A Guide to the J. Craig Wheeler Papers, 2005-2010
The Samuel T. and Fern Yanagisawa Regents Professor of Astronomy at the University of Texas at Austin, J. Craig Wheeler earned his B. S. in Physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1965 and a doctorate from the University of Colorado in 1969. In 1974, Wheeler began working at UT, publishing around 200 papers in academic journals and conference proceedings as well as serving as president of the American Astronomical Society from 2006 to 2008.
The J. Craig Wheeler Papers, 2005-2010, relate to his term as president of the American Astronomical Society. Documents include correspondence, official forms, materials relating to organization events, awards, public relations, and policies. Correspondence largely relates to organization functions and finances as well as larger issues in astronomy and science, particularly funding.
This collection is open for research use.
J. Craig Wheeler Papers, 2005-2010, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
This collection was processed by Ryder Kouba, January 2012.
Detailed Description of the Papers