1900s

George Lumsden 1901

George Lumsden, summer 1901.

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Eclipse Air Temps.

Curve of temperatures, in direct sunshines. Sky clear, with a few very light cirrhus clouds, almost invisible, which however caused the irregularities of the curve. Observations only began at 8h.44, when the eclipse was well advanced.

Scale. Two divisions, vertical, to each degree Fahr.
One division, horizontal, to each minute.

Toronto, May 28'–1900. Portion of sun eclipsed 81 per cent.

Arthur Harvey.

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19000620 Letter Wallace

A letter from Alfred Russell Wallace to J.R. Collins on 1903 June 20.

Broudstone, Dorset.
June 20, 1903

J.R. Collins Esq.

Dear Sir

Many thanks for your very interesting letter + the paper + photos of the Nova Persei Neb.

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Labrador Expedition 1905

Photo album of the Canadian eclipse expedition to Hamilton Inlet, Labrador in August 1905.

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Early Star Party #3

The refracting telescope at left survives, and is resident in the Society's national office in Toronto.

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Early Star Party #2

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Scrapbook 1905

Background information on this scrapbook from Randy Attwood (Mississauga):

It was created by J.E. Maybee (see the group picture on page 13.) It was donated to the Toronto Centre in the 1980's by his son. I was the Toronto Centre President back then—I got a call from Mr Maybee who lived in Oakville—he was in his 80's—he had something to donate to the centre. He donated the scrapbook and the telescope that his father took to view the eclipse.

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Meteor Procession 1913

Several of the colours Chant and his colleagues desired in the reproduction were not best reproduced mechanically through the photo-chemical half-tone process. It was decided to execute the stars in white, white and gold, and the meteors in gold individually by hand for every single copy of the Journal as the penultimate stage in production prior to tipping-in to the binding.

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Eclipse 1900 in Birch Bark #2

Solar eclipse 1900 booklet in Birch bark. Made by A.E. Weatherbe.

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Eclipse 1900 in Birch Bark #1

Solar eclipse 1900 booklet made out of Birch bark (front). Made by A.E. Weatherbe.

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