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COLLECTION Identifier: HUG 1191

Papers of Solon Irving Bailey, 1889-1925, 1931.

Journal from [February] 2 to May 1, [1889] / S. I. Bailey Digital

Scope and Contents Bailey's journal begins on February 2, 1889 and ends on April 30, 1889. The beginning of the journal records Bailey's departure from San Francisco with his wife and son, left San Francisco for his first trip to Peru to assess the viability of establishing an observatory in the southern hemisphere. Bailey's impressions of his sea and overland travels, including accounts of his experiences at various ports along the coast of Mexico, Guatemala, and Panama are noted. This journal also describes...

Inner crater of El Misti, Arequipa, Peru, 1890 Digital

Description This panorama of the Peruvian mountains including El Misti is composed of nine cyanotype photograph prints glued together, a technique called "photomontage." The depicted area shows the mountains of bare rock with parts covered in snow. In the center of the image are three seated persons wearing traditional Peruvian capes and hats. In the left of the image, an inscription reads "Weather station, 19,000 [feet]" with an arrow pointing to the left-most summit.
Inner crater of El Misti, Arequipa, Peru Digital Object
Inner crater of El Misti, Arequipa, Peru Digital Object

S. I. Bailey / Observations of "seeing,", 1909, April 18 - November 5 Digital

Scope and Contents This journal contains Bailey's evaluations of the atmosphere and climate at Bloemfontein, Johannesburg, Hanover, and Worcester.