Family, early education, attendance at University of California at Berkeley, 1924-1928, and change to major in astronomy. Influence of William F.
This is an interview conducted with Dr. Sidney Wolff. The interview was done a few weeks before Dr.
Interview examines early life in San Francisco and first contacts with Astronomy in 1920; Public Lectures under auspices of the Astronomical Societ
Recollections of family background and early schooling in Holland; interest in science and influence of C.
Childhood on Missouri farm, early education and interest in science. Enters University of Missouri, 1907; B.A., 1910, M.A.
Childhood on Missouri farm, early education and interest in science.
Growing up on Mount Hamilton in l950s; interests in father’s and mother’s work; schooling on mountain; learning astronomy at home; Webb School; col
General interview examining family origins; early life in Milwaukee; interest in mechanical things; development of interest in astronomy; engineeri