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Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the J. Craig Wheeler Papers, 2005-2010



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Wheeler, J. Craig
Title: Wheeler, J. Craig, Papers
Dates: 2005-2010
Abstract: The J. Craig Wheeler Papers, 2005-2010, relate to his term as president of the American Astronomical Society.
Accession No.: 2011-400
Extent: 1 ft.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

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.

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Scope and Contents

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.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Wheeler, J. Craig -- Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
American Astronomical Society.
Subjects
Astronomy -- United States.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

J. Craig Wheeler Papers, 2005-2010, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Ryder Kouba, January 2012.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

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4Jc62 AAS Executive Committee meeting, Oct. 14-15, 2006
Griffin Dinner, November 21, 2006
Congressional Visit Day, April 27-May 2, 2006
DC, January 2006
AAS Executive Committee meeting, October 15-16, 2005
Treasurer/Investment, 2006
Committee on the Status of Minority Astronomers (CSMA), 2007
Journals, 2006
Communications Committee, 2007
Marvel, Nolan, 2006
Griffin, 2006
NAC Spat, 2006-2008
International Year of Astronomy (IYA), 2008
Education, 2006
Executive Committee material, 2007
AAS Notes
Correspondence
IYA, 2008
CAPP chair, 2009
CAPP strategic plan, 2009
AAS Active - CAPP, 2006
AAS Prez, 2004-2007
President's columns, 2006-2008
AAS Statements, 2006-2008
Executive Committee
Congressional Visit Day, Briefing folder, 2010
Senior Review, 2006-2007
Austin Council Agenda, 2007-2008
AAS St. Louis
AAS Austin
Alamo Movie Night, 2008
Intelligent Design

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