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Chicago Astronomical Society records

Compilation of facts about the Chicago Astronomical Society made by Henry C. Ranney, Secretary for many year (1 v.) and a second volume containing reports and minutes of meetings of the society, 1875-1903; newsclippings, lists of subscribers to fund the telescope and building of the Dearborn Obse...

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Guide to the Dearborn Observatory Records, 1863-1967

Records of Dearborn Observatory, built in 1865 by the Chicago Astronomical Society and the University of Chicago and in 1889 moved to Northwestern University's Evanston campus. Dearborn Observatory was a significant contributor in the area of double star research. The records consist almost entir...

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Guide to the Robert Kennicott (1835-1865?) and Henry M. Bannister (1844-1920) Papers, 1857-1905

The Kennicott-Bannister Papers constitute a small but valuable collection, especially for the historian of American science. The bulk of the collection consists of the letters and diaries of the two explorers between 1857 and 1873. The papers of Henry Bannister are more complete than those of his...

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