Selected papers [microform], 1849-1908.

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Selected papers [microform], 1849-1908.

Correspondence and miscellaneous materials. Primarily in-coming letters of a professional, scientific, and personal nature documenting his career and interest in astronomy and solar eclipses. Topics include solar spectroscopy, solar eclipses, solar rotational velocity, and spectroscopic application to planetary observation. Miscellaneous materials include vitae, clippings, manuscripts, and obituaries. Correspondents include Edward E. Barnard, Seth C. Chandler, W.H.M. Christie, Alvin Clark, Agnes M. Clerke, Edwin B. Frost, B.A. Gould, Edward S. Holden, William Huggins, Norman Lockyer, Simon Newcomb, Edward C. Pickering, A. Cowper Ranyard, and Arthur Schuster.

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Ranyard, Arthur Cowper, 1845-1894

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Schuster, Arthur, Sir, 1851-1934

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Physicist. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Papers, 1875-1911. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81640450 Educated at Genera, Owens College, Manchester, Heidelberg. Ph. D. Heidelberg. He was professor of Physics in the University of Manchester 1888-1907. F. R. S. 1879. Secretary of Royal Society 1912-1919. Foreign Secretary of Royal Society 1920-1924. Royal Medal 1893. Rumford Medal 1926. President of British Association 1915. Copley Medallist R. S. 1931. ...

Young, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1834-1908

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Gould, Benjamin Apthorp, 1824-1896

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American astronomer. Graduated Harvard, 1844; University of Go╠łttingen (Germany), 1848. He returned to the United States with the hope of establishing an era for astronomy. In 1849 he founded and became the first editor of the "Astronomical Journal." In 1855, he became director of the Dudley Observatory. A public controversy arose when he disagreed with the Scientific Council and Trustees of the Observatory as to management of the facility. He was terminated as director in 1859. From ...

Lockyer, Norman, Sir, 1836-1920

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Astronomer. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Papers, ca. 1970-1909. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79980541 ...

Huggins, William, Sir, 1824-1910

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Educated at City of London School. After a few years of business he decided to devote himself to astronomy. F. R. A. S. 1854. In 1856 he built an observatory at Tulse Hill and applied to stars the methods of Kirchhofs researches into the chemical constitution of the sun. In conjunction with William Allen Miller (F. R. S. 1845) he devised the star spectroscope and showed that in structure the stars resemble the sun. F. R. S. 1865. Royal Medal 1866. Rumford Medal 1880. Copley Medal 1898. President...

Clerke, Agnes M. (Agnes Mary), 1842-1907

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

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Epithet: Director, Harvard Astronomical Observatory British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000342.0x0000b9 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 ...

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)....

Barnard, Edward Emerson, 1857-1923

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Astronomer (discoverer of moons of Jupiter). On the faculty at Vanderbilt University. Born and raised in Nashville, TN. From the description of Tennessee Historical Society Miscellaneous Files Box 1 (B-4, B10 1/3, B10 1/2, B10 3/4), 1892-1906. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84586793 Barnard (1857-1923). Astronomer. From the description of Papers, 1882-1923. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80633219 From the description of Papers of Edward Emerson Bernard, ...

Chandler, Seth Carlo, 1846-1913

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Astronomer (variable stars, variation of latitude, and geodesy) and life insurance actuary. Aid, U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1864-1870; staff, Harvard College Observatory from 1881; editor, Astronomical Journal from 1896. From the description of Papers [microform], 1861-1914. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78060521 American astronomer. Boston English High School; L.L.D., DePauw University, 1891. After attending high school, he became a personal astronomical assistant, 1...

Holden, Edward S. (Edward Singleton), 1846-1914

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Astronomer and librarian. From the description of Edward S. Holden letters to S.S. McClure [manuscript], 1886-1891. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 703435521 American astronomer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Mount Hamilton, California, to the Art Editor of "Harper's Magazine", 1891 Dec. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270469962 ...

Newcomb, Simon, 1835-1909

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American astronomist and political economist. From the description of Typed letter : [Washington, D.C., to the editors of The Critic, Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder, 1884 Aug. 19]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 645229686 American astronomer. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (3) : Washington, D.C., to Harper & Brothers, 1886 Mar. 16-1883 Apr. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612661 Astronomer, mathematician, and economist. ...