1901 Solar Eclipse Expedition

1901 Solar Eclipse Expedition

1901 Solar Eclipse Expedition
Group photograph 9:5 (2008-274)
VI: Yerkes Observatory
United States Naval Observatory solar eclipse party, February 1901. The eleven-member team, including astronomer Edward Emerson Barnard of Yerkes Observatory, journeyed to Sumatra to document the total solar eclipse of May 18, 1901. Among those pictured: L. E. Jewell, Heber D. Curtis?, William S. Eichelberger, Frank B. Littell, Samuel A. Mitchell, William J. Humphreys, George H. Peters, Edward Emerson Barnard, W. W. Dinwiddie, Paul Draper, Dr. Gilbert, Charles G. Abbott, A. N. Skinner. Photograph taken aboard the U. S. A. T. Sheridan in San Francisco Bay, California.
Eichelberger, William Snyder, 1865-1951 | Barnard, Edward Emerson, 1857-1923 | Mitchell, Samuel Alfred, 1874-1960 | Humphreys, William Jackson, 1862-1949 | Littell, Frank Bowers, born 1869 | Abbot, Charles Greeley, 1872-1973
Photographic prints; 15.8 x 21.2 cm
San Francisco Bay, California
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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