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Archives - 1930s

1930s images from the national archives.

Bert Topham Sidereal Clock

Bert Topham Sidereal Clock

Bert Topham's sidereal clock, dated 1936.  Kindly donated to the Society by Lynn Kirk in October 2013.

Bert Topham Sextant

Bert Topham Sextant

Bert Topham's nautical sextant. Kindly donated to the Society by Lynn Kirk in October 2013.

Meeting 1938 Feb 8

Meeting 1938 Feb 8

A meeting of the Toronto Centre on 1938 February 8.  Report in JRASC.

Note from Don A. MacRae (1998):

Now for the glass slide:

Castlefield Observatory #1

Castlefield Observatory #1

Bert Topham's observatory in Toronto (received 1938 June 1).

Castlefield Observatory #2

Castlefield Observatory #2

Bert Topham's observatory in Toronto (picture received 1938 June 1).

Castlefield Observatory #3

Castlefield Observatory #3

Bert Topham's observatory in Toronto (picture received 1938 June 1).

AAAS Section D 1938

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AAAS Section D 1938

Members of AAAS Section D, 1938 June 29.

RASC AGM 1937

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RASC AGM 1937

RASC National Archives | 1930s

At the 1937 Annual Meeting of the RASC (see page 67 of Looking Up). City of Toronto Archives G&M 44784.

Mrs. Dunlap

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Mrs. Dunlap

RASC National Archives | 1930s

Mrs. Dunlap opening the observatory with a golden key (1934?). James Collection, City of Toronto Archives.

DAO Gathering 1932

DAO Gathering 1932

RASC National Archives | 1930s

Photograph of member of the IAU party and Victoria Centre members, taken on August 10, 1932 on the steps of the Administration Building Dominion Astrophysical Observatory, Victoria BC. Photo by Edgar Fleming, Victoria BC. Original at DDO. This photo was published in JRASC 26, Plate VII as part of the article Visit of Eclipse Party to Victoria.

An image map with names is available.

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