Accession A1974-0027 - University of Toronto. Department of Astronomy

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UTA 0031-A1974-0027

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University of Toronto. Department of Astronomy

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  • [ca. 1884] -1953 (Creation)

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1.82 m of graphic and textual records (15 boxes plus photos)

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Contains administrative files, particularly those of Clarence Augustus Chant (ca. 1905-1953); personal records of Chant (ca. 1884-1950) including the manuscript of his autobiography; records on the opening and specifications of the David Dunlap Observatory, and correspondence and reports relating to the Observatory (ca. 1906-1936); includes photographs, primarily of the observatory.

This accession has been divided into 4 series;
SERIES I: Correspondence
SERIES II: Clarence Augustus Chant, Personal
SERIES III: David Dunlap Observatory
SERIES IV: Photographs

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A1974-0027/001 - /016, /001P - /002P

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