William Wallace Campbell postcards, 1903-1928.


William Wallace Campbell postcards, 1903-1928.

Includes cards from Annie J. Cannon, Philip Fox, E.B. Frost, Johannes F. Hartmann, Annibale Riccò, Joel Stebbins, Harold Knox-Shaw and other astronomers. Cards depict Lick Observatory and other observatories in the United States and abroad.

1 box (0.2 linear ft.)


SNAC Resource ID: 8224647

UC Berkeley Libraries

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Todd, David P. (David Peck), 1855-1939

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American astronomer, professor at Amherst, author. From the description of Letter to S.S. McClure, 1893 May 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55620962 Astronomer, teacher, writer, aeronautical enthusiast, inventor; B.A., Amherst, 1875; Ph. D. Washington and Jefferson College, 1888; professor of astronomy and director of the observatory at Amherst College, 1888-1917; leader of expeditions to observe solar eclipses to Japan (1887 and 1896), Western U.S. (1889), ...

Stebbins, Joel, 1878-1966

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Astronomer, Professor of Astronomy at the University of Illinois, 1903-1922. From the description of Addition to papers, 1918-1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155006438 Astronmer; Professor of Astronomy at the University of Illinois, 1903-1922. From the description of Papers, 1907-1957 (bulk 1907-1923). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84940119 ...

Fox, Philip, 1878-1944

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Lick Observatory

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Frost, Edwin Brant, 1866-1935

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Astronomer. Dartmouth College, A. B. 1886; A. M. 1889; D. Sc. 1911; D. Sc. (hon.) Cambridge University, 1912; studies physics and astonomy, Princeton, Strassburg (Germany), Astrophysical Observatory, Potsdam, Germany. Taught physics and astronomy at Dartmouth, 1887-1898; professor of astrophysics, University of Chicago, 1898- (and director of observatory, 1892); director of Yerkes Observatory, 1905-1932, emeritis. From the description of Papers, 1899-1904; 1908, 1923-1924. (Unknown)....

Campbell, William Wallace, 1862-1938

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Hartmann, J. (Johannes), 1865-1936

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German astronomer. Studied Universities of Tübingen, Berlin, Leipzig (Ph. D. 1891); Leipzig Observatory, 1891-1896; Astrophysical Observatory Potsdam, 1896-1909; professor 1902; University of Göttingen: professor 1909-1926. Director, La-Plata (Argentina) Observatory, 1921-1935. From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80044103 ...

Knox-Shaw, H. (Harold), 1885-

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Cannon, Annie Jump, 1863-1941

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Annie Jump Cannon (1863-1941) was the first astronomer to systematically classify the stars. She classified stars according to their stellar spectra using a procedure set up by Williamina Fleming. She is credited with classifying 400,000 stellar bodies and discovering more than 300 variable stars, 5 novae, and one spectroscopic binary. After earning a B.S. at Wellesley College in 1884, she spent the next ten years both at home and travelling abroad. She returned to Wellesley in 1894 for graduate...

Riccò, Annibale 1844-1919

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