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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

S. W. Burnham and Edward Emerson Barnard photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 723
Scope and Contents

Contains glass plate photographs taken by S. W. Burnham and Edward Emerson Barnard. There are also some plates for which the photographer is not known. Some of the glass plates are photographic negatives and others are transparencies. The subjects include telescopes, observatories, the moon, stars, and some photographs of a volcanic eruption. Dated approximately 1880-1919.

Dates: approximately 1880-1919

Mary Ann Richards diary and almanac

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232564101], Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 9085
Content Description

Contains one small red Lady's Almanac in which Richards recorded brief entries about her daily life in Malden, Illinois in 1856. Includes entries about her daughter Carrie's health issues and eventual death. Almanac contains advertisements, poems, astronomical and Zodiac signs, information about female medical schools, stories, and information on women's domestic issues. Dated 1856.

Dates: 1856

Ruth Verrill papers on the world around, undated

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231044303], Folder: 4
Identifier: MSS 1392
Scope and Contents

Astronomy, astrology, boats and ships, weights and scales, emigration, exploration, mathematics, etc.

Dates: undated