File: Lunar Topography conference

Scope and Content

Correspondence from a folder labelled 'Lunar Topography conference'.

Letters and papers the Second International Conference on Selenodesy and Lunar Topography, 30 May-4 June 1966, University of Manchester.

Letters and papers regarding planning the proposed conference including a call for speakers and discussions with, potential speakers; proposed list of participants; invitation list of United States participants; and publishing the proceedings.

Correspondence between ZK and academics from thirteen countries around the world regarding publishing the proceedings of the conference in a special volume of Astrophysics and Space Science Library, edited by Professor C. de Jager of Utrecht University, and published by Reidel, Dordrecht, Holland. Correspondence includes: discussions regarding edits to papers; ZK rough notes listing contributors; press cuttings regarding the Indian astronomer Professor R.V. Karandikar; conference expenses (Midland Hotel, Manchester); letters of congratulation regarding the conference; and publishing abstracts of the proceedings in the French journal, Bulletin Signaletique.

Related Material

See also KOP/6/1.