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Boris Garfinkel papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1714

Scope and Contents

The papers include correspondence, writings, and research notes, which document Boris Garfinkel's research and publications in astronomy.

Dates

  • 1921-1992

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has been transferred to Yale University for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Boris Garfinkel, 1996, and the estate of Boris Garfinkel, 1999.

Extent

6.8 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.1714

Overview

The papers include correspondence, writings, and research notes, which document Boris Garfinkel's research and publications in astronomy.

Biographical / Historical

Boris Garfinkel was born in Rjev, Russia, on November 18, 1904. He earned a Ph.D. in astronomy from Yale University in 1943. Garfinkel worked, from 1946 to 1967, in the Ballistic Research Laboratories at the Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland. He then taught at Yale University as a senior research astronomer specializing in celestial mechanics. In 1983 he was made professor emeritus of astronomy.
Title
Guide to the Boris Garfinkel Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Diane E. Kaplan
Date
December 1996
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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