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Papers of John Bolton, 1940-1993 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1442421
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Bolton, J. G. (John Gatenby), 1922-1993
 
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Description [1940-1993] 
0.60 m. (4 boxes). 
Summary

Collection contains articles written by Bolton which were published in science journals; correspondence between Bolton and his colleagues; collection of photos of Bolton, his colleagues and the Australian National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Parkes, NSW; collection of newspaper cuttings; general file of research notes and CSIRO publications. Correspondents include E.G. Bowen (Sydney), L.A. DuBridge (Pasadena), I. Prigorine (Brussels), J.L. Locke (Ottawa), Sir F. White (Canberra), J.P. Shelton (Melbourne), J.H. Gort (Leiden), C. Arp (Pasadena), H.W. Babcock (Pasadena), Sir M. Ryle (Cambridge), J.S. Hey (Willington, U.K.), D. Walsh (London), R.D. Ekers (Pasadena), D.S. Heeschen (Charlottesville), B.Y. Mills (Sydney) and P. Daly (London).

Biography/History

Radio astronomer. Director of the Australian National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Parkes, NSW, 1961-1971, Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), 1955-1961. In 1948 he discovered several sources of cosmic radio emission from galaxies outside the Milky Way. He was a fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (1969), fellow of the Royal Society (1973) and appointed CBE 1981.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 9063.

Related Material Related materials: Oral history interview with J. Bolton is held by the National Library of Australia at ORAL TRC 324.  Related materials: A collection of photographs is held by the National Library of Australia Pictures and Manuscript Collection at PIC P638/1-40 Album 840. 
Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (6 p.) 
Subjects Bolton, J. G. (John Gatenby), 1922-1993 -- Archives.  |  Bowen, E. G. -- Correspondence.  |  DuBridge, Lee A. (Lee Alvin), 1901- -- Correspondence.  |  Prigorine, I. -- Correspondence.  |  Locke, J. L. -- Correspondence.  |  White, Frederick, 1905- -- Correspondence.  |  Ryle, Martin, Sir, 1918-1984 -- Correspondence.  |  Hey, J. S. (James Stanley), 1909- -- Correspondence.  |  Ekers, Ron -- Correspondence.  |  Heeschen, David S. -- Correspondence.  |  Mills, Bernard Yarnton, 1920- -- Correspondence.  |  Daly, Philip -- Correspondence.  |  Parkes Radio Telescope.  |  Astronomers -- Australia -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1940-1993 
Occupation Astronomers.

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