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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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NASA Astrophysics Council Meeting - Miscellaneous, 1984-1985

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 7 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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NASA Astrophysics Council Reimbursements, 1985

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 7 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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NASA Astrophysics Council Meeting - Minutes, March 25, 1991

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 7 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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NASA Astrophysics Council Meeting - Minutes, June, 1990

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 7 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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NASA Astrophysics Council Meeting - January 1990

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 7 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Astrophysics Council - Correspondence, 1985

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 8 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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NASA Astrophysics Council Meeting, March 25, 1985 (2 folders)

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 8 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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NASA Astrophysics Council Meeting, July 22, 1985 (2 folders)

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 8 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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NASA Astrophysics Council Meeting, September 20, 1985

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 8 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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NASA Astrophysics Council Meeting, December 6, 1985

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 8 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Astrophysics Council, April 17, 1985

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 8 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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NASA Astrophysics Council Meeting, February 4, 1986

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 8 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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NASA Astrophysics Council Meeting, March 25, 1986

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 8 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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NASA Astrophysics Council Meeting, June 3, 1986 (2 folders)

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 8 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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NASA Astrophysics Council Meeting, August 15, 1986

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 8 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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NASA Astrophysics Council Meeting, October 10, 1986

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 8 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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NASA Astrophysics Council Meeting, December 10, 1986

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 8 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Astrophysics Council/AMOWG, February 24, 1987 (3 folders)

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 8 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Astrophysics Council - Report, October 1987 (folder 1 of 2)

Collection Creator::
Giacconi, Riccardo  Search this
Container:
Box 8 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-142, Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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Riccardo Giacconi Papers
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