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Photographs of astronomical equipment, astronomical events, and outer space, late 1800s-1967

 Collection
Identifier: DR-H 31

Abstract

Photographs of telescopes, observatories, antennas and other astronomical equipment as well as drawings of solar events, star maps and photographs of nebulae and galaxies. NASA photos and press kit for Surveyor and Lunar Orbiter also included.

Dates

  • 1800 - 1967

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is unprocessed and is not yet available for research.

Extent

10.5 Linear Feet (7 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Richard S. Perkin Library in. Method of acquisition--Transfer from the former; Date of acquisition--1996..

General Note

Collection is unprocessed; organized by topic.

General Note

Contains some reprinted photographs of constellations from the 1800s.

Status
Unprocessed
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Sponsor
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017). Minimal level collection record created with support from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Hidden Collections grant, 2010.

Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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