[Kraus in Ohio State classroom, 1970s]
In Ohio State classroom, helical antenna in background; 1970s. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Ohio State radio telescope antenna, August 1952]
Ohio State radio telescope antenna, August 1952. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Kraus at Big Ear antenna, late-1960s]
At Big Ear antenna, late 1960s. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Kraus high school graduation photo, 1926]
High school graduation, 1926. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Big Ear antenna, late-1960s]
Ohio State radio telescope, "Big Ear". (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Kraus in group, 1939]
L to R: Goudsmit, Yoakum, Heisenberg, Fermi, Kraus, 1939. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[John and Alice Kraus, 1997]
John and Alice Kraus, 1997. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Kraus with flattop beam antenna, 1939]
With flattop beam antenna, 1939. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Kraus cutting wood, 1965]
Cutting wood, summer 1965. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Kraus at APS special session, June 2003]
APS Special Session, June 2003. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Kraus with ham radio group, 1939]
With ham radio group, 1939. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)


NATIONAL RADIO ASTRONOMY OBSERVATORY ARCHIVES

Papers of John Daniel Kraus: Item listing

Notes and Papers -- U.S. Radio Astronomy -- NSF and ONR


AuthorJohn D. Kraus
Formatmimeo
TitleRadio telescope proposal 1: radio mapping and design of a prototype telescope
Start Date1954
NotesProposal to the National Science Foundation. Undated: date estimated. Photos missing from page 2
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AuthorJohn D. Kraus
Formatmimeo
TitleRadio telescope proposal 2: prototype radio telescope
Start Date1954
NotesProposal to the National Science Foundation. Undated: date estimated
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AuthorJohn D. Kraus
Formatmimeo
TitleRadio astronomy research proposal to the Office of Naval Research: radio telescope improvements adaptable to a radio polaris
Start Date12/30/1954
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AuthorBark J. Bok
RecipientMerle A. Tuve
Date of corresp4/26/1955
SubjectSuggestions for report from NSF Advisory Panel on Radio Astronomy to be prepared by Tuve
Formatcarbon copy
NotesCopies sent to members of Advisory Panel
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AuthorMerle A. Tuve
RecipientNSF Advisory Panel on Radio Astronomy
Date of corresp5/2/1955
SubjectSummary of reports given to NSF committees; outline of points of agreement and points not yet decided by Panel; detailed summary of points to be presented to NSF on 9 and 19 May 1955
Formatcarbon copy
Notessigned copy
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AuthorR. Minkowski
RecipientMerle A. Tuve
Date of corresp5/4/1955
SubjectKraus proposal to NSF; comments on Bok's letter to Tuve of 28 [i.e. 26] April 1955; comments on AUI report of 21 April 1955
Formatphotocopy; preservation photocopy
Noteshandwritten note initialed by Tuve saying "send a print of this to Kraus"
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AuthorJohn P. Hagen
RecipientNSF Advisory Panel on Radio Astronomy
Date of corresp5/10/1955
SubjectPosition statement on antenna size in response to Tuve's letter of 2 May 1955
Formatcarbon copy
Notessigned copy
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AuthorJesse L. Greenstein; R. Minkowski
RecipientNSF Advisory Panel on Radio Astronomy
Date of corresp5/18/1955
SubjectOrganizational considerations for a U.S. National Radio Observatory
Formatcarbon copy
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AuthorJesse L. Greenstein; R. Minkowski
RecipientNSF Advisory Panel on Radio Astronomy
Date of corresp5/18/1955
SubjectProposals for future studies by AUI
Formatcarbon copy
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AuthorJohn D. Kraus
RecipientMerle A. Tuve
Date of corresp9/24/1955
SubjectU.S. radio astronomy needs
Formatmimeo
NotesCopies sent to members of Advisory Panel
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AuthorMerle A. Tuve
RecipientR.J. Seeger
Date of corresp9/29/1955
SubjectRecommendations of Advisory Panel on Radio Astronomy: proceed with AUI management of Eastern radio astronomy facility; grant to Kraus for array
Formatcarbon copy
NotesCopies sent to members of Advisory Panel
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AuthorFred D. Rigby
RecipientJohn D. Kraus
Date of corresp11/2/1955
SubjectOffice of Naval Research cannot support Kraus proposal for Radio Polaris
Formatoriginal
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AuthorJohn D. Kraus
Formatmimeo
TitleRadio telescope proposal: standing paraboloid, tiltable flat-sheet reflector radio telescope antenna
Start Date11/18/1955
NotesTwo copies of proposal to National Science Foundation, each with different additional penciled budget figures on p. 2. Certified mail receipts included
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AuthorArthur S. Flemming
RecipientGeoffrey Keller
Date of corresp11/22/1955
SubjectRadio astronomy at Perkins Observatory
Formattyped copy
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AuthorLaVerne G. Boe
RecipientJohn D. Kraus
Date of corresp11/29/1955
SubjectReceipt of proposal
Formatoriginal
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AuthorBark J. Bok
RecipientMerle A. Tuve
Date of corresp12/9/1955
SubjectSupport of Kraus' 18 November 1955 proposal to NSF
Formatcarbon copy
NotesCopies sent to members of Advisory Panel
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AuthorRaymond J. Seeger
RecipientMerle A. Tuve
Date of corresp12/23/1955
SubjectMeeting of Advisory Panel for Radio Astronomy on 16-17 January 1956
Formatphotocopy; preservation photocopy
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AuthorJohn D. Kraus
Formatmimeo
TitleFinal report on National Science Foundation research grant G-601: Positions and characteristics of discrete radio sources
Start Date1/5/1956
NotesDate of grant: 1/15/1954
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AuthorJohn D. Kraus
Formathandwritten notes
TitleNotes on National Science Foundation meeting 16-17 January 1956
Start Date1/16/1956
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AuthorWaldemar Kaempffert
FormatNew York Times article. Preservation photocopy of newspaper clipping
TitleScience in Review: President recommends radio telescope funds for new astronomy research
Start Date1/22/1956
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AuthorHelen S. Hogg
RecipientMerle A. Tuve
Date of corresp2/2/1956
SubjectNSF support of Harvard activities
Formatcarbon copy
Notessigned copy
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AuthorAlan T. Waterman
RecipientHoward L. Bevis
Date of corresp2/14/1956
SubjectGrant awarded for Kraus proposal for "Construction of a standing paraboloid, tiltable flat sheet reflector radio telescope antenna"
Formatcarbon copy
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AuthorHoward L. Bevis
RecipientAlan T. Waterman
Date of corresp2/17/1956
SubjectFormal acceptance of grant for Kraus proposal for "Construction of a standing paraboloid, tiltable flat sheet reflector radio telescope antenna"
Formatcarbon copy
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