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Huffer, Charles M. (Charles Morse), 1894-
Oral history interview with Charles M. Huffer, 1977 July 8.
Early life in Indiana; Morse family; Albion College; Joel Stebbins at University of Illinois, ca. 1916; position at Lick Observatory Southern Station in Chile, ca. 1920. Graduate years at University of Illinois with Stebbins; early photo-cell observations; observing projects and color systems in 1930s; advances in photoelectric photometry from 1920s to World War II; teaching and research at University of Wisconsin; eclipsing binaries; students and associates; American Astronomical Society (AAS) activities in 1940s and 1950s. Also prominently mentioned are: George Ogden Abell, William W. Campbell, Arthur D. Code, Gerald Edward Kron, Jan Hendrik Oort, Donald Osterbrock, Henry Norris Russell, Harlow Shapley, Albert Edward Whitford; Mount Wilson Observatory, and University of California, San Diego.
Abell, George O. (George Ogden), 1927-1983.
Campbell, William Wallace, 1862-1938
Code, Arthur D.
Huffer, Charles M. (Charles Morse), 1894-
Kron, Gerald Edward, 1913-
Oort, Jan Hendrik.
Osterbrock, Donald E.
Russell, Henry Norris, 1877-1957
Shapley, Harlow, 1885-1972.
Stebbins, Joel, 1878-1966
Whitford, Albert E. (Albert Edward), 1905-2002
American Astronautical Society.
Lick Observatory Southern Station (Chile)
Mount Wilson Observatory
University of California, San Diego.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
University of Wisconsin--Madison.
Astronomy -- Societies, etc.
Astronomy -- Study and teaching.
Astrophysics -- History
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Sound recordings lcgft
Transcripts. aat
DeVorkin, David H., 1944- interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA