American Astronomical Society

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 14 January 1997
Location: 
Westin Harbor Castle Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

This interview is part of a small program to document the recent history of the American Astronomical Society (AAS).

Interviewed by: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Monday, 9 June 1975
Location: 
Mount Wilson-Palomar Observatories, Pasadena, California

In this interview, Horace Babcock discusses how the field of astrophysics has changed over the course of his career.

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Sunday, 17 July 1977
Location: 
Pacific Grove

Interview centers around experiences as a child on Mount Hamilton (Lick Observatory) just after the turn of the century; father’s scientific life (

Interviewed by: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Monday, 14 November 1977
Location: 
New York City, New York

Early life in California, undergraduate work at Caltech (1947-51), graduate work at Caltech in physics and astronomy, including work at Mt Wilson-P

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