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Osterbrock (Donald E.) Papers
UA.40  
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Description
This collection contains Dr. Donald E. Osterbrock's activities as astronomer and science writer, director of the Lick Observatory, and Professor Emeritus of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Background
Donald E. Osterbrock (1924-2007) was the director of Lick Observatory on Mount Hamilton in California, an astronomer, and historian of science. Osterbrock studied the birth of stars and luminous clouds of gas at the core of galaxies outside the Milky Way known as gaseous nebulae.
Extent
79 Linear Feet 137 archives boxes, 2 cartons
Restrictions
Property rights for this collection reside with the University of California. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. The publication or use of any work protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use for research or educational purposes requires written permission from the copyright owner. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user. For more information on copyright or to order a reproduction, please visit guides.library.ucsc.edu/speccoll/reproduction-publication.
Availability
Collection open for research.