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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Louis Craig Green papers

Identifier: HCS-001-003

The collection consists of four distinct series, which contain documents pertaining to Haverford professor Louis Green's activity in academia. These include materials related to his research, consisting of his 1937 PhD. dissertation from Princeton University, his Solar and Stellar Pulsations book manuscript, calculations, and lab journals; student assignments and examinations; lecture notes; and materials related to Haverford College policies.

Dates: 1931 - 1980

Samuel J. Gummere papers

Identifier: HCS-001-010

The collection consists of Samuel J. Gummere's mathematics lectures, his notes on astronomy and a minor expenses cash book.

Dates: 1864 - 1875

Robert Bowne Haines eclipse calculations

Identifier: HCS-003-085

The collection contains calculations of the eclipse of the sun for May 1854 created by Robert Bowne Haines in 1844 as part of his coursework at Haverford School (now Haverford College).

Dates: 1844

Mary Hoxie Jones recollection of Halley's Comet

Identifier: HC.MC-950-291

This collection contains a note written by Mary Hoxie Jones in 1985 where she reflects on her experience seeing Halley's comet as a six year old. This note was written around a year before the next passing of Halley's Comet in 1986.

Dates: 1985

Smith Family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1149

The papers of two 19th century Smith family members, Seth Smith and Edward Smith, the former a teacher and astronomer, the latter a medical doctor. Seth Smith was likely a Quaker.

Dates: 1821-1893

Swarthmore College Astronomy Department photographs

Identifier: SFHL-PA-086

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.

Dates: 1905 - 1975