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Correspondence 1928-1989

Arrangement

Materials arranged in alphabetical order by last name of correspondent or topic.

Scope and Contents

This series contains Kron's professional correspondence, some personal correspondence, and some research materials.
Box 1

A - miscellaneous 1946-1981

Box 1

Ables, Harold 1973-1974

Box 1

Abt, Helmut A. 1954-1973

Box 1

Acheson Colloids Corp. 1949

Box 1

Adel, Arthur 1966

Box 1

Aitken, Robert G. 1940-1950

Box 1

Alden, Harold L. 1950

Box 1

Aller-Oke, standards 1962-1963

Box 1

Ames Laboratory 1957

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AR Cas 1954-1970

Box 1

AR Lae 1947-1950

Box 1

Arp, H.C. 1967-1968

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Ashbrook, Joseph 1948-1956

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Astronomical Society of the Pacific (A.S.P.) 1946-1954

Box 1

Astronomical Society of the Pacific (A.S.P.) 1965-1974

Box 1

Australian Trip 1960

Box 1

B - miscellaneous 1956-1975

Box 1

Baade, Walter 1946-1956

Box 1

Babcock, Horace (and Harold) 1947-1971

Box 1

Baglow, R.L. 1948

Box 1

Baker, James G. 1949

Box 1

Bappu, M.K. Vainu 1952-1971

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Barber, Donald R. 1946-1959

Box 1

Barbier, Daniel 1951-1956

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Barnothy, J.M. 1970-1971

Box 1

Barrett, Richard F. 1960

Box 1

Bartlett, Tom 1947

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Baum, Custer C. 1946

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Baum, William 1950-1966

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Beals, C.S. 1946-1951

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Beck, Hans G. 1966

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Beckman & Whitley 1961-1967

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Behr, Alfred 1948

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Bethlehem Steel 1948-1949

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Bidelman, William P. 1956-1961

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Blair, G. Bruce 1946

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Blanco, Victor M. 1953-1979

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Blitzstein, William 1947

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Boesgaard, Hans 1966-1967

Box 1

Bok, Bart J. 1947-1969

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Boller & Chivens 1966

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Bowen, Ira S. 1950

Box 1

Breckenridge, James B. 1964-1981

Box 1

Brewer, Leo 1956-1958

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Brode, Robert B. 1946

Box 1

Brouwer, Dirk 1953

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Brower, Stanley 1947-1948

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Bruck, H.A. 1947-1948

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Bunton, George W. 1950

Box 1

Burbidge, E. Margaret 1978

Box 1

Burbidge, Geoffrey R. 1957

Box 2

C - miscellaneous 1956-1977

Box 2

California Alumni Association 1949

Box 2

Canavaggia, R. 1976-1979

Box 2

Carpenter, Edwin F. 1947-1959

Box 2

Carruthers, George 1976

Box 2

Chaffee, Fred 1969-1974

Box 2

Chambers, Jack 1948

Box 2

Chandrasekhar, S. 1948-1970

Box 2

Chesterman, Charles W. 1965

Box 2

Chincarini, Guido 1966-1972

Box 2

Clauser, F.H. 1968

Box 2

Cooksey, Donald 1947

Box 2

Corona Borealis undated

Box 2

Crawford, Dave 1966-1970

Box 2

Cuffey, James 1947

Box 2

XZ Cygni 1948

Box 2

D - miscellaneous 1949-1972

Box 2

Dahn, Conard 1965-1966

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Daniels, M. 1966

Box 2

Davies, R.C. 1966

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Detre, L. 1948-1960

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De Vaucouleurs, Gerard 1952-1972

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Duchesne, M. 1965-1969

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Dugan, Raymond S. 1939

Box 2

Dunham, Theodore 1949-1965

Box 2

E - miscellaneous 1953-1979

Box 2

Eastbay Astronomical Association 1948

Box 2

Ebbinghausen, E.G. 1959-1969

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Eckert, Wallace J. 1947

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Edmondson, Frank 1948-1956

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Eggen, Olin 1948-1977

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Einarsson, Sturla 1954-1959

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Electronics Magazine 1948-1949

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Elvey, C.T. 1949

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Engle, Paul R. 1950

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Experimental photocells and multipliers 1942-1946

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F - miscellaneous 1947-1972

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Fath, Edward A. 1953

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Federer, Charles 1947-1968

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Feinstein, Alejandro 1963-1969

Box 2

Fellgett, Peter 1952-1969

Box 2

Flagstaff Naval Observatory (Kron Appointment as Director) 1965-1974

Box 2

G - miscellaneous 1956-1979

Box 2

Gadomski, Jan 1949

Box 2

Gaposchkin, Sergei 1947-1956

Box 2

Gascoigne, Benj. 1952-1970

Box 3

Gill, Jocelyn 1948

Box 3

Gliese, Wilhelm 1957-1958

Box 3

Goldberg, Leo 1954-1972

Box 3

Greenstein Committee Report 1969

Box 3

Greenstein, Jesse L. 1948-1967

Box 3

Guetter, Harry 1974-1975

Box 3

H - miscellaneous 1949-1971

Box 3

Hall, John S. 1939-1966

Box 3

Hardie, Bob 1952-1969

Box 3

Hargreaves, J. 1950

Box 2

Harris, William 1974-1975

Box 2

Herbig, George 1951-1970

Box 2

Hertzsprung, Ejnar 1965

Box 2

Hewitt, Anthony V. 1967-1976

Box 2

High Temperature Conf., Washington 1958

Box 3

Hiltner, W.A. 1946-1965

Box 3

Hogg, Arthur 1952-1966

Box 3

Houston, Walter S. 1946

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Hubble, E.P. 1948-1953

Box 3

Huffer, C.M. 1946-1958

Box 3

Humason, Milton 1950-1953

Box 3

Hurahata, Masaaki 1950-1955

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I - miscellaneous 1948-1972

Box 3

IC 4665 1954

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Ingalls, Albert 1946-1955

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Inglis, Stuart 1948-1973

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Inyokern, California 1948

Box 3

Irwin, John 1946-1967

Box 3

J - miscellaneous 1955-1969

Box 3

Janes, Ken 1966-1971

Box 3

Johnson, Harold 1948-1970

Box 3

Johnson, Hugh M. 1959

Box 3

Jonas, Herbert 1947-1948

Box 3

Joy, Alfred H. 1952-1968

Box 3

K - miscellaneous 1953-1978

Box 3

Kennedy, H.D. and Pamela 1970-1977

Box 3

Kharadze, E.K. 1956

Box 4

Kienle, Hans 1957-1958

Box 4

King, Ivan 1952-1976

Box 4

Kinman, T.D. 1966-1970

Box 4

Kinman, T.D. - NGC 2419, 6522, 6528 1969

Box 4

Kitt Peak - Conference on Photoelectric Problems 1953

Box 4

Kopal, Zdenek 1946-1973

Box 4

Kourganoff, V. 1950

Box 4

Kreiken, E.A. 1948

Box 4

Kron, Richard 1968-1980

Box 4

Kuhi, Leonard 1966

Box 4

Kuiper, Gerald P. 1954-1955

Box 4

Kukarkin, B.V. 1955-1977

Box 4

L - miscellaneous 1953-1980

Box 4

Labs, Dietrich 1957-1959

Box 4

Lallemand, A. 1954-1971

Box 4

Lee, Oliver Justin 1950

Box 4

Levitt, I.M. 1947

Box 4

Lewis, Myron 1968-1972

Box 4

Lick Observatory - General 1936-1985

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence and other materials during Kron's appointment at the Lick Observatory, including letters to and from the director, scientific research, press releases, curriculum vitae and information on promotions, and letters pertaining to Kron's work during World War II and leave from the Observatory.
Box 4

Lick Observatory - Sky Brightness 1973

Box 4

Light pollution 1973

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Liller, William 1950-1970

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Linnell, Albert P. 1947-1956

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Lippincott, Sarah Lee 1952-1972

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Livingston, William C. 1955-1964

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Locanthi, Dorothy 1946

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Lynds, C.R. 1955-1970

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M - miscellaneous 1953-1980

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Mathews, Robert 1949

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Matsushima, Satoshi 1968

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Mayall, Margaret 1947-1952

Box 4

Mayall, Nick U. 1951-1977

Box 4

Mayall and Kron undated

Scope and Contents

Paper on Photoelectric Photometry
Box 4

McCarthy, Martin F. 1957-1979

Box 4

McGee, J.D. 1961-1973

Box 4

McKellar, Andrew 1948

Box 5

McMath, Robert R. 1959

Box 5

McMullan, D. 1965-1980

Box 5

Megaw, E.C.S. 1949-1951

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Menzel, Donald H. 1946-1979

Box 5

Merrill, John E. 1947-1949

Box 5

Miczaika, G.R. 1948-1956

Box 5

Misch, Tony 1989

Box 5

Moore, Joseph H. 1947

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Morgan, W.W. 1950-1959

Box 5

Mulders, Gerard F.W. 1960-1965

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Munch, Guido 1948-1950

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N - miscellaneous 1948-1980

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Nassau, J.J. 1948-1949

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Neyman, J. 1954-1955

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Nicholson, Seth B. 1947-1953

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Nielsen, Axel V. 1947

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O - miscellaneous 1952-1977

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O'Connell, D.J. 1957-1959

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Office of Naval Research 1948-1966

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Olsen, William 1946

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Oort, J.H. 1946-1970

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P - miscellaneous 1955-1979

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Pannekoek, A. 1939

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Papiashvili, Eric 1960-1969

Box 5

Patent Office 1949-1950

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Pearce, J.A. 1940

Box 5

Petrie, R.M. 1947-1965

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Photocell Development 1938-1948

Box 5

Photocells - Technical Data - Photomultipliers 1928-1947

Box 5

Pictures 1961

Box 5

Pierce, Newton L. 1946-1948

Box 5

Plakidis, S. 1948

Box 5

Project Stromlo 1971-1976

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R - miscellaneous 1951-1968

Box 5

Reber, Grote 1947

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Reiz, Anders 1949

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Roach, Franklin E. 1940-1978

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Roberts, Walter O. 1950

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Rogers, Fred T. 1947-1948

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Rose, Donald G. 1949

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Ross, Frank E. 1946

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Routly, Paul M. 1964-1978

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Royal Greenwich Observatory 1971-1972

Box 5

Ruiz, John J. 1947-1961

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S - miscellaneous 1950-1978

Box 5

Salanave, Leon 1948-1981

Box 5

Sandage, Allan 1954-1971

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Sanford, Roscoe 1946-1948

Box 5

Schilt, Jan 1946

Box 5

Schwarzschild, Martin 1947-1965

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Science Service 1948

Box 5

Scott, Elizabeth 1954

Box 5

Selected Area 68 1949-1957

Box 6

Seyfert, Carl K. 1947

Box 6

Shane, C.D. 1947-1975

Box 6

Shane, C.D. 1963-1968

Box 6

Shane, C.D. 1968-1977

Box 6

Shane, C.D. 1969-1971

Box 6

Shane, C.D. 1972-1973

Box 6

Shane, C.D. 1974-1977

Box 6

Shane, C.D. 1977-1979

Box 6

Shane, Mary Lea 1967-1982

Scope and Contents

Includes personal letters to Katherine Gordon Kron.
Box 6

Shapley, A.H. and Harlow 1953-1956

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Site Testing - Australia 1962-1967

Box 6

Slipher, V.M. 1949

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Smith, Harlan 1952-1971

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Smith, J. Lynn 1947-1956

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South African Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) 1972-1973

Box 6

Spark Plug 1960

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Spinrad, Hyron 1958-1960

Box 6

Spitzer, Lyman 1948-1950

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Sputnik 1957

Box 6

Standard lamps (to Hayes and Canavaggia) 1961-1966

Box 6

Stebbins, Joel 1947-1966

Box 6

Sterling, Howard 1948

Box 6

Stern, Albert Victor 1949-1950

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Stilwell, Walt 1946-1959

Box 6

Stoy, R.H. 1960

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Strand, Kaj 1967-1975

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Stromgren, Bengt 1948-1961

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Struve, Otto 1947-1956

Box 6

Swings, Pol 1947-1953

Box 6

Swope, Henrietta 1968-1973

Box 6

T - miscellaneous 1953-1981

Box 6

Tauchmann, Geo F. 1948-1959

Box 6

Thackeray, A.D. 1951

Box 6

Thomsen, Ivan 1953-1961

Box 6

U - miscellaneous 1965-1966

Box 6

U Cephei 1973-1989

Box 7

University of California 1957-1977

Box 7

Unsold, A. 1960-1968

Physical characteristics

2 folders
Box 7

V - miscellaneous 1947-1973

Box 7

Van de Kamp, Peter 1955-1969

Box 7

Van Dien, Elsa 1947-1949

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Van Rhijn, P.J. 1952

Box 7

Vienna Observatory 1971

Box 7

Voigt, Hans-Heinrich 1953

Box 7

Vyssotsky, A.N. 1958

Box 7

W - miscellaneous 1950-1973

Box 7

Walker, Merle 1951-1976

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Wallenquist, Aki 1947-1955

Box 7

Wallenstein, George 1957-1968

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Walraven, Th. 1947

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Warner and Swasey 1949-1950

Box 7

Weaver, Harold 1955-1977

Box 7

Wehlau, Bill 1953-1956

Box 7

White Mountain Site 1950-1952

Box 7

Whitford, A.E. 1940-1977

Box 7

Wilkes, Dan 1947-1953

Box 7

Williams, Howell 1948

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Wilson, Olin 1940-1970

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Wilson, Ralph 1941-1947

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Wirtanen, Carl A. 1960

Box 7

Wood, (Frank) Bradshaw 1939-1980

Box 7

Woolf, Nick 1960-1961

Box 7

Woolley, Sir Richard 1952-1974

Box 7

Y - miscellaneous 1954-1980

Box 7

Yerkes tests 1965

Box 7

Z - miscellaneous 1953-1978

Box 7

Zeta Aurigae Program 1963-1973

Box 7

Unidentified correspondence 1974

 

Research 1937-1970

Arrangement

Materials arranged in original order.

Scope and Contents

This series contains Kron's research materials, including observation logs, charts, graphs, reductions, notes, and related correspondence.
Box 7

Index of folders for 6 colors, etc. undated

Box 7

Filters, instruments, etc.; Extinction 1940-1945

Box 7

Reductions 1940

Box 7

Reductions 1941

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Reductions 1942

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Reductions 1943

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Reductions 1944

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Reductions 1945

Box 7

Reductions 1946

Box 7

C3 1943

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C4, C5 1944

Box 8

Observing lists 1941-1942

Box 8

Summaries and gradients 1941

Box 8

Gradient graphs 1941

Box 8

Miscellaneous, Directions from Whitford 1941

Box 8

Other stars, Silver 1941

Box 8

Black body curves circa 1945

Box 8

Reddened B-stars, gradients 1941

Box 8

Screens, series, standards, filters 1942-1946

Box 8

Miscellaneous 1942, Baade, Bluest absolute magnitude effect, Ratios of scales 1942-1945

Box 8

Sky-swings, Baade 1941-1946

Box 8

Reddened B-stars, others 1942-1944

Box 8

Graphs BD - 3060 undated

Box 8

Graphs 1942

Box 8

General 1942

Box 8

Deviations from black 1942

Box 8

Trapezium, Pleiades, P. Cygni, etc. 1943-1947

Box 8

Index, summaries, etc. 1943-1944

Box 8

Galactic center 1955

Box 8

Reductions 1949

Box 8

Reductions 1957

Box 8

Reductions 1959

Box 8

Observing tests (old) 1941-1950

Box 8

H.D. 125248 Magnetic spectrum variable 1948-1950

Box 8

Lunar parallax problem 1952

Box 8

H.D. 215835 Pearce's Star 1948-1949

Box 8

BD + 20 2465 (M4e star) 1949

Box 8

Zeta Aurigae 1939-1951

Box 8

H.D. 22124 1952-1955

Box 9

YZ Cassiopeiae paper 1937 and undated

Box 9

YY Geminorum 1946-1952

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RR Lyrae variables data (Oort) 1948-1970

Box 9

6 colors - High velocity stars undated

Box 9

6 colors - Tables 1952-1955

Box 9

Special photocells 1947

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Southern photometry, general 1951

Box 9

CE25 cell color sensitivity undated

Box 9

Absolute sensitivity calibration 1955

Box 9

Drawings 1950-1962

Box 9

Drawings - Image tube 1959

Box 9

Photometric standards (summaries) 1953-1954

Box 9

Auxiliary curves for YZ Cassiopeiae 1957-1959

Box 9

Drawings - Lallemand multiplier container 1952-1956

Box 9

Alpha CrB (Gordon and Kron) 1946-1950

Box 9

Leo II undated

Box 9

Spectra plates and tracings 1961

Box 9

Unidentified 1937-1955

 

Writings 1935-1987

Scope and Contents

This series contains Kron's writings, including reports of work done at Lick Observatory and the U.S. Naval Observatory, abstracts, drafts, talks, and grant proposals, as well as reprints of Kron's published works, patents, and his bibliography.
Box 9

Reprints 1935-1979

Physical characteristics

2 folders
Box 9

Annual reports 1936-1965

Box 9

Reports and drafts 1939-1987

Box 9

Grant proposals 1959-1967

Box 11

Patents 1963-1986

Box 9

Bibliography 1978

 

Subject files 1936-1996

Arrangement

Materials are arranged in alphabetical order by subject.

Scope and Contents

This series contains writings by colleagues, notes, and other research materials collected by Kron, as well as personal memorabilia.
Box 10

Eclipsing binaries (Zessewitch, Ferrari, Wyse) undated

Box 10

Eclipsing variables (Henry Norris Russell) 1937

Box 10

Lallemand translations 1936-1996

Box 10

Orbit of H.D. 193576 1940-1949

Box 10

Personal memorabilia 1936-1965

Box 10

Photometry 1954, 1972

Box 10

Stellar energy distribution undated

Box 10

Unidentified microfilm undated

 

Realia undated

Box 11

Edison light bulbs undated

Box 11

Stebbins ruler undated