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Title
William Cranch Bond family collection, 1845-approximately 1940
Name/Creator
Bond family., creator
Bond, Elizabeth L.
Bond, William Cranch, 1789-1859
Bond, George Phillips, 1825-1865
HOLLIS IDLocation
Harvard University Archives
Language
English
Description
Approximately 0.5 cubic foot
Form/Genre
mixed material

Drawings.
Subject
Bond family ;  Bond, William Cranch , 1789-1859 ;  Bond, George Phillips , 1825-1865 ;  Bond, Elizabeth L ;  Harvard College Observatory. ;  Sunspots -- Research

Category
Harvard College Observatory Expedition: Boyden Station, Arequipa, Peru, 1889-1927

Manuscripts and records

Note
This collection holds papers relating to the work and life of the William Cranch Bond family of Massachusetts. It includes several later family chronicles written by Elizabeth L. Bond.

William Cranch Bond (1789-1859), son of a clockmaker, was the proprietor of Willliam Bond & Son, makers of scientific instruments, particularly chronometers. Both William Cranch Bond and his son George Phillips Bond (1925-1865) were directors of the Harvard College Observatory and held the title Phillips Professor of Astronomy.

Bond family. William Cranch Bond family collection, 1845-approximately 1940. HUG 1225 and HUG 1226, Harvard University Archives.
Other Title
Other Title
  Collections of the Harvard University Archives. Personal archives
Other Title
  Collections of the Harvard University Archives. Faculty archives