[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: Site Selection, Procurement, and Development Unit


TitleAcquisition
Start Date1957
End Date1961
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, maps, notes, deeds
 [Range 2B]

TitleArchitect-Engineer Services - Proposed Lab Building
Start Date1962
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, estimates
 [Range 2B]

TitleBlueprints
Start Date1963
End Date1965
Notes1 folder. Reception center; new divisional layout
 [Range 2B]

TitleBuilding Salvage - Corps of Engineers
Start Date1957
Notes1 folder.
 [Range 2B]

TitleCentral Stores Inventory
Start Date2/2/1982
Notes1 folder.
 [Range 2B]

TitleDavis-Bacon Act
Start Date1957
End Date1963
Notes2 folders.
 [Range 2B]

TitleElectric Power
Start Date1956
End Date1962
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, notes
 [Range 2B]

TitleFallout Shelters
Start Date1962
End Date1963
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, license
 [Range 2B]

TitleFarm Equipment
Start Date1958
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, purchase requisitions
 [Range 2B]

TitleForest Land
Start Date1962
Notes1 folder. Correspondence
 [Range 2B]

TitleFoundation Investigations
Start Date1956
End Date1958
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; Site Plan of 85' Telescope; Report on Geological and Foundation Conditions; Report of Modified Proctor Tests
 [Range 2B]

TitleGeological and Foundation Reports
Start Date1956
End Date1958
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, General Plan and Elevation of 140' Mount, NRAO Site 9/1/1956
 [Range 2B]

TitleHeating Contract - W.W. Goddin
Start Date1957
Notes1 folder. Correspondence (Kessler property)
 [Range 2B]

TitleIrving Bowman and Associates
Start Date1956
End Date1959
Notes1 folder. Correspondence and contracts. Irving Bowman was the architectural and engineering firm for the first construction phase in Green Bank
 [Range 2B]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorDavid E. Hogg
TitleLong-range site development plans for Green Bank
Start Date4/12/1972
 [Range 2B]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorDavid E. Hogg
TitleLong-range site development plans for Green Bank
Start Date4/4/1974
 [Range 2B]

TitleMapping of Site
Start Date1959
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; brochures
 [Range 2B]

TitleMaster Plan
Start Date12/22/1960
End Date4/10/1970
Notes1 folder. Plans, reports, research correspondence, blueprints, architectural firm brochures.
 [Range 2B]

ItemTypeReport
TitleMaster Site Development Plan for the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Green Bank, West Virginia
Start Date3/1969
NotesReport prepared by Justement and Callmer, Architects
 [Range 2B]

ItemTypeReport
TitleObservatory historical events
Start Date1954
End Date1965
NotesListing of NRAO events in Green Bank, including information about telescopes and buildings
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 2B]

TitlePaint Shop Construction
Start Date1968
Notes1 folder. Technical specifications
 [Range 2B]

TitleProcurement (Bidders' Lists)
Start Date1958
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, notes, price lists, lists of suppliers
 [Range 2B]

TitlePublicity
Start Date6/3/1960
End Date6/20/1989
NotesPhotocopy of newspaper clipping from 1960; copy of condensed history for Pocahontas Times newspaper article suring Pioneer Days, 1989, by Richard Fleming.
 [Range 2B]

TitleQuadrangle Map of Cass NE, WV BFC
Start Date1960
End Date1961
Notes1 folder. Map, correspondence from US Dept. of the Interior Geological Survey
 [Range 2B]

TitleRAO Accidents
Start Date6/15/1958
End Date9/24/1958
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, forms, reports
 [Range 2B]

TitleRoad Construction Reports
Start Date1962
Notes1 folder. Daily construction reports and inspections
 [Range 2B]

TitleRoad Excavation
Start Date1959
End Date1960
Notes1 folder. Terms of agreement with landowners
 [Range 2B]

TitleRoad Payroll Reports
Start Date1957
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; payroll reports
 [Range 2B]

TitleRoad Progress Reports
Start Date1957
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; weekly progress reports
 [Range 2B]

TitleRoadway
Start Date1957
End Date1958
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; construction contract
 [Range 2B]

TitleSecurity
Start Date1959
End Date1963
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; inspection report
 [Range 2B]

TitleSewer and central water system
Start Date1958
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, permits
 [Range 2B]

TitleSite map
Start Date1962
 [Range 2B]

TitleSoil Testing
Start Date1957
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; blueprints
 [Range 2B]

TitleStudy of Vehicular Movements, Vicinity of National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Green Bank, West Virginia
Start Date12/1963
Notes1 folder. Study by Tippetts-Abbett-McCarthy-Stratton, Engineers. Includes related correspondence
 [Range 2B]

ItemTypeReport
TitleSummary of Land and Buildings - Site Acquisition, National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Green Bank, West Virginia
Start Date2/1961
NotesPrepared by Finance Office, National Science Foundation
 [Range 2B]

TitleSummersville Heating and Plumbing Company
Start Date1958
Notes1 folder. Submittal data for plumbing, heating, ventilating of Residence Hall and Lab Building
 [Range 2B]

TitleSurveying Contracts
Start Date1957
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; contracts
 [Range 2B]

TitleSwimming pool
Start Date1967
End Date1968
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; contracts
 [Range 2B]

TitleTelephone Service
Start Date1957
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; conference report
 [Range 2B]

TitleTelephone Utilities of West Virginia, Inc
Start Date1963
End Date1964
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; blueprints; costs
 [Range 2B]

TitleTopographical Survey
Start Date1957
Notes1 folder. Correspondence
 [Range 2B]

TitleWater Analysis
Start Date1958
End Date1959
Notes1 folder. Reports; notes; lab results
 [Range 2B]

TitleWells
Start Date1957
End Date1958
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; blueprints; notes
 [Range 2B]

TitleWest Virginia Geological Survey Maps: Pocahontas County
Start Date1929
NotesBoxed set of two maps: topography, geology
 [Range 2B]

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