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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Contracts and Procurement Office
Dates:
1991-1999
Size:
17 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-171
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory projects and activities. Materials include proposals, correspondence, progress reports, cost estimates, notes, final project reports, research announcements, and memoranda.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Contracts and Procurement Office
Dates:
circa 1972-1974
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-152
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records primarily documenting procurement of equipment for the Mt. Hopkins Observatory. Materials include property inventories, property listings, excess property forms, punch cards, and related materials. The records were called the "Tougas File" by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Contracts and Procu...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
1967
Size:
6.16 cu. ft. (16 blueprint storage tubes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-151
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of star charts used for the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Star Catalogue, first published in 1966. These records were originally transferred to the National Archives in 1971 and eventually transferred to Smithsonian Institution Archives in July 1980.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Contracts and Procurement Office
Dates:
1965-1978
Size:
8.2 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 525
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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) fa...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Subcontracts and Procurement Department
Dates:
1966-1979
Size:
16 cu. ft. (16 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-080
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) projects and activities. Materials include proposals, quotations, bids, and correspondence with contractors, equipment makers, and vendors to provide services, equipments, and instruments for SAO.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Subcontracts and Procurement Department
Dates:
1979-1991
Size:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-150
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) projects and activities. Materials include proposals, quotations, bids, and correspondence with contractors, equipment makers, and vendors to provide services, equipment, and instruments for SAO.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Subcontracts and Procurement Department
Dates:
1966-1980
Size:
13 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-151
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) projects and activities. Materials include proposals, quotations, bids, and correspondence with contractors, equipment makers, and vendors to provide services, equipment, and instruments for SAO.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
1893-1899
Size:
0.1 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 474
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of correspondence written to Child and Abbot by Samuel P. Langley, Secretary of the Smithsonian and APO Director. The correspondence concerns APO solar constant experiments, especially rules and precepts for photo-bolometric work; facilities, equipment, and apparatus; and APO publications.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Contracts and Procurement Office
Dates:
1963-1968
Size:
0.8 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 530
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document subcontracts issued by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) and funded with private funds of the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include proposals, contracts, correspondence, memoranda, and reports concerning agreements with contractors to develop instruments and provide equipment for SAO projects and ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Contracts Office
Dates:
1961-1966
Size:
2.2 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 168
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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 ...

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