Yerkes Observatory Events

Yerkes Observatory Events

Yerkes Observatory Events
Dedication and Conference, October 1897 4:1067b (2008-003)
VI: Yerkes Observatory
Attendees of the Yerkes Observatory dedication and 1st conference of Astronomers and Astrophysicists. Held the week of October 18-22, 1897, the program was organized by George Ellery Hale, Yerkes director. The conference ended immediately before the dedication ceremony, which began at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, October 21. Those who attended include: Edward Emerson Barnard, A. C. Behr, N. E. Bennett, John A. Brashear, William R. Brooks, Sherburne W. Burnham, Hugh L. Callendar, Henry S. Carhart, E. Colbert, William H. Collins, George C. Comstock, Henry Crew, Susan Jane Cunningham, Charles L. Doolittle, Ferdinand Ellerman, Edmund A. Engler, Albert S. Flint, Edwin Brant Frost, Caroline E. Furness, Father John G. Hagen, S.J., Evelina Conklin Hale, George Ellery Hale, Asaph Hall Jr., William Harkness, Father John T. Hedrick, S.J., George W. Hough, Margaret L. M. Huggins, William Huggins, George F. Hull, William J. Humphreys, Leslie H. Ingham, George Kathan, James E. Keeler, Kurt Laves, Francis P. Leavenworth, E. E. Lockridge, Henry C. Lord, Carl A. R Lundin, Alva A. Lyon, C. H. McLeod, Malcolm McNeil, Albert A. Michelson, Ephraim Miller, Thomas F. Moran, George C. Mors, Forest R. Moulton, George W. Myers, Simon Newcomb, Ernest F. Nichols, John A. Parkhurst, Henry M. Paul, W. W. Payne, Edward C. Pickering, L. S. Pickering, Mrs. Pickering, Charles Lane Poor, Henry S. Pritchett, Alden W. Quimby, J. K. Rees, George W. Ritchey, C. H. Rockwell, Abbott L. Rotch, Carl Runge, Frederic H. Seares, Mabel Urmy Seares, J. C. Shedd, T. S. Smith, M. B. Snyder, A. G. Stillhamer, Goodwin D. Swezey, Charles B. Thwing, David P. Todd, Milton Updegraff, Winslow Upton, John M. Van Vleck, Frank W. Very, Frank L. O. Wadsworth, Mary W. Whitney, E. J. Wilczynski, Emily Newcomb Wilson.
Hale, George Ellery, 1868-1938 | Yerkes Observatory | American Astronomical Society | Dedications (Ceremonies) | Conferences | Scientific societies
Glass plate negatives; 19.8 x 24.8 cm
373 West Geneva Street | Williams Bay, Wisconsin
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

View information about rights and permissions.

View information about ordering reproductions.