1950s

Touring the Universe

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

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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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.
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Oby Survey

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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Bert's Flowers

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

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Topham Truss Scope

Bert Topham's truss telescope.  Bert is at the far right.  Photo courtesy of Lynn Kirk.

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Comet Arend-Roland

Comet Arend-Roland on 1957 April 29, by Bert Topham.  Photo courtesy of Lynn Kirk.

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Bert Topham Nov 1958 #2

Bert Topham at his Collingwood cottage in November 1958.  Photo courtesy of Lynn Kirk.

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Bert Topham Nov 1958

Bert Topham at his Collingwood cottage in November 1958. Photo courtesy of Lynn Kirk.

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Alfred Scott

(1904-90) Observer and Toronto Centre member. Received the Service Award in 1979.

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