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Inventory of the Alfred Harrison Joy Papers, 1910-1972
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Scope and Content Note

(Boxes 1-3)

1. Correspondence

Scope and Content Note

The correspondence includes both incoming letters and outgoing carbon copies. They are arranged in folders alphabetically by named correspondent or subject. The correspondence files are listed alphabetically according to the last name of the correspondent or, in some cases, to the first word of the subject heading. If a particular correspondent has less than three items associated with him or her, then these have been placed in the "Miscellaneous Correspondence" files at the end. In the list for each file is noted the correspondent's name, the years covered by the letters, the number of items in the file, and any extra comments are in brackets below each entry.
(Boxes 4-6)

2. Astronomical Working Papers

Scope and Content Note

The working papers are arranged in folders alphabetically according to their subject.
(Box 7)

3. Talks and papers

Scope and Content Note

These are arranged in folders chronologically according to when they were given or published. Undated items are placed at the end of the series.
(Boxes 7-8)

4. Society material

Scope and Content Note

This series contains printed programs of conferences and minutes of meetings for the American Astronomical Society and the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. The folders are arranged chronologically within each society.
(Box 8)

5. Photographs

Scope and Content Note

There are a few folders at the end of Box 8 which contain three dozen photographs, mainly of stellar spectra.
(Boxes 9-10)

6. Notebooks

Scope and Content Note

This series contains various record and note books. Included here are his notes from Henry Norris Russell's classes and a list of his published papers.
(Box 10)

7. Reprints

Scope and Content Note

This is one volume of bound reprints published by Joy in the Publications of the Astronomical

Container List

 

Correspondence

 

Box 1 (A-Br)

Box-folder 1.1

Giorgio ABETTI 1959-60, 65-67

Physical Description: 7
Box-folder 1.2

Helmut Arthur ABT 1960, 63, 65-67, 72

Physical Description: 53
Box-folder 1.3

Robert Grant AITKEN 1923, 25, 28-29, 31, 40, 49-50

Physical Description: 17
Box-folder 1.4

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF VARIABLE STAR OBSERVERS 1952, 54

Physical Description: 4

Scope and Content Note

[Corresp: Margaret W. Mayall]
Box-folder 1.5

AMERICAN ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY -- General Correspondence 1936, 47, 49, 51-53, 61-62, 64-67

Physical Description: 31
Box-folder 1.6

AMERICAN ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY -- Publications Committee 1950-53

Physical Description: 40
Box-folder 1.7

ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF THE PACIFIC -- Charles Hitchcock ADAMS 1931-32, 39-40

Physical Description: 16
Box-folder 1.8

ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF THE PACIFIC -- William P. BIDELMAN 1958, 60-61

Physical Description: 8
Box-folder 1.9

ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF THE PACIFIC -- Sturla EINARSSON 1951, 54, 57, 61-66, 68

Physical Description: 43
Box-folder 1.10

ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF THE PACIFIC -- Thea (Mrs. Sturla) EINARSSON 1965-68

Physical Description: 37
Box-folder 1.11

ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF THE PACIFIC -- Vera (Mrs. Paul W.) GRAVES 1951, 60, 62-65

Physical Description: 39
Box-folder 1.12

ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF THE PACIFIC -- Mrs. Adeline A. GUNTERN 1963-68

Physical Description: 60
Box-folder 1.13

ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF THE PACIFIC -- Hamilton Moore JEFFERS 1965-68

Physical Description: 32
Box-folder 1.14

ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF THE PACIFIC -- Katherine G. KRON 1962, 64-67

Physical Description: 53
Box-folder 1.15

ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF THE PACIFIC -- Gibson REAVES 1968-69

Physical Description: 6
Box-folder 1.16

ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF THE PACIFIC -- Miscellaneous Correspondence 1949-50, 60, 65, 68

Physical Description: 11

Scope and Content Note

[Corresp: Edward A. Mayers; Helmut A. Abt; Elizabeth Roemer; David M. Gregory; Helen M. Pillans]
Box-folder 1.17

Anthony F. AVENI 1963

Physical Description: 5
Box-folder 1.18

J. van der BILT 1926

Physical Description: 5
Box-folder 1.19

Marianne C. BRETZ 1964, 66

Physical Description: 5
Box-folder 1.20

Julius Arthur BROWN 1922, 26-27

Physical Description: 5
Box-folder 1.21

Charles E. R. BRUCE 1957, 64-67

Physical Description: 20
 

Box 2 (Bu-M)

Box-folder 2.22

Vannevar BUSH 1946

Physical Description: 13
Box-folder 2.23

Annie Jump CANNON 1919, 26, 35

Physical Description: 6
Box-folder 2.24

CARNEGIE INSTITUTION OF WASHINGTON 1920, 46-47, 51

Physical Description: 11

Scope and Content Note

[Corresp: James F. Sullivan; Vannevar Bush; Walter M. Gilbert; Ada Margaret Brayton; Title Insurance; Paul A. Scherer]
Box-folder 2.25

Ernest Barrett CHAMBERLAIN 1964

Physical Description: 6
Box-folder 2.26

Thomas A. CRAGG 1945-49

Physical Description: 26
Box-folder 2.27

Raymond Smith DUGAN 1929-30, 32, 35-36

Physical Description: 11
Box-folder 2.28

Olin Jeuck EGGEN 1951, 60

Physical Description: 4
Box-folder 2.29

Clarence L. FRIEND 1937

Physical Description: 7
Box-folder 2.30

Owen GINGERICH 1958, 64, 67

Physical Description: 16
Box-folder 2.31

George Ellery HALE 1919, 32-33

Physical Description: 6
Box-folder 2.32

Guillermo HARO 1966-67

Physical Description: 4
Box-folder 2.33

Margaret HARWOOD 1932, 36

Physical Description: 5
Box-folder 2.34

George Howard HERBIG 1938, 43-49, 51, 53-55, 57-58, 60-61, 65

Physical Description: 67
Box-folder 2.35

Ejnar HERTZSPRUNG 1914-15, 34, 59

Physical Description: 9
Box-folder 2.36

Paul William HODGE 1964-65

Physical Description: 4
Box-folder 2.37

Helen Sawyer HOGG 1936, 42, 46, 48-49, 58

Physical Description: 36
Box-folder 2.38

A. van HOOF 1961

Physical Description: 4
Box-folder 2.39

Joseph Allen HYNEK 1937

Physical Description: 4
Box-folder 2.40

Theodore Siegumfeldt JACOBSEN 1921, 49, 60

Physical Description: 7
Box-folder 2.41

Philip Childs KEENAN 1942

Physical Description: 4
Box-folder 2.42

Zdenek KOPAL 1948, 56, 66

Physical Description: 7
Box-folder 2.43

Gerald Edward KRON 1967

Physical Description: 6
Box-folder 2.44

Gerard Peter KUIPER 1934-36

Physical Description: 29
Box-folder 2.45

F. LENOUVEL 1953-54

Physical Description: 11
Box-folder 2.46

E. M. LINDSAY 1962, 65

Physical Description: 9
Box-folder 2.47

Willem Jacob LUYTEN 1935-36, 48-49

Physical Description: 26
Box-folder 2.48

Beverly T. LYNDS 1964-66

Physical Description: 25
Box-folder 2.49

McGRAW-HILL BOOK COMPANY 1965

Physical Description: 6

Scope and Content Note

[Corresp: Jay E. Greene]
Box-folder 2.50

Antonia Caetana de P. P. MAURY 1932

Physical Description: 5
Box-folder 2.51

Nicholas Ulrich MAYALL 1942, 47, 49

Physical Description: 7
Box-folder 2.52

Donald Howard MENZEL 1939

Physical Description: 4
Box-folder 2.53

Paul Willard MERRILL 1959-63

Physical Description: 87

Scope and Content Note

[This material is mostly correspondence between Merrill and the University of Michigan Press about his book Space Chemistry. Joy took care of the final publication details after Merrill's death]
Box-folder 2.54

John C. MESTER 1964-65

Physical Description: 5
Box-folder 2.55

Samuel Alfred MITCHELL 1943

Physical Description: 4
Box-folder 2.56

Charlotte Emma MOORE [SITTERLY] 1936, 61

Physical Description: 7
Box-folder 2.57

Joseph Haines MOORE 1931-32

Physical Description: 4
 

Box 3 (N-Z, Miscellaneous)

Box-folder 3.58

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES 1944, 56, 61, 64-66

Physical Description: 18

Scope and Content Note

[Corresp: Frank Baldwin Jewett; Frederick Eugene Wright; Hugh L. Dryden; G. M. Clemence; Edna Gilbertson]
Box-folder 3.59

Jan Hendrik OORT 1932, 39-41, 45

Physical Description: 9
Box-folder 3.60

Thornton Leigh PAGE 1963-67

Physical Description: 37
Box-folder 3.61

Cecilia Helena PAYNE-GAPOSCHKIN 1942

Physical Description: 7
Box-folder 3.62

Robert Methven PETRIE 1963, 66

Physical Description: 9
Box-folder 3.63

John Stanley PLASKETT 1931-32, 34

Physical Description: 8
Box-folder 3.64

Miroslav PLAVEC 1962-65, 67

Physical Description: 22
Box-folder 3.65

Gibson REAVES 1967

Physical Description: 7
Box-folder 3.66

THE REVIEW OF POPULAR ASTRONOMY 1967

Physical Description: 4

Scope and Content Note

[Corresp: David B. Williams]
Box-folder 3.67

Pieter Johannes van RHIJN 1934-35

Physical Description: 4
Box-folder 3.68

Robert Shirley RICHARDSON 1924, 66

Physical Description: 4
Box-folder 3.69

ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY 1934-35, 64

Physical Description: 17

Scope and Content Note

[Corresp: Kathleen Williams; Clabon Walter Allen; E. C. Rubidge]
Box-folder 3.70

ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF CANADA 1960-61

Physical Description: 4

Scope and Content Note

[Corresp: Peter M. Millman; J. E. Kennedy]
Box-folder 3.71

Henry Norris RUSSELL 1923, 40

Physical Description: 4
Box-folder 3.72

RUSSIAN ASTRONOMERS' RELIEF FUND 1922-23

Physical Description: 22

Scope and Content Note

[Cor resp: Edwin Brant Frost; George Van Biesbroeck; Otto Struve; Vernon Kellogg; A. Belopolsky]
Box-folder 3.73

SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK 1930-31

Physical Description: 19

Scope and Content Note

[Corresp: John R. White; Frank Been; George L. Mauger]
Box-folder 3.74

Harlow SHAPLEY 1923-24, 31, 40, 47, 49

Physical Description: 11
Box-folder 3.75

Willem de SITTER 1932

Physical Description: 4
Box-folder 3.76

Bancroft Walker SITTERLY 1922, 27-28, 30

Physical Description: 10
Box-folder 3.77

SPECTRAL CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS 1947-48

Physical Description: 14

Scope and Content Note

[Cor resp: W. W. Morgan; A. N. Vyssotsky; Andrew McKellar; R. M. Petrie; J. A. Pearce; John J. Nassau]
Box-folder 3.78

Hyron SPINRAD 1965-67

Physical Description: 4
Box-folder 3.79

Joel STEBBINS 1923, 38, 55

Physical Description: 6
Box-folder 3.80

Otto STRUVE 1944, 47, 54

Physical Description: 5
Box-folder 3.81

Polydore SWINGS 1947

Physical Description: 6
Box-folder 3.82

A. David THACKERAY 1937, 53, 61

Physical Description: 9
Box-folder 3.83

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS 1966

Physical Description: 6

Scope and Content Note

[Corresp: Leo F. Hamilton]
Box-folder 3.84

George VAN BIESBROECK 1923, 26, 44, 53, 59, 61

Physical Description: 15
Box-folder 3.85

Peter VAN DE KAMP 1947-49

Physical Description: 4
Box-folder 3.86

Alexander N. VYSSOTSKY 1943-50

Physical Description: 27
Box-folder 3.87

Merle F. WALKER 1963-64

Physical Description: 6
Box-folder 3.88

Harold Francis WEAVER 1953, 61

Physical Description: 5
Box-folder 3.89

William C. WEBER 1921-22, 26

Physical Description: 20

Scope and Content Note

[Includes letters from/to William Joseph Hussey]
Box-folder 3.90

John Marsh WILCOX 1966-67

Physical Description: 8
Box-folder 3.91

Iris H. WILSON 1963-64

Physical Description: 8
Box-folder 3.92

MISCELLANEOUS CORRESPONDENCE A-B

Physical Description: 40

Scope and Content Note

[Ansel Adams; Aetna Casualty and Surety Co.; Harold Lee Alden; Dinsmore Alter; American Institute of Physics [Elmer Hutchisson]; A. D. Andrews; Basic Books, Inc. [Jack Lynch]; F. Samuel Bauer; W. W. Baumeister; F. E. Baxandall; Carlyle Smith Beals; F. A. Bellamy; Bernard Benfield; Louis Berman; Peter Bodenheimer; John C. Brandt; Frederick E. Brasch; P. ten Bruggencate]
Box-folder 3.93

MISCELLANEOUS CORRESPONDENCE C-G

Physical Description: 39

Scope and Content Note

[Leon Campbell; L. F. Caouette; Edwin Francis Carpenter; Joseph Wyan Chamberlain; Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar; Clarence Augustus Chant; Giulio Cioppi; Norman G. Cobb; Elizabeth Connor; Dictionary of Scientific Biography [Charles Coulton Gillispie]; Bayard Dodge; John Wainwright Evans, Jr.; M. W. Feast; Charles Fehrenbach; George Field [, Ivan Robert King, and Rudolph Leo Minkowski]; Simon Freed; Edwin Brant Frost; Sergei Illarionowitsh Gaposchkin; The Geographical Magazine [Walter Hingston]; Frederick Orville Grover]
Box-folder 3.94

MISCELLANEOUS CORRESPONDENCE H-M

Physical Description: 35

Scope and Content Note

[Robert Hardie; John Frederick Heard; A. F. Hewitt, Jr.; Ellen Dorrit Hoffleit; C. M. Huffer; Hugh Mitchell Johnson; Sharon Jordan; Robert Paul Kraft; B. V. Kukarkin; William Kunkel; J. C. Lair; R. A. Lyttleton; Dean Benjamin McLaughlin; W. Martin; William C. Miller; Deborah J. Mills; William Wilson Morgan; G. S. Mumford; James K. Murphy]
Box-folder 3.95

MISCELLANEOUS CORRESPONDENCE N-R

Physical Description: 22

Scope and Content Note

[National Geographic Magazine [William J. Showalter]; O. Richard Norton; Frank Q. Orrall; Valfrids Osvalds; Joseph Algernon Pearce; Harry Hemley Plaskett; Popular Astronomy [Ralph L. Henry]; President's Committee on the National Medal of Science [Bryce Crawford, Jr.]; George Worrall Preston, III; Grote Reber; Paul E. Roques; Norman Rubenfeld]
Box-folder 3.96

MISCELLANEOUS CORRESPONDENCE S-Z

Physical Description: 40

Scope and Content Note

[Charles Edward St. John; Science; Frederick Hanley Seares; W. T. Skilling; Charles Hugh Smiley; Harlan J. Smith; Albert W. Staub; Dorothy Michelson [Mrs. William D.] Stevens; Mrs. Emma B. Stoll; H. H. Turner; University Club of Pasadena [Courtenay Monsen]; University of Toronto Library [Robert H. Blackburn]; Tomas S. Vanasek; Brian Warner; B. C. J. Wheatlake; Raymond H. Wilson, Jr.; F. Wunschmann; Arthur Bambridge Wyse; M. C. Zukerman]
 

Astronomical Working Papers

 

Box 4

Box-folder 4.97

Cluster Paper -- Observations of Bright Variables

Physical Description: 47
Box-folder 4.98

Correlation Curves, Adams & Joy -- 1925

Physical Description: 2
Box-folder 4.99

Criteria for Spectral Type

Physical Description: 1
Box-folder 4.100

Lists of Double Stars (taken at Mt. Wilson) 1929, 45-46

Physical Description: 3
Box-folder 4.101

Boss Stars

Physical Description: 1
Box-folder 4.102

dM, dK Stars

Physical Description: 24
Box-folder 4.103

Dwarfs

Physical Description: 1
Box-folder 4.104

Ephemeris Stars

Physical Description: 1
Box-folder 4.105

Flare Stars

Physical Description: 8
Box-folder 4.106

Giants

Physical Description: 4
Box-folder 4.107

Giant M Stars, Recent Plates

Physical Description: 1
Box-folder 4.108

K3 -- K5 Dwarfs, 1927

Physical Description: 1
Box-folder 4.109

Published Observations of RR Lyrae Stars

Physical Description: 1
Box-folder 4.110

Observations of New RR Lyrae Stars, 1938-48 and 1954-55

Physical Description: 1
Box-folder 4.111

Subdwarfs

Physical Description: 2
Box-folder 4.112

T Tauri and dMe Stars

Physical Description: 1
 

Box 5

Box-folder 5.113

Discarded Variable Stars

Physical Description: 1
Box-folder 5.114

AE Aquarii Worksheets

Physical Description: 1
Box-folder 5.115

Mira

Physical Description: 35
Box-folder 5.116

RS Ophiuchi, 1958

Physical Description: 4
Box-folder 5.117

RV Tauri Stars, 1951

Physical Description: 1
Box-folder 5.118

RW Tauri

Physical Description: 12
Box-folder 5.119

TT Aurigae -- Original Settings

Physical Description: 1
Box-folder 5.120

UV Ceti

Physical Description: 14
Box-folder 5.121

Tables 1934

Physical Description: 1

Scope and Content Note

[Comparisons of spectral lines with spectral type]
Box-folder 5.122

Miscellaneous Tables and Charts

Physical Description: 18
Box-folder 5.123

Observing List

Physical Description: 1
Box-folder 5.124

60-Inch Plate Measurements 1-10,000

Physical Description: 7
 

Box 6

Box-folder 6.125

100-Inch Plates

Physical Description: 1

Scope and Content Note

[List of plates taken by Joy with 100-inch telescope]
Box-folder 6.126

Record of Plates Measured

Physical Description: 1
Box-folder 6.127

Dwarf Variables -- Kuiper Chapter 18

Physical Description: 25

Scope and Content Note

[Includes copies of typed mss.: "The Unusual Brightness in the Ultraviolet of Certain T Tauri-Type Stars," by G. Haro and G. H. Herbig; "Variable Stars of Low Luminosity," by A. H. Joy [Presidential Address of the AAS, Michigan]; "Emission Lines in Stellar Spectra," by A. H. Joy; "Short Period Changes in the Spectrum of T Tauri," by E. B. Weston and L. H. Aller; "The SS Cygni Variables as Spectroscopic Binaries," [by A. H. Joy]]
Box-folder 6.128

Globular Cluster Chart Photographs

Physical Description: 17

Scope and Content Note

[Includes ltr H. S. Hogg 6 A. H. Joy. Not all photos are of globular clusters]
Box-folder 6.129

Mt. Wilson Spectrographic Observations of Dwarf M Stars

Physical Description: 9
Box-folder 6.130

Mount Wilson Standard Stars for Spectral Type

Physical Description: 4
Box-folder 6.131

Photographs of XZ Cygni Curves

Physical Description: 18
Box-folder 6.132

T Tauri and UV Ceti (Manuscripts), 1955, 1957

Physical Description: 4
Box-folder 6.133

Tucson Notes

Physical Description: 4

Scope and Content Note

[Notes regarding 75th meeting of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Tucson, Dec. 28, 1964]
Box-folder 6.134

Victoria Notes, 1954

Physical Description: 1
Box-folder 6.135

Walter Sydney Adams

Physical Description: 7

Scope and Content Note

[Concerning Joy's biographical articles on Adams for Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific and National Academy of Sciences Biographical Memoirs. Includes: copy typed ms. "Biographical Notes --Walter S. Adams" [c. 1955]; copy typed ms. "Biographical Notes on Walter S. Adams (August 1943)"; Bibliographic notes; handwritten note by Adams on the time he and others took A. S. Eddington to a baseball game in Los Angeles]
Box-folder 6.136

Joe Adams Cooper

Physical Description: 2
Box-folder 6.137

Adriaan van Maanen

Physical Description: 2

Scope and Content Note

[Notes: "Mention of vM in Annual Report"; copy typed ms. "Adriaan van Maanen's Influence on the Island Universe Theory," [by R. Berendzen and R. Hart, c. 1972]]
Box-folder 6.138

Notes and Clippings related to Paul Willard Merrill

Physical Description: 10
Box-folder 6.139

Henry Norris Russell

Physical Description: 3

Scope and Content Note

[Biographical article and notes for the Griffith Observer]
Box-folder 6.140

Frederick Hanley Seares

Physical Description: 1

Scope and Content Note

[Excerpt from letter of Richard Seares to H. W. Babcock, Nov. 17, 1964]
 

Talks and Papers

 

Box 7

Box-folder 7.141

"Problems of Contemporary Astronomy"

Physical Description: 1

Scope and Content Note

[Los Angeles, Mar. 21, 1930]
Box-folder 7.142

"Astronomy on Mount Wilson"

Physical Description: 1

Scope and Content Note

[Sent to Trails magazine, July 12, 1937]
Box-folder 7.143

"Celestial Photography at Mount Wilson"

Physical Description: 1

Scope and Content Note

[c. 1940]
Box-folder 7.144

"Treasures of the Night"

Physical Description: 2

Scope and Content Note

[Fresno, Dec. 1947]
Box-folder 7.145

"Strange Stellar Families"

Physical Description: 2

Scope and Content Note

[San Francisco, Mar. 17, 1950]
Box-folder 7.146

"Address for Section D [of the AAAS]"

Physical Description: 1

Scope and Content Note

[Cleveland, Dec. 26-31, 1950]
Box-folder 7.147

"Stellar Explorations with the Spectrograph"

Physical Description: 1

Scope and Content Note

[Cleveland, AAS/AAAS, Dec. 26, 1950]
Box-folder 7.148

"The Motions and Dimensions of Our Stellar System"

Physical Description: 1

Scope and Content Note

[c. 1950]
Box-folder 7.149

"Recent Advances in Our Knowledge of the World"

Physical Description: 2

Scope and Content Note

[Dec. 1951]
Box-folder 7.150

"The 200-Inch Palomar Telescope and Its Work"

Physical Description: 1

Scope and Content Note

[St. Louis, Jan. 1951]
Box-folder 7.151

"The Restless Stars"

Physical Description: 2

Scope and Content Note

[San Francisco, Jan. 13, 1953]
Box-folder 7.152

"Variable Stars of Low Luminosity"

Physical Description: 2

Scope and Content Note

[Boulder, AAS, Aug. 27, 1953]
Box-folder 7.153

"Stellar Families"

Physical Description: 1

Scope and Content Note

[Victoria, RASCanada, Aug. 23, 1954]
Box-folder 7.154

Lecture given at Gyro Club, Victoria, British Columbia

Physical Description: 1

Scope and Content Note

[Aug. 23, 1954]
Box-folder 7.155

"A Half Century of Astronomy in Southern California"

Physical Description: 1

Scope and Content Note

[Pasadena, Jan. 20, 1955]
Box-folder 7.156

"Science and Religion"

Physical Description: 2

Scope and Content Note

[June 9, 1959]
Box-folder 7.157

"Studies of RW Tauri"

Physical Description: 1

Scope and Content Note

[Apr. 26, 1963]
Box-folder 7.158

"The Beginnings of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific"

Physical Description: 1

Scope and Content Note

[San Diego, June 13, 1963]
Box-folder 7.159

"The Semi-Centennial of the 100-Inch Reflector"

Physical Description: 1

Scope and Content Note

[c. 1967]
Box-folder 7.160

"Modern Astronomical Research"

Physical Description: 1

Scope and Content Note

[c. 1950]
Box-folder 7.161

"The Role of the Cepheid Variable in Astronomy"

Physical Description: 1

Scope and Content Note

[Outline only; undated]
Box-folder 7.162

"Variable Stars"

Physical Description: 1

Scope and Content Note

[Nov. 11, 1947]
Box-folder 7.163

Story of Palomar Film

Physical Description: 1

Scope and Content Note

[Outline of film contents]
 

Society Materials

 

Box 7 (continued)

Box-folder 7.164

American Astronomical Society -- Minutes of the Council Meetings [1937-40, 1945-47]

Physical Description: 12
Box-folder 7.165

American Astronomical Society -- Programs and/or Announcements of Meetings 1922-36

Physical Description: 50
Box-folder 7.166

American Astronomical Society -- Programs and/or Announcements of Meetings 1936-50

Physical Description: 49
Box-folder 7.167

American Astronomical Society -- Programs and/or Announcements of Meetings 1951-60

Physical Description: 40
 

Box 8

Box-folder 8.168

American Astronomical Society -- Programs and/or Announcements of Meetings 1961-65

Physical Description: 26
Box-folder 8.169

American Astronomical Society -- Programs and/or Announcements of Meetings 1966-69

Physical Description: 22
Box-folder 8.170

American Astronomical Society -- Programs and/or Announcements of Meetings 1970-72

Physical Description: 12
Box-folder 8.171

American Astronomical Society -- Miscellaneous Reports, etc.

Physical Description: 3
Box-folder 8.172

Astronomical Society of the Pacific -- Minutes of the Meetings of the Board of Directors, 1964-69

Physical Description: 20
Box-folder 8.173

Astronomical Society of the Pacific -- Minutes of the Annual Meetings, 1966-69

Physical Description: 4
Box-folder 8.174

Astronomical Society of the Pacific -- Miscellaneous Reports and Material

Physical Description: 37
Box-folder 8.175

Programs -- Miscellaneous

Physical Description: 14
 

Photographs

 

Box 8 (continued)

Box-folder 8.176

Photographs: Spectra -- various stars

Physical Description: (26 total)

Scope and Content Note

[UZ Tauri (1); UX Tauri (1); Arcturus (2); 19 Piscium (1); R Centauri (1); R Bootis (1); p1 Gruis (1); SS Cygni (1); XZ Tauri (1); RW Aurigae (1); RW Tauri (1); RY Tauri (1); T Pyxis (1); AG Aurigae (1); 61 Cygni & Antares (1); RS Ophiuchi (3); X Aurigae (1); R Hydrae, T Geminorum, & 19 Piscium (1); X Cygni (1); R Andromedae (1)]
Box-folder 8.177

Photographs: Spectra -- Mira [omicron Ceti]

Physical Description: (3 total)
Box-folder 8.178

Photographs: Novae & Supernovae

Physical Description: (5 total)
Box-folder 8.179

Photographs: Miscellaneous

Physical Description: (5 total)
 

Notebooks

 

Box 9

Box-folder 9.180

Reference Notebook

Physical Description: 1

Scope and Content Note

[Contains various subject headings with pertinent bibliographic references]
Box-folder 9.181

Handbook of Tables and Constants

Physical Description: 1

Scope and Content Note

[Self-made lists]
Box-folder -----

Notes from Henry Norris Russell's course in Celestial Mechanics, Princeton, 1910-11

Scope and Content Note

[2 volumes].
Box-folder -----

Notes from Henry Norris Russell's courses on Measurement of Photographs & Parallax and Proper Motion Plates, 1910

Scope and Content Note

[1 volume]
Box-folder -----

Translation of Müller's Photometrieby A. H. Joy, 1910

Scope and Content Note

[2 volumes]
 

Reprints

Box-folder -----

List of Published Papers by A. H. Joy

Scope and Content Note

[2 books. 1 contains short list of the eclipses to which Joy traveled]
Box-folder -----

Record Book of Spectral Lines

Box-folder -----

Record Book with Lists of Faint Dwarf Stars

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Copied text and partial English translation of Untersuchungen über den Lichtwesel des Sternes Lyrae, by G. W. Myers

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Copied text of Untersuchungen ueber den Lichtwesel des Sternes beta Persei, by Johannes Hartnig, and Photometrische Beobachtungen des veränderlichen Sterns Aurigae, by J. Balanowsky, 1912

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Bound reprints of papers by A. H. Joy published in Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 1917-32