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Nicholas U. Mayall Papers
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Description
This collection contains correspondence, administrative files, photographs, charts, meeting notes, research, and writings of astronomer Nicholas Ulrich Mayall.
Background
Nicholas Ulrich Mayall (May 9, 1906-January 5, 1993). Born in Moline, Illinois, Dr. Mayall grew up in Stockton, California. He earned his bachelor's degree and doctorate at the University of California at Berkeley. During World War II he did government research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Extent
31 linear feet (74 archives boxes)
Restrictions
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.
Availability
Collection open for research.