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The AAVSO Archives—Special Collections

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AAVSO Atlases Collection--Atlas Coelestis (flats)
AAVSO Atlases Collection--Atlas Coelestis Novus
AAVSO Atlases Collection--Atlas Coelestis Novus
AAVSO Atlases Collection--Uranometria Nova

AAVSO Charts Collection
AAVSO Charts Collection Box 1 Blueprint Charts (early)
AAVSO Charts Collection Box 1 SU UMa Supermax Notes
AAVSO Charts Collection Box 1 catalogs, misc. charts
AAVSO Charts Collection Box 2-3 Blueprint Charts
AAVSO Charts Collection Box 4 Mitchell Sequences and other charts
AAVSO Charts Collection Box 5-18 Photographic Charts
AAVSO Charts Collection Box 18 HA 85 Sequences
AAVSO Charts Collection Box 18 NGC Prints
AAVSO Charts Collection Box 18 Standard Regions
AAVSO Charts Collection Box 20-21 AAVSO Chart Set
AAVSO Charts Collection Box 21 BD Star Atlas
AAVSO Charts Collection Box 21 JAAVSO Sup. Charts
AAVSO Charts Collection Box 21 AAVSO Supernova Search program--galaxy charts
AAVSO Charts Collection Box 22 Chart Masters 1930-1949
AAVSO Charts Collection Box L1 Finder charts and misc.
AAVSO Charts Collection Box L1 H. S. Leavitt  (SMC prints, approx. 14" x 11" x 1")
AAVSO Charts Collection AAVSO Atlas (1980)

AAVSO Lantern Slide Collection [not yet arranged]

AAVSO Membership Applications (lapsed and deceased members)

AAVSO Office Records (1) Box B1 1962-1985
AAVSO Office Records (2) Box B2 1966-1985

AAVSO Organiz. MWM Box 6 Observations-Fernald (1)
AAVSO Organiz. MWM Box 6 Observations-Fernald (2)
AAVSO Organiz. MWM Box 6 Observations-Fernald (3)
AAVSO Organiz. MWM Box 6 Observations-Fernald (4)
AAVSO Organiz. MWM Box 6 Observations-Fernald (5)
AAVSO Organiz. MWM Box 6 Observations-Fernald (6)
AAVSO Organiz. MWM Box 6 Observations-Fernald (7)
AAVSO Organiz. MWM Box 6 Observations-Fernald (8)

AAVSO Photograph Collection

AAVSO Treasurer Records (1) Box B1 1961-1979
AAVSO Treasurer Records (2) Box 1 and 2 1961-1979
AAVSO Treasurer Records (3) Box B3 1961-1981

F. Argelander Collection Folders B1, B2 (transcriptions)

BAA-VSS Observations Collection (1988, 1904-1928, 1910-1915, to 1924)

T. W. Backhouse Collection (1884-1919)

M. E. Baldwin Collection (1967-1972)

Cape Proper Motion Charts Collection

S. C. Chandler Collection (1883-1896)

T. A. Cragg Collection (1944-2011)
T. A. Cragg Collection--Variable stars: Classical Cepheids
T. A. Cragg Collection--Variable stars: Supernova search
T. A. Cragg Collection--Variable stars: notes and correspondence, reprints
T. A. Cragg Collection--Variable stars: charts, observing logbooks, observing log cards
T. A. Cragg Collection--Solar Drawings 1944-2010
T. A. Cragg Collection--Solar: notes and correspondence, reprints
T. A. Cragg Collection--Solar: Magnetic classification of sunspots (Mt. Wilson Obsv.) 1977-1989
T. A. Cragg Collection--Miscellaneous publications (solar, variable stars, general astronomy)

G. Diedrich Collection (1934-1973)

J. H. Eadie Collection (1884-1911)

Eadie, Hagen, Zaibel[?] Argelander Collection Folder C (1884-1885)

D. W. Edgecomb Collection (1872-1914)

C. F. Fernald Collection (1948-1964)
C. F. Fernald Collection--Audit
C. F. Fernald Collection--Budget
C. F. Fernald Collection--Committee appointments
C. F. Fernald Collection--Endowment
C. F. Fernald Collection--Fiftieth Anniversary Meeting
C. F. Fernald Collection--Finance Committee
C. F. Fernald Collection--Meetings
C. F. Fernald Collection--Misc. correspondence
C. F. Fernald Collection--Nominating Committee
C. F. Fernald Collection--Reorganization
C. F. Fernald Collection--Solar Division
C. F. Fernald Collection--Solar Eclipse 1963
C. F. Fernald Collection--Treasurer Reports/Finance Committee
C. F. Fernald Collection--Treasurer Reports/Finance Committee

C. B. Ford Collection (1928-1991)
C. B. Ford Collection Box 1-3 Observation Reports
C. B. Ford Collection Box 3 U Gem Eclipses
C. B. Ford Collection Box 4-4A Blueprint Charts
C. B. Ford Collection Box 4A AAVSO HQ 1965 Plans
C. B. Ford Collection Box 4A AAVSO HQ 25 Birch Mortgage
C. B. Ford Collection Box 4A AAVSO HQ 25 Birch Papers
C. B. Ford Collection Box 4A Solar Bulletins
C. B. Ford Collection Box 5 "Sidelights"
C. B. Ford Collection Box 5 Constitution and By-Laws
C. B. Ford Collection Box 5 Council and Officers
C. B. Ford Collection Box 5 Endowment Fund
C. B. Ford Collection Box 5 New Members Lists
C. B. Ford Collection Box 5 Story of the AAVSO
C. B. Ford Collection Box 5-9 AAVSO Secretary File
C. B. Ford Collection Box 9-10 AAVSO Minutes
C. B. Ford Collection Box 11 AAVSO Corresp. 1927-1937
C. B. Ford Collection Box 11 Darling Corresp.
C. B. Ford Collection Box 11 Gen. Corresp. 1927-1935
C. B. Ford Collection Box 11 Hurless Corresp.
C. B. Ford Collection Box 11 Instrument Catalogs
C. B. Ford Collection Box 11 Misc. Pamphlets
C. B. Ford Collection Box 11 News Clippings
C. B. Ford Collection Box 11 Papers and Talks
C. B. Ford Collection Box 11 Royer Corresp.
C. B. Ford Collection Box 12 Ford Observatory Mt. Peltier Assoc.
C. B. Ford Collection Box 12 Ford Observatory Plan
C. B. Ford Collection Box 12 Ford Observatory activities report and plate list
C. B. Ford Collection Box 12 Ford Observatory misc. papers
C. B. Ford Collection Box 12 Misc. Photos
C. B. Ford Collection Box L1 Michigan Publications

C. B. Ford Collection HCO Charts 1910

Ford Observatory Log Collection (f:\archives\fordobsy\)

S. J. Hagen Collection (1901-1922)
S. J. Hagen Collection--Abstract Supplement to ASV Catalogue 1-3
S. J. Hagen Collection--Crane translations
S. J. Hagen Collection--Heis and Krueger observations
S. J. Hagen Collection--Observations 1884-1890
S. J. Hagen Collection--Supplement to ASV Catalogue
S. J. Hagen Collection--Supplement to ASV Charts and Catalogue
S. J. Hagen Collection--Supplementary Notes (N Per; Pogson Charts)
S. J. Hagen Collection--The Variable Stars

Hagen (HCO) Charts Collection

R. W. Hamilton Collection (1934-1958)

W. Herschel Collection Folders A1, A2 (1883 transcriptions of material from 1810-1834)

E. D. Hoffleit Collection (1960s-1990s)

C. H. Hossfield Collection (1960s-1990s)

W. S. Houston Collection (1932-1994)
W. S. Houston Collection--Gen. Corresp. Boxes 1-8
W. S. Houston Collection--Named Corresp. Boxes 9-10
W. S. Houston Collection--Misc. Writings Box 11
W. S. Houston Collection--Deep Sky Wonders Box 12
W. S. Houston Collection--DSW Index Project Box 13
W. S. Houston Collection--Working Files (1) Box 14
W. S. Houston Collection--Working Files (2) Box 15
W. S. Houston Collection--Personal Files Box 16
W. S. Houston Collection--SEA Charts Box 17
W. S. Houston Collection--Memorial and Estate Papers Box 18
W. S. Houston Collection--WSH Photos Box 19
W. S. Houston Collection--Misc. Photos Box 20
W. S. Houston Collection--Newsletters and Clippings Box 21
W. S. Houston Collection--Reprints and Publications Box 22
W. S. Houston Collection--Notebooks and Publications Box B-1

C. J. Hurless Collection (1960-1987)
C. J. Hurless Collection--Books Box B-1
C. J. Hurless Collection--Charts Box 1 and 2
C. J. Hurless Collection--Observations and misc. Box 3

E. H. Jones Collection (1920s)

Kearons Solar Negative Films Collection (1937-1948)
Kearons Solar Plates Collection (1920s)

W. M. Lowder Collection (1949-2003)
W. M. Lowder Collection Box 1 Descriptive Notes
W. M. Lowder Collection Box 1 Smooth Logs 00-16h
W. M. Lowder Collection Box 1 Working Lists
W. M. Lowder Collection Box 2 EB/RR Smooth Logs 00-23h
W. M. Lowder Collection Box 2 Smooth Logs 16-23h
W. M. Lowder Collection Box 3 Photometry Corresp.
W. M. Lowder Collection Box 3 Photometry Experiments
W. M. Lowder Collection Box 3 Photometry Notes
W. M. Lowder Collection Box 3 Photometry Papers
W. M. Lowder Collection Box 3 Photometry Publications
W. M. Lowder Collection Box 3 Sequence Charts (1)
W. M. Lowder Collection Box 3 Sequence Charts (2)
W. M. Lowder Collection Box 3 Sequence Charts (3)
W. M. Lowder Collection Box 3 Sequence Charts (4)
W. M. Lowder Collection Box 4 Field Logs (1966-1984)
W. M. Lowder Collection Box 5 Field Logs (1984-1990)
W. M. Lowder Collection Box 6 Field Logs (1990-2001)
W. M. Lowder Collection Box 7 Webb Atlasses & misc.

H. A. Luft Collection (1919-1989)
H. A. Luft Collection Box 1 Observing notebooks (1919-1959)
H. A. Luft Collection Box 2 Observing notebooks (1960-1986)
H. A. Luft Collection Box 3 Misc. publ. and photos
H. A. Luft Collection Box 4 Misc. papers and reprints
H. A. Luft Collection Roll Daily Wolf Numbers

J. A. Mattei Collection (1966-2004)
J. A. Mattei Collection Box 1 Nantucket MMO work (1969)
J. A. Mattei Collection Box 1 early correspondence (1969-1970)
J. A. Mattei Collection Box 1 resume, curriculum vitae (1966, 1972)
J. A. Mattei Collection Box 1 AAVSO Director position, salary survey 1973, 1979-1987)
J. A. Mattei Collection Box 1 Course notebooks, Ege U. and U. Virginia (1969-1972)
J. A. Mattei Collection Box 1 Red giant variable stars (drafts, notes, 1979-1983)
J. A. Mattei Collection Box 2 Ege Univ. astronomy/physics notes (1969-1970)
J. A. Mattei Collection Box 2 T Tauri master's thesis and proposal (1972)
J. A. Mattei Collection Box 2 Doctoral degree completion correspondence (1978-1984)
J. A. Mattei Collection Box 2 Doctoral examination notes (1982)
J. A. Mattei Collection Box 2 Doctoral dissertation (1982)
J. A. Mattei Collection Box 2 Comet Halley lecture notes (1984)
J. A. Mattei Collection Box 2 Carl A. Anderson correspondence (1960-1979)
J. A. Mattei Collection Box 2 Misc. correspondence (1972-2001)
J. A. Mattei Collection Box 3 Photographs (meetings 1990s)
J. A. Mattei Collection Box 4 Notes on supermaxima of SU UMa-type stars
J. A. Mattei Collection Box 4 General variable star and astronomy: notes, information, and reprints (1979-1983, 1997-2001)
J. A. Mattei Collection Box 5 Variable star book (with J. Percy, L. A. Willson): drafts, notes, correspondence (1981-1984)

M. W. Mayall Collection (1949-1973)
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 1 A. J. Cannon--AJC Mem. Tablet
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 1 A. J. Cannon--AJC Prize Pin
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 1 A. J. Cannon--AJC Scholarship
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 1 A. J. Cannon--HCO Staff Photo
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 1 A. J. Cannon--Isleham Church
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 1 A. J. Cannon--Sgr Variables
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 1 A. J. Cannon--biographical articles
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 1 A. J. Cannon--biographical photographs
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 1 A. J. Cannon--writings, obituary notes
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 1 Biographical and Bibliographical
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 1 Giacobini-Zinner Meteor Shower
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 1 HCO Gossip Sheet
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 1 HCO Memos
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 1 HCO Oak Ridge
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 1 HCO-AAVSO corresp. & notes
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 1 Henry Draper Catalogue Errata
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 1 IAU Commission 29 on Stellar Spectra
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 1 Maria Mitchell Association
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 1 Nova Patrol and other Sp Plates
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 1 Standard Stars for Spectral Type
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 2 Amateur Telescope Makers of Boston
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 2 Bunch Telescope
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 2 Coordinate grid construction
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 2 General corresp. & notes
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 2 Heines' IBM typewriter
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 2 Index to Furness
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 2 Jewels of the Night (1)
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 2 Jewels of the Night (2)
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 2 Least squares formulae
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 2 McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 2 McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 2 Messier Numbers
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 2 Misc. Reprints (1)
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 2 Misc. Reprints (2)
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 2 Occultation prediction and computation
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 2 Rosebrugh Slides
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 3 Boston Authors Club
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 3 Flying Club
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 3 Mayall Residence (1)
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 3 Mayall Residence (2)
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 3 Memoribilia (2)
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 3 Memoribilia (H. W. Abbott)
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 3 Photographs (1)
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 3 Photographs (2)
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 3 Review of Popular Astronomy columns
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 3 Variable Views
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 4 Books and Publications
M. W. Mayall Collection Box 5 Memoribilia (3)
M. W. Mayall Collection Box L-1 Memoribilia (1)
M. W. Mayall Collection Oversize Folder AAVSO Atlas

R. N. Mayall Collection (1949-1980s)

R. Newton Mayall--Treasurer Records Box 1 (1974-1979)

H. S. Martin Collection (1930s-1940s)

Merit Awards Collection (1934-1956)

Milton Fields Collection (1934-1954)

Observations Collection Box 1--Waterfield and Claver
Observations Collection Box 1--Z. Daniel
Observations Collection Box 1--W. Reid
Observations Collection Box 1--E. Gray
Observations Collection Box 1--A. Burbeck
Observations Collection Box 1--D. Prentice
Observations Collection Box 1--J. Meek
Observations Collection Box 1--unresolved archival observers
Observations Collection Box 2--J. Schmidt (E. C. Pickering notes on 1883-1895 observations; 1888 copy made from originals)
Observations Collection Box 2--G. Knott (1883-1888)
Observations Collection Box 2--H. M. Parkhurst (1883-1887)
Observations Collection Box 2--J. A. Parkhurst (1900)
Observations Collection Box 3--Dahlmark/Westlund
Observations Collection Box 3--Means of Observations (1920s)
Observations Collection Box 3--R. Prager Collection
Observations Collection Box 3--R. Prager Estate

W. T. Olcott Collection--Social Scrapbook (c1900-1910)
W. T. Olcott Collection--Astronomy Scrapbook (c1910-1936)

M. D. Overbeek Collection (1952-2001)

D. Pettengill Collection (1983-1987)

C. A. Post Collection (1885-1895)

RASNZ-VSS Collection (1) Observations and Bateson correspondence
RASNZ-VSS Collection (2) Bateson Archive

A. W. Roberts Collection

A. W. Roberts Collection Box 2 (temporary location)

D. W. Rosebrugh Collection

R. E. Royer Collection

E. F. Sawyer Collection
E. F. Sawyer Collection Box 1
E. F. Sawyer Collection Box 2
E. F. Sawyer Collection Box 3

Schonfeld (Waterfield Reductions) Collection
Schonfeld (Waterfield Reductions) Collection

C. E. Scovil Collection

Southern Var. Obs. Collection

T. R. Williams Collection
T. R. Williams Collection Box 1 Finance Committee, Fundraising
T. R. Williams Collection Box 2 Futures Study, Constitution Revisions
T. R. Williams Collection Box 3 Salary survey, and misc. items
T. R. Williams Collection Box 4 Council
T. R. Williams Collection Box 5 General Correspondence, Meeting Notes
T. R. Williams Collection Box 6 AVSA (E. C. Pickering and Olcott periods)
T. R. Williams Collection Box 7 AVSA (Olcott biographical)
T. R. Williams Collection Box 8 AVSA (Campbell biographical, Pickering Memorial/Endowment)
T. R. Williams Collection Box 9 AVSA (Campbell era correspondence)
T. R. Williams Collection Box 10 AVSA (Campbell era correspondence)
T. R. Williams Collection Box 11 AVSA (Mayall and Mattei eras)
T. R. Williams Collection Box 12 AVSA (Mattei, Waagen, Henden eras)

P. W. Witherell Treasurer Records Collection

J. E. G. Yalden Collection

P. S. Yendell Collection
P. S. Yendell Collection Box 1A
P. S. Yendell Collection Box 1B
P. S. Yendell Collection Box 2
P. S. Yendell Collection Box 3
P. S. Yendell Collection Box 4
P. S. Yendell Collection Box 5
P. S. Yendell Collection Box 6
P. S. Yendell Collection Box 7
P. S. Yendell Collection Box 8
P. S. Yendell Collection Box 9
P. S. Yendell Collection Box 10
P. S. Yendell Collection Box 11

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