Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Contracts,
1961-1966

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 168
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Contracts Office
Dates:
1961-1966
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2.2 linear meters.
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This record unit consists of correspondence, memoranda, contracts, bids and invitations, proposals, reports and related materials maintained by the Contracts Office concerning Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) projects, especially Project Celescope. Of special interest are materials documenting contracts with Electro-Mechanical Research, Inc., and Westinghouse Research Laboratories for the technical development of Celescope. Also included is similar material concerning SAO projects funded by contracts with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, United States Air Force, National Science Foundation, Office of Naval Research, and Harvard University.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 168, Smithsonian Institution, Contracts Office, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Contracts

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Electro-Mechanical Research, Inc Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Harvard University Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Office of Naval Research Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Westinghouse Research Laboratory Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Project Celescope (SAO). Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Science Foundation (U.S.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Air Force Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Observatories -- Astrophysical Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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