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  1. [Mold for 200 inch disk] [picture].

    Library
    [Corning, NY].

    121207 [Corning, NY]. Mold for 200 inch disk with man, arms crossed, in lower right corner of image. This image is in the "Dave Buck" collection in MediaBin. Digitized from a loaned photograph Dave Buck; 2011. Photograph is property of Dave Buck ...

  2. [Molten glass emptied from ladle into mold for 200 inch disk] [picture].

    Library
    [Corning, NY].

    121242 [Corning, NY]. A close up view inside mold door reveals mold for 200 inch disk as molten glass is poured from ladle. This image is in the "Dave Buck" collection in MediaBin. Digitized from a loaned photograph Dave Buck; 2011. Photograph i ...

  3. [Two men work with ladle of molten glass for 200 inch disk] [picture].

    Library
    [Corning, NY].

    121240 [Corning, NY]. Two men work with ladle as other men observe from behind. The man on right with protective face shield is probably Charlie Wilson. Various equipment and materials are in background. This image is in the "Dave Buck" collecti ...

  4. [Crowd observes as crane is readied to load 200 inch disk on railroad car] [picture].

    Library
    [Corning, NY].

    121216 [Corning, NY]. 1 reproduction: b&w; 56 x 46. Unit 13, Drawer 8 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 from January 10 ...

  5. [Crowd gathered on railroad tracks to observe crane that will load 200 inch disk] [picture].

    Library
    [Corning, NY].

    121212 [Corning, NY]. Crowd gathered around crane during preparations for shipment of 200 inch disk; five tracks or railroad are in foreground with crowd, crane, railroad cars, and various buildings in background. This image is in the "Dave Buck" ...

  6. [Man with protective face shield guides ladle into mold for 200 inch disk] [picture].

    Library
    [Corning, NY].

    121217 [Corning, NY]. A man, probably Charlie Wilson, guides ladle of molten glass into the mold as several men observe from behind. This image is in the "Dave Buck" collection in MediaBin. Digitized from a loaned photograph Dave Buck; 2011. Pho ...

  7. [Man ladles molten glass into mold for 200 inch disk] [picture].

    Library
    [Corning, NY].

    121213 [Corning, NY]. A man, with assistance from another, works to ladle molten glass in mold as three men observe from behind. This image is in the "Dave Buck" collection in MediaBin. Digitized from a loaned photograph Dave Buck; 2011. Photogr ...

  8. [Man observes mold for 200 inch disk] [picture].

    Library
    [Corning, NY].

    121206 [Corning, NY]. Man sits in foreground looking at mold for 200 inch disk in background. This image is in the "Dave Buck" collection in MediaBin. Digitized from a loaned photograph Dave Buck; 2011. Photograph is property of Dave Buck. Displ ...

  9. [Crane prepares to load 200 inch disk on railroad car] [picture].

    Library
    [Corning, NY].

    121244 [Corning, NY]. Crane is positioned to load shipping crate of 200 inch disk onto railroad car for shipment to California. A man steadies ladder that has been placed against shipping crate while other men are gathered around. This image is in the &qu ...

  10. [Photograph of Secretary-Manager of Corning Chamber of Commerce C. W. Bond cuts glass ribbon to open new museum housing 200 inch disk] [picture].

    Library
    Documents

    126787 1 item: ink on paper; 19 x 25 cm 126787 Photograph is of C.W. Bond, Secretary-Manager of Corning Chamber of Commerce, cutting glass ribbon to admit first visitor to new Civic Observatory Museum. A crowd is gathered around him, including a brass ban ...

  11. [Men insert ladle of molten glass into mold for 200 inch disk] [picture].

    Library
    [Corning, NY].

    121283 [Corning, NY]. A man, probably Charlie Wilson, guides ladle of molten glass into the mold as several men observe from behind. Another man, to Wilson's left, appears to be operating a lever from a piece of equipment above. This image is in the ...

  12. [Man with protective face shield guides ladle to 200 inch disk mold] [picture].

    Library
    [Corning, NY].

    121215 [Corning, NY]. A man, probably Charlie Wilson, guides ladle suspended from track on ceiling. Mold for 200 inch disk is in background. This image is in the "Dave Buck" collection in MediaBin. Digitized from a loaned photograph Dave Buck; 2 ...

  13. [Men prepare for shipment of 200 inch disk] [picture].

    Library
    [Corning, NY].

    121211 [Corning, NY]. Several men work in railroad yard to prepare for shipment of 200 inch disk; Centerway Bridge in is background. This image is in the "Dave Buck" collection in MediaBin. Digitized from a loaned photograph Dave Buck; 2011. Pho ...

  14. [Two men stand in front of railroad car loaded with shipping crate for 200 inch disk bound for California] [picture].

    Library
    [Corning, NY].

    121208 [Corning, NY]. Railroad tracks in foreground with two men, one standing on railroad car, and shipping crate in background. This image is in the "Dave Buck" collection in MediaBin. Digitized from a loaned photograph Dave Buck; 2011. Photog ...

  15. [Man observes as several men gather around mold for 200 inch disk] [picture].

    Library
    [Corning, NY].

    121332 [Corning, NY]. A man rests arms and observes as several other men focus attention to mold for 200 inch disk; they are probably inserting ladle of molten glass into mold. Five men lean against rail looking on. This image is in the "Dave Buck&qu ...

  16. [Men gathered in railroad yard in preparation of shipment of 200 inch disk] [picture].

    Library
    [Corning, NY].

    121209 [Corning, NY]. Men gathered, some in discussion and others working, in railroad yard prior to shipment of 200 inch disk to California. This image is in the "Dave Buck" collection in MediaBin. Digitized from a loaned photograph Dave Buck; ...

  17. [Several men lean against railing while observing the pouring of 200 inch disk] [picture].

    Library
    [Corning, NY].

    121243 [Corning, NY]. Three men lean against railing while others gather nearby during the pouring of the 200 inch disk. This image is in the "Dave Buck" collection in MediaBin. Digitized from a loaned photograph Dave Buck; 2011. Photograph is p ...

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

    Library
    Florence, Ronald.
    New York : HarperPerennial, 1995, c1994.
    Books

    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. ...

  19. [Ladle of molten glass emptied into mold for 200 inch disk] [picture].

    [Ladle of molten glass emptied into mold for 200 inch disk] [picture].

    Library
    [Corning, NY].

    121241 [Corning, NY]. Silhouette of ladle is visible against background of light from inside mold. This image is in the "Dave Buck" collection in MediaBin. Digitized from a loaned photograph Dave Buck; 2011. Photograph is property of Dave Buck. ...

  20. [Molten glass is ladled into mold for 200 inch disk] [picture].

    Library
    [Corning, NY].

    121210 [Corning, NY]. Several men observe as molten glass is ladled into mold for 200 inch disk. This image is in the "Dave Buck" collection in MediaBin. Digitized from a loaned photograph Dave Buck; 2011. Photograph is property of Dave Buck. [D ...

  21. [Men position themselves on top of shipping crate in preparation for crane to load 200 inch disk onto railroad car] [picture].

    Library
    [Corning, NY].

    121260 [Corning, NY]. Photograph is property of Dave Buck. Digitized from a loaned photograph Dave Buck; 2011. [Digital image is property of The Corning Museum of Glass. Copyright of image is held by Dave Buck] Rights and Reproductions Manager. Three men ...

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

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

    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& ...

  23. Dr. McCauley at a press conference for the first disk [picture].

    Dr. McCauley at a press conference for the first disk [picture].

    Library
    1934.
    Photographs

    119828 1934. 1 photograph: b&w; 21 x 26 cm. Hostetter Collection Box 1 (Bib 68344) Folder 17 Photograph is of George McCauley standing on top of first disk at a press conference; camera and lighting equipment surround him and several men look on from ...

  24. [Four men standing in front of 200" disk] [picture].

    [Four men standing in front of 200" disk] [picture].

    Library
    1935.
    Photographs

    117698 Four men standing in fron tof 200 inch disk 1935. 1 photo: b&w; 20 x 25 cm. Unit 13, Drawer 8 Photography is matted; dimensions including mat are 36 x 47 cm. Photograph of four men posing in front of slightly illuminated 200" disk; the two ...

  25. [1958 Topps #49 Palomar Observatory space card].

    Library
    [S.l.] : T.G.C., 1958.
    Ephemera

    117480 [S.l.]: T.G.C., 1958. 1 card: col. ill.; 9 x 7 cm. Box F Cartoon image featured on card with "Palomar Observatory" printed on lower center. Verso includes information about Palomar Observatory with details about telescopes. Displayed in t ...

  26. Stress-time curve of annealing [technical drawing].

    Library
    1934?
    Prints & Drawings

    119804 1934? 1 drawing: black ink on paper; 32 x 39 cm. George McCauley Archive, box 7 of 11, folder 3 Graph illustrating relationship between stress and time of annealing. Stress has been given "F" values and time has been given "T" v ...

  27. [Design plan for pouring oven and mould for production of 200" disk] [technical drawing].

    [Design plan for pouring oven and mould for production of 200" disk] [technical drawing].

    Library
    1934?
    Prints & Drawings

    118492 1934? 1 drawing: black ink on textile; 46 x 59 cm. Unit 38, Drawer 1 Hand-drawn diagram includes cutaway design for pouring oven and mould. Along bottom of plan is empty grid with these designations: reference drawings, revisions, app'd, date, ...

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

    Library
    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 ...

  29. [Line drawing showcasing honeycomb-like structure of 200" disk] [art original].

    [Line drawing showcasing honeycomb-like structure of 200" disk] [art original].

    Library
    1930s?
    Prints & Drawings

    117747 Line drawing showcasing honeycomb-like structure of 200 inch disk 1930s? 1 drawing: pencil and ink on paper; 24 x 29 cm. George V. McCauley Archive, Box 1 Partially erased sketchings appear in various areas of drawing. This item is part of the Geor ...

  30. [Three men on ladder in front of 200" disk] [picture].

    [Three men on ladder in front of 200" disk] [picture].

    Library
    1935.
    Photographs

    117707 Three men atop ladder in front of 200 inch disk 1935. 1 photo: b&w; 21 x 26 cm. George V. McCauley Archive Photograph of three men illustrating height of 200" disk; one man stands on ground in front of ladder as two other men stand on ladd ...

  31. [Four people standing in front of Glass Observatory on Centerway] [picture].

    [Four people standing in front of Glass Observatory on Centerway] [picture].

    Library
    1948?
    Photographs

    116506 1948? 1 photo: b&w; 21 x 26 cm. George V. McCauley Archive, Box 5, "Moving the 200" Disc into the Corning Glass Center" Photograph is of Glass Observatory and Museum on Centerway Square in Corning, NY where the 200" disk was ...

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

    Library
    [S.l.] : PBS Home Video, c2008.
    Video

    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 ...

  33. [Slide of core design for 200" disk] [slide].

    [Slide of core design for 200" disk] [slide].

    Library
    193?
    Slides & Transparencies

    116544 Slide of core design for 200 inch disk 193? 1 slide: b&w; 9 x 11 cm. George V. McCauley Archive, Box 8 Slide is of core design for 200" disk featuring measurements and angles. Base of slide labeled "Section A-A". Red and white ci ...

  34. [Design plan for annealing kiln specifications for production of 200" disk] [technical drawing].

    Library
    1934?
    Prints & Drawings

    118502 1934? 1 drawing: black ink on textile; 96 x 114 cm. Unit 38, Drawer 1 Hand-drawn diagram includes design plan for annealing kiln with detailed specifications labeled by letters A, B, E, F, H, I, L, M, P, R, S, T, and W. Gift of Anne Price, daughter ...

  35. [Workmen with ladle of molten glass on way to mold for 200" disk] [picture].

    Library
    1934.
    Photographs

    116523 Workmen with ladle of molten glass on way to mold for 200 inch disk 1934. 2 photos: b&w; 21 x 26 cm. George V. McCauley Archive, Box 6, Book II Photograph is of five workmen operating ladle used during making of 200" disk. The ladle hanger ...

  36. [McCauley and Hostetter touching and examining 200" disk] [picture].

    [McCauley and Hostetter touching and examining 200" disk] [picture].

    Library
    1935.
    Photographs

    117722 McCauley and Hostetter touching 200 inch disk 1935. 1 photo: b&w; 21 x 26 cm. George V. McCauley Archive Photograph of Dr. George V. McCauley and Dr. J. C. Hostetter standing directly in front of the 200" disk, touching and examining disk. ...