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Correspondence, 1875-1997 (continued)
BOX RC 8 Other, 1930-1997
Predominantly post-retirement communications.
Arranged chronologically, with postcards at the end of the file.
BOX RC 8-RC 12 Subject File, 1942-1996
Correspondence, planning notes, publicity releases, travel and event itineraries, invitation and attendance lists documenting Strand's work with specific organizations, projects, and research. Included are files relating to Strand's contributions to the design, development, and construction oversight of pioneering equipment such as the U.S. Naval Observatory's 61-Inch Astrometric Reflector and the Strand Automatic Measuring Machine (SAMM), and his activities as President of Commissions 24 (Photographic Astrometry) and 26 (Double Stars) with the International Astronomical Union (IAU).
Arranged alphabetically by name of organization, conference, event, or activity.
BOX RC 13-RC 14 Miscellany, 1926-1999
Biographical materials, personal documents, awards, employment records, military records, publications, property documents, master's thesis computations, and photocopies of Strand's scrapbooks consisting primarily of publicity pieces from newspapers and articles published in foreign and domestic press.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material or organization to which the documents relate.
BOX RC 15 Photographs and Slides, 1944-1980
Publicity portraits of Strand, construction and dedication of the 61-Inch Astrometric Reflector, samples of early color star and galaxy photography taken with the 61-Inch telescope, conference and event photographs, and personal family photos.
BOX RC 16 Books, Notebooks, and Journals, 1929-1975
Observation journals, student notebook, course lecture notebook, and published books edited by Strand.
Arranged by type of material.

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