[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

New Mexico Operations: Very Large Array (VLA)


AuthorDavid S. Heeschen
TitleComments on the relative value of a 300-foot antenna compared to a 150-foot antenna
Start Date3/22/1955
NotesResponse to Bok's request of 3/29/1955
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1955]

AuthorThomas A. Matthews
TitleAdvantages of a large radio telescope
Start Date3/24/1955
NotesResponse to Bok's request of 3/29/1955
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1955]

AuthorBart J. Bok
RecipientLloyd V. Berkner; Armin J. Deutsch; Leo Goldberg; William E. Gordon; John Hagen; John D. Kraus; Merle A. Tuve
Date of corresp3/29/1955
NotesRequest for scientific justification for a variety of large steerable parabolic radio reflectors with aperture of 150, 300, and 500 feet, to be used as basis for subcommittee report fo NSF and AUI
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1955]

AuthorRobert S. Lawrence
TitleA brief discussion of the advantages of a 300 foot reflector over a 150 foot reflector for radio astronomy
Start Date3/1955
NotesResponse to Bok's request of 3/29/1955
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1955]

AuthorHarold Zirin
TitleSuggestion to BJB for AUI report
NotesUndated response to Bok's request of 3/29/1955
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1955]

AuthorJesse L. Greenstein
RecipientBart J. Bok
Date of corresp4/8/1955
NotesResponse to Bok's request of 3/29/1955
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1955]

AuthorK.L. Franklin
RecipientMerle Tuve
Date of corresp4/8/1955
NotesResponse to Bok's request of 3/29/1955
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1955]

AuthorJohn D. Kraus
RecipientBart J. Bok
Date of corresp4/11/1955
NotesResponse to Bok's request of 3/29/1955
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1955]

AuthorJohn G. Bolton
RecipientBart J. Bok
Date of corresp4/12/1955
NotesResponse to Bok's request of 3/29/1955
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1955]

AuthorRichard N. Thomas
RecipientBart J. Bok
Date of corresp4/14/1955
NotesResponse to Bok's request of 3/29/1955; initials only used in to/from lines of memo
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1955]

AuthorMerle A. Tuve
RecipientBart J. Bok
Date of corresp4/14/1955
NotesResponse to Bok's request of 3/29/1955
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1955]

AuthorLeo Goldberg
RecipientBart J. Bok
Date of corresp4/14/1955
NotesResponse to Bok's request of 3/29/1955
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1955]

AuthorHugh Aller
TitleResponse to Bok request
NotesResponse to Bok's request of 3/29/1955; unsigned penciled note on which another person has written Aller's last name
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1955]

AuthorGeorge Field
RecipientBart J. Bok
Date of corresp4/15/1955
NotesResponse to Bok's request of 3/29/1955
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1955]

AuthorG.S. Hawkins
RecipientBart J. Bok
Date of corresp4/15/1955
NotesResponse to Bok's request of 3/29/1955
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1955]

AuthorArmin Deutsch
RecipientBart J. Bok
Date of corresp4/16/1955
NotesResponse to Bok's request of 3/29/1955
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1955]

TitleNotes on objectives in radio astronomy
Start Date4/18/1955
Notes11 page unsigned document. Early draft of Bok report?
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1955]

AuthorWilliam E. Gordon
RecipientBart J. Bok
Date of corresp4/25/1955
NotesResponse to Bok's request of 3/29/1955
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1955]

AuthorArmin Deutsch
RecipientBart J. Bok
Date of corresp5/2/1955
NotesComment on Bok's "Research Objectives" of 4/22/1955
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1955]

AuthorWilliam E. Gordon
RecipientBart J. Bok
Date of corresp5/2/1955
NotesExpanding on letter of 4/25/1955
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1955]

AuthorLeo Goldberg
RecipientBart J. Bok
Date of corresp5/3/1955
NotesResponse to Bok's request of 3/29/1955
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1955]

TitleMeetings and Discussions
Start Date4/22/1955
End Date5/11/1965
Notes2 folders. Correspondence; memos; meeting minutes
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1]

TitleHughes Aircraft Interdepartmental Correspondence
Start Date10/22/1957
NotesCorrespondence re: "A Comparison of Single Reflector and Array Type Antennas for Use in Radio Astronomy"
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1]

TitleWiley Electronics Co. Meeting on Large Antenna Designs
Start Date7/18/1958
End Date12/12/1958
NotesMemos, brochure, minutes, blueprints, "A Microwave Antenna Illuminator Providing Correction for Spherical Aberration"
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1]

AuthorE. J. Blum
TitleSensitivity of Correlation Radio Telescopes and Receivers
Start Date3/1959
NotesTranslated extract from Annales D'Astrophysique Tome 22, no. 2, Mars-Avril 1959
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1]

TitleAntenna Design Studies
Start Date10/30/1961
End Date8/6/1964
NotesCorrespondence
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1]

AuthorDavid S. Heeschen
TitleVery Large Radio Telescope
Start Date3/5/1962
NotesDraft of proposed development program with covering memo. See copy in Papers of David S. Heeschen with annotation by Heeschen saying, "We never got the $3M - but this was 'formal' beginning of VLA pjt, & in fact the pgm outlined was generally carried out."
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1962]

AuthorJoseph L. Pawsey
RecipientWilliam C. Erickson
Date of corresp6/27/1962
SubjectVision for NRAO and antenna array; Pawsey's health
Notes2 copies. Copy 1: photocopy with note [by Heeschen?] saying "To Sci Staff, Excerpt from letter by Pawsey describing his ideas about VLA." Copy 2: carbon copy for Heeschen with handwritten note dictated to Lenore Pawsey by Joseph Pawsey.
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1962]

AuthorJoseph L. Pawsey
RecipientDavid S. Heeschen
Date of corresp7/3/1962
SubjectPossible appointment of Bourne to NRAO staff
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1962]

AuthorJoseph L. Pawsey
RecipientPeter A.G. Scheuer
Date of corresp7/4/1962
SubjectInvites Scheuer to come to NRAO to work on development of high resolution equipment; Pawsey's health
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1962]

AuthorGeoffrey Keller
RecipientKen Hechler
Date of corresp7/27/1962
SubjectDesign of next major instrument for NRAO
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1962]

AuthorJoseph L. Pawsey
TitleNotes on future program at Green Bank
Start Date7/17/1962
Notes18 page document outlining Pawsey's vision for NRAO, including both current and future projects
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1962]

AuthorWilliam C. Erickson
RecipientJoseph L. Pawsey
Date of corresp8/28/1962
SubjectResponse to Pawsey's letter of 6/27/1962, desire to continue long wavelength work
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1962]

AuthorGerald F. Tape
RecipientWilliam C. Erickson
Date of corresp8/30/1962
SubjectPawsey's vision for NRAO; Pawsey's health
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1962]

AuthorWilliam C. Erickson
RecipientGerald F. Tape
Date of corresp9/5/1962
SubjectResponse to Tape's letter of 8/30/1962
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1962]

AuthorDavid S. Heeschen
RecipientJohn W. Findlay, Ivan Pauliny-Toth, M. Vinokur, Campbell M. Wade, V.R. Venugopal
Date of corresp9/7/1962
SubjectDivision of effort on VLA and 2 element interferometer project
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1962]

AuthorM. Vinokur
RecipientDavid S. Heeschen, John W. Findlay
Date of corresp10/30/1962
SubjectVisits to universities and notes relating to VLA project
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1962]

AuthorY.T. Lo
TitleA probabilistic approach to the design of large antenna arrays
NotesUndated
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1962]

AuthorIvan Pauliny-Toth
TitleThe sizes of radio sources and their bearing on the design of an aerial system
NotesUndated
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1962]

AuthorJohn W. Findlay
TitleRequest for a proposal for antenna design study
Start Date11/5/1962
NotesDraft, with covering memo from Findlay to Heeschen, Pleasants, Vinokur, Pauliny-Toth
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1962]

AuthorDavid S. Heeschen
RecipientGeoffrey Keller
Date of corresp11/19/1962
SubjectProposed antenna system project
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1962]

AuthorM. Vinokur; Nigel J. Keen
TitleVery large antenna: means of transmission of a local oscillator signal
Start Date12/10/1962
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1962]

AuthorM. Vinokur; Nigel J. Keen
TitleVery large antenna: correlation receivers and multipliers
Start Date12/11/1962
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1962]

AuthorNigel J. Keen
TitleVery large antenna: waveguide and transmission line parameter variations for long transmission paths
Start Date12/18/1962
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1962]

AuthorM. Vinokur
TitleVery large antenna: effects of amplitude and phase errors on antenna performance
Start Date12/31/1962
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1962]

TitleInternal Memoranda
Start Date9/4/1962
End Date12/15/1970
NotesMemos
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1]

AuthorDuane C. Brown
TitlePrecise Calibration of Surfaces of Large Radio Reflectors by Means of Analytical Photogrammetric Triangulation Research and Analysis
Start Date11/26/1962
NotesTechnical Report no. 10, Instrument Corporation of Florida
 [Range 3A Box VLA-1]

AuthorV.R. Venugopal
RecipientDavid S. Heeschen, John W. Findlay, M. Vinokur
Date of corresp1/7/1963
SubjectVery Large Antenna, underground temperature variations
 [Range 3A Box VLA-2 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1963]

AuthorDavid S. Heeschen
SubjectAntenna array
TitleNotes on antenna arrays
Start Date1963
NotesExtensive undated and unsigned handwritten notes and calculations on an array of dishes. Date estimated from original filing order, handwriting recognized as Heeschen's
 [Range 3A Box VLA-2 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1963]

AuthorB.Y. Mills; R.E. Aitcheson; A.G. Little; W.B. McAdam
TitleThe Sydney University Cross-Type Radio Telescope
Start Date1963
NotesPreprint of paper published in 1963 Proc. IRE Australia radio astronomy issue, v. 24, p. 156
 [Range 3A Box VLA-2 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1963]

AuthorDavid S. Heeschen
RecipientA.E. Whitford
Date of corresp11/26/1963
SubjectComments on summary minutes of November 1-2 meeting
 [Range 3A Box VLA-2 Folder Very Large Array - Background Materials, 1963]

TitleITT Federal Laboratories - Meetings and Discussion
Start Date4/9/1963
End Date4/6/1966
NotesCorrespondence, memos
 [Range 3A Box VLA-2]

TitleCorrespondence - External
Start Date10/14/1963
End Date10/20/1971
Notes2 folders. Correspondence, meeting minutes, notes, graphs
 [Range 3A Box VLA-2]

AuthorCampbell M. Wade
TitleAn Array for High-Resolution Mapping of Extragalactic Radio Sources
Start Date11/1963
 [Range 3A Box VLA-2]

TitleVLA Bibliography, etc.
Start Date8/1964
End Date12/11/1980
NotesVLA Bibliography, Chronological History, Journal Cuts
 [Range 3A Box VLA-2]

AuthorLear Siegler, Inc.
TitleAntenna Design Study
Start Date9/1964
 [Range 3A Box VLA-2]

TitleVLA Site Selection
Start Date12/4/1964
End Date1969 October
Notes2 folders. Correspondence; maps; blueprints; photos; slides; newspapers; brochures re: choosing the VLA site
 [Range 3A Box VLA-3]

AuthorC.M. Wade; George W. Swenson
TitleGeometrical Aspects of Interferometry
Start Date12/1964
 [Range 3A Box VLA-3]

AuthorBarry G. Clark
TitleOn the Phase Center of a Paraboloid
Start Date12/1964
 [Range 3A Box VLA-3]

TitleDesign Specifications
Start Date2/1/1965
End Date2/8/1967
NotesCorrespondence, outlines, proposal
 [Range 3A Box VLA-3]

TitleVLA -- 1965-1970
Start Date2/12/1965
End Date10/19/1970
NotesCorrespondence; memos; minutes of meetings; reports; drawings
 [Range 3A Box VLA-3]

TitleNational Bureau of Standards
Start Date2/16/1965
NotesCorrespondence; reprint: "Single Path Phase Measuring System for Three-Centimeter Radio Waves by Thompson & Vetter Review of Sci Inst vol.29:no.2 (1958); NBS Report 9144 :A Frequency Distribution System with Automatic Compensation for Changes in Propagation Velocity" by Thompson et al
 [Range 3A Box VLA-3]

TitleComputer Requirements for VLA
Start Date2/17/1965
End Date4/18/1968
NotesCorrespondence, notes
 [Range 3A Box VLA-3]

AuthorRaytheon Company
TitleProposal for Antenna, Antenna Mount, and Drive System for a High Definition Radar
Start Date2/19/1965
 [Range 3A Box VLA-4]

TitleComputer Requirements for VLA - Proposals
Start Date3/11/1965
End Date6/4/1965
NotesCorrespondence and proposals from C-E-I-R, Inc.; Datatrol Corp.; Control Data Corp.; Computer Applications, Inc.; Radio Corporation of America
 [Range 3A Box VLA-4]

AuthorGeorge W. Swenson
TitleCost of an Array to Achieve Smin=2x10-28 WM-2 Sec
Start Date5/20/1965
 [Range 3A Box VLA-4]

TitleVLA Site Selection
Start Date7/20/1965
End Date9/12/1969
NotesOriginal folder labeled as "From D. S. Heeschen's files." Correspondence, memos, notes, maps, VLA Sites Worksheet
 [Range 3A Box VLA-4]

AuthorGeorge W. Swenson
TitleOn the Design of a Very Large Array
Start Date7/22/1965
 [Range 3A Box VLA-4]

TitleRadio Corporation of America -Subcontract
Start Date7/26/1965
NotesSubcontract RAP-54 Prime-NSF-C50
 [Range 3A Box VLA-4]

AuthorGeorge W. Swenson
TitleBeamwidth vs Sidelobe Level for an Array Linear in Intensity
Start Date7/30/1965
 [Range 3A Box VLA-4]

AuthorB.G. Clark
TitleOn the Minimum Redundancy in a Correlated Antenna Array
Start Date7/1965
 [Range 3A Box VLA-4]

AuthorDavid Heeschen
TitleArray Sensitivity and No. of Onservable Sources
Start Date8/9/1965
Notesrevised 8/20/1965, G.W. Swenson
 [Range 3A Box VLA-4]

AuthorY. Leonard Chow
TitleThe Principal Power Transfer Function of a Uniformly Spaced, Cross-Correlation Array in the Form of a 'Y'
Start Date8/25/1965
 [Range 3A Box VLA-4]

TitleVLA Contracts/Reports - Summary
Start Date8/1965
End Date4/1971
NotesList of dates, company, work
 [Range 3A Box VLA-4]

TitleCanberra 1965 Discussion on Future of VLA Systems
Start Date9/14/1965
End Date12/13/1965
NotesCorrespondence
 [Range 3A Box VLA-4]

TitleVLA Site
Start Date11/1965
End Date7/13/1970
NotesCorrespondence; memos; notes; charts; graphs
 [Range 3A Box VLA-4]

TitleVLA Organization
Start Date11/10/1965
End Date4/10/1967
NotesCorrespondence, memos related to organizational structure and hiring
 [Range 3A Box VLA-4]

AuthorRadio Corporation of America
TitleVLA Computer Systems Study Final Report
Start Date12/1965
NotesSubcontract RAP-54
 [Range 3A Box VLA-4]

TitleVLA Management
Start Date12/6/1965
End Date4/23/1971
NotesCorrespondence; reports
 [Range 3A Box VLA-5]

TitleVLA Meeting Minutes and Notes
Start Date12/7/1965
End Date9/10/1969
 [Range 3A Box VLA-5]

TitleVLA Report No. 1
Start Date12/10/1965
NotesDraft
 [Range 3A Box VLA-5]

TitleVLA Design Group Meeting Minutes
Start Date12/13/1965
End Date9/23/1968
 [Range 3A Box VLA-5]

AuthorBarry G. Clark
TitleRCA VLA Computer Study
Start Date1/1966
 [Range 3A Box VLA-5]

TitleCollins and Rice, Inc. Consulting Engineers
Start Date1/3/1966
End Date3/29/1966
NotesCorrespondence; subcontract; "Preliminary Investigation of Substructure Requirements for Very Large Antenna Array"
 [Range 3A Box VLA-5]

TitleDesign Study Report
Start Date1/6/1966
End Date6/25/1969
NotesTechnical Proposal for a 250-foot Diameter Tacking Antenna; correspondence
 [Range 3A Box VLA-5]

TitleVLA Antenna Construction & Emplacement Study - Radio Corporation of America Contract RAP-64
Start Date1/7/1966
End Date12/7/1966
 [Range 3A Box VLA-5]

TitleVLA General Correspondence
Start Date1/14/1966
End Date6/3/1968
 [Range 3A Box VLA-5]

TitleVLA General
Start Date1/17/1966
End Date3/26/1971
NotesCorrespondence; memos; meeting minutes
 [Range 3A Box VLA-5]

TitleNRAO Specifications VLA Communications Study
Start Date1/24/1966
 [Range 3A Box VLA-6]

TitleElectronics System
Start Date1/25/1966
End Date5/10/1967
NotesMemos, reports
 [Range 3A Box VLA-6]

TitleNRAO Specifications VLA Correlator Study
Start Date1/25/1966
 [Range 3A Box VLA-6]

AuthorBarry G. Clark
TitleA Continuous Aperture Approach to the VLA
Start Date1/25/1966
NotesVLA Report No. 2
 [Range 3A Box VLA-6]

AuthorBarry G. Clark
TitleTwo Possible VLA Local Oscillator Distribution Systems
Start Date1/27/1966
 [Range 3A Box VLA-6]

TitleAn Approach to the VLA Correlator Problem
Start Date1/28/1966
 [Range 3A Box VLA-6]

TitleNotes
Start Date1/31/1966
End Date2/2/1966
NotesNotes, charts, graphs
 [Range 3A Box VLA-6]

AuthorJ.W.M. Baars
TitleThe VLA Cassegrain Antenna and Its Feed
Start Date1/1966
 [Range 3A Box VLA-6]

TitleSpecifications: VLA IF Delay Study
Start Date2/2/1966
NotesHandwritten notes on both sides of paper
 [Range 3A Box VLA-6]

AuthorCutler-Hammer
TitleVery Large Antenna Array (VLA) Study - Exhibit A to Proposal J-1485
Start Date3/1966
 [Range 3A Box VLA-6]

AuthorITT Federal Laboratories
TitleVLA Electronic System Study
Start Date3/1966
 [Range 3A Box VLA-6]

AuthorRadio Corporation of America
TitleProposal for VLA Antenna Construction and Emplacement Study (Technical Discussion)
Start Date3/1/1966
 [Range 3A Box VLA-6]

AuthorRadio Corporation of America
TitleProposal for VLA Electronic System Study
Start Date3/1/1966
NotesIncludes correspondence
 [Range 3A Box VLA-6]

AuthorBarry G. Clark
TitleSize of Antennas for the Very Large Array
Start Date3/4/1966
 [Range 3A Box VLA-6]

AuthorDavid E. Hogg
TitleRequirements for Antenna Stations for the VLA
Start Date3/7/1966
 [Range 3A Box VLA-6]

AuthorRaytheon Company
TitleTechnical Proposal for Design Study Very Large Antenna Array
Start Date3/7/1966
NotesCorrespondence; technical proposal
 [Range 3A Box VLA-6]

AuthorSylvania Electronic Systems
TitleProposal for Very Large Antenna Array
Start Date3/8/1966
 [Range 3A Box VLA-6]

AuthorLimbaugh Engineers, Inc.
TitleSite Development
Start Date3/15/1966
End Date11/29/1972
NotesCorrespondence, contracts
 [Range 3A Box VLA-7]

AuthorBarry E. Clark
TitleHoles in the u-v Diagram
Start Date4/1966
 [Range 3A Box VLA-7]

AuthorLimbaugh Engineers, Inc
TitleProposal for the VLA Site Development Study
Start Date4/1966
 [Range 3A Box VLA-7]

AuthorDavid E. Hogg
TitleA Summary of VLA Array Plan Studies
Start Date4/27/1966
 [Range 3A Box VLA-7]

AuthorCampbell M. Wade
TitlePossible Sites for the VLA
Start Date5/1966
NotesVLA Report No. 3
 [Range 3A Box VLA-7]

AuthorBarry E. Clark
TitleThe Calculation of the Brightness Distribution Using the Algorithm of Cooley and Tukey
Start Date5/11/1966
 [Range 3A Box VLA-7]

AuthorY. Leonard Chow
TitleA Measure on Complementary Array Pairs
Start Date6/23/1966
 [Range 3A Box VLA-7]

AuthorLimbaugh Engineers, Inc.
TitleInterim Report VLA Site Development Study to NRAO
Start Date7/1966
Notes2 folders
 [Range 3A Box VLA-7]

AuthorB.G. Hooghoudt
TitleCost Consideration Synthesis Radiotelescope
Start Date8/1966
 [Range 3A Box VLA-8]

AuthorJ.W.M. Baars; B.W. Lites
TitleMeteorological Influences on Radio Interferometer Phase Fluctuations
Start Date8/1966
NotesVLA Report No. 4
 [Range 3A Box VLA-8]

TitleBlueprints
Start Date10/1966
 [Range 3A Box VLA-8]

TitleVLA Uses
Start Date10/24/1966
End Date4/6/1971
NotesCorrespondence; memos; reports about use of VLA and its value to astronomy
 [Range 3A Box VLA-8]

AuthorRadio Corporation of America
TitleVLA Mechanical Study
Start Date10/31/1966
End Date1/5/1967
NotesCorrespondence, drawings
 [Range 3A Box VLA-8]

AuthorLimbaugh Engineers, Inc.
TitleEngineering Study Site Development and Facilities Requirements for the Very Large Array
Start Date11/1966
 [Range 3A Box VLA-8]

AuthorRadio Corporation of America
TitleProposal for Very Large Array (VLA) Communications Study
Start Date11/1966
 [Range 3A Box VLA-9]

AuthorRadio Corporation of America
TitleVLA Antenna Construction and Emplacement Study Draft Report
Start Date11/1966
End Date9/3/1968
NotesCorrespondence, contracts
 [Range 3A Box VLA-9]

AuthorRadio Corporation of America
TitleVLA Antenna Construction and Emplacement Study Draft Report Appendix
Start Date11/1966
NotesSubcontract RAP-64 Prime-NSF-C50
 [Range 3A Box VLA-9]

AuthorDavid S. Heeschen
TitleConfusion Due to Sources in VLA Side Lobes
Start Date11/22/1966
 [Range 3A Box VLA-9]

TitleStanford Research Institute - Subcontract
Start Date12/14/1966
End Date12/15/1966
NotesCorrespondence; subcontract
 [Range 3A Box VLA-9]

TitleVLA Notes #1
Start Date1/1967
End Date12/1968
Notes2 folders. Titles on dividers: Meetings & Notes; Configuration; VLA-RFP-6; Air Conditioning Vertex Room; Mobility; References & Reference Standards; Correspondence; Computer; Servo; Notes & Miscellaneous Records
 [Range 3A Box VLA-9]

TitleVLA Proposal Responses
Start Date1/3/1967
End Date5/9/1967
NotesCorrespondence
 [Range 3A Box VLA-9]

TitleA Proposal for A Very Large Array Radio Telescope NRAO
Start Date1/1967
End Date4/1972
NotesIncludes 5 folders: vol.1 The VLA Concept January 1967; vol.2 Systems Design January 1967; vol.3 January 1969; vol.4 A Proposal for a Very Large Array Radio Telescope December 1971; vol.4-A April 1972
 [Range 3A Box VLA-10]

AuthorRadiation, Inc.
TitleLarge Antenna Apertures - A Progress Report - 1967
Start Date1/31/1967
 [Range 3A Box VLA-11]

AuthorRadio Corporation of America
TitleProposal for Antenna Element Design Phase of VLA Program
Start Date2/1967
 [Range 3A Box VLA-11]

TitlePublicity
Start Date2/3/1967
End Date1/21/1981
Notes3 folders. Correspondence; newspaper clippings; summary; reprints; journal cuts; journals; artists' drawings; photos
 [Range 3A Box VLA-11]

TitleVLA Report Mailing
Start Date2/3/1967
 [Range 3A Box VLA-11]

TitleAntenna Design - Request for Proposal
Start Date3/1/1967
End Date10/11/1967
NotesCorrespondence; drafts of RFP
 [Range 3A Box VLA-11]

AuthorR.A. Newell
TitleProgram Management: Its Strategy, Methodology, and Validity
Start Date3/9/1967
 [Range 3A Box VLA-11]

AuthorLee King
TitleEngineering Estimate for a VLA Prototype Unit
Start Date3/10/1967
NotesVLA Antenna Memorandum No. 1 [See also 4/3/1968 memo by A.J. Burford also labeled VLA Antenna Memorandum No. 1]
 [Range 3A Box VLA-11]

AuthorITT Federal Laboratories
TitleVLA Electronics System Study - Final Report
Start Date4/1967
NotesSubcontract no.63
 [Range 3A Box VLA-12]

TitleRequest for Proposal for The VLA Antenna System Design
Start Date5/23/1967
 [Range 3A Box VLA-12]

AuthorRadiation, Inc.
TitleVLA Antenna System Design Cost Proposal
Start Date5/26/1967
 [Range 3A Box VLA-12]

AuthorRadiation, Inc.
TitleVLA Antenna System Design Management Proposal
Start Date5/26/1967
 [Range 3A Box VLA-12]

AuthorRadiation, Inc.
TitleVLA Antenna System Design Technical Appendices Part 2
Start Date5/26/1967
 [Range 3A Box VLA-12]

AuthorRadiation, Inc.
TitleVLA Antenna System Design Technical Proposal
Start Date5/26/1967
 [Range 3A Box VLA-13]

AuthorRadiation, Inc.
TitleVLA Antenna System Design General Summary Proposal
Start Date5/26/1967
 [Range 3A Box VLA-13]

TitleTechnical Proposal MEC-142 Very Large Array Delay Line -- Microwave Electronics
Start Date6/1967
 [Range 3A Box VLA-13]

AuthorE.J. Blum
TitleSide Lobes of the VLA
Start Date6/14/1967
NotesMemo to VLA Design Group
 [Range 3A Box VLA-13]

AuthorRadiation, Inc.
TitleCassegrain Antenna Feed Study (Technical Proposal)
Start Date6/20/1967
 [Range 3A Box VLA-13]

AuthorMicrosonics, Inc.
TitleTechnical Proposal for National Radio Astronomy Observatory for VLA Delay Lines
Start Date6/20/1967
 [Range 3A Box VLA-13]

TitleSummary of the VLA Project
Start Date7/1/1967
 [Range 3A Box VLA-13]

TitleSummary of VLA Proposal
Start Date7/11/1967
NotesCorrespondence; proposal
 [Range 3A Box VLA-13]

AuthorAnderson Laboratories, Inc.
TitleTechnical Proposal
Start Date7/18/1967
 [Range 3A Box VLA-13]

AuthorCollins Radio Company
TitleVLA Element Feed Sub-System Study - Engineering Proposal
Start Date7/27/1967
 [Range 3A Box VLA-13]

AuthorRadio Corporation of America
TitleProposal for VLA Antenna Design vol.1 Technical and Management
Start Date7/28/1967
 [Range 3A Box VLA-13]

AuthorRadio Corporation of America
TitleProposal for VLA Antenna Design vol.2 Cost
Start Date7/28/1967
 [Range 3A Box VLA-13]

AuthorRadio Corporation of America
TitleProposal for VLA Antenna Design vol.3 Appendix
Start Date7/28/1967
 [Range 3A Box VLA-13]

AuthorRadio Corporation of America
TitleProposal for VLA Antenna Design vol.4 Cost Appendix
Start Date7/28/1967
 [Range 3A Box VLA-14]

AuthorRadiation Inc.
TitleVLA Antenna System Design Technical Proposal
Start Date7/28/1967
Notes2 folders.
 [Range 3A Box VLA-14]

AuthorRadiation Inc.
TitleVLA Antenna System Design Technical Appendices Part 1
Start Date7/28/1967
Notes2 folders.
 [Range 3A Box VLA-14]

AuthorRohr Corporation
TitleVLA Antenna System Design vol.1 - Technical and Management Proposal
Start Date7/28/1967
 [Range 3A Box VLA-15]

AuthorRohr Corporation
TitleVLA Antenna System Design vol.2 - Cost Proposal
Start Date7/28/1967
 [Range 3A Box VLA-15]

AuthorLTV Electrosystems, Inc.
TitleTechnical Proposal of an Antenna System Design for the VLA Program
Start Date7/30/1967
 [Range 3A Box VLA-15]

AuthorLTV Electrosystems, Inc.
TitleManagement Proposal of an Antenna System Design for the VLA Program
Start Date7/30/1967
 [Range 3A Box VLA-15]

TitleVLA miscellaneous papers
Start Date8/31/1967
End Date2/28/1969
NotesContractors information; memos; financial status reports
 [Range 3A Box VLA-15]

TitleSchedule, Cost Estimates, Status Report
Start Date9/19/1967
End Date9/11/1968
NotesMemos, charts, graphs
 [Range 3A Box VLA-15]

TitleVery Large Array Antenna Design - An Analysis of the Economic Impact on System Acquisition and Maintenance as Affected by The Radiation Incorporated Design Concept
Start Date9/22/1967
 [Range 3A Box VLA-15]

TitleVLA Systems Group Meeting Minutes and Notes
Start Date11/8/1967
End Date10/16/1968
 [Range 3A Box VLA-15]

TitleVLA Specs
Start Date11/30/1967
End Date11/30/1968
NotesCorrespondence; memos; notes; charts; graphs
 [Range 3A Box VLA-15]

TitleVLA Engineering Plan and Schedule
Start Date1/8/1968
End Date1/12/1968
 [Range 3A Box VLA-16]

TitleArcon Corporation
Start Date2/20/1968
End Date8/21/1969
NotesCorrespondence
 [Range 3A Box VLA-16]

TitleRohr Corp. VLA-RAP-78
Start Date2/26/1968
End Date7/3/1968
NotesCorrespondence re: VLA-RAP-78
 [Range 3A Box VLA-16]

TitleRaytheon Company
Start Date2/28/1968
End Date12/10/1968
NotesCorrespondence; notes; memos; "Proposal for Operation, Maintenance and Logistics Support Plan for the NRAO VLA Radio Telescope"
 [Range 3A Box VLA-16]

AuthorRohr Corporation
TitleDesign Study for the VLA Antenna
Start Date3/25/1968
NotesRohr Proposal no. AE 1120-1
 [Range 3A Box VLA-16]

AuthorA.J. Burford
TitleThe Relationship between Antenna Sites on the Arms of the Wye
Start Date4/3/1968
NotesVLA Antenna Memorandum No. 1 [see also 3/10/1967 memo by Lee King, also labeled VLA Antenna Memorandum No. 1]
 [Range 3A Box VLA-16]

TitleRadio Corporation of America - Contract
Start Date4/8/1968
NotesPrime Contract no. NSF-C50; Subcontract no. RAP-74
 [Range 3A Box VLA-16]

TitleBlaw-Knox Company
Start Date4/16/1968
End Date4/26/1968
NotesProposal for Preliminary Design Study; Cost Breakdown
 [Range 3A Box VLA-16]

TitleMax C. Fleischmann Foundation Fund
Start Date4/17/1968
End Date3/20/1970
NotesCorrespondence; memos; brochures
 [Range 3A Box VLA-16]

TitleBlueprints
Start Date5/6/1968
End Date10/4/1968
NotesMiscellaneous blueprints: National Construction; Systems Development Laboratory; N.V. Harding
 [Range 3A Box VLA-16]

TitleVLA Interim Reports
Start Date5/10/1968
End Date1/21/1969
NotesIncludes reports, correspondence
 [Range 3A Box VLA-16]

TitleCassegrain Antenna Feed System Monthly Letter Progress Reports - RCA
Start Date5/23/1968
End Date10/23/1968
NotesReports no.1, 2, 5, 6
 [Range 3A Box VLA-16]

AuthorRohr Corporation
TitleVLA Study - Appendices I thru XIX W.O.1120
Start Date6/12/1968
Notes2 folders.
 [Range 3A Box VLA-17]

TitleVLA Transport Vehicle
Start Date7/2/1968
End Date10/21/1968
NotesReports; correspondence; notes; blueprints
 [Range 3A Box VLA-17]

AuthorRadio Corporation of America
TitleTechnical Proposal to Develop O & M Plan for VLA Radio Telescope
Start Date8/9/1968
 [Range 3A Box VLA-17]

AuthorRohr Corporation
TitleVLA-RAP-78 Final Report and Specification
Start Date8/29/1968
 [Range 3A Box VLA-18]

AuthorE.S. McVey; A.J. Burford
TitleReport on the Specification of the Servo Assembly for the Very Large Array (VLA) Prototype Antenna)
Start Date9/1968
NotesVLA Antenna memorandum No. 3
 [Range 3A Box VLA-18]

AuthorSystems Development Laboratory
TitleConcept Study of Transport Vehicle for VLA System
Start Date10/1968
NotesSubcontract RAP-79; SDL Report 79-6
 [Range 3A Box VLA-18]

TitleVLA/Owens Valley Array (OVA)
Start Date10/14/1968
End Date1/6/1969
NotesNotes; memos; position on OVA
 [Range 3A Box VLA-18]

TitleVLA Organization and Management
Start Date11/1968
End Date3/15/1977
NotesCorrespondence; notes; policy
 [Range 3A Box VLA-18]

AuthorRaytheon Company
TitleReport for Maintenance and Logistic Support of the VLA Radio Telescope System
Start Date12/6/1968
 [Range 3A Box VLA-18]

TitleSubcontract AUI-103 - Sample Contract - Raytheon
Start Date12/16/1968
 [Range 3A Box VLA-18]

TitleAd Hoc Advisory Panel for Large Radio Astronomy Facilities (Dicke Committee)
Start Date5/14/1969
End Date9/25/1969
NotesCorrespondence; Report 1; Report 2
 [Range 3A Box VLA-19]

AuthorLimbaugh Engineers, Inc.
TitleEngineering Study Site Development and Facilities Requirements for the Very Large Array
Start Date12/1969
Notes2 folders
 [Range 3A Box VLA-19]

TitleNational Science Foundation Authorization Hearings on VLA
Start Date1/1970
End Date10/29/1976
NotesTranscripts; correspondence
 [Range 3A Box VLA-19]

TitleNational Science Foundation Correspondence
Start Date1/28/1970
End Date12/6/1971
NotesCorrespondence; reports re: VLA
 [Range 3A Box VLA-19]

AuthorCambell M. Wade
TitleThe VLA and Its Value to Astronomy
Start Date10/22/1970
NotesDraft
 [Range 3A Box VLA-19]

TitleVLA Stanford Research Institute Review
Start Date1/1971
End Date12/1972
NotesIn order as filed in notebook: General, Notes, Telephone, Correspondence, Meetings, Contract
 [Range 3A Box VLA-19]

TitleRequest for Proposal: Arecibo Reflector Upgrading Project
Start Date3/1/1971
 [Range 3A Box VLA-19]

TitleA Large Array (SUB-VLA) for Research in Radio Astronomy : Summary
Start Date4/23/1971
 [Range 3A Box VLA-20]

TitleVLA General
Start Date4/23/1971
End Date12/1973
NotesCorrespondence; notes; summaries; computer printouts; newspaper clippings; publicity package 1972-1973
 [Range 3A Box VLA-20]

TitleMaterial Used at VLA Presentation to NSF
Start Date5/17/1971
End Date4/14/1972
 [Range 3A Box VLA-20]

TitleVLA Correspondence -- Miscellaneous
Start Date5/17/1971
End Date4/21/1986
 [Range 3A Box VLA-20]

AuthorKenneth I. Kellermann
TitleNoise, Confusion, and the VLA
Start Date5/29/1971
 [Range 3A Box VLA-20]

TitleStanford Research Institute Study for the NSF
Start Date10/7/1971
End Date2/1/1972
NotesCorrespondence, preliminary draft of proposal, VLA Feasibility Studies
 [Range 3A Box VLA-20]

TitleStanford Research Institute - Report
Start Date10/28/1971
End Date3/13/1972
NotesCorrespondence; memos
 [Range 3A Box VLA-20]

TitleSite Selection and Acquisition
Start Date1/3/1972
End Date6/30/1980
NotesCorrespondence; contracts; maps; diagrams
 [Range 3A Box VLA-20]

TitlePre-VLA Reports
Start Date1/5/1972
End Date4/21/1976
NotesCorrespondence; reports; memos
 [Range 3A Box VLA-21]

TitleNational Science Foundation Correspondence
Start Date1/6/1972
End Date12/28/1973
 [Range 3A Box VLA-21]

AuthorStanford Research Institute
TitleVLA Feasibility Study Draft
Start Date1/19/1972
End Date1/29/1972
NotesSRI Preliminary Report; correspondence re: report
 [Range 3A Box VLA-21]

AuthorStanford Research Institute
TitleVLA Feasibility Study Final Report Parts 1 & 2
Start Date2/1972
 [Range 3A Box VLA-21]

TitleVLA Site
Start Date2/22/1972
End Date9/28/1983
NotesCorrespondence; memos; map
 [Range 3A Box VLA-21]

AuthorStanford Research Institute
TitleVLA Feasibility Study Final Report Part 3 (Technical Memoranda)
Start Date3/1972
 [Range 3A Box VLA-21]

TitleVLA Management and Organization
Start Date3/3/1972
End Date8/19/1977
NotesCorrespondence, notes, memos; draft of "Construction management Plan for the VLA" June 1972
 [Range 3A Box VLA-21]

TitleVLA Performance
Start Date3/13/1972
End Date12/1/1973
NotesNotes; charts
 [Range 3A Box VLA-22]

AuthorE-Systems Inc.
TitleTechnical Proposal for Very Large Array Project Radio Telescope 416-15287 vol.1 Part A
Start Date3/14/1972
Notes2 folders
 [Range 3A Box VLA-22]

AuthorE-Systems Inc.
TitleTechnical Proposal for Very Large Array Project Radio Telescope 416-15287 vol.1 Part B
Start Date3/14/1972
 [Range 3A Box VLA-22]

TitleVLA Memos
Start Date3/16/1972
End Date12/29/1979
 [Range 3A Box VLA-22]

TitleAntenna Design and Procurement Notebooks
Start Date3/29/1972
End Date3/29/1974
Notes6 folders. Correspondence; memos; notes; meeting minutes
 [Range 3A Box VLA-23]

TitleAntenna Procurement Correspondence
Start Date3/31/1972
End Date4/29/1976
 [Range 3A Box VLA-24]

TitleArchitect/Engineer Services
Start Date4/3/1972
End Date1/6/1978
NotesCorrespondence; memos; SUBCONTRACT NO.5
 [Range 3A Box VLA-24]

TitleLandowners - Benton & Burton
Start Date4/8/1972
End Date5/1/1980
NotesCorrespondence
 [Range 3A Box VLA-24]

TitleVLA Configurations
Start Date4/18/1972
End Date11/4/1982
NotesCorrespondence; memos; notes, reports; diagrams
 [Range 3A Box VLA-24]

TitleVLA Electronics
Start Date4/25/1972
End Date4/2/1980
NotesCorrespondence; memos; charts
 [Range 3A Box VLA-24]

TitleVLA General
Start Date4/25/1972
End Date9/23/1975
NotesCorrespondence; memos; meeting minutes; press releases
 [Range 3A Box VLA-24]

TitleEnvironmental Impact Statement
Start Date6/30/1972
End Date6/26/1975
NotesCorrespondence; memos
 [Range 3A Box VLA-24]

TitleNSF/VLA Correspondence
Start Date8/17/1972
End Date1/28/1977
NotesCorrespondence; memos; meeting minutes
 [Range 3A Box VLA-24]

TitleVLA Project: Procedure for Selection of the Antenna Subcontractor
Start Date10/24/1972
 [Range 3A Box VLA-24]

TitleNRAO VLA Project Evaluation and Selection Procedures - Antenna Subcontract
Start Date11/8/1972
NotesUpdate to procedure of 10/24/1972
 [Range 3A Box VLA-25]

TitleRadio Interference - VLA Site
Start Date11/27/1972
End Date8/30/1979
NotesCorrespondence; memos
 [Range 3A Box VLA-25]

TitleWaveguide
Start Date12/7/1972
End Date9/26/1978
NotesCorrespondence; Request for Quotation RFQ-VLA-12 TE01 Mode Circular Waveguide 11/29/1973
 [Range 3A Box VLA-25]

TitleRequest for Proposals RFP-VLA-01 Design, Manufacture, Erection and Test of 28 Radio Telescopes
Start Date12/8/1972
 [Range 3A Box VLA-25]

TitleVLA Computing - General
Start Date2/22/1973
End Date8/1/1978
NotesMemos; correspondence; charts
 [Range 3A Box VLA-25]

AuthorRadio Corporation of America
TitleTwenty-Eight Radio Telescopes for Very Large Array Radio Telescope System vol.2 Technical Proposal
Start Date1973 March
 [Range 3A Box VLA-25]

AuthorRadio Corporation of America
TitleTwenty-Eight Radio Telescopes for Very Large Array Radio Telescope System vol.6 Appendices
Start Date1973 March
 [Range 3A Box VLA-25]

TitleTechnical Proposal for the Design, Manufacture, Erection, and Test of 28 Radio Telescopes for Associated Universities, Inc. vol.1 - Collins Radio Co.
Start Date3/12/1973
 [Range 3A Box VLA-26]

AuthorCollins Radio Company
TitleAlternate Technical Proposal for the Design, Manufacture, Erection, and Test of 28 Radio Telescopes for Associated Universities, Inc. vol.4
Start Date3/12/1973
 [Range 3A Box VLA-26]

AuthorPhilco
TitleVLA Technical Proposal vol.1 RFP-VLA-01
Start Date3/14/1973
 [Range 3A Box VLA-26]

AuthorRohr Industries
TitleVLA Technical Proposal vol.2 Reference Section 02.2 RFP-VLA-01
Start Date3/14/1973
Notes2 folders
 [Range 3A Box VLA-26]

TitleWaveguide Installation - Bechtel Corp.
Start Date4/13/1973
End Date7/11/1973
NotesCorrespondence re: waveguide installation
 [Range 3A Box VLA-27]

TitleEngineer-Architect Selection Board Final Report
Start Date4/24/1973
NotesSubcontract No. 5
 [Range 3A Box VLA-27]

TitleVLA Project NRAO RFP-VLA-01 -- Antenna Procurement Contract Selection Committee Final Report
Start Date7/30/1973
 [Range 3A Box VLA-27]

TitleE-Systems
Start Date7/31/1973
End Date8/24/1978
Notes2 folders. Correspondence; memos; Subcontract VLA-6
 [Range 3A Box VLA-27]

TitleVLA Steering Committee
Start Date8/10/1973
End Date2/9/1977
NotesMemos; correspondence
 [Range 3A Box VLA-27]

TitleTransport Vehicles
Start Date8/28/1973
End Date9/5/1978
NotesCorrespondence; memos; Request for Proposal RFP-VLA-10 Design, Manufacture, Assembly and Test of 3 Transport Vehicles Aug 28, 1973; Subcontract VLA-10 Design, Manufacture, Assembly and Test of 3 Transport Vehicles
 [Range 3A Box VLA-27]

TitleBWH-CVR Joint Venture Schematic Design Submittal
Start Date9/12/1973
NotesSUBCONTRACT NO.5
 [Range 3A Box VLA-27]

TitlePublic Relations Correspondence
Start Date11/1/1973
End Date9/3/1983
NotesCorrespondence; newspaper clippings
 [Range 3A Box VLA-28]

AuthorE-Systems
TitleTechnical Proposal for Very Large Array Project - Transport Vehicles vol.1
Start Date11/6/1973
 [Range 3A Box VLA-28]

TitleVLA Facility -- Blueprints
Start Date11/6/1973
End Date1/1974
 [Range 3A Box VLA-28]

TitleVLA Project - Project Plan
Start Date21/1/1973
 [Range 3A Box VLA-28]

TitleSocorro Electric Cooperative
Start Date12/5/1973
End Date2/7/1975
NotesCorrespondence
 [Range 3A Box VLA-28]

TitleRailroad Trackage
Start Date12/7/1973
End Date4/27/1976
NotesCorrespondence re: RFP-VLA-160
 [Range 3A Box VLA-28]

TitleJodrell Bank / E-Systems / Proposal
Start Date12/13/1973
End Date7/15/1974
 [Range 3A Box VLA-28]

TitleNational Science Foundation Correspondence
Start Date1/9/1974
End Date12/31/1975
NotesCorrespondence; memos
 [Range 3A Box VLA-29]

TitleWater Supply Well
Start Date1/18/1974
End Date3/5/1974
NotesCorrespondence; Request for Quotation; Subcontract VLA-22
 [Range 3A Box VLA-29]

TitleVLA Procurement Procedures
Start Date3/11/1974
End Date1/7/1976
NotesCorrespondence; drafts; handwritten notes
 [Range 3A Box VLA-29]

TitleE-Systems License Agreement
Start Date3/22/1974
End Date8/1/1980
NotesCorrespondence; license agreement
 [Range 3A Box VLA-29]

TitleVLA Antenna Design - Rights and Requests
Start Date3/22/1974
End Date2/15/1980
NotesIncludes information on E-Systems; requests for design drawings from Jodrell Bank, Institute of Astronomy (Torun), Laboratorio di Radioastronomia
 [Range 3A Box VLA-29]

TitleVLA Drawings
Start Date3/22/1974
End Date3/4/1982
NotesCorrespondence; photos
 [Range 3A Box VLA-29]

TitleAirstrip
Start Date4/4/1974
End Date8/19/1980
NotesCorrespondence; documents
 [Range 3A Box VLA-29]

TitleVLA Progress Reports
Start Date4/9/1974
End Date1/16/1976
 [Range 3A Box VLA-29]

TitleRequest for Proposal no. VLA-45 for Ellipsoidal Subreflectors for Antennas 01, 02
Start Date5/1/1974
 [Range 3A Box VLA-30]

TitleFocusing Feed Mounts
Start Date6/12/1974
End Date7/10/1981
NotesMemos; correspondence; Subcontract VLA-29
 [Range 3A Box VLA-30]

TitleAsynchronous Computer
Start Date6/14/1974
End Date4/2/1976
NotesCorrespondence re: Subcontract VLA-44
 [Range 3A Box VLA-30]

TitleFeed Horns
Start Date6/14/1974
End Date4/1/1977
NotesCorrespondence re: Subcontract VLA-53
 [Range 3A Box VLA-30]

TitleAntennas
Start Date8/6/1974
End Date6/26/1978
NotesAntenna specifications; correspondence
 [Range 3A Box VLA-30]

TitleVLA Relocation Policy 1974-1975
Start Date9/12/1974
End Date3/10/1975
NotesCorrespondence; charts
 [Range 3A Box VLA-30]

TitleSpectral Line System
Start Date10/2/1974
End Date1/1976
Notes2 folders. Correspondence; The VLA Spectral Line System Draft 10/15/1975; The VLA Spectral Line System - A Progress Report January 1976
 [Range 3A Box VLA-30]

TitleE-Systems Request for Additional Compensation - VLA
Start Date10/30/1974
End Date4/18/1975
Notes6 exhibits
 [Range 3A Box VLA-30]

TitleDirectors' Approvals
Start Date11/20/1974
End Date12/15/1978
 [Range 3A Box VLA-30]

TitlePhase II - Construction
Start Date12/11/1974
End Date5/14/1976
NotesCorrespondence re: Subcontract VLA-65
 [Range 3A Box VLA-30]

TitleVLA Accounting Procedures
Start Date12/30/1974
End Date8/18/1979
NotesMemos; procedures
 [Range 3A Box VLA-30]

TitleNSF House Science and Technology Staff Meeting 2/14/1975
Start Date1/17/1975
End Date2/14/1975
NotesMemos, notes, charts, correspondence
 [Range 3A Box VLA-30]

TitleCongressional Hearing on the VLA - 9/30/1975
Start Date2/14/1975
End Date9/30/1975
NotesCorrespondence, memos, charts, graphs, Heeschen's speech
 [Range 3A Box VLA-31]

TitleVLA Transportation and Working Hours
Start Date2/19/1975
End Date5/28/1975
NotesCorrespondence; memos; notes
 [Range 3A Box VLA-31]

TitleNew Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology - Lease
Start Date3/3/1975
 [Range 3A Box VLA-31]

TitleNSF - House Staff - VLA
Start Date6/3/1975
End Date4/1/1976
NotesNotes, correspondence, memos
 [Range 3A Box VLA-31]

TitleContracting Authority - VLA Project Manager
Start Date6/6/1975
End Date12/17/1975
NotesCorrespondence; draft of manual
 [Range 3A Box VLA-31]

TitleArchaeological Files
Start Date6/18/1975
End Date5/18/1978
Notes2 folders. Correspondence; surveys; maps; reviews; reports
 [Range 3A Box VLA-31]

TitleWeekly Highlights
Start Date7/18/1975
End Date7/29/1977
 [Range 3A Box VLA-31]

TitlePhase III - Construction - Burn Construction
Start Date9/3/1975
End Date6/17/1976
NotesCorrespondence; contract; Subcontract VLA-149
 [Range 3A Box VLA-31]

TitleFabricated Metal Parts
Start Date12/4/1975
End Date1/9/1976
NotesCorrespondence re: Subcontract VLA-169
 [Range 3A Box VLA-31]

TitlePaul A. Goar Construction
Start Date12/4/1975
End Date1/19/1976
NotesCorrespondence; subcontract; Subcontract VLA-167
 [Range 3A Box VLA-31]

TitleHefner Labor and Equipment
Start Date12/12/1975
End Date2/19/1976
NotesCorrespondence; subcontract; Subcontract VLA-174
 [Range 3A Box VLA-31]

TitleNational Science Foundation Correspondence
Start Date1/6/1976
End Date7/13/1981
NotesCorrespondence; memos
 [Range 3A Box VLA-31]

TitleWaveguide Coupling Components
Start Date1/7/1976
End Date3/17/1977
NotesCorrespondence; contract; VLA-177
 [Range 3A Box VLA-32]

TitleParametric Amplifiers
Start Date1/22/1976
End Date7/17/1980
NotesCorrespondence re: RFP-VLA-179
 [Range 3A Box VLA-32]

TitleMixers for Modems
Start Date1/29/1976
End Date2/18/1976
NotesCorrespondence re: RFP-VLA 146
 [Range 3A Box VLA-32]

TitleVLA General
Start Date2/5/1976
End Date2/20/1981
NotesCorrespondence; memos; finances; construction operations
 [Range 3A Box VLA-32]

TitleRail Take Up
Start Date2/11/1976
NotesCorrespondence; contract; VLA-186; VLA-189
 [Range 3A Box VLA-32]

TitleFeed Support Structure
Start Date2/13/1976
End Date3/23/1976
NotesCorrespondence; contract; RFP-VLA-190
 [Range 3A Box VLA-32]

TitleSynchronous Motor Generator
Start Date2/20/1976
NotesCorrespondence re: Subcontract VLA-175
 [Range 3A Box VLA-32]

TitleRail Take Up - Crab Orchard
Start Date2/27/1976
End Date5/25/1976
NotesCorrespondence; contract; VLA-191; VLA-199
 [Range 3A Box VLA-32]

TitleVLA Computer Room Layout and Installation
Start Date5/10/1976
End Date5/14/1976
NotesBlueprints
 [Range 3A Box VLA-32]

TitleWye Communication System
Start Date5/12/1976
End Date10/5/1976
NotesCorrespondence re: VLA-211
 [Range 3A Box VLA-32]

TitleCryogenics
Start Date6/1/1976
End Date4/18/1978
NotesCorrespondence; summaries
 [Range 3A Box VLA-32]

TitleVLA Proposal Correspondence
Start Date7/1976
End Date1/24/1995
NotesCorrespondence
 [Range 3A Box VLA-32]

TitleSub-VLA Technical Data Sheets
Start Date8/1976
End Date1/1978
 [Range 3A Box VLA-32]

TitleDepartment of Labor Wage Determination
Start Date11/9/1976
End Date2/15/1979
NotesCorrespondence; memos; newspaper clippings
 [Range 3A Box VLA-32]

TitleVLA TE01 Waveguide
Start Date11/9/1976
End Date9/1/1977
NotesCorrespondence; notes, charts; graphs; "Waveguide System for a Very Large Antenna Array" by Weinreb et al
 [Range 3A Box VLA-33]

TitleVLA Program - Program Construction Estimate
Start Date12/7/1976
 [Range 3A Box VLA-33]

AuthorGeorge W. Swenson
TitleA Case Study of the Decision to Construct a Large Radiotelescope, the VLA
Start Date1/1977
 [Range 3A Box VLA-33]

TitleVLA Program - Review of Davis-Bacon Wage Problem
Start Date3/2/1977
 [Range 3A Box VLA-33]

TitleVLA Off-Site Data Processing ad hoc Study Group
Start Date3/21/1977
End Date10/25/1977
NotesMemos; report
 [Range 3A Box VLA-33]

AuthorI. Cindrich; C. Aleksoff; J. Fienup; A. Klooster
TitleStudy for an Optical Processor System for VLA Radiotelescope Data
Start Date4/1977
Notes"Final Report." Also includes correspondence, memos
 [Range 3A Box VLA-33]

TitleNSB Meeting - VLA
Start Date6/10/1977
End Date6/22/1977
NotesNotes, correspondence, lists, schedules
 [Range 3A Box VLA-33]

TitleVLA Site - Highways - Upgrading Routes 60 and 78
Start Date8/18/1977
End Date7/16/1980
NotesCorrespondence
 [Range 3A Box VLA-34]

TitleOptical Processor Review Committee Recommendations
Start Date9/1/1977
 [Range 3A Box VLA-34]

TitleVLA Visitors Center
Start Date3/21/1978
End Date3/2/1983
NotesCorrespondence, memos, proposals, blueprints
 [Range 3A Box VLA-34]

TitleBurn Construction Co. Protest 1978
Start Date4/7/1978
End Date11/30/1978
NotesCorrespondence; memos; notes; bids; affidavit
 [Range 3A Box VLA-34]

TitlePhase IV - Construction
Start Date5/4/1978
End Date9/20/1978
NotesMemos; bids; IFB-VLA-313
 [Range 3A Box VLA-34]

TitleTransporter System
Start Date6/28/1978
End Date5/19/1981
NotesCorrespondence re: VLA-323
 [Range 3A Box VLA-34]

TitlePost-Processing Committee
Start Date11/14/1978
End Date4/27/1981
NotesMemos; computer information
 [Range 3A Box VLA-34]

TitleStatus Reports
Start Date1/18/1979
End Date7/18/1980
NotesNotes, correspondence, memos
 [Range 3A Box VLA-34]

TitleVLA Program Review of Waveguide Installation Labor-Hour Subcontracts
Start Date1/30/1979
 [Range 3A Box VLA-34]

TitleVLA Tests/Operations Coordination Meetings
Start Date2/7/1979
End Date10/4/1984
NotesMemos
 [Range 3A Box VLA-34]

TitleNew Mexico Tech
Start Date2/16/1979
End Date7/14/1980
NotesCorrespondence
 [Range 3A Box VLA-34]

TitleVLA Data Reduction
Start Date7/9/1979
End Date7/15/1980
NotesCorrespondence
 [Range 3A Box VLA-34]

TitleVLA Computing - General
Start Date8/16/1979
End Date3/19/1985
NotesCorrespondence
 [Range 3A Box VLA-34]

TitleVLA Sculpture "Shiva"
Start Date10/11/1979
End Date7/30/1980
NotesCorespondence; photos
 [Range 3A Box VLA-34]

TitleElectric Power - VLA
Start Date11/20/1979
End Date10/7/1980
NotesCorrespondence
 [Range 3A Box VLA-34]

TitleVLA Dedication October 10, 1980
Start Date12/12/1979
End Date8/18/1981
NotesCorrespondence; notes; memos
 [Range 3A Box VLA-35]

TitleVLA Memos
Start Date4/14/1980
End Date7/16/1984
 [Range 3A Box VLA-35]

TitleThe VLA Product
Start Date7/15/1980
End Date8/25/1980
NotesMemos; reports
 [Range 3A Box VLA-35]

TitleANTSOL Miscellany
Start Date3/5/1981
End Date12/29/1982
NotesCorrespondence, notes, forms
 [Range 3A Box VLA-35]

TitleANTSOL Notebook - R. Newell
Start Date7/1/1981
End Date12/29/1982
 [Range 3A Box VLA-35]

TitleVLA Pipeline
Start Date1982
End Date1983
NotesPipeline tasks
 [Range 3A Box VLA-35]

TitleVery Large Array Completion Report
Start Date7/1982
 [Range 3A Box VLA-35]

TitleVLA Power Distribution
Start Date11/4/1982
End Date9/11/1989
NotesBlueprints, memos, notes, correspondence, "The VLA Power Distribution System" by William delGiudice, "Recabling the VLA Power Distribution System" by William delGiudice
 [Range 3A Box VLA-35]

TitleComputer Planning
Start Date1/22/1983
End Date7/27/1984
NotesIncludes correspondence, notes, CPG Memos #1 1/22/1983 - # 29 6/25/1984
 [Range 3A Box VLA-35]

TitleHigh Time Resolution Processor Memos
Start Date8/26/1983
End Date1/1992
NotesHTRP Memos 100-114
 [Range 3A Box VLA-35]

TitleVLA Problems/Issues
Start Date3/8/1985
End Date10/22/1991
NotesCorrespondence; notes
 [Range 3A Box VLA-36]

TitleSun Drawing Project -- Janet Saad-Cook
Start Date9/8/1986
End Date11/25/1999
NotesCorrespondence, portfolio, photos, slides, newspaper clippings
 [Range 3A Box VLA-36]

TitleVLA Rail Track System
Start Date6/16/1986
End Date9/21/1989
Notes 2 folders; Correspondence, notes, photos, "Preliminary Review of the VLA Rail Track System" by Sramek and Stanzione, "Major Maintenance Program - VLA Track and Power Systems + Appendices"
 [Range 3A Box VLA-36]

AuthorRonald D. Ekers
TitleThe First Seven Years of VLA Operations - VLA 1980-1987
Start Date1987
 [Range 3A Box VLA-36]

TitleVLA Press Releases
Start Date2/26/1987
End Date8/31/2000
NotesIncludes newspaper clippings, correspondence, brochures
 [Range 3A Box VLA-36]

Title95% Submittal Specification - Center for Radioastronomical Imaging - Stevens, Mallory, Pearl & Campbell, Architects
Start Date4/1987
 [Range 3A Box VLA 37]

TitleArray Telescope Computing Plan - Proposal to the NSF
Start Date9/1987
NotesReport
 [Range 3A Box VLA 37]

Title10th Anniversary Celebration October 10, 1990
Start Date8/16/1988
End Date4/8/1992
 [Range 3A Box VLA 37]

TitleCelebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Opening of the VLA: Planning, Design and Construction of the VLA
Start Date10/10/1990
NotesDVD
 [Range 3A Box VLA 37]

TitleCelebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Opening of the VLA: Onside Tour
Start Date10/10/1990
NotesDVD
 [Range 3A Box VLA 37]

TitleDismantling of Antenna 21
Start Date11/21/1991
NotesDVD
 [Range 3A Box VLA 37]

TitleSocorro's Celebration of the Quincentennial Voyage of Christopher Columbus
Start Date1992
NotesDVD
 [Range 3A Box VLA 37]

TitleVisiting Scientists Headquarters
Start Date2/27/1992
End Date4/20/1993
NotesCorrespondence; VSQ Proposal
 [Range 3A Box VLA 37]

TitleVLA Q-Band Project
Start Date8/7/1992
End Date2/4/1993
NotesCorrespondence
 [Range 3A Box VLA 37]

TitleVLA Sky Survey (L-Band Survey)
Start Date1/8/1993
End Date3/7/1996
NotesCorrespondence
 [Range 3A Box VLA 37]

TitleVisitors Center Proposal - VLA
Start Date7/21/1994
End Date4/14/1999
NotesCorrespondence, proposal, notes
 [Range 3A Box VLA 37]

TitleWarner Brothers Correspondence
Start Date3/22/1995
End Date5/2/1995
NotesCorrespondence
 [Range 3A Box VLA 37]

TitleCelebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Opening of the VLA
Start Date8/23/2000
NotesDVD
 [Range 3A Box VLA 37]

TitleThe Behavior of Existing Large Decimeter Instruments
NotesUndated, no author
 [Range 3A Box VLA-38]

AuthorY. Leonard Chow
TitleHole Density Versus Array Phase Errors
NotesUndated
 [Range 3A Box VLA-38]

AuthorG.C. McVittie
TitleNumber of Radio Sources to Successive Limits of Flux Density in an Expanding Universe
NotesUndated
 [Range 3A Box VLA-38]

TitleVLA Scientific Projects (thru Sept. 1979)
NotesUndated
 [Range 3A Box VLA-38]

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