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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Assistant Director (Science)  Search this
Archival materials
This series consists of files documenting scientific projects carried out by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO), 1961-1973. The files include correspondence and memoranda, TWX teletype messages, project proposals and reports, photographs, publications, and newspaper clippings. Projects represented by records include Atomic and Molecular Physics projects; Celescope Project; Comet studies; Earth Physics projects; Environmental Sciences Program; Gamma and X-Ray Astronomy projects; Historical Astronomy projects; Infrared projects; Intercomparison projects; Lunar and Planetary studies; Meteor projects; Meteorites and Cosmic Dust projects; Mount Hopkins Observatory; Multiple-Mirror Telescope Project (MMT); National Geodetic Satellite Program; Satellite Geodesy Program; Satellite Tracking Program; Theoretical Astrophysics projects; and miscellaneous projects. Specific projects are arranged alphabetically under the above-listed subject categories.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 253, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Assistant Director (Science), Records
Record Unit 253, Series 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives