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Series XV. History, 1912-1987

Scope and Content Notes:

Series XV contains histories of the Allegheny Observatory. All of the known authors are listed. If the author is not listed, he/she is unknown.

Folder 1 The Allegheny Observatory of the University of Pittsburgh, [c. mid 1950s] by Theordora M. Lauterbach
Folder 2 The Allegheny Observatory, [c. mid 1910s]
Folder 3 Data Relating to the History, Organization, and Activities of the Allegheny Observatory of the University of Pittsburgh, [c. 1930-37]
Folder 4 Allegheny Observatory, 1958 by Lee Sellars. Also, includes a letter to Sellers from Director Wagman suggesting small changes in his manuscript.
Folder 5 Allegheny Observatory of the University of Pittsburgh: Data presented for consideration if the Commission on Justifications of Higher Education, Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, 1952
Folder 6 Pittsburgh's Eye on the Universe, Allegheny Observatory, from Equitable News, May-June, 1975
Folder 7 Astronomy in Pittsburgh, from The Presbyterian Banner, September 5, 1912
Folder 8 Copy of Act of Incorporation
Folder 9 Copy of Deed to Observatory Land
Folder 10 Speech on Observatory given by Dr. Holland, no date
Folder 11 Notes on Observatory History
Folder 12 Dedication of the New Observatory Building, 1912
Folder 13 Program from the dedication of the new observatory
Folder 14 Speech given by Chancellor McCormick at the dedication of the new observatory building
Folder 15 Speech given by, ?, President of the Astronomical and Astrophysical Society of America at the dedication of the New Observatory Building
Folder 16 Invitation list for dedication
Folder 17 Invitation for dedication
Folder 18 Subscription solicitation for dedication
Folder 19 Romancing the Stars, by David A. Fryxell, Pitt Magazine, July 1987
The Allegheny Observatory of the University of Pittsburgh, pamphlet, 1985
The Wandering Stars of Allegheny, by Roger Sinnot, Sky Telescope, October, 1987