YRG/YRG 14/YRG 14B. Records of academic departments and programs of the Yale Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Record Group Term
Call Number: YRG/YRG 14/YRG 14B
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Call Number: RU 416
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, letter books, financial papers, reports, and recommendations documenting the period of planning and construction of the Astronomical Observatory, also known as the Yale University Observatory. Notable contributors to the records include Leonard Waldo, astronomer in charge of the Horological Bureau of the Observatory; Robert Brown, secretary of the Board of Managers; and Hubert A. Newton, director of the observatory.