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Walter Baade Papers: Finding Aid
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Box 1

Miscellaneous work from Germany before 1932

This box includes miscellaneous work from Germany before 1932 including ß Lyrae [after 1919]; reports on: Jena Observatory, Philippine eclipse expedition 1929, Rockefeller IEB Fellowship; letters 1923-1928 including: Rockefeller Foundation, Jena Observatory, Wolfgang Pauli (1 ltr); variables 1915-1917; Orion Nebula variables (includes letter from Henrietta Leavitt, 1921); Nebulosity in Perseus; Color index measurements, Cygnus region; and Cygnus & Sagitta variables.
Box 2

Miscellaneous work from Germany before 1932

This box includes miscellaneous work from Germany before 1932 including Sagitta; NGC 4147; 5053; RV Cancri; SS Cancri; and Seven variables in M51.
Box 3

Cygnus variables work before 1934

This box includes materials related to Cygnus variables work before 1934 including observations; computations and charts; and final list of results.
Box 4

Globular clusters

Box 5

Extragalactic nebulae

Box 6

Nova Aquilae 1918

Box 7

Novae & Nova Herculis

Box 8

Supernovae

Box 9

Supernovae in galaxies

Box 10

Crab nebula; Singer-Polignac Seminar 1939

This box includes research notes, drafts, papers and measures of filaments related to work on Crab nebula, as well as materials related to the Singer-Polignac Seminar, 1939.
Box 11

Various research notes, cards, and lecture notes

This box includes research notes on B Cas & A Cas; card file on variables in field around NGC 6522, 1949-1950; lecture notes from Princeton (1959) and Australia (1959); and miscellaneous cards
Box 12

Variables in field around NGC 6522 (assisted by S. I. Gaposchkin)

Box 13

Population I & II; Type I & II Cepheids and misc. notes

This box includes materials related to Population I & II; Type I & II Cepheids; and miscellaneous notes on M 87 and long period variables.
Box 14

Supernova Ophiuchi 1604, Cygnus variables, C. Caratheodory: Geodetic Differential Equations, and misc. materials

This box includes materials on Supernova Ophiuchi 1604; miscellaneous materials related to: G. H. Herbig 1949, N. Roman 1950, Diverse notes 1945, Letter to J. H. Oort re Crab nebula polarization, T Tauri variables, Photo of Orion nebula, SA 51, L. Perek, High velocity stars 1945 & 1947, NGC 6357 1941, Stebbins colors of supergiants 1942, Miscellaneous notes 1953, H. Weaver -- galactic rotation 1953, Lists of coordinates by H. C. Arp re variables in NGC 6522, Letter of D. H. Menzel re Smithsonian Physical Tables 1950, Leiden list of velocity components of stars more than 5 parsecs, Cepheids with periods between 1 and 2 days, Sun's motion through spiral arm, and Distribution of globular clusters in M 87; Cygnus variables; and C. Caratheodory: Geodetic Differential Equations (hand copy).
Box 15

Miscellaneous work from Germany before 1932

This box includes miscellaneous work from Germany before 1932 related to lectures in stellar astronomy 1929-1930; New investigations of extragalactic stellar systems 1930; Nebulae -- papers; and Variables in Cygnus region.
Box 16

Telescope programs and miscellaneous notes

This box includes material related to telescope programs and miscellaneous notes including notes re observing programs, notes re novae 1940, and miscellaneous technical notes.
Box 17

R Aquarii; msicellaneous; and notebook on novae.

This box includes materials related to R Aquarii; miscellaneous; and notebook on novae.
Box 18

Resolution of galaxies M31, 32, NGC205, 147, 185; Notes on Population I & II Cepheids (1950-1960); Lectures (1950-1958)

This box includes materials related to Resolution of galaxies M31, 32, NGC205, 147, 185; Mt. Wilson contribution 696 & 697; Notes on Population I & II Cepheids 1950-60; and lectures from 1950-1958 including: Dublin IAU 1955, Bruce 1954-55, Darwin, Lecture course at Caltech, Charlottesville 1958, and Russell 1958.
Box 19

Letters after 1945; Papers (1950-1955); "A Discussion of the Ursa Minor Dwarf Galaxy Based on Plates Obtained by Walter Baade," by van Agt; Letters re optical identification on various radio soruces (1951-1952)

This box includes material related to lectures: Swarthmore 1953, Hitchcock 1954, Harvard 1958-1959; papers for Michigan and IAU, etc. 1950-55; "A Discussion of the Ursa Minor Dwarf Galaxy Based on Plates Obtained by Walter Baade," by van Agt; and letters (photocopies) of Baade: to/from F. G. Smith; to B. Lovell, 1951-1952 related to optical identification of various radio sources.
Box 20

Oversize charts and photographic prints

This box contains oversize charts and photographic prints including Baade's photographic atlas of M31, 1947-1951 (47 photos); marked photographs of galaxies and clusters of galaxies; and miscellaneous charts, graphs, and figures.
Box 21

Oversize charts and photographic prints

This box contains oversize charts and prints related to supernovae and novae and globular clusters, as well as miscellaneous charts and graphs.
Box 22

Oversize charts and photographic prints

This box contains oversize charts and prints including figures: novae, color-magnitude charts of globular clusters, and miscellaneous; chart of expansion of B Cassiopeiae; and Figures and chart of field of NGC 6522.
Oversize folder

Large charts related to R Aquarii.