Interview examines early life in San Francisco and first contacts with Astronomy in 1920; Public Lectures under auspices of the Astronomical Societ
Parents' background; childhood in Ohio; early interest in astronomy.
In this interview, Allan Sandage discusses his career and the history of the Hale Observatories.
Early home life in Indiana, and early schooling. Origins of his interest in astronomy and the influence of both family and teachers.
This interview begins with a discussion of Babcock's childhood and youth around Mt. Wilson Observatory, with comments on father (Harold D.