Query: Astronomers
Sproul Observatory Astronomers Photoprints
Creators:
Swarthmore College. Sproul Observatory (Swarthmore, Pennsylvania: 1916)
Gaustad, John E. (Director, Sproul Observatory)
Dates:
1916-1975
Size:
1 Boxe
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0251
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection of group portraits donated by Sproul Observatory. Group portraits include participants at American Astronomical Society and I.A.U. [International Astronomical Union] meetings, as well as several other taken at Johns Hopkins University, Swarthmore College, and an autographed photo of Roy W. Delaplaine at a 24-inch refractor telescope.The photographs were accumulated in the files of the Sproul Observatory, Swarthmore College, over a period of years. They form a visual record of astronomers and attendees at astronomical meetings from 1916 to 1975.

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Website Records
Dates:
2012
Collection ID:
Accession 13-176
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Aesthetics and Astronomy" website maintained by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics as it existed on October 29, 2012. The Aesthetics and Astronomy project studies the perception of multi-wavelength astronomical imagery and the effects of the scientific and artistic choices in processing astronomical data. The website documents the …

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Website Records
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 15-259
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Aesthetics and Astronomy" website maintained by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics as it existed on June 1, 2015. The Aesthetics and Astronomy project studies the perception of multi-wavelength astronomical imagery and the effects of the scientific and artistic choices in processing astronomical data. The website documents the …

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View of Peking from the Observatory, with 17th century astronomical instruments
Creators:
Unknown
Dates:
1870s
Size:
1 Item (photographic print, albumen, 21.4 x 27.5 cm)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2009.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

A large format albumen print of the Beijing Ancient Observatory, with various bronze instruments, altazimuth in the foreground. The print has minor fading and wear, and appears to have been removed from a photographic album. Print shows slight image doubling, suggesting that the camera was nudged during the long exposure …

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Website Records
Dates:
2018
Collection ID:
Accession 19-184
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two websites maintained by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics as they existed on August 22, 2018. The Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics is jointly administered by the Harvard College Observatory and the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. The "Aesthetics and Astronomy" website documents a project of the same name which studies …

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Classical Observation Techniques Videohistory Collection
Dates:
1988, 1991
Size:
5 videotapes (Reference copies). 21 digital .wmv files and .rm files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9534
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical research when …

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Richard H. Emmons Papers
Dates:
circa 1954-1998
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-154
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Richard H. Emmons (1919-2005), astronomer, engineer, and proponent of astronomy education, taught astronomy and physics at Kent State University and later worked as an engineer for Goodyear Aerospace Corporation. He was well-known for the planetariums he established, over 23 in all. Emmons was also the team leader for the North Canton Moonwatch …

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Lewis M. Rutherfurd Collection
Creators:
Schmidling, David, Dr.
Rutherfurd, Lewis Morris, 1816-1892
Dates:
1846-1884
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box, 1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0364
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Lewis M. Rutherfurd's work related to astronomy.

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Fred Lawrence Whipple Papers
Dates:
circa 1932-2004
Size:
19.72 cu. ft. (19 record storage boxes) (2 5x8 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-183
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The papers of Fred Lawrence Whipple (FLW) document his astronomical research; his professional work in the field of astronomy; and his career as Director of the SAO. They include correspondence with professional colleagues, amateur astronomers, SAO staff scientists, Smithsonian Institution officials, scientific societies and professional groups, government agencies, and Harvard …

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Albert and George B. Flint sketches
Creators:
Flint, Albert S. (Albert Stowell), 1853-1923
Flint, George B.
Dates:
[ca. 1875-1900]
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((10 items))
Collection ID:
AAA.flinalbe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Sketchbooks and drawing copy books of Albert S. and George B. Flint, kept during the last quarter of the 19th century showing trees, birds, and studies in perspective.

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