1860s

Earliest Society Bylaws

A transcription of this document is provided below. A photo of this document appeared in JRASC, (35) 89 along with this note:

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Andrew Elvins

(1823-1918) One of the founding members of the society in 1868.

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Canadian Eclipse Party 1869

For more formats, visit the gutenberg.org page for this book: Canadian Eclipse Party 1869.

Note: this is a work of the mid-Victorian era, and some of the social views expressed by the author are unacceptable today. The RASC does not condone such views. This work is made available here for the benefit of researchers interested in the scientific results of the expedition. 

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Meeting Reports 1869

Taken from Mr. Elvins' scrap and pasted in [to the minute book] by C.A. Chant - 1914. (Given to C.A.C. May 27, 19 Spring 1914)

This is the transcription of the contents of the PDF file linked to at the bottom of this page.

[July 14, 1869.


SCIENTIFIC OPINION



TORONTO ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY

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G.T. Kingston Letter

Magnetic Observatory
Toronto
Dec 1, 1868

Clare Esq
Secretary Tr
of Proposed Astronomical Society

Sir
I have to acknowledge your circular inviting me to a meeting to be held at the Mechanics Institute for the organising of an Astronomical Society.

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TAS Minutes 1868-69

The Toronto Astronomical Society Minute Book for 1868-69, including some newspaper clippings contained therein.

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