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Creators:
Swarthmore College. Sproul Observatory (Swarthmore, Pennsylvania: 1916)
Gaustad, John E. (Director, Sproul Observatory)
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
Dates:
1916-1975
Size:
1 Boxe
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0251
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection of group portraits donated by Sproul Observatory. Group portraits include participants at American Astronomical Society and I.A.U. [International Astronomical Union] meetings, as well as several other taken at Johns Hopkins University, Swarthmore College, and an autographed photo of Roy W. Delaplaine at a 24-inch refractor telescope.The photographs were accumulated in the files of the Sproul Observatory, Swarthmore College, over a period of years. They form a visual record of astronomers and attendees at astronomical meetings from 1916 to 1975.

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Dates:
1916 - 1916
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Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0251
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Mounted, with imprinted caption: "American Astronomical Society, Sproul Observatory

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Collection ID:
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Ident. in ink on image: "American Astronomical Society / Seventyfirst [sic] meeting / Cincinnati Observatory, Cincinnati, Ohio / 1943 Nov 5-7".

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Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0251
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Typed label: "American Astronomical Society, sixty sixth meeting / Yerkes Observatory, Williams Bay, Wisconsin, September 7-9, 1941". Rubber stamped on verso: "H. A. Kincaid / The Lake Geneva Photographer / Williams Bay, Wis."

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Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0251
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

, with imprinted label: "American Astronomical Society 64th Meeting / Wellesley College Sept. 11- 14 1940". In wooden frame with label from S. Trachtenburg, 923 Passyunk Ave., Phila., Pa.

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Dates:
1938 December 29-30
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0251
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Mounted and matted, with typed label on mat: "American Astronomical Society, sixty first meeting/Columbia University, New York City

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Dates:
1924 August 3-6
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Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0251
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Handwritten caption: "American Astronomical Society, Thirty second meeting/ Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H.

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1946 February 1-2
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Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0251
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

8" x 30", with label imprinted in image: "American Astronomical Society 74th Meeting / Columbia University, New York City

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Collection ID:
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Ident. in ink at bottom: "American Astronomical Society / Seventy seventh meeting, Dearborn Observatory / Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois / 1947 Sep 3-6". Rubber stamped on verso: Evanston Photographic Service, 1854 Sherman Ave., Evanston, Ill.