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Hogg, Helen (Battles) Sawyer, 1905-1993.
Oral history interview with Helen Sawyer Hogg, 1979 August 17.
Training at Mount Holyoke, 1926, and at Harvard College Observatory; work for Harlow Shapley on variable stars in globular clusters; move to the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory and then to David Dunlap Observatory in 1934 when husband changed positions; research activities at David Dunlap; continued contact with Shapley; David Dunlap Observatory during World War II; popular writing and organizational activities; program director for the Astronomy Program at National Science Foundation (NSF), 1955-1956; recollections of Harlow Shapley. Also prominently mentioned are: Annie Jump Cannon, John S. Plaskett, Jan Schildt, Robert Julius Trumpler; Harvard University, and Toronto Star.
Cannon, Annie Jump, 1863-1941
Hogg, Helen (Battles) Sawyer, 1905-1993.
Plaskett, John Stanley, 1865-1941.
Schildt, Jan
Shapley, Harlow, 1885-1972.
Trumpler, Robert J. (Robert Julius), b. 1886.
David Dunlap Observatory
Dominion Astrophysical Observatory.
Harvard College Observatory
Harvard University.
Mount Holyoke College.
National Science Foundation (U.S.)
Toronto Star.
Astronomy -- Societies, etc.
Astrophysics -- History
Science -- Popularization.
Variable stars.
Women in science.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Science.
Sound recordings. aat
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Transcripts. aat
DeVorkin, David H., 1944- interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA