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Astronomy -- Study and teaching -- United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Records:

Letter to Alexander Ramsay

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: MS P689
Overview At the time of this letter, Mark W. Harrington (1848-1926) was director of the Detroit (Michigan) Observatory where he worked on meteorology and astronomical research. He responded to a request of Alexander Ramsay (1822-1909), an editor, that he was agreeable to an exchange of issues of his own newly founded The American Meteorological Journal for meteorological and geographical issues of Ramsay's The Scientific Roll and Magazine of...
Dates: March 11, 1884

Personal papers of N. Wyman Storer

Call Number: PP 137

This collection consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence, a copy of Storer's manuscript "Understanding Physical Science," and a copy of Origins of the Solar System written by Robert R. Reed. The bulk of the collection is Storer's typescript manuscript with handwritten corrections and additions.

Dates: 1935 - 1970

Personal papers of Robert J. Friauf

Call Number: PP 387

Friauf taught Physics and Astronomy at the University of Kansas from 1953-1994. This collection contains information about University Governance and Committees, as well as information about the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Dates: 1953 - 1994

Personal papers of Stephen J. Shawl

Call Number: PP 484

Stephen J. Shawl was appointed Assistant Professor of Astronomy and Physics at the University of Kansas in 1972. His research interests have focused on globular cluster dust and optical observational astronomy. This collection includes records related to classes Shawl taught, professional correspondence, and records generally related to Shawl's career at the University of Kansas and his work in professional organizations.

Dates: 1930s-2009