1940s

Vohman Letter 19411027

 

31 Scott Road
Toronto
Oct 27th 41.

Dear Miss Northcott

      I enclose report of variable stars for month of October, you will notice that I have received charts from W. Campbell, & I figure I have enough to keep me busy for quite a while, yet it seems that once one gets the field in ones head, its easy picking.

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Topham Letter #2

Undated letter, found in a 1937 variable star logbook from Toronto.

 

Dear Miss Northcott

I have nothing of importance to report this month.

have a rotten cold for 3 weeks from being up at Crystal Lake.

Some gentlemen from Barrie came on evening at 10:30, and they were amateur astronomers. I was at work, until 2:30AM so missed them.

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Topham Letter #1

Undated letter, found in a 1937 variable star logbook from Toronto.

 

Dear Miss Northcott

I expect you will be just returning from your vacation. I think you had them July last year. I get, last in Aug + first two weeks left and as I see to have my weed sneezes about then I guess I will either sneeze here or go north past the dust of it.

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Frederic Troyer

(1912-99) An active 75-year member of the Toronto Centre. He received the Service Award in 1960.

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Diarmuid Fitzgerald

(1930-) An active observer and Toronto Centre member. National Secretary (1974-77). Received the Service Award in 1975.

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Vernon Ramsay

(1925-91) An active observer and member of the Toronto Centre; founding editor of 'Scope; received the Service Award in 1972.

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Henry Lee

(1920-2004) An longtime active member of the Windsor Centre; received the Service Award in 1984.

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Cyril Hallam

(1906-88) The main founder of the Windsor Centre; received the Service Award in 1984.

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Daniel Bawtenheimer

(1900-81) An active member of the Windsor Centre; received the Service Award in 1965.

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Harold Kingston

(1886-1963) Mathematician at U of Manitoba and Western U. Involved with Winnipeg and London Centres.

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