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Astronomers

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Department of Astronomy, Yale University, records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 274
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, observation books, memoranda, and research notes documenting the activities and operations of the Yale Department of Astronomy. Included are subject files maintained by the directors of the Yale Observatory.
Dates: 1848-2013

David Peck Todd papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1862-1939