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BOX 403-408 Photographs and Slides, circa 1917-2009
Photographs, broadsides, photocopies, slides, and indexes.
Arranged as received from Townes.
BOX 403 Photographs grouped by Townes
Index, circa 2009
Group A: Youth, circa 1917-1940
(2 folders)
Group B: Portraits and autograph photographs, 1960-2002
(3 folders)
Group C: Instruments
002-033, 1949-1988 See also Oversize
(6 folders)
BOX 404 034-048a, 1954-1997, undated
(4 folders)
Group D: Receiving awards, 1961-2009
(5 folders)
Group E: At conferences, banquets, and meetings
001-022, 1955-1988
(4 folders)
BOX 405 023-083, 1943-2005
(11 folders)
BOX 406 084-085, 2005
(3 folders)
Group F: Other scientists and with other scientists, 1927-1996, undated
(4 folders)
Group G: Exhibits, 1968, 1988
Group H: Notes and data, 1951-1959, undated
Group M: Miscellany, 1956-2007 See also Oversize
(3 folders)
Slides, undated
Indexes
By number
By subject See Oversize
BOX 407 Nos. 1-800
(8 folders)
BOX 408 Nos. 801-1293
(5 folders)
BOX CL 1 Classified, 1950-1952
Correspondence, minutes, and an article.
Arranged and described according to the series, containers, and folders from which the items were removed.
BOX CL 1 Alphabetical File
Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
Atmospheric absorption, 1951-1952 (Container 39)
Institute of Radio Engineers, 1950 (Container 46)
BOX OV 1-OV 3 Oversize, 1971-2008
Blueprints, photographs, a broadside, and an index.
Arranged and described according to the series, containers, and folders from which the items were removed.
BOX OV 1 Alphabetical File
Set A
Kollmorgen Corp., material on infrared telescope
Blueprints, 1971
Folder 2 of 5 (Container 89)
Folder 3 of 5 (Container 89)
Folder 4 of 5 (Container 89)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.
Kuiper Airborne Observatory/C-141 (jet transport), 1986
Blueprints, 1985-1986 (Container 106)
Perkin-Elmer Corp.
Infrared telescopes, design study, and drawings
1975
Blueprints, 1975 (Container 125)
1976
Folder 2 of 5
Blueprints, 1976 (Container 125)
White Mountain Research Station, Bishop, Calif.
Advisory Committee
Subcommittee on Astronomy
Blueprints, 1970 (Container 147)
Telescope
Blueprints, 1973 (Container 147)
Speech and Engagement File
2008
Trotter Prize and Endowed Lecture Series
Broadside, 2008, Dec. 9 (Container 355)
BOX OV 2 Photographs and Slides
Photographs grouped by Townes
Group C: Instruments
No. 030.1-No. 033, 1966 (Container 403)
Group M: Miscellaneous
No. 035, 1959 (Container 406)
BOX OV 3 Slides
Index
By subject, undated (Container 406)
BOX DF 1 Digital Files
Unprocessed and unavailable.
BOX DF 1 Unprocessed and unavailable

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