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Helen Sawyer Hogg fonds File
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Astronomical Photographs

Includes views of the David Dunlap Observatory Staff (the earliest dates 1939); group photos and informal images documenting meetings and events of astronomical associations such as the Canadian contingent to the IAU meeting in Dublin in 1955, a reception of the RASC in 1958, the IAU 1961 meeting at Berkley, the IAU National Committee for Canada meeting in Toronto, 1964, Sir Charles Wright RCI lecture at the University of Alberta, 1965, meeting of the AAVSO in 1983 and several others; photos used in the RASC journal and other images of observatories and/or astronomical observations which were sent to her as a result of her popularity among the general public; some historical photographs including images of Harlow Shapley at work, portraits of J.S. Plaskett early director of the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory, and his successor Joseph Pearce and, of some significance, three group photos of meetings of Canadian and American astronomers ca. 1908-191-.

Family photographs

Images of Helen as a baby and child growing up in Dunstable; snapshots of her and Frank in the 1930s and 1940s including images with their children in Richmond Hill; photos of her parents and Auntie Lenora with whom she grew up. Views of her grand children and great-grandchildren. Wedding portrait of Frank and Helen Hogg as well as more informal photograph of her and Dr. Priestly when they were married in 1985.

Family photographs

Images of Helen as a baby and child growing up in Dunstable; snapshots of her and Frank in the 1930s and 1940s including images with their children in Richmond Hill; photos of her parents and Auntie Lenora with whom she grew up. Views of her grand children and great-grandchildren. Wedding portrait of Frank and Helen Hogg as well as more informal photograph of her and Dr. Priestly when they were married in 1985.

Awards and Degrees

Images of Dr. Hogg receiving Honorary degrees from Mt Holyoke College and University of Lethbridge as well as being invested into the Order of Canada in 1969. Also includes receipt of other awards and honours including the dedication of the Helen Sawyer Hogg Observatory in Ottawa, 1989.

Awards and Degrees

Images of Dr. Hogg receiving Honorary degrees from Mt Holyoke College and University of Lethbridge as well as being invested into the Order of Canada in 1969. Also includes receipt of other awards and honours including the dedication of the Helen Sawyer Hogg Observatory in Ottawa, 1989.

Formal Portraits and Publicity Shots

Includes portraits of Dr. Hogg taken at various stages of her life. Many of the publicity photos taken for publications feature Dr. Hogg at work at the Observatory the earliest being 1938 and the latest taken in 1991. There are also a few images documenting her time as a director of Bell Canada and her activities relating to the Noranda Lectures for EXPO.

Astronomical Photographs

Includes views of the David Dunlap Observatory Staff (the earliest dates 1939); group photos and informal images documenting meetings and events of astronomical associations such as the Canadian contingent to the IAU meeting in Dublin in 1955, a reception of the RASC in 1958, the IAU 1961 meeting at Berkley, the IAU National Committee for Canada meeting in Toronto, 1964, Sir Charles Wright RCI lecture at the University of Alberta, 1965, meeting of the AAVSO in 1983 and several others; photos used in the RASC journal and other images of observatories and/or astronomical observations which were sent to her as a result of her popularity among the general public; some historical photographs including images of Harlow Shapley at work, portraits of J.S. Plaskett early director of the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory, and his successor Joseph Pearce and, of some significance, three group photos of meetings of Canadian and American astronomers ca. 1908-191-.

Formal Portraits and Publicity Shots

Includes portraits of Dr. Hogg taken at various stages of her life. Many of the publicity photos taken for publications feature Dr. Hogg at work at the Observatory the earliest being 1938 and the latest taken in 1991. There are also a few images documenting her time as a director of Bell Canada and her activities relating to the Noranda Lectures for EXPO.

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