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.
Scope and Contents:
The collection contains seventeen silver gelatin photoprints and one key diagram identifying most of the persons shown in a group photograph. Most of the pictures are group portraits of participants at American Astronomical Society and I.A.U. (International Astronomical Union?); also, group photographs taken at the Johns Hopkins University and Swarthmore College, and an autographed photoprint of "Roy M. Delaplaine at 24 inch refractor [telescope]..." Most of the group portraits were probably intended as records of the astronomical association meetings for the use of the organizations and participants.
This collection is arranged in one series chronologically.
Biographical / Historical:
The donor did not supply background information with this collection, but apparently these photographs were accumulated and housed in the files of the Sproul Observatory at Swarthmore College over a period of years. They constitute a visual record of astronomers and attendees at astronomical association meetings from 1916 to 1975.
Donated by John E. Gaustad, Director of Sproul Observator at Swarthmore College, in 1987.
Collection is open for research.
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
An address, in commemoration of the completion of the first free bridge! across Connecticut River, by Prof. E.D. Sanborn. Together with a report of the proceedings and remarks of Dr. Bournes, Dr. Crosby, Prof. Patterson, and Wm. H. Duncan, Esq. July 1st, 1859
Douglas Abdell, sculpture & drawings from the Aekyad series : [exhibition] 13 March to 19 April 1981, Dartmouth College Museum & Galleries, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center, Hanover, New Hampshire / [foreword, Arthur R. Blumenthal]
A preliminary catalogue of the flowering plants and higher cryptogams growing without cultivation within thirty miles of Hanover, N.H. to which is appended a list of the vertebrates of the same region; by Henry G. Jesup ..
A preliminary catalogue of the flowering plants and higher cryptogams growing without cultivation within thirty miles of Hanover, N.H. [ [microform]] : to which is appended a list of the vertebrates of the same region / by Henry G. Jesup
Nigerian splendor : a checklist of the exhibition, Dartmouth College Museum & Galleries, Jaffe-Friede, Strauss & Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center, Hanover, N.H., 12 April to 18 May 1980 / with an introductory essay by Perkins Foss