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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.
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    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. Title from label. This video is only an excerpt or segment about the "Glass giant& ...

  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-
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    Wright, Helen, 1914- 86862 xi, 188 pages: illustrations; 21 cm QB88 Filmed from a borrowed copy. CMGL now owns. Stacks CorningDB Palomar Observatory. Reflecting telescopes California Palomar, Mount. Telescopes California Palomar. Stacks Microform Location ...

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

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

    117495 New York: Lion Match Co., Inc., 1932-1949? 1 matchbook: col. ill.; 5 x 4 cm. Unit 2 Drawer 5 Matchbook features image of 200 inch disk on verso with brief text: "the discs on display at the Baron Steuben Hotel are replicas of the 200-inch mirr ...

  5. [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 p ...

  6. [200" disk being loaded on train to go to California] [picture].

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    Documents

    110651 200 inch disk 1 item: ink on paper; 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. Digitized in-house October 2014. C. 2 is reproduction ...

  7. [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. Advertis ...

  8. 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 Palo ...

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

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    San Diego, Ca. : Hopkins News Agency, 1939-1944?
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    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 Postcard features Palomar Observatory with path leading to entrance in foreground and tree on right. " ...

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

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

    Eyerman, J. R. Time Inc. 117493 [S.l.]: Life Magazine, 1978. 1 card: b &w; 13 x 8 cm. Box F Card includes four questions, labeled A.- D., regarding Hubble and the telescope. "Edwin Hubble in Mt. Palomar telescope, 10/9/50, 29058"-- printed o ...

  11. [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 ...

  12. [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 tex ...

  13. [200" disk being moved to Centerway Square in Corning] [picture].

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    Documents

    110652 2 items: ink on paper; 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 be ...

  14. [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 tru ...

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

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    New York : Ed-u-cards Mfg. Corp., 1960.
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    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 Black and white image of dome of Palomar Observatory with light green borders on top and bottom of image; verso includes informat ...

  16. [35mm Palomar Observatory slide set 1353].

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    [S. l. : Meston's Travels, 1950s].
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    117479 1353 Palomar Observ. [S. l.: Meston's Travels, 1950s]. [8] slides: col.; 5 x 5 cm. Unit 2 Drawer 5 Set features eight color slides of various images in and around Palomar Observatory labeled 1353a-h. Displayed in the exhibition titled "Mi ...

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

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    Corning Glass Works, Corning, NY, USA.
    1874-1973.
    Microform

    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 gla ...

  18. 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 Corni ...

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

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    [Corning, N.Y. : Corning Glass Works], 1961.
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    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 Title from title frame. Released by Association F ...

  20. 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--Paloma ...

  21. 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.
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    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 "Text revised in 1983 by t ...

  22. 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.
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    Woodbury, David Oakes, 1896- 61704 New York: Dodd, Mead, 1940. xiii, 368 p.: ill.; 24 cm. QB88 Includes bibliographical references (p. 365-368). Discussion of the inception, building, and purpose of the greatest telescope of its time, as well as a histori ...

  23. 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.
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    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. Corni ...

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

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    Corning, N.Y. : Mr. Wood, [n.d., 1930-1940]
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    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] Title provided by CMGL. Filmed in Corning, New York, in the 1930s, and possibly 1940s. A home video, produced by Mr. Wood, which appears ...

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

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    [Corning, N.Y. : Corning Community College], 1989.
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    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 Title provided by John ...

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

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    Hostetter, John C.
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    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 Archive. Access to this collection is unrestricted. However, access ...

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

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    [California?] : Encyclopedia Britannica Films : California Institute of Technology, 1960.
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    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 Title frame missing from DVD ...

  28. 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 ...

  29. 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 ( ...

  30. 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 ...

  31. 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 ...

  32. Photographic giants of Palomar / by James S. Fassero; 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.: ill.; 28 cm. QB82.P18 Spiral bound. Stacks CorningDB Palomar Observatory. Telescopes California Palomar. Location:  Secured Stacks Call Number:  QB82.P18F24 Books ...

  33. 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 Obs ...

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

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    2011.
    Photographs

    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 Bely ...

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

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    2011.
    Photographs

    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 ele ...

  36. [Hubble's Variable Nebula] [picture].

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    2011.
    Photographs

    127846 2011. 1 photograph: b&w; 39 x 51 cm. Unit 13, Drawer 8 Dimensions include mat. Image created from digital file loaned from Scott Kardel of the first object that was photographed and studied with the Hale telescope on January 26, 1949 from the P ...