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Papers of Edward Charles Pickering, 1850-1918 (inclusive).

Author: Edward C Pickering
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Database:WorldCat
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Includes personal, family, and official correspondence; unpublished autobiography; scrapbooks; and notebooks.
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Genre/Form: Scrapbooks
Diaries
Drawings
Autobiographies
Photoprints
Letterpress copybooks
Named Person: Edward C Pickering; Edward Pickering; William H Pickering; Pickering family.
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Edward C Pickering
OCLC Number: 76972845
Description: 5 linear ft. of mss

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Includes personal, family, and official correspondence; unpublished autobiography; scrapbooks; and notebooks.

Correspondence includes letterpress copybooks and other personal letters, 1850-1883; official correspondence, 1911-1922, with Harvard committees and socities; and family material including estate papers, 1886-1918. Notebooks include diary, 1910, of trip to Pasadena for meeting of Solar Union; scrapbook of engravings of original ink and pencil drawings (some apparently by William H. and Edward Pickering) illustrating Boston buildings; information about farmers magnetic electric machine; other scrapbooks with clippings on astronomy; and notebook, 1877, of observations mainly from mountains and other points in New England. Also manuscript of autobiography, personal notebook, diplomas, will, photographs, and other memorabilia. Related publications and reference material also available in repository.

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