[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

36 Foot Telescope Unit


TitleAeronca Manufacturing Corporation Proposal
Start Date1964
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, notes, blueprints, proposal
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-1]

TitleBlueprints - Prototype Plate
Start Date3/7/1979
End Date4/6/1979
Notes1 folder. J. Cantrell - Harris Electronic Systems Division
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-1]

TitleBlueprints - Various
Start Date7/1965
End Date3/8/1972
Notes1 folder.
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-1]

TitleBolometer
Start Date1978
End Date1981
Notes1 folder. Correspondence and other materials on the 1 mm bolometer for the 36 foot telescope
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-1]

TitleBudget
Start Date1962
End Date1967
Notes1 folder
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-1]

TitleClO Proposal
Start Date1976
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; "Stratospheric ClO Abundance: A Microwave Emission Measurement" by Ekstrom; "Millimeter Observations of Stratospheric Trace-Gas Constituents" by Davis, Ekstrom & Stokes
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-1]

TitleContract File - Subcontract no. RAP-47 - Rohr Corporation Design, Fabrication and Erection of a 36 foot Radio Telescope
Start Date3/19/1964
End Date4/2/1965
Notes1 folder. See also Rohr files in this unit
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-1]

TitleDavenport Paving
Start Date1965
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; contract
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-1]

TitleDome
Start Date1964
End Date1965
Notes1 folder. Specifications; correspondence; reports; blueprints
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-2]

TitleDrawings
Start Date1964
End Date1965
Notes1 folder. Blueprints
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-2]

TitleFinal Report for Prototype Surface Plates - Harris Corporation
Start Date6/26/1978
NotesIn compliance with Subcontract AUI-185
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-2]

TitleGeneral File
Start Date1962
End Date1965
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; blueprints; memos; graphs; drawings; reports; photos
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-2]

TitleGeneral File
Start Date1966
End Date1968
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; blueprints; memos; graphs; drawings
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-2]

TitleGeneral File
Start Date1969
End Date1981
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; memos; reports; "Tests of the Mackenzie University 14-Meter Antenna at 3.5 MM Wavelength" by Edward K. Conklin 1972
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-3]

AuthorDavid S. Heeschen
TitleLetter on 36 foot scheduling - with replies
Start Date5/1/1978
End Date8/14/1978
Notes1 folder. Replies to Heeschen's letter are included
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-3]

TitleHistory
Start Date3/17/1967
End Date2/1977
Notes1 folder. Newspaper clippings, journal cuts
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-3]

AuthorHein Hvatum
TitleNotebook: 36 foot telescope
Start Date10/20/1967
End Date9/30/1968
NotesLab notebook includes general notes, comments, diagrams, calculations
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-3]

TitleKitt Peak
Start Date1964
End Date1968
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; blueprints of site; reports
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-3]

TitleLos Alamos
Start Date1964
Notes1 folder. Brochures; maps; correspondence; notes; photos; research
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-3]

TitleMountain States Telephone
Start Date1965
End Date1967
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; purchase order
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-3]

TitleNew Surface
Start Date1973
End Date1975
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, memos, reports
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-3]

TitleNewport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company Proposal
Start Date1964
Notes1 folder. Correspondence
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-3]

TitleNorth American Aviation Proposal
Start Date1964
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, notes, proposal; response to Request for Proposal dated 3/19/1964
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-4]

TitleNRAO Prototype Plates
Start Date8/23/1979
NotesJ. Cantrell - Mold Geometry; Panel Geometry
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-4]

AuthorJohn Payne; Omar Bowyer
TitleNutating subreflector for the 36 foot telescope
Start Date5/4/1971
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-4]

AuthorJohn Payne
TitleNutating subreflector for 36 foot telescope
Start Date9/1/1971
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-4]

TitleObserving Correspondence and Scheduling
Start Date1967
End Date1977
Notes1 folder.
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-4]

TitleOperation and Service Manual for 36 Foot Antenna Servo Control and Drive System - Teledyne Systems
Start Date1/1964
NotesEstimated date.
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-4]

TitlePerformance
Start Date1968
End Date1973
Notes1 folder. Reports; memos; correspondence; graphs; charts
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-4]

TitlePhilco Western Development Laboratories Proposal
Start Date1964
Notes2 folders. Correspondence; blueprints; proposal.
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-4]

TitlePhotographs
Start Date1965
Notes1 folder. See also the digitized photos of the 36 foot telescope in the Photographs Series. Telescopes Unit.
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-5]

TitlePlanning
Start Date1964
End Date1965
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; reports
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-5]

TitlePosition Indicators
Start Date1964
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; Datex Corporation information; charts; diagrams
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-5]

TitleProgress Reports
Start Date1964
End Date1965
Notes1 folder.
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-5]

TitleProject Review
Start Date1965
End Date1968
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; memos, reports; blueprints; "Thermal Effects Causing Image Deterioration with the Kitt Peak Telescope" by Raymond W. Bliss 9/1/1965
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-6]

TitleProposed Three Points Auxiliary Airfield
Start Date8/1981
Notes1 folder. Reports; correspondence
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-6]

TitleRadio Corporation of America Proposal
Start Date1964
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; Technical Proposal for Radio Telescope Mount
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-6]

TitleReports
Start Date1969
End Date1970
NotesReports; memos; "Report on Image Tests of NRAO 36' Telescope at Kitt Peak" by Ney; "Pointing and Focus Calibration of the 36-foot Telescope" by Schraml; "Observing with the 36-ft Millimeter-Wave Telescope" by Turner & Rubin
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-6]

TitleRohr Contract
Start Date1964
End Date1965
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; contract. See also material filed under Contract in this unit
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-6]

TitleRohr Corporation Contract RAP-47: Design, Fabricate and Erect 36 foot Millimeter Wave Radio Telescope
Start Date1/1963
End Date12/1965
Notes2 folders. See also material filed under Contract in this unit
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-6]

TitleRohr Contracts and Change Orders
Start Date7/23/1964
End Date3/21/1967
Notes2 folders.
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-7]

TitleRohr Corporation
Start Date1965
End Date1969
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; notes; memos; blueprints
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-7]

TitleRohr Corporation Calculations
Notes1 folder, undated documents. "Calculations Sets for the 36' Diameter Radio Telescope"; Preliminary: "Systems Parameters and Basic Program Approach - Study of a Randome Housed AZ-EL Radio Telescope"; Rohr Corp. Technical Summary 36 foot Diameter Precision Radio Telescope & 95 foot Diameter Hemispherical Dome
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-7]

TitleRohr Corporation Correspondence
Start Date1964
End Date1965
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; telegrams; newspaper clippings; letters of transmittal
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-7]

TitleRohr Corporation Handbook of Operation and Maintenance 36 foot Diameter Azimuth-Elevation Antenna and 95 foot Hemispherical Dome
Start Date1/1965
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-7]

TitleRohr Corporation Technical Proposal for 36 foot Diameter Azimuth-Elevation Millimeter Wave Telescope
Start Date5/10/1964
NotesRohr Proposal no. 272
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-8]

TitleScheduling history
Start Date1/15/1976
End Date12/28/1981
Notes2 folders. Correspondence, notes, proposals, evaluations
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-8]

TitleServo System
Start Date9/8/1964
End Date1965
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-8]

TitleSite inspection visits
Start Date1962
End Date1965
Notes1 folder. Memos; reports; correspondence; notes; newspaper clippings
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-8]

TitleSpecs, Proposals, Proposal Evaluation
Start Date1964
Notes1 folder.
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-8]

AuthorJohn D.G. Rather
TitleStatus reports on 1 millimeter project
Start Date3/25/1971
End Date12/31/1971
Notes2 Status Reports are dated 3/25/1971 and 12/31/1971
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-8]

AuthorWilliam G. Horne
TitleSurvey of 36 foot Telescope
Start Date12/8/1967
Notes1 folder. Memo; notes
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-8]

AuthorO. Giddings
TitleTRG Report: Cryogenic coupler final report
Start Date1965
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-8]

TitleTucson Operations
Start Date1973
End Date1975
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; memos, reports
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-8]

TitleTucson Relations
Start Date1965
End Date1968
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; blueprints for new dormitory
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-8]

TitleWater Vapor in the Atmosphere
Start Date1963
End Date1964
Notes1 folder. "A Spectral Hygrometer for Measuring Total Precipitable Water" by Foster & Volz (1963); "Summary of Water Vapor Observations for the 36-ft. Millimeter Wave Telescope" by Frank Bash (1964); "A Comparison of Mean Precipitable Water-Vapor at Several Selected Locations Using an Improved Type Water-Vapor Hygrometer" by Frank J.Low (1964); "Mean Precipitable Water in the United States" by A.L. Shands
 [Range 3A Box 36ft-8]

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