1930s

Malcolm Thomson

(1908-2002) RASC National President (1966-1968) during Canada's Centenary, Chief of the Positional Astronomy and Time Service (1957-1966), and Chief of the Astronomy Division (1966-1970) at the Dominion Observatory. When the DO closed, he became head of the NRC's Time and Frequency Section of the Physics Division (for more information, see http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2002BAAS...34.1385H.) —RAR

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Bert Topham

(1893-1962) Bert Topham (Toronto Centre) was a prominent observer of his day, and the first recipient of the Society's Chant Medal.

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Castlefield Observatory

(1938-62) Bert Topham's observatory at 1250 Castlefield Ave., Toronto.

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100 Lantern Slides

Note: The slides to accompany this handbook can be found here.

(See Chant's autobiography, pp. 390-394 for the history of the handbook and slide set.)

 

 

A HANDBOOK

TO ACCOMPANY A SET OF

ONE HUNDRED ASTRONOMICAL LANTERN SLIDES

PREPARED BY

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Members 1936

List of officers and members for 1936. (This booklet was also scanned by, and is in, NASA's ADS.)

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Members 1931

List of officers and members for 1931. (This booklet was also scanned by, and is in, NASA's ADS.)

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Castlefield Observatory #1

Bert Topham's observatory in Toronto (picture received 1938 June 1).

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Castlefield Observatory #2

Bert Topham's observatory in Toronto (picture received 1938 June 1).

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Castlefield Observatory #3

Bert Topham's observatory in Toronto (received 1938 June 1).

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London Program 1930

 

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