Query: Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory
Public Affairs Records
Creators:
Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory
Dates:
circa 1986-2016
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-138
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting a public policy dispute over a proposal to use Mount Graham in southeastern Arizona for astrophysical purposes. Astronomers believed that Mount Graham was an ideal location for an observatory, but environmentalists were concerned about its impact on the wildlife. Materials include an information packet …

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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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Website Records
Dates:
2014
Collection ID:
Accession 15-023
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory (FLWO) website as it existed on August 22, 2014. FLWO is operated by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics which is jointly administered by the Harvard College Observatory and the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. It is located on Mount Hopkins near Amado, Arizona. The website …

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Website Records
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 18-120
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory (FLWO) website as it existed on May 1, 2017. FLWO is operated by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics which is jointly administered by the Harvard College Observatory and the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. It is located on Mount Hopkins near Amado, Arizona. The website …

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Fred Lawrence Whipple Papers
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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Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Office of the Director
Dates:
1971-1987
Size:
30 cu. ft. (30 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 437
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the administration and scientific programs of SAO under the leadership of Field, 1973-1983, and Shapiro, 1983-1987. A small amount of material was created during Whipple's tenure as director. The records consist of correspondence, memoranda, proposals, reports, budgets, publications, and related materials documenting the research activities of SAO divisions of …

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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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Fred L. Whipple Oral History Interviews
Creators:
Whipple, Fred L. (Fred Lawrence), 1906-2004, interviewee
Dates:
1976
Size:
4 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9520
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program …

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Subject Files
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Sciences
Dates:
circa 1990-1993
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-042
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

A greater part of these records document the administrative activities of Ross B. Simons as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science, but these records also include some material from when he served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research (1988-1992). They consist mostly of correspondence and memoranda pertaining to science programs …

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Multiple-Mirror Telescope Videohistory Collection
Dates:
1989
Size:
7 videotapes (Reference copies). 25 digital .wmv files and .rm files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9542
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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