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Interviewed by: 
Norriss S. Hetherington
Interview date: 
Thursday, 3 June 1976
Location: 
Tucson, Arizona

Family, early education, attendance at University of California at Berkeley, 1924-1928, and change to major in astronomy. Influence of William F.

Interviewed by: 
Patrick McCray
Interview date: 
Friday, 29 October 1999
Location: 
Tucson, Arizona

This is an interview conducted with Dr. Sidney Wolff. The interview was done a few weeks before Dr.

Interviewed by: 
Patrick McCray
Interview date: 
Saturday, 23 October 1999
Location: 
Tucson, Arizona

This is an interview conducted with Dr. Sidney Wolff. The interview was done a few weeks before Dr.

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 11 July 1978
Location: 
Hale Observatories, Santa Barbara Street, Pasadena, California

Interview examines early life in San Francisco and first contacts with Astronomy in 1920; Public Lectures under auspices of the Astronomical Societ

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Saturday, 9 April 1977
Location: 
Peter Van de Kamp's home, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

Recollections of family background and early schooling in Holland; interest in science and influence of C.

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Sunday, 18 March 1979
Location: 
Peter Van de Kamp's home, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

Recollections of family background and early schooling in Holland; interest in science and influence of C.

Interviewed by: 
Helen Wright and Charles Weiner
Interview date: 
Thursday, 25 August 1966
Location: 
Shapley's home, Sharon, New Hampshire

Childhood on Missouri farm, early education and interest in science. Enters University of Missouri, 1907; B.A., 1910, M.A.

Interviewed by: 
Charles Weiner and Helen Wright
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 8 June 1966
Location: 
Shapley's home, Sharon, New Hampshire

Childhood on Missouri farm, early education and interest in science.

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 19 July 1977
Location: 
Berkeley, California

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

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

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