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Title
Group photograph of dignitaries and guests on the front steps of Yerkes Observatory, October 1897
Date Created and/or Issued
1897 October
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Dignitaries and guests posed on the front steps of the Yerkes Observatory during its dedication. George Ellery Hale is in a light hat on the far right towards the back. The second item in this group is this same photograph, with ms. key, listing most people in the photograph. The third item is the key. The key reads: 1. E.E. Barnard, 2. C.N. Rockwell, 3. G.L. Hull, 4. [blank], 5. Kurt Lanes, 6. Frank Very, 7. E.B. Frost, 8. Henry M. Paul, 9. E.F. Nichols, 10. F.R. Moulton, 11. Ephraim Miller, 12. Father Kendrick, 13. John M. Van Vleck, 14. Milton Updegraff, 15. Wm. R. Brooks, 16. F.L.O. Wadsworth, 17. H.C. Lord, 18. F.H. Seares, 19. [blank], 20. G.D. Hough, 21. Caroline E. Furness, 22. A.A. Lyon, 23. Mrs. Pickering, 24. Mr. Hale, 25. Miss Cunningham, 26. Carl A.R. Lundin, 27. J.A. Parkhurst, 28. John A. Brashear, 29. G.W. Ritchey, 30. McLeod, 31. Father Hagen, 32. Chas. Lane Poor, 33. J.K. Reese, 34. Miss Whitney, 35. J.E. Keeler, 36. Henry Pritchett, 37. [blank], 38. [blank], 39. [blank], 40. G.W. Miller, 41. C.L. Doolittle, 42. E.C. Pickering, 43. A.W. Quimby, 44. F.P. Flint, 45. Assph Hill Jr., 46. M.B. Snyder, 47. C.A. Runge, 48. W.A. Paine, 49. Winslow Upton, 50. Jos. Kathan, 51. G.D. Swezey, 52. Geo. E. Hale, 53. Bennett, 54. F. Ellesman, 55. Geo. Mons, 56. W.J. Humphreys, 57. Henry Crew.
Image courtesy of the Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science Collection at the Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
Type
Image
Format
image/tiff
Extent
Black and white photograph; 19 x 24 cm
Identifier
Yerkes Observatory #043
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/3
Subject
Yerkes Observatory
Hale, George Ellery, 1868-1938
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Group portraits. (gmgpc)
Portrait Photographs. (aat)
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Williams Bay (Wis.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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