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Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Armand Hippolyte Louis Fizeau papers
Call Number: MS 1307
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence and printed matter of Armand Hippolyte Louis Fizeau relating to the solar system and astronomical research materials.
Boris Garfinkel papers
Call Number: MS 1714
Overview: The papers include correspondence, writings, and research notes, which document Boris Garfinkel's research and publications in astronomy.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Boris Garfinkel papers
Edward Claudius Herrick papers
Call Number: MS 691
Overview: Correspondence, memoranda, notes, and drawings record Herrick's work in astonomy and entomology, particularly his observations on the Aurora Borealis and the Hessian fly. Prominent scientists among his correspondents include Louis Agassiz, James D. Dana, Thaddeus William Harris, Elias Loomis, Lambert Adolphe Jacques Quetelet, William C. Redfield, Samuel H. Scudder, Benjamin Silliman, Benjamin Silliman Jr., and William Tully. His career as librarian of Yale College (1843-1858) is reflected in...
E. Dorrit Hoffleit papers
Call Number: MS 1915
Overview: The materials consist primarily of research notes; materials for presentations and articles; correspondence; photographs; biographical materials, and printed ephemera documenting the career of E. Dorrit Hoffleit in the field of astronomy.
Dates: 1847-2006, bulk 1945-2000
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > E. Dorrit Hoffleit papers
Letters to Elias Loomis
Call Number: GEN MSS 2110
Overview: Circa 800 autograph letters, mostly signed, addressed to Elias Loomis, 1828-1889. Letters pertain chiefly to Loomis's teaching and research in astronomy and meteorology. Correspondents are primarily scientists and other scholars.
Dates: circa 1828-1889
Elias Loomis family papers
Call Number: MS 331
Overview: The papers consist of personal and professional correspondence, genealogical and professional research material and writings, and financial records of Elias Loomis and his sons Henry Bradford and Francis Engelsby Loomis. The papers record Elias Loomis' scientific studies, particularly in astronomy and meteorology. Genealogical notes and writings document the family history through the descendants of Joseph Loomis. Correspondence concerning Elias Loomis' father, sisters, and brothers, who were...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Elias Loomis family papers
Loomis-Wilder Family papers
Call Number: MS 496A
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, drawings, legal and financial papers, published writings, unpublished manuscripts, and memorabilia of the Loomis and Wilder families of Massachusetts, New York, and Virginia. The papers relate principally to Eben Jenks Loomis, astronomer, poet, and nature writer, and to his immediate family, and to his wife, Mary Alden Wilder Loomis and her immediate family, including papers of John Augustus Wilder, Civil War officer and lawyer for the U.S. Army. The Eben...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Loomis-Wilder Family papers
Natural Science manuscripts collection
Call Number: MS 583
Overview: An artificial collection of papers of Yale faculty members and other individuals active in the academic fields of astronomy, biology, botany, geology, mathematics, physics, agriculture, chemistry and zoology. The papers of inventors are also included. Individuals and organizations represented in the collection include: Oscar Dana Allen, Jesse Buel, William Whitman Bailey, John Torrey, Attale Riche, Denison Olmsted, Simon Newcomb, James Duncan Hague, Amos Beebe Eaton, Asa Gray, Arthur Williams...
David Peck Todd papers
Call Number: MS 496B
Overview: Correspondence, writings, records of astronomical expeditions, diaries, notebooks and scrapbooks of David Peck Todd, astronomer and teacher at Amherst College from 1881 to 1917. Between 1882 and 1914 Todd conducted nine expeditions to various parts of the world to study solar eclipses. The notes, photographs, drawings and memorabilia of these expeditions make up a significant portion of the papers. He was also a fertile inventor, and plans and drawings for many devices, some related to solving...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > David Peck Todd papers
Mabel Loomis Todd papers
Call Number: MS 496C
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, notebooks, diaries, lectures, financial records, scrapbooks, subject files, and memorabilia documenting the personal life and professional career of Mabel Loomis Todd. Correspondence and diaries detail Todd's personal attitudes and feelings toward her family, her relationship with William Austin Dickinson, her travels with her husband, David Peck Todd, and other matters. Legal and financial papers document court battles over her status as editor of Emily...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Mabel Loomis Todd papers
Yale University Department of Astronomy collection of astronomical reference materials
Call Number: GEN MSS 731
Scope and Contents: Astronomical reference materials, including star charts, atlases, catalogs, and maps. The collection also includes fourteen manuscript volumes documenting parallaxes, photographs of the moon taken by Lunar Orbiter I, II, and III in the 1960s, and a small amount of material related to Yale's observatory, including records of the Trustees of the Winchester Observatory from 1871.