Astrometry

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Friday, 22 July 1977
Location: 
Vasilevskis' home, Palo Alto, California

General interview dealing with early life in Latvia before World War I; the University of Latvia in Rega; assistant in astronomy at Rega in 1928 an

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 13 July 1977
Location: 
Vasilevskis' home, Palo Alto, California

General interview dealing with early life in Latvia before World War I; the University of Latvia in Rega; assistant in astronomy at Rega in 1928 an

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Monday, 21 February 1977
Location: 
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

This interview is a focused exploratory interview covering William Van Altena's brief career history as a student at the University of California,

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Monday, 14 March 1977
Location: 
Van Vleck Observatory, Wesleyan University, Middleton, Connecticut

Interview covers early education in Minneapolis and Washington, D.C. and early interests in astronomy and science; early contact with H.

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Saturday, 16 July 1977
Location: 
Santa Cruz Campus, California Thiman Lab, Proper Motion Survey Room

Interview focuses on his college education at University of Chicago, and his graduate years at Yerkes; leaving school for the Peace Corps; return t

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

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