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ABSTRACT

I. INTRODUCTION

II.CO AND JHK OBSERVATIONS OF E AND S0 GALAXIES
2.1.Introduction
2.2.Observational Procedures and Data Reduction
a)Equipment
b)Galaxy Observations
c)Sources of Error and Instrumental Corrections
d)Sources of V Data
e)Reddening and K-corrections
f)Comparisons with Previous CO Measurements
g)Globular Cluster Observations
2.3.Discussion of the Galaxy Observations
a)The Dependence of Color and CO Index on Radius
b)Integrated Properties of the Galaxies
c)Summary and Conclusions
2.4.Discussion of the Globular Cluster Observations
2.5.Comparison of Mean Colors with Stellar Synthesis Models
2.6.Comparison with Photometric Studies at < 1.0
a)The Work of O'Connell
b)The Work of McClure and van den Bergh and of Faber
2.7.Summary and conclusions
Appendix
References

III.OBSERVATIONS OF H2O ABSORPTION AND THE COOLEST STELLAR COMPONENT OF E AND S0 GALAXIES
3.1.Introduction
3.2.Observations
3.3.The stellar data
3.4.Discussion of the Galaxy and Globular Cluster Data
References

IV.INFRARED OBSERVATIONS OF BRIGHT GALAXIES ALONG THE HUBBLE SEQUENCE
4.1.Introduction
4.2.Observations and Data Reduction
a)Equipment
b)Galaxy Selection
c)Observational Procedure
d)Photometric Errors and Instrumental Corrections
e)The UVK Colors
f)Reddening and Redshift Corrections
g)Comparison with Previous Results
4.3.Results
a)Color-Aperture Relations
b)Integrated Properties
c)Color-Inclination Relations
d)Color-Absolute Magnitude Relations
e)Color-Color Relationships
4.4.Discussion
a)Integrated Colors
b)Color Gradients
4.5.Non-Stellar Effects
a)Dust Absorption
b)Dust Emission
c)Gaseous Emission
d)Non-Thermal Emission
e)Discussion
4.6.Comparison with Stellar Synthesis Models
4.7.Summary
Appendix A. The Stellar Calibration
Appendix B. The InSb Detector System
Appendix C. Metallicity Calibration and the V - K Color
References

V.IDENTIFICATION OF THE NUCLEUS IN THE SPIRAL GALAXY NGC 4631
5.1.Introduction
5.2.Observations
5.3.Discussion
References

VI.CLOSING THOUGHTS