This collection contains correspondence, notes, papers, reports, minutes, articles, charts, tables, scan data sheets and maps,
and photographs relating
to Faber's research on the structure, formation and evolution of
galaxies and stars since joining the faculty at UCSC Lick Observatory in 1972. Included also is material documenting her involvement
with Hubble Space Telescope and the W.M. Keck Observatory projects. A portion of the papers contain manuscript pages, diagrams
and other supportive material to Faber's thesis (Ph. D.), "Photometry of Elliptical Galaxies in Multiple Systems", completed
at Harvard University, 1971.
Astronomer Sandra Faber, a University Professor of astronomy and astrophysics, was elected to the American Philosophical Society
on April 29. The learned society, founded in 1743 by Benjamin Franklin, honors extraordinary accomplishments in all fields.
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.