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Hayden Planetarium Interplanetary Reservations

 Collection
Identifier: DR 194
Scope and Content note This particular collection refers to a promotional strategy implemented by the Hayden Planetarium. In 1949, in order to increase publicity for their space exhibit “Conquest of Space”, the Hayden Planetarium set up an “interplanetary-tour reservations desk” that would take reservations for the first trips into space. The museum promised that the collected names would be turned over to the first organization actually planning interplanetary travel. In addition to the desk at the planetarium,...
Dates: 1949-2011; Majority of material found within 1949-1953

Hayden Planetarium papers, 1927-1988.

 Collection
Identifier: DR 192
Abstract

Archives from the former Richard S. Perkin Library, Hayden Planetarium. Includes administrative records, staff papers, programs and correspondence. Collections of staff papers from Robert R. Coles, Joseph Miles Chamberlain, Frank H. Forrester, James S. Pickering, Thomas D. Nicholson, Franklyn M. Branley, Kenneth L. Franklin, Mark R. Chartrand and Allen Seltzer.

Dates: 1927 - 1988

Hayden Planetarium The Sky Reporter collection, 1947-1958.

 Collection
Identifier: DR-H 03
Abstract

Contains many issues of The Sky Reporter, the official monthly bulletin of the Hayden Planetarium. Also includes mimeo sheets of The Sky Reporter, Volume I, No. 1, November 1947 to Volume II, No. 8, June 1948 (handwritten notation indicating that some volumes are missing).

Dates: 1947 - 1958

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