W. S. Adams, Director of Mount Wilson Observatory

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Dr. W. S. Adams, retired director of the Mount Wilson Observatory and a close friend of fifth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, Charles Greeley Abbot.


  • Adams, Walter S (Walter Sydney) 1876-1956
  • Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) b. 1872
  • Mount Wilson Observatory
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory


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c. 1940?

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