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  • Collection: Slipher Brothers

Three Decades of V.M. Slipher - Edwin Hubble Correspondence

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"Three Decades of V.M. Slipher - Edwin Hubble Correspondence." Article in HAD News (The Newsletter of the Historical Astronomy Division of the American Astronomical Society), Number 95, May 2020

Arizona Legislature Resolution on the Death of Earl Carl Slipher

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Arizona Legislature Resolution on the Death of Earl Carl Slipher, 1965

Northern Arizona Furniture Company Documents

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Various documents pertaining to the Northern Arizona Furniture Company. V.M. Slipher was the company's President in 1930.

Pluto Discovery Plates

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Copy of sections of the original glass plates on which Pluto was discovered. The arrows show Pluto's movement against the background stars. Clyde Tombaugh discovered it by blinking the plates back and forth on a machine called a Blink Comparator.

Letter from Percival Lowell to V.M. Slipher, February 8, 1909

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Letter from Percival Lowell to V.M. Slipher requesting spectrographic work on spiral nebulae (galaxies)

Letter from Percival Lowell to V.M. Slipher, January 29, 1909

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Letter from Percival Lowell to V.M. Slipher requesting spectrographic work of planets and spiral nebulae (galaxies)

V. M. Slipher, Emma Slipher, Allan Cree with daughter-in-law Margaret Cree and children Robert and Mary in front of Slipher house (Lodge)

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V. M. Slipher, Emma Slipher, Allan Cree with daughter-in-law Margaret Cree and children Robert and Mary in front of Slipher house (Lodge)

V.M. Slipher with Dinosaur Track

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V.M. Slipher with dinosaur track. Copied from Marcia Slipher Nicholson's family album.

C.O. Lampland, Judge Edward Doe, and V.M. Slipher on the San Francisco Peaks

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Picnic at foot of Peaks, from left, C.O. Lampland, Judge Doe, V.M. Slipher, 1905

V.M. Slipher with A.E. Douglass and Museum of Northern Arizona Staff

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Vesto M. Slipher with A.E. Douglass and Museum of Northern Arizona staff: Vesto M. Slipher, Catherine Bartlett, Mary Russell Colton, Andrew E. Douglass, Willie Coin, Edwin McKee, Harold S. Colton, Major Brady