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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
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...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
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 dat...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Central Engineering Dept
Dates:
1984-2000
Size:
64.54 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (61.54 non-standard size boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-075
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Assignment/Support Requests. For projects funded through the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO), the mechanism for formally requesting engineering support is to submit a form called an "Assignment/Support Request" (ASR). An ASR functions both as an internal purchase order for engineering services, and as ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Central Engineering Dept
Dates:
1978-1996
Size:
73 cu. ft. (73 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-063
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of contract files dealing with the research, development, and construction of the Advanced X-Ray Astrophysics Facility (AXAF), now known as the Chandra X-Ray Observatory; and its components; the High Resolution Camera (HRC); the Advanced CCD Imaging Spectrometer (ACIS); and its two transmission grating spectrometers, ...

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Creators:
Schmidling, David, Dr.
Rutherfurd, Lewis Morris, 1816-1892
Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).
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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Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Carruthers, George R.
Dates:
1996-02-22
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0597
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This video history consists of original, master and reference videos documenting a children's lecture program by George R. Carruthers, a physicist and inventor. Carruthers invented the Far Ultra-Violet Camera (FUVCAM).

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Draper, John Christopher, (chemist), 1835-1885
Draper, Henry, 1837-1882
Draper, John William, 1811-1882
Mora, José Maria, ca. 1846-1926
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Dates:
circa 1826-1936
Size:
4.3 Cubic feet (13 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0121
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Miscellaneous documents and photographs related to the scientific careers of members of the Draper family. Includes publications of the University of the City of New York, with which the Drapers were associated, reprints of papers by John William Draper, F. Melloni, John C. Draper, and Henry Draper, publications of the New York Meteorological Observatory, photographs of the observatory, rare scientific photographs, including photomicrographs (paper prints) by the Drapers, correspondence addressed to Daniel Draper, certificates, diplomas, and other documents.

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Creators:
Whipple, Fred L. (Fred Lawrence), 1906-2004
Dates:
circa 1927-1983
Size:
23.5 cu. ft. (23 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7431
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Dates:
1905-2001
Size:
0.79 Cubic Feet (2 containers)
Collection ID:
NASM,2018.0060
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the observatory postcards gathered by Dr. David DeVorkin as part of the Explore the Universe exhibit.

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Creators:
Emmons, Richard H., 1919-2005
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 Moo...

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