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Astronomy--Research

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander Agassiz, 1904–1910

 File — Box 2: Series 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: HaleGE_01_00_002_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: 1904–1910

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

Jesse L. Greenstein Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 10047-MS
Abstract These papers document the career of Jesse L. Greenstein, a Harvard educated astronomer who came to the California Institute of Technology in 1948 to run the astronomy program. While at Caltech he did research on stellar composition and high resolution spectra using the Palomar telescope. The papers consist of correspondence, technical material, professional organizational material, class and lecture notes, and subject files. They emphasize Greenstein's research on the discovery of peculiar...
Dates: 1923-1992