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Albert W. Recht Papers

Identifier: M193
Abstract Albert William Recht was an astronomer and educator at the University of Denver from 1932 to his death in 1962. The collection includes tapes of various lectures used on "public nights" at Chamberlin Observatory, newspapers clippings, bulletins of the Chamberlain Observatory, a copy of "A Space Trip for the Joneses," Chamberlin Observatory publications, photographs, notes for Recht's address to the National Amateur Astronomers Convention held in Denver (1959) and...
Dates: 1930 - 1962

Donald H. Menzel Papers

Identifier: M171
Scope and Contents

Reprints, 1500 slides of astronomical matters such as Mars, papers concerning the McCarthy loyalty investigations.

Dates: Other: 1922-1968

Herbert Alonzo Howe Family Papers

Identifier: M010
Abstract Herbert A. Howe (1858-1926) was Professor of Astronomy and Applied Mathematics, Director of Chamberlin Observatory, Dean of College of Arts and Sciences, and Dean of the Graduate School at the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado. He was instrumental in building the University of Denver's Chamberlin Observatory (1890) named after Humphrey B. Chamberlin. Howe oversaw the installation of the Observatory's Saegmuller telescope with its 20-inch Clark refractor. Howe's notebooks contain...
Dates: 1856-2002

Robert E. Stencel Papers

Identifier: M487
Abstract Robert E. Stencel was a Professor of Astronomy, Univeristy Astronomer for the University of Denver, Director of the Chamberlin and Mt. Evans Observatories, and Director of the Student Astronomy Lab. He has built out the educational program at Chamberlin Observatory to deliver messaging about the importance of dark skies and good lighting to attendees at the Denver Astronomical Society’s Public Nights, which often draw hundreds of visitors. His papers also inculde correspondence, teaching...
Dates: 1994 - 2019