North Carolina Eclipse Expedition of 1900

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Summary

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory staff, including Secretary Samuel P. Langley, and acting director (and later fifth Smithsonian Secretary), Charles Greeley Abbot, travel to Wadesboro, North Carolina, to observe an eclipse of the sun.

Subject

  • Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) b. 1872
  • Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • There are addition images of this expedition in Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 56, Folder 5. See Negative Number a3590 for a more detailed description of the image below.
  • Smithsonian Institution Annual Report for the year 1900, Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1901.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

May 28, 1900

Topic

  • Solar eclipses
  • Solar Research
  • Astronomy
  • Expeditions
  • Astronomy
  • Expeditions
  • Solar Research
  • Solar eclipses
  • North Carolina

Place

North Carolina

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