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Contributing Institution: UC Santa Cruz::University Archives
Collection Number: UA.036.Ser.01
Description: This collection contains the correspondence of the Lick Observatory directors, faculty, and staff. It includes both incoming correspondence to the named author and copies of outgoing letters from the author. Content includes early planning of the construction and operation of ...
11042 search terms found:
...Lick Observatory...
...Lick Observatory Records: Correspondence...
...Lick Observatory Records: Series 1 Correspondence...
Contributing Institution: UC Irvine::Special Collections
Collection Number: MS.M.032
Description: This collection consists of photographs from the National Geographic Society – Palomar Observatory Sky Survey (NGS-POSS). From 1948 to 1958 astronomers at the California Institute of Technology's Palomar Observatory used a 48-inch Schmidt Telescope to create this sky survey, at ...
12 search terms found:
... Palomar Observatory...
...National Geographic Society, Palomar Observatory Sky Survey (NGS-POSS)...
...National Geographic Society, Palomar Observatory Sky Survey (NGS-POSS)...
Contributing Institution: California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
Collection Number: 10001-Media
Description: A collection of films showing the construction and operation of the 200-inch Hale Telescope at Palomar Observatory, Palomar Mountain, California. This instrument was the world's largest effective telescope for 45 years (1948-1993). The collection includes footage of the transportation, grinding ...
63 search terms found:
... Palomar Observatory motion pictures collection...
... Palomar Observatory motion pictures collection,...
...Finding Aid for the Palomar Observatory motion pictures collection 1935-1996,...
Contributing Institution: UC Berkeley::Bancroft Library
Collection Number: BANC PIC 19xx.221--PICLOCAL
Description: Interior and exterior views of Palomar Observatory and telescope, including an aerial view of the region.
Contributing Institution: UC Santa Cruz::University Archives
Collection Number: UA.036.Ser.07
Description: This collection contains photographic prints, negatives, and slides that document the history of the Lick Observatory from its inception through the early 2000s. The majority of the images record scientific activity and residential life at the Observatory throughout the late ...
764 search terms found:
...1970 63 3 Palomar Observatory, aerial view...
...1947 63 4 Palomar Observatory, 200-inch telescope...
...Lick Observatory...
Contributing Institution: UC Santa Cruz::University Archives
Collection Number: UA.036.Ser.06
Description: This collection contains glass negatives documenting the building and development of the Observatory and its community as well as astronomy.
630 search terms found:
...Lick Observatory...
...Lick Observatory...
...Lick Observatory Records: Glass negatives...
Contributing Institution: UC Santa Cruz::University Archives
Collection Number: UA.036.Ser.08
Description: This series contains biographical and historical information on James Lick and the Lick family, as well as realia, scrapbooks, diaries, and other historical materials from the construction and early operations of the Lick Observatory. Most of the materials in this ...
150 search terms found:
...Lick Observatory...
...Lick Observatory Records: Lick History...
...Lick Observatory Records: Series 8 Lick History...
Contributing Institution: UC Santa Cruz::University Archives
Collection Number: UA.036.Ser.05
Description: This collection contains both research materials and publication files from the Lick Observatory. Research materials document the work done by Lick astronomers, and contain research logs, reduction books, albums, various notes and charts, and drawings and photographs of astronomical objects. ...
85 search terms found:
...Lick Observatory...
...Lick Observatory Records: Series 5 Research and Publication files...
...Lick Observatory Records: Research and Publication files...
Contributing Institution: UC Santa Cruz::University Archives
Collection Number: UA.036.Ser.02
Description: This collection contains the business records of the Lick Observatory, including materials related to observatory operations on Mount Hamilton in the late 19th and 20th centuries. The main areas of the series include financial files, business correspondence, and materials related ...
127 search terms found:
...Lick Observatory...
...Lick Observatory Records: Business records...
...Lick Observatory Records: Series 2 Business records...
Contributing Institution: California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
Collection Number: Consult repository
Description: The Owens Valley Radio Observatory (OVRO) began operations in 1958 with the commissioning of two 90-foot radio telescopes built by Caltech. It was originally built to study radio galaxies, but is now used to look at the sun's magnetic field. ...
22 search terms found:
...Owens Valley Radio Observatory records...
...Owens Valley Radio Observatory records,...
...Guide to the Records of the Owens Valley Radio Observatory, 1956-1967...
Contributing Institution: Huntington Library::Manuscript Collections
Collection Number: mssMount Wilson optical shop
Description: This collection contains records of the Mount Wilson Observatory Optical Shop, relating to the operation of the department from 1911 to 1963 (bulk 1930-1947). The department was responsible for repairing and maintaining the Observatory's telescopes, as well as for observatories ...
35 search terms found:
...Mount Wilson Observatory Optical Shop Papers...
...Mount Wilson Observatory Optical Shop Papers...
...Mount Wilson Observatory Optical Shop Papers: Finding Aid...
Contributing Institution: UC Santa Cruz::University Archives
Collection Number: UA.036.Ser.04
Description: This series contains records relating to the eclipse expeditions of Lick Observatory staff, as well as the D.O. Mills Expedition to establish and operate a southern-sky observatory in Chile. Materials include correspondence, planning and financial documents, maps, reports, news clippings ...
65 search terms found:
...Lick Observatory...
...Lick Observatory Records: Expeditions...
...Lick Observatory Records: Series 4 Expeditions...
Contributing Institution: UC Santa Cruz::University Archives
Collection Number: UA.036.Ser.03
Description: This collection includes the professional files of the following directors of the Lick Observatory: Edward S. Holden, William Wallace Campbell, Robert G. Aitken, Albert E. Whitford, Robert P. Kraft, and George Herbig. Materials mostly include correspondence, as well as reports, ...
78 search terms found:
...Lick Observatory...
...Lick Observatory Records: Directors' files...
...Lick Observatory Records: Series 3 Directors' files...
Contributing Institution: UC Berkeley::Bancroft Library
Collection Number: BANC MSS 73/86 c FILMLOCAL
Description: History of the observatories; theoretical and instrumental development of astrophysics; history of California Institute of Technology; science and government, particularly with respect to the affairs of the National Academy of Sciences and the National Research Council; affairs of the scientific ...
Contributing Institution: California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
Collection Number: 10142-MS
Description: George Ellery Hale (1868–1938) was an influential astrophysicist and science administrator. This collection of Hale's scientific, professional, and personal papers documents his roles in inventing the spectrohelioscope; promoting international cooperation among scientists; and founding major observatories, as well as the ...
46 search terms found:
...to request permission. Astronomical observatories Spectrohelioscope Astrophysics...
...of the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories, established in 1948, was...
...Yerkes, Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories. In 1904, Hale became director of...
Contributing Institution: Huntington Library::Photo Archives Collections
Collection Number: photCL COPC
Description: A collection of photographs and audiovisual materials chiefly related to Mount Wilson Observatory, Los Angeles County, California, and 20th-century astronomical research.
71 search terms found:
...Mount Wilson Observatory Photographs and Audiovisual Materials...
...Mount Wilson Observatory Photographs and Audiovisual Materials photCL COPC...
...Mount Wilson Observatory photographs and audiovisual materials...
Contributing Institution: Claremont Colleges::Honnold/Mudd Library
Collection Number: h2008.3
Description: The Frank P. Brackett collection include his manuscript for Granite and Sagebrush and the History of Pomona Valley; documents about the Belgium Relief Fund; his students' papers, tests, and homework with the syllabi for the classes he taught at Pomona ...
18 search terms found:
...Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories. astronomy catalogs...
...Bureau. (Los Angeles, Calif. ) Brackett Observatory (Pomona College, Calif. )...
...5 46 Cloud photographs, Undated 5 47 Palomar Mountain and Mount Wilson, Undated...
Contributing Institution: Huntington Library::Manuscript Collections
Collection Number: mssBaade papers
Description: The collection consists of research files and notes related to the study of supernovae, RR Lyrae stars, star populations, galaxies (including the Andromeda Galaxy), and various novae by German-born astronomer Wilhelm Heinrich Walter Baade (1893-1960), who joined the staff ...
29 search terms found:
...at the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories who aided in this were Henrietta...
...attic of the Mt. Wilson and Palomar Observatories office building. Her labels...
...at the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories who aided in this were Henrietta...
Contributing Institution: Huntington Library::Manuscript Collections
Collection Number: mssHumason papers
Description: This collection consists primarily of the correspondence, dated 1948 to 1952, of Milton La Salle Humason (1891-1972), a staff astronomer for the Mount Wilson [& Palomar] Observatories, known chiefly for his collaboration with Edwin P. Hubble in the field of ...
37 search terms found:
...astronomer for the Mount Wilson [& Palomar] Observatories, known chiefly for his...
...astronomer for the Mount Wilson [& Palomar] Observatories, known chiefly for his...
...for the Mount Wilson [& Palomar] Observatories. There are occasional personal...
Contributing Institution: California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
Collection Number: Consult repository
Description: These papers document the career of astronomer John A. Anderson. The bulk of the documentation is in the form of correspondence, calculations, drawings, and photos. They relate chiefly to Palomar Observatory and Anderson's work on the instrument and optical design ...
18 search terms found:
...International Education Board Palomar Observatory--Administration Rockefeller...
...photos. They relate chiefly to Palomar Observatory and Anderson's work on the...
...photos. They relate chiefly to Palomar Observatory and Anderson's work on the...
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