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Summary

Biographical sketches of scientists at the Allegeny Observatory, including Samuel Pierpont Langley, who later was director of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and Secretary of the Smithsonian from 1887 to 1906.

Author

Wagman, N. E

Subject

  • Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
  • Astrophysical Observatory
  • Allegheny Observatory

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

Pitt Magazine Winter Issue (Contained within)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1941-1942

Topic

  • Secretaries
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Secretariats

Physical description

Pp. 9-13

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