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Aitken, Douglas Carryl, 1898-
Oral history interview with Douglas Carryl Aitken, 1977 July 23.
Experiences as a child on Mount Hamilton (Lick Observatory) just after the turn of the century; schooling on Mount Hamilton; father's (Robert Grant Aitken) observing with 36-inch refractor; Lick public observing nights; general life on Mount Hamilton; Mrs. Phoebe Hearst's support for private schooling; father's recollections about Lick astronomers; World War I. Also prominently mentioned are: S. W. Burnham, William W. Campbell, Sturla Einarsson, E. S. Holden, James Keeler, Joachim Murietta, Richard H. Tucker; and Copernicus Peak.
Died 1992.
Aitken, Douglas Carryl, 1898-
Aitken, Robert Grant, 1864-1951.
Burnham, S. W. (Sherburne Wesley), 1838-1921.
Campbell, William Wallace, 1862-1938.
Hearst, Phoebe Apperson, 1842-1919.
Tucker, R. H. (Richard Hawley), 1859-1952.
Lick Observatory.
Astronomical observatories.
Telescopes.
World War, 1914-1918.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Transcripts. aat
Astronomers. lcsh
Copernicus Peak.
Einarsson, Sturla.
Holden, Edward Singleton, 1846-1914.
Keeler, James.
Murietta, Joachim.
DeVorkin, David H., 1944- interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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