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Archives & Manuscripts

Astronomy

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Smith Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1149
Scope and Contents Papers include financial accounts, including those of Edward Smith, M.D., 1851- 54; legal papers including deeds for land in Moorestown and Gloucester County, N.J., 1880 and 1893; Seth Smith's papers dealing with astronomy, 1840s; minutes of the Mechanical Institute (of Philadelphia) 1821-25; and the death mask of Seth Smith.

Swarthmore College Astronomy Department photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-086
Overview This collection, dating from 1905 to 1975, consists of astronomy images taken or collected by Swarthmore College Astronomy Department students and professors. Most of the images are on glassplates, but there are also some paper photographs. Images depict the college, eclipses, constellations, comets, and more.