape)

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David H. DeVorkin: "The A. D. 1006 Puzzle"

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Publications and Research Notes regarding the A. D. 1006 Supernova, 1965-1982

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Correspondence regarding "The A. D. 1006 Puzzle," 1982-1983

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David H. DeVorkin: "Community and Spectral Classification in Astrophysics: The Acceptance of E. C. Pickering's System in 1910," 1981

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"Community and Spectral Classification in Astrophysics": Correspondence, Research Notes, and Manuscripts, 1979-1980 (2 folders)

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Mark Walker: "Physics and Propaganda: Werner Heisenberg's Foreign Lectures under National Socialism," 1991

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Donald MacKenzie: "Inventing Accuracy: A Historical Sociology of Nuclear Missile Guidance," 1991

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Panel on the Atmosphere

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J. A. Van Allen and S. F. Singer: "On the Primary Cosmic-Ray Spectrum," 1950

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Henry A. Schade: "German Wartime Technical Developments," 1947

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Lillian D. Kozloski: "Hitch Her Wagon to a Star: Dr. Hildegarde Korf Kallmann Bijl, Pioneer in Space Science"

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Green and Lomosk Problem

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Launch Chronologies and Summaries

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Priorities for Space Research, 1971-1980

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International Geophysical Year (IGY) Rocket Program, 1957-1961

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IGY Proposals for Vanguard Experiments, 1981

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Ernst H. Krause: "High-Altitude Research with V-2 Rockets," 1948

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John J. Hopfield and Harold E. Clearman, Jr.: "The Ultraviolet Spectrum of the Sun from V-2 Rockets," 1948

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F. S. Johnson, J. D. Purcell, and R. Tousey: "Measurements of the Vertical Distribution of Atmospheric Ozone from Rockets," 1951

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F. S. Johnson, et. al.: "Direct Measurements of the Vertical Distribution of Atmospheric Ozone to 70 Kilometers Altitude," 1952

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Upper Atmosphere Research Program, 1946-1947

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Peter van de Kamp, 1945-1947

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Second World War Research Notes

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Telemetry

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Aerobee Era Spectrographs and Rocket (1950s-early 1960s)

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V-2 Era Spectrographs of Sun, 1946-1948

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Transition: Sounding Rockets to Satellites

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Project Hermes, 1982

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Photographic v. PE, 1984

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Sir Harrie S. W. Massey

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Publishers (general), 1983-1986

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Design of the NRL Spectrograph

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NRL Group Structures and Rationale

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John E. Naugle Interview and Notes, 1980

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Richard Silberstein: "Proposal for the Use of Rockets for the Study of the Ionosphere," 1945

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Rocket Design Problems and Technical Choices

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Early Serious Proposals for Use of Rockets

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Plans for Scientific Use of the V-2 Rocket (1945-1946)

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Pre-Rocket V-2 Era and Identification of Scientific Problems

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V-2 Rocket: "Conclusions" Chapter

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Scientific Results of NRL Rocket Sonde Branch Program (1946-1957)

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Research Notes (general)

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) History Office: V-2 Rocket

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Materials, 1969-1984

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NRL Rocket Program: Budget and Cost, 1947-1948

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Causes of the Ionosphere

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United States Navy Upper Atmosphere Laboratory (B-29) Project, 1946-1947

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Earth Satellites as Research Vehicles, 1956

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William S. Ripley: "U. S. Rocket Research of the Upper Atmosphere: A Tabulation and Bibliography," 1955

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Box 14

Sun Followers and Star Trackers

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V-2 Rocket: Uses of Science by the Military, 1985

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Fred L. Whipple, 1946-1954

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David H. DeVorkin: "Observing the Sun from a Rocket," 1985-1986

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V-2 Rocket and Space Science Research: Correspondence, Notes, and Publications

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Michael J. Neufeld

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Space Optics Historical Perspectives

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William G. Dow: "Space in the Coming Generations of Men," 1968

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V-2 Rocket Science Book, 1986

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Requests to Review "Science with a Vengeance" Manuscript, 1990

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"Science with a Vengeance" Reader Reviews and Correspondence, 1990-1991 (8 folders)

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"Science with a Vengeance" Reader Reviews and Correspondence, 1990-1991 (17 folders)

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"Science with a Vengeance" Reader Reviews and Correspondence, 1990-1991 (5 folders)

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"Science with a Vengeance" Manuscript, 1991 (4 folders)

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Tom Gehrels and Tom von Foerster: "Science with a Vengeance" Reviews and Correspondence, 1990-1991 (3 folders)

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Thomas Starkweather, 1989

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Lyman Spitzer, Jr., 1990

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Milton W. Rosen, 1990

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New Material for Rocket Book, 1991

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Henry Norris Russell Biography Proposal to the National Science Foundation (NSF) and Princeton University, 1977-1979

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Henry Norris Russell Biography: Revised, 1979

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Princeton University Library, 1974-1977

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Henry Norris Russell Papers: Finding Aid, 1975-1976

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Henry Norris Russell Papers: Transcribed Material Examined, 1974-1976

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Henry Norris Russell Papers: Microfilming Project, 1977-1980

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Henry Norris Russell Papers: Micro and Index, 1991

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Henry Norris Russell Papers: Copies of Correspondence

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Princeton University Press, 1978-1997

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Smithsonian Scholarly Studies Program, 1991

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Women's Committee Grant, 1990-1991

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AIP Proposal, 1990-1991

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Dudley Observatory Herbert C. Pollock Award Committee, 1990-1991

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Ralph Kenat, 1982-1984

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National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), 1991

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Potential Publishers for the Henry Norris Russell Biography, 1994-1996

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Princeton University, 1994-1996

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Publishing Agreement for the Henry Norris Russell Biography, 1999

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Princeton University Archives (Mudd Library), 1991-1993

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Henry Norris Russell Biography: General Information and Notes, circa 1977-1982

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Princeton University, Department of Astronomy, 1978

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Princeton University Trip: Contacts and Notes, 1981-1982

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Peggy Kidwell, 1979

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Items Removed from Correspondence File

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C. A. Young: "The Princeton Eclipse Expedition to Wadesboro, North Carolina," 1900

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Morrison Lecture, April 2000

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George Washington University (GWU) Lecture: Henry Norris Russell, April 2000

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ASP Lecture: "Henry Norris Russell's Encounter with Eros"

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Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) Lecture: Henry Norris Russell, 1991-1992

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Carnegie Institution of Washington (CIW) Lecture: "A Fox Raiding the Hedge-Hogs: Henry Norris Russell at Mount Wilson," June 1992

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David H. DeVorkin: "A Fox Raiding the Hedgehogs: Henry Norris Russell at Mount Wilson," 1992

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Harvard University Lecture, December 1992

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AAS Lecture (Atlanta, Georgia): Henry Norris Russell Evolution, January 13, 1991

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Adler Lecture: "A Young Man in a Hurry: Henry Norris Russell's technique of Hypothetical Parallaxes," June 6, 1992

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HSS Annual Meeting Lecture: "He Knew a Good Thing When he Saw It," December 1992

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"Russell Travels West" Lecture

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American Physical Society (APS) Meeting, April 1987

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American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Symposium Lecture: "Collegiality, Observatory Culture and American Astronomy, 1880-1940," 2001

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American Geophysical Union (AGU), Gregory A. Good, 1992-1993

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HSS Crucibles Lecture, October 25, 1995

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Nobel Prize in Physics (December 1937), 1997

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"Henry Norris Russell: American Astrophysicist" Lecture, 1997

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Lecture Transparencies

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IAU Meeting Lecture, 1994

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APS Lecture about A. A. Michelson, 1994

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AAS Lecture (San Diego, California), Russell Diagram, January 2001

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"Beyond the Observatory" Lecture (Chicago, Illinois), 1999

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Russell Biography: General Research Publications, Correspondence and Notes, 1998-1999

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Henry Norris Russell Biography: Reader Reviews and Correspondence, 1995-1999 (11 folders)

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Henry Norris Russell Biography: Reader Reviews and Correspondence, 1995-1999 (14 folders)

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Harlow Shapley

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Harlow Shapley

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Donald Menzel (2 folders)

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Russell Diagram

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Michelson Interferometer

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David H. DeVorkin: "Astronomer in Transition: Henry Norris Russell and Quantitative Astrophysics," 1988-1989 (2 folders)

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David H. DeVorkin and Ralph Kenat: "A Reconnaissance of New Territory: Henry Norris Russell and the Composition of the Sun's Atmosphere," 1982 (5 folders)

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David H. DeVorkin and Ralph Kenat: "Quantum Physics and the Stars I: The Establishment of a Stellar Temperature Scale," 1983

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David H. DeVorkin and Ralph Kenat: "Quantum Physics and the Stars II: Henry Norris Russell and the Abundance of the Elements in the Atmospheres of the Sun and Stars," 1983

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Ralph Kenat Correspondence, 1980

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David H. DeVorkin and Ralph Kenat: "Quantum Physics and the Stars III: Towards a Rational Theory of Stellar Spectra," 1989

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David H. DeVorkin and Ralph Kenat: "Quantum Physics and the Stars III: Towards a Rational Theory of Stellar Spectra," 1989 (3 folders)

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Sonneborn (includes audiotapes)

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Supernova 1987A Lecture, 1987 (includes audiotapes)

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