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Riccardo Giacconi Papers, 2006

Creator:
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Compact discs
Electronic records
Date:
2006
Topic:
Nobel Prizes  Search this
X-ray astronomy  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 07-024
Restrictions & Rights:
Certain future restrictions may also apply if published by Johns Hopkins University Press; Transferring office; 11/2/2006 letter, Giacconi to Peters; Contact reference staff for details
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_282240

G, Individuals - Giacconi, Riccardo, 1987

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Office of the Director  Search this
Container:
Box 38 of 52
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Access limitations to personnel records; Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-100, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Office of the Director, Subject Files
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Subject Files
Subject Files / Box 38
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Giacconi, Riccardo

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
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National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Biographies
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Biographies / Series C: Biographies: Individuals
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National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Giacconi, Riccardo

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Container:
Drawer CG, Folder 227000-01
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Documents
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
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National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Biographies
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Biographies / Series C: Biographies: Individuals / Giacconi, Riccardo
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Giacconi, Riccardo

Collection Creator::
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Space History  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-118, National Air and Space Museum. Department of Space History, Correspondence
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Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Riccardo Giacconi Papers

Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Extent:
28 cu. ft. (28 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Pamphlets
Clippings
Newsletters
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Videotapes
Artifacts
Date:
circa 1958-1992, 2008
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the professional papers of Riccardo Giacconi (1931-2018), an astrophysicist specializing in x-ray astronomy and who was awarded the 2002 Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery of cosmic x-ray sources. Giacconi's papers document his research, participation in the larger astrophysics community, and influence on space policy. Particularly well-documented topics in this accession include the Advanced X-Ray Astrophysics Facility, the Space Studies Board, the Astrophysics Council, the Space Telescope Science Institute, the Wide Field X-Ray Telescope, and numerous other x-ray telescopes and astronomical organizations. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts, pre-prints, proposals, meeting materials, reports, data, budgets, clippings, notes, images, pamphlets, newsletters, directories, three-dimensional awards, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

For additional biographical information, please see Record Unit 7416.
Topic:
X-ray telescopes  Search this
Nobel Prizes  Search this
Space photography  Search this
Astrophysics  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
Cosmic rays  Search this
Research  Search this
Astronautics and state  Search this
Astrophysicists  Search this
Astrophysics Council  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Pamphlets
Clippings
Newsletters
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Videotapes
Artifacts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
Identifier:
Accession 10-142
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Riccardo Giacconi Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa10-142

Starlab Instrument Package Report, 1981-1985 (Includes: transparencies)

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Riccardo Giacconi Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa10-142-refidd1e1005

Wave Telescope Progress Report, 1981 (Includes: correspondence and memoranda)

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Riccardo Giacconi Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa10-142-refidd1e1017

Space Infrared Telescope Facility (SIRTF) - Memoranda (Includes: photos, transparencies, diagrams)

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Riccardo Giacconi Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa10-142-refidd1e1029

Infrared Astronomical Satellite (IRAS) - Briefing at NASA, 1983-1984 (Includes: photos, transparencies)

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Riccardo Giacconi Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa10-142-refidd1e1041

IRAS - Miscellaneous

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa10-142-refidd1e1054

IRAS - Memoranda, 1983-1986 (2 folders)

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Riccardo Giacconi Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa10-142-refidd1e1066

Near Infrared Astronomy Satellite (NIRAS) - Proposal to Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, 1988

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Riccardo Giacconi Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa10-142-refidd1e1078

Gamma-Ray Observatory (GRO) - Memoranda and Service Plan, 1981-1987

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Riccardo Giacconi Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa10-142-refidd1e1090

European Science Foundation - Miscellaneous, 1983

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Riccardo Giacconi Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa10-142-refidd1e1102

National Academy of Sciences - Study on Space Science Policy Initiatives, 1987 (Includes: notes and lists)

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Riccardo Giacconi Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa10-142-refidd1e1114

National New Technology Telescope - Program Report and correspondence, 1982-1984

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Riccardo Giacconi Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa10-142-refidd1e1127

Future Optical Telescopes - Review of Proposed Concepts, 1985

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Riccardo Giacconi Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa10-142-refidd1e1139

Planetary Program - Miscellaneous, 1984

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Riccardo Giacconi Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa10-142-refidd1e1151

Astrophysics Data Operations - Draft Report, 1986

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Riccardo Giacconi Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa10-142-refidd1e1163

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