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The Harvard College Observatory

The First Four Directorships

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ISBN 9780674418806

Publication Date: 01/01/1971

495 pages

56 halftones

Belknap Press

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  • Foreword [Donald H. Menzel]
  • 1. Before the Observatory: 1642–1839
  • 2. The Two Bonds, 1839–1865
  • 3. Joseph Winlock, 1866–1875
  • 4. Pickering: The Early Years
  • 5. The Henry Draper Memorial
  • 6. The Boyden Fund
  • 7. The Bruce Telescope
  • 8. “Some Lofty Mountain”
  • 9. “Harvard Observatory Arraigned”
  • 10. Fruits of the Enterprise
  • 11. A Field for Women
  • 12. Beyond the Observatory
  • Notes
  • Index

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