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ITEM — Box: 2, Folder: 25 Identifier: HUV 1210

Folder 25 of 28, 1946, undated Digital

Scope and Contents

This folder contains three exterior and six interior photographs of the Harvard College Observatory. These images show several unidentified telescopes and equipment, including a close-up of an instrument, telescopes housed in domes and rooms, a turning apparatus for adjusting the position of a telescope, and gauges. One image may show a telescope in Harvard's station in Peru. Two images show astronomer Dorrit Hoffleit adjusting a telescope in 1946. All photographs are gelatin silver prints.


  • Creation: 1946, undated

Researcher Access

Open for research.


1 cubic feet (207 photographs)

Repository Details

Part of the Harvard University Archives Repository

Holding nearly four centuries of materials, the Harvard University Archives is the principal repository for the institutional records of Harvard University and the personal archives of Harvard faculty, as well as collections related to students, alumni, Harvard-affiliates and other associated topics. The collections document the intellectual, cultural, administrative and social life of Harvard and the influence of the University as it emerged across the globe.

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