This is an interview conducted with Dr. Sidney Wolff. The interview was done a few weeks before Dr.
Family history. Margaret Harwood’s lectures at Maria Mitchell Observatory in Nantucket; B.A.
Covers the origins and development of a conference on the evolution of galaxies held at Yale University in 1977 and organized by a committee chaire
Student years at University of Cambridge, 1919-1923; move to Harvard University in 1923, and subsequent career.
This interview is part of a small program to document the recent history of the American Astronomical Society (AAS).
Childhood experience looking at the stars; influence and encouragement of parents; early reading in science; influence and importance of Maria Mitc
Interview examines early life in Pennsylvannia; family background; schooling; college years at Swarthmore, 1916-1920; choice of major subjects; con
Centers on National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) career but includes early life, professional training at Swarthmore College and Uni