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1Title:  Bulletin - American Astronomical Society   
 Creator:  American Astronomical Society | American Institute of Physics 
 Publication:  American Institute of Physics], New York, 1969- 
 Extent:  v. illus. 27 cm. 
 Subjects:  Astronomy -- Societies | American Astronomical Society

 
Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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2Title:  American Astronomical Society Historical Astronomy Division records of Chairman Thomas R. Williams, 1979-2005   
 Creator:  American Astronomical Society Historical Astronomy Division. | Williams, Thomas R. (Thomas Roger) 
 Notes:  Records from Thomas R. Williams's time as Chairman of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) Historical Astronomy Division (HAD) from 2003-2005 includes annual reports, meeting minutes, proposed changes to HAD bylaws, meetings attended and obituaries written for the Bulletin of the AAS. 
 Extent:  0.5 (1 
 Subjects:  Williams, Thomas R. -- (Thomas Roger) | American Astronomical Society | American Astronomical Society. -- Historical Astronomy Division | Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society | Annual reports | Bylaws | Minutes | Obituaries

 
Collection:  American Institute of Physics 
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3Title:  The Astronomical journal   
 Creator:  American Institute of Physics | American Astronomical Society 
 Publication:  American Institute of Physics, Woodbury, N.Y., etc.],  
 Notes:  The Centennial issue, vol. 525 no. 1C of Astrophysical journal, consists of selected fundamental papers published during 1999 in Astronomical journal and in Astrophysical journal. 
 Extent:  v. ill. 27-30 cm. 
 Subjects:  Astronomy -- Periodicals

 
Collection:  Linda Hall Library 
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4Title:  Bulletin - American Astronomical Society   
 Creator:  American Astronomical Society | American Institute of Physics 
 Publication:  American Institute of Physics], New York, 1969- 
 Notes:  No.1 of each volume includes a collection of Annual reports for approximately 40 US observatories. 
 Extent:  v. ill. 27 cm. 
 Subjects:  American Astronomical Society

 
Collection:  Linda Hall Library 
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5Title:  American Astronomical Society Education Office records, 1959-1984   
 Creator:  American Astronomical Society Education Office. 
 Notes:  The records of the Education Office documents programs relating to astronomy education in high schools and colleges, teacher resource programs, and the Visiting Professor Program. Collection is primarily of records documenting the Visiting Professor Program (1962-1973) renamed the Harlow Shapley Visiting Lectureship in Astronomy program (1974-1984); includes individual files for each participant in the program arranged alphabetically within the year of participation. Also included are files of Correspondence; Education Committee and other committee meeting files; subject files; and four volumes listing American Astronomical Society astronomers willing to act as consultants to the Earth Science Curriculum Project, a summer institute for science teachers held in 1970. 
 Extent:  18 (18 
 Subjects:  American Astronomical Society | Harlow Shapley Visiting Lectureships in Astronomy | American Astronomical Society. -- Education Office | Astronomy -- Societies, etc | Astronomy -- Study and teaching

 
Collection:  American Institute of Physics 
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6Title:  American Astronomical Society Office of the Treasurer records of Frank K. Edmondson, 1898-1979   
 Creator:  American Astronomical Society Office of the Treasurer. | Burns, Kevin, 1881-1958 | Edmondson, Frank K. (Frank Kelley), 1912- | Jordan, Frank Craig, 1865-1941 
 Notes:  Reflects tenure of Frank K. Edmondson as treasurer of the American Astronomical Society from 1954 to 1975, but also includes the records of past treasurers Frank C. Jordan (1932-1941), Keivin Burns (1941-1946), and Jason J. Nassau (1946-1954). These were accrued by Edmondson in his duties as treasurer, and consist primarily of financial and membership records. Includes financial reports, investment reports and documentation, membership lists and member correspondence, subscription payments by members and financial reports of AAS publications, National Science Foundation grant administration, and material related to the funding of visiting professors programs. Also contains meeting materials, including executive council minutes; materials reflecting all AAS programs and activities; correspondence with AIP on the relationship between the two organizations; materials on the Astronomical Journal, Astrophysical Journal, and the Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society; photographs; awards; Scientific Manpower Commission. 
 Extent:  26 (52 
 Subjects:  American Astronomical Society. -- Administration | American Astronomical Society -- Finance | American Institute of Physics | National Science Foundation (U.S.) | Scientific Manpower Commission | American Astronomical Society. Office of the Treasurer | Astronomical Journal | Astrophysical journal | Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society | Astronomy -- Societies, etc | Harlow Shapley Visiting Lectureships in Astronomy

 
Collection:  American Institute of Physics 
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7Title:  Oral history interview with Peter Bradford Boyce, 1996 December 4 and 1997 February 19   
 Creator:  Boyce, Peter B. | DeVorkin, David H., 1944- 
 Notes:  Advance notice of two business days required to use audio or video tapes. Interview was conducted on 4 December 1996 and 19 February 1997 by David DeVorkin. Includes table of contents. This interview is part of a small program to document the recent history of the American Astronomical Society (AAS). These interviews were used as background studies to help authors of chapters of the centennial history volume of the Society research and organize documentary materials. The volume to be published in 1999. Peter Boyce discusses: obtaining position as American Astronomical Society (AAS) executive officer (1979-1997); starting up the newsletter, travel grants, research grants, moving the executive office to Washington, DC; computerizing the AAS; increasing interaction with Congress; support of statistical research; astronomy education; fundraising and budget; increasing membership; possible merger of AAS and Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP); Carl Sagan and Robert Kirshner Congressional briefings; and his interactions with Ivan King, Dave Heeschen, Art Code, Maarten Schmidt, Bernie Burke, Andrea Dupree, John Bahcall, Don Osterbrock, Arlo Landolt, Harold Weaver, Margaret Burbidge, Hank Gurin, Jarus Quinn, and Don Wells. 
 Extent:  72 
 Subjects:  Bahcall, John N | Boyce, Peter B | Burbidge, E. Margaret | Burke, Bernard F., -- 1928- | Code, Arthur D | Dupree, Andrea K | Heeschen, David S | King, Ivan R | Kirshner, Robert P., -- 1949- | Landolt, Arlo U. -- (Arlo Udell), -- 1935- | Osterbrock, Donald E | Quinn, Jarus W | Sagan, Carl, -- 1934-1996 | Schmidt, Maarten | Weaver, Harold F | Wells, Donald Carson | American Astronomical Society | American Astronomical Society -- History | American Astronomical Society -- Congresses | Astronomical Society of the Pacific | Astronomy -- Administration | Astronomy -- Societies, etc | Oral histories | Interviews | Transcripts

 
Collection:  American Institute of Physics 
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8Title:  [Minor publications pertaining to meetings held at Yale University]   
 Creator:  American Astronomical Society | Yale University 
 Extent:  v. ; 30 cm. 
 Subjects:  American Astronomical Society

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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9Title:  American Astronomical Society Historical Astronomy Division addition to the records of the Secretary/Treasurer, 1974-2000   
 Creator:  American Astronomical Society Historical Astronomy Division. | DeVorkin, David H., 1944- | Gingerich, Owen. 
 Notes:  This addition contains general information about the American Astronomical Society Historical Astronomy Division, including correspondence, rules and by-laws, reports, meeting notes and agendas, and membershipt listings. The records also include several folders pertaining to the LeRoy E. Doggett Prize for Historical Astronomy, as well as a folder of correspondence and biographical information from Owen Gingerich. 
 Extent:  1.0 (1 
 Subjects:  American Astronomical Society. -- Historical Astronomy Division | Astronomy -- History | Astronomy -- Societies, etc | Astrophysics -- History | Astrophysics -- Societies, etc

 
Collection:  American Institute of Physics 
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10Title:  Publications of the American Astronomical Society   
 Creator:  American Astronomical Society | David H. DeVorkin Collection (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) 
 Publication:  The Society, Washington, D.C.?], 1918-1946. 
 Notes:  "The Northfield News, printers, Northfield, Minnesota"--Verso of t.p., v. 3. Vol. 3 includes the Society's constitution, by-laws, and list of members. 
 Extent:  v., leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; 27 cm. 
 Subjects:  American Astronomical Society | Astronomy -- Periodicals | Astrophysics -- Periodicals

 
Collection:  Smithsonian Institution 
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11Title:  Publications - Astronomical and Astrophysical Society of America   
 Creator:  American Astronomical Society 
 Publication:  Astronomical and Astrophysical Society of America, Ann Arbor, Mich,  
 Subjects:  Astronomy -- Periodicals | Astrophysics -- Periodicals | Halley's comet

 
Collection:  Linda Hall Library 
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12Title:  Oral history interview with Arlo Udell Landolt, 1996 October 31   
 Creator:  Landolt, Arlo U. (Arlo Udell), 1935- | DeVorkin, David H., 1944- 
 Notes:  Advance notice of two business days required to use audio or video tapes. Interview was conducted by David DeVorkin on 31 October 1996. Includes table of contents. This interview is part of a small program to document the recent history of the American Astronomical Society (AAS). These interviews were used as background studies to help authors of chapters of the centennial history volume of the Society research and organize documentary materials. The volume to be published in 1999. 
 Extent:  1 
 Subjects:  American Astronomical Society -- History | American Astronomical Society -- Congresses | Sound recordings | Oral histories | Interviews | Transcripts

 
Collection:  American Institute of Physics 
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13Title:  On the origins of the American Astronomical Society, 1974   
 Creator:  Berendzen, Richard. 
 Notes:  Forms part of the Niels Bohr Library Institutional Histories Collection. A paper adopted from the lead address given by Berendzen at the 143rd meeting of the American Astronomical Society in recognition of the 75th anniversary of the organization in August 1974. Included also are photocopies of many of the reference materials used in the address. 
 Extent:  20 
 Subjects:  American Astronomical Society -- History | Astronomy | Institutional History

 
Collection:  American Institute of Physics 
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14Title:  Selected presentations from the AAS centennial meeting 1999 May 30-June 3   
 Creator:  American Astronomical Society Meeting(1999: Chicago, Ill.) | Baars, J. W. M. (Jacob W. M.) | Bahcall, John N. | Burbidge, E. Margaret. | DeVorkin, David H., 1944- | Dupree, Andrea K. | Edmondson, Frank K. (Frank Kelley), 1912- | American Astronomical Society 
 Notes:  Forms part of the Niels Bohr Library Miscellaneous Tape Collection. Advance notice of two business days required to use audio or video tapes. Recordings of three of the 104 sessions of the 194th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society which was a celebration of its Centennial. The selected sessions include: (A) Session 2,"Beyond the Observatory: Reflections on the Centennial" by David H. DeVorkin, an overview of the origins and development of the society; (B) Session 60, "My Most Memorable AAS Meeting," by F. K. Edmondson, J. W. M, Baars, C R. O'Dell, D. K. Duncan, and E. M. Burbridge; (C) Session 95, "The Future of the AAS (and of Astronomy)" by J. N. Bahcall, S. Wolff, and A. K. Dupree. 
 Extent:  3 cassette tapes (4 hours); 
 Subjects:  American Astronomical Society -- Centennial celebrations, etc | Astronomical observatories | Astronomy -- Societies, etc | Astronomy -- Congresses | Women in science | Sound recordings

 
Collection:  American Institute of Physics 
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15Title:  Publications of the American Astronomical Society   
 Creator:  American Astronomical Society 
 Publication:  The Society, S.l.], 1918-1946 
 Extent:  v. : ill. ; 27 cm. 
 Subjects:  Astronomy -- Periodicals | Astrophysics -- Periodicals

 
Collection:  Linda Hall Library 
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16Title:  Papers appearing in The Astronomical Journal and The Astrophysical Journal presenting research ultimately recognized by the awarding of the 2011 Nobel Prize in physics, 2011 December 1   
 Creator:  American Astronomical Society | Perlmutter, Saul | Riess, Adam G. | Schmidt, Brian 
 Notes:  Forms part of the American Institute of Physics' Niels Bohr Library & Archives Miscellaneous Physics Collection. A signed commemorative reprint of 2 papers that appeared in The Astronomical Journal and The Astrophysical Journal by were written by the 2011 Nobel Prize recipients, Adam Riess, Saul Perlmutter, and Brian P. Schmidt on the accelerating expansion of the universe through observations of distant supernovae. 
 Extent:  1 (53 
 Subjects:  American Astronomical Society | Astrophysical journal | Expanding universe

 
Collection:  American Institute of Physics 
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17Title:  American Astronomical Society: Division on Dynamical Astronomy addition to records, 1967-2004   
 Creator:  American Astronomical Society Division on Dynamical Astronomy. 
 Notes:  Contains meeting materials from the Seminar in Celestial Mechanics, the precursor to the Division on Dynamical Astronomy (DDA), from the years leading up the formation of the DDA. Also includes various files on nominees for the AAS Dirk Brouwer Award. 
 Extent:  0.25 (1 
 Subjects:  American Astronomical Society | Astronomy -- Societies, etc | Celestial mechanics -- Congresses | Dirk Brouwer Award | Physics -- Congresses | Physics -- Societies, etc

 
Collection:  American Institute of Physics 
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18Title:  American Astronomical Society Division on Dynamical Astronomy records, 1969-2000   
 Creator:  American Astronomical Society Division on Dynamical Astronomy. 
 Notes:  Collection is unprocessed. This collection contains founding documents of the division, bylaws, correspondence, minutes, newsletters, Brouwer Award materials, meeting programs and organizational materials. Includes files from various AAS DDA secretaries, including Alan Fiala, as well as Ray Duncombe's speech on the founding of the DDA. Also includes photographs, electronic files from web pages, and audio recordings of speeches and early meetings of the DDA. 
 Extent:  5 (5 
 Subjects:  Duncombe, Raynor L | Fiala, Alan | American Astronomical Society | American Astronomical Society. Division on Dynamical Astronomy | Astronomy -- Societies, etc | Dirk Brouwer Award | Physics -- Congresses | Physics -- Societies, etc | Sound recordings | Bylaws | Photographs

 
Collection:  American Institute of Physics 
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19Title:  American Astronomical Society Office of the Secretary records of Arlo Landolt, 1961-2001   
 Creator:  American Astronomical Society Office of the Secretary. | Landolt, Arlo U. (Arlo Udell), 1935- 
 Notes:  This collection consists of the chronological files of Arlo Landolt, who was the Secretary of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) from 1980 to 1989 and 1995 to 2004. The records include general office files, AAS committee files and correspondence, and Landolt's correspondence. 
 Extent:  32 (32 
 Subjects:  Landolt, Arlo U. -- (Arlo Udell), -- 1935- | American Astronomical Society | American Astronomical Society. -- Office of the Secretary | Astronomy -- Societies, etc

 
Collection:  American Institute of Physics 
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20Title:  American Astronomical Society Solar Physics Division records, 1966-1996   
 Creator:  American Astronomical Society Solar Physics Division. 
 Notes:  These records contain correspondence of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) Solar Physics Division (SPD) concerning the founding and operations of the SPD. The correspondence files also contain attachments which may include meeting materials, reports, memoranda, bylaws, programs, agendas, abstracts of papers, and press releases. The records also contain a series on the George Ellery Hale Prize, which includes nominations and information on the funding of the prize. 
 Extent:  2 (2 
 Subjects:  Hale, George Ellery, -- 1868-1938 | American Astronomical Society. -- Solar Physics Division | Astronomy -- Awards | Astronomy -- Societies, etc | Sun -- Research | Sun -- Societies, etc | Sun

 
Collection:  American Institute of Physics 
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