Expeditions and Discoveries Sponsored Exploration and Scientific Discovery in the Modern Age

Records of Director Edward C. Pickering, 1864-1926 (inclusive), series E, E4. UAV 630.14.5.

Creator/Contributor:
Harvard College Observatory, creator
Description:
Materials include letterbooks, and incoming correspondence with eminent astronomers and Harvard officials, and financial records. Pickering was Director from 1876-1919. For more information about records, see Harvard Archives LOCATION below.
Place Of Origin:
Massachusetts
Extent:
168 containers
Language:
English
Genre:
Diaries.
Letterpress copybooks.
Digital Format:
Books and documents
Subjects:
Holden, Austin
Gilman, D. C
Pickering, Edward C. (Edward Charles)
Douglas, H. E
Bond, George Phillips
Bruce, Catherine W
Bruce, M. W
Harvard College Observatory.
American Astronomical Society.
Harvard University.
United States Naval Observatory.
Astronomy--Research
Meteorology--Research
Notes:
Access may be restricted. Details available at the repository.
CLOSED THROUGH MARCH 2019 FOR PROCESSING.
The Astronomical Observatory was established in 1839, and is now known as the Harvard College Observatory. The Massachusetts stations are in Cambridge and the George R. Agassiz Station (Oak Ridge) in Harvard, Mass. The Boyden Station of the Observatory was originally located in Arequipa, Peru until 1927 when it was transferred near Bloemfontien in the Orange Free State, South Africa. This station closed about 1966.
Finding aid available in repository.
Series:
Collections of the Harvard University Archives
Repository:
Harvard University Archives
Record ID:
990019666470203941_HUL.ARCH:2742349