1890s

John Paterson

(1846-1930) K.C., M.A., F.R.A.S.C. A math teacher at Upper Canada College, later a lawyer, and President of the Society (1896-97).

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Charles Carpmael

(1846-94) M.A., F.R.A.S., F.R.S.C. Director of the Magnetic Observatory (Toronto), and Superintendent of the Dominion Meteorological Service (1876-94). President of the Society (1890-94).

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Andrew Elvins

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

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1890s Wilson Donation

To the members of the Astronomical Society

Gentlemen

It will afford me much pleasure if you will accept the telescope and celestial globe of the late Sir Adam Wilson as it was his express wish that it should be offered to this astronomical society in which he took so much interest.

I remain Gentlemen
Very Sincerely Yours

E. Wilson

Spadina Crescent
May 4th.

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1890s Hale

Note: the first page of this letter is missing.

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1890s Circular APST

Circular of the Astronomical and Physical Society of Toronto (APST).

The exact year of issue is not known.

Circular.

THE ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF TORONTO.

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Cha[r]les Carpmael Esq., M.A., F.R.A.S.,

Director Toronto Observatory,         President.

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18900607 USNO

U. S. Naval Observatory

IN REPLY REFER TO NO. 4:221       WASHINGTON, 1890 Jun 7

To the Secretary of the
Astronom. and Physical Soc. of Toronto
        Dear Sir:- In response to your request
in a recent letter to Prof Frisby, I have the honor to inform you that the following
publications of this Observatory were yesterday sent you through the
Smithsonian Institution, wrapped in 12 packages.

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Wolsingham Oby Report

WOLSINGHAM OBSERVATORY.

REPORT FOR 1890.

During the Spring the revision of the proofs of the last pages of the new edition of the "Red Stars" was completed, and this work, which has been carried on since 1886, has been published by the Royal Irish Academy.

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Meeting Report 1893 Feb 7

A newspaper clipping reporting on the meeting of 1893 February 7th.
A bitmap scan is located at the bottom of this page.

ASTRO-PHYSICS


An Evening's Work at the Meeting of the Astronomical and Physical Society.

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Meeting Report 1893 Jan 10

This is the transcription of a newspaper article which reports on the society's meeting of 1893 January 10th. There is a PDF file with a scan of the original article at the bottom of this page.

ASTRO-PHYSICS

ANNUAL MEETING OF THE ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY--PROF. W. H. PICKERING ON THE NOMENCLATURE UPON MARS--ELECTION OF OFFICERS-- DR. OTTO HAHN ON METEORITES.

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