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Women astronomers--United States

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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Margaret Mayall personal archive

Collection Identifier: HUM 294
Overview: Margaret Walton Mayall (1902-1995) was an American astronomer. After receiving her MA from Radcliffe College in 1928, she began working at the Harvard College Observatory. This collection contains 35 black and white photographs, which depict the Harvard College Observatory staff camping in southeastern Maine to watch the total solar eclipse on August 31, 1932. Also includes Mayall’s 1957 G. Bruce Blair Award and a copy of Mayall’s 1970 Manual for Observing Variable...

Papers of Dorrit Hoffleit, 1906-2005

Collection Identifier: MC 529

Papers of Dorrit Hoffleit, astronomer at Harvard and Yale Universities and at the Maria Mitchell Observatory in Nantucket.

Interviews by Bonnie Spanier, 1912-1998 (inclusive), 1979-1988 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 954: T-462

Transcripts and audiocassettes (and related consent forms, notes, correspondence, and printed material) of oral history interviews conducted by biologist Bonnie Spanier of fellow scientists.

The HCO in the 20th c. and the Work of the Astronomical Computers, 1886-1973, bulk: 1900-1935

Series Identifier: KG11365-6
Scope and Contents: This series contains astronomical observations, data calculations, and research notes produced by astronomers at the Harvard College Observatory throughout the first half of the 20th century. Most of the materials date between 1900 and 1935.Astronomers whose work is represented in this series include: Williamina Fleming, Evelyn Leland, Solon Irving Bailey, Antonia Maury, Henrietta Swan Leavitt, Edward S. King, Sarah E. Breslin, Annie Jump Cannon, Boris Petrovich Gerasmovich, Leon...