Letters received, 1951-1953.


Letters received, 1951-1953.

The character and activities of George Russell Agassiz, director of the Calumet and Hecla Mining Company and patron of the Harvard Museum and Observatory, are remembered in letters to Lewis Perry from Harlow Shapley and James Lincoln Huntington, among others.

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Agassiz, George R. (George Russell), 1862-1951

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Perry, Lewis, 1877-1970

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Principal of Phillips Exeter Academy, 1914-1945. From the description of Letters to Byron J. Rees, 1905-1917. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 64433462 Perry was the brother of Bliss Perry (1860-1954). From the description of Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1940-1951. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 182858151 ...

Shapley, Harlow, 1885-1972

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Astronomer (galaxies, photometry, spectroscopy) and administrator. Astronomer, Mount Wilson Observatory, 1914-1921; director, Harvard Observatory, 1921-1952; on the astronomy faculty at Harvard from 1952. From the description of Papers [microform], 1910-1923. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80523781 Harlow Shapley (1885-1972) was an astronomer. Shapley served as director of the Harvard College Observatory and was a professor at Harvard University, eventually he became the Pai...