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Riccardo Giacconi Papers

Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Extent:
28 cu. ft. (28 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Pamphlets
Clippings
Newsletters
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Videotapes
Artifacts
Date:
circa 1958-1992, 2008
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the professional papers of Riccardo Giacconi (1931-2018), an astrophysicist specializing in x-ray astronomy and who was awarded the 2002 Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery of cosmic x-ray sources. Giacconi's papers document his research, participation in the larger astrophysics community, and influence on space policy. Particularly well-documented topics in this accession include the Advanced X-Ray Astrophysics Facility, the Space Studies Board, the Astrophysics Council, the Space Telescope Science Institute, the Wide Field X-Ray Telescope, and numerous other x-ray telescopes and astronomical organizations. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts, pre-prints, proposals, meeting materials, reports, data, budgets, clippings, notes, images, pamphlets, newsletters, directories, three-dimensional awards, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

For additional biographical information, please see Record Unit 7416.
Topic:
X-ray telescopes  Search this
Nobel Prizes  Search this
Space photography  Search this
Astrophysics  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
Cosmic rays  Search this
Research  Search this
Astronautics and state  Search this
Astrophysicists  Search this
Astrophysics Council  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Pamphlets
Clippings
Newsletters
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Videotapes
Artifacts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
Identifier:
Accession 10-142
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Starlab Instrument Package Report, 1981-1985 (Includes: transparencies)

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Wave Telescope Progress Report, 1981 (Includes: correspondence and memoranda)

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Space Infrared Telescope Facility (SIRTF) - Memoranda (Includes: photos, transparencies, diagrams)

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Infrared Astronomical Satellite (IRAS) - Briefing at NASA, 1983-1984 (Includes: photos, transparencies)

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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IRAS - Miscellaneous

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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IRAS - Memoranda, 1983-1986 (2 folders)

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Near Infrared Astronomy Satellite (NIRAS) - Proposal to Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, 1988

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Gamma-Ray Observatory (GRO) - Memoranda and Service Plan, 1981-1987

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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European Science Foundation - Miscellaneous, 1983

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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National Academy of Sciences - Study on Space Science Policy Initiatives, 1987 (Includes: notes and lists)

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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National New Technology Telescope - Program Report and correspondence, 1982-1984

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Future Optical Telescopes - Review of Proposed Concepts, 1985

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Planetary Program - Miscellaneous, 1984

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Astrophysics Data Operations - Draft Report, 1986

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Astrophysics Data Operations - Final Report, 1986

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Astrophysics Subcommittee - Minutes, Strategic Plan, and Committee Member Lists, 1988-1991

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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SSB - Symposium documents, 1958-1988

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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SSB 30th Anniversary, 1988

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Manned Space Program - News Clippings, 1986-1987

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Riccardo Giacconi Papers
Archival Repository:
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