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Creators:
Field, George B., 1929-
Dates:
circa 1968-1983
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 89-067
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the professional career of George B. Field, an astrophysicist. The records also document his tenure as Director of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.

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Creators:
Shapiro, Irwin I.
Dates:
circa 1965-1990
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-107
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Irwin Shapiro was appointed Director of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory in 1983. This accession consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, proposals, publications, and related materials documenting Shapiro's professional activities with the International Astronomical Union, the National Academy of Sciences, the American Ass...

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Creators:
Whipple, Fred L. (Fred Lawrence), 1906-2004
Dates:
2004
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-146
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a video recording documenting the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics program, "A Celebration of the Life and Science of Fred Lawrence Whipple," held December 4, 2004 at Harvard University. Materials include four digital versatile discs.

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Creators:
Giacconi, Riccardo
Dates:
circa 1958-1992, 2008
Size:
28 cu. ft. (28 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-142
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the professional papers of Riccardo Giacconi (1931-2018), an astrophysicist specializing in x-ray astronomy and who was awarded the 2002 Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery of cosmic x-ray sources. Giacconi's papers document his research, participation in the larger astrophysics community, and influence on ...

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Creators:
Lecar, Myron
Dates:
1956-2010
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-058
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Myron "Mike" Lecar was born on April 10, 1930 in Brooklyn, New York. He received an S.B. in industrial engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1951 and an M.S. in industrial engineering from Case Institute of Technology in 1953. From 1954 to 1958, Lecar served as an officer in the U. S. Navy, developing and teaching ...

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Creators:
Whipple, Fred L. (Fred Lawrence), 1906-2004
Dates:
1948-2000
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-044
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes Whipple's Curriculum Vitae, correspondence, materials regarding his work in comet work groups and committees, proposals, reports, technical notes and memos, and journal articles. For related materials please see Record Unit 7431 and accessions 03-137 and 04-183.

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Creators:
Emmons, Richard H., 1919-2005
Dates:
circa 1935-1976, 1990-1991, 1995-1996, 2005
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-112
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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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Publications and Information
Dates:
1910, 1921, 1938, 1954-2000
Size:
9.5 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-263
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by James C. Cornell, Jr., a public information specialist and publications manager for the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO). SAO jointly administers the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) with the Harvard College Observatory. Materials primarily consist of phot...

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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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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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