Hale Observatories

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 11 July 1978
Location: 
Hale Observatories, Santa Barbara Street, Pasadena, California

Interview examines early life in San Francisco and first contacts with Astronomy in 1920; Public Lectures under auspices of the Astronomical Societ

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 3 August 1977
Location: 
Hale Observatories, Santa Barbara State

Family history. Margaret Harwood’s lectures at Maria Mitchell Observatory in Nantucket; B.A.

Interviewed by: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Monday, 24 October 1977
Location: 
California Institute of Technology

Early years in Holland and attraction to astronomy; education at Groningen (1946-1949) and at Leiden under Oort (1949-1956); life at Hale Observato

Interviewed by: 
Paul Wright
Interview date: 
Thursday, 16 May 1974
Location: 
Hale Observatories, Pasadena, California

In this interview, Allan Sandage discusses his career and the history of the Hale Observatories.

Interviewed by: 
Patrick McCray
Interview dates: 
August 1 and 2, 2002
Location: 
Santa Cruz, California

Biographical interview with Robert Kraft. Covers childhood and interest in math; family background and marriage.

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Thursday, 7 July 1977
Location: 
The 60-inch dome, Palomar Observatory

Early life in Mexico; Civil Engineering school, 1938, physics in Mexico; University of Mexico; study group; visitors from the United States, 1941;

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Friday, 5 August 1977
Location: 
Downs Laboratory, Cal Tech, California

Topics discussed include: early schooling in Los Angeles; family background; interests in mechanical design and new techniques; Los Angeles Astrono

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Friday, 29 July 1977
Location: 
Downs Laboratory, Cal Tech, California

Topics discussed include: early schooling in Los Angeles; family background; interests in mechanical design and new techniques; Los Angeles Astrono

Interviewed by: 
Paul Wright
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 31 July 1974
Location: 
Jesse Greenstein's home, Pasadena, California

Childhood in New York; high school experience at Horace Mann; Harvard undergraduate at the age of 15. Impressions of ordeal with Harlow Shapley.

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Friday, 21 October 1977
Location: 
American Institute of Physics, New York City, New York

In this interview, Geoffrey Burbidge discusses his life and career.  Topics discussed include: his family and childhood; Bristol University; Nevill

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