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Astronomy Department. Publications. 1887-1977.
University Archives Record Series 187  
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Description
Record Series 187 contains publications of UCLA's Astronomy Department.
Background
The Department of Astronomy at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has its origins in the 1922 appointment of Frederick C. Leonard, an astronomer, to the Department of Mathematics. In 1931, a separate Department of Astronomy was created. The initial focus of the department was on meteoritics, followed by celestial mechanics, and interplanetary navigation. In the 1950s, the department expanded to include instruction in stellar astronomy and astrophysics.
Extent
1.6 linear ft. (4 boxes)
Restrictions
Copyright of portions of this collection has been assigned to The Regents of the University of California. The UCLA University Archives can grant permission to publish for materials to which it holds the copyright. All requests for permission to publish or quote must be submitted in writing to the UCLA University Archivist.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.