(left to right): Heber Doust Curtis (1872-1942) and John Anthony Miller (1859-1946)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0765]

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Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1-24-1925

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-0765

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Summary

Heber Doust Curtis (1872-1942) was Director of the Allegheny Observatory, University of Pittsburgh, 1920-1930, and then Professor of Astronomy and Director of the Astronomical Observatories at the University of Michigan, 1930-1942; John Anthony Miller (1859-1946) was professor of astronomy at Swarthmore College and director of Sproul Observatory, 1923-1938, where his research focused on solar eclipses and the solar corona. This photograph was taken in association with observation of January 24, 1925, eclipse.

Subject

  • Curtis, Heber Doust 1872-1942
  • Miller, John Anthony 1859-1946
  • University of Michigan
  • Swarthmore College
  • Allegheny Observatory
  • Sproul Observatory

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-0765

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

1-24-1925

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Topic

  • Solar eclipses
  • Astronomy

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0765]

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