[Reber in 1988]
Reber in 1988. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber in 1912]
Reber in 1912. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber in front of U Tasmania telescope, 1986]
Reber in front of U Tasmania telescope, 1986. (Image courtesy "The Mercury", Hobart, Tasmania)



[Reber's antenna in Wheaton, IL]
Reber's antenna in Wheaton IL. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber chart recordings 1943]
Reber chart recordings, 1943. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber in 1970]
Reber in 1970. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber at telescope in Green Bank, 1960]
Reber at telescope in Green Bank, 1960. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber Telescope in Green Bank, 1984]
Reber Telescope in Green Bank, 1984. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber during Attu, Alaska, solar eclipse expedition, 1950]
Reber during Attu, Alaska, solar eclipse expedition, 1950. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber at telescope crank in Green Bank, 1988]
Reber at the Reber telscope crank in Green Bank, 1988. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber at receiver]
Reber at his receiver. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber at the reconstructed Jansky antenna, 1995]
Reber at the reconstructed Jansky antenna, 1995. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber's house in Bothwell, Tasmania]
Reber's house in Bothwell, Tasmania, 2003. (Image courtesy of Dave McConnell)



[Reber's house in Bothwell, Tasmania]
Reber's house in Bothwell, Tasmania, 2003. (Image courtesy of Dave McConnell)



[Reber and Arthur C. Clarke, 1969]
Reber and Arthur C. Clarke, 1969. (Image courtesy of John Kraus estate)



[Reber's telescope in Maui, Hawaii, 1952]
Reber's telescope in Maui, Hawaii, 1952. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber in 1937]
Reber in 1937. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber in 1988 at OSU]
Reber lectures at Ohio State Univ., Feb. 1988. (Photo by John Kraus, courtesy of John Kraus estate.)



[Reber receiving 1931 ham radio award]
Reber (far right) receiving ham radio award, December 1931. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber unpacking equipment in Green Bank, 1995]
Reber unpacking equipment in Green Bank, 1995. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber with Big Ear at OSU, 1962]
Reber at "Big Ear," Ohio State's radio telescope, 1962. (Image courtesy of Kraus estate)



[Reber's 144m wavelength array in Tasmania]
Reber's 144m wavelength array in Tasmania. (Image courtesy of Reber estate)



[Reber pulling wire]
Reber pulling wire in Tasmania. (Image courtesy of Reber estate)



[Reber in his electric car]
Reber in his electric car, Pixie. (Image courtesy of Reber estate)






NATIONAL RADIO ASTRONOMY OBSERVATORY ARCHIVES

Papers of Grote Reber: Item listing

Photographs

Group 1: Antennas

Section 1: Reber antenna in Wheaton IL

ItemTypePhotograph
PhotographerGrote Reber
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReber's antenna in Wheaton, Illinois
Photo Formatb&w print
Photo Date1937-1938

ItemTypePhotograph
PhotographerGrote Reber
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionWheaton antenna, house in background
Photo Formatb&w print
Photo Date1938-1939

ItemTypePhotograph
PhotographerGrote Reber
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionWheaton antenna dish
Photo Formatb&w print
Photo Date1938-1939

ItemTypePhotograph
PhotographerGrote Reber
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionView from the West, 1939, 160mc apparatus
Photo Formatb&w print
Photo Date1939

ItemTypePhotograph
PhotographerGrote Reber
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionTurning mechanism of mirror
Photo Formatb&w print
Photo Date1939

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReber on tower beside antenna, Wheaton Illinois, ca. 1937-38
Photo Date1937-1938

Section 2: Reber antenna in Sterling VA

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReber's Wheaton antenna reconstructed at NBS site, Sterling, Virginia, 1949; Wurzberg antennas in background
Photo Date1949

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReber's Wheaton antenna reconstructed at NBS site, Sterling, Virginia, 1949
Photo Date1941

Section 3: Reber antenna in Green Bank WV

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceNRAO/AUI
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReconstruction of Reber's Wheaton antenna at NRAO, Green Bank, WV
Photo Date7/2/1959

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceNRAO/AUI
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReconstruction of Reber's Wheaton antenna at NRAO, Green Bank, WV - turning mechanism
Photo Date8/25/1959

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceNRAO/AUI
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReconstruction of Reber's Wheaton antenna at NRAO, Green Bank, WV
Photo Date11/17/1959

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceNRAO/AUI
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReber antenna, Green Bank, WV, 1984
Photo Date1984

Section 4: Rotating antenna on Haleakala

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionFramework for Reber's antenna at Kole Kole on Haleakala, Maui, Hawaii
Photo Date1952

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionFramework for Reber's antenna, control building to left, Kole Kole on Haleakala, Maui, Hawaii
Photo Date1952

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReber's antenna at Kole Kole on Haleakala, Maui, Hawaii, 1952
Photo Date1952

ItemTypePhotograph
PhotographerWalter Steiger
Photo CreditWalter Steiger
PhotoSourceWalter Steiger
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReber's antenna at Kole Kole on Haleakala, Maui, Hawaii, 1954. Photo was taken by Walter Steiger after Reber left Hawaii, but before the 1957 ice storm that destroyed the antenna.
Photo Date1954

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReber's antenna at Kole Kole on Haleakala, Maui, Hawaii, after February 1957 ice storm
Photo Date3/1957

ItemTypePhotograph
PhotographerDavid Jauncey
Photo CreditDavid Jauncey
PhotoSourceDavid Jauncey
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionRemains of foundation ring for Reber's antenna at Kole Kole on Haleakala; photo taken from top of block house in November 2005.
Photo Date11/24/2005

Section 5: Wurzburg antennas at Sterling VA

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReber at foundation for Wurzburg antenna, NBS, Sterling, Virginia
Photo Date1949

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReber at construction of Wurzburg antennas, NBS, Sterling, Virginia
Photo Date1949

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReber at Wurzburg antenna, NBS, Sterling, Virginia
Photo Date1949

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReber at Wurzburg antenna, NBS, Sterling, Virginia
Photo Date1949

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionWurzburg antennas, NBS, Sterling, Virginia
Photo Date1949

Section 6: Dennistoun Antenna Installation
ItemTypePhotograph
TitleDennistoun Array
Photo CreditCourtesy of John Kraus Estate
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReber's 2.1 MHz radio telescope, 1.1 km in diameter, Dennistoun, Tasmania, Australia
NotesThis photo, from the Papers of John Daniel Kraus, is a composite photo sent by Grote Reber to Kraus, who used it in his book, Radio Astronomy (2nd ed., 1986). Reber probably took the photograph himself.

Group 2: Attu Expedition


ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReber in Attu, Alaska, with lake in background
Photo Formatb&w negative
Photo DateAug/Sept 1950

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionUnloading eclipse expedition equipment from boat, Attu, Alaska
Photo Formatb&w negative
Photo DateAug/Sept 1950

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionLoading crates of eclipse expedition equipment onto truck, Attu, Alaska
Photo Formatb&w negative
Photo DateAug/Sept 1950

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReber in parka and mittens, Attu, Alaska
Photo Formatb&w negative
Photo DateAug/Sept 1950

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionAntennas and equipment at Attu, Alaska, eclipse expedition site
Photo Formatb&w negative
Photo DateAug/Sept 1950

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionAntennas and equipment at Attu, Alaska, eclipse expedition site
Photo Formatb&w negative
Photo DateAug/Sept 1950

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionAntenna with receiving equipment, Attu, Alaska, eclipse expedition site
Photo Formatb&w negative
Photo DateAug/Sept 1950

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionAntennas at Attu, Alaska, eclipse expedition site
Photo Formatb&w negative
Photo DateAug/Sept 1950

Group 3: Ham radio


ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo Description1931 award ceremony for ham radio communication with Macmillan Laborador Expedition; Reber at far right
Photo Date1931

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReber's ham radio equipment
Photo Date1930-1936

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReber's ham radio equipment
Photo Date1930-1936

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReber's ham radio equipment
Photo Date1930-1936

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionPortion of Reber's QSL card display, with ARRL award cup for 1931 communicaton with Macmillin Laborador Expedition
Photo Date1930-1936

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionGrid dip meter
Photo Date1930-1936

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionAntenna on roof of Reber's Wheaton IL house
Photo Date1930-1936

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReber's ham radio equipment
Photo Date1930-1936

Group 4: People


Section 1: Grote Reber

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionGrote Reber, 1912
Photo Formatb&w print
Photo Date1912

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionGrote and Schuyler Reber, 1915
Photo Formatb&w print
Photo Date1915

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionGrote and Schuyler Reber, 1918
Photo Formatb&w print
Photo Date1918

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionGrote Reber, 1918
Photo Formatb&w print
Photo Date1918

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionGrote Reber, 1920
Photo Formatb&w print
Photo Date1920

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionGrote Reber, 1929 (high school graduation photo?)
Photo Formatb&w print
Photo Date1929

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionGrote Reber, 1937
Photo Formatb&w print
Photo Date1937

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionGrote Reber, 1947, National Bureau of Standards

ItemTypePhotograph
PhotographerC.E. Bisdee
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReber in 1955 at pedestal on which Transit of Venus was observed, Anglesea Barracks, Hobart, Tasmania
Photo Formatb&w print
Photo Date11/13/1955

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReber at receiver (1960?)

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceNRAO
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReber at the Reber Antenna at NRAO, Green Bank WV, 1960
Photo Date1960

ItemTypePhotograph
PhotographerJohn Kraus
Photo CreditJohn Kraus Estate
PhotoSourceJohn Kraus Estate
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReber at Ohio State radio telescope, 1962
Photo Date1962

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditJohn Kraus Estate
PhotoSourceJohn Kraus Estate
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReber at Ohio State radio telescope, 1962. L-r: T.K. Menon, Grote Reber, John Kraus, Robert Nash
Photo Date1962

ItemTypePhotograph
PhotographerJohn Kraus
Photo CreditJohn Kraus Estate
PhotoSourceJohn Kraus Estate
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionGrote Reber and Arthur C. Clarke
Photo Date1969

ItemTypePhotograph
PhotographerJohn Kraus
Photo CreditJohn Kraus Estate
PhotoSourceJohn Kraus Estate
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReber lecturing at Ohio State University
Photo Date2/1988

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceNRAO
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReber at crank of Reber Antenna, Green Bank WV, 1988
Photo Date1988

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceNRAO
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReber at the Reber Antenna at NRAO, Green Bank WV, 1988
Photo Date1988

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceNRAO
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReber in Green Bank WV
Photo Date5/1995

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceNRAO
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReber at the Jansky Antenna, NRAO, Green Bank WV
Photo Date5/1995

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceNRAO
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionReber unpacking equipment at NRAO, Green Bank WV in spring 1995
Photo Date5/1995

ItemTypePhotograph
PhotographerK.I. Kellermann
Photo CreditK.I. Kellermann
PhotoSourceK.I. Kellermann
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionGrote Reber and Jessie Greenstein at Jansky monument ceremony, Holmdel, NJ, 8 June 1998
Photo Date6/8/1998

Section 2: Reber family

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionHarriet Grote Reber, 1915
Photo Formatb&w print
Photo Date1915

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionSchuyler Reber, 1918
Photo Formatb&w print

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionSchuyler Reber, 1919-1920
Photo Formatb&w print
Photo Date1919-1920

ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionHarriet Grote Reber, 1941
Photo Formatb&w print
Photo Date1941

Section 3: Friends, scientists, co-workers
ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionHobart Walking Club, 1982; Reber is stooping, right center front, blue sweater with red stripe
Photo Formatcolor print
Photo Date1982

Group 5: Wheaton, Illinois


ItemTypePhotograph
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
PhotoSourceGrote Reber
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionWheaton,Illinois
Photo Formatpostcard
Photo Date1910

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