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Astronomical observatories

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

C. G. Abbot, 1902–1937

 File — Box 1: Series 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: HaleGE_01_00_001_02
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: 1902–1937

Giorgio Abetti, 1909–1935

 File — Box 1: Series 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

George Ellery Hale Papers

 Collection
Identifier: HaleGE
Abstract Digitized: this collection is available on the web. George Ellery Hale (1868–1938) was an influential astrophysicist and science administrator. This collection of Hale’s scientific, professional, and personal papers documents his roles in inventing the spectrohelioscope; promoting international cooperation among scientists; and founding major observatories, as well as the California Institute of Technology, Huntington Library, Astrophysical...
Dates: 1863 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1882 - 1938

Interview with Jerry E. Nelson

 Digital Record
Identifier: 2018-09-10-000002

Interview with Jerry E. Nelson, 1992-06-02, 1999

 Item
Scope and Contents An interview in June 1992 with Jerry Nelson, project scientist for the W. M. Keck Observatory from 1985 through 2012 and principal designer of Keck I, the revolutionary 10-meter segmented-mirror telescope on Mauna Kea.He recalls his undergraduate years as a physics major (BS 1965) at Caltech, especially freshman and sophomore physics with Richard Feynman, and his work on 60-inch telescope at Mt. Wilson with Robert Leighton. Graduate work in physics at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory;...
Dates: 1992-06-02; Publication: 1999

Helen Wright Collection on George Ellery Hale

 Collection
Identifier: 10175-MS
Scope and Contents This collection consists of material collected by Helen Wright in the course of writing her 1966 biography of George Ellery Hale, Explorer of the Universe. It includes copies of documents which can also be found in the George Ellery Hale Papers, but also documents from other sources and Wright’s transcripts of some handwritten letters, particularly those from Hale to his wife and daughter.
Dates: 1887–1972