20 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Astronomy.

  1. Merle Antony Tuve papers, 1901-1982

    147,000 items ; 420 containers plus 1 classified ; 168 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Physicist. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, articles, reports, laboratory and personal notebooks, notes, personnel records, printed material, blueprints, diagrams, photographs, and other papers relating to Tuve's administration of government-sponsored scientific projects such as the development of the proximity fuze for the United States Navy during World War II.

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  2. 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.

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    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...

  3. 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.

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    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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  4. 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.

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

  5. 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.

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    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.

  6. United States Naval Observatory records, 1830-1900

    8,000 items ; 29 containers plus 1 oversize ; 12 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Official correspondence and administrative records of offices of the Naval Observatory, located in Washington, D.C., including of the superintendent, Nautical Almanac, librarian, and the superintendent of compasses and instruments, concerning activities of the observatory and tracing its development from its origin in the Depot of Charts and Instruments.

  7. 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.

  8. William W. Coblentz papers, 1883-1960

    350 items ; 10 containers ; 3 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and physicist. Correspondence, diary, writings, bibliography, notes, notebooks, biographical material, awards, photographs, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material relating chiefly to Coblentz's work in the fields of infrared spectroscopy and to the application of radiometry to astronomical problems.

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

    8,000 items ; 30 containers plus 1 oversize ; 12.8 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    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.

  10. J.N. Nicollet papers, 1797-1843

    1,500 items ; 8 containers ; 3.2 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Mathematician, explorer, and cartographer. Correspondence, astronomical and geographical observations, expedition diaries, maps, reports, research material, and notes relating to Nicollet’s explorations of the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers.