"Man and Cosmos" Lecture by Dr. Fred L. Whipple

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"Man and Cosmos" lecture by Dr. Fred L. Whipple, Director of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, and Michael Collins, Director of National Air and Space Museum, held in the auditorium of the National Museum of History and Technology, now known as the National Museum of American History.


  • Whipple, Fred L (Fred Lawrence) 1906-2004
  • Collins, Michael 1930-
  • Smithsonian Institution Photographic Services Division
  • National Museum of History and Technology
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory


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  • Requested from Photographic Services Division by National Air and Space Museum.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-009, Image No. 72-10517

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


  • 1972
  • November 15, 1972

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SIA Acc. 11-009 [72-10517]

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