These records document quotations, proposals, and bids from contractors, equipment makers, and other vendors to provide facilities and instruments for the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) and its programs. Of special interest are voluminous files concerning the development and planning for the Multiple-Mirror Telescope (MMT) facility at Mount Hopkins, Arizona.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 525, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Contracts and Procurement Office, Grant Proposals
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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