Contents and Arrangement

Correspondence and notes, circa 1910-1940

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


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.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

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.

Credit this material:

Correspondence and notes; Raymond S. Dugan Papers, C0551, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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