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David H. DeVorkin Papers

Topic:
Beyond Earth: mapping the universe (Monograph)
Race to the stratosphere: manned scientific ballooning in the stratosphere (Monograph : 1989)
Creator::
DeVorkin, David H., 1944-  Search this
Extent:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Clippings
Newsletters
Pamphlets
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color transparencies
Date:
circa 1979-2002
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of materials documenting the professional activities of David H. DeVorkin, Curator of Astronomy, National Air and Space Museum. Materials primarily document DeVorkin's editing of a book for the National Geographic Society titled Beyond Earth: Mapping the Universe, preparation of his own books and manuscripts such as the Race to the Stratosphere: Manned Scientific Ballooning in the Stratosphere, and his involvement in the American Astronomical Society (AAS), especially the Historical Astronomy Division (HAD). Materials include correspondence and memoranda; research materials such as photocopied news articles, chronologies, biographies, logs, and artifact information sheets; manuscripts by DeVorkin as well as manuscripts for the book he edited; images; permissions; notes; exhibition proposals; and AAS newsletters, meeting agendas, correspondence, and notes.
Restrictions:
Until the death of the Donor, SIA will notify the Donor prior to, or within 7 days after, the materials have been accessed for reseach. Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
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Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Newsletters
Pamphlets
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color transparencies
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-137, David H. DeVorkin Papers
Identifier:
Accession 07-137
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa07-137

David H. DeVorkin Papers, circa 1979-2002

Creator:
DeVorkin, David H. 1944-  Search this
Uniform title:
Beyond Earth: mapping the universe (Monograph)  Search this
Race to the stratosphere: manned scientific ballooning in the stratosphere (Monograph : 1989)  Search this
Subject:
DeVorkin, David H. 1944-  Search this
American Astronomical Society Historical Astronomy Division  Search this
National Geographic Society (U.S.)  Search this
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)  Search this
American Astronomical Society  Search this
Physical description:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Newsletters
Pamphlets
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color transparencies
Date:
1979
1979-2002
circa 1979-2002
Topic:
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Professional associations  Search this
Science--History  Search this
Publications  Search this
Book editors  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 07-137
Restrictions & Rights:
Until the death of the Donor, SIA will notify the Donor prior to, or within 7 days after, the materials have been accessed for reseach. Contact reference staff for details
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_272995

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