Papers of Gart Westerhout


This collection contains Gart Westerhout's papers from when he was at the University of Leiden starting in 1952 until he left the University of Maryland (UMD) to go to the U.S. Naval Observatory (USNO) in 1977. Some of the collected publications and reprints predate 1952 (the earliest is 1932), and some papers are dated after 1977. Included in this collection is his work with radio astronomy research and development; conferences, symposia, and committees that he attended; and his collected publications. Also included with the papers are correspondence, observing logs, data sheets, printed programs, photographs, and material from other institutions where he visited, such as the Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie (MPIfR) and the Australian National Univserity in Sydney, in addition to his work at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO).

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