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SAO: Mount Wilson Observatory

Container:
Box 4 of 10
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-263, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Publications and Information, Publication Files
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Publication Files
Publication Files / Box 4
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa16-263-refidd1e3032

QB Observatories - Mount Wilson Observatory

Container:
Box 67 of 69
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service, Records
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Records
Records / Box 67
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa90-105-refidd1e38651

Folder 8 Mount Wilson Observatory, 1921. Correspondents include George Ellery Hale.

Container:
Box 9 of 459
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7091, Science Service, Records
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Records
Records / Series 2: CORRESPONDENCE OF THE DIRECTOR (EDWIN E. SLOSSON) AND SENIOR STAFF OF SCIENCE SERVICE, 1920-1929. / Box 9
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7091-refidd1e1567

Horace W. Babcock: "Diffraction gratings at the Mount Wilson Observatory," 1986

Container:
Box 9 of 21
Type:
Archival materials
Collection 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 research, Transferring office; 9/5/2007 Deed of Gift; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-376, David H. DeVorkin Papers
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David H. DeVorkin Papers
David H. DeVorkin Papers / Box 9
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa16-376-refidd1e3817

Folder 6 Correspondence Pe - Pf, 1930. Correspondents include F. G. Pease; includes photographs of construction of interferometer at Mount Wilson Observatory.

Container:
Box 117 of 459
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7091, Science Service, Records
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Records
Records / Series 5: EDITORIAL CORRESPONDENCE OF THE DIRECTOR AND SENIOR STAFF OF SCIENCE SERVICE, 1921-1963, INCLUDING THE CORRESPONDENCE OF WATSON DAVIS AS NEWS EDITOR (1921-1922), MANAGING EDITOR (1922-1933), AND DIRECTOR (1933-1963). / Box 117
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7091-refidd1e14778

General correspondence with astronomers and physicists

Collection Creator:
Butler, Howard Russell, 1856-1934  Search this
Container:
Reel 348, Frame 899-1030
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000104055]
Date:
1919-1932
Scope and Contents:
Includes about 250 items concerning Butler's astronomical observations and paintings of astronomical events. Correspondents include John A. Miller, Joseph Raymond Swain, Jakop Kimz, Frderick Socub, N. E. Wheeler, George E. Hale, John Q. Stuart, and representatives of Mount Wilson Observatory.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
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Howard Russell Butler papers
Howard Russell Butler papers / Series 4: Project Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw953c0dc33-fba1-47d9-9a21-b64c2cd565c1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-butlhowa-ref46

Rocket, Solid Fuel, Smokeless Powder, R.H. Goddard

Manufacturer:
Dr. Robert H. Goddard  Search this
Materials:
Overall, steel
Dimensions:
3-D: 47.6 × 2.1cm (18 3/4 × 13/16 in.)
Type:
CRAFT-Missiles & Rockets
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1918
Credit Line:
Gift of Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation
Inventory Number:
A19850179000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9c06d1efd-d58e-4391-8409-445f7ce4ad6c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19850179000

Reflecting Telescope, Infrared, Caltech

Manufacturer:
California Institute of Technology  Search this
Materials:
Iron frame, aluminum mirror substrate, epoxy optical surface and jointing material.
Dimensions:
3-D (Maximum When Vertical): 304.8 x 205.7 x 365.8cm (10 ft. x 81 in. x 12 ft.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Scientific
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of the California Institute of Technology
Inventory Number:
A19820363000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
Space Science
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9bcccd5ac-39a3-4d79-bdf8-e17437be690a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19820363000

Edwin Hubble

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Edwin Powell Hubble, 20 Nov 1889 - 28 Sep 1953  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 24.7 × 19.8 cm (9 3/4 × 7 13/16")
Sheet: 25.4 × 20.6 cm (10 × 8 1/8")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\California\San Diego\mountains\Palomar Mountain
Date:
1949
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Equipment\Optical Devices\Telescope  Search this
Edwin Powell Hubble: Male  Search this
Edwin Powell Hubble: Science and Technology\Scientist  Search this
Edwin Powell Hubble: Science and Technology\Scientist\Astronomer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; acquired through the generosity of Laura Peebles and Ellen Fingerman
Object number:
NPG.2016.20
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm406a8a61e-b759-4fde-9597-4156f0356fc5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2016.20

W. S. Adams, Director of Mount Wilson Observatory

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Adams, Walter S (Walter Sydney) 1876-1956  Search this
Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) b. 1872  Search this
Mount Wilson Observatory  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Date:
c. 1940?
Topic:
Observatories  Search this
Observing (field) stations  Search this
Directors  Search this
Astronomers  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Standard number:
94-12602
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8147

Mt. Wilson, California

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Aldrich, Loyal Blaine 1884-1965  Search this
Mount Wilson Observatory  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 5w x 4h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Date:
c. early 20th century
Topic:
Mountains--California  Search this
Observing (field) stations  Search this
Observatories  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Women  Search this
Directors  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Standard number:
94-12574
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8152

Telescope at Mt. Wilson Observatory

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Mount Wilson Observatory  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Interior; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Interior
Date:
c. 1931
Topic:
Observing (field) stations  Search this
Observatories  Search this
Telescopes  Search this
Mountains--California  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
Standard number:
MAH 10815-B or MAH10815B
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8182

Secretary Charles G. Abbot's Solar Cooker at Mt. Wilson, CA

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) b. 1872  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Mount Wilson Observatory  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Object; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Object
Date:
c. 1920s?
Topic:
Solar Cooker  Search this
Instruments  Search this
Observing (field) stations  Search this
Observatories  Search this
Standard number:
MAH 11020-B or MAH11020B
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8184

Secretary Abbot Carrying the Radiometer up Mount Wilson

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) b. 1872  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Mount Wilson Observatory  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Place:
California
Date:
c. 1930?
Topic:
Observing (field) stations  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Observatories  Search this
Secretariats  Search this
Astrophysics  Search this
Inventions  Search this
Standard number:
94-12604
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8277

Postcard of the Dome at the Mt. Wilson Observatory

Author:
Curt Teich & Co  Search this
Subject:
Mount Wilson Observatory  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 2; Color: Color; Size: 5.5w x 3.5h; Type of Image: Postcard; Medium: Linen
Type:
Postcard
Linen
Place:
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
California
Date:
1938
Topic:
Postcard  Search this
Observatories  Search this
Science  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2013-07685 (front) and SIA2013-07686 (back)
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14050
Online Media:

Postcard of Hotel at Mt. Wilson

Subject:
Mount Wilson Observatory  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 2; Color: Black and White; Size: 5.4w x 3.5h; Type of Image: Postcard; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Postcard
Photographic print
Place:
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
California
Date:
c. 1930s
Topic:
Postcard  Search this
Hotels  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2013-07677 (front) and SIA2013-07678 (back)
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14053
Online Media:

Postcard of Snow at Mt. Wilson Hotel

Subject:
Mount Wilson Observatory  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 2; Color: Black and White; Size: 5.4w x 3.5h; Type of Image: Postcard; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Postcard
Photographic print
Place:
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
California
Date:
c. 1930s
Topic:
Postcard  Search this
Hotels  Search this
Snow  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2013-07679 (front) and SIA2013-07680 (back)
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14054
Online Media:

Postcard of Sun Tower at Mt. Wilson

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Mount Wilson Observatory  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 2; Color: Black and White; Size: 3.5w x 5.4h; Type of Image: Postcard; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Postcard
Photographic print
Place:
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
California
Date:
c. 1930s
Topic:
Postcard  Search this
Observatories  Search this
Science  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2013-07681 (front) and SIA2013-07682 (back)
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14055
Online Media:

Sallie Baliunas

Author:
Padilla, Steve  Search this
Subject:
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Mount Wilson Observatory  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Date:
1986
Topic:
Baliunas, Salle  Search this
Astrophysics  Search this
Telescopes  Search this
Women  Search this
Observatories  Search this
Standard number:
86-3105-16
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10183

Telescope

Maker:
Ritchey, George Willis  Search this
Measurements:
aperture: 24 in; 60.96 cm
skeleton tube: 7 ft; 2.1336 m
Object Name:
telescope
Place made:
United States: Wisconsin, Williams Bay
Date made:
ca 1900
Subject:
Astronomy  Search this
Credit Line:
Yerkes Observatory
ID Number:
PH.328000
Accession number:
270028
Catalog number:
328000
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-151f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_687360

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