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Series VII. Observation, 1869-1930

Scope and Content Notes:

Series VII contains measurements, notebooks, journals, wastebooks, drawings, and yearbooks of observations recorded at the Allegheny Observatory arranged by astronomer.

Subseries 1. Notebooks

Section: Samuel Langley


Box 52
Folder 1-2 Longitude, 2 volumes
Folder 3 Spectroscopy
Folder 4 Wastebook, 1876-1880

Section: F.L.O. Wadsworth


Box 53
Folder 5 Astronomy and Geodesy
Folder 6 Chemical Physics
Folder 7 Chemistry
Folder 8 Civil Engineering
Folder 9 Daily Journal

Box 54
Folder 10 Elliptic Functions, Theory of
Folder 11 Field Book
Folder 12 Functions, Theories of
Folder 13 Hydraulics
Folder 14 Laboratory Notebook

Box 55
Folder 15 Lunar Host
Folder 16 Mathematics
Folder 17 Mechanism
Folder 18 Miscellaneous
Folder 19 National Academy of Arts and Sciences, Proceedings of Observations
Folder 20-21 Physics
Folder 22-23 Physics Laboratory
Folder 24 Prisms, Measuremnet of
Folder 25 Science and Engineering, Reference List of Papers
Folder 26 Specific Light
Folder 27 Theoretical Optics

Box 56
Folder 28 Thermometer, Calibration of
Folder 29 Untitled Notebook, no date
Folder 30 Unititled Notebook, 1901

Section: Frank Schlesinger and Frank Jordan

Folder 31 Unititled Notebook, 1909-1913

Section: Frank Jordan

Folder 32 Orbit of 18 aquile

Box 57
Folder 33 Orbit of lyrae
Folder 34 Orbit of orrons

Box 58
Folder 35 Orbit of serpentis
Folder 36 Radical Velocity of 25 stars

Box 59
Folder 37 Records, 1884-1930
Folder 38 Spectrographic observations of parsel

Section: Robert Baker


Box 60
Folder 39 Observations, 1907-1908
Folder 40 Observations, 1908-1909

Section: William Scaife


Box 61
Folder 41 1873

Section: Level Notebooks

Folder 42 December 1868-August 1872
Folder 43 August 1872-May 1878
Folder 44 June 1878-August 1884
Folder 45 August 1884-August 1892

Section: Observatory Notebooks

Folder 46-47 C.L. Parker July 1870-January 1872
Folder 48 Samuel S. Strassner and A.E. Frost, January 1872-December 1872
Folder 49 A.E. Frost, January 1873-January 1874
Folder 50-51 A.E. Frost, March 1874-December 1875
Folder 52 A.E. Frost and R.F. Hall, July 1876-January 1877

Section: Wastebooks

Folder 53 James Keeler, 1881-1882
Folder 54 Alfred B. Selir, 1883
Folder 55-56 James Page 1887-1888

Section: Yearbooks


Box 62
Folder 57-72 1869-1884

Box 63
Folder 73-79 1885-1891

Box 64
Folder 80-88 1892-1900

Section: Miscellaneous


Box 65
Folder 89-91 Address Books
Folder 92 Character of the Defractory at the Focus of a Telescope
Folder 93 Constants
Folder 94 Heat Book
Folder 95 Least Squares
Folder 96 Miscellany
Folder 97 Optical Notes
Folder 98 Photography
Folder 99 Photometric Observations
Folder 100 Time by Single Altitudes of the Sun
Folder 101-105 Unititled

Box 66
Folder 106-107 Unititled

Subseries 2. Drawings

Section: Sunspots


Box 67
Folder 108 February 1873-December 1876

Box 68
Folder 109 January 1877-December 1880, 1882

Box 69
Folder 110 A Typical Sunspot December 23-24, 1873
Oversize 111 Untitled Drawing by Langley, 1873
Oversize 112 Original Pencil Drawing, March 5-7, 1873
Folder 113 Original Pencil Drawing, December 24, 1873

Section: Mars

Folder 114 Drawings of Mars and of Schiaparalli Globe showing Opposition of 1892, by James Keeler
Oversize 115 Outline Drawing of Mars, by Keeler, August 17-September 17, 1892

Section: Jupiter

Folder 116 Circle Cut to Scale with the Dimensions of Jupiter Written, no date
Oversize 117 Copy of Professor Keeler's Drawings of September 17, 1891, by Frank Schlesinger, no date

Section: Saturn

Folder 118 Circle Cut Outs to Scale of Saturn and her Rings with Dimensions Written, no date