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1950s

Stan Mott

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

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Jack Newton

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Victoria Centre member and avid astrophotographer, speaker, writer. Chant Medal 1989.

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Fredrick Dalton

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Engineer at Ontario Hydro and a Toronto Centre member. Chant Medal recipient for 1950.

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Frank Sisman

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Hamilton Centre telescope maker. Chant Medal 1949.

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Herbert Fox

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Served on Hamilton Centre council for 38 years. Service Award 1968.

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Touring the Universe

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JAMES MAPES DODGE CHRISTMAS WEEK LECTURES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
"TOURING THE UNIVERSE"
Thursday-Friday, December 28-29,1950

THURSDAY: "Touring the Universe on a Beam of Light" — share in the experiments illustrating size and distance of stars and the speed of light . . . reach out in space with new demonstrations and simple equipment.

FRIDAY: "Riding the Sky with the Sun and the Moon" — recognize your existence as a part of the solar system.

4:00 P.M.
Lecture Hall

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H.R. Kingston Hon Alum

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Folder from the appointment of H.R. Kingston as an Honourary Member of the Alumni Association of the University of Western Ontario.  Date unknown.


HAROLD REYNOLDS KINGSTON

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1955
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Hamilton Programme 1956-57

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Hamilton Programme 1956-57
The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
Hamilton Centre
 
Meetings held the first Thursday of each month in Physical Sciences Building, McMaster University
 
Thursday, October 4th, 1956, 8.15 p.m.,
P.S. 102.
The Magellanic Clouds - W. J.
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Oby Survey

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Ottawa, Ontario,
February 28th, 1952.

Mr. John Galt,
Secretary, Toronto Centre,
Royal Astronomical Society of Canada,
43 Adelaide street, East,
Toronto, Ontario.

Dear Mr. Galt:
          The enclosed questionnaire on Canadian observatories,
issued at the request of the International Astronomical Union,
is self-explanatory.

             If the Society maintains an observatory or if you know
of any persons who maintain private observatories in the city
of Toronto it would be very much appreciated if you could have
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1952
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Bert's Flowers

Bert's Flowers

Bert Topham was also interested in flowers.  Photo courtesy of Lynn Kirk.

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