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Behind the Scenes with Project PHaEDRA the Harvard Smithsonian CfA Astronomical Glass Plate Photo Co

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2018-10-16T13:17:15.000Z
Topic:
Transcription  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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Bond Marine Chronometer

Maker:
Bond, William C.  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
lead (weights material)
glass (top material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 6 1/8 in; 30.48 cm x 15.5575 cm
Object Name:
chronometer, marine
chronometer, box
chronometer
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
ca 1812-1815
ID Number:
ME.318981
Catalog number:
318981
Accession number:
230288
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Measuring & Mapping
Time and Navigation
Exhibition:
Time and Navigation, National Air and Space Museum
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_856140
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Chronograph

Maker:
William Bond & Son  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 15 in x 7 1/2 in x 8 in; 38.1 cm x 19.05 cm x 20.32 cm
overall-chain: 100 in; 254 cm
Object Name:
chronograph
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
ca 1868
ID Number:
ME.318759
Catalog number:
318759
Accession number:
230288
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Science & Mathematics
Measuring & Mapping
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_856144

Framed Photograph of Apparatus of Herman Hollerith

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
glass (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1.5 cm x 33.6 cm x 28.7 cm; 19/32 in x 13 7/32 in x 11 5/16 in
Object Name:
photograph
Date made:
ca 1900
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Virginia Hollerith and Lucia Hollerith
ID Number:
MA.317982.06
Accession number:
317982
Catalog number:
317982.06
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Tabulating Equipment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1214683
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Blink Comparator

Object Name:
blink comparator
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, New Haven
Date made:
1920s
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Space Science Center, University of Minnesota
ID Number:
1992.0110.01
Catalog number:
1992.0110.01
Accession number:
1992.0110
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1185073

Chronograph

Maker:
William Bond & Son  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 12 3/8 in x 25 in x 25 in; 31.4325 cm x 63.5 cm x 63.5 cm
Object Name:
chronograph, drum
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
early 1850s
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Haverford College
ID Number:
1981.0745.09
Catalog number:
1981.0745.09
Accession number:
1981.0745
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1813403

"American Method in Astronomical Observation"

Maker:
William Bond & Son  Search this
Physical Description:
"brass" (movement material)
wood (case material)
Measurements:
overall: 78 in x 16 in x 8 1/2 in; 198.12 cm x 40.64 cm x 21.59 cm
Object Name:
clock
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
ca 1850
ID Number:
1981.0322.01
Accession number:
1981.0322
Catalog number:
1981.0322.01
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Science & Mathematics
Measuring & Mapping
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_852072

Refracting Telescope (Almucantar)

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 23 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 60.325 cm x 6.35 cm
overall: 23 5/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 60.0075 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
telescope
Date made:
ca 1880
ID Number:
1980.0709.02
Accession number:
1980.0709
Catalog number:
1980.0709.02
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1183987
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Website Records, 2018

Creator:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Uniform title:
Aesthetics and Astronomy (Website)  Search this
LIGHT: Beyond the Bulb (Website)  Search this
Subject:
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics  Search this
Harvard College Observatory  Search this
Chandra X-ray Observatory (U.S.)  Search this
United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
SPIE (Society)  Search this
International Astronomical Union  Search this
Type:
Electronic records
Collection descriptions
Date:
2018
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Astrophysics  Search this
Astronomical observatories  Search this
Astronomical photography  Search this
Astronomy in art  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Photonics  Search this
International Year of Light, 2015  Search this
X-ray telescopes  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 19-184
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Website Records 2007-2018 [Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398573

Website Records, 2018

Creator:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Uniform title:
Package for Interactive Analysis of Line Emission (Electronic resource)  Search this
Subject:
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics  Search this
Harvard College Observatory  Search this
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics High Energy Astrophysics Division  Search this
United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics John G. Wolbach Library  Search this
Type:
Electronic records
Collection descriptions
Date:
2018
Topic:
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Astrophysics  Search this
Astronomical observatories  Search this
Web sites  Search this
Research  Search this
Astrophysics Data System  Search this
Academic libraries  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 19-185
See more items in:
Website Records 2007-2018 [Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398575

Cecilia Helena Payne Gaposchkin (1900-1979)

Subject:
Gaposchkin, Cecilia Helena Payne 1900-  Search this
Harvard College Observatory  Search this
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Topic:
Astrophysics  Search this
Women scientists  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-1328]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
Copyright Not Evaluated
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_306389

SAO Scientists on Walkway of Harvard College Observatory's Fifteen Inch Reflector

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Marsden, Brian G  Search this
Sekanina, Zdenek  Search this
Deutschman, William  Search this
Kohoutek, Lubos  Search this
Harvard College Observatory  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints; 4 x 5;
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Massachusetts
Date:
1974
Topic:
Observatories  Search this
Scientists  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000371 [94-2465]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Known Copyright
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_396074

Fred Lawrence Whipple Oral History Interviews, 1976

Interviewee:
Whipple, Fred L (Fred Lawrence) 1906-2004  Search this
Subject:
Whipple, Fred L (Fred Lawrence) 1906-2004  Search this
Stanford University  Search this
Harvard College Observatory  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Satellite Tracking Program  Search this
Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Project Celescope  Search this
Multiple Mirror Telescope Observatory  Search this
Mt. Hopkins Observatory  Search this
Interviewer:
Henson, Pamela M  Search this
Physical description:
4 audiotapes (Reference copies)
Type:
Audiotapes
Collection descriptions
Transcripts
Date:
1976
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
Astrophysics  Search this
Meteorites  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU009520
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_217688

Harlow Shapley (1885-1972)

Subject:
Shapley, Harlow 1885-1972  Search this
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2007-0011]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
Copyright Not Evaluated
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_369713

Science Service radio broadcast, December 1941

Creator:
Davis, Watson 1896-1967  Search this
Subject:
Bush, Vannevar 1890-1974  Search this
Conklin, Edwin Grant 1863-1952  Search this
Shapley, Harlow 1885-1972  Search this
Wallace, Henry A (Henry Agard) 1888-1965  Search this
Science Service  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1941
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2007-0012]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
Copyright Not Evaluated
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_369714

(left to right): Edward Uhler Condon (1902-1974), Brien McMahon (1903-1952), Helen Gahagan Douglas (1900-1980), Harlow Shapley (1885-1972); and William Hammatt Davis (1879-1964)

Subject:
Condon, Edward Uhler 1902-1974  Search this
Davis, William H (William Hammatt) 1879-1964  Search this
Douglas, Helen Gahagan 1900-1980  Search this
McMahon, Brien 1903-1952  Search this
Shapley, Harlow 1885-1972  Search this
Harvard College Observatory  Search this
United States National Bureau of Standards  Search this
United States National War Labor Board (1942-1945)  Search this
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1945
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
Nuclear physics  Search this
Physics  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-1207]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
Copyright Not Evaluated
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_297390

Cecilia Helena Payne Gaposchkin (1900-1979)

Subject:
Gaposchkin, Cecilia Helena Payne 1900-  Search this
Harvard College Observatory  Search this
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Topic:
Astrophysics  Search this
Women scientists  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-1325]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
Copyright Not Evaluated
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_306386

Cecilia Helena Payne Gaposchkin (1900-1979)

Subject:
Gaposchkin, Cecilia Helena Payne 1900-  Search this
Harvard College Observatory  Search this
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Topic:
Astrophysics  Search this
Women scientists  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-1326]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
Copyright Not Evaluated
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_306387

Cecilia Helena Payne Gaposchkin (1900-1979)

Subject:
Gaposchkin, Cecilia Helena Payne 1900-  Search this
Harvard College Observatory  Search this
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Topic:
Astrophysics  Search this
Women scientists  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-1327]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
Copyright Not Evaluated
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_306388

Muriel E. Mussells Seyfert (b. 1909)

Creator:
Fuller, Wesley  Search this
Subject:
Seyfert, Muriel E. Mussells 1909-  Search this
Harvard College Observatory  Search this
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1936
3/16/1936
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
Women scientists  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-3191]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
Copyright Not Evaluated
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_306465

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