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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Southwest Meteor Spectral Patrol
Dates:
1968-1972
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 303
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit contains material documenting the administrative and scientific work of Southwest Meteor Spectral Patrol (SWMSP) and includes budget and other fiscal records; project reports; correspondence and memoranda, mostly concerning the termination of SWMSP in 1972 and spectral data gathered during observations.

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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 ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Radio Meteor Project
Dates:
1964-1968
Size:
11 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-152
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Radio Meteor Project records, containing OGO (Orbiting Geophysical Observatory) satellite data in the form of computer printouts.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
1959-1972
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-141
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a reference set of publications from the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO). Materials include SAO annual reports, special reports, semi-annual reports, and serials.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Contracts and Procurement Office
Dates:
circa 1963-1973
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-158
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, memoranda, drafts, revisions, final copies, budgets, notes, and background data documenting proposals to outside organizations for contracts and grants to support the scientific research program of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO). Included are records concerning proposals submitted ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Contracts and Procurement Office
Dates:
1956-1984
Size:
36.5 cu. ft. (36 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 522
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records primarily document the administration of contracts and grants supporting the Satellite Tracking Program, Project Celescope, the Meteor Research Program, and the Gravitational Redshift Space Probe Experiment. Also included are files documenting other contracts and grants, mostly with the National Aeronautics and Space Administrati...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Assistant Director (Management)
Dates:
1956-1967
Size:
12.5 cu. ft. (25 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 259
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists primarily of records maintained by Assistant Director Carlton W. Tillinghast, 1961-1969, with smaller amounts created by his predecessor Kenneth H. Drummond, 1959-1961, and the executive officer, Vaughan Harmon. Also included is correspondence and memoranda addressed to Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) Dire...

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Creators:
Whipple, Fred Lawrence,
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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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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Creators:
Whipple, Fred L. (Fred Lawrence), 1906-2004
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 ...

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