Pickering, Edward C. (Edward Charles), 1846-1919

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Epithet: Director, Harvard Astronomical Observatory

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Pickering (Harvard, S.B., 1865) taught astronomy at Harvard and was director of the Harvard College Observatory.

From the description of Papers of Edward Charles Pickering, 1850-1918 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972845

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referencedIn Young, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1834-1908. Selected papers [microform], 1849-1908. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Putnam, Frederic Ward (1839-1915), Papers, bulk 1855-1935 Peabody Museum Archives, Harvard University
referencedIn Marsh, Othniel Charles, 1831-1899. Othniel Charles Marsh papers, 1817-1899 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Charles Eliot Norton papers, ca.1845-1908. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Samuel Henshaw letters from various correspondents, 1849-1937 and undated. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Pickering, Edward C. (Edward Charles), 1846-1919,. Genealogy of the Pickerings of Salem, Massachusetts : manuscript, [18--] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Pickering, William H. (William Henry), 1858-. Papers of William Henry Pickering, 1889-1924 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIj, 1898-1988 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Marsh, Othniel Charles, 1831-1899. Othniel Charles Marsh papers, 1817-1899 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Pickering, Edward C. (Edward Charles), 1846-1919. Edward C. Pickering letters, 1887-1939; bulk: 1887-1900. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Seares, Frederick Hanley, 1873-. Papers of Frederick Hanley Seares, 1909-1945 (bulk 1909-1940). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn William Roscoe Thayer papers, 1762-1927 (inclusive), 1872-1921 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Willcox, Louise Collier, 1865-1919. Papers of Louise Collier Willcox, 1870-1933. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Blair, Jeffrey. Industrial astronomy : Edward Pickering and the commodification of American astrophysics / by Jeffrey Blair. Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Barrows family papers, 1861-1931. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Records of the Cambridge Scientific Club, 1842-1985, bulk dates 1846-1945. Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Todd, Mabel Loomis, 1856-1932. Mabel Loomis Todd papers, 1863-1948 (inclusive) Yale University Library
referencedIn Mayall, Margaret W. (Margaret Walton). Oral History interview with Margaret W. Mayall, 1986 August 11 and September 12. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn  Chest of 1900, 1899-1900 Harvard University Archives.
creatorOf Hale, George Ellery, 1868-1938. Mount Wilson Director's papers, 1901-1925. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Yale Peruvian Expedition (1911). Yale Peruvian Expedition papers, 1908-1948 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn James Freeman Clarke additional correspondence, 1787-1886. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn T. J. J. See Papers, 1887-1960, (bulk 1897-1930) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn George Sarton additional papers, 1901-1956. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn See, T. J. J. (Thomas Jefferson Jackson), b. 1866. Papers of T.J.J. See, 1887-1960 (bulk 1897-1930). Library of Congress
creatorOf Pickering, Edward C. (Edward Charles), 1846-1919. Papers of Edward Charles Pickering, 1850-1918 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Correspondence, 1800-1932. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Vol. XXII (ff. 432). 1848-1878.includes:f. 1 Lewis Weston Dillwyn, MP; of Sketty Hall, county Glamorgan: Letter to A. R. Wallace: 1848. f. 2 James Motley, traveller in the E Indies: Letter to A. R. Wallace: 1858. f. 3 Thomas George Baring, 2nd Baro..., 1848-1878 British Library
creatorOf Pickering, Edward C. (Edward Charles), 1846-1919. [Collected papers]. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Autograph File, P, 1554-2005. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Mabel Loomis Todd papers, 1863-1948 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn David Peck Todd papers, 1862-1939 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Pickering, Edward C. (Edward Charles), 1846-1919. [Miscellaneous papers on physics]. Yale University Library
referencedIn Willard P. Gerrish papers, Gerrish (Willard P.) papers, (bulk 1896-1920), 1874-1937 John Hay Library, Special Collections
referencedIn Clark, Alvan, 1804-1887. Correspondence, 1857-1893. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn United States Naval Observatory Records, 1830-1900 Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Todd, Mabel Loomis, 1856-1932. Mabel Loomis Todd papers, 1863-1948 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Hoffleit, Dorrit. Oral history interview with Ellen Dorrit Hoffleit, 1979 August 4. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn American Astronomical Society. Records, 1897-1988, (bulk 1920-1980). American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Abbott Lawrence Rotch Papers, 1896-1912, (bulk 1903-1910) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Russell, Henry Norris, 1877-1957. Correspondence [microform], 1890-1950. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Todd, David P. (David Peck), 1855-1939. David Peck Todd papers, 1862-1939 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Bok, Bart J. (Bart Jan), 1906-1983. Oral history interview with Bart Jan Bok, 1978 May 15 to 14 June. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Schlesinger, Frank, 1871-1943. Allegheny Observatory correspondence [microform], 1905-1920. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Newcomb, Simon, 1835-1909. Papers of Simon Newcomb, 1854-1936 (bulk 1865-1909). Library of Congress
creatorOf Pickering, Edward C. (Edward Charles), 1846-1919. Letter, 1890 June 4, Cambridge, Massachusetts, to Mrs. Sheffield. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Todd, David P. (David Peck), 1855-1939. David Peck Todd papers, 1862-1939 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIi, 1897 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Yale Peruvian Expedition papers, 1908-1948 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Autograph letters of naturalists, 1744-1894, 1744-1894 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Shapley, Harlow, 1885-1972. Papers [microform], 1910-1923. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Gardner, Isabella Stewart, 1840-1924. Isabella Stewart Gardner papers, 1760-1956. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Struve, Otto (Otto Wilhelm), 1819-1905. Materials in the Harvard University Archives relating to Otto Wilhelm Struve / [Otto Struve]. US Naval Observatory, James M. Gilliss Library
referencedIn Rotch, Abbott Lawrence, 1861-1912. Abbott Lawrence Rotch papers 1896-1912 (bulk 1903-1910). Library of Congress
referencedIn Records of the Harvard College Observatory : Peruvian expeditions and Boyden Station in Peru, 1888-1927. Harvard University, Archives
creatorOf Pickering, Edward C. (Edward Charles), 1846-1919. Letters. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
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associatedWith Pickering family. family
associatedWith Pickering, William H. (William Henry), 1858- person
associatedWith Rafinesque, C. S., (Constantine Samuel ), 1783-1840 person
correspondedWith Rotch, Abbott Lawrence, 1861-1912. person
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associatedWith Seares, Frederick Hanley, 1873- person
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Boston (Mass.)
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Astronomy
Astronomy--Observations
Astronomers
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Birth 1846-07-19

Death 1919-02-03

Americans

English

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