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Adams, Walter S. (Walter Sydney), 1876-1956

 Person

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Walter S. Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mssAdams papers
Overview This collection chiefly consists of the administrative, scientific, and personal correspondence of astronomer and Mount Wilson Observatory Director Walter S. Adams (1876–1956), spanning the years 1921 to 1956, and including his work during World War II. There is also material from Adams’ retirement years and his astronomical work. The World War II materials reflect the secret work of Adams and the Observatory staff for the United States government to help create prisms and optics for various...
Dates: 1921 - 1956