Astronomy

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Monday, 14 March 1977
Location: 
Van Vleck Observatory, Wesleyan University, Middleton, Connecticut

Interview covers early education in Minneapolis and Washington, D.C. and early interests in astronomy and science; early contact with H.

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: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Thursday, 21 July 1977
Location: 
Athenaeum, Pasadena, California

A brief, impromptu talk with a film-maker about his science films for classroom and television use.

Interviewed by: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Thursday, 19 July 1979
Location: 
Princeton University

Life of his father, Karl Schwarzschild; father's scientific relationships in Göttingen (Felix Klein, David Hilbert); move to Potsdam, 1909; relatio

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin and Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Friday, 16 December 1977
Location: 
Princeton University

Life of his father, Karl Schwarzschild; father's scientific relationships in Göttingen (Felix Klein, David Hilbert); move to Potsdam, 1909; relatio

Interviewed by: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Friday, 3 June 1977
Location: 
Princeton University

Life of his father, Karl Schwarzschild; father's scientific relationships in Göttingen (Felix Klein, David Hilbert); move to Potsdam, 1909; relatio

Interviewed by: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Thursday, 10 March 1977
Location: 
Princeton University

Life of his father, Karl Schwarzschild; father's scientific relationships in Göttingen (Felix Klein, David Hilbert); move to Potsdam, 1909; relatio

Interviewed by: 
Finn Aaserud
Interview dates: 
May 20 and 21, 1987

Early education and exposure to field; attends Duke University; graduate work at California Institute of Technology; Caltech environment; work with

Interviewed by: 
William V. Smith
Interview dates: 
June 18 and 20, 1979

Childhood and youth; his family life and siblings; eduation at Furman during the Depression, 1931-1935; merit scholarship.

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