9 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Astronomers.

  1. Asaph Hall papers, 1837-1983

    1,000 items ; 7 containers plus 1 oversize ; 3.8 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Astronomer. Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, writings, scientific notebooks, biographical material, family papers, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to astronomers Asaph Hall (1829-1907) and his son, Asaph Hall (1859-1930). Documents the career of Asaph Hall (1829-1907) at the United States Naval Observatory, Washington, D.C. and to his discovery of the moons of...

  2. George Gamow and Barbara Gamow papers, 1915-1975

    8,000 items ; 31 containers plus 1 oversize ; 13 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    George Gamow, physicist, astronomer, and author. Barbara Gamow, editor and translator. Correspondence, drafts of speeches, articles, and books, and other papers relating principally to George Gamow's career as an astronomer, physicist, and popularizer of science and to Barbara Gamow's personal and literary associations.

  3. Cleveland Abbe papers, 1850-1954

    9,500 items ; 31 containers plus 3 oversize ; 12.4 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Astronomer and meteorologist. Correspondence, diaries, and other papers relating mainly to Abbe's career with the Weather Service of the Army Signal Corps, his participation in the West African Eclipse Expedition (1880s), and his career in the United States Weather Bureau.

  4. Henry S. Pritchett papers, 1876-1967

    3,700 items ; 18 containers plus 1 oversize ; 7.2 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Astronomer, superintendent of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, and president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Correspondence, travel diaries and autobiographical fragments, drafts and reprints of writings, speeches, essays, reports, Pritchett's book entitled What is Religion? (1906), and other papers relating to Pritchett's career in science and education.

  5. T.J.J. See papers, 1887-1960

    30,600 items ; 131 containers plus 2 oversize ; 53 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Astronomer and mathematician. Correspondence, a diary, financial papers, writings, printed matter, photographs, and miscellaneous material dealing with See's work in science and mathematics.

  6. Cornell H. Mayer papers, 1940-2005

    450 items ; 6 containers plus 2 oversize ; 2.4 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Electrical engineer and radio astronomer. Scientific notebooks, biographical material, correspondence, topical files, writings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and miscellaneous material documenting Mayer's career with the Naval Reseach Laboratory during which he improved radio telescope technology and measured the surface temperatures of Venus and other planets.

  7. The Seth MacFarlane collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan archive, 1860-2004

    595,000 items ; 1,705 containers plus 1 classified, 38 oversize, and electronic files ; 690.6 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Astronomer, author, and educator (Carl Sagan). Author and television producer (Ann Druyan). Correspondence, memoranda, scripts, notes, subject files, course files, articles, book drafts and resource material, reports, organization files, biographical material, clippings, printed matter, slides and transparencies, photographs and negatives, electronic files, and other material documenting Sagan's...

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  8. Simon Newcomb papers, 1813-1949

    46,000 items ; 145 containers plus 8 oversize ; 61.2 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Astronomer, mathematician, and economist. Correspondence, diaries, commonplace books, drafts of speeches, articles, reviews, and books, financial papers, genealogical papers, charts, tables, computations, photos, and printed matter reflecting Newcomb's personal and family life, his work in mathematics and astronomy, his writing of articles for encyclopedias and other publications, and his work...

  9. K. Aage Strand papers, 1875-1999

    15,000 items ; 16 containers ; 16 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Astronomer and director of the United States Naval Observatory. Correspondence, speeches and writings, subject files, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Strand's research and career.