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Seth Barnes Nicholson Papers: Finding Aid
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Box 1

Jupiter Research

Folder 1

Herrick, Samuel, 1911-1974 and Charles G. Hilton. “1958 Ephemerides of Jupiter’s Ninth and Twelfth Satellites: manuscript. 3 items. Includes type draft and two pages of notes.

Folder 2

Nicholson, Seth B. (Seth Barnes), 1891-1963. Charts: Jupiter (1914-1915). 1 item.

Folder 3

Nicholson, Seth B. (Seth Barnes), 1891-1963. “Jupiter IX: Perturbations from 1913 to 1914:” report (1913-1914). 1 item.

Folder 4

Nicholson, Seth B. (Seth Barnes), 1891-1963. “Jupiter IX: Perturbations from 1914 to 191[6]:” report (1914-1916). 1 item.

Folder 5

Nicholson, Seth B. (Seth Barnes), 1891-1963. “Jupiter IX: Perturbations from 1914 to 1916: Correction of Orbit:” report (1914-1916). 1 item.

Folder 6

Nicholson, Seth B. (Seth Barnes), 1891-1963 and Beatrice W. Mayberry. “Jupiter IX: Perturbations from 1916 to 1918:” report (1916-1918). 1 item.

Folder 7

Nicholson, Seth B. (Seth Barnes), 1891-1963. “Measures and Reductions of Spectra: Object JVII:” charts and notes (1939-1960). 1 item.

Folder 8

Nicholson, Seth B. (Seth Barnes), 1891-1963. “Measures and Reductions of Spectra: JVII and JIX:” charts and notes (1939-1940). 8 items.

Folder 9

Nicholson, Seth B. (Seth Barnes), 1891-1963. “Measures and Reductions of Spectra: JVIII:” charts and notes (1938). 13 items.

Folder 10

Nicholson, Seth B. (Seth Barnes), 1891-1963. “Measures and Reductions of Spectra: JXIII:” charts and notes (1953-1957). 7 items. Includes one letter by Elizabeth Roemer, 1929- to Rudolf Minkowski, 1895- (1957, Mar. 19).

Folder 11

Nicholson, Seth B. (Seth Barnes), 1891-1963. Miscellaneous Notes: Jupiter (1938-1947). 63 items. Includes: two photographs, three reprints and fourteen letters (between Nicholson and Guy W. Clark, etc.).

Folder 12

Nicholson, Seth B. (Seth Barnes), 1891-1963. Positions of Satellites of Jupiter 1946: report (1946-1947). 1 item.

Folder 13

Nicholson, Seth B. (Seth Barnes), 1891-1963. Sun and Jupiter: tables [undated]. 4 items.

Box 2

Other Research

Folder 1

Nicholson, Seth B. (Seth Barnes), 1891-1963. Asteroids: tables, charts and notes [undated]. 25 items.

Folder 2

Pease, F. G. (Francis Gladheim), b. 1881. “Interferometer Star Diameters:” manuscript (1936-1954). 5 items. Includes notes and one letter by Gerard P. (Gerard Peter) Kuiper, 1905-1973 to Frederick Hanley Seares, 1873- (1938, July 7).

Folder 3

Nicholson, Seth B. (Seth Barnes), 1891-1963. Magnetic Activity: reprint, charts, tables and notes (1941-1950). 23 items.

Folder 4

Nicholson, Seth B. (Seth Barnes), 1891-1963. “Measures and Reductions of Spectra: Icarus:” charts and notes (1950). 9 items.

Folder 5

Nicholson, Seth B. (Seth Barnes), 1891-1963. “Measures and Reductions of Spectra: Trojan asteroids:” charts and notes (1958-1959). 26 items.

Folder 6

Nicholson, Seth B. (Seth Barnes), 1891-1963. Note re: Pluto Image (1919). 1 item. Note: Location of negatives is unknown.

Folder 7

Nicholson, Seth B. (Seth Barnes), 1891-1963. “Observational Data: Venus:” tables (1920-1921). 17 items.

Folder 8

Nicholson, Seth B. (Seth Barnes), 1891-1963. “Recurrent Geomagnetic Activity and Lunar Declination: reprint and tables (1948-1959). 41 items. Includes letter by Nicholson to H. Raudsaar (1959, Feb. 3).

Folder 9

Nicholson, Seth B. (Seth Barnes), 1891-1963. Spot Counts: charts and tables (1941- 1946). 1 item.

Folder 10

Nicholson, Seth B. (Seth Barnes), 1891-1963. Spots: tables (1954). 1 item.

Folder 11

Nicholson, Seth B. (Seth Barnes), 1891-1963. Solar Rotation Formulae: manuscript [undated]. 1 item.

Folder 12

Nicholson, Seth B. (Seth Barnes), 1891-1963. Sun Spots near Equator: tables (1935). 1 item.

Box 3

Correspondence

Folder 1

Abetti, Giorgio, 1882-1982 (1950-1951). 3 items.

Folder 2

Adams, Charles H. (1948-1949). 3 items.

Folder 3

Aitken, Robert Grant, 1864-1951 (1949-1951). 8 items.

Folder 4

American University of Beirut (1951). 2 items.

Folder 5

Ashbrook, Joseph, d.1980 (1955). 2 items.

Folder 6

Beals, Carlyle Smith, 1899- (1951, Oct. 11). 1 item.

Folder 7

Biesecker, Earl B. (1951). 2 items.

Folder 8

Bowen, E. G. (1949, Jan. 10). 1 item.

Folder 9

Bowen, Ira Sprague, 1898-1973 (1946-1960). 17 items. Includes charts and graphs.

Folder 10

Boyer, Jacques (1955, Mar. 24). 1 item.

Folder 11

Bracewell, Ronald N. (Ronald Newbold), 1921-2007 (1963, Apr. 3). 1 item.

Folder 12

Cameron, Bob (1954, May 5). 1 item.

Folder 13

Church, Fred (1951). 3 items. Includes newspaper clipping.

Folder 14

Cunningham, Leland E. (1950-1953). 11 items. Includes items about Icarus and Jupiter’s moons.

Folder 15

Czaplicki, Helen S. (1962, Dec. 3). 1 item.

Folder 16

Dillon, Edward S. (1947). 2 items.

Folder 17

Einarsson, Sturla (1951-1954). 17 items.

Folder 18

Federer, Charles, 1909- (1951). 7 items. Includes newspaper clipping, sheet with negatives of sun spots, and telegram (1929).

Folder 19

George, Kenneth (1955, Mar. 16). 1 item.

Folder 20

Goldberg, Leo (1952). 2 items.

Folder 21

Graves, Vera (1950, Sep. 6). 1 item.

Folder 22

Herget, Paul, 1908- (1951-1955). 15 items. Includes notes.

Folder 23

Herrick, Samuel, 1911-1974 (1951-1955). 10 items. Includes notes.

Folder 24

Hix, Elsie (1949). 6 items.

Folder 25

Jackson, J. (John), 1887-1958 (1928-1931). 3 items.

Folder 26

Jacobsen, Theodor S. (1950). 2 items.

Folder 27

Jeffers, Hamilton Moore (1948, May 12). 1 item.

Folder 28

Kiepenheuer, K. O. (Karl Otto) (1951-1953). 3 items.

Folder 29

Kourganoff, V. (Vladimir), 1912- [1951]. 1 item.

Folder 30

Kroll, Clifton H. (1953, July 29). 1 item.

Folder 31

Luyten, Willem Jacob, 1899-1994 (1949-1954). 3 items.

Folder 32

Marsden, Brian G. (1962). 2 items.

Folder 33

Maxwell, A. (1950). 3 items.

Folder 34

Mayall, N. U. (Nicholas Ulrich), 1906-1993 (1952, Feb. 20). 1 item.

Folder 35

Minnaert, M. G. J. (Marcel Gilles Jozef), 1893-1970 (1951). 2 items.

Folder 36

Morgan, William, 1906- (1928, Apr. 12). 1 item.

Folder 37

Mumford, George S. (George Saltonstall), 1928- (1954, Nov. 17). 1 item.

Folder 38

Murchie, Guy, 1907- (1960). 2 items.

Folder 39

Murphy, James K. (1962). 4 items.

Folder 40

Musen, Peter, 1912- (1953, Dec. 18). 1 item.

Folder 41

Öhman, Yngve, 1903- (1949). 3 items.

Folder 42

Oort, Jan Hendrik (1953). 3 items.

Folder 43

Petrie, R. M. (1951). 2 items.

Folder 44

Pickering, William H. (William Henry), b. 1858 (1934). 6 items.

Folder 45

Rabe, Eugene K. (1951). 2 items.

Folder 46

Roemer, Elizabeth, 1929- (1958). 2 items. 47. Shapley, Harlow, 1885-1972 (1951). 2 items.

Folder 48

Stroud, W. G. (1949). 3 items.

Folder 49

Struve, Otto, 1897-1963 (1951, July 5). 1 item. Addressee: Officers of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. Copy.

Folder 50

Van Biesbroeck, George, 1880-1974 (1951-1954). 5 items.

Folder 51

Van de Kamp, Peter, 1901- (1951, Feb. 27). 1 item.

Folder 52

Vyssotsky, A. N. (Alexander N.), b. 1888 (1954). 2 items.

Folder 53

Waterman, Alan Tower, 1892-1967 (1953, Mar. 25). 1 item. Addressee: Astronomical Society of the Pacific. Copy.

Folder 54

Whipple, Fred L. (Fred Lawrence), 1906-2004 (1962). 2 items.

Folder 55

Whistler, Donald F. (1950-1952). 4 items.

Folder 56

Zwicky, F. (Fritz), 1898-1974 (1954, Dec. 17). 1 item.