[NRAO logo]
NRAO logo  


[NRAO dedication, 1957]
NRAO dedication, 1957. NRAO/AUI image


[Dedication of the 85 foot Tatel telescope]
85 foot Tatel Telescope dedication, 1958. NRAO/AUI image


[85 foot Tatel telescope]
85 foot Tatel Telescope. NRAO/AUI image


[Struve at groundbreaking for 300 foot telescope]
Struve at 300 foot ground breaking, 1961. NRAO/AUI image


[300 foot telescope]
300 foot telescope. NRAO/AUI image


[140 Foot telescope ground breaking]
140 foot telescope ground breaking, 1958. NRAO/AUI image


[NRAO 140 Foot telescope]
NRAO 140 Foot telescope. NRAO/AUI image


[Green Bank Interferometer]
Green Bank Interferometer. NRAO/AUI image


[VLA dedication]
VLA dedication, 1980. NRAO/AUI image


[VLA]
VLA. NRAO/AUI image


[AIPS logo]
AIPS logo. NRAO/AUI image


[VLBA Pie Town antenna]
VLBA Pie Town antenna. NRAO/AUI image


[300 foot telescope after 1988 collapse]
300 foot after collapse, 1988. NRAO/AUI image


[GBT ground breaking]
GBT ground breaking, 1991. NRAO/AUI image


[Green Bank Telescope]
Green Bank Telescope. NRAO/AUI image


[Christening block at ALMA Camp ground breaking]
Alma Camp ground breaking. NRAO/AUI image


[ALMA]
ALMA. NRAO/AUI image


[4 NRAO Directors]
Lo, Vanden Bout, Roberts, Heeschen - 4 NRAO Directors at 50th anniversary. NRAO/AUI image


NATIONAL RADIO ASTRONOMY OBSERVATORY ARCHIVES

Records of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory: Item listing

Green Bank Operations: 300 Foot Telescope Unit


AuthorG. Westerhout, G. Mader, R. Harten
TitleBeam Characteristics of the Resurfaced 300 Foot Telescope at 21 cm
Start Date1973
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-1]

TitleBearings
Start Date3/30/1961
End Date8/31/1961
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, price quotes. Includes preservation photocopies of water-damaged documents
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-1]

TitleBibliography of 300 foot Telescope Publications
Start Date1963
End Date1992
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-1]

TitleBidders on 300 foot Transit Radio Telescope
Start Date3/17/1961
End Date3/21/1961
Notes1 folder. Includes preservation photocopies of water-damaged documents
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-1]

TitleBristol Steel and Ironworks, Inc.
Start Date4/20/1961
End Date4/18/1963
Notes1 folder. Correspondence. Includes preservation photocopies of water-damaged documents
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-1]

TitleBristol Steel and Ironworks, Inc. Lump Sum Construction Contract
Start Date4/7/1961
End Date4/21/1961
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, contract. Includes preservation photocopies of water-damaged documents
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-1]

Title300 foot Celebration
Start Date4/4/1961
End Date5/4/1989
NotesEvent planning, memos, correspondence, press releases, notes, expenses, reports, newspaper clippings, souvenir folder
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-1]

TitleConsultants - Subcontract - E.R. Faelten Engineering Services
Start Date12/16/1960
End Date4/12/1962
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, subcontract RAP-9. Includes preservation photocopies of water-damaged documents.
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-1]

TitleConsultants - Subcontract - R.D. Hall
Start Date11/11/1960
End Date5/18/1961
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; contracts RAP-C50, RAP-C52. Includes preservation photocopies of water-damaged documents
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-1]

TitleConsultants - Subcontract - J.F. Polma
Start Date5/17/1961
Notes1 folder. Contract NSF-C50 RAP-C54. Includes preservation photocopies of water-damaged documents.
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-1]

TitleConsultants - Subcontract - S.A. Rocci
Start Date5/17/1961
Notes1 folder. Subcontract RAP-C55. Includes preservation photocopies of water-damaged documents.
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-1]

TitleControl Building
Start Date1962
End Date1970
Notes2 folders. Cost reports, meeting minutes, memos,correspondence, blueprints
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-1]

TitleControl Building Addition Blueprints
Start Date1976
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-1]

TitleControl Building Addition Request for Proposal
Start Date1970
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-1]

TitleControl Building Addition Specifications
Start Date1970
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-2]

TitleControl Building Architects
Start Date1969
End Date1970
NotesCorrespondence with Stainback and Scribner Architects, blueprints, notes, contract
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-2]

TitleControl Building - Radon & Asbestos Testing
Start Date7/30/1992
End Date2/21/1995
NotesMemo; correspondence; history of control building
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-2]

TitleCorrespondence
Start Date8/1/1959
End Date11/15/1962
Notes2 folders; Correspondence, notes. Includes preservation photocopies of water-damaged documents
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-3]

TitleCost Reports for 300 foot Telescope and Control Building
Start Date1961
End Date1962
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-3]

TitleCurves - Declination and Right Ascension
Start Date1962
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-3]

TitleDaily Construction Report
Start Date6/1/1961
End Date8/19/1962
Notes3 folders. Includes preservation photocopies of water-damaged documents
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-3]

TitleDamage and Repairs to 300 foot
Start Date7/3/1963
End Date8/3/1965
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, memos, diagrams, charts. Includes preservation photocopies of water-damaged documents.
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-4]

TitleDesign
Start Date1/22/1960
End Date1/10/1962
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, notes, diagrams. Includes preservation photocopies of water-damaged documents
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-4]

TitleDesign and Control
Start Date7/27/1960
End Date1/5/1962
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, notes. Includes preservation photocopies of water-damaged documents
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-4]

TitleElectronic Equipment
Start Date2/4/1962
End Date6/5/1963
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, memos, notes, charts, graphs. Includes preservation photocopies of water-damaged documents
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-4]

TitleExperimental Results and Observations
Start Date9/27/1962
End Date1/25/1963
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, memos, charts, graphs, schedules, notes. Includes preservation photocopies of water-damaged documents
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-4]

TitleFabrication and Erection
Start Date3/29/1961
End Date1/24/1962
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, notes, charts, invoices. Includes preservation photocopies of water-damaged documents
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-4]

TitleFinancial Position
Start Date8/5/1959
End Date9/30/1962
Notes1 folder. Reports, charts, graphs, memos, correspondence. Includes preservation photocopies of water-damaged documents
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-4]

TitleFoundation for 300 foot
Start Date3/13/1961
End Date12/27/1961
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, notes, concrete specifications. Includes preservation photocopies of water-damaged documents
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-4]

TitleGeneral File
Start Date1959
End Date1973
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, memos, notes, diagrams, graphs, telegrams, cost estimates, photo. Also A Method for Accurately Compensating for the Effects of the Error Beam of the NRAO 300-ft Radio Telescope at 21-cm Wavelength by Westerhout, Wendlandt & Harten AJ v.78:no.1 (1973) and Beam Characteristics of the 300-ft Telescope by Harten AJ v.78:no.7 (1973)
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-5]

AuthorBob Vance
TitleA Guide to Writing Observing Programs for the 300-foot Telescope in the New Command Language
Start Date8/1988
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-5]

TitleHistory - 300 foot technical history
Start Date8/1987
NotesListings gathered as part of preparation for 300 foot 25th anniversary celebration
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-5]

AuthorD.J.Crampin, John W. Findlay
TitleThe Measurement and Setting of the Reflector Surface of the 300 foot Telescope
Start Date11/21/1963
NotesRough draft and handwritten draft. Includes preservation photocopies of water-damaged documents
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-5]

TitleMiscellaneous File
Start Date6/17/1960
End Date6/24/1965
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, memos, diagrams, graphs, charts, bidding information, list of materials for 300 foot. Includes preservation photocopies of water-damaged documents
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-5]

TitleModifications
Start Date1964
End Date1970
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, Rohr Corporation construction contract, blueprints, related to modifications to the telescope in 1966-1967
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-5]

TitleNS Line for 300 foot Telescope
Start Date5/15/1961
End Date2/13/1962
Notes1 folder. Notes, charts. Includes preservation photocopies of water-damaged documents
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-5]

Title300 foot Observing Schedules
Start Date1962
End Date1967
Notes1 folder. Memos and observing schedules, including 9/27/1962 memo by Heeschen outlining plans for initial 300 foot programs
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-5]

TitlePerformance Specifications for Feed Support Systems to be Used with 300 foot Diameter Spherical Reflector for Radio Astronomy
Start Date9/2/1960
End Date2/8/1961
Notes1 folder. Brochures, correspondence
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-5]

AuthorInstrument Corporation of Florida
TitlePhotogrammetric Calibration of the 300 foot NRAO Radio Telescope (Axis at Zenith Distance of 5123'40)
Start Date3/7/1963
NotesPhotogrammetric Structural Calibration Report no. 2
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-5]

AuthorD. Brown Associates
TitlePhotogrammetric Calibration of the 300 foot NRAO Radio Telescope (Axis at Zenith Distance of 30)
Start Date3/13/1963
NotesPhotogrammetric Structural Calibration Report no. 3. Includes preservation photocopies of water-damaged documents.
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-5]

AuthorD. Brown Associates
TitlePhotogrammetric Calibration of the 300 foot NRAO Radio Telescope (Axis at Zenith Distance of 0)
Start Date3/18/1963
NotesPhotogrammetric Structural Calibration Report no. 4
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-5]

TitlePresent Position of Erection of the 300-foot Transit Radio Telescope at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory
Start Date1962
NotesPress release; also includes Technical Description
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-5]

TitlePublicity
Start Date5/8/1961
End Date1/22/1964
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, newspaper clippings, press releases. Includes preservation photocopies of water-damaged documents
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-5]

TitleQuarterly or Monthly Summary Sheets
Start Date1963
End Date1965
Notes1 folder
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-6]

TitleRadiation Systems, Inc.
Start Date1969
End Date1971
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; notes
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-6]

TitleReflector Surface
Start Date4/21/1961
End Date3/18/1963
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, memos, notes. Includes preservation photocopies of water-damaged documents
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-6]

TitleResurfacing - General
Start Date1969
End Date1971
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, contract with Radiation Systems, Inc.
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-6]

TitleResurfacing - LTV bid
Start Date12/10/1969
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-6]

TitleResurfacing - Philco bid
Start Date12/5/1969
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-6]

TitleResurfacing - Radiation Systems Inc. bid
Start Date12/15/1969
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-6]

TitleResurfacing - Rohr bid
Start Date12/10/1969
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-6]

TitleResurfacing - Radiation Systems Inc. - General
Start Date1969
End Date1971
Notes1 folder
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-7]

TitleResurfacing Photographs
Start Date1966
End Date1970
Notes25 black and white 8x10 photos
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-7]

TitleSafety Regulations
Start Date1962
End Date1963
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-7]

TitleShift log book
Start Date9/21/1962
End Date1/9/1963
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-7]

AuthorEdgar E. Faelten
TitleSpecifications for Fabrication
Start Date2/24/1961
NotesIncludes preservation photocopies of water-damaged pages
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-7]

TitleSpecifications for Feed (very preliminary material)
Start Date11/19/1959
End Date12/16/1959
Notes1 folder. Includes preservation photocopies of water-damaged documents
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-7]

AuthorStanford Research Institute
TitleStanford Research Institute 300 foot Antenna Feasibility Study
Start Date1960
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-7]

TitleStrip of Sky Survey
Start Date1/11/1963
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, notes, charts, graphs. Includes preservation photocopies of water-damaged documents
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-7]

TitleStud Welding
Start Date1/1963
NotesStud Welding Digest (Nelson Stud Welding), issue for January 1963, containing article titled "Leveling of Telescope Accomplished by Unique Use of Nelson Studs"
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-7]

TitleSummary material on 300 foot
Start Date9/13/1962
End Date11/17/1988
Notes1 folder. This material was gathered after the collapse and includes 1962 Findlay reports; 300' Statistical Summary; newspaper clipping; photos
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-7]

TitleSurface Measurements
Start Date1962
End Date1963
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-7]

TitleSurface Measuring for 300 foot Telescope
Start Date11/20/1961
End Date6/28/1962
Notes1 folder. Reports, charts, graphs, correspondence. Includes preservation photocopies of water-damaged documents
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-7]

TitleTelescope Improvements - Rohr Corporation
Start Date1965
End Date1966
Notes1 folder. Correspondence
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-8]

TitleTelescope Model
Start Date1963
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-8]

TitleTelescope Number 2
Start Date1963
End Date1964
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-8]

TitleTelescope Operations Schedule
Start Date1962
End Date1964
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-8]

TitleTracking Feed Mount
Start Date1969
End Date1970
Notes1 folder. Corresopndence, memos, contract. Includes Brundage and Hamed: Tracking feed mount for the 300 foot telescope
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-8]

TitleTransmission Through Mesh Surfaces
Start Date11/9/1961
End Date11/21/1963
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, notes, graphs, charts. Includes preservation photocopies of water-damaged documents
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-8]

TitleTraveling Feed
Start Date1977
End Date1981
Notes2 folders. Memos, reports, photos of traveling feed lift on 10/31/1980
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-8]

TitleWind Loads
Notes1 folder. Undated diagrams, charts, notes. Includes preservation photocopies of water-damaged documents
 [Range 3A Box 300ft-8]

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