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  1. The perfect machine: building the Palomar telescope / Ronald Florence.

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    Florence, Ronald.
    New York : HarperPerennial, 1995, c1994.
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    Florence, Ronald. 0060926708 (pbk.) 9780060926700 (pbk.) 125849 New York: HarperPerennial, 1995, c1994. 1st HarperPerennial ed. x, 451 p.: ill.; 21 cm. QB82.P18 Includes bibliographical references (p. [421]-434) and index. Cage CorningDB McCauley, George. ...

  2. The glass giant [videorecording] / Mason Productions, Inc.; Todd and Robin Mason, producers.

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    Los Angeles, Calif. : Mason Productions, Inc., c2003.

    Mason, Todd. Mason, Robin. Mason Productions, Inc. 92079 Glass giant Los Angeles, Calif.: Mason Productions, Inc., c2003. 1 videocassette (12 min.): sd., col.; 1/2 in. VHS. A television documentary, produced by Todd and Robin Mason. Inspired by "The ...

  3. Palomar, the world's largest telescope / with an introd. by Ira S. Bowen, illustrated by Milford Zornes.

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    Wright, Helen, 1914-
    New York : MacMillan, 1953, c1952.
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    Wright, Helen, 1914- 86862 New York: MacMillan, 1953, c1952. xi, 188 p.: ill.; 21 cm. QB88 Filmed from a borrowed copy. CMGL now owns. Stacks CorningDB Palomar Observatory. Reflecting telescopes California Palomar, Mount. Telescopes California Palomar. ...

  4. Mts. Wilson and Palomar [information card].

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    [S.l.] : Panarizon Publishing Corp., 1980.

    117507 [S.l.]: Panarizon Publishing Corp., 1980. 1 card: col. ill.; 16 x 12 cm. 117507 Displayed in the exhibition titled "Mirror to Discovery: The 200-inch Disk and the Hale Reflecting Telescope at Palomar" held at the Rakow Research Library ...

  5. [Baron Steuben Hotel matchbook featuring image of 200 inch disk].

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    New York : Lion Match Co., Inc., 1932-1949?

    117495 New York: Lion Match Co., Inc., 1932-1949? 1 matchbook: col. ill.; 5 x 4 cm. Unit 2 Drawer 5 Displayed in the exhibition titled "Mirror to Discovery: The 200-inch Disk and the Hale Reflecting Telescope at Palomar" held at the Rakow ...

  6. [Kodak advertisement with image inside Palomar Observatory] [advertisement].

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    [Rochester, NY : Kodak, 1949].
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    Eastman Kodak Company. 117477 Because photography can see a billion light years away [Rochester, NY: Kodak, 1949]. [1] p.: col. ill.; 46 x 61 cm. Unit 13, Drawer 9 Dimensions include mat; mat is shared with bib no. 117488. Advertisement about the use of ...

  7. [200" disk being loaded on train to go to California] [picture].

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    1936.
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    110651 200 inch disk 1936. 1 photo: b&w; 12 x 9 cm. 110651 Photograph is of disk being loaded onto the train for Palomar; railroad tracks are in the foreground of the photo while several men observe. C. 2 is reproduction of photograph and is matted ...

  8. [Diamond T Trucks] [advertisement].

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    [Chicago, IL : Diamond T Motor Car Co., 1947].
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    Diamond T Motor Car Co. 117508 The bright star of truck performance is Diamond T reliability [Chicago, IL: Diamond T Motor Car Co., 1947]. [1] p.: col. ill.; 46 x 61 cm. Unit 13, Drawer 9 Dimensions include mat; mat is shared with bib no. 117494. ...

  9. The journey to Palomar [videorecording] / Mason Productions, Inc.; written, produced, and directed by Todd and Robin Mason.

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    [S.l.] : PBS Home Video, c2008.
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    Mason, Todd. Mason, Robin. LaMarche, Maurice. Mason Productions, Inc. PBS Home Video. 106430 Subtitle on container: America's first journey into space [S.l.]: PBS Home Video, c2008. 1 videodisc (90 min.): sd., col., b&w; 4 3/4 in. Journey to ...

  10. [Palomar Observatory, San Diego County postcard] [picture].

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    San Diego, Ca. : Hopkins News Agency, 1939-1944?

    117475 Palomar Observatory, San Diego County, California--17 San Diego, Ca.: Hopkins News Agency, 1939-1944? 1 postcard: col. ill.; 9 x 14 cm. Box F Displayed in the exhibition titled "Mirror to Discovery: The 200-inch Disk and the Hale Reflecting ...

  11. [Edwin Hubble in Mt. Palomar telescope card].

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    [S.l.] : Life Magazine, 1978.

    Eyerman, J. R. Time Inc. 117493 [S.l.]: Life Magazine, 1978. 1 card: b &w; 13 x 8 cm. Box F Displayed in the exhibition titled "Mirror to Discovery: The 200-inch Disk and the Hale Reflecting Telescope at Palomar" held at the Rakow Research ...

  12. [Escondido Orange Association with image of Palomar Observatory in background] [advertisement].

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    [Escondido, Calif. : Escondido Orange Assoc., 1947?].
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    Escondido Orange Association. 117488 [Escondido, Calif.: Escondido Orange Assoc., 1947?]. [1] p.: col. ill.; 46 x 61 cm. Unit 13, Drawer 9 Dimensions include mat; mat is shared with bib no. 117477. Advertisement features large image of Palomar Observatory ...

  13. [Eugene Dietzgen Co.] [advertisement].

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    [Chicago, IL : Eugene Dietzgen Co., 1947].
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    Eugene Dietzgen Co. 117494 What better can we do? [Chicago, IL: Eugene Dietzgen Co., 1947]. [1] p.: col. ill.; 46 x 61 cm. Unit 13, Drawer 9 Dimensions include mat; mat is shared with bib no. 117508. Advertisement features color image of engineer with ...

  14. [200" disk being moved to Centerway Square in Corning] [picture].

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    1936.
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    110652 1936. 2 photos: b&w; 21 x 26 cm. 110652 One photo shows the disk being pulled by a truck past Hawkes Crystal factory no. 2 and the second shows the disk held on the platform with the chain attached to the platform. One photograph shows the disk ...

  15. [Fruehauf Trailers] [advertisement].

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    [S.l.] : Time, 1948.
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    Time Magazine March 8, 1948 109 pp. 117481 Palomar's famous mirror is hauled on a Fruehauf [S.l.]: Time, 1948. p. 109: ill.; 46 x 66 cm. Unit 13,Drawer 9 Dimensions include mat; mat shared with bib no. 127869. Advertisement boasts that a Fruehauf ...

  16. [Ed-u-card of the Palomar Observatory].

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    New York : Ed-u-cards Mfg. Corp., 1960.

    117506 The telescope In the dome of Palomar Observatory New York: Ed-u-cards Mfg. Corp., 1960. 1 card: ill.; 15 x 9 cm. Box F Displayed in the exhibition titled "Mirror to Discovery: The 200-inch Disk and the Hale Reflecting Telescope at Palomar" ...

  17. [35mm Palomar Observatory slide set 1353].

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    [S. l. : Meston's Travels, 1950s].

    117479 1353 Palomar Observ. [S. l.: Meston's Travels, 1950s]. [8] slides: col.; 5 x 5 cm. Unit 2 Drawer 5 Slides 1353a-d and 1353e-h in original packaging labeled 1353 Palomar Observ. A and B, respectively. Displayed in the exhibition titled " ...

  18. [Collection of papers], 1874-1973.

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    Corning Glass Works, Corning, NY, USA.
    1874-1973.
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    Corning Glass Works, Corning, NY, USA. Brothers, J. Stanley. 112892 1874-1973. 4 folders (with 27 folders, 1246 items): ill. (some col.); 28 cm. F-13584 Part of a collection of materials collected and organized by J. Stanley Brothers pertaining to the ...

  19. The glass giant of Palomar, by David O. Woodbury; with 50 drawings by the author and sketches by Russell W. Porter.

    The glass giant of Palomar, by David O. Woodbury; with 50 drawings by the author and sketches by Russell W. Porter.

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    Woodbury, David Oakes, 1896-
    New York, Dodd, Mead & Company, 1939.
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    Woodbury, David Oakes, 1896- Porter, Russell Williams, 1871-1949, illus. 0396019196 77171 New York, Dodd, Mead & Company, 1939. xiii, 368 p. front., illus., plates, ports., diagrs. 24 cm. QB88 Annotated bibliography: p. 365-368. Stacks CorningDB ...

  20. Reaching for the stars [videorecording] / Holland-Wegman Production for Corning Glass Works.

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    [Corning, N.Y. : Corning Glass Works], 1961.

    Corning Glass Works. Holland-Wegman Production. 61979 [Corning, N.Y.: Corning Glass Works], 1961. 1 film reel (14 min.): sd., col.; 16 mm. 1 videodisc (14 min.): sd., col.; 4 3/4 in. Reaching for the stars Film reel. DVD. A brief history of astronomy, ...

  21. The mirror of Mt. Palomar.

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    Corning Glass Works.
    Corning, N.Y. : Corning Glass Works, c1953.
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    Corning Glass Works. 68725 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Glass Works, c1953. 7 p.: ill.; 28 cm. QB82.P18 Describes the contributions of Corning Glass Works to the making of the Hale telescope. An additional copy is housed in the VF under "Telescopes- ...

  22. Giants of Palomar / drawings by Dr. R.W. Porter.

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    [Salt Lake City, Utah] : Hansen Planetarium. [Pasadena, Calif.] : California Institute of Technology, c1983.

    Porter, Russell Williams, 1871-1949. California Institute of Technology. 79038 [Salt Lake City, Utah]: Hansen Planetarium. [Pasadena, Calif.]: California Institute of Technology, c1983. 64 p.: ill.; 28 cm. Rev. ed. QB82.U62 This item was received with the ...

  23. The glass giant of Palomar / by David O. Woodbury; with 50 drawings by the author and sketches by Russell W. Porter.

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    Woodbury, David Oakes, 1896-
    New York : Dodd, Mead, 1940.

    Woodbury, David Oakes, 1896- 61704 New York: Dodd, Mead, 1940. xiii, 368 p.: ill.; 24 cm. QB88 Discussion of the inception, building, and purpose of the greatest telescope of its time, as well as a historic background of American astronomy. Includes ...

  24. The Universe from Palomar [videorecording] / National Educational Television; Bert Shapiro, producer and director.

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    [S.l.] : National Educational Television and Radio Center, c1967.

    Prowitt, David. McCauley, George V., 1882-1976. Shapiro, Bert. National Educational Television and Radio Center. Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center. California Institute of Technology. Palomar Observatory. Mount Wilson Observatory. ...

  25. [Mr. Wood's film] [videorecording] / Mr. Wood.

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    Corning, N.Y. : Mr. Wood, [n.d., 1930-1940]

    62270 Corning, N.Y.: Mr. Wood, [n.d., 1930-1940] 1 videodisc (9 min.): si., b&w; 4 3/4 in. [Mr. Wood's film] DVD. A home video, produced by Mr. Wood, which appears to have been compiled over a period of time. Footage of the 200" disk, made ...

  26. John Hoxie and the Palomar telescope [videorecording] / Corning Community College.

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    [Corning, N.Y. : Corning Community College], 1989.

    Hoxie, John. Anderson, Jack. Corning Glass Works. 62334 [Corning, N.Y.: Corning Community College], 1989. 1 videocassette (55 min.): sd., col.; 1/2 in. 1 videodisc (55 min.): sd., col.; 4 3/4 in. John Hoxie and the Palomar telescope VHS. DVD. Film begins ...

  27. Dr. John Clyde Hostetter collection, 1934-1943.

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    Hostetter, John C.

    Hostetter, John C. 68344 0.42 linear ft (1 box). Organized into 2 series: I. Photographs, 1934-1936. II. Personal and Glass-related Miscellany, 1939-1943, N.D. Hostetter Collection Box 1 Print finding aid available in the Juliette K. and Leonard S. Rakow ...

  28. Story of Palomar [videorecording] / Encyclopedia Britannica Films.

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    [California?] : Encyclopedia Britannica Films : California Institute of Technology, 1960.

    Encyclopedia Britannica Films, inc. California Institute of Technology. 61986 [California?]: Encyclopedia Britannica Films: California Institute of Technology, 1960. 1 videodisc (38 min.): sd., col.; 4 3/4 in. Story of Palomar Original film was copied ...

  29. Palomar pictorial / [photographs by T.V. Watterson, Jr.]

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    Watterson, T. V.
    San Diego, Calif. : Frye & Smith, c1965.
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    Watterson, T. V. 64956 San Diego, Calif.: Frye & Smith, c1965. 60 p.: ill.; 21 x 28 cm. QB82.P17 "This booklet presents, primarily by means of pictures, the history and operation of the installations on Palomar Mountain"--P. 2. 200 inch disk ...

  30. Pouring the world's largest eye [videorecording]: the 200" telescope disc at the Corning Glass Works.

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    Corning, N.Y. : [s.n.], 1934.
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    38578 Also known as: Pouring the 200 inch disk Also known as: [Casting of the 200" mirror blank for Mount Palomar] Corning, N.Y.: [s.n.], 1934. 1 film reel (12 min.): si., b&w; 16 mm. 1 videocassette (12 min.): si., b&w; 1/2 in. 1 videodisc ...

  31. The perfect machine: building the Palomar telescope / Ronald Florence.

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    Florence, Ronald.
    New York : HarperCollins, c1994.
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    Florence, Ronald. 0060182059: $27.50 ($38.75) 26615 New York: HarperCollins, c1994. x, 451 p.: ill.; 25 cm. QB82.P18 Includes bibliographical references (p. [421]-434) and index. The Hale Telescope at the Palomar Observatory contains the second casting of ...

  32. Corning Glass Works and astronomical telescopes / Dr. George V. McCauley.

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    McCauley, George V., 1882-1976.
    [Corning, N.Y. : Corning Glass Works], 1965.
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    McCauley, George V., 1882-1976. 36085 [Corning, N.Y.: Corning Glass Works], 1965. 139 p.; 28 cm. QB82.P18 Photocopy of a typed manuscript. Details the company's involvement from ca. 1920-1959. Stacks CorningDB Palomar Observatory. Corning Glass Works ...

  33. Photographic giants of Palomar; drawings by R.W. Porter.

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    Fassero, James Sebastian, 1908-
    Los Angeles, Print. by Westernlore Press [1947]
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    Fassero, James Sebastian, 1908- 20768 Los Angeles, Print. by Westernlore Press [1947] 60 p. illus. 28 cm. QB82.P18 Stacks CorningDB Palomar Observatory. Telescopes California Palomar. Location:  Stacks Call Number:  QB82.P18F24 Books ...

  34. Dedication of the Palomar Observatory and the Hale telescope, June 3, 1948.

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    California Institute of Technology.
    [Pasadena] : California Institute of Technology, [1948]
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    California Institute of Technology. 27622 Palomar, June 3, 1948 [Pasadena]: California Institute of Technology, [1948] 33 p.; 33 cm. QB82.P18 C. 1 flooded copy, slight damage. f-752, 1 sheet; hard copy in library QB82.P18.C15. Stacks CorningDB Palomar ...

  35. [Truck driver congratulated after having driven truck carrying 200 inch disk up mountain to Palomar Observatory] [picture].

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    2011.
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    127869 2011. 1 reproduction: b&w; 46 x 66 cm. Unit 13, Drawer 9 Dimensions include mat; mat is shared with bib no. 117481. Reproduction is of master driver Lloyd Green, center, who is shown receiving congratulations on November 19, 1947 from Jack ...

  36. [Polishing machine and electromagnetic sweeper] [picture].

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    2011.
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    127853 2011. 2 reproductions: b&w; 61 x 46 cm. Unit 13, Drawer 8 Dimensions include mat. Top image (1937-1947?) of polishing machine in Optical Shop at Caltech was created from digital file loaned from Scott Kardel; bottom image (December 1938) of ...