Fred Lawrence Whipple correspondence, 1965-1975


Date: 1965-1975 | Size: 0.25 Linear feet, Ca. 100 p.


This correspondence is primarily with George W. Corner, Executive Officer of the American Philosophical Society, concerning Whipple's membership in and contributions to the Magellanic Committee of the APS. This committee awards a medal for the best discovery in navigation, astronomy, or natural philosophy.

Background note

Fred Lawrence Whipple was an astronomer, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1956.

Collection Information

Physical description

Ca. 100 p.


Presented by Fred Lawrence Whipple and accessioned, 1979 (1979 1925ms).

Indexing Terms

Corporate Name(s)

  • American Philosophical Society

Personal Name(s)

  • Corner, George Washington, 1889-1981
  • Whipple, Fred Lawrence,1906-2004


  • Astronomy.