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Astronomy

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel J. Gummere papers

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-001-010
Overview

The collection consists of Samuel J. Gummere's mathematics lectures, his notes on astronomy and a minor expenses cash book.

Dates: 1864 - 1875

Smith Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1149
Overview

The papers of two 19th century Smith family members, Seth Smith and Edward Smith, the former a teacher and astronomer, the latter a medical doctor. Seth Smith was likely a Quaker.

Dates: 1821-1893

Swarthmore College Astronomy Department photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-086
Overview

This collection, dating from 1905 to 1975, consists of astronomy images taken or collected by Swarthmore College Astronomy Department students and professors. Most of the images are on glassplates, but there are also some paper photographs. Images depict the college, eclipses, constellations, comets, and more.

Dates: 1905 - 1975