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James S. Pickering papers, 1945-1968 

Creator: 
Pickering, James S (James Sayre),
Phys. Desc: 
7 linear feet (7 linear feet 15 boxes)
Call Number: 
MS#0999
Location: 
Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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Biographical Note

Writer on astronomy and space.

Scope and Contents

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.