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Correspondence 1950-1986

Arrangement

Materials in this series are arranged alphabetically by last name of correspondent.

Scope and Contents

This series contains Vasilevskis's professional correspondence during his career at the Lick Observatory, and also includes reports, grant proposals, and some subject files.
Box 1, Folder 1

Abt, Helmut 1960

Box 1, Folder 2

American Astronomical Society (AAS) 1975-1988

Box 1, Folder 3

Astronomical Journal 1954-1974

Box 1, Folder 4

Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) 1956-1961

Box 1, Folder 5

Atkinson, R. d'E. 1969

Box 1, Folder 6

A - miscellaneous 1956-1977

Box 1, Folder 7

Babcock, Horace W. 1966-1972

Box 1, Folder 8

Baldwin, Ralph B. 1957

Box 1, Folder 9

Baum, William 1965-1973

Box 1, Folder 10

Berkeley Astronomy Department 1962

Box 1, Folder 11

Bertola, F. 1963

Box 1, Folder 12

Blaauw, Adriaan 1957-1987

Box 1, Folder 13

Bolton, John G. 1967

Box 1, Folder 14

Bradner, Hugh 1957-1959

Box 1, Folder 15

B - miscellaneous 1965-1973

Box 1, Folder 16

Brouwer, Dirk 1954-1966

Box 1, Folder 17

California Institute of Technology 1973

Box 1, Folder 18

Chambers, Robert 1962

Box 1, Folder 19

Clube, Victor 1971-1973

Box 1, Folder 20

Computer Center, Berkeley 1961-1963

Box 1, Folder 21

Computer Center, UCSC 1970-1075

Box 1, Folder 22

Cudworth, Kyle 1966-1979

Box 1, Folder 23

Cunningham, Leland E. 1950-1952

Box 1, Folder 24

C - miscellaneous 1956-1962

Box 1, Folder 25

Deutsch, A.N. 1963-1977

Box 1, Folder 26

DeVegt, Chr. 1969-1972

Box 1, Folder 27

DeVorkin, David 1965-1978

Box 1, Folder 28

Dicke, Robert H. 1971-1972

Box 1, Folder 29

Dieckvoss, W. 1967-1971

Box 1, Folder 30

Dunham, David 1963-1969

Box 1, Folder 31

D - miscellaneous 1964-1976

Box 1, Folder 32

Eggen, Olin J. 1961

Box 1, Folder 33

Eichhorn-von Wurmb 1958-1974

Box 1, Folder 34

E - miscellaneous 1963-1965

Box 1, Folder 35

Frederick, Lawrence W. 1968-1969

Box 1, Folder 36

Fricke, Walter 1975-1986

Box 1, Folder 37

F - miscellaneous 1954-1979

Box 1, Folder 38

Giclas, Henry L. 1958-1973

Box 1, Folder 39

Goodman, Joel W. 1963

Box 1, Folder 40

Goodwin, Norton 1963-1965

Box 1, Folder 41

Greenstein, Jesse 1962-1971

Box 1, Folder 42

G - miscellaneous 1963-1972

Box 1, Folder 43

Habing, H.J. 1974

Box 1, Folder 44

Hanson, Robert 1970-1977

Box 1, Folder 45

Haro, Guillermo 1963-1970

Box 1, Folder 46

Heckmann, Otto 1957-1961

Box 1, Folder 47

Herget, Paul 1956-1970

Box 1, Folder 48

Herrick, Samuel 1968-1969

Box 1, Folder 49

Hiltner, W.A. 1962-1969

Box 1, Folder 50

Hipparcos 1981-1982

Box 1, Folder 51

Hoag, Arthur A. 1969-1977

Box 1, Folder 52

Holden, Frank 1974-1995

Box 1, Folder 53

Hopmann 1951-1954

Box 1, Folder 54

H - miscellaneous 1958-1962

Box 1, Folder 55

I - miscellaneous 1968

Box 1, Folder 56

Jeffers, Bobbe 1977

Box 1, Folder 57

Jones, Burton 1969-1986

Box 1, Folder 58

Junipero Serra 1974

Box 1, Folder 59

J - miscellaneous 1958-1965

Box 1, Folder 60

Kamper, Karl W 1969-1979

Box 1, Folder 61

Kinman, Thomas 1969-1971

Box 1, Folder 62

Klemola, Arnold 1963-1969

Box 1, Folder 63

Kron, Gerald E. and Katherine G. 1966-1969

Box 1, Folder 64

K - miscellaneous 1962-1969

Box 1, Folder 65

LaCroute, P. 1961-1972

Box 1, Folder 66

Leiden Appointment 1975-1976

Box 1, Folder 67

Lynds, Beverly T. 1963-1968

Box 1, Folder 68-70

Luyten, William J. 1960-1981

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence regarding Lick proper motor studies of Hyades.
Box 1, Folder 71

L - miscellaneous 1961-1968

Box 1, Folder 73

Mayall, Nicholas 1959-1985

Box 1, Folder 72

McNamara, Bernard 1972-1975

Box 1, Folder 74

Meridian Circle 1958

Box 1, Folder 75

Miczaika, G.R. 1954-1957

Box 1, Folder 76

Mikesell, Alfred H. 1972

Box 1, Folder 77

Morgan, W.W. 1962

Box 1, Folder 78

Murray, C.A. 1964

Box 1, Folder 79

M - miscellaneous 1970-1973

Box 1, Folder 80

Nassau, J.J. 1955-1956

Box 1, Folder 81

NASA 1973-1974

Box 1, Folder 82

National Science Foundation (NSF) 1957-1973

Box 1, Folder 83

N - miscellaneous 1963-1970

Box 1, Folder 84

O - miscellaneous 1961-1974

Box 1, Folder 85-86

Office of Naval Research (ONR) 1959-1963

Scope and Contents

Includes contract for M-type dwarf stars (Bidelman).
Box 2, Folder 1

Polozencev, D.D. 1967

Box 2, Folder 2

Popper, Daniel M. 1963-1964

Box 2, Folder 3

P-Q - miscellaneous 1963-1972

Box 2, Folder 4

Ray, Richard G. 1958-1960

Box 2, Folder 5

Royal Astronomical Society 1954-1970

Box 2, Folder 6

Rudkjobing, Mogens 1956

Box 2, Folder 7

R - miscellaneous 1956-1972

Box 2, Folder 8-9

Sanders, Walter 1966-1973

Box 2, Folder 10-12

Shane, C.D. and Mary 1952-1987

Box 2, Folder 13

Shane, Whitney 1975

Box 2, Folder 14

Sky and Telescope 1962, 1966

Box 2, Folder 15

Smak, Jozef 1975-1976

Box 2, Folder 16

Strand, K. Aa. 1953-1974

Box 2, Folder 17

Struve, Otto 1952

Box 2, Folder 18

Sutton, John 1968-1969

Box 2, Folder 19

S - miscellaneous 1954-1968

Box 2, Folder 20

Travel 1962-1971

Box 2, Folder 21

T - miscellaneous 1962-1965

Box 2, Folder 22

UCSC, articles about 1977-1979

Box 2, Folder 23

UCSC Science Library 1984

Box 2, Folder 24

UCSC Senate 1969-1975

Box 2, Folder 25

University of California 1973-1985

Box 2, Folder 26

U.C. Astronomy (statewide) 1961-1968

Box 2, Folder 27

Upgren, Arthur 1972-1973

Box 2, Folder 28

U - miscellaneous 1971

Box 2, Folder 29-31

Van Altena, William 1965-1974

Box 2, Folder 32

Van Biesbroeck, G. 1964-1965

Box 2, Folder 33

Van de Kamp, Peter 1964-1974

Box 2, Folder 34

Van der Laan, Harry 1976-1983

Box 2, Folder 35

Van Leeuwen, Floor 1976-1979

Box 2, Folder 36

Venezuela Observatory 1974

Box 2, Folder 37

V - miscellaneous 1950-1972

Box 2, Folder 38

Wagman, N.E. 1954-1967

Box 2, Folder 39

Walker, Merle 1962

Box 2, Folder 40

Walker, R.L. Sr. 1969-1974

Box 2, Folder 41

Wallerstein, George 1966

Box 2, Folder 42

Watts, C.B. 1956

Box 2, Folder 43

Weitbrecht, Robert 1968-1978

Box 2, Folder 44

West, Frederick R. 1966

Box 2, Folder 45

Whitford, Albert E. 1965-1966

Box 2, Folder 46

Wickes, William C. 1972

Box 2, Folder 47

Wilson, Albert G. 1950-1955

Box 2, Folder 48

Wood, Harley 1959-1973

Box 2, Folder 49

W - miscellaneous 1965-1974

Box 2, Folder 50

XYZ 1987

Box 2, Folder 51

Zorn, C.J. 1974

Box 2, Folder 52

Z - miscellaneous 1955-1980

 

International Astronomical Union (IAU) 1954-1985

Scope and Contents

This series contains materials regarding Vasilevskis's involvement in the International Astronomical Union, and specifically in the IAU Commission 24 on astrometry. Included are conference programs, correspondence, reports, conference papers and abstracts, memorabilia, membership information, committee documentation, and meeting notes.
 

IAU Commission 24

Box 2, Folder 53

Reports of Hamburg meetings 1964

Box 2, Folder 54

XIII Prague reports and correspondence 1967

Box 2, Folder 55

XIV Brighton reports and correspondence 1969-1970

Box 2, Folder 56

Circular Letters and Responses 1970-1973

Box 2, Folder 57-58

General Correspondence 1970-1988

Box 2, Folder 59

Membership 1970-1973

Box 2, Folder 60

Correspondence with other committees 1971-1972

Box 2, Folder 61

Executive Committee 1971-1973

Box 2, Folder 62

Organizing Committee 1971-1973

Box 2, Folder 63-64

Reports 1972-1979

Box 2, Folder 65

Ballots 1973

Box 3, Folder 1-2

IAU XI Berkeley 1961

Box 3, Folder 3

IAU XII Hamburg 1964

Box 3, Folder 4-6

IAU XIII Prague 1967

Box 3, Folder 7-8

IAU XIV Brighton 1970

Box 3, Folder 9

IAU 17th meeting - Montreal 1979

Box 3, Folder 10

IAU Correspondence 1954-1967

Box 3, Folder 11

IAU Symposium #27 1965

Box 3, Folder 12

IAU Colloquium No. 9 (Constants) - Heidelberg 1970

Box 3, Folder 13

Report - IAU Colloquium #7 1970

Box 3, Folder 14

Joint Meeting on RR Lyrae Stars 1970

Box 3, Folder 15

IAU Symposium #54 - Geneva 1972

Box 3, Folder 16-17

IAU Symposium #61 - Perth 1973

Box 3, Folder 18

IAU General - Australia 1973

Box 3, Folder 19

IAU - Travel 1973

Box 3, Folder 20

IAU miscellaneous programs 1985

 

Research 1944-1977 and undated

Scope and Contents

This series includes materials from the various programs in which Vasilevskis was involved at the Lick Observatory, both completed and suspended. Documents include reports, collected subject files, correspondence, and various research data including calculations and notes.
 

Programs - Completed 1969-1977

Box 3, Folder 21

Supporting information - Proper motion program 1969

Box 3, Folder 22

On Correction to Precession from Proper Motions Referred to Galaxies 1970-1971

Box 3, Folder 23

Trigon. Parallaxes, LOP 22, P 4x5 1974-1975

Box 3, Folder 24

Jeffers-Vasilevskis paper 1977

Box 3, Folder 25

Articles, papers undated

Box 3, Folder 26

Occasional Programs undated

 

Programs - Suspended 1949-1973

Box 3, Folder 27

Distortion on Schmidt plates 1949

Box 3, Folder 28

Asteroids and Comets 1961-1973

Box 3, Folder 29

OE 1968

Box 3, Folder 30

Eclipse - Site 1970 March 7

Box 3, Folder 31

Eclipse - Correspondence 1970 March 7

Box 3, Folder 32

Eclipse - Eclipse Data 1970 March 7

Box 3, Folder 33

Eclipse - Eclipse Field 1970 March 7

Box 3, Folder 34

Eclipse - Check Fields 1970 March 7

Box 3, Folder 35

Eclipse - Telescope - Optical 1970 March 7

Box 4, Folder 1

Eclipse - Telescope - Sectors 1970 March 7

Box 4, Folder 2

Eclipse - Photography 1970 March 7

Box 4, Folder 3

Eclipse - Einstein Effects (REF) 1970 March 7

Box 4, Folder 4

Eclipse - Reduction 1970 March 7

Box 4, Folder 5

Stellar Proper Motions with Reference to Galaxies (Vistas in Astronomy) 1971

Box 4, Folder 6

On Determination of Precession from Stellar Proper Motions (A.J.) 1971-1973

Box 4, Folder 7

Computer Control of the Lick-Gaertner Automatic Measuring System undated

Box 4, Folder 8

Higher order (?), distortion undated

Box 4, Folder 9

Open Clusters undated

Box 4, Folder 10

PM to Galaxies (Not with 20-inch) undated

Box 4, Folder 11

Precession 1900-20000 undated

Box 4, Folder 12

Scales undated

Box 4, Folder 13

S.V. - Scheme for the Solution of Normal Equations on the Calculating Machine undated

Box 4, Folder 14

Tables undated

Box 4, Folder 15

Vasilevskis measurements for Luyten file undated

Box 6-7

Research notes 1944 and undated

Scope and Contents

Includes calculations, charts, and other research materials, possibly from Vasilevskis's early research as a student or in his early career. Also includes a set of unidentified note cards with numerical notations.
 

Teaching and lectures 1957-1973

Box 4, Folder 16

Teaching: Seminar at Berkeley 1961-1963

Box 4, Folder 17

Teaching: UCLA 1963 December

Box 4, Folder 18

Teaching: Natural Sciences 1 1965-1966

Box 4, Folder 19

Teaching: General Information 1968-1976

Box 4, Folder 20

Astronomy 110A 1969

Box 4, Folder 21

Teaching: Man and the Cosmos (Crown 144T) 1969

Box 4, Folder 22

Teaching: Orientation Course 1970

Box 4, Folder 23

Untitled 1970

Box 4, Folder 24

Untitled 1971-1973

Box 4, Folder 25

Teaching: Celestial Mechanics undated

Box 4, Folder 26

Teaching: Astrometry undated

Box 4, Folder 27

Lectures: Amateur Societies 1957

Box 4, Folder 28

Lectures: For Teachers, Berkeley 1958

Box 4, Folder 29

Lectures: Vasilevskis circa 1958-1959

Box 4, Folder 30

Lectures: Morrisson 1961-1967

Box 4, Folder 31

Lectures: TV - Mapping the Moon 1963

Box 4, Folder 32

Inaugural Lecture undated

Box 4, Folder 33

Lectures: Miscellaneous undated

 

Conferences 1953-1974

Scope and Contents

This series contains documents from conferences that Vasilevskis attended, including meetings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the American Astronomical Society (AAS), and various astrometric conferences. Materials include conference schedules and brochures, submitted and collected papers and abstracts, observing data and other research, and notes.
Box 4, Folder 34

Evanston Astrometric Conference 1953

Box 4, Folder 35

Conference on the Cosmic Distance Scale 1956

Box 4, Folder 36

Photogrammetry Symposium 1958 December 29

Box 4, Folder 37

Cincinnati Astrometric Conference 1959

Box 4, Folder 38

LaPlata Meridian Astronomy 1961

Box 4, Folder 39

AAS Yale 1962

Box 4, Folder 40

3D Astrometric Conference 1966

Box 4, Folder 41

128th AAS: Austin 1968 December

Box 4, Folder 42

Florida Conference - Astronomy 1968

Box 4, Folder 43

Charlottesville (IV) Astrometric Conference 1969

Box 4, Folder 44

Minneapolis Symposium on Proper Motion Program 1970

Box 4, Folder 45

Reference Coordinate Systems, Warsaw 1974

 

Lick Observatory 1956-1985

Scope and Contents

This series contains various materials from Vasilevskis's career at Lick Observatory, including correspondence, memos, reports, information on the Brief Account of the Lick Observatory publications, and some building plans.
Box 4, Folder 46

Annual reports 1956-1974

Box 4, Folder 47

Memos, reports 1957-1985

Box 5, Folder 1

Staff positions, directors' memos 1959-1966

Box 5, Folder 2

Booklet (Brief Account) 1960

Box 5, Folder 3

Staff positions, meetings, directors' memos 1967-1978

Box 5, Folder 4

Astrometric Program Successor 1973-1974

Box 5, Folder 5

Buildings undated

 

Kitt Peak Observatory 1962-1971

Scope and Contents

This series contains materials from Vasilevskis's time as consultant at the Kitt Peak Observatory in Arizona, including documentation from a colloquium on the Lick Observatory proper motion program in Tucson in 1971, and architectural plans and reports on the 150-inch telescope instrumentation at Kitt Peak.
Box 5, Folder 6

84-inch Telescope 1962

Box 5, Folder 7

Consulting 1969-1971

Box 5, Folder 8-15

Biography and bibliography 1943-1989

Scope and Contents

This series contains personal and biographical information on Vasilevskis, including materials from his 80th birthday dinner, a press release announcing an asteroid named after him in 1977, and obituaries, as well as bibliographies from 1943-1974 and reprints of his publications.