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Truman H. Safford (1836-1901) Papers

Identifier: 29/4
Abstract Astronomer Truman Safford was the first director of the Dearborn Observatory (in its old location on the South Side of Chicago, before it was moved to Northwestern). The records consist mainly of notebooks in which he recorded observations, calculations and notes. Materials include Safford's teaching files from the Chicago University, astronomical observations, computations regarding celestial objects, extracts from astronomical catalogs and two manuscripts. One file contains biographical...

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  • Repository: Northwestern University Archives X
  • Names: Dearborn Observatory X
  • Subject: Polestar--Observations X