1940s

Charles Haldenby

(1897-1985) WWI veteran. Chemical engineer and botanist. Toronto Centre member from 1940-85.

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William Colgrove #1

Rev. W.G. Colgrove at work in the instrument shop of the Hume Cronyn Memorial Observatory, University of Western Ontario. This photo was published in JRASC 37, 97 (1943). Original print at DDO.

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Chant Medal Docs

Chant Medal documents, circa late 1940s.

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Richard Tanner

RASC Gold Medal winner (1948) and Dominion Observatory astronomer.

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Geoffrey Bell

(1899-1982) A Paris, Ontario member and noted solar observer.

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RASC National Office

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

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RASC Constitution 1943

REVISED CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS OF
The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
APPROVED BY GENERAL COUNCIL NOV. 5, 1943.

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H.A. Waddington #2

H.A. Waddington, 31 Gould Street, Toronto. [early 1940s?]:

My shack on roof. It used to be Mr. A.F. Miller's of 280 Carlton East.  ??? I think knew his daughter.

I made several of these prints (more or less good this afternoon). I do not want it back.

I pulled down a roof similar to remainder of House to build the flat platform.

Taken about 500 ft away with telephotos lens of 600mm f.l.

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H.A. Waddington

H.A. Waddington, 31 Gould Street, Toronto.  [early 1940s?]

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Stan Mott

A longtime Ottawa Centre member, Librarian, eclipse chaser and meteor observer. Service Award 1980.

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