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Tennessee Evolution Case
Letter from the Tennessee Evolution Case Fund to Carl Lampland , September 13, 1926

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Request for contributions to the Tennessee Evolution Case Defense Fund regarding support to get a decision which will end the present widespread efforts to outlaw the teaching of evolution in many states (related to the Scopes case tried last year)

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Russia/Soviet Union
Purge of Russian astronomers during the Stalin Regime
Excerpt from "Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers" by Katherine Haramundamis

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Brief biography of Boris Petrovich Gerasimovich, one of the many Russian astronomers executed during the Stalin Regime purge of the staff at Pulkovo Observatory (1936-1938).

Russia/Soviet Union
Purge of Russian astronomers during the Stalin Regime
Wikipedia entry for Boris Numerov

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Brief biography of Boris Numerov, one of the many Russian astronomers executed during the Stalin Regime purge of the staff at Pulkovo Observatory (1936-1938).

Russia/Soviet Union
The condition of Russian scientists, artists and men of letters
Letter from V. Charushin to Carl Lampland, July 7, 1927

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From the Fund for the Relief of Men of Letters and Scientists of Russia; 'Russian Scientists, Artists and Men of Letters are dying of Starvation. HELP THEM!'; Signed by Russian artists, musicians and scientists including ballet dancers Michael Fokine…

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Russia/Soviet Union
Russian Astronomers after the Bolshevik Revolution
Letter from V. Charushin to Carl Lampland, July 18, 1925

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Appeal on behalf of Charushin's Russian friends at the Astronomical Society of Nizhuy-hovgorad for intercourse with the rest of the civilized world after the Bolshevik Revolution, in particular, American Observatories

World War II
Letter from Carl Lampland to Ralph B. Larkin, February 8, 1938

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Larkin's visit to Lowell Observatory, the Southwest and various planetariums across the US

Incensed at Japan's antics, lessons of the first World War

Let's emigrate to Mars!

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World War II
Letter from Ralph B. Larkin to Carl Lampland, December 20, 1937

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Larkin's visit to Lowell Observatory, the Southwest and various planetariums across the US

Incensed at Japan's antics, lessons of the first World War

Let's emigrate to Mars!

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Lead up to World War II
Russia/Soviet Union
Letter from Carl Lampland to R.S. Dugan (Princeton University), April 24, 1938

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Report to Dugan from Lampland at Lowell

Ambitious research programs and the plight of the Russian scientists

Weather in Flagstaff

Improvements made in Lowell's Spectroradiometer and new thermocouples and amplifiers to aid in Planetary…

World War II
Letter from Carl Lampland to W.A. Cogshall (Indiana University), January 31, 1945

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Lampland's work at the 13-inch dome with the large spectroradiometer installed for observations of the Sun

War-time conditions

Military operations in the Pacific

Fred Cogshall had a part in the operation at Leyte

Lowell staff contributing…