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Series III. Directors/Acting Directors Miscellany, 1863-1978

Scope and Content Notes:

Series III contains publications, correspondence, articles, notes, manuscripts and other miscellaneous materials arranged by Director.

Subseries 1. Samuel Langley

Section: Publications


Box 35
Folder 1 Articles by Langley
Folder 2 Bound Volumes of Langley Works
Folder 3 Samuel Pierpont Langley - His Early Academic Years of Western University of Pennsylvania, by Wallace Beardsley 1978
Folder 4 Rules and Regulations, by the London Chathan and Dover Railway Company, 1863

Box 35a
Folder 5 Bound volume of Langley publications, most dealing with the Mt. Whitney expedition

Box 36
Folder 6 Resolution passed by the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution on Langley's death, 1906

Section: Correspondence

Folder 7 Correspondence of Langley relatives, 1908-1909, 1911, 1942,
Folder 8 Handwritten Instructions in user of "waste book", September 15, 1890

Section: Notes and Manuscripts

Folder 9 Notes on Newton's Optics
Folder 10 Untitled

Subseries 2. Frank Very

Folder 11 Articles by Very
Folder 12 Articles about Very
Folder 13 Notes and Manuscripts

Subseries 3. James Keeler

Folder 14 Articles by Keeler

Subseries 4. John Brashear

Folder 18 Articles by Brashear
Folder 19 Articles about Brasheas
Folder 20 Catalogs of John A. Brashear, Co., Ltd.
Folder 21 Miscellaneous

Subseries 5. F.L.O. Wadsworth

Folder 22 Articles by Wadsworth

Box 37
Folder 23-36 Notes and Manuscripts

Box 38
Folder 37-48 Notes and Manuscripts, continued
Folder 49 Miscellaneous
Folder 15 Articles about Keeler
Folder 16 Unknown
Folder 17 Miscellaneous

Subseries 6. Frank Schlesinger

Folder 50 Publications by Schlesinger
Folder 51 Notes and Manuscripts
Folder 52 Miscellaneous

Subseries 7. Heber Curtis

Folder 53 Articles by Curtis
Folder 54 Articles about Curtis
Folder 55 Notes and Manuscripts

Box 39
Folder 56 Notebook on Spanish
Folder 57 Notebook on Mayan
Folder 58 Cash Account for Sproul Expedition through July 21, 1923

Subseries 8. Frank Jordan

Folder 59 Articles by Jordan
Folder 60 Articles about Jordan
Folder 61-66 Notes and Manuscripts
Folder 67 Journals (2 volumes), 1908-1909
Folder 68 Miscellaneous

Subseries 9. Nicholas Wagman

Folder 69 Articles by Wagman
Folder 70 Open House at the Observatory, 1951-1965