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Baum, William A,
Oral history interview with William Alvin Baum, 1997 January 14.
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. This interview discusses Baum's attendence at the AAS meetings in the early 1950s; Ira Bowen, director of Mt. Wilson-Palomar Observatories; Baum's role in developing photoelectric system for use at Palomar and using the system to study stars of globular clusters.
Bowen, Ira Sprague, 1898-1973.
American Astronomical Society -- History.
American Astronomical Society -- Congresses.
Palomar Observatory.
Photoelectricity.
Stars -- Clusters.
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DeVorkin, David H., 1944- interviewer.
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American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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