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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Contracts and Procurement Office
Dates:
1969-1984
Size:
6.96 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 523
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the administration of contracts and grants received by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the United States Air Force, and the United States Navy. They include correspondence and memoranda with contracting agencies, Smithsonian Institution o...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
2000-2001
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-220
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of materials that document the permanent outdoor exhibition, "Voyage: A Journey Through Our Solar System," which opened on October 17, 2001. This exhibition was created by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service in collaboration with the Challenger Center for Space Science Education and the National ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Sponsored Programs and Procurement Department
Dates:
1998-2007
Size:
49 cu. ft. (49 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-038
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the awarding of funding by Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO). These records relate to the Chandra X-Ray Center and were maintained by the Subawards/Grant Awards Section. Materials include correspondence, proposals, amendments, reports, reviews, revisions, agreements, checklists, financia...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Assistant Director (Science)
Dates:
1961-1973
Size:
7.58 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 253
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:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Central Engineering Dept
Dates:
1975-2000
Size:
0.15 cu. ft. (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-075
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a continuation of materials from accessions 05-007 and 05-075. Records include drawings for various components of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Chandra X-Ray Observatory (formerly the Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility or AXAF). Materials include lists, drawings, and floppy disks.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Central Engineering Dept
Dates:
1978-1996
Size:
73 cu. ft. (73 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-063
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of contract files dealing with the research, development, and construction of the Advanced X-Ray Astrophysics Facility (AXAF), now known as the Chandra X-Ray Observatory; and its components; the High Resolution Camera (HRC); the Advanced CCD Imaging Spectrometer (ACIS); and its two transmission grating spectrometers, ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Project Celescope
Dates:
1958-1968
Size:
2.6 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 260
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:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Mt. Hopkins Department
Dates:
1966-1970
Size:
0.7 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 262
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the early history of the Mt. Hopkins Observatory and concern site development, the construction of buildings, the development of astronomical instruments for use at Mt. Hopkins, and projects conducted by SAO and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration at the Observatory. The records include a contracts fil...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Office of the Director
Dates:
1965-1986, with related records from circa 1903
Size:
10.3 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 412
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records primarily document the research programs and administration of the Radiation Biology Laboratory (RBL), 1965-1983, and the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC), 1983-1986, under Director William H. Klein. Also included are smaller amounts of material created by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) and the ...

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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

These records consist 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. Included are correspondence, grant proposals and supplements, contracts and modifications, progress reports, and ...

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