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Overview: Correspondence, writings, photographs, etc., of Christine Isobel (MacGaffey) Frederick, home economist, lecturer, and author.
FOUND IN: Harvard University ArchivesCollection Identifier: HUG 4567
Overview: Donald Howard Menzel (1901-1976) taught astronomy at Harvard, and was director of the Harvard College Observatory from 1952 to 1966. According to the National Academy of Sciences' Biographical Memoir, "Menzel was one of the first practitioners of theoretical astrophysics in the United States and pioneered the application of quantum mechanics to astronomical spectroscopy." These papers chiefly document Menzel's professional life of research, writing, and participation in professional...
Overview: Mainly two volumes of photographs and letters compiled by E. Jane Gay, who was official photographer on a 1889-1893 expedition to appartian tribal lands among the Winnebagos of Nebraska and the Nez Perces of Idaho.