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

 Person

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Giorgio Abetti, 1909–1935

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: HaleGE_01_00_001_04
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection provides a thorough record of George Ellery Hale’s activities. A prolific correspondent, Hale kept copies of most of his letters. The collections contains significant material relating to the theoretical and instrumental development of astrophysics, the history of the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories, and the early history of the California Institute of Technology. It also documents Hale’s work with the National Academy of Sciences and National Research Council.
Dates: 1909–1935

Walter S. Adams, 1904–1937

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 1
Identifier: HaleGE_01_00_002_01
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection provides a thorough record of George Ellery Hale’s activities. A prolific correspondent, Hale kept copies of most of his letters. The collections contains significant material relating to the theoretical and instrumental development of astrophysics, the history of the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories, and the early history of the California Institute of Technology. It also documents Hale’s work with the National Academy of Sciences and National Research Council.
Dates: 1904–1937

Walter S. Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mssAdams papers
Abstract 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