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FOUND IN: Harvard University ArchivesCollection 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...
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Payson & Trask records include annual reports, partnership reports, auditors reports, valuations and forecasts, and a final report including correspondence related to the liquidation of the firm after the death of Joan Whitney Payson in 1975.