Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Contracts,
1961-1966

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 168
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Contracts Office
Dates:
1961-1966
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
8.5 cu. ft. (17 document boxes)
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.

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

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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Project Celescope Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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