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Department of Astronomy RecordsUPB 1.9AS

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Summary Information

Date [inclusive]
1839-1975
Extent
19.0 Cubic feet

ARRANGEMENT

This collection has not been fully processed. The following preliminary inventory is available.

Inventory

 

Inventory 

Box

Folder

Observing Books 

 

 

Oliver 1-3, 11, 12, 34, 36, 57, 63, 75. Wilson 6-9, 16, 18, 19, 56, Taylor35, 38, 43, 53, 60. BSW 30. Hayes 62. Cleminshaw 31. Moore 52, 77. Haas 67. 

 1

 

Kendell: Occ. 1839-41, 1842-43. Lat: 1844. Occ: 1838-45. High school observations: 1844-46, 1846-47. Occ: 1835-37, 1835-39. Comp. of Neptune 1846. Vol. III Neptune: 1847, Vol. IV Neptune: 1847. Mis: ?- 1847, 1833-34. Chestnut Street Observations. 1833-1847 

 2

 

Double Star Cards 

 

 

Al 9-17, 1155, Bst 131-2838, ADS 195-17, 167. B 35-12, 567. Barton V. 7 p. 1. 

 3

 

Observing Notebooks 1875-1893 

 

 

Alexander 51, 66. Whitney 28, 32. Mason 10, 13. Barton 21, 22, 39, 59, 68. Wamer 3, 4, 5A, 5B, 5C, 5D, 15. Baldwin 41, 42. Nason 78. Levitt 69, 71. 

 5

 

One photographic record book 

 5

 

Doolittle: Double Star Observations on separate pages. 

 6

 

Observing Books: Evans 14. Taylor 2, 3. Norsteller 79. 

 6

 

Observing book of weather. 1930-43, 1944–Jan. 1950 

 7

 

Table of Distances 1878 

 7

 

Astronomical Tables and Questions about Annuities. 

 7

 

Observing book of Evans beginning 1895 

 7

 

Log of visitors to Flower 1897-1918 

 7

 

Mt. Wilson Contr. No. 388. 

 7

 

Inventory and appraisal Oct. 1920. 

 7

 

Department Budgets 1929-1950 

 7

 

“Miscellaneous Photographic Plates taken at Cook Observatory.” 

 7

 

Old observations of C. P Oliver 

 8

 

Old observations of Dr. Samuel Barton 

 9

 

Cook observatory Solar Observations 

 10

 

Dr. S G Barton Double Stars Cape Astrographic Catalogue (pen copy and extra carbons) 

 11

 

Cook Observatory Solar Observations 

 11

 

Double Stars: C. P Olivier; Books #23, 25, 25, 27, 29, 33, 37, 40, 54, 64, 65, 70, 73, 82, 83. 

 12

 

Double Stars and Photographs: C. P Olivier; Books #87, 26. 

 12

 

Double Star Measures: C P Olivier 

 12

 

Books #3, 4, 5, 6, 17 (Books taken out by Dr. Olivier in fall-winter 1960 for further study. Definite series) 

 12

 

Reports of Personnel and Activities Flower & Cook Observatory 1959-1963 

 12

 

Mount John University Observatory – Progress Report #1 Oct. 12, 1963 

 12

 

Received from Mr. Wood Acc. 7 1/22/1968 

 

 

Catalogue of Fireball Radiants 

 12

 

Corrections of Light and Other Marien Aids 

 12

 

Data-American Meteor Society 

 12

 

Epoch and periods of 24 Variable Stars 

 12

 

Catalogue of Hourly Meteor Rates 

 12

 

Corrections for #4 – Variable Stars 

 12

 

Three Fireball Catalogues 

 12

 

Assorted Flower Observatory Reprints from MAF (Misc.. Bennett Hall) #43 

 13

 

Correspondence 1955-1965 

 

 

Buildings and grounds 

 14

 

Business–vice president 

 14

 

CGS and Summer 

 14

 

Comptrollers 

 14

 

G.S.A.S. 

 14

 

Library 

 14

 

Project research and grants 

 14

 

President’s Office 

 14

 

Provost’s Office 

 14

 

Purchasing 

 14

 

Registrar 

 14

 

Treasurer’s Office 

 14

 

A.P.S. 

 14

 

Positions and personnel 

 14

 

A – Ph 

 14

 

Pi – Z 

 15

 

Telescope proposal 

 15

 

NSF, Feb. 17, 1966, draft copy 

 15

 

Equipment on loan 

 15

 

Correspondence 1965-1975 

 

 

Houghton Mifflin films 

 16

 

Department, misc. 

 16

 

Department, budget graphs (M. Doxer) 

 16

 

Computer Center statements 

 16

 

Undergraduate courses 

 16

 

Flower and Cook Reprint index 

 16

 

Graduate courses 

 16

 

Observatory reports 

 16

 

Annual Department report to Dean 

 16

 

Dean’s memos 1968-1970 

 16

 

Dean’s memos 1970-1971 

 16

 

Dean’s memos 1972-1973 

 16

 

GSAS 

 16

 

Graduate course changes 

 16

 

Registration, fall 1973 

 16

 

Registration sheets, 1972-1973 fall 

 16

 

Graduate information requests 

 16

 

Reimbursement of travel 

 16

 

Petty cash 

 16

 

Mail service 

 16

 

Charges to Department, misc. 

 16

 

CGS and Summer 

 16

 

Comptroller’s Bulletins 

 17

 

Comptroller 

 17

 

Budget 

 17

 

Business Vice President 

 17

 

Bookstore 

 17

 

Office of Admissions and Financial Aid 

 17

 

American Astronomical Society 

 17

 

Buildings and grounds 

 17

 

College for Women 

 17

 

Computer Center 

 17

 

Undergraduate course changes 

 17

 

Dean of Men 

 17

 

Engineering Schools 

 17

 

Foreign Student Office 

 17

 

Office of Institutional Studies 

 17

 

Insurance 

 17

 

Personnel Office 

 17

 

Office of Research Administration 

 17

 

National Science Foundation 

 17

 

President’s Office 

 17

 

NSF AP–3256 (4-03113-3-6337) 

 18

 

Sobieski, Jan. 1966 NASA proposal 

 18

 

NSF–40 inch proposal, first draft 

 18

 

Jurpevich proposal, 1966 Feb. 15 

 18

 

Edward M. Lewis 

 18

 

Code chapter errors 

 18

 

Undergraduate Astronomy courses, descriptions 

 18

 

Reorganization, 1954 Spring 

 18

 

Survey Advisory Committee 

 18

 

Drive Corrector, 1965 July 

 18

 

Term teaching records 

 18

 

Students, general 

 18

 

NSF, 1966 Feb. 17, draft, original 

 18

 

Office of Provost 

 18

 

Purchasing 

 18

 

SCUE 

 18

 

Office of the Secretary 

 18

 

University Council 

 18

 

University, misc. 

 18

 

Miscellaneous 

 18

 

Registrar 

 18

 

Research Equipment 

 18

 

Job 

 18

 

Telephone 

 18

 

Journal vouchers 

 19

 

Tobias Wagner Fund 

 19

 

Office of the Dean 1969-1972 

 19

 

Office of the Dean, prior to 1968 Sept. 

 19

 

Almanac 

 19

 

National Science Foundation 

 19