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E. Dorrit Hoffleit papers

Call Number: MS 1915
Scope and Contents

The materials consist primarily of research notes; materials for presentations and articles; correspondence; photographs; biographical materials, and printed ephemera documenting the career of E. Dorrit Hoffleit in the field of astronomy.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Original computer files may not be accessed due to their fragility. Researchers must consult access copies.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for 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

Transferred from the Astronomy Department, Yale University, 2008. Materials were removed from Hoffleit's office by the Astronomy Department following her death.


The collection is arranged as received from the Astronomy Department, Yale University.

Majority of material found within 1945 - 2000
8.5 Linear Feet (9 boxes)
1 CD-Rs (648.11 megabytes)
Related Names
Hoffleit, Dorrit, 1907-
Language of Materials