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Grote Reber collection, 1933-2000

Identifier: 002.05.12

The collection contains manuscripts, photographs, transparencies, and a video related to Grote Reber.


  • Creation: 1933-2000


Language of Materials

Records are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Available for Research

Collection Size

2 Series

Biographical Note

Grote Reber, the creator of the first radio telescope, graduated from Armour Institute of Technology in 1933 with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering. Reber was given an Illinois Institute of Technology Distinguished Service Award in 1949, and was inducted into the IIT Hall of Fame in 1983. He was named a Person of the Millennium in the IIT student project of 2000.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Was formerly 2007.031.


Mindy Pugh, Assistant University Archivist 7/10/2007

Part of the Paul V. Galvin Library. University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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