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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Scholarly Press
Dates:
1901, 1905, 1977, 2016-1018
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-117
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a reference set of publications from the Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, plus older publications issued by Smithsonian Institution Press and Smithsonian Books. Materials include books and serial publications.

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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:
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 ...

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Creators:
Izsak, Imre G., 1929-1965
Dates:
1961-1965
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7282
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:
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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Abbot, C. G. (Charles Greeley), 1872-1973
Dates:
circa 1891-1950s
Size:
6.43 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 86-161
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists mostly of Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (APO) Waste Books containing data from solar constant studies. Materials also include eleven letters from Charles Greeley Abbot to Frederick E. Fowle concerning solar constant studies at Mount Wilson, California, 1906.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
2014-2015
Collection ID:
Accession 17-164
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of three Instagram accounts maintained by units throughout the Smithsonian Institution, including the Chandra X-ray Observatory operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, the National Museum of Natural History's Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce, and the Office of the Chief Information Officer's ...

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Creators:
Radio Meteor Project (Harvard College Observatory)
Dates:
circa 1959-1971
Size:
109.20 cu. ft. (86 record storage boxes) (40 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 304
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of films of meteors detected by the radar system at Havana, Illinois, circa 1960-1970; computer printouts containing data on meteors observed, circa 1966-1971; and computer tapes, circa 1965-1970.

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Creators:
Abbot, C. G. (Charles Greeley), 1872-1973, interviewee
Dates:
1973
Size:
3 audiotapes (Reference copies). 3 digital .mp3 files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9500
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:
Marvin, Ursula B.
Dates:
circa 1928-2012
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-001
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers document Ursula Marvin's professional career and personal life. Materials include correspondence with friends, family and colleagues; biographical information about Marvin; detailed dairy-like journals of her work and travels; and photographs and slides of her family, work, lectures, and travels. Of special note are journals detai...

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