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Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Thursday, 9 May 1996
Location: 
Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution of Washington

This interview is part of a small program to document the recent history of the American Astronomical Society (AAS).

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Thursday, 21 September 1995
Location: 
Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution of Washington

This interview is part of a small program to document the recent history of the American Astronomical Society (AAS).

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
Monday, 3 April 1989
Location: 
Washington, D.C.

Childhood experience looking at the stars; influence and encouragement of parents; early reading in science; influence and importance of Maria Mitc

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 3 August 1977
Location: 
Pasadena, California

Covers professional career at Vassar and Smith Colleges, association with Henry Norris Russell and his family, International Astronomical Union (IA

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Saturday, 4 August 1979
Location: 
Yale University Observatory

Early life in Pennsylvania; German background; training at Radcliffe College and Harvard College Observatory; staff positions at Harvard and Yale U

Interviewed by: 
Katherine Sopka
Interview date: 
Monday, 18 June 1979

Mildred Allen was born in Massachusetts in 1894, the elder of two daughters of an MIT professor of civil engineering who had met her mother while w

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