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George Lumsden

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(1847-1903) Corresponding Secretary (1890-99) and President of the Society (1900-01).

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Lumsden, George E.
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Arthur Harvey

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(1834-1905) F.R.S.C., F.R.A.S.C. President of the society (1898-99); Honorary President and Director, La Institutio Solar Internacional (Monte Video, Uruguay).

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Harvey, Arthur
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Larratt Smith

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(1820-1905) D.C.L., Q.C. Served as Vice President of the Society (1892-94), and President (1895).

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Smith, Larratt W.
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John Paterson

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(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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Paterson, John A.
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Andrew Elvins

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

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Elvins, Andrew
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Elvins AutoBiography

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Autobiography of Andrew Elvins.  There are three sections in this document:

  1. Autobio dictated by Mr. Elvins to L.H. Graham in 1904.
  2. Autobio dictated by Mr. Elvins to C.A. Chant in 1913 (transcription of #3).
  3. Original Shorthand version of #2.

The text of these autobiographies appear on the two pages following this one.

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1913
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24

George Lumsden 1901

George Lumsden 1901

George Lumsden, summer 1901.

Eclipse Air Temps.

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Curve of temperatures, in direct sunshines. Sky clear, with a few very light cirrhus clouds, almost invisible, which however caused the irregularities of the curve. Observations only began at 8h.44, when the eclipse was well advanced.

Scale. Two divisions, vertical, to each degree Fahr.
One division, horizontal, to each minute.

Toronto, May 28'–1900. Portion of sun eclipsed 81 per cent.

Arthur Harvey.

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1900
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1

19000620 Letter Wallace

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A letter from Alfred Russell Wallace to J.R. Collins on 1903 June 20.

Broudstone, Dorset.
June 20, 1903

J.R. Collins Esq.

Dear Sir

Many thanks for your very interesting letter + the paper + photos of the Nova Persei Neb.

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1903
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3

Labrador Expedition 1905

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Photo album of the Canadian eclipse expedition to Hamilton Inlet, Labrador in August 1905.

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1905
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42
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