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Papers of Robert B. Leighton, 1938-1988

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ROBERT BENJAMIN LEIGHTON, (1919-1997). Physicist; Professor of Physics, CIT 1949-85; Chairman, Division of Physics, 1970-75. The papers include correspondence, departmental memoranda, materials related to work with NASA, astronomical notes (from Mt. Wilson Observatory), mechanical notes (for Owens Valley Radio Observatory), photographs, and several films (on astronomical subjects). The complete finding aid is available at the Online Archive of California.


ID: 1992-00091
Leighton, Robert

Creation Jan. 1, 1961 through Dec. 31, 1987

MEDIUM: Paper; LENGTH: 7 linear ft. ; QUANTITY: 6 storage bxs, 3 Ms. bxs.

Topics: Physics, Astronomy

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