Truman H. Safford Papers, 1850-1871.


Truman H. Safford Papers, 1850-1871.

The papers include astronomical observations, computations, comparative star lists, teaching materials, and published articles. Four volumes pertain principally to Safford's teaching at the first University of Chicago. Seven notebooks record primarily astronomical observations made by Safford at the Dearborn Observatory and other facilities in the period 1854-1875.

.6 cu. ft. (2 boxes).


SNAC Resource ID: 6703565

Northwestern University

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Safford, Truman Henry, 1836-1901 (person)

Astronomer; Director, Dearborn Observatory, 1865-1874. From the description of Truman H. Safford Papers, 1850-1871. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122401433 Safford graduated from Harvard in 1854 and was an observer at the Harvard College Observatory. From the description of Papers of Truman Henry Safford, ca. 1865-1866 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972870 Truman Henry Safford was born January 6, 1836 in Royalton, ...

Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Dearborn Observatory. (corporateBody)