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RASC-Related Items at Libraries and Archives Canada

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1.

Royal Astronomical Society of Canada fonds [textual record]
Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. 1868-1968. Fonds.
MG28-I145, R5191-0-0-E.

Date(s) 1868-1968
Place of creation No place, unknown, or undetermined.
Extent 60 cm of textual records:
  • 20 cm of textual records.: 1896-1943
    Series consists of subject files concerning the activities of the R.A.S.C. and astronomy in general. MIKAN no. 111372
  • 40 cm of textual records: Series consists of minute books of the Toronto Astronomical Club, 1868-1869; the Astronomical and Physical Society of Toronto, 1890-1903; the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, 1903-1910, 1925-1939, 1948-1968; and the Toronto Centre of the R.A.S.C., 1934-1940. MIKAN no. 111371
Scope and content Fonds consists of minute books, 1868-1968, 40 cm; and subject files 1896-1943, 20 cm.
Conditions of access Archival reference no. R5191-0-0-E
Former archival reference no. MG28-I145
Finding aid Textual records The finding aid is a file list of the subject files. MSS0780 90 (Electronic)
Other system control no. MAINS17686

2. [Invitations - Ontario - Royal Astronomical Society Of Canada]
1931 - 1933. Item (linked).
MG26-K.

  • Invitations related to R.B. Bennett on microfilm. Original record located at Harriet Irving Library, University of N.B.: Box Number: 979 and Microform Number: 486

3. Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Medal
Item (Accession level).

  • 1 medal / médaille : bronze; Inventory no.: 207679
  • Inscription: obverse: QVO DVCIT VRANIA
    Inscription: reverse: ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF CANADA / AWARDED / TO
    Inscription: edge: no inscription
    Inscription: attachment: no attachment

4. State Protocol and Special Events - Use of the Prefix Royal - Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
1903/01/07-1964/02/10. File (Accession level). RG6-D-4.

5. Royal Astronomical Society of Canada - Visits to foreign countries
1950/11/02-1950/11/18. File. RG25-G-2.

6. HISTORICAL COMMITTEE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF CANADA CO-OPERATION AND LIAISON - ASSOCIATIONS, CLUBS AND SOCIETIES - GENERAL
1974/09/01-1989/01/09. File (Accession level). RG77.

  • File no. (creator) 1010-R-7; Box 83

7. J.R. Collins - Application for a grant of $2000. a year to assist the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
1906. File. RG6-A-1.

  • File no. (creator) 1650; Volume 122

8. Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
1971. File. R2888-578-9-E.

  • Volume 116 File number 17

9. Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
1907-1913. File. MG29-B15.

  • Volume 31 File number 90

10. ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY
1917-1949. File. RG19.

11.

[Correspondence]
September 11, 1946. Item (linked).
MG26-J1, MG26-J1.

Additional name(s) Correspondent: CHANT C A.
Correspondent: ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF CANADA.
Varying form of title King, William Lyon Mackenzie (Correspondence September 11, 1946)
Subject heading

1. King W L M - Messages Of Thanks.
2. Dunlap D A Mrs - Deceased.
3. King W L M - Messages Of Sympathy.

Volume 400 Page 361807 to 361808  Access: Open

12.

Minute books [textual record]
1868-1968. Series.
MG28-I145.

  • See item #1.

13.

Malcolm Macmillan Thomson fonds [textual record, graphic material]
Thomson, Malcolm M., 1908-. 1931-1984. Fonds.
MG31-J22, R5493-0-2-E.

  1. Diaries [textual record] 1931-1975. Series. MG31-J22.
    1. Series include twenty-nine work diaries covering Thomson's career at the Dominion Observatory, 1931-1970, the National Research Council, 1970-1972, and the time he spent researching and writing his history of timekeeping, 1972-1975.
  2. Reference files [textual record] 1970-1972. Series. MG31-J22.
    1. Series consists of notes, correspondence and articles about, and by, Charles F. Dowd, Sandford Fleming, Prof. W.B. Jack, and Dr. J.B. Toldervy; photocopies of sessional papers regarding the Dept. of the Interior and the Dept. of Marine & Fisheries, 1869-1919; and photocopied articles from the Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.
  3. Timekeeping [textual record] 1934-1984. Series. MG31-J22.
    1. Series consists of Thomson's research on the history of timekeeping, with files on timekeeping in major Canadian cities; articles on longitudes at various observatories, and information on methods of timekeeping, particularly the atomic clock; offprints, photocopied articles, notes and correspondence.
  4. The Beginning of the Long Dash [textual record] 1978-1981. Series. MG31-J22.
    1. Series consists of an unedited manuscript of Thomson's book, including illustrations and photos. The published version contains only about two-thirds of this manuscript. Also included are reviews of the book from newspapers and journals, mostly Canadian.
  5. Staff of the Dominion Observatory and the Geodetic Survey on the steps at the southside door of the Geodetic Survey Building 28 Nov. 1939. Item (linked).
    1. 1 photograph ; 8 x 10 in; Positive Paper Silver - gelatine

14.

CO 6. British North America, Original Correspondence [textual record (chiefly microform)]
1816-1868. Series. MG11-CO6, R10976-9-0-E.

15.

Andrew Howard Miller fonds [textual record, graphic material, object]
Miller, Andrew Howard, 1886-1962. 1900-1962. Fonds.
MG30-B167, R1562-0-X-E.

  • Fonds consists of photographs by Andrew Howard Miller depicting railroad construction, activities of gravimetric survey parties in the West and the North, and surveying instruments. The photographs also illustrate various views of Canada and Europe. Fonds also contains textual records which include publications, correspondence and reports of A.M. Miller, 1920-1951, 80 cm. Fonds includes three medals: one medal presented by the Bishop of Rupert's Land, St. John School, Winnipeg, a Lieutenant-Governor's Medal Honor Mathematics, 1905, and a lapel pin of the International Union of Godesy and Geophysics, Washington, 1939.

16.

John Lee fonds [textual record]
Lee, John, , 1783-1866. 1827-1866. Fonds.
MG24-I48, R6249-0-7-E.

  • Fonds consists of correspondence of John Lee of London, England, some of which relates to friends who had immigrated to Canada.

17.

Dr. Edouard Gaston Deville [JRASC Obit]
Item (linked).

  • In "Journal of Royal Astronomical Society of Canada", Dec. 1924, p. 405.  [Plate] Described by the RECON project.  No restrictions on use and reproduction.  Copyright: Expired.  Graphic (photo).  Copy negative C-008904

18.

Dr. Deville's Birthplace, Grande Rue, La Charite, France
Dec. 1924. Item (linked).  [JRASC page]  Graphic (photo).  Copy negative C-008905  No restrictions on use and reproduction. Copyright: Expired

19.

Edouard Gaston Deville [JRASC page]
Mar. 1914. Item (linked).  Graphic (photo).  Copy negative C-004761  No restrictions on use and reproduction. Copyright: Expired

20.

Reference files [textual record]
1970-1972. Series. MG31-J22.

  • Series consists of notes, correspondence and articles about, and by, Charles F. Dowd, Sandford Fleming, Prof. W.B. Jack, and Dr. J.B. Toldervy; photocopies of sessional papers regarding the Dept. of the Interior and the Dept. of Marine & Fisheries, 1869-1919; and photocopied articles from the Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.

21. [Correspondence]
July 29, 1944 - August 26, 1944. Item (linked). MG26-J1, MG26-J1.

  • Correspondent: BABBAGE R H.; King, William Lyon Mackenzie (Correspondence July 29, 1944 - August 26, 1944); Subject heading: 1. Royal Astronomical Society Of Canada. 2. Herschel J W F.
    3. Scientific Research - Astronomy. 4. Chant C A.

22. Subject files [textual record]
1896-1943. Series. MG28-I145.

  • 20 cm of textual records.  Series consists of subject files concerning the activities of the R.A.S.C. and astronomy in general.  Conditions of access: open.