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Papers of Annie Jump Cannon

Collection Identifier: HUGFP 125
Overview:

The collection documents both the personal and professional life of Annie Jump Cannon, the first astronomer to systematically classify the stars.  It contains diaries, autobiographical writings, correspondence, manuscripts, and photographs, relating to her life and career.

Records of Harvard College Observatory Director William Cranch Bond

Collection Identifier: UAV 630.2
Overview: The Records of Harvard College Observatory Director William Cranch Bond document the founding, growth, and scientific research of the Harvard College Observatory primarily from 1840 to 1859. Also chronicled is the Observatory’s participation in advances made in astronomy, stellar photography, meteorology, continental exploration, and technological improvements in astronomical instruments in the early nineteenth century. William Cranch Bond (1789-1859), American astronomer and instrument...

Papers of Dorrit Hoffleit, 1906-2005

Collection Identifier: MC 529
Overview:

Papers of Dorrit Hoffleit, astronomer at Harvard and Yale Universities and at the Maria Mitchell Observatory in Nantucket.

Papers of Henrietta Hill Swope, 1917-1982

Collection Identifier: 82-M146 – 85-M7
Overview:

Papers of astronomer Henrietta Hill Swope.