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Astronomy -- Study and teaching

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

J. Rendel Harris lecture notes

Identifier: HCS-001-011

The collection contains eight volumes with J. Rendel Harris' lecture notes from his time teaching Mathematics at Cambridge. They include notes on Geometry and Algebra, Differential Calculus, Solid Geometry, Heat Electricity, Hydrostatics, Light and Sound, Astronomy and Dynamics of a Particle.

Dates: 1891

Swarthmore College Astronomy Department records

Identifier: SFHL-RG6-J01
Overview Swarthmore College offered its first elective course in Astronomy in the mid 1870's. In 1885, the Board reported a proposal to erect an observatory near the east end of the College property. After Professor Susan Cunningham retired in 1906, Dr. John A. Miller was appointed as Professor of Mathematics and Astronomy. Until 1952, courses were listed under the Department of Mathematics and Astronomy; a separate Department of Astronomy existed until it became the Department of Physics and...
Dates: 1899 - 1986