1960s

Bawtenheimer Observatory

(1951-62?) Dan Bawtenheimer's observatory near the Windsor, Ontario airport.

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Maidstone Observatory #2

(l to r) ? and Gus Nyburg, at the Maidstone Observatory, ca. 1963.

This dome was originally built by Daniel Bawtenheimer in 1951.

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Maidstone Observatory #1

Maidstone Observatory with its 13-foot diameter aluminum-clad dome, in 1963. The official opening was scheduled for April 21, 1964.

Director: Lynn R. Staffin;
Assistant Directors: Gus Nyberg, Arthur Rae.

This dome was originally built by Daniel Bawtenheimer in 1951.

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Gold Medal 1962 #4

Marie Fidler (left) and Carol (Mrs. J.E.) Kennedy at 252 College Street.

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Gold Medal 1962 #3

Ruth Northcott (in front of door) and Carol (Mrs. J.E.) Kennedy (left of globe) at 252 College Street.

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Gold Medal 1962 #2

Carol (Mrs. J.E.) Kennedy (sitting under Veil Nebula painting) and John Percy (right).

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Gold Medal 1962 #1

Ruth Northcott presents the 1962 Gold Medal to John Percy at 252 College Street.

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CWSF 1963 Award

A moment of achievement is recorded as a pleased exhibitor, Norman W.G. Wilde, receives warmest congratulations and best wishes for his future endeavours in astronomy from Miss Ruth J. Northcott, National President. The location—the central rotunda of Toronto's famous Casa Loma—where the second Canada-Wide Science Fair was held. (Photography by Michael Burns.)

This photo appeared in JRASC, Oct. 1963, pp. 230-31.

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Gold Medal 1968

Henri Simard (r) presents the Gold Medal to Peter Martin in 1968.

This photo was published in JRASC, 63, 46.

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Charles Haldenby

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

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