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Box 1: Reports, Clippings, Publications, 1930s-1950s

 File — Box: M193.0001
Identifier: M193.0001


Contains 7 file folders and one bound report. The report is titled Space for the Joneses by Albert Recht (1955). File folders inclue " Chamberlin Observatory - preiodical articles, speechs (c. 1950's - early 1960's); Chamberlin Observations - Eclipses - photos, eclipse cards, diagrams (undated); Newspaper clippings (c. 1950s); Photographs (1923-1950s); Chamberlin observatory publications (1930-1950s); and Copies of materials form Recht family (undated), and includes maps of the moon's surface and a speech given in honor of Recht.


  • 1930s-1950s


1.5 Linear Feet : 1 letter document box, 1 legal document box, and 2 half letter document boxes

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The collection includes tapes of various lectures used on "public nights" at Chamberlin Observatory; newspapers clippings related to Recht's work at the Observatory; bulletins of the Chamberlain Observatory, (1930-1938); "A Space Trip for the Joneses, " by A.W. Recht; Chamberlin Observatory publications on constellations; photographs, slides, block prints and glass plate negatives of eclipses, Observatory, telescope and Recht; notes for Recht's address to the National Amateur Astronomers Convention held in Denver (1959), journal articles by Recht and an unidentified reel of 8mm film. This collection also contains his biography, family pictures, a copy of his doctoral dissertation from the university of Chicago, and a photograph of the Recht Crater on the moon.


Repository Details

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