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Interviewed by: 
Patrick McCray
Interview dates: 
February 13 and 14, 2003

Topics discussed include: his family and early childhood, education at Yale and Berkeley, Army and geodetic research, Otto Struve, George Herbig, L

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 25 September 1990
Location: 
DeVorkin's office, National Air and Space Museum

This interview begins with a discussion of Routly's undergraduate experience at McGill University, before moving on to discuss: his introduction to

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Saturday, 20 May 1978
Location: 
Flagstaff, Arizona

General interview examining family origins; early life in Milwaukee; interest in mechanical things; development of interest in astronomy; engineeri

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Thursday, 7 July 1977
Location: 
The 60-inch dome, Palomar Observatory

Early life in Mexico; Civil Engineering school, 1938, physics in Mexico; University of Mexico; study group; visitors from the United States, 1941;

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 9 August 1978
Location: 
Yerkes Observatory

Childhood and father's influence; high school in Washington, DC.

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 8 August 1978
Location: 
Yerkes Observatory

Childhood and father's influence; high school in Washington, DC.

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Thursday, 15 June 1978
Location: 
Moore Sitterly's home, Washington, D.C.

Interview examines early life in Pennsylvannia; family background; schooling; college years at Swarthmore, 1916-1920; choice of major subjects; con

Interviewed by: 
Finn Aaserud
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 19 August 1986

In this interview Gunnar Randers discusses his career and his involvement in science policy.

Interviewed by: 
Owen Gingerich
Interview date: 
Thursday, 21 January 1982
Location: 
University of California, Santa Cruz

Focuses on work during his graduate student years at Yerkes Observatory with Stewart L. Sharpless under the supervision of William Morgan.

Interviewed by: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 31 August 1976
Location: 
University of Grenoble, France

Early interest in seismology and astronomy, training in physics; postgraduate year at Harvard Observatory with Harlow Shapley, 1931-1932; on staff

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