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Lick Observatory Records: Glass Negatives
UA 36 Ser.6  
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Alternative Forms of Material Available
  • History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Lick Observatory Records: glass negatives
    Dates: 1870-1950
    Collection number: UA 36 Ser.6
    Creator: Lick Observatory
    Collection Size: 42 boxes
    Repository: University of California, Santa Cruz. University Library. University Archives
    Santa Cruz, California 95064
    Abstract: This collection contains glass negatives documenting the building and development of the Observatory and its community as well as astronomy.
    Physical location: Stored in Special Collections & Archives: Advance notice is required for access to the papers.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Access

    Collection is restricted due to fragile nature of the glass plates.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    Lick Observatory Records: glass negatives. UA 36 Ser.6. University Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

    Acquisition Information

    Transferred to UCSC in 1967.

    Alternative Forms of Material Available

    The collection has been digitized and the images can be found at:
    Title: Lick Observatory Records Digital Archive - Ser.6: Glass Plates & Ser.7 Astronomer Portraits
     

    History

    The Lick Observatory is an astronomical observatory, owned and operated by the University of California. It is situated on the summit of Mount Hamilton, in the Diablo Range just east of San Jose, California, USA. The observatory is managed by the University of California Observatories, with headquarters on the University of California, Santa Cruz, campus.
    An extensive history of Lick Observatory and James Lick can be found at:
    Title: Lick Observatory Historical Collections: James Lick, the "Generous Miser"
     

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection contains glass negatives documenting the building and development of the Observatory and astronomy. Also included are random images taken by the Lick community.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Lick, James, 1796-1876--Archives
    Lick Observatory--Archives
    University of California (System)--History
    Astronomy--United States--History
    Mt. Hamilton (Calif.)
    Glass negatives

    Related Material

    Lick Observatory Records, Ser.7: Astronomer Portraits