1940s

H.R. Kingston 1947

Harold R. Kingston on appointment to Deanship of Arts and Science, University of Western Ontario.  July 1, 1947.

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H.R. Kingston 1940

H.R. Kingston at the observatory, probably in October 1940.

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Brydon Observatory #2

Boyd Brydon's Oak Bay Observatory, located at 2390 Oak Bay Avenue, Victoria, BC.  This observatory was later moved to the grounds belonging to Mr. & Mrs. Peters of the Victoria Centre.

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Brydon Observatory

Boyd Brydon's Oak Bay Observatory, located at 2390 Oak Bay Avenue, Victoria, BC.  This observatory was later moved to the grounds belonging to Mr. & Mrs. Peters of the Victoria Centre.

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Wray Refractor

A.F. Miller's 4-inch refractor (manufactured by Wray & Co., London) in Boyd Brydon's observatory.

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Observer's Handbook 1949

PREFACE

The Handbook for 1949 is the 41st issue. During the past decade its circulation has increased from 1500 to 5500. This year, for the second time, some advertisements of astronomical accessories are inserted. The Officers of the Society appreciate this assistance at the present time of financial difficulty. With regret the price has been raised to 40 cents.

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Observer's Handbook 1948

PREFACE

The Handbook for 1948 is the 40th issue. During the past decade the cir­culation of the Handbook has increased from about 1500 to 5500. This year for the first time a number of advertisements have been included, calling the attention of readers to various astronomical accessories. The Officers of the Society greatly appreciate the support which the firms thus represented have rendered to us at this time of financial difficulty.

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Observer's Handbook 1946

PREFACE

The Handbook for 1946 is the 38th issue. The chief improvement in this edition is in the tables of stars. Their positions have been brought up to the 1950 equinox.

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Observer's Handbook 1945

PREFACE

The Handbook for 1945 is the 37th issue. No new features have been introduced, but all the old ones have been continued.

Four circular star maps, 9 inches in diameter at a price of one cent each, and a set of four maps, plotted on equatorial coordinates, bound in a cover at a price of ten cents, are obtainable from the Director of University Extension, Univer­ sity of Toronto. For fuller information reference may be made to Norton’s Star Atlas and Reference Handbook (Gall and Inglis, ninth edition (1943), price 12s 6d).

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Swift Canadian Factory

The Swift Canadian Co. factory where Bert Topham worked.  Photo courtesy of Lynn Kirk.

Note by EBriggs on Tue, 2013-10-08 13:45: Intersection of Keele and St. Clair.

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