Raymond S. Dugan Papers
Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]
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Overview and metadata sections
Raymond Smith Dugan (1878-1940) was an American astronomer and educator. Dugan taught astronomy classes at Princeton.
The collection consists of Dugan's articles, correspondence, lecture notes, material for his astronomy classes at Princeton, and printed matter. The collection contains typescripts of articles, course outlines and final examinations, and copies of biographies of astronomers written for reference books, such as the Dictionary of American Biography. There is correspondence with publishers, academic colleagues, scholarly journals, astronomical societies, and directors of observatories, including ones at Harvard (Harlow Shapley) and the University of Arizona, as well as some personal correspondence. The collection also contains reports by Dugan to members of Commission 27 (Commission des Etoiles Variables) of the International Astronomical Union.
This is an unprocessed collection and remains in its original arrangement.
The contents of this collection came with the Henry Norris Russell Papers.
This collection was processed by Michael Heist in August 2007. Finding aid written by Michael Heist in August 2007.
This is an unprocessed collection. The contents list provided is a preliminary inventory.
The collection inventory was created by Michael Heist in August 2007.
No appraisal information is available.
- Astronomers -- United States -- Biographies
- Astronomy -- New Jersey -- Princeton -- 20th century
- Astronomical observatories -- Arizona -- Tucson -- 20th century
- Astronomical observatories -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge -- 20th century
- Astronomical observatories -- New Jersey -- Princeton -- 20th century
- Astronomical research -- United States -- 20th century
- Astronomy -- Study and teaching -- New Jersey -- Princeton -- 20th century
- Manuscripts Division
- Finding Aid Author
- Michael Heist
- Finding Aid Date
- Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research use.
- Use Restrictions
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.