Query: European Southern Observatory
Riccardo Giacconi Papers
Creators:
Giacconi, Riccardo
Dates:
circa 1971-2004
Size:
6.49 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (2 16x20 boxes) (4 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-020
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the professional papers of Riccardo Giacconi (1931-2018), including materials surrounding Giacconi's winning of the Nobel Prize in 2002. Additional topics include the European Southern Observatory, the Hubble Space Telescope, and x-ray telescopes.

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Riccardo Giacconi Papers
Creators:
Giacconi, Riccardo
Dates:
1955-2002
Size:
82.13 cu. ft. (80 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes) (1 16x20 box) (1 blueprint storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7416
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document Riccardo Giacconi's professional career, and consist of papers illustrating his scientific work and administrative records relating to the institutions at which he worked. There is extensive documentation of Giacconi's professional activities, including meetings attended, papers presented (and published), his services as officer or board member of professional …

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Riccardo Giacconi Videohistory Collection
Creators:
Giacconi, Riccardo, interviewee
Dates:
2004
Size:
5 audiotapes (Reference copies).videotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9617
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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Observatory Postcards
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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Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 1964-1994
Size:
35 cu. ft. (35 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-078
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting the administration of Irwin I. Shapiro, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) Director. Materials include correspondence, publications, memoranda, paper reviews, calendars, prospectuses, project files, budget files, personnel files, and directories.

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Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
circa 1963-1983
Size:
34 cu. ft. (34 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 468
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records were created primarily by John G. Gregory as Assistant Director, 1973-1982, and Deputy Director, 1982-1983. A small amount of material was created by his predecessors, Carlton W. Tillinghast, 1961-1969, and Robert V. Bartnik, 1970-1973. The records include correspondence, memoranda, reports, budgets, and publications documenting SAO research projects, especially the Multiple-Mirror Telescope, the …

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Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Assistant Director (Science)
Dates:
1961-1973
Size:
18.5 cu. ft. (18 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 253
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of administrative records maintained by Charles A. Lundquist as assistant director (Science), which primarily concern SAO scientific projects. Projects represented in the records include the Satellite Tracking Program, Celescope Project, Gravitational Redshift Space Probe Experiment, Hydrogen Maser Program, Very Long Baseline Interferometer (VLBI), Earth Albedo Project …

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Contract, Grant, and Procurement Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Contracts and Procurement Office
Dates:
1987-1996
Size:
30.5 cu. ft. (30 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-122
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of proposals, grants, and contracts for scholarly studies conducted by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and other Federal agencies. Materials include correspondence, grant proposals and supplements, contracts and modifications, progress reports, and requests for foreign travel.

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Correspondence
Dates:
1866-1906, with related records to 1927
Size:
65.91 cu. ft. (98 document boxes) (6 12x17 boxes) (1 16x20 box) (88 3x5 boxes) (1 tube box) (oversize material)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 31
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the history of the Smithsonian from 1872-1927. Most of the records concern the tenure of Samuel P. Langley, the third Secretary, who served from 1887-1906. There is also some material dating from as early as 1866 to as late as 1927 in the collection. This record unit is the last to …

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Ursula B. Marvin Papers
Dates:
1926-2007
Size:
10.5 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-060
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of research papers, lectures, research notes, correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts, photographs, slides from various trips and lectures, clippings, professional activity files, and related materials documenting Ursula B. Marvin's career as a planetary geologist at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, as well as personal papers and photographs from her childhood …

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