Guide to the Abraham Anson papers, 1940s-2005

Abraham Anson C0069


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Descriptive Summary

Repository George Mason University. Special Collections Research Center.
Creator Abraham Anson, 1912-2005
Title Abraham Anson papers
Date 1940s-2005
Physical Characteristics 16 linear feet (19 boxes)
Abstract This collection contains materials relating to Anson's career in the field of photogrammetry and remote sensing, including publications, aerial photographs, working papers, lab notes, glass plate negatives, and slides.
Collection number C0069
Language English

Biographical Information

Abraham Anson began his career at the U.S. Army Topographic Engineering Center (TEC) at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, from 1957-1973. After that, Anson served as the unofficial historian for the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS). Anson made important contributions to the field of photogrammetry and remote sensing, which effectively paved the way for NASA's Earth Observation Program.

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Scope and Content

This collection contains materials relating to Anson's career in the field of photogrammetry and remote sensing, including publications, aerial photographs, working papers, lab notes, glass plate negatives, and slides.

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Arrangement

Organized by subject.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

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Related Material

Special Collections Research Center holds many other non-scientific photography collections.

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Index Terms

Persons:

Anson, Abraham.

Subjects:

Photogrammetry.
Remote sensing.

Document Types:

Aerial photographs.
Glass negatives.
Slides.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Abraham Anson papers, Collection #C0069, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Myra Anson-Nicholas on December 5, 2005.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections Research Center staff. EAD markup completed by Eron Ackerman and Jordan Patty in August 2009.

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Contents List

An electronic box inventory is unavailable. Please contact speccoll@gmu.edu for more information.
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