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Harvard-Smithsonian Women Computers Project - Annie Jump Cannon 09

At Harvard College Observatory (now the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics), women studied over 130 years of the night sky, all preserved on glass plate photographs. Women computers catalogued stars, identified variables, interpreted stellar spectra, counted galaxies, and measured distances in space. Several of them made game-changing discoveries in astronomy and astrophysics. Interested in historical women? Love astronomy? Help us transcribe the work of the Harvard Observatory's women computers and see which stars shine the brightest. To learn more about the impact of the women computers, listen to an interview with Dava Sobel about her recently released book "Glass Universe" describing their legacy.

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Harvard-Smithsonian Women Computers Project - Henrietta Swan Leavitt #01

At Harvard College Observatory (now the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics), women studied over 130 years of the night sky, all preserved on glass plate photographs. Women computers catalogued stars, identified variables, interpreted stellar spectra, counted galaxies, and measured distances in space. Several of them made game-changing discoveries in astronomy and astrophysics. Interested in historical women? Love astronomy? Help us transcribe the work of the Harvard Observatory's women computers and see which stars shine the brightest. To learn more about the impact of the women computers, listen to an interview with Dava Sobel about her recently released book "Glass Universe" describing their legacy.

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Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, General Correspondence: John Levy Galleries, 1927-1948

Letters with art dealers and galleries from the General Correspondence subseries of the Jacques Seligmann & Co. records. The Jacques Seligmann & Co. records in the Archives of American Art are among the world’s foremost resources for provenance research. The collection documents the business dealings of international art galleries which were active for nearly a century, and contains invaluable information for tracing the provenance of works of art which passed through the Jacques Seligmann & Company holdings.

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Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, General Correspondence: Swetzoff Gallery, 1951-1953

Letters with art dealers and galleries from the General Correspondence subseries of the Jacques Seligmann & Co. records. The Jacques Seligmann & Co. records in the Archives of American Art are among the world’s foremost resources for provenance research. The collection documents the business dealings of international art galleries which were active for nearly a century, and contains invaluable information for tracing the provenance of works of art which passed through the Jacques Seligmann & Company holdings.

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Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, General Correspondence: Swetzoff Gallery, 1954-1960

Letters with art dealers and galleries from the General Correspondence subseries of the Jacques Seligmann & Co. records. The Jacques Seligmann & Co. records in the Archives of American Art are among the world’s foremost resources for provenance research. The collection documents the business dealings of international art galleries which were active for nearly a century, and contains invaluable information for tracing the provenance of works of art which passed through the Jacques Seligmann & Company holdings.

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Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, General Correspondence: Wildenstein & Co., 1924-1939

Letters with art dealers and galleries from the General Correspondence subseries of the Jacques Seligmann & Co. records. The Jacques Seligmann & Co. records in the Archives of American Art are among the world’s foremost resources for provenance research. The collection documents the business dealings of international art galleries which were active for nearly a century, and contains invaluable information for tracing the provenance of works of art which passed through the Jacques Seligmann & Company holdings.

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Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, General Correspondence: Wildenstein & Co., 1940-1946

Letters with art dealers and galleries from the General Correspondence subseries of the Jacques Seligmann & Co. records. The Jacques Seligmann & Co. records in the Archives of American Art are among the world’s foremost resources for provenance research. The collection documents the business dealings of international art galleries which were active for nearly a century, and contains invaluable information for tracing the provenance of works of art which passed through the Jacques Seligmann & Company holdings.

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Martin H. Moynihan - Ducks in South America (Peru, Tierra del Fuego)

Did you know that the Tierra del Fuego island—named the Land of Fire—is actually a cold climate? The island has low temperatures, and even glaciers in the surrounding sea! How do you think that impacts the region’s wildlife? Find out more with ornithologist Martin Moynihan’s field notes from South America. Moynihan, the founding director of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, observed the behavior and migration patterns of ducks in Peru and Tierra del Fuego. On International Migratory Bird Day, help us transcribe this set of field notes for future ornithology research!

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Martin H. Moynihan - Ring-billed Gulls, Pelican Island-Doglake, Manitoba, Canada, 1954-55

Ring-billed gulls—one of the most common species in North America—often nest near the Canadian coasts. But where do these birds travel in colder weather? Track the migration of the ring-billed gulls of Canada with Martin H. Moynihan’s 1954-55 field notes. Moynihan, a biologist and ornithologist, was founding director of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama. In celebration of International Migratory Bird Day, join in on transcribing Moynihan’s field notes!

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Martin H. Moynihan- Gulls in North America (California, Chincoteague, and Bronx Zoo)

Did you know that the 1973 Noble Prize in Physiology or Medicine went to three ornithologists, including Dr. Nikolaas Tinbergen? The award was given for their work uncovering social patterns in animals—a topic that was sure to have interested behavioral evolutionary biologist Martin Moynihan! Moynihan—an ornithologist and founding director of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute—wrote to Tinbergen while observing gulls throughout parts of North America. Find out more about their correspondence, and the rest of Moynihan’s research, by helping transcribe this set of field notes!

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