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Papers, 1928-1975.

Author: George C McVittie
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Correspondence relating to astronomical observations, astronomy, British scientists, cosmology, general relativity, gravitational collapse, mathematics, publications of scientific articles, radio astronomy, red-shifts, spoken English, and the University of Illinois; reprints of European meetings on radio astronomy, gravitation, and astronomy; and an autobiographical sketch concerning McVittie's parents (Francis
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Correspondence
Congresses
Named Person: Francis Skinner McVittie; Emily Caroline Weber McVittie; Charles Galton Darwin, Sir; Albert Einstein; Sherman C Lowell; Allan Sandage; Harlow Shapley; Abraham Haskel Taub; E T Whittaker
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: George C McVittie
OCLC Number: 154691443
Description: .3 linear ft.

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Correspondence relating to astronomical observations, astronomy, British scientists, cosmology, general relativity, gravitational collapse, mathematics, publications of scientific articles, radio astronomy, red-shifts, spoken English, and the University of Illinois; reprints of European meetings on radio astronomy, gravitation, and astronomy; and an autobiographical sketch concerning McVittie's parents (Francis Skinner and Emily Caroline (Weber) McVittie), youth in İzmir (Turkey), education at University of Edinburgh and Cambridge University, unified field theory and cosmological research, academic appointments and honors, World War II cryptographic service, and publications.

Correspondents include Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein, Sherman C. Lowell, Allan R. Sandage, Harlow Shapley, Abe H. Taub, and Edmund Whittaker.

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