Boyden Station (Bloemfontein, South Africa)
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FOUND IN: Harvard University ArchivesSub-Series Identifier: UAV 630.110.xx
Overview: The Harvard College Observatory Boyden Station was established in Bloemfontein, South Africa in 1927 in order to conduct astronomical observations of the southern hemisphere. The Records of Harvard College Observatory Boyden Station document the scientific and administrative functions and activities of the South African observatory, beginning with its genesis in 1908 and continuing into the mid-1950s. The series is chiefly comprised of incoming and outgoing correspondence between Observatory...
FOUND IN: Harvard University ArchivesCollection Identifier: UAV 630.28.5
Overview: The Records of the Harvard College Observatory Associate Director Bart J. Bok : subject files document the activities, research, administrative functions, and social events of the Agassiz and Boyden Stations in Harvard, Massachusetts and Bloemfontein, South Africa, respectively, from 1944 to 1957. The bulk of this series contains records pertaining to Boyden Station; incoming and outgoing correspondence highlights Bok’s engagement with the station's astronomers and staff members. Newspaper...