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Theodore Dunham Papers: Finding Aid
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Description
This collection chiefly contains correspondence between American physicist and astronomer Theodore Dunham (born 1897) and various astronomers throughout the United States and England (and a couple other countries), chiefly dating from 1926-1955. Subjects include: Dunham's work on stars (including our sun) and planets (Jupiter, Venus); biophysics; telescopes and lenses; and the Fund for Astrophysical Research.
Background
Theodore Dunham, Jr. was Scientific Director of the Fund for Astrophysical Research from its founding in 1936 until his death in 1984.
Extent
387 items in 2 boxes
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.