1900s

RASC National Office

The RASC's headquarters has moved around Toronto over the years:

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Eclipse, Solar - 19050830

Several RASC members were part of an expedition to observe this eclipse in Labrador. Two photo albums still survive from this expedition.

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Eclipse, Solar - 19000528

The path of totality passed through USA, Spain, and Portugal.

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Naval Party

Standing left to right: Sinclair, Hutchins, Barker, Cushing, Kenny. Sitting: Rhodes, Com. Quick, Starling, Kean.

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H.R. Kingston Diploma

H.R. Kingston's high school diploma from Picton High School, dated October 16, 1902.

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H.R. Kingston 1917

H.R. Kingston.  Photo taken December, 1917.

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Correspondence 1903-07

Page(s) Date Correspondent
1 4 Oct 1903 Sociedad Astronomica de Mexico
2 24 Nov 1903 A.L. Danard, M.D.
3 23 Nov 1904 Geological Survey of Canada
4 7 Jul 1906 J.T.W. Claridge (England)
6 20 Aug 1906 Observatoire Royal de Belgique
7 1 Sep 1906 McGill University
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Correspondence 1908

Page(s) Date Correspondent
1-3 3 Jan 1908 W.F. King (DO)
4 7 Jan 1908 R.E.W. Brady
5-8 10 Jan 1908 J. Kavanaugh, S.J. (Loyola College)
9-10 12 Jan 1908 Herman S. Davis (post card)
11-14 13 Jan 1908 W.F. King (DO)
15-17 14 Jan 1908 J.S. Plaskett
18 14 Jan 1908
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Correspondence 1909

Page Date Correspondent
1 13 Jan 1909 G. Parry Jenkins
2 25 Jan 1909 G. Parry Jenkins
3-4 14 Jan 1909 Geo. J. Hoyle
5 3 Feb 1909 W.F. King
6 4 Feb 1909 E.H. Darling
7 ? E.H. Darling
8 18 Feb 1909 Estelle Foy
9 20 Feb 1909
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Thomas Lindsay Pocket Watch

I was recently given a pocket watch by my father. He had received it on his 18th birthday from his mother, Thomas Lindsay's granddaughter Lois Caldwell. The pocket watch has the following engraved on the back:

Presented to: Mr. T Lindsay
By the TAS
Jan 1901

W. Caldwell, great-great grandson of Thomas Lindsay.

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