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Image title: 
Menzel, Einstein, Birkhoff, with Shapley
Credit line: 
'Ad Astra Per Aspera, Through Rugged Ways to the Stars,' by Harlow Shapley, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1969, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Shapley Collection

L-R: Menzel, Einstein, Birkhoff, Carl Shapley (son of Harlow Shapley);

Caption on back of photo:

"Taken on the occasion of Einstein’s stay at the Observatory residence when he received his honorary degree from Harvard, the photograph shows Professor Donald H. Menzel, Einstein, Professor George David Birkhoff, and Carl Shapley, June, 1935."

Photo date: 
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 6.5 x 4.5 inches)
Birkhoff, George David, 1884-1944
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955
Menzel, Donald H. (Donald Howard), 1901-1976