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James S. Pickering papers, 1945-1968

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0999
Bib ID 4079220 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Pickering, James S (James Sayre)
Title James S. Pickering papers, 1945-1968
Physical Description 7 linear feet (15 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

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Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged.

Description

Summary

Drafts and manuscripts of Pickering's short stories, articles, and books including 1001 QUESTIONS ANSWERED ABOUT ASTRONOMY, THE STARS ARE YOURS, FAMOUS ASTRONOMERS, ASTERISKS, CAPTIVES OF THE SUN, MEN SPACE AND THE STARS, and WINDOWS TO SPACE. The files also contain correspondence relating to these works.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); James S. Pickering papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/1989.

Revision Description

June 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH

Subject Headings

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Subject

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"CUL Collections:"
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"ArchivedGRID"
Astronomy Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Space Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Space Sciences Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Technical writing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Writer on astronomy and space.